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U. S. Senior Amateur
To the pitching wedge, Taylorville's very own Dave Ryan wins the U.S. Senior Amateur.
Ryan took the first five of six holes against Matthew Sughrue in the championship match today!
Things got close after the fifteenth hole where Sughrue tied it up with an even hole count after Ryan got a bogey.
Sughrue would bogey on the sixteenth and eighteenth finishing one over par, w ... READ MORE >>
Cubs Clinch Divsion
Thanks to a loss from the St. Louis Cardinals, the Chicago Cubs magic number to clinch the National League Central Division is zero.
The Cubs clinched the division and a playoff berth with sixteen games left on the season, marking the earliest the team has clinched since 1969.
Chicago is 94 and 53 on the season, and 17.5 games ahead of the second place Cardinals.
The Cub ... READ MORE >>
Horse Trainer at Indiana State University
There's no horsing around about this one!
Galloping to Tilson auditorium at Indiana State University will be U.S. Racing Hall of Fame horse trainer, Bob Baffert.
Baffert has won two Belmont Stakes, four Kentucky Derbies and six Preakness Stakes.
Baffert also trained Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, the first horse to win the Triple Crown in 37 years.
He now trains thor ... READ MORE >>
EIU Softball Releases Fall Schedule
The Eastern Illinois University softball team has its eyes set on September 25th for a matchup with a local rival.
The Panthers released their fall schedule earlier today, and the team will face University of Illinois in one of its two away games.
Eastern will host 10 games this fall while two of those will be against Lincoln Land College and Olney Central.
Eastern has 14 ... READ MORE >>