Baseball: Newman riding high after finally breaking through in Elite Eight

Third time the charm for Comets in 1A supersectional

Newman head coach Ken Koerner is given the ice bath after his team won 3-2 over Chicago Hope in the  supersectional baseball game Monday, May 29, 2023.
Newman celebrates their 3-2 supersectional baseball game against Chicago Hope Monday, May 29, 2023. Newman will play next week in Peoria for the class 1A state title.
Newman’s Nolan Britt stabs for the ball as a Chicago Hope player steals second Monday, May 29, 2023.
Ty Reynolds

Ty Reynolds

Ty is the Sports Editor at Sauk Valley Media, and has covered sports in the Sauk Valley for more than two decades.