Pro Sports Archives for 2018-04

Friday April 20 2018


Cubs def Cards 8-5

Jon Lester only gave up 1 unearned run in 6 innings and Jason Heyward hit a homerun



(Richmond va --jc)  -- Its racing under the lights tomorrow night at Richmond in the Monster Energy series. Nascar driver Kyle Busch says finishing in the top 10, just is not good enough..



 Rookie driver Daniel Hemric says racing their for the first time in a cup race is exciting…



The Monster Energy Toyota Owners 400 race has a 4-30 broadcast start on Saturday.




Thursday April 19 2018


A’s def White Sox 12-11 14 innings


Cubs and Cards were postponed


NASCAR is headed to Richmond this weekend.  Driver Kyle Larson in the past has not looked forward to Richmond but his view has been changing lately…



NASCAR driver Kyle Larson.  You can hear racing on WEXG Saturday at 4:30 with the Toyota Owners 400 from Richmond.


Wednesday April 18 2018


Cardinals def Cubs 5-3

Matt Carpenter had 2 hits and 2 RBI


A’s def White Sox 10-2



Tuesday April 17 2018


Cubs, Cards and Sox postponed



Kyle Busch passed Kyle Larson with 5 laps to go at Bristol Motor Speedway to win his second straight Cup series race after the race was delayed on Sunday because of rain. Jimmie Johnson was third, followed by Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Alex Bowman.


Tonight on WEXG its NASCAR Live. Get the latest news in NASCAR from 6-7.



Monday April 16 2018


Cardinals def Reds 3-2

Harrison Bader hit a 2 run homerun and Carlos Martinez had 11 strikeouts


Cubs and Braves postponed

White Sox and Twins postponed


CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Ty Weber threw a complete game and Michael Massey hit a grand slam to give Illinois a 10-4 win over Rutgers and finish a three-game series sweep. Weber allowed four runs on four hits while striking out six. Illinois (23-8, 9-3 Big Ten) secured head coach Dan Hartleb's 400th career victory. The Illini have won five straight and 22 of their last 27.


(Terre Haute, IN-dg)-Tyson Hays’s 3 run homerun led Illinois St. baseball to a 5-3 victory over Indiana St. on Sunday. It was the first series win at Indiana St. since 2014.



(Bristol TN--jc)  Coverage of the Food City 500 continues this morning on WEXG. The race was rained out after several tries to complete the Monster Energy event on Sunday afternoon. Racetime this morning is 11-30am.



Friday April 13 2018


Pirates def Cubs 6-1


Cardinals def Reds 13-1

Jose Martinez had 4 hits, including a homerun, that produced 6 RBI


Twins def White Sox 4-0




CHAMPAIGN -  No. 13 Fighting Illini men's golf is set to host the Bradley Braves on Saturday for an 18-hole medal match play event at Stone Creek Golf Club. The event will begin at 10 a.m. and feature seven individual matches, each teeing off from the first hole.


CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Illinois and Rutgers, two teams tied for third place in the Big Ten standings in baseball, meet this weekend for three games at Illinois Field. It will be games 2-4 of a nine-game homestand for the Illini. Illinois (20-8, 6-3 Big Ten) is coming of a 2-1 series win at Maryland last weekend



(Bristol--jc)  Nascar heads to Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend. Nascar driver Aric Almirola says Bristol is special to him and has this race circled on the calendar…



 Driver Austin Dillon says he is ready to make a move to get a win…




Tonight and tomorrow is the World of Outlaws Illini 100 at the Farmer City Raceway, weather permitting.


Sunday on WEXG, it’s the Monster Energy Food City 500 from Bristol with a noon start time.


Thursday April 12 2018


Cubs def Pirates 13-5

Javier Baez hit 2 homeruns


Brewers def Cardinals 3-2


White Sox def Rays 2-1

Matt Davidson hit a 2 run homerun in the 8th inning



Detroit def Chicago 119-87

NASCAR is headed to Bristol this weekend.  Driver Kurt Busch talks about looking forward to the Bristol race…  


Driver Austin Dillon talks about how Bristol is consistent…



Practice for the World of Outlaws Illini 100 takes place this afternnon at the Farmer City Raceway.  Races take place Friday and Saturday night.




Wednesday April 11 2018


Cardinals def Brewers 5-3 11 inn

Matt Carpenter homered in the 11th


Pirates def Cubs 8-5


Rays def White Sox 6-5





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