Local Sports Update for 6/5/15…
In high school baseball, two area teams will play at the IHSA State Finals in Peoria today. Okaw Valley will play Okawville in one of the Class 1A semi-finals at Noon, then Teutopolis will face Williamsville in one of the Class 2A semi-final games at 5 PM.
Yesterday afternoon the Apollo Conference announced that Mahomet-Seymour High School would join the conference beginning in 2017-18. The addition of Mahomet-Seymour would give the Apollo 7 member schools. The vote was 5-1, with only Salem voting no. Salem Principal John Boles has said in multiple media reports that the school would look to leave the Apollo if Mahomet-Seymour was added due to travel concerns.
In Major League Baseball yesterday, the St. Louis Cardinals beat Los Angeles 7-1. Elsewhere, the Chicago Cubs beat Washington 2-1 and the Chicago White Sox lost to Texas 2-1.