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NORMAL, Ill. - The Normal CornBelters, presented by Illinois Corn Farmers, have announced they are hosting a Michael Collins Tribute Night on August 19. The CornBelters are playing the Schaumburg… Read the full story »

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
Heartland Hawks logo 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,…

‘Belters win home opener

May 21, 2013 – 10:34 pm |
NORMAL – The Normal CornBelters, presented by Illinois Corn Farmers, were victorious in a back-and-forth home opener, 7-6 over the Windy City ThunderBolts on Tuesday night at the Corn Crib.…

Daily Geek-Out: Clemens Jays cap

May 21, 2013 – 6:02 pm |
By Tom Jackson Cap Geek Now, THIS is the cap Roger Clemens wore while playing for the Jays. I even have photographic proof. And the reason I call this cap…

Redbirds dominate Valley awards | MVCsports.com

May 20, 2013 – 9:55 pm |
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Bradley outfield Mike Tauchman and Redbirds’ ace Chris Razo highlight the 2013 MVC all-conference baseball teams, being tabbed Player and Pitcher of the Year, respectively. Illinois…

Daily Geek-Out: Jays (ex-) affiliate Las Vegas Area 51s

May 20, 2013 – 4:39 pm |
By Tom Jackson Cap Geek OK, I admit it: This is NOT a Toronto Blue Jays cap — but my whole reason for buying it was because of the Blue…
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