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June 28 in Journal Star sports historybegan with 397 players. Walt Hulvey, Leslie Moe, Randy Reiman and Kate Gompert
June 28 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 10 hours ago
began with 397 players. Walt Hulvey, Leslie Moe, Randy Reiman and Kate Gompert also won division titles. 25 YEARS AGO The Peoria Chiefs complete a three-game Midwest League sweep of the Springfield Cardinals with their third consecutive comeback... Read more
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June 26 in Journal Star sports historyand drives in three runs in the opener. Kathy Richards pitches a two-hitter to
June 26 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
and drives in three runs in the opener. Kathy Richards pitches a two-hitter to complete the sweep. 10 YEARS AGO The Peoria Chiefs, behind the pitching of starter Todd Blackford, registers a 3-1 Midwest League road victory over the Wisconsin... Read more
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June 22 in Journal Star sports historyYEARS AGO Chicago Cubs right-handed starter Wade Miller pitches three scoreless
June 22 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 6 days ago
YEARS AGO Chicago Cubs right-handed starter Wade Miller pitches three scoreless innings in a rehab start with the Peoria Chiefs. Miller, recovering from a sore shoulder, allows three hits and strikes out three in the Chiefs’ 4-0 loss to... Read more
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Chiefs contingent ready to shine at 2016 MWL All-Star GamePEORIA — The Peoria Chiefs finished the first half of the Midwest League season
Chiefs contingent ready to shine at 2016 MWL All-Star Game
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 days ago
PEORIA — The Peoria Chiefs finished the first half of the Midwest League season on top of the Western Division. On Tuesday, they'll celebrate seven players who are at the tops of their game when the 2016 MWL All-Star Game launches at Cedar... Read more
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Chiefs pull one last surprise, win Western Division title on final day of first halfPEORIA — The Peoria Chiefs headed into their first-half finale Sunday as a play
Chiefs pull one last surprise, win Western Division title on final day of first half
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 9 days ago
PEORIA — The Peoria Chiefs headed into their first-half finale Sunday as a playoff team, and exited as a champion. The Chiefs rallied in the seventh and eighth innings to beat Burlington, 2-1, and sweep the four-game series before 3,338 at Dozer... Read more
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June 19 in Journal Star sports historyspot. He drops a 20-foot putt for birdie on the final hole to avoid a playoff a
June 19 in Journal Star sports history
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spot. He drops a 20-foot putt for birdie on the final hole to avoid a playoff against three others. 25 YEARS AGO The Peoria Chiefs post a 10-3 Midwest League road victory over the Kane County Cougars. Jose Viera has a single, double, homer... Read more
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Chiefs clinch Midwest League playoff spot, back-to-back postseasons for first time in 30 yearsPEORIA — The Peoria Chiefs went from last place in the Western Division to havi
Chiefs clinch Midwest League playoff spot, back-to-back postseasons for first time in 30 years
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 10 days ago
PEORIA — The Peoria Chiefs went from last place in the Western Division to having the last laugh in the Midwest League playoff race. Peoria, which was dead last at 10-16 on May 4, roared into the playoffs with a six-run second inning Saturday and... Read more
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Eminian: Chiefs eye consecutive playoff berths for first time in 30 yearsPEORIA — The Peoria Chiefs were poised for an historic finish to the first half
Eminian: Chiefs eye consecutive playoff berths for first time in 30 years
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 10 days ago
PEORIA — The Peoria Chiefs were poised for an historic finish to the first half of the Midwest League season as they entered Saturday action at Dozer Park. Peoria was in a dead heat with Clinton for the Western Division lead -- both teams at 38-30... Read more
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Chiefs dunk Spitz after walk-off win in 11th, move into tie for Western Division leadPEORIA — Thomas Spitz disappeared under a sea of Peoria Chiefs teammates halfwa
Chiefs dunk Spitz after walk-off win in 11th, move into tie for Western Division lead
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 11 days ago
PEORIA — Thomas Spitz disappeared under a sea of Peoria Chiefs teammates halfway to second base Friday, as Leo Pina chugged behind the pack and lugged a tub of water to dump on him in the 11th inning. Spitz punched a single to help Peoria walk-off... Read more
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June 17 in Journal Star sports historyand 6.8 rebounds in his junior season as the Blue Demons went 20-9 and advanced
June 17 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 11 days ago
