It’s On: The National League Division Series begins tonight at Busch Stadium as the Cardinals and Cubs face off for the first time ever in the postseason. Former teammates John Lackey and Jon Lester face off at 5:45pm. Game 2 tomorrow at 4:30pm, Jaime Garcia versus Kyle Hendricks. The series shifts to Wrigley Tuesday afternoon.
Yesterday, the road teams were winner in the ALDS. Texas won in Toronto 5-3, Houston won in Kansas City 5-2. Game 2 of both series this afternoon. Mets-Dodgers Game 1 of the other NLDS is tonight.
Friday Night Lights: High school football Week 7 tonight on 1300 The Fan as the West Frankfort Redbirds travel to Herrin, 6:45 pregame tonight on the Fan and streaming live here.
Elsewhere, 5th ranked Murphysboro is at Harrisburg in the game of the week.
Sparta is at Carterville, DuQuoin’s at AJ, Massac County is at Benton, Nashville’s home to Pinckneyville.
Big Game in the South Seven: Marion hosts Centralia, elsewhere Carbondale hosts Belleville Althoff, Mount Vernon’s at Cahokia.
Black Diamond: Eldorado hosts Fairfield, Johnston City welcomes Breese Mater Dei, Chester visits CZR,
Hamilton County at Carmi White County, Vienna-Goreville’s at Sesser-Valier.
Go Dawgs: Saluki football with a must win tomorrow versus Missouri State. Dawgs are 1-3 and can ill afford to start league play 0-2 with a loss to the 1-3 Bears. Our pregame coverage starts at 5pm on 105.1 VZA. Saluki volleyball’s at Evansville tomorrow night.
On The Ice: The Blues win their home opener, 3-1 over the Oilers. Rookie Robbie Fabbri’s first ever NHL goal was the game-winner, Blues travel to Minnesota tomorrow night. Blackhawks visit the Islanders tonight in Brooklyn.
NFL: Sunday, the Rams go to Green Bay, the Bears are in Kansas City. The Colts beat Houston last night 27-20.