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GARY ALLAN COMING TO THE CORN CRIB IN NORMAL
Allen Concert Scheduled for June 20
Normal, Ill. - The Normal CornBelters, presented by Illinois Corn Farmers, are proud to make…

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CornBelters add three more to roster

April 11, 2013 – 3:27 pm |

Normal, IL – The Normal CornBelters, presented by Illinois Corn Farmers, re-signed right-handed pitchers Mitch Mormann and Ross Davis. They also signed catcher David Remedios. They will play their first…

CornBelters looking for performers

April 10, 2013 – 7:05 pm |

Normal, IL – The Normal CornBelters, presented by Illinois Corn Farmers, are in search of performers to sing the National Anthem this season at The Corn Crib. The CornBelters will…

Daily Geek-Out: EFF 1970 Winnipeg Whips

April 10, 2013 – 7:03 pm |

By Tom Jackson
Cap Geek
Today’s Chapeau du Geek: My glorious Ebbets Field Flannels 1970 Winnipeg Whips. Why? Well, aside from the fact that it’s just so dang cool, it…

Long Road Ahead: Kenny Long’s Pro Journey

April 9, 2013 – 10:20 pm |

Live Pitching Success…and Yoga
Contributed by Kenny Long
April 9
I finally got back into game action today during a team scrimmage. After two bullpens I got to face some…

Cornball: Diamond Chatter with Tom and Jack, episode 74 (audio)

April 9, 2013 – 10:02 pm |

Jackson White – intern to all-conference
Tom and Jack take a trip across town to Jack Horenberger Field as Tom’s alma mater, Knox College, prepares to take on Illinois Wesleyan…

Redbirds top Northern in midweek contest | GoRedbirds.com

April 9, 2013 – 9:22 pm |

NORMAL, Ill. – Freshman pitcher Will Headean picked up his first career win at Illinois State, as the Redbirds (15-15) defeated the Northern Illinois Huskies (11-19) by a score of…

Daily Geek-Out: Mid-Oughts Knox College baseball cap

April 9, 2013 – 8:59 pm |

By Tom Jackson 
Cap Geek
My nephew Jax White — former CBBB intern, now an award-winning collegiate journalist and prodigious line-drive hitter for my alma mater — is the reason…

Visiting Knox tops Wesleyan | IWUsports.com

April 9, 2013 – 8:25 pm |

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – The No. 22-ranked Illinois Wesleyan baseball Titans banged out 12 hits but could manage only three runs in falling to nonconference foe Knox, 7-3, at Horenberger Field…

Heartland Baseball Update: Week of April 8, 2013 (podcast)

April 8, 2013 – 9:30 pm |
Heartland Baseball Update: Week of April 8, 2013 (podcast)

6-0 again. Outscoring opponents 58-8. 36 stolen bases. 0 earned runs over four games on the weekend. These seem like video game stats, but they belong to a very hot…

Long Road Ahead: Kenny Long’s Pro Journey

April 8, 2013 – 9:01 pm |

The Art of the Power Shag
Contributed by Kenny Long
March 8
It was just another day at camp again filled with drills and meetings. We started off our day…

Daily Geek-Out: Boston Red Sox 59Fifty Game Cap

April 8, 2013 – 6:28 pm |

By Tom Jackson
Cap Geek
Today’s cap: my Boston Red Sox “Performance Fabric” On-field cap, in honor of opening day at Fenway Park (a 3-1 Boston win over the Orioles,…

Heartland completes series sweep versus SRC

April 7, 2013 – 9:04 pm |

Despite being downplayed by the Heartland coaching staff during the preseason, everything on paper pointed to the Hawks assembling one of the toughest pitching staffs in the six year history…

Titans complete sweep of North Central | IWUsports.com

April 7, 2013 – 6:52 pm |

NAPERVILLE, Ill. – The Illinois Wesleyan baseball team improved to 17-4 overall and 8-0 in the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin after a 7-6, 10-inning win at North Central…

Redbirds drop game to Mo. State | GoRedbirds.com

April 7, 2013 – 5:38 pm |

NORMAL, Ill. – The Illinois State baseball team (14-15, 3-3 MVC) dropped game three of its weekend series against Missouri State (19-8, 4-2 MVC), 8-3, Sunday afternoon in front of…

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