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  • Webber second at state Webber finishes second

    Webber's baseball team ran into a buzz saw in the 1A state title game Saturday.

    Crete Illinois Lutheran scored the opening seven runs on its way to a 12-2 victory over the Trojans in six innings. The Chargers seized a big early cushion with seven combined runs in the second and third innings.

    June 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hines Sight: Players, fans will remember run

    Webber's baseball run ended on Saturday with a loss in the 1A state championship, but it's going to be a long time before anyone associated with the program forgets this team.

    June 9, 2014

  • Webber falls in final

    Webber's baseball team lost Saturday's 1A state championship 12-2 in six innings against Crete Illinois Lutheran.

    June 7, 2014

  • 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.

    June 6, 2014

  • 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.

    June 6, 2014

  • Webber's Eleven Webber's Eleven

    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.

    June 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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 StLouis Cardinals beat the Kansas City Royals 5-2 on Wednesday night to snap a three-game losing streak.

    June 4, 2014

  • Webber feature Opening Test

    Four teams enter the 1A baseball state final with the hope of emerging as a champion in Peoria.

    June 4, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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.

    June 3, 2014

  • 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.

     

    June 3, 2014

Tom Lindley Sports