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Schedules say 'yes,' forecasts say 'no'

There will be playing this weekend ... be it with baseballs and softballs or, according to the current forecast, snowballs.
There will be playing this weekend ... be it with baseballs and softballs or, according to the current forecast, snowballs.

Our area's prep sports schedules promise a weekend full of ballgames and big meets.
Our weather forecast has other ideas.
It's been a chilly but a mostly good spring so far in terms of getting fames and events in, but with a half foot-plus of snow predicted for overnight Friday into Saturday, it's questionable just how many of those games will actually be contested.
Such is spring in north-central Illinois ...
Here is a schedule of planned high school sporting events around the area for this weekend:
 
 
Friday, March 23
Baseball
Sandwich at Yorkville, 4:30 p.m.
WFC at Eureka, 4:30 p.m.
Fieldcrest at Roanoke-Benson, 4:30 p.m.
Newark, Serena, E-L-PP at Lenz Field (Jacksonville), TBD
Somonauk at Plano (DH), 4:30 p.m.
Softball
WFC at Eureka, 4:30 p.m.
Newark, Serena at Lenz Field (Jacksonville), TBD
Track & field
Illinois Top Times (Bloomington)

Saturday, March 24
Baseball
Ottawa at Concord Triopia (DH), noon
Sandwich at Mendota (DH), 11 a.m.
Putnam County at Seneca, 11 a.m.
Danville Schlarman at Marquette (DH), 11 a.m.
Newark, Serena, E-L-PP at Lenz Field (Jacksonville), TBD
Softball
Marquette at Sandwich (DH), 11 a.m.
Somonauk at Aurora Christian (DH), 10 a.m.
Newark, Serena at Lenz Field (Jacksonville), TBD
Track & field
Seneca (B&G) in Cogdal Relays (Normal), 10 a.m.

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