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College Baseball–
Missouri Valley Conference Tournament Championship at Duffy Bass Field–Indiana State 9, Dallas Baptist 5; Indiana State 16, Dallas Baptist 3

College Softball–
NCAA Division III National Tournament, Tyler, Texas–Eastern Connecticut State 1, Illinois Wesleyan 0 (IWU eliminated)

High School Baseball–
Class 1A Sectional Championship at Horenberger Field, Illinois Wesleyan University–Ottawa Marquette 1, LeRoy 0
Class 2A Sectional Championship at Horenberger Field–Tuscola 1, St. Joseph-Ogden 0
Class 3A Regional Championship at Bloomington–U-High 15, Bloomington 5
Class 3A Regional Championship at Morton–Lincoln 6, Morton 4
Class 4A Regional Championship at Normal West–Normal West 8, Pekin 5
Class 4A Regional Championship at Moline–Moline 5, Normal Community 3

High School Softball–
Class 2A Sectional Championship at Olympia–Olympia 6, Tolono Unity 0
Class 4A Regional Championship at Pekin–Moline 11, Normal West 2

Boys High School Track and Field–State Finals at O’Brien Field, Charleston–
Class 1A Medalists–
Pole Vault–Ryan Steiner (Tri-Valley) 8th
4×800 Relay–Deer Creek-Mackinaw 8th (John Carnicle, Jacob Henderson, John Blumeyer, Colby Johnson); Tremont 7th (Dalton Petro, Titus Thompson, Leland Sumer, Clayton Brown)
110 High Hurdles–Mason Barr (Ridgeview-Lexington) 1st, Kollin Schlipf (El Paso-Gridley) 8th
300 Intermediate Hurdles–Mason Barr (Ridgeview-Lexington) 1st
100 Dash–Aidan Laughery (Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley) 7th
4×200 Relay–Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 3rd (Caleb Bleich, Tyler Ricks, Ryland Holt, Aidan Laughery)
400 Dash–Devon Butler (Heyworth) 7th
200 Dash–Aidan Laughery (Gibson City-Mevin-Sibley) 4th
4×400 Relay–Tremont 4th (Dalton Petro, Colton Polhemus, Titus Thompson, Timothy Rice); Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 7th (Caleb Bleich, Tyler Ricks, Ryland Holt, Aidan Laughery)

Class 2A Medalists–
Pole Vault–Chandler Ifft (Prairie Central) 1st
High Jump–Trevor Heffren (Eureka) 1st
Discus–Steven Lewis (Pontiac) 8th
4×800 Relay–Olympia 4th (Parker Kistner, Owen Dare, Dylan Bennet, Logan Wheeler); Eureka 8th (Eli Steinbeck, Jack Cook, Brayden Beck, Connor Standish)
400 Dash–Aden Sears (Eureka) 7th
4×400 Relay–Eureka 2nd (Job Knapp, Aden Sears, Connor Standish, Micah Senior)

Class 3A Medalists–
Pole Vault–Liam McGill (Bloomington) 3rd, Reed Wilson (Normal Community) 5th
3200 Run–Charlie Wetzel (Normal West) 6th
4×400 Relay–Bloomington 5th (DaQwan Davis, Merdy Ilonga, Drew Crooks, C.J. Hyde)

Boys High School Tennis State Finals–
Class 1A–
Team Totals–U-High 1st
Singles Championship–Natan Spean (Chicago Northside) def. Dorath Chamarthi (U-High), 6-1, 6-1
Doubles Championship–Thomas Moh & Tyler Bowers (U-High) def. Owen Setran & Darren Greeno (Wheaton Academy), 6-3, 7-6 (5)
Doubles 5th Place–Carter Burk & Brevin Knight (U-High) def. Jack Disharoon & Aanan Kashyap (Dunlap), 4-6, 7-5, 6-1


High School Softball–Class 2A Supersectional at Athens, Olympia vs. Piasa Southwestern, 12:50 p.m.

High School Softball–
Class 2A Supersectional at Athens–Olympia 4, Piasa Southwestern 1 (Spartans play Pinckneyville Fri. 2:30 p.m. at East Peoria in 2A semifinal)

College Baseball–
Illinois State plays Indiana in its first round NCAA regional game at Louisville Fri. 1 p.m.

Sports Director Greg Halbleib can be reached at greg@wjbc.com. 



Reactions to the “A Community in Conflict” exhibit

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