Category Archives: Local Sports

Sports on Classic Hits, 98.9, WJEZ

Sports on Classic Hits, 98.9, WJEZ

They say lightning doesn’t strike twice, but it did at Dwight Country Club on Thursday two golfers struck holes-in-one. The Pontiac Daily Leader reports Sue Suddick of Dwight used a seven-iron to ace the par-three ninth hole. A short time later, John Carlson, struck a hole in one from the white tees, a 110-yard shot…MORE

Summertime Sports Action on Classic Hits, 98.9, WJEZ

Summertime Sports Action on Classic Hits, 98.9, WJEZ

Even though school is out in most central Illinois school districts, Pontiac’s softball team is still very much alive. The Indians are in the sectional round on Wednesday at Washington taking on the host Panthers. PTHS won a Class 3A Regional Saturday defeating Geneseo. Dwight’s season came to an end Saturday in a loss to…MORE

The Latest from WJEZ Sports

The Latest from WJEZ Sports

Carter Dawson’s bases-clearing double drove in all three Pontiac runs in a 3-1 win over Clinton in the Class 3A U-High Regional baseball tournament at Williamson Field. Dawson also pitched six strong innings for the win which sends the Indians into the regional semifinals. The seventh-seeded Indians will play No. 2 seed University High on…MORE

Your morning look at sports

Your morning look at sports

Pontiac softball gets set to open the postseason this week after closing out the regular season with a pair of shutout wins over Charleston last Friday.MORE

Your morning look at sports

Your morning look at sports

In the baseball regionals, Prairie Central was ousted from the Class 2A Hoopeston Regional semifinals in a 13-3 loss to Bismarck-Henning.MORE

Your morning look at sports

Your morning look at sports

In softball, the tandem of Regan Krause and Amanda Fox combined on another no-hitter for Pontiac in a 5-0 win over Streator.MORE

Your morning look at sports

Your morning look at sports

The Chicago White Sox salvaged one win in their three-game Crosstown Classic with the Cubs at Wrigley Field, taking the finale 5-3.MORE

Your morning look at sports

Your morning look at sports

In softball, Pontiac’s Regan Krause pitched five innings on no-hit ball as the Indians settle for a team one-hitter in a 10-0 six-inning win over Lincoln. MORE

Your morning look at sports

Your morning look at sports

In softball, Pontiac fell to Normal West 3-2. The Wildcats plated all three runs in the third inning after the Indians took the early lead. MORE