• Dave McKenzie

2018 Colt World Series at Rent One Park

For the past four days one of the premiere sports events in the Southern Illinois area has been taking place at Rent One Park in Marion. Ten teams from around the world have converged to see who will be crowned the PONY 2018 World Champion.

There are six teams from the states along with four teams from Mexico, Puerto Rico, South Korea and the defending champions from 2017, the Netherlands.

There are four teams remaining as we begin play today and the champion will be decided on Wednesday night.

Today's schedule will have Brownsville, TX taking on Puerto Rico in game one and South Korea will face the local area team from Southern Illinois.

I just want to take a minute to acknowledge the work of everyone from the Southern Illinois Miners and from PONY baseball and softball who have worked some incredible hours to make this event happen. From Mike Pinto, Cathy Perry and John Wilson to all of the production personnel and concession workers. Thank you!

Good luck to the four remaining teams, one of which will be named the 2018 Colt World Series Champion.

You can watch the games live here: