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Local Sports 2/21/13
HS Basketball

The only game that was on the boys high school basketball schedule for tonight has been postponed. The Knoxville Blue Bullets will now meet the Farmington Farmers in the Regional Semifinal tomorrow at 6pm in Monmouth. The winner plays the host Monmouth-Roseville Titans in the title game Saturday afternoon at 2.

The championship games are already set for the other area regionals tomorrow night. At Oneida, Wethersfield meets Annawan, which upset Galva last night. At Princeville, Elmwoods faces Williamsfield. And at Rockridge, it's the hosts against Orion, who beat #2 seed Kewanee in overtime last night.

Girls basketball sectional title games are scheduled for tonight. In class 4A action in Normal, Peoria Richwoods plays top-ranked Edwardsville, while in the class 3A final in Washington, Morton sqaures off with Limestone.


The Monmouth College women's basketball team is hoping for a repeat performance at this weekend's Midwest Conference Championships in Mt. Vernon, Iowa. A year ago, they won the league tournament and earned their first trip to the NCAA Tournament. The Scots are 19-4 overall, but just 1-4 against the tournament field, which includes league champion Cornell, along with St. Norbert and Carroll. Monmouth will meet St. Norbert in the first round tomorrow night at 7pm.
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