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St. Rita wins big over Leo


St. Rita wins big over Leo

By Tashara Parker
CSNChicago.com Contributor

Can someone say repeat? Tonights St.Rita-Leo game was almost a repeat of the 2008 matchup between the two teams.

The Mustangs of St.Rita held the Leo Lions to just one touchdown in both games.

Freshman Danny Greaves kicked things off for the Mustangs with an 85-yard opening kickoff return. The Lions followed up shortly after with a 16-yard touchdown catch by Kerron Bragg.

On their second drive, the Mustangs were held to a 37-yard field goal by Nick Goldsmith.

After getting stopped on their (Lions) second possession, Leo would never see the endzone again during tonights matchup.

During the second half, John Kelley of St.Rita marched into the endzone with an 8-yard quarterback keeper for the touchdown.

St.Rita never looked back and went on to beat the Lions 31-6.

Mustangs head coach Todd Kuska received a reward of his own--he is now the school's all-time leader in wins. Tonights game was Kuskas 134th career win surpassing Jon Cronins record at St.Rita.

Charlie Tilson plays in Detroit for first time since getting injured in his MLB debut

Charlie Tilson plays in Detroit for first time since getting injured in his MLB debut

For over two years, Charlie Tilson was starting to look like his own version of "Moonlight" Graham, the player made famous in the movie "Field of Dreams" because he played in one major league game and never got to bat.

The White Sox traded for Tilson just before the trade deadline passed in 2016. Two days later he made his big league debut with the White Sox in Detroit. He got a single in his first at-bat, but left the game with an injury and missed the rest of the season. Tilson also missed all of the 2017 season and his MLB future was starting to come into question.

Back healthy, Tilson started this season in Triple-A Charlotte and hit .248 in 39 games when he got called up to replace Leury Garcia, who was placed on the disabled list. On Thursday, Tilson returned to a big league field for the first time in more than 20 months. He went 0-for-3 in a loss to Baltimore.

Friday marked a return to the site of Tilson's big league debut and the injury that made it such a brief stint. Tilson has now played three big league games, over the course of nearly 21 months, and two of them have been in Detroit.

Tilson went 1-for-4, meaning both his hits are in Comerica Park. The White Sox lost 5-4 after giving up three runs in the bottom of the eighth.

SportsTalk Live Podcast: Do the Cubs need to make a deal?


SportsTalk Live Podcast: Do the Cubs need to make a deal?

On this episode of SportsTalk Live, Fred Mitchell, Seth Gruen and Jason Goch join David Kaplan on the panel.

The Cubs bats come alive against the Giants while Theo says there have been plenty of trade rumors but no trade talks. Do the Cubs need to make a deal?

Plus, Ray Ratto joins Kap to talk about the Warriors struggles and the guys debate if LeBron is playing his final game in a Cavaliers uniform.

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