The Swamp blog running out of the Chicago Tribune Washington Bureau changes hands with Swampmaster Mark Silva moving to Bloomberg News. So long, Mark. Welcome to new Swampers James Oliphant and Jim Tankersley.
Arcangelo finished the 1 1/2-mile race in 2:29.23 and by 1 1/2 lengths in front of favored Fotre, with Tapit Trice third.
Cristall is a talented forward in his own right and a potential Blackhawks target with the 19th or 35th pick. But he’s also notable as the longtime best friend of Bedard, the Hawks’ guaranteed first pick.
The Sox’ pitching staff bent and bent and bent through eight innings of Saturday’s 5-1 loss. Eventually, three outs away from the club’s seventh win in eight games, it broke.
‘‘Why would I care about the playoffs right now when we’ve gotta worry about us and getting back to where we need to be as a team?’’ Grifol asked.
‘Money player’ Cooper Malamazian and Nazareth beat Grayslake Central to win a second consecutive Class 3A state title
Nazareth (34-6) won its second consecutive title while starting just two seniors, centerfielder Lucas Smith and pitcher Finn O’Meara.