and 6.8 rebounds in his junior season as the Blue Demons went 20-9 and advanced to the NCAA tournament. 10 YEARS AGO The Peoria Chiefs clinch the first-half title in the Midwest League Western Division. The Chiefs rally from a four-run deficit... Read more
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Alcantara whiffs 12, Bryan hits, Dennard hustles and Chiefs close in on playoff spot with 4-3 comebackPEORIA — R.J. Dennard came chugging around third base like a freight train and
Alcantara whiffs 12, Bryan hits, Dennard hustles and Chiefs close in on playoff spot with 4-3 comeback
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 12 days ago
PEORIA — R.J. Dennard came chugging around third base like a freight train and helped the Peoria Chiefs continue their charge home toward a Midwest League playoff spot Thursday. The Chiefs rallied from a two-run deficit to beat the Burlington Bees,... Read more
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Chiefs beat Cedar Rapids 3-1 to sweep series, tighten hold on Western Division leadPEORIA — The Peoria Chiefs were right where they wanted to be Sunday after send
Chiefs beat Cedar Rapids 3-1 to sweep series, tighten hold on Western Division lead
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 16 days ago
PEORIA — The Peoria Chiefs were right where they wanted to be Sunday after sending the Cedar Rapids Kernels tumbling down to third place with a weekend sweep. "First place," said Chiefs catcher Jose Godoy. "We never imagined a sweep, because that's... Read more
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Bus pass, Chiefs tickets prizes for CityLink's Dump the PumpDump the Pump Day on Thursday and encourage riders to take and post pictures fo
Bus pass, Chiefs tickets prizes for CityLink's Dump the Pump
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 16 days ago
Dump the Pump Day on Thursday and encourage riders to take and post pictures for a drawing to win a 30-day bus pass and Peoria Chiefs tickets. Dump the Pump is a national event recognized by the American Public Transportation Association and is... Read more
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June 12 in Journal Star sports historyand Dan Hahn, Limestone’s Andy Watts and Brad Betson, Washington’s Bill Abel an
June 12 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 16 days ago
and Dan Hahn, Limestone’s Andy Watts and Brad Betson, Washington’s Bill Abel and IVC’s Scott Harris. 10 YEARS AGO The Peoria Chiefs clinch a Midwest League playoff berth with a 1-0 victory over the Clinton LumberKings at O’Brien Field.... Read more
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Chiefs extend hands to ill 4-old in special ceremony, then extend first-place lead with 7-6 rallyAnthony Durham is 4, and yet on Star Wars Night at Dozer Park he had the power
Chiefs extend hands to ill 4-old in special ceremony, then extend first-place lead with 7-6 rally
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 17 days ago
Anthony Durham is 4, and yet on Star Wars Night at Dozer Park he had the power to upstage a first-place battle between the Peoria Chiefs and Cedar Rapids Kernels. The game was halted in the fifth inning Saturday for 10 minutes and both teams came... Read more
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Eminian: Chiefs trying to do something they haven't achieved since 2006PEORIA — The Peoria Chiefs started a crucial six-game stretch Friday in their b
Eminian: Chiefs trying to do something they haven't achieved since 2006
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 17 days ago
PEORIA — The Peoria Chiefs started a crucial six-game stretch Friday in their bid for a Midwest League playoff spot. The fight to the finish includes Peoria, Cedar Rapids and Clinton -- three teams separated at the top of the Western Division by... Read more
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Chiefs surge into Western Division lead with 100 mph pitch, a homer, great catch and 5-2 winPEORIA — The Peoria Chiefs won the first battle in a tug-of-war with Cedar Rapi
Chiefs surge into Western Division lead with 100 mph pitch, a homer, great catch and 5-2 win
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 18 days ago
PEORIA — The Peoria Chiefs won the first battle in a tug-of-war with Cedar Rapids for the Western Division first-half title Friday. The Chiefs got a big outing from righty starter Sandy Alcantara -- who again hit 100 mph on the radar gun -- and... Read more
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June 8 in Journal Star sports historyHouston Astros use the No. 1 overall selection to take Arizona State left-hande
June 8 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 20 days ago
Houston Astros use the No. 1 overall selection to take Arizona State left-handed pitcher Floyd Bannister. 25 YEARS AGO The Peoria Chiefs edge the Waterloo Diamonds 2-1 in a Midwest Lague game in front of 3,684 at Meinen Field. The Chiefs break... Read more
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June 6 in Journal Star sports historyprep player since Pekin’s Scott Prouty went in the fourth round (133rd) to the
June 6 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 22 days ago
prep player since Pekin’s Scott Prouty went in the fourth round (133rd) to the Seattle Mariners nine years ago. Five Peoria Chiefs players are chosen for the Midwest League All-Star Game on June 20 in Davenport, Iowa. First baseman Ryan... Read more
