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Local Sports 7/1/13

The Galesburg Legion baseball team is still trying to solve the puzzle that is Rock Island, after the visitors defeated Post 285 again yesterday at Sundberg Field. It was the third straight weekend that Galesburg fell to their rivals, having lost to them in the championship of the Washington Tournament on June 23rd, and the first setback that came at the Wheaton Tourney on June 15th. Still, Galesburg sports a solid record of 24-7 heading into this week's action, which begins tomorrow with a doubleheader against Canton. Rock Island improved to 16-4 with yesterday's 6-5 win.


Mike Bailey has been named the new Athletic Director at Carl Sandburg College. Bailey, who is a longtime basketball and golf coach at the school, assumes the new post immediately. Bailey replaces Steve Norton, who is taking over some new duties at the school, after serving as the A.D. for the last 10 years.
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