MacArthur's Ronald Reed nearly decided to quit track, but he changed his mind and is reaping the benefits. Reed won the Macon County Boys Track Athlete of the Year.
In other H&R sports news, Warrensburg-Latham's Scott Godfrey won the Macon County Boys Track Coach of the Year Award, the Cardinals' offense went cold against the White Sox, Buster Posey's single beat the Cubs in the 13th inning, and Mark Tupper is talking Illini hoops in the latest episode of Riding Shotgun with Tupper.
MacArthur's Ronald Reed is glad he came back to track
Long before MacArthur's Ronald Reed, the Herald & Review Macon County Boys Track Athlete of the Year, crossed the finish line of his 100-meter dash in 10.72 seconds to win the gold at the 2A state track meet, the outdoor track season began without Reed on the Generals' team.
But Reed came back, and couldn't be happier with his decision. Read the full story here.
Godfrey leads Cardinals to fifth in bittersweet final season
In his final season at Warrensburg-Latham, Scott Gordfrey helped coach the boys track team to fifth at state behind first-place finishes in the high jump and the 4x100 relay, making Godfrey the Herald & Review's Macon County Boys Track Coach of the Year.
Rodon tosses gem, White Sox blank Cardinals
Carlos Rodon pitched three-hit, shutout ball into the eighth inning to outduel Luke Weaver and lead the White Sox to a 4-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night.
Posey hits game-winning single in 13th, Giants beat Cubs
San Francisco's Buster Posey singled off the right-field wall with two outs in the 13th inning for his fifth career game-ending hit, sending the San Francisco Giants past the Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Wednesday.
Lunch with Lou and Illini hoops
Mark Tupper is back on the farm talking Illini sports, including his upcoming column on his lunch with Lou Henson and his talk with the Illini men's basketball coaching staff.
Watch the latest episode of Riding Shotgun with Tupper here.