PAXTON — Drake Schrodt, a senior at Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School, signed his letter of his intent to play baseball at Kankakee Community College on Friday.
HOOPESTON -- The Paxton-Buckley-Loda Junior High School baseball team lost 9-4 in the IESA Class 2A regional quarterfinals to Hoopeston Area on Wednesday.
DANVILLE -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley Middle School baseball team won 4-1 over Danville Oakwood in the IESA Class 2A regional quarterfinals on Wednesday.
RANTOUL -- The Buckley St. John's baseball team's season ended in the IESA Class A regional quarterfinals with a 7-6 loss to Rantoul St. Malachy.
CISSNA PARK -- The Paxton-Buckley-Loda Junior High School baseball team won 12-0 over Cissna Park on Wednesday.
CHARLESTON -- Mason Ecker earned a win on the mound for the Danville Post 210 Speakers in a 7-5 win Saturday over Gladwin (Mich.).
GIFFORD — Buckley Dutchmasters manager Ryne Scheiwe knew Saturday’s Eastern Illinois Baseball League Tournament championship series game against the Royal Giants would be a back-and-forth battle.
BUCKLEY -- The Paxton Swedes were one game and four outs away from advancing to the Eastern Illinois Baseball League Tournament championship series for the second straight year.
BUCKLEY -- After a one-year absence, the Buckley Dutchmasters will play in the Eastern Illinois Baseball League championship game.
BUCKLEY -- Storm Joop of the Gifford-Flatville Giflats was selected as the winner of the the Eastern Illinois Baseball League's Ralph Loschen Award for most outstanding player.
LEXINGTON -- After clinching the outright Eastern Illinois Baseball League regular-season title, the Buckley Dutchmasters swept Game Seven Legacy in their last doubleheader of the regular season.
PAXTON -- In game one of Sunday's Eastern Illinois Baseball League doubleheader against the Gifford-Flatville Giflats, the Paxton Swedes picked up where they left off the previous day.
EL PASO — The Paxton Swedes split an Eastern Illinois Baseball League doubleheader with the El Paso Warriors on Sunday.
TILTON -- The Post 432 Indians Junior Legion baseball team won 13-3 over Champaign in a District Four Tournament game on Saturday.
TILTON -- The Ford-Iroquois Indians Senior Legion baseball team split a couple of district tournament games on Wednesday.
PAXTON -- The Paxton Swedes entered Sunday's doubleheader with a 2 1/2 game deficit to Game Seven Legacy for the No. 4 spot in the Eastern Illinois Baseball League standings.
BUCKLEY -- Josh Krumwiede has noticed at least one difference between last year and this year for the Buckley Dutchmasters.
PAXTON -- The Buckley Dutchmasters and Paxton Swedes each put together, in Dutchmasters manager Ryne Scheiwe's words, a "skeleton squad" for Saturday's make-up game.
PAXTON — Perhaps the most famous of the many quotes said by the late Ernie Banks, a former player for the Chicago Cubs, was, “It’s a great day for a ball game; let’s play two.”
BUCKLEY -- The Post 432 Indians Junior Legion baseball team won two games on Saturday to improve its pool record in a tournament at Scheiwe Field in Buckley to 3-0.
BUCKLEY -- Connor Gross had his second start on the mound for the Buckley Dutchmasters in game one of Sunday's scheduled doubleheader against Game Seven Legacy.
BUCKLEY -- The Buckley Dutchmasters earned a split in Sunday's Eastern Illinois Baseball League doubleheader against the Gifford-Flatville Giflats.
GIFFORD -- For the Buckley Dutchmasters' Nathan Walker, his second RBI hit of game one of Sunday's doubleheader against the Royal Giants did not come without adversity.
GIBSON CITY — In a close game with multiple opportunities to take advantage, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley couldn’t take advantage, as the Falcons fell to Central Catholic 1-0 in the class 2A regional championship game.
WATSEKA -- For the second time in two weeks, the Paxton-Buckley-Loda baseball team could not hold onto a one-run lead against Clifton Central.