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Local Sports Now Sports Update 07-18-19

Yu Darvish finally has his first win at Wrigley Field as the Cubs continue their hot play out of the All Star Break. The White Sox struggles continue while the Cardinals got a big home run to keep their winning ways going. All of this and more in today's LocalSportsNow.com Sports Update... 

 

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Local Sports Now Noon Hour Sports Show 07-17-19

Wednesday on the LocalSportsNow.com Noon Hour Sports Show we talked about Chicago Cubs baseball and the Cubs much needed win over the Cinncinati Reds. We talked about the strange interference call in Tuesday's game that stalled a Cubs rally and we heard from game winner Kyle Schwarber talking about his first career walk off home run...

 

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Local Sports Now Sports Update 07-17-19

The Chicago Cubs win in a walk off against the Cinncinati Reds. The Cardinals three game winning streak came to an end on Tuesday while the struggles of the Chicago White Sox continued on Tuesday. Finally, the British Open is now just one day away. All of that and more in today's LocalSportsNow.com Sports Update... 

 

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Local Sports Now Sports Update 07-16-19

The Chicago Cubs struggles against the Cinncinati Reds continued on Monday night in the wake of bad news about catcher Wilson Contreras which led to the Cubs trading for a new catcher. The Cardinals have won three out of four out of the All Star Break while the White Sox continue to struggle. All of this and more in today's LocalSportsNow.com Sports Update... 

 

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Local Sports Now Noon Hour Sports Show 07-15-19

Today on the LocalSportsNow.com Noon Hour Sports Show we looked back at our weekend long coverage of the John Deere Classic made possible by our friend's at Cerno's Bar and Grill and by Yemm Auto Group in Galesburg with audio from John Deere Classic Champion, Dylan Frittelli. We also looked back at a great weekend in Cubs baseball as the Cubs are now 3 and 0 out of the All Star Break... 

 

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Local Sports Now at the John Deere Classic

Coverage of the John Deere Classic all weekend long on our Regional Media stations was presented  by Cerno's Bar and Grill and by Yemm Auto Group. Dylan Fritelli was among those who cheered the loudest when his college teammate Jordan Spieth won the John Deere Classic in 2013 and again in 2015. Now, Frittelli has given Jordan Spieth a reason to cheer by winning the tournament for himself in 2019. Dylan Frittelli road a strong 4th round to a 2 shot lead and finished at 21 under par for the tournament for his first PGA Tour championship. Reporter George McNeilly was at Deere Run... 

Dylan Frittelli after the tournament spoke to reporters about following in the footsteps of his college teammate Jordan Spieth... 

Frittelli then talked about why he feels the John Deere Classic is special... 

Part of what makes the tournament special is the remarkable John Deere Support staff whom Dylan expressed gratitude to after his championship winning round... 

Congratulations Dylan Frittelli on winning the John Deere Classic. 

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Local Sports Now Sports Update 07-15-19

A first time winner at the John Deere Classic emerged in the final round as Dylan Frittelli, a former college teammate of former John Deere Classic winner Jordan Spieth emerged victorious at Deere Run. The Cubs came back from Baseball's All Star Break with a sweep of the Pirates and the Cardinals' Adam Wainwright is back to pitching at his standard. All that and more in today's LocalSportsNow.com Sports Update.... 

 

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Local Sports Now Sports Update 07-12-19

The John Deere Classic continues round 2 from Deere Run and unknown in the lead. The Cubs, Cardinals and White Sox are back in action with the start of baseball's second half today. Finally, there was a major deal in the NBA on Thursday. All of that and more in today's LocalSportsNow.com Sports Update... 

 

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Local Sports Now Noon Hour Sports Show 07-11-19

Today on the LocalSportsNow.com Noon Hour Sports Show we followed along with the First Round of the John Deere Classic. John Deere Classic coverage on the Local Sports Now Noon Hour Sports Show presented by Yemm Auto Group in Galesburg and Cerno's Bar and Grill: Home of the Best Burger in Illinois. 

 

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Local Sports Now Sports Update 07-11-19

The John Deere Classic gets underway today with Zach Johnson once again in the running at what he has called his favorite tournament. One game in Major League Baseball tonight as the second half begins in earnest while the Chicago Cubs have one more day off  before returning to action on Friday. All that and more in today's LocalSportsNow.com Daily Sports Update... 

 

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Local Sports Now Noon Hour Sports Show 07-10-19

Today on the LocalSportsNow.com Noon Hour Sports Show we looked back at last night's Major League Baseball All Star game and heard from Chicago Cubs All Stars Kris Bryant and Javy Baez. We also had the chance to hear from All Star MVP Shane Bieber and honorary All Star C.C Sebathia. We then transitioned into talk about the John Deere Classic where defending champion Michael Kim will tee off at 12:50 Pm on Thursay. Stream or download the LocalSportsNow.com Noon Hour Sports Show below.. 

 

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Local Sports Now Sports Update 07-10-19

The 90th Major League All Star Game took place on Tuesday night and the Cubs All Stars struggled at the plate. The John Deere Classic tees off on Thursday, and NBA Coaches are getting a rule change related to review challenges. All of that and more in today's LocalSportsNow.com Sports Update... 

