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St. Louis Cardinals

What’s up with Jaime? Another poor outing has Cardinals in a pinch

Jaime Garcia struggled again Monday when he rejoined the St. Louis Cardinals’ rotation, and the veteran left-hander is a pitcher without a role as the team heads into the final six games of the regular season.

High School Football

Who got BND Football Game Balls this week? Which teams lead rankings?

Althoff Crusaders running back Jaylon Bester, East St. Louis Flyers receiver Jeff Thomas, Red Bud Musketeers running back Ryan Hess and Central Cougars running back Collin Thomas were among metro-east football players receiving Belleville News-Democrat Football Game Balls this week. East St. Louis and Edwardsville are tied atop the BND Large-School Football Rankings while Althoff is No. 1 among small schools.

High School Football

Belleville West toasts a century of football; Central’s big win

It all began with a 0-0 tie against Edwardsville in 1916. One hundred years later, the Belleville West Maroons are holding their century of football celebration before, during and after their 1 p.m. home game Saturday against city rival Belleville East. The Central Cougars were ready to celebrate Friday after defeating the Mater Dei Knights in the annual Milk Bowl game for only the fifth time in 33 years.

Videos

Cards center fielder Randal Grichuk after rough night against Cincinnati

St. Louis Cardinals center fielder Randal Grichuk on the ballclub's 15-2 loss to the Cincinnati Reds on Monday.
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Cards center fielder Randal Grichuk after rough night against Cincinnati 1:00

Cards center fielder Randal Grichuk after rough night against Cincinnati

Edwardsville soccer senior talks Tigers win over Normal 1:21

Edwardsville soccer senior talks Tigers win over Normal

Central senior Ben Rakers talks Milk Bowl win over Mater Dei 1:00

Central senior Ben Rakers talks Milk Bowl win over Mater Dei

Central senior Collin Thomas talks Milk Bowl win over Mater Dei 1:18

Central senior Collin Thomas talks Milk Bowl win over Mater Dei