Millikin football opened up their season at Lindsay Field in Decatur. In a game heard on TALK 101 FM, the Big Blue defeated Greenville 34-16. Freshman Quarterback Nicco Stepna tossed 4 Touchdowns and threw for 256 yards in the win for Millikin. Remember to tune in to Scott Busboom and Kevin Hale all season long for your home of Millikin Sports, TALK 101 FM.
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns this weekend with the Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. Sunday night at 7:00pm you can hear the race on GRIZ FM 98.1 Illinois throttled Kent State 52-3 Saturday at Memorial Stadium in their game that was originally scheduled for Friday night.
Illinois handily defeated Greenville 52-3 Saturday at Memorial Stadium in a game that was postponed from Friday night by lightning
The Chicago Cubs nipped the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-0. Jake Arrieta (18-6) grabbed the win for the Cubs. Dexter Fowler hit a solo shot homer and David Ross hit a ground out to drive in the other Chicago run.
The St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1. Jaime Garcia (8-4) picked up the victory for the Cards. Stephen Piscotty singled in the game to extend his hitting streak to 12 games for St. Louis. Matt Carpenter hit a two-run homer for the Cardinals.
The Chicago White Sox knocked of the Kansas City Royals 6-1. Jose Quintana (8-10) notched the win for the White Sox. Alexei Ramirez slugged a three-run homer for Chicago.