Friday schedule

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Thursday:

High School Baseball–
Normal Community 3, Normal West 2

Girls High School Soccer–
Normal Community 1, Peoria Manual 0

Friday:

LIVE ON WJBC-AM 1230–
St. Louis Cardinals at Chicago Cubs, 12:25 p.m.

College Baseball–
Indiana State at Illinois State, 5 p.m.
Carthage at Illinois Wesleyan, 6 p.m.
Illinois Central at Heartland (DH), 3 p.m.

College Softball–
Illinois State at Valparaiso, 3 p.m.
College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin Tournament at Illinois Wesleyan–
North Central vs. Carthage, 11 a.m.
Wheaton vs. Illinois Wesleyan, 1 p.m.
Losers 1 & 2, 3 p.m.
Winners 1 & 2, 5 p.m.

High School Baseball–
Central Catholic at El Paso-Gridley, 4:30 p.m.
Limestone at Normal Community, 4:30 p.m.
U-High at O’Fallon/Triad Classic

High School Softball–
Bloomington at Champaign Centennial, 4:30 p.m.
Moline at Normal West (DH), 4:30 p.m.
Central Catholic at Mahomet-Seymour, 5 p.m.

Girls High School Soccer–
Bloomington at Olympia, 4:30 p.m.
Normal Community at Naperville Central, 7 p.m.

Girls High School Track and Field–
Big 12 Conference Meet at Bloomington, 4:30 p.m.

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