The Marquette Explorers baseball squad will leave for Peoria today (Thursday)….on their way to the Class 1A state baseball tournament.  The Explorers are in the Final Four with a record of 27-and-8.  Marquette meets Effingham St. Anthony (29-8-1) in the state semi’s tomorrow morning in Peoria.  Game time at O’Brien Field – 10 am – Friday morning.

You can catch all the live play-by-play from the 1A state tourney right here on Z-1570 and at

Marquette baseball coach Joe Silkwood:

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Game two of the state semi’s tomorrow (in Class 1A baseball) has Tuscola taking on Lena-Winslow.