Monday scoreboard, Tuesday schedule

Scoreboards are sponsored by COUNTRY Financial Representative Eric Lapan


Women’s College Volleyball:
Illinois State def. Indiana State 25-21, 27-25, 25-21

Girls High School Volleyball:
Class 1A Sectional Semifinal at Milford–Crete Illinois Lutheran def. Blue Ridge 28-26, 25-23
Class 2A Sectional Semifinal at Pleasant Plains–Tri-Valley def. Macomb 25-18, 25-13
Class 2A Sectional Semifinal at Spring Valley Hall–Orion def. Deer Creek-Mackinaw 25-14, 25-17; El Paso-Gridley def. Port Byron Riverdale 25-19, 25-17
Class 3A Sectional Semifinal at Mahomet-Seymour–U-High def. Mahomet-Seymour 25-23, 25-16
Class 4A Sectional Semifinal at Ottawa–Minooka def. Normal Community 25-12, 25-15


Women’s College Basketball–Truman State at Illinois State, 6:50 p.m.

Women’s College Basketball:
Truman State at Illinois State, 7 p.m.

Men’s College Basketball:
Illinois Wesleyan at Southern Illinois (exhibition), 7 p.m.
Nicolls State at Illinois, 7 p.m.

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