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Local Sports Roundup 10/8/11

The Galesburg High School Football Team couldn't hold on to a halftime lead in Quincy Friday night, losing to the Blue Devils 30-22. The Blue Devils scored 30 straight points in the second half en route to victory. The Streaks drop to 1-6 on the season, and 0-4 in Western Big 6 Conference Play. Quincy still has a shot at a playoff berth, at 4-3 overall, and 2-2 in conference play.

Other Western Big 6 Play:

Moline 46, East Moline 32
Alleman 34, Rock Island 13

Other Scores:

Annawan-Wethersfield 21, United 14
Abingdon 26, Bushnell-Prairie City/Avon 20 (Abingdon now at 5-2)
Knoxville 14, Rushville-Industry 6 (Knoxville now 6-1)
North Fulton 34, Lewistown 15
Camp Point Central-Southeast 20, Monmouth-Roseville 12
Princeville 27, West Central 21
Pekin 45, Canton 0
Beardstown 12, Farmington 7
Elmwood/Brimfield 46, Havana 6
Mercer County 21, Stark County 0
Mendon 50, Orion 36
Macomb 28, Pittsfield/Griggsville-Perry 12

Saturday Game

Mid-County at Ridgewood 2:30pm


Knox at Grinnell
Ripon at Monmouth
Illinois at Indiana 1pm on WGIL


The Carl Sandburg College volleyball team took three straight sets 25-23, 25-21 and 25-19 from Waubonsee Community College on Friday night. Sara Baker led the Chargers (18-5) with 13 kills and 11 assists. Stephanie Williams had 17 assists and six kills. Caitlyn Godfrey notched six kills and two blocks. Meredith Beoletto tallied three kills and four blocks.

Monmouth College defeated Lawrence University 3 games to 1.

Carroll University defeated the Knox College Prairie Fire 3-0 in a Midwest Conference match Friday night in Galesburg. The Pioneers (9-11, 2-2 MWC) posted set victories of 25-8, 25-19, 25-18. Senior Kelly Ricketts and sophomore Amber Eisha each paced Knox (0-19, 0-5 MWC) with 5 kills. Other contributors were senior Lisa Blagg with 5 digs and sophomore Nina Mack with 10 assists and two aces. The contest was designated as a "Play for the Cure" match for both schools. Donations were collected to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The Prairie Fire resumes play Saturday afternoon at 1:00 in Memorial Gymnasium against MWC foe Ripon College.


The Carl Sandburg College mens golf team has a team total of 632 after the second round of the NJCAA Region IV Tournament played at PrairieView Golf Club on Friday. Black Hawk College sits in first place with a team total of 619. Moraine Valley Community College is currently in second place with a team total of 631. The Chargers are in third place. David Blake led Sandburg, shooting four-over par. Ryan Williams carded a 77. Mike Davis shot an 80. Jason Buliga notched an 81. Tyler Barr tallied an 85. The tournament concludes Saturday.
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