Sports for 9-19

Fort Madison won the Holy Trinity Classic Volleyball tournament with a surprise win over the host team in a 2-1 match. Macomb swept West Hancock in two. West Central fell to Ridgewood in a tight three-game match.

SCC’s Volleyball team swept Marshalltown.

The St. Louis Cardinals were off last night. They’ll take on the Cincinnati Reds at 6:10 tonight in a game that can be heard on Newsradio 99.3 and 1490 KBUR as they try to break a three-game losing streak. The Minnesota Twins fell last night to the New York Yankees 2-1.

Nearly two decades after the height of the Steroids Era, Major League Baseball is on track to break its season record for home runs on Tuesday with nearly two weeks left in the season. There were 5,663 home runs hit through Sunday, 30 shy of the record set in 2000 at the height of performance-enhancing drugs.