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Salem Post 128 Head To District Championships After Win Over Odin/Patoka/Carlyle

 CENTRALIA – Salem Post 128 punched their ticket to the District Championship with a 14-12 win over Odin/Carlyle/Patoka in the semifinal of the double elimination tournament. Trent Geiler homered and drove in 3, Trevor Markley doubled and added 4 RBI with Trevor Cummins doubling home two runs.  Issak Hays drove in 2 with RBI also…read more »


Cardinals win in interim manager Shildt’s debut

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Matt Carpenter and Dexter Fowler homered to give interim manager Mike Shildt a win in his first game as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-4 on Sunday. Shildt took over for Mike Matheny, who was fired late Saturday after six-plus seasons at the helm. Tommy Pham broke out…read more »


Cubs sweep Padres with 7-4 win

SAN DIEGO (AP) – Jon Lester won for the eighth time in nine starts, Jason Heyward drove in two runs and the Chicago Cubs swept the San Diego Padres with a 7-4 win on Sunday. The Cubs jumped to a 5-0 lead after two innings against rookie left-hander Eric Lauer, who came within one out…read more »


Gennett, Herrera homer to lead Reds past Cardinals, 9-1

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Scooter Gennett and Dilson Herrera homered, Matt Harvey tossed five solid innings and the Cincinnati Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-1 on Friday night. Jesse Winker reached base four times and drove in three runs for the Reds, who won their second in a row against St. Louis after breaking…read more »

National Sports

Dry weather, lightning igniting wildfires across the West

ABC(NEW YORK) — Hot weather moving into California and parts of western Rockies on Monday and the next several days — with temperatures soaring into the 100s — will has authorities fearing more fires could start.There are 35 large uncontained wildfires burning across the western U.S. on Monday morning.Temperatures soared yesterday to 100 degrees in…read more »