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Eminian: Chiefs loaded with All-Star candidates, and manager Kruzel has MLB admirerPEORIA — The Peoria Chiefs were in Cedar Rapids for a weekend series, and some
Eminian: Chiefs loaded with All-Star candidates, and manager Kruzel has MLB admirer
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 24 days ago
PEORIA — The Peoria Chiefs were in Cedar Rapids for a weekend series, and some of them could be back at Veterans Memorial Stadium sooner than expected. The Midwest League All-Star Game is June 21 in Cedar Rapids. The Chiefs, who were tied for a... Read more
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Chiefs lose 3-1, but 8th-grader Sydney Wiesehan a winner as team's bat girlof all sports trades -- maybe more accurately Jill of all trades? -- also has a
Chiefs lose 3-1, but 8th-grader Sydney Wiesehan a winner as team's bat girl
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 26 days ago
of all sports trades -- maybe more accurately Jill of all trades? -- also has a role no girl has ever held before for the Peoria Chiefs. Wiesehan, who will be an eighth-grader next fall at Concordia Lutheran School in Peoria, is the first female... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Batter up! Class 1A and 2A baseball and softball state finals at Dozer Park and EastSide Centreat 5 p.m. Friday. The 3A and 4A softball state finals will be next weekend at E
Batter up! Class 1A and 2A baseball and softball state finals at Dozer Park and EastSide Centre
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 26 days ago
at 5 p.m. Friday. The 3A and 4A softball state finals will be next weekend at EastSide. Dozer Park is home to the Peoria Chiefs, a Class A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals, as well as the Bradley University team. Dozer has hosted the... Read more
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Needing a vacation after summer vacationto me as well. There are birthday parties and playdates, sleepovers, a family v
Needing a vacation after summer vacation
Bureau County Republican / Posted 27 days ago
to me as well. There are birthday parties and playdates, sleepovers, a family vacation and evenings to spend watching the Peoria Chiefs. I’m grateful I rarely hear them complain during the summer that they are bored. But sometimes just for a week... Read more
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Chiefs beat rehabbing Brewers pitcher Garza, who weighs in on comeback, CubsPEORIA — Rehabbing Milwaukee Brewers right-hander Matt Garza started with Wisco
Chiefs beat rehabbing Brewers pitcher Garza, who weighs in on comeback, Cubs
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 27 days ago
PEORIA — Rehabbing Milwaukee Brewers right-hander Matt Garza started with Wisconsin, and by the time the Peoria Chiefs were finished they had all the runs they needed for a victory and a move into a playoff spot Tuesday. The Chiefs got three runs in... Read more
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Eminian: Jhonny Peralta's stay with the Chiefs a win for both sidesPEORIA — Jhonny Peralta's five-game rehab stint with the Peoria Chiefs ended up
Eminian: Jhonny Peralta's stay with the Chiefs a win for both sides
Peoria Journal Star / Posted a month ago
PEORIA — Jhonny Peralta's five-game rehab stint with the Peoria Chiefs ended up being a good experience for all sides. The Cardinals veteran, who began his return from left thumb surgery here, went 3-for-13 with two runs and a double, and played... Read more
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Peoria High Class of 1966 will reunite at Dozer ParkPEORIA — The Peoria High School Class of 1966 is celebrating its 50-year reunio
Peoria High Class of 1966 will reunite at Dozer Park
Peoria Journal Star / Posted a month ago
PEORIA — The Peoria High School Class of 1966 is celebrating its 50-year reunion Friday, June 17, at a Peoria Chiefs Game at Dozer Park in a private area with food provided. Cost is $40 each. Other celebrations incude a dinner with a DJ Saturday,... Read more
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May 28 in Journal Star sports historyClass AA Washington Regional. Amy Bradle pitches a two-hitter and Beth Doolan s
May 28 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted a month ago
Class AA Washington Regional. Amy Bradle pitches a two-hitter and Beth Doolan smacks a two-run double. 10 YEARS AGO The Peoria Chiefs claim a 7-1 Midwest League road victory over the Clinton LumberKings. Todd Blackford (4-1) and relievers Jesse... Read more
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Chiefs Dennard, Spitz stop house fire, then help Peoria beat Cougars, 4-3PEORIA — Thomas Spitz and R.J. Dennard combined for 1 hit, 3 walks and 1 run Th
Chiefs Dennard, Spitz stop house fire, then help Peoria beat Cougars, 4-3
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 1 months ago
PEORIA — Thomas Spitz and R.J. Dennard combined for 1 hit, 3 walks and 1 run Thursday for the Peoria Chiefs. And one really big save. The Chiefs tandem saved each other, a homeowner, and the house they slept in when they awoke to a fire and put it... Read more

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