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Gaetti Youth Tournament Gets Underway Tonight

Gaetti Youth Tournament Gets Underway Tonight

There will be plenty of local 12u baseball action starting Friday afternoon at Rotary Park in Centralia when the first annual Gary Gaetti Youth Tournament opens up. At 5pm a pair of opening round games will be played.  The South Central Storm Chasers will take on Herrin at the same time Beckemeyer plays the Clinton…Read more »

State court suit over ‘no-call’ can proceed against NFL

State court suit over ‘no-call’ can proceed against NFL

UNDATED (AP) _ A Louisiana judge is allowing a lawsuit to proceed against the NFL over the blown playoff “no-call” that led to the Rams beating the Saints and advancing to the 2019 Super Bowl. State Civil District Court Judge Nicole Sheppard issued the ruling Thursday in the damage suit filed by attorney Antonio LeMon.…Read more »

Woods tries not to make it a short week at Royal Portrush

Woods tries not to make it a short week at Royal Portrush

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Tiger Woods arrived at Royal Portrush on Sunday morning. Now he tries to avoid leaving Friday afternoon from the British Open. Woods, Rory McIlroy and others who got off to a rugged start faced a daunting task trying to make the cut on a links course with ever-changing conditions and…Read more »

Edman’s grand slam lifts Cardinals over Reds 7-4

Edman’s grand slam lifts Cardinals over Reds 7-4

CINCINNATI (AP) — Tommy Edman expected to see a breaking ball on the first pitch of his sixth-inning at-bat, and he didn’t waste it. The St. Louis rookie snapped a tie with his first career grand slam and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-4 Thursday night for their fifth win in six…Read more »

Big Ten’s Delany says old mistakes to blame for college woes

Big Ten’s Delany says old mistakes to blame for college woes

CHICAGO (AP) — Outgoing Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany kicked off his final Big Ten football media days Thursday by saying he thinks some serious mistakes made in the 1970s created problems today in college athletics. Delany, who is in his 31st and final year as commissioner, said the loss of the four-year scholarship, the…Read more »

Health and Wellness Fun Fest at Centralia Recreation Center on Thursday

Health and Wellness Fun Fest at Centralia Recreation Center on Thursday

A free health and wellness fun-fest is scheduled for Thursday afternoon at the Centralia Recreation Center. Rebecca Beaupre is one of three University of Illinois students coordinating the program sponsored by the South Central Illinois Area Health Education Center, SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital and the Centralia Recreation Complex. “We have a lot of things…Read more »