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Updated at 2:04 AM

Confidence. That’s what the East Peoria’s baseball team took into its regional semifinal game with Morton Wednesday afternoon. Seeded ninth in its IHSA Class 3A Metamora Regional, the Raiders used momentum gained from Monday’s 7-3 win over Metamora to catapult an upset of No. 1-seeded Morton in a 6-3 win Wednesday.

Updated at 2:02 AM

It’s been quite the journey for Colton Underwood since his 2010 senior year at Washington Community High School.

Updated at 1:59 AM

Sebastian Fuller made it part of his Friday night routine to run through opposing Mid-Illini defenders during his time as a Pekin Dragon.

Updated May 26, 2016 at 2:00 AM

The Morton girls soccer team stayed alive in the IHSA Class 2A East Peoria Sectional, defeating Champaign Centennial 2-0 on a warm Wednesday afternoon to advance to the sectional championship game.

Updated May 26, 2016 at 1:57 AM

It’s been 16 years since the Pekin softball team won an IHSA regional championship. It may be that long since the Lady Dragons won a regional game.

Updated May 25, 2016 at 1:39 AM

Abby Worlow welcomed herself back to the Pekin softball team in style.

Updated May 25, 2016 at 1:37 AM

It took all of five innings for the Washington softball team to officially kick off its battle to a back-to-back IHSA Class 3A state championship.

Updated May 25, 2016 at 1:31 AM

The East Peoria Raiders may not have lived up to head baseball coach Matt Plummer’s expectations, but the postseason has arrived, which means it’s a new season.

Updated May 24, 2016 at 12:47 AM

Twenty eight. That’s the number East Peoria running back Joey Inman wore as a freshman to get attention of then junior running back Michael Thompson. Thompson took notice.

Updated May 24, 2016 at 12:40 AM

A close call turned a close postseason baseball game into a blowout Monday at Harry Anderson Field.

Updated May 24, 2016 at 12:38 AM

The Morton girls soccer team has hit its stride at the right time. Morton dealt with various injuries early in the season that caused them to get out to a 3-5-3 start.

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