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The Cardinals are playing a weekend series at home against the Pirates. The Pirates beat the cards Friday 4-3. Last night the Cardinals lost again, 7-3. The Cardinals did little offensively, other tha...read more
Cardinals: The Cardinals are playing a weekend series at home against the Pirates. The Pirates beat the cards last night 4-3. Adam Wainwright threw 96 pitches in his seven innings, only allowing one ...read more
Legion baseball - Thursday *Junior Legion* Valmeyer Sr. Legion def. Alton Jr. Legion, 6-5 (8-innings) Alton Jr. (17-5)   *Senior Legion* Metro East Bears def. Smithton/Freeburg, 6-0 Metro ...read more
Illinois Coaches Association - Softball 2017 All-State teams *Class 4A Sarah Hangsleben - Edwardsville (1st team) Anna Burke - Edwardsville (2nd team) Tami Wong - ALTON (2nd team) Savannah Fisher...read more
The Cardinals host the Pittsburgh Pirates this weekend at Busch Stadium.  The two teams will face off the next three nights.  Game times: Friday - 7:15 pm Saturday - 6:15 pm Sunday - 7:...read more
The Vegas Golden Knights held their expansion draft Wednesday - picking one player from each of the 30 NHL teams.  The Blues lost 29-year old winger David Perron in the expansion draft.  Per...read more
Frontier League Baseball Thursday @ 6:35 pm  Gateway @ Evansville (IN)   >Evansville def. Gateway Grizzlies, 1-0 Wednesday in our Grizzlies Game of the Week on the Big-Z Grizzlies (10-...read more
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The Alton Post 126 Junior Legion Baseball squad has a record of 15-and-4 on the year after Monday night's loss to Valmeyer (4-0).  That snapped a 7-game winning streak for the Alton Juniors. ...read more
SIU-Edwardsville volleyball coach Leah Johnson is moving from the Cougars to the Redbirds.  She will be introduced Wednesday afternoon at a 3 pm news conference in Normal (IL) as the new head vol...read more
Former Alton Redbird Bryan Hudson won his 1st game of the year Sunday for the South Bend (IN) Cubs in Class A baseball.  South Bend defeated the Lake County Captains, 9-3.   (Lake County (O...read more
The Cardinals fell to the Orioles, 8-5 Sunday in Baltimore.    LP - Lance Lynn (5-4) - 4.2-IP, 7-R, 9-H, 4-HR >>8-home runs in the game - 4 for each team.   Stephen Piscotty - 2-...read more
The Metro East Bears won a senior legion tournament in Missouri this weekend with two more victories on Sunday.     >>The Bears beat Eureka (MO), 11-1 in the semi's Sunday.  >>Then in...read more
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Eric Thames two-run home run in the 9th inning lifted the Brewers to a 6-4 win over the Cardinals Thursday night at Busch Stadium.  It was his 18th home run of the year and came off of Cards clos...read more
Frontier League Baseball - @ Sauget   *The Schaumburg Boomers defeated Gateway Grizzlies, 10-9 in 11-innings on Wednesday at GCS Ballpark in a game you heard right here on the Big-Z (WBGZ radi...read more
Big-Z Sports Broadcast Schedule   *Sat - 6/17 7:30 pm - Drivin' for Linemen 200 Race - @ Gateway Motorsports Park, Madison (IL) - NASCAR Camping World Truck Series >>Pre-race coverage @ 7 ...read more
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