East St. Louis Flyers win eighth state football championship
East St. Louis football coach Darren Sunkett led the Flyers to their eighth state championship and the second of his coaching tenure. The Flyers defeated Plainfield North at Memorial Stadium on the campus of the University of Illinois.
A race at Pocono Speedway was marred by a violent wreck that sent IndyCar rookie driver Robert Wickens to the hospital. Wickens was awake and alert when he was airlifted out of the track for medical treatment.
Beep Baseball is baseball for people with visual impairments. Anthony Easley of East St. Louis, who is blind, is one of the best players in the area. He was recently named most valuable player at a tournament in St. Louis.