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Cornball: Diamond Chatter with Tom and Jack, episode 79 (podcast)

May 24, 2013 – 2:40 pm |

CornBelters Preview: Too short to be Corny
Stopping in at Boo Boo’s this week representing the CornBelters’ front office is General Manager Kyle Kreger and Public  Relations coordinator Ellen Balbac.…

Kingston mines the state of Illinois for Redbird riches

May 24, 2013 – 1:00 pm |

Everything I say…
by Jack Warren, CornbeltBaseball.com editor
The announcers for the ESPN3 coverage of the Missouri Valley Conference baseball tournament noted during one of their games how rosters in…

Redbirds advance to the MVC title game | GoRedbirds.com

May 24, 2013 – 11:00 am |

NORMAL, Ill. – For the third time in program history, the Illinois State baseball team is headed to the championship game of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament after the Redbirds…

Daily Geek-Out: Blue Jays “toothpaste” T logo BP cap

May 24, 2013 – 7:27 am |

By Tom Jackson
Cap Geek
Again, a day late with this Geek-Out, so I’ll post two today! First: As pr0mised, the Jays “toothpaste” T logo on the sandwich-bill BP cap,…

CornBelters lose to Windy City, 5-1

May 23, 2013 – 10:00 pm |

NORMAL – The Normal CornBelters, presented by Illinois Corn Farmers, never led and lost 5-1 to the Windy City ThunderBolts on Thursday night at the Corn Crib.
The ThunderBolts struck…

Heartland Baseball Update: Week of May 20, 2013 (podcast)

May 23, 2013 – 9:57 pm |
Heartland Baseball Update: Week of May 20, 2013 (podcast)

The Heartland Community College Hawks finish up the regular season by taking the MWAC title and the #1 seed in the Region 24 tournament. The Hawks then moved on to…

IWU’s Johnson named third team All-American | IWUsports.com

May 23, 2013 – 7:59 pm |

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.- Illinois Wesleyan junior pitcher Jeff Johnson has been chosen to the third team of the 2013 D3baseball.com NCAA Division III All-American team.
The right-handed pitcher, who was earlier…

Long Road Ahead: Kenny Long’s Pro Journey

May 23, 2013 – 1:04 am |

Shout out to the Redbirds!
Submitted by Kenny Long
May 22
This last road trip for me is a few games for me to forget. I had struggled for the…

Savas stellar in ‘Birds win | GoRedbirds.com

May 23, 2013 – 12:58 am |

NORMAL, Ill. - Illinois State starter Dan Savas did not allow an earned run and matched a career-high with 12 strikeouts in a complete-game effort which lifted the Redbirds past…

‘Belters come from behind to win in extra innings

May 23, 2013 – 12:53 am |

NORMAL – The Normal CornBelters, presented by Illinois Corn Farmers, used four homers including a tying blast by David Medina in the ninth inning and a walk-off tenth-inning double by…

Daily Geek-Out: Black & Blue Jays

May 22, 2013 – 6:15 pm |

By Tom Jackson
Cap Geek
The points of distinction for today’s May Jays Days Geek-Out:
* This cap was the primary on-field chapeau for the Jays from 2006 through 2011,…

HCC Board of Trustees meeting a success for FHCCA

May 22, 2013 – 3:30 pm | One Comment
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by Jack Warren, CornbeltBaseball.com editor
I must say that that I was amazed at the turnout at Heartland Community College on Tuesday night for the Board of Trustees meeting, reported…

Heartland AD job safe, for now | Pantagraph.com

May 22, 2013 – 6:21 am |

NORMAL — The job of athletic director for Heartland Community College will remain in place — for now, at least.
The college’s board of trustees voted 4-3 early today against…

Redbirds take opener over Bradley | GoRedbirds.com

May 22, 2013 – 6:10 am |

NORMAL, Ill. – Chad Hinshaw went 3-for-5 with two RBI and one run, and Chris Razo allowed just one run while striking out five in 7.0 innings of a run-ruled,…