The Commercial-News, Danville, IL


May 15, 2014

Local Sports Calendar


Prep Baseball

Faith Christian at Seeger, 4:30 p.m.

Champaign Central at Danville, 6:30 p.m.

Prep Softball

South Vermillion at Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman

Danville at Champaign Central, 4:30 p.m.

Prep Girls Tennis

Seeger at Covington, 3:30 p.m.

Prep Boys Track

WRC meet: Attica, Covington, Fountain Central and North Vermillion at Seeger, 4 p.m.

Big 12 Conference Championship: Danville at Bloomington, 4:30 p.m.

Prep Girls Track

IHSA Class 3A State Series: Danville at Homewood-Flossmoor Sectional, 4 p.m.

WRC Meet: Attica, Covington, Fountain Central and North Vermillion at Seeger, 4 p.m.

College Baseball

Region 24 Tournament: Danville Area Community College vs. Parkland College, noon


Prep Baseball

Milford at Hoopeston Area, 4:30 p.m.

Rantoul at Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman, 4:30 p.m.

Prep Softball

Bismarck-Henning at Champaign St. Thomas More, 4:15 p.m.

Milford at Hoopeston Area, 4:30 p.m.

Prep Boys Tennis

Big 12 Conference Championships: Danville at Bloomington and Normal Community, 2:30 p.m.

Prep Girls Track

IHSA Class 1A State Series: Bismarck-Henning, Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman, Hoopeston Area, Oakwood/Armstrong-Potomac, Salt Fork, Schlarman Academy and Westville at St. Joseph-Ogden Sectional, 4:30 p.m.

College Baseball

NJCAA Region 24 Tournament at Lanphier Park in Springfield: Danville Area Community College vs. TBD


College Baseball

Minnesota at Indiana, Big Ten Network, 7 p.m.


Champions Tour: The Tradition, first round, GOLF, 11 a.m.

PGA Tour: Byron Nelson Championship, first round, GOLF, 2 p.m.

LPGA Tour: Kingsmill Championship, first round, 7:30 p.m.

Major League Baseball

Chicago Cubs at St. Louis Cardinals, WDAN-AM 1490, Comcast Sports Net Chicago, Fox Sports Net Midwest, 12:30 pm.

National Basketball Association

Eastern Conference semifinals, Game 6: Indiana Pacers at Washington Wizards, ESPN, 7 p.m.


Auto Racing

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Sprint Showdown qualifying, Fox Sports 1, 3 p.m.

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series: North Carolina Education Lottery 200 qualifying, Fox Sports 1, 4:30 p.m.

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  • NASCAR Brickyard 400 Auto Racing [Duplicate] Harvick sets the pace at Indy INDIANAPOLIS — Growing up in Bakersfield, Calif., IndyCar driver Rick Mears was the childhood hero for Kevin Harvick.Mears is one of three men to have won four Indianapolis 500s and he has won a career-best six poles for the “Greatest Spectacle in Ra

    July 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • SPT- CN0727 - Dustbowl photo 1 Click Clak Tre wins consolation championship DANVILLE — Saturday’s Dustbowl action at the David S. Palmer Arena had a full day of action ending with the Men’s Division Consolation Championship Game. The Consolation Championship was played between Rantoul’s Mon Stars (Rantoul) and Click Clak Tre

    July 27, 2014 2 Photos

  • No Headline Provided DANVILLE — Adult action started at the Greater Danville Tennis Open on Saturday with one title decided. Stacy Wells won the women's open singles division with a 6-2, 1-6, 6-2 win over Katie Larck. The rest of the action was mostly semifinal play. IN

    July 27, 2014

  • Dans photo 27.jpg Dans get past Cavemen

    Shumaker hits a home run with two RBIs as Danville defeats Hannibal after delay

    July 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • SPT- CN0726 - Dans photo 1 Dans make most of second chance DANVILLE — Baseball can be a funny game, and as often is the case, a player can be the goat one minute, and the hero the next.Trevor Rucker blooped a shot down the right field line that caromed off the glove of Hannibal second baseman Jeff Smith to d

    July 26, 2014 2 Photos

  • SPT- CN0725 - Dustbowl photo 2 Stars advance to boys final DANVILLE — The 42nd Annual Dustbowl action continued Thursday at David S. Palmer Arena with the High School Boys basketball division in full swing as four games were played and all eight teams participated. In game one of the winner’s bracket of sem

    July 25, 2014 2 Photos

  • SPT - CN0725 - Atwood photo Baseball community to honor Atwood DANVILLE — Whether it was working on the field or running a tournament, there wasn’t anything that Frank Atwood wouldn’t do for the game of baseball.His love for the game created numerous opportunities for the youth of the Danville area as Atwood ser

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dans get a split of doubleheader with Cavemen HANNIBAL, Mo. — The Danville Dans won the first game of a doubleheader with the Hannibal Cavemen 3-1 on Thursday before losing the second game 5-3 to get a split.In the first game, Corbin Olmstead pitched seven innings with eight strikeouts to get th

    July 25, 2014

  • Danville Post 210 Speakers fall to Rantoul CHARLESTON — Playing five games in five days finally took its toll on the Danville Post 210 Speakers.Rantoul’s Tanner McLain delivered a game-winning, two-out single to left to give his team a 6-5 victory over Danville in an elimination game of the F

    July 24, 2014

  • Juniors continue to play at Danville Tennis Open DANVILLE — The juniors were still on the court in the Greater Danville Tennis Open on Wednesday as three division titles were given out.Rachael Lewis won the girls 18 and under singles title with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Lauren Ellis, while the team of Er

    July 24, 2014

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