TORONTO (AP) — Drew Hutchison matched his career-high with 10 strikeouts in 6 1/3 innings, Dioner Navarro had two hits and two RBIs, and the Toronto Blue Jays completed a three-game sweep with an 11-1 win over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night.
CHICAGO (AP) — Retiring Chicago White Sox slugger Paul Konerko hopes to return next week from a broken bone in his left hand.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Rams defensive end Chris Long will undergo surgery and is out indefinitely with a left leg injury sustained in the opening loss to the Vikings.
LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. (AP) — Stevenson High School point guard Jalen Brunson, who received scholarship offers from Illinois and other major college basketball programs, announced Wednesday he has decided to attend Villanova.
Ryan Rickets is a 2011 GHS graduate who played football, basketball and track for the Silver Streaks. He is currently the starting left guard for the Western Illinois University football team. Ryan will graduate from Western in December but will return as a fifth year player for the Leathernecks next season. We had a chance to chat with Ryan about his high school experience in Galesburg and his career at WIU on the WGIL Morning News.
The Abingdon/Avon Tornadoes have cracked the top-10 in this week’s Illinois High School Class 1A Football Poll.