Stories about baseball
Huntley third baseman AJ Putty was on fire in a summer tournament in late July where several schools were watching. A few weeks later, the junior committed to Illinois.
The Illinois Valley Pistol Shrimp and the Prospect League set attendance records during the 2023 season.
Game on Sept. 17 is at Creston
Cincinnati Reds outfielder Nick Martini, a Prairie Ridge graduate, homered in the ninth inning to tie the score and the Reds beat the Cubs 3-2 in the second game of their doubleheader.
The benefit will recognize two-year anniversary of Sean Horst’s homecoming following his spinal cord injury. Deadline to purchase tickets is 5 p.m. Saturday.
The Oregon Ganymedes finished second in the second class division at the 20th Annual Tournament of Historic Base Ball on Sunday The vintage 'base ball' team won two games and lost two games in extra innings and was awarded the sportsmanship trophy.
NAPA Auto Parts played solid in all three phases in a 7-1 win over Gavin’s Lawncare in Sunday evening's Streator Youth Baseball’s Major (11-12) Division city championship game at Southside Park.
Vintage rules base ball (spelled as two words in the 1800s) is played with no gloves, and ‘gentlemanly’ conduct.
It was a day of ups and downs for the Oregon Ganymedes at the 20th Annual Tournament of Historic Base Ball on Saturday. The vintage 'base ball' team won its first game, but lost its second.
Mike Szczepanski, Jeff Halsema, Mike McKibben, Kenny Long and Anthony Manfrin will be inducted into the Dundee-Crown High School Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct. 7 at the Golf Club of Illinois in Algonquin.
Four new members will enter the Jacobs High School Hall of Fame on Friday, Sept. 1.
The Los Angeles Dodgers’ Bobby Miller and Pittsburgh Pirates’ Quinn Priester, two of McHenry County’s all-time great pitchers, are set to make major league starts on the same day for the second time in the past six days.
The Illinois Valley Pistol Shrimp closed the 2023 season with a 5-4 win over the Clinton LumberKings on Saturday.
The Illinois Valley Pistol Shrimp lost 13-3 in seven innings to the Quincy Gems on Saturday.
This season's Illinois Valley Pistol Shrimp roster includes four players who were born and raised in Hawaii.