Dewitt Daily News Sports 20 Latest Sports Articles 2014-04-16T12:01:16Z Monticello Sages start strong, take down Warrensburg-Latham Cardinals 9-1 <a href=";id=122497" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>As heard on 95.9 FM WEZC Tuesday afternoon, the Monticello Sages used a seven run first inning as they defeated Warrensburg-Latham by a final score of the 9-1. The Sages were led by Jacob Burton, Ryne Bundy, Nick Stokowski, and Matt Crook. Burton wa... 2014-04-15T05:00:00Z ISU Hosts In-State Rival Illinois <a href=";id=122405" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Illinois will travel to Normal, Ill., on Tuesday to face Illinois State at 4 p.m. at Duffy Bass Field. This game was originally scheduled to be played in Champaign, but the two teams flipped home dates following inclement weather for the first game, ... 2014-04-15T05:00:00Z Cardinals End Brewers' Win Streak; Jackie Robinson Day Across Baseball <a href=";id=122397" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>>>Cardinals End Brewers' Win Streak (Milwaukee, WI) -- Lance Lynn struck out 11 over seven innings of shutout ball as the Cardinals blanked the Brewers 4-0 at Miller Park, ending Milwaukee's nine-game win streak. Lynn improved to 3-and-0 by scatteri... 2014-04-15T05:00:00Z Blackhawks Ready For Title Defense <a href=";id=122394" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane had time to heal. Now, they're ready to launch a title defense. The Chicago Blackhawks have their stars back and their sights set on a second straight Stanley Cup as they head into the playoffs this week and a first-r... 2014-04-15T05:00:00Z Bulls Blast Magic; College Players Declare For NBA Draft <a href=";id=122392" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>>>Bulls Blast Magic (Chicago, IL) -- Joakim [[ joe-keem ]] Noah just missed another triple-double with 18 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists as the Bulls blasted the Magic 108-95 at the United Center. Mike Dunleavy dropped in a game-high 22 point... 2014-04-15T05:00:00Z Haas Building American-Based F1 Team <a href=";id=122390" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Gene Haas is not only determined to have an American-based Formula One team ready to compete within the next two years but also a team that "can beat the Europeans at their own game." Haas, the founder of Haas-Automation and co-owner of Stewart-Haas... 2014-04-15T05:00:00Z Maroons Drop Two In Weekend Tournament <a href=";id=122231" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Clinton Maroond dropped a double-header Saturday in the annual Clinton Round Robin tournament. The first game saw the Maroons manage just five hits, as tournament runner-up North Mac downed the Maroons 4-1. Hunter Huesner got the start on the m... 2014-04-14T05:00:00Z Illini Drop Series Finale To Michigan <a href=";id=122230" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Illinois (18-13, 6-3 Big Ten) dropped the series finale, 4-2, to Michigan (16-19-1, 6-6 Big Ten) on Sunday at Illinois Field. The Illini tied the game at two in the sixth, but gave up a run in the eighth and ninth, as they finished 1-2 on the weekend... 2014-04-14T05:00:00Z ISU Downs Div. III Webster <a href=";id=122228" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Locked in a 1-1 tie in the eighth inning, the Illinois State (21-11) baseball team pushed two runs across home plate in the bottom of the inning against Webster (22-4) to come away with a 3-1 win Sunday afternoon at Duffy Bass Field. A trio of Redbi... 2014-04-14T05:00:00Z Illini Orange/Blue Scrimmage Recap <a href=";id=122226" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Blue team turned two turnovers by the Orange into 14 points and held the Orange to less than 200 yards of offense on the way to a 38-7 win in the 2014 Spring Game on a sun-drenched day. Reilly O'Toole threw for two first-quarter touchdowns and Pe... 2014-04-14T05:00:00Z Bubba Watson Takes Second Green Jacket <a href=";id=122225" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>After a 4-stroke turnaround in two holes Sunday, Bubba Watson was in control of the Masters and he cruised to a 3-stroke win over two players. Watson, who also won the 2012 Masters title, ended at 8-under-par 280. Trailing by two strokes after seve... 2014-04-14T05:00:00Z Cards Take Weekend Series From Cubs; Sox Walk Off <a href=";id=122222" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>>>Cardinals Beat Cubs (St. Louis, MO) -- Matt Carpenter knocked in three runs to guide the Cardinals to a 6-4 win over the Cubs at Busch Stadium. Allen Craig scored twice for St. Louis, which improved to 7-and-5. Michael Wacha [[ WAH-kuh ]] struck o... 2014-04-14T05:00:00Z Knicks End Bulls Seven Game Win Streak <a href=";id=122221" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 20 points and the New York Knicks, a night after being eliminated from playoff contention, beat the Chicago Bulls 100-89 on Sunday. No longer with any hopes of their own, the Knicks snapped the Bulls' seven-game winning strea... 2014-04-14T05:00:00Z Blues End Regular Season On Sour Note; Take On Blackhawks In Playoffs <a href=";id=122219" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>>>Red Wings Blank Blues (St. Louis, MO) -- Petr Mrazek stopped 23 shots to guide the Red Wings over the Blues 3-0 in St. Louis. This is the second shutout of the year and of his career. Justin Abdelkader scored twice for Detroit, which ends the seas... 2014-04-14T05:00:00Z Harvick Captures Southern 500 <a href=";id=122218" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Kevin Harvick is the first repeat winner of the 2014 Sprint Cup Series season after taking the checkered flag in Saturday night's Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. &nbsp;Harvick started on the pole and led 238 laps but had to rally late for the vic... 2014-04-14T05:00:00Z Football Notes <a href=";id=122217" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>>>Niners' Smith Arrested At LAX (Los Angeles, CA) -- Los Angeles police have arrested San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith at Los Angeles International Airport after he indicated he had a bomb. Smith was booked Sunday afternoon according to po... 2014-04-14T05:00:00Z Sages Send Eagles Soaring As heard on 95.9 FM WEZC Friday afternoon, the Monticello Sages topped the Rantoul Eagles 10-0 in 5 innings. The Sages were lead by David Vanderkloot, what was also named the Villas of Holly Brook Player of the Game. Vanderkloot went 3-3 with three ... 2014-04-11T23:45:00Z Sages Defeat Meridian Behind Offensive Onslaught, No-Hitter <a href=";id=121883" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Monticello Sages scored 14 runs, on 21 hits. Daniel Caldwell and two relievers combined to pitched a no-hitter and the Sages pounded the Meridian Hawks 14-0 on Thursday afternoon on the road. Caldwell threw five innings, striking out 13 and allo... 2014-04-11T05:00:00Z Shelbyville Crushes Maroons <a href=";id=121882" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Shelbyville scored in four of the five innings Thursday afternoon as the Rams raced past the Clinton Maroons 13-0 in Shelbyville. The Rams scored 13 runs on 10 hits and despite allowing seven walks, the Rams were able to shut out the Maroons. E... 2014-04-11T05:00:00Z Illini Ready For Spring Orange/Blue Game Saturday <a href=";id=121877" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Fighting Illini conclude their 15 spring workouts on Saturday, with the annual Orange and Blue Spring Game at Memorial Stadium at 2 p.m. The Orange and Blue teams were determined by a player draft on Tuesday evening. The seniors were divided in ... 2014-04-11T05:00:00Z