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The Illinois Central College women’s soccer team fell 2-1 in overtime to Kaskaskia College at Eastside Centre. The Blue Devils scored in the first half on a goal by sophomore forward Miranda Burroughs only to have the Cougars even the game on a goal by Princeton, IL freshman midfielder Chelsea Compton.  Kaskaskia (5-2) freshman Marissa Burroughs scored the golden goal at 8:58 in the first overtime for game winner.

-Bob

I went down to O’Brien Field to photograph the next to last home game of the season of the Peoria Chiefs. Looking to shoot some behind the scenes stuff of the crowd rather than the game, after nearly six months of shooting baseball over the summer. Hope you enjoy the snapshots as I get ready for fall season.

-Bob

The Peoria Chiefs’ three-game winning streak ended when the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers scored three runs in the ninth inning to hand the Chiefs a 4-1 loss on Tuesday on Illini Night at O’Brien Field before 1,334 fans. The loss dampened a night that started with new Illinois men’s basketball coach John Groce throwing out a ceremonial first pitch. The Timber Rattlers had three straight singles to start the inning against Peoria reliever Justin Berg to break the tie. A second run scored on an error by Wes Darvill and Berg was lifted for Austin Reed. Click here for game stats.

-Bob

Peoria Chiefs starting pitcher Gerardo Conception (2-4) held the Kernels hitless through 5.1 innings. Trailing 1-0, Ryan Jones picked up the first hit in the 6th inning as he beat out an infield single that was hit up the middle and backhanded by Chiefs second baseman Zeke DeVoss. Kaleb Cowart then followed with an infield single for the second hit. Concepcion allowed no runs on two hits while striking out four and walking four. The Kernels were held to six hits as the Peoria Chiefs shut out Cedar Rapids 4-0 on Wednesday night before 4,568 fans. Peoria added three runs in the 6th inning, Zeke DeVoss doubled to begin the frame. He came home on Taiwan Easterling’s 2-run home run to left field. Later in the inning, Javier Baez’s RBI single plated Wes Darvill. Click here for game boxscore.

-Bob


The Nashville Hornettes (34-4) stunned the St. Joeseph-Ogden Spartans (40-1) in there IHSA Class 2A semifinal game 5-2 at Eastside Centre. Nashville jumped to a 3-0 lead in the top of the first inning on a three-run homer by Hannah Yung. Sophomore Kiley Pelker belted a two-run double in second inning for an early 5-0 lead and held on with the strong pitching of Maci Ingram. The Freshman pitcher allowed five hits and struck out 14 in handing SJ-O its first loss of the year. Spartans catcher Mickaela Fleming hit a two-run homer in the fourth inning for their only runs of the game. Click here for complete game info and stats.

-Bob

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