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|Local Sports 6/8/18
Galesburg American Legion Post 285 took Friday off after starting the season with a perfect record. They'll get back into action at Sundberg Field Saturday, with a double header against Monmouth. First pitch is 5pm.
MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
A hall of famer will be in Peoria Saturday. Baseball and St. Louis Cardinals legend Bob Gibson will throw out the first pitch at the Peoria Chiefs game against the Quad City River Bandits at the newly re-christened "Dozer Park" in Peoria. Gibson will also sign autographs for a fee as part of a fundraiser. St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Jake Westbrook will make a rehab start Sunday for the Chiefs against the River Bandits. He's expected to throw 75-80 pitches after being put on the disabled list.
Thirty-seven Carl Sandburg College student-athletes from nine different sports -- including six student-athletes who participated in multiple sports -- earned academic All-Arrowhead Conference honors for their performances in the classroom during the 2012-2013 academic year. Student-athletes must have earned at least a 3.0 grade point average and pass a minimum of 12 hours each semester to qualify for the academic all-conference team.