State & National News

May 30, 2015 - 5:16pm
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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
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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
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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...

May 30, 2015 - 5:07pm
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Tate Matheny hit a grand slam and two doubles and Jon Harris pitched eight solid innings after allowing a leadoff homer to power Missouri State over Canisius 14-1 on Saturday in the NCAA Springfield Regional.

Matt Fultz added three RBIs, including a third-inning sacrifice fly to give the Bears (46-10) a 2-1 lead. Missouri State played Iowa later Saturday.

Matheny's grand slam highlighted an eight-run sixth. Missouri State had...

May 30, 2015 - 5:04pm
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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Meb Keflezighi will run his first competitive race in the masters division when he competes in the Suja Rock 'n' Roll San Diego Half Marathon on Sunday.

The race has been chosen as U.S. Track & Field's Masters Half Marathon National Championships.

Says Keflezighi: "It's going to be the same distance. I hope nobody 40 years old or older will pass me."

He turned 40 on May 5.

It's also going...

May 30, 2015 - 5:02pm
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COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Andrew Beckwith pitched shutout ball into the ninth inning and second-seeded Coastal Carolina ousted fourth-seeded Texas 4-1 Saturday in the College Station Regional.

The Chanticleers (39-20) advanced to play either top-seeded Texas A&M or third-seeded California in an elimination game on Sunday.

Beckwith (6-4) allowed struck out five over a career-high 8 1-3 innings. After Texas Southern scored, Bobby Holmes...

May 30, 2015 - 4:56pm
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CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Josh Anderson broke a tie with a two-run single in the eighth inning in FIU's 2-0 victory over East Carolina on Saturday in an NCAA regional elimination game.

On Sunday, FIU (30-30) will play the Miami-Columbia loser in another elimination game. East Carolina finished the season 40-22.

FIU starter Chris Mourelle pitched 7 1-3 innings, allowing six hits and no walks. Danny Dopico (3-4) got the final five outs, allowing one...

May 30, 2015 - 4:55pm
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DOVER, Del. (AP) — Chris Buescher stretched his fuel, connected with a teammate and held on to win the Xfinity Series at race at Dover International Speedway on Saturday.

Buescher won for the second time in the last three races and added to his lead in the series points race. He edged Chase Elliott for a win two weeks ago at Iowa Speedway.

He went 98 miles on his final run, saving just enough fuel to pull into victory lane. Buescher knocked his Roush...

May 30, 2015 - 4:53pm
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Esteban Puerta hit a three-run homer and drove in four runs, lifting Florida Atlantic to an 8-1 victory over Florida A&M on Saturday in the Gainesville Regional.

FAU (41-18) advanced to face the winner of the game between fourth-seeded Florida and South Florida on Sunday in the NCAA Tournament.

FAU's Kyle Miller (7-3) allowed one run and three hits over five innings, striking out three.

Puerta had a...

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