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Sports Dominic Thiem wines 2020 US OPEN

Dominic Thiem of Austria wins the 2020 US OPEN singles men's title becoming the first in 71 years to come-from-behind to win.

Naomi Osaka wins 2020 US OPEN

Naomi Osaka won the 2020 US OPEN in a come-from-behind victory over Victoria Azarenko, 1-6, 6-3, 6-3. This is the second US Open title for Osaka, who won a tantrum-scarred match against Serena in 2018. She is truly vindicated.

Slammers end the season in First Place

The Joliet Slammers ended their City of Champions Cup season with a victory, edging the NERDS Herd 4-3. The Slammers bullpen played a crucial role in the win, combining for six shutout innings, and catcher Brian Parreira crushed a no-doubt ...

Joliet Slammers defeat NERDS Herd 4-0

The Joliet Slammers beat the NERDS Herd 4-0 in Sunday afternoon's contest to officially clinch first place in the 2020 City of Champions Cup. The game featured a sensational pitchers' duel between Slammers starter Cam Aufderheide and NERDS Herd starter ...

Lienhard’s one-hitter leads Tully Monsters to 8-0 win against NERDS Herd

The Joliet Tully Monsters, led by Joe Lienhard’s dominant performance on the mound, defeated the NERDS Herd 8-0 in the first leg of Tuesday night’s City of Champions Cup doubleheader. Each batter in the Tully Monsters lineup reached base in ...

2020 BMW Championship to host Nine-Hole Charity match featuring four top PGA TOUR Stars

BMW Championship officials and the PGA TOUR announced today the creation of the BMW Match Play Challenge, a televised nine-hole charity exhibition to benefit the Evans Scholars Foundation. The match will take place on Wednesday, Aug. 26, on the back ...

Slammers beat Chicago Deep Dish 5-2

The Joliet Slammers defeated the Chicago Deep Dish by a score of 5-2 in Sunday afternoon’s City of Champions Cup game. The Slammers lineup backed Cam Aufderheide’s excellent outing on the mound with a handful of big hits on the ...

Home run derby needed to determine winner in Slammers game

Tuesday night's thrilling City of Champions Cup matchup between the Joliet Slammers and Joliet Tully Monsters needed a home run derby to determine a winner. Catcher Brian Parreira blasted the first pitch he saw in the derby over the right ...

Joliet teams take bite out of Chicago Deep Dish over the weekend

Minor league baseball was in full swing over the weekend in Joliet. Here's a recap of the weekend's play. The Slammers earned a tight victory against the NERDS Herd in Sunday night’s 2020 City of Champions Cup contest, completing a ...

Slammers Sports: AUSTIN SHEA DOMINATES, DEEP DISH WIN FOURTH IN A ROW

The game Tuesday night between the Chicago Deep Dish (5-9) and NERDS Herd (3-9-1) marked the halfway point in the City of Champions Cup season. After winning their opening game, the Deep Dish found themselves at the bottom of the ...

Plainfield South HS summer athletics

PSHS Soccer camp_02 Plainfield South High School junior James Anderson saves a goal during boys soccer conditioning camp on Tuesday, August 4, 2020. The Illinois High School Association moved the 2020-2021 high school soccer season to spring 2021 due to ...

Local HS baseball team earns Academic Excellent award

The 2019-20 Plainfield East High School Varsity Baseball Team is one of four teams statewide to earn the American Baseball Coaches Association’s Team Academic Excellence Award.

Joliet Slammers lose to Chicago Deep Dish again

The Chicago Deep Dish rattled off their third consecutive win of the City of Champions Cup, beating the first-place Joliet Slammers 9-5. Though the lead was exchanged multiple times throughout the contest, the Deep Dish rode left fielder Andre Nnebe's ...

IHSA releases plans for 2020-21 school year

The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors met for a special meeting on Wednesday, where the Board announced its intended plans for the 2020-21 school year. The plan has been sent to the Illinois Department of Health (IDPH) ...

Seasons, schedules modified for high school sports

High School sports will take on a whole different look - and schedule - this school year as districts struggle with re-opening in the midst of a continued Coronavirus pandemic. The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors last ...

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