The (Belleville IL) Althoff Crusaders, Edwardsville Tigers and Cahokia Comanches high school boys wrestling teams from Southern Illinois near St. Louis MO competed in the finals of the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) state tournament in Champaign IL.
The Collinsville Kahoks played the Belleville West Maroons in a Southwestern Conference boys basketball game in Belleville IL, with the Maroons winning their first outright SWC title since the 2003-04 season in Southern Illinois near St. Louis MO.
The Belleville East Lancers and O'Fallon Panthers high school girls bowling teams from Southern Illinois near St. Louis MO competed at the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) state tournament at Cherry Bowl in Rockford IL.
The Belleville East High School Lancers played the Edwardsville Tigers in an Illinois High School Association Class 4A high school girls regional title basketball game in Belleville IL in Southern Illinois near St Louis MO.
Opinion: St. Louis Cardinals baseball fans should punish MLB team for its lousy offseason by not buying tickets for games at Busch Stadium and using Ballpark Village in St. Louis, MO, near southern Illinois.
Here are the IHSA boys swimming state qualifiers from the Springfield IL sectional, including the Alton Redbirds, Columbia Eagles, Gibault Hawks, Mascoutah Indians, Belleville East Lancers, O'Fallon Panthers and Edwardsville Tigers.
Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher Jake Odorizzi, who pitched for the Highland Bulldogs high school team in Highland IL in Southern Illinois near St. Louis MO, was traded to the Minnesota Twins from the Tampa Bay Rays.
Christian Thomas scored an early first period goal and Kevin Poulin made it stand up, stopping 19 shots in Canada's 4-0 victory over South Korea that wrapped up a trip to the quarterfinals at the Olympics.
Marcel Hirscher picked up his second Alpine gold medal of the Pyeongchang Winter Games by the largest margin of victory in 50 years in the Olympic giant slalom. Martin Fourcade's win in the biathlon was decidedly narrow.