Stories about baseball
The Illinois Valley Pistol Shrimp beat the Wabash Valley REX 13-7 on Tuesday in Peru.
Danny Wuestenfeld hit for the cycle, including a grand slam, in a 15-1 win over the Clinton LumberKings.
Renamed for the night, Pistol Shrimp loss only negative on themed event
The Illinois Valley Pistol Shrimp split a doubleheader with the Normal CornBelters on Friday.
The Illinois Valley Pistol Shrimp beat the Burlington Bees 14-4 on Thursday for their fifth win in a row.
The Illinois Valley Pistol Shrimp beat the Burlington Bees 12-6 on Wednesday for their fourth win in a row.
St. Francis rising junior TJ McMillen, one of the area's top recruited football players, also helped lead his varsity baseball team to conference, regional and sectional championships. McMillen is the 2021 Kane County Chronicle Chronicle Male Athlete of the Year.
After a perfect game led off his 2021 season, Eastland's Drew Burkholder put up big numbers at the plate, and a minuscule number as his ERA, to earn the title of Sauk Valley Media's Baseball Player of the Year.
Sauk Valley Media names its 2021 All-Area Baseball Team, led by Player of the Year Drew Burkholder of Eastland.