Pitchers and catchers have enough to do in high school baseball, so courtesy runners often take their place on the base paths.
SAUGET — Ty Kueper knew a hanging curveball was coming, and he had a pretty good idea what he was going to do with it.
SALEM — On paper, the Class 3A Salem Sectional baseball final looked like a showdown between evenly matched teams.
GRANITE CITY — Sometimes a baseball team needs a hero. Sometimes it just needs a worker to grind out difficult situations that could prove pivotal.
ST. CHARLES — Graham Bundy Jr.’s aggressive charge at the De Smet goal in the opening seconds said it all.
ST. CHARLES — The MICDS boys’ lacrosse team is on the brink of its sixth consecutive state championship.
ALTON — Adam Stilts insisted he was pitching to contact. Belleville East’s hitters insisted otherwise.
NEW ATHENS • Pitchers and pitch counts dominated Saturday morning’s Class 1A regional championship game between Valmeyer and host New Athens.
CREVE COUER — CBC threw down the gauntlet in the first quarter against De Smet.