Plainfield North football coach Tim Kane, formerly of the Collinsville Kahoks, reflects on his team's loss to East St. Louis in the Illinois 7A championship game and the sole season that got them to Champaign.
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.