Friday June 22 5:16 am

Spotlighting events along the south shore of Lake Michigan

Sports

BIG GAME BY LI NING BUT AIRHOGS FALL SHORT VS. WICHITA

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Li Ning finished with three hits, a stolen base and an RBI, but the Texas AirHogs dropped the opener of a three-game set to Wichita 4-1 Friday night.

FLORENCE SCORES WALK-OFF WIN IN OPENER

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FLORENCE, KY — The defending Frontier League champion Schaumburg Boomers, presented by Wintrust Community Banks, dropped a nail-biting series opener with the team they bested to win the 2017 title, the Florence Freedom, falling 5-4 on the road.

June 15th American Association Recap

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The June 15th American Association recap includes: Cleburne 6, Lincoln 5; Kansas City 6, Fargo-Moorhead 4;
Sioux Falls 3, Winnipeg 1; Chicago 4, St. Paul 2; Wichita 4, Texas 1; and Sioux City 6, Gary SouthShore 1.

RailCats drop series opener to Explorers, 6-1

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The Gary SouthShore RailCats had the leadoff man reach eight times on Fright night, however, fell to the Sioux City Explorers, 6-1, in front of a season-high 5,874 at U.S. Steel Yard. The ‘Cats struck out a season-high 13 times, left 11 runners on base and finished 1-for-19 with runners in scoring position in the first game of the season against the X’s.

Take a Cool Trip Underground!

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Tours of Little Wyandotte Cave last about 30-45 minutes, and tours of Big Wyandotte Cave last 2 hours.
Tours are offered on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and holidays, through Labor Day weekend.

Jackets are recommended for all cave tours because cave temperature is always 52ºF. Comfortable and sturdy shoes are a must.

See what’s new at Indiana State Parks this year

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The summer recreational season is approaching, and Indiana State Parks is working hard to make sure visitors have a good experience.

Suspended game vs. Chicago to resume on June 27

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Thursday’s suspended game between Chicago and Gary in the finale of the doubleheader will resume on Wednesday, June 27th at 5:30 p.m. in the top of the 11th with the score tied, 5-5. The ‘Cats won game one, 7-6, for their season-high fifth consecutive victory and handed the Dogs their season-high 10th straight defeat.

RailCats activate RHP Myers from Disabled List

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The Gary SouthShore RailCats activated right-handed pitcher Sam Myers from the Disabled List before game one of Thursday’s doubleheader. Myers was placed on the DL retroactive to May 21 with a bruised right forearm after being hit by a line drive in his season debut on May 20 vs. the Saint Paul Saints.