Alton, IL

Saturday Sports Update

The Cardinals are in Pittsburgh for the weekend. The Cards lost last night 5-2. It was a stagnate game for the cards, scoring their first run in the first inning and not putting any numbers on the scoreboard until the 9th, when it was too late. Game two is tonight at 6, they play again tomorrow at 12:30.




The Gateway Grizzlies are at home in Sauget playing the Evansville Otters this weekend. In a game you heard right here on the Big Z last night, Grizzlies won 6-5, the fifth straight win for the Grizzlies. Game two is tonight at 7, three tomorrow at 6.




On Sunday Nascar is heading to the New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Nascar will go 301 laps tomorrow at 3pm.


Also Sunday, if you aren't watching Nascar, you'll want to tune into the Big Z for INDY car racing. Indy is in Toronto for Honda Indy Car racing, pre-race coverage starts at 2:30, race time is 3pm.


-Legion Baseball -


Alton Post 126 Jr. Legion (26-13) will play in the District 22 Playoff Tournament this weekend hosted by Valmeyer.


Alton will play 2 games in the tourney today.  Game 1 for Post 126 is set for 10 am Highland #1.  The Junior Legion tourney will take place at Borsch Park in Valmeyer (IL) throughout the weekend.   





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