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Local Sports Round Up 5/20/11
Saturday Schedule

GHS Baseball Classic
Dunlap vs. Galeburg 5:30 p.m.
Galesburg vs. Springfield Southeast 7:45 p.m.

2A Boys Track Sectional at Rock Island (GHS participating) 3:30 p.m.

2A Girls Soccer Galesburg Regional Championship
Dunlap vs. Galesburg 6:30 p.m.

2A Softball Regional
Farmington vs. IVC 4:30 p.m.

Carl Sandburg Chargers Men playing in the final round Saturday at NJCAA Division II National Championship in Scottsboro, Alabama

Midwest Conference Welcomes Back a former member

The Prairie Fire varsity athletic teams will soon have a new Midwest Conference opponent, although that opponent is no stranger to the league.

The Midwest Conference announced Thursday that charter member Cornell College will return to the league in the 2012-2013 academic year. The Rams have been a member of the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) for the past 14 years.

Cornell and Coe College both left the Midwest Conference for the IIAC after the 1996-1997 academic year. Cornell and Knox have continued to play in various sports after the Rams left the Midwest Conference.

The addition of Cornell College will make the Midwest Conference an 11-team league.
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