Mark Reeder was prepared to take some time away from the diamond.
Wentzville's fourth and newest high school has a unique nickname (Grizzlies) and a staff of coaches meticulously hired for inaugural school year.
All-Metro baseball player of the year made a habit of delivering in the clutch for 2A state champs.
All-Metro pitcher of the year Luc Fladda was 9-1 with an area-leading 94 strikeouts and an 1.17 ERA.
JOLIET — O'Fallon High senior shortstop Garrett Meyer knew there would be better days ahead.
The Midgets (36-3), who won their final 15 games, claimed their second state crown to go along with a title in 1989.
NORMAL — Freeburg High senior catcher Hayden Ott didn't give it a second thought.
NORMAL, Ill. — It stung as Luke Deakos stood on the field, but he smiled through the pain.
NORMAL — Nathan Terhaar figured he would be cheering on his teammates from the bench Thursday morning.
A Stitch plush toy has become the team's good luck charm as it has marched back to 2A final four. A potent offense hasn't hurt, either.
In just their second season as a program, the Griffins are in the Class 1A state tournament for the first time.
CARBONDALE — Freeburg senior Colin Brueggemann didn't despair Monday night as Harrisburg's offense ran rampant against him in the early stages…
O'Fallon's sizzling offense promptly removed all the drama Monday in the Class 4A Normal Super-Sectional.