Ten slated for the diamond: The following individuals have been selected to participate in the McDonald's all-star game, which will be held June 11 with a 5 p.m. start from Dozer Park in Peoria. The dividing line for the determination of the squads is Interstate 74:
North (all from Roanoke-Benson/Lowpoint-Washburn): Jarrett Bline, Ben Monge, Jack Weber, Jake Weber and Wade Hunter (coaching staff)
South (all from Eureka): Daniel Frank, Brady Krile, Aaron Schwab, Keegan Zimmerman and Dane Wear (coaching staff). It will be a nine-inning game, which is sponsored by the Greater Peoria Baseball Coaches Association, and is for seniors only.
Three picked on the gridiron: A trio of individuals will be a part of the Shrine all-star game that will be held June 15 at Tucci Stadium on the Illinois Wesleyan University campus in Bloomington. Eureka's Jason Bachman has been tabbed to the coaching staff on the West squad, which will include Alex Brittain. On the East roster is Derek May of Fieldcrest. Pregame festivities will start at 10 followed by kickoff at 11 a.m. The contest is for seniors only.