Webber falls in final
Webber's baseball team lost Saturday's 1A state championship 12-2 in six innings against Crete Illinois Lutheran.
Trojans prevail in 10
Jordan Wheeler celebrated his 19th birthday Friday.
The way the day's 1A state semifinal game against New Athens was going, it looked like he might throw about that many innings.
“I think my adrenalin was what kept me going,” Wheeler said.
Wheeler hurled a complete game, and Webber won 5-4 in 10 innings.
State finals notebook: Defense shines despite error total
Webber's defense was officially credited with six errors in Friday's state semifinal game against New Athens.
Despite the high total, it was Webber's defense that kept them close.
Eleven players comprise the entire Webber baseball program.
It might not sound like many, but the Trojans have proven that numbers don't mean much this season. What matters is performance on the field.
Cardinals bounce back, beat Royals 5-2 in 11
Matt Carpenter had a career-high five hits, including the go-ahead double in the 11th inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Kansas City Royals 5-2 on Wednesday night to snap a three-game losing streak.
Four teams enter the 1A baseball state final with the hope of emerging as a champion in Peoria.
Hines Sight: Webber's wild ride playoff run takes Trojans to Peoria
Seven days ago, Webber's baseball season was teetering on a figurative knife edge.
The Trojans found themselves playing in extra innings in the sectional semifinal. It was Webber's second straight extra inning game in the playoffs already.
Duffy, Royals keep Cardinals down 6-0
Danny Duffy became the latest pitcher to shut down the St. Louis Cardinals.
Duffy worked six innings of one-hit ball coming off a pair of poor outings and Alex Gordon homered to start a breakout three-run seventh for the Kansas City Royals in a 6-0 victory over the suddenly punchless defending NL champs on Monday night.
Headed to State
Webber's baseball team has done a lot of celebrating lately.
Monday, the Trojans celebrated again.
This time it was an 8-6 victory in the 1A super sectional against Windsor Stew-Stras in Rent One Park.
Modert, McDanel place at state
David Modert and Joseph McDanel ended their Rams track careers with all-state honors on Saturday.
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