In a game heard on 93.5 The Game Saturday afternoon, The Eisenhower Panthers beat Highland 39-29 in the 1st round of IHSA playoffs and will host Champaign Central next Saturday at 1pm.
Other Local High School Saturday Playoff Scores:
Winchester West Central 20 St. Teresa 12
LSA 8 Pawnee 42
Westville 12 Maroa-Forsyth 42
Friday Night High School Playoff Scores:
Mt. Zion 14 Taylorville 36
Cerro Gordo-Bement 8 Sangamon Valley 28
In a contest heard on Talk 101 FM, Millikin lost 36-17.
Illinois fell to Penn State 39-0
The Kansas City Royals inched closer to their first World Series title since 1985 by beating the New York Mets 5-3. Kansas City leads the series 3 games to 1.
The St. Louis Rams host the division-rival 49ers this Sunday at the Edward Jones Dome. St. Louis is looking to win back-to-back games for the first time this season. The Rams beat the Browns 24-6 last Sunday to even their record at 3-and-3. San Francisco is last in the NFC West at 2-and-5. You can hear Sunday’s game on Talk 101FM!
NFC North rivals meet up this Sunday as the Vikings play the Bears at Soldier Field. The Bears are coming off their bye week following a 37-34 overtime loss at Detroit in Week Six. That snapped a two-game winning streak for Chicago, which beat the Raiders and Chiefs following an 0-and-3 start. The Bears and Vikes have split their season series each of the last three years.
The Indianapolis Colts hit the road on Monday to battle with the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium. The 3-and-4 Colts are first in the AFC South, with all three of their wins coming against division foes. They’ll look to snap a two-game skid against the unbeaten Panthers.
The “Eliminator” round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup playoffs gets underway Sunday with the Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway. The final eight in contention for the championship are Joey Logano, Carl Edwards, Jeff Gordon, Kurt Busch, Brad Keselowski, Martin Truex Jr., Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch. Sunday’s race is at 12:15pm., and can be heard on 98.1 Griz FM.