Category Archives: Local Sports

Sports for Thursday

Sports for Thursday

By Kevin Bessler NFL Football- The Philadephia Eagles visit the New York Giants tonight. Major League Baseball– Chicago Cubs slugger Kris Bryant recently turned down a long-term offer from the team worth more than $200 million, according to multiple reports. NHL- The Chicago Blackhawks are on the road tonight in Minnesota to play the Wild.…MORE

Wednesday Morning Sports

Wednesday Morning Sports

By Kevin Bessler Girls High School Volleyball– Pontiac lost to Tolono Unity in 3 sets;  26-28, 25-16 & 19-25.  They are now 9 & 11 on the season.  The JV squad lost in 2 sets to fall to 11 & 4. Major League Baseball– Pittsburgh Pirates 6 Chicago Cubs 0 The Cubs managed only 5…MORE

Sports Headlines for Thursday

Sports Headlines for Thursday

By Kevin Bessler Milwaukee Brewers 5 Chicago Cubs 1 The Brewers win the rubber game of the series to move within 1 game of the National League Central division lead.  The Cubs will be in Washington DC this afternoon to play a make-up game against the Nationals. Pittsburgh Pirates 4 St. Louis Cardinals 3 The…MORE

Wednesday Morning Sports Update

Wednesday Morning Sports Update

By Kevin Bessler Chicago Cubs 3 Milwaukee Brewers 0 Cubs Pitcher Jose Quintana allowed just 3 hits in just over 6 innings to get the win.  Catcher Victor Caratini drive in 2 runs as Chicago increased their lead over the Brewers to 2 games in the National League Central division.  The two teams will play…MORE

Friday Sports Notes

Friday Sports Notes

Chicago Cubs 6 Washington Nationals 4 David Bote knocked in the go-ahead run in the 10th inning as the Cubs took game 1 of a weekend series.  Central Illinois’ Ben Zobrist collected 2 hits and knocked in 2 runs in the win.  Game two of the series is tonight. St. Louis Cardinals vs. Detroit Tigers…MORE

Friday Sports Notes

Friday Sports Notes

By Kevin Bessler Chicago Cubs 5  Atlanta Braves 4 In a make-up game that was postponed earlier this season, the Cubs got a homer from Tommy La Stella in the 6th inning for the win.  Chicago retains a 4 1/2 game lead in the NL Central. St. Louis Cardinals 5 Pittsburgh Pirates 0 Redbirds pitcher…MORE

Sports Notes from WJEZ

Sports Notes from WJEZ

The Cubs and the Mets had to call it quits because of rain. The two clubs were tied last night at 1 apiece when the weather got in the way. The game is scheduled to resume at noon today, with today’s game to follow. Jack Flaherty gets the win as the Cardinals beat the Pirates…MORE

Your Monday Sports Update

Your Monday Sports Update

By Greg Halbleib The Cubs welcome the Mets to Wrigley Field for a Monday night series opener. Right-hander Noah Syndegaard is on the mound for the Mets while the Cubs counter with lefty Jon Lester. The Cubs shut out the Reds on Sunday 9-0. The White Sox open a set in New York tonight as…MORE

Sports Results from the Weekend

Sports Results from the Weekend

The Saint Louis Cardinals wrapped up their road trip to Milwaukee yesterday as they finished their series with the Brewers. The Brewers jumped out to an early lead, but the 4th and 5th innings proved to be crucial moments for the Cardinals, who bounced back with multiple runs to win the game 8-2. After splitting…MORE

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