Players of the East Peoria Express fastpitch softball team wait out a game delay by joking around on a playground on Friday, June 21, 2013 at the Big Mizuno Premier Girls Fastpitch national qualifying softball tournament at EastSide Center in East Peoria, Ill. Lighting throughout the early afternoon caused games to be delayed and postponed to Saturday. (©Nick Schnelle/Journal Star)

Athletes yell out to their teammates during the Class 3A 4x800-meter relay on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at the IHSA Girls Track and Field State Final at O'Brien Stadium in Charleston, Ill. (© Nick Schnelle/Journal Star)

From left, Micheal Hendreshott, 5, of Pontiac, and Lukas Martin, 4, of Lexington, watch as the Hot Wheels truck goes airborne on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013 for the Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam at Carver Arena in downtown Peoria, Ill. (© Nick Schnelle/Journal Star)

Briley Spencer of Tremont High School wipes her face in the dugout on Sunday, June 2, 2013 in the Class 2A championship softball game against Bishop McNamara High School in the IHSA State Softball Tournament at EastSide Center. Tremont lost 8-2 to Bishop McNamara, taking second place in tournament. (© Nick Schnelle/Journal Star)

Athletes catch their breath after finishing the Class 3A 4x400-meter relay on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at the IHSA Girls Track and Field State Final at O'Brien Stadium in Charleston, Ill. (© Nick Schnelle/Journal Star)

The Kansas State University band performs during halftime of the football game against University of Missouri on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009 at Bill Synder Family Stadium in Manhattan, Kan. (© Nick Schnelle)

East Peoria players stretch before the start of the game against Peoria Notre Dame on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2013 in a Class 3A girls regional championship game at East Peoria High School. Notre Dame defeated East Peoria 60-43. (© Nick Schnelle/Journal Star)

Blake Kilpatrick laughs off the pain after hitting the concrete on Monday, March 22, 2013 at the skate park in Cosmo Park in Columbia, Mo. (© Nick Schnelle)

Bradley University softball pitcher Madeline Lynch-Crumrine momentarily closes her eyes while in the dugout on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 during the game against Northern Iowa at Laura Bradley Park in Peoria, Ill. Bradley lost to UNI 8-0. (© Nick Schnelle/Journal Star)