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Cardinals down Brewers, move into 2nd wild-card spot

ST. LOUIS — Marcell Ozuna homered and Miles Mikolas tossed six effective innings to push the St. Louis Cardinals into the second wild-card spot in the NL with a 7-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night. Read more

Musgrove frustrates Cubs, Pirates win to end skid

PITTSBURGH — Joe Musgrove cruised through seven innings, and the Pittsburgh Pirates snapped a five-game losing streak with a 3-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night. Read more

Mixed results with EIU's first scrimmage

CHARLESTON — The Eastern Illinois offense has been the storyline for much of the spring and summer with the battle for the starting quarter… Read more

Cubs turn record-tying 7 double plays, edge Pirates

PITTSBURGH — The Chicago Cubs tied a major league record by turning seven double plays Friday night, including a game-ending effort by rookie third baseman David Bote on a grounder by David Freese to finish off a 1-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Read more

Cubs fan cries foul over team's World Series ivy leaf commemorative, files copyright lawsuit

CHICAGO — A lifelong Cubs fan is crying foul over the team's marketing of a 2016 World Series ivy leaf commemorative, an idea he allegedly … Read more

Cardinals beat Brewers 5-2, pull closer in wild-card race

ST. LOUIS — Kolten Wong and Marcell Ozuna drove in two runs apiece, Jack Flaherty pitched six shutout innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 on Friday night. Read more


In-home care options for Mattoon, Charleston & Coles County people

Look at local, professional care & support options for a parent, spouse or family member who needs some extra help.


Security solutions to keep your Mattoon, Charleston & Coles County family and home safe this spring

Talk to a local expert about a digital alarm system that will protect your family and belongings.

Many new faces, same goal for Shelbyville

SHELBYVILLE — After back-to-back Class 2A semifinal appearances, the 2018 Shelbyville Rams football team is gunning for its fifth straight … Read more

Champaign native Dominic Stampley gets 2nd chance at Big Ten

CHAMPAIGN — There were times in Coffeyville, Kansas, that it would have been easier for Dominic Stampley to hang up his cleats, hop in his … Read more

Cardinals owner DeWitt on Shildt: 'Impressive. Hard to imagine he could do any better'

There has been no movement on a manager search as ownership allows for Shildt's time as interim to play out, as team surges ahead. Read more

Mattoon's Wolf/Butler win Lady Raider Best Ball

BLOOMINGTON — The Mattoon team of Kira Wolf and Meah Butler won the Lady Raider Best Ball Invitational on Friday at Highland Park in Bloomi… Read more

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