State & National News

May 30, 2015 - 5:35pm
4 min 27 sec ago

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The NCAA regional game between Illinois and Notre Dame was postponed Saturday night because of rain.

On Friday in the opening games, Illinois (48-8-1) beat Ohio 10-3, and Notre Dame (37-21) topped Wright State 13-7.

May 30, 2015 - 5:34pm
4 min 27 sec ago
Section No. 1 — 1, Jessie Reiser, McHenry, 8:59.58. 2, Irwin Loud, Oak Park (O.P.-River Forest), 9:06.74. 3, Jack Aho, Grayslake (Central), 9:12.08. 4, Connor Horn, Naperville (Neuqua Valley), 9:13.52. 5, Jake Hoffert, Yorkville, 9:14.67. 6, Luke Hoffert, Yorkville, 9:14.99. 7, Peter Johnsrud, Oswego (H.S.), 9:15.72. 8, Kevin Salvano, Buffalo Grove, 9:22.88. 9, Charlie Nodus, Darien (Hinsdale South), 9:23.16. 10, Eryk Yunk, Belvidere (North), 9:25.59. 11, John Klaiber, Naperville (North),...
May 30, 2015 - 5:33pm
4 min 27 sec ago

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Alexis Osorio threw a complete game and struck out nine to help Alabama defeat Oregon 2-1 on Saturday in a Women's College World Series elimination game.

Osorio, a freshman, gave up three hits. She struck out all three batters in the sixth inning and struck out the final two in the seventh to clinch the win. Osorio (22-9) recovered from a tough outing in a 5-0 loss to Michigan on Thursday.

Chandler Dare's single in the second...

May 30, 2015 - 5:32pm
4 min 27 sec ago

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi scored a stunning opener before adding a second goal to lead Barcelona to the Copa del Rey title with a 3-1 victory over Athletic Bilbao on Saturday, giving the Catalan club its second of three possible trophies before it turns to the Champions League final.

Messi dribbled past four Bilbao defenders to put Barcelona in charge in the 20th minute.

Neymar scored in the 37th and Messi capped the win in the 74th before...

May 30, 2015 - 5:30pm
4 min 27 sec ago

QUEBEC CITY (AP) — Erie Otters star Connor McDavid was honored Saturday as the Canadian junior hockey player of the year and won two other awards.

The 18-year-old McDavis, expected to be drafted No. 1 overall by the Edmonton Oilers, also was named the top prospect of the year and took the scholastic player of the year award for a second year in a row.

The awards were announced by the Canadian Hockey League, the umbrella organization for the Western,...

May 30, 2015 - 5:30pm
4 min 27 sec ago
Girls Softball
State Softball Tournament
Regional Final
Division I

Ashville Teays Valley 11, Gahanna Lincoln 10, 8 innings

Barberton at Can. Glenoak, ppd. to June 1.

Holland Springfield 5, Westlake 4

Lebanon 2, Mason 1, 12 innings

Division II
May 30, 2015 - 5:16pm
4 min 27 sec ago
Section No. 1 — 1, Colin DeYoung, Lansing (Illiana Christian), 9:21.63. 2, Alex Keeble, Mahomet (M.-Seymour), 9:24.49. 3, Luke Beattie, Woodstock (H.S.), 9:26.06. 4, Walmer Saavedra, Chicago (Lindblom), 9:29.28. 5, Adam Millburg, Sycamore (H.S.), 9:33.95. 6, William Wolf, Mahomet (M.-Seymour), 9:35.18. 7, Eli Hill, Normal (University), 9:41.34. 8, Nathan Smith, Winnebago, 9:43.72. 9, Brady Carius, Morton, 9:43.75. 10, Shane Williamson, Vernon Hills, 9:46.31. 11, Cole Rodenberg, Waterloo (H...
May 30, 2015 - 5:15pm
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Section No. 1 — 1, Jon Davis, Fithian (Oakwood) (Coop), 9:05.23. 2, Tyler Johnson, Pleasant Plains, 9:32.15. 3, Brandon Wilkerson, Cullom (Tri-Point), 9:32.57. 4, Albert Baldonado, Spring Valley (Hall), 9:34.63. 5, Corbin Kakac, Fairfield, 9:34.75. 6, Eric Ponder, Tuscola, 9:41.77. 7, Marcus Skinner, Shelbyville, 9:44.38. 8, Ross McCormick, Seneca, 9:54.44. 9, Nate Herridge, Elmwood (Coop), 9:55.23. 10, Hunter Cobbley, El Paso (E.P.-Gridley), 9:56.39. 11, Dawson Dodds, Tolono (Unity), 9:56...
May 30, 2015 - 5:12pm
4 min 27 sec ago

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Brian Dozier drove in the tiebreaking run with a triple in the seventh inning, lifting the Minnesota Twins past the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 on Saturday.

Blaine Boyer pitched a perfect ninth for his first save, giving major league leader Glen Perkins a break after the All-Star closer gave up the go-ahead, two-run homer to Chris Colabello the night before.

Kyle Gibson got the Blue Jays to hit into a double play in each of the first...

May 30, 2015 - 5:11pm
4 min 27 sec ago

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers have activated catcher Yasmani Grandal from the seven-day concussion disabled list and have him in the lineup batting sixth against the St. Louis Cardinals.

Outfielder Chris Heisey was optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City before Saturday night's game.

Grandal was batting .400 this month with three homers, four doubles and 15 RBIs in 16 games. Among National League catchers, he was among the leaders in batting...

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