 

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Local Sports Now Noon Hour Sports Show 07-09-19

Today on the LocalSportsNow.com Noon Sports Show we announced three winners of John Deere Classic Any Day Passes. And then we were joined by Ivy Envy podcast co-host Corey Fineran to talk about the Chicago Cubs, the struggles of the first half the major league baseball season and what to look forward to in the second half of the season. 

 

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Local Sports Now Noon Hour Sports Show 07-08-19

Today on the LocalSportsNow.com Noon Hour Sports Show we look back on the Cubs-White Sox Crosstown Classic. The series was marred on Saturday night by a brawl in the stands that went viral. Finally, we took a look at the Cardinals headed into the All Star Break and a look ahead at the start of the second half of the Major League Baseball season...

 

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Local Sports Now Sports Update 07-08-19

The Chicago Cubs split a weekend series with the Chicago White Sox leading into the All Star Break. The Home Run Derby is taking place tonight in Cleveland with the All Star Game happening on Tuesday night. The Cardinals went into the All Star break with a loss to the Giants and the US Women's Soccer team won the World Cup. All of that and more in today's Sports Update... 

 

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Local Sports Now Noon Hour Sports Show 07-05-19

Today on the LocalSportsNow.com Noon Hour Sports Show Podcast we looked back at the Chicago Cubs win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Cubs Manager Joe Maddon commented on being thrown out of Thursday night's game after getting into a yelling match with the Pirates dugout after Javy Baez was hit by a pitch. Finally, reporter Jason Goch offered his thoughts on why Joe Maddon should not be fired despite the recent struggles of the Cubs offense. Click below to stream or download our LocalSportsNow.com Noon Hour Sports Show... 

 

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Local Sports Now Sports Update 07-05-19

The Chicago Cubs salvaged the final game of a four game series against the Pittsburg Pirates on the 4th of July. Meanwhile, Cubs manager Joe Maddon was tossed out of Thursday's game after Javy Baez was hit by a pitch. The Cardinals rallied past the Mariners, the White Sox struggled against the Tigers and Joey Chestnut remains the Hot Dog champ, all this in your LocalSportsNow.com Daily Sports Update... 

 

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Local Sports Now Sports Update 07-04-19

The White Sox sweep a doubleheader with the help of a debuting rookie star pitcher while the Cubs struggles continue in Pittsburgh where even new closer Craig Kimbrel can't seem to slow down the Pirates and the Cardinals topped the Mariners, all in today's LocalSportsNow.com Sports Update... 

 

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Local Sports Now Noon Hour Sports Show Podcast 07-03-19

The Chicago Cubs continue to struggle against the Pittsburgh Pirates and even the return of Kyle Hendricks can't get things turned around as the Cubs struggles away from Wrigley Field continue to mount. US Woman and US Mens Soccer have been winners recently and Ezekiel Elliott of the Cowboys is apologizing following an incident at a concert. All this and more on the Local Sports Now.com Noon Hour Sports Show Podcast... 

 

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Local Sports Now Sports Update 07-03-19

Struggles on the road continue for the Chicago Cubs despite the return of Kyle Hendricks. The Cardinals are struggling as well with an opening series loss. Those stories and more in today's LocalSportsNow.com Sports Update for Wednesday, July 3rd... 

 

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Local Sports Now Noon Hour Sports Show 07-02-19

Real life intruded upon this edition of the LocalSportsNow.com Noon Hour Sports Show as we were forced to cut away from talk of the Chicago Cubs loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates to talk about breaking news from Geneseo that thankfully was safely resolved. Here is the LocalSportsNow.com Noon Hour Sports Show... 

 

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Local Sports Now Sports Update 07-02-19

The Chicago Cubs ran into a buzzsaw in the form of the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night as rookie starter Adbert Alzolay was rocked by the Pirate bats in a Cubs loss. The Cubs also lost their first place tie with the Brewers last night while tennis superstar Venus Williams lost her way at Wimbledon, all that and more in our daily sports update... 

 

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Local Sports Now Noon Hour Sports Show Podcast 07-01-19

Today on the LocalSportsNow.com Noon Hour Sports Show we recapped the Cubs Sunday loss to the Cinncinati Reds and the overall lackluster weekend for the Cubbies on the road. And we looked ahead to tonight's match up against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh. Sean also broke down the latest division standings and the list of National and American League All Stars. And finally, don't forget to wish your favorite Mets fan a hearty, happy, Happy Bobby Bonilla Day! Stream or download the LocalSportsNow.com Noon Hour Sports Show Below... 

 

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Local Sports Now Sports Update 07-01-19

The Chicago Cubs lost to the Cinncinati Reds on Sunday and dropped 2 out of 3 games to the last place Reds over the weekend. The Cubs landed 3 players on baseball's National League All Star Team but that did not include Anthony Rizzo or Kyle Hendricks and the Cardinals managed to salvage the final game of a 3 game series against the Padres on Sunday. All that and more in our daily LocalSportsNow.com sports update... 

 

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IHSA Recruiting New Younger Officials Ahead of Start of High School Football

Gary Grohevena is tasked with recruiting new referees ahead of the start of the High School Football Season on August 30th. Have you ever thought about getting into officiating? The IHSA has a rapidly increasing need for new and younger officials. In fact, people as young as 17 years old can become IHSA accredited official in Football, Basketball or Baseball. These are paid positions as well so the chance to make money is available as well. Stream or download our LocalSportsNow.com interview with IHSA Officiating Recruiter Gary Grohevena below... 

Go to IACO-Official.org for more information. 

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