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Goals, Assists Help Blues Beat Rangers
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Alex Steen and Roman Polak each had a goal and an assist, and Chris Mason made 21 saves to help the St. Louis Blues win their season-best fourth straight game, 4-1 over the New York Rangers on Saturday night.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 1/15/10
Galesburg gets first Western Big Six win on Alumni Night at Thiel Gymnasium, Moline and Rock Island win WB6 games, Monmouth-Roseville earns Olympic Conference road victory, Abingdon beats BPC/A on the road in a Prairieland matchup, Monmouth and Knox College men's basketball teams fall, Prairie Fire women lose while Fighting Scots women win.
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Weekend Brings High Stakes NFL Playoff Games
New Orleans brings back an old friend, Indianapolis hope dominance against Ravens translates to playoff victory; Dallas, Minnesota, New York Jets and San Diego wait for Sunday games.
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Big Night by Rose Lifts Bulls Past Wizards in 2OT
CHICAGO (AP) -- Derrick Rose scored a career-high 37 points and hit the go-ahead basket with 5.4 seconds left in the second overtime Friday night as the Chicago Bulls overcame an inspired effort by the Washington Wizards for a 121-119 victory.
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No Timetable for Return of Cubs' Lilly
CHICAGO (AP) _ Chicago Cubs left-hander Ted Lilly doesn't know when he might be able to pitch following arthroscopic surgery on his pitching shoulder in early November.
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Bears Hire Former Vikings Coach Tice to Coach Offensive Line
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have signed former Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Tice to be the team's offensive line coach.
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GHS Boys Basketball - Western Big 6
Galesburg 58, Alleman 38 - FINAL

Galesburg Boys Basketball Team Hopes Home Cooking Results in WB6 Victory
Two boys basketball teams desperately seeking their first win in conference play will try again Friday night at the end of the first half of the Western Big Six season.
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IHSA: Illinois Teams Won't Have to Replace Illegal Uniforms
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) -- The Illinois High School Association says it won't force schools with basketball uniforms that don't conform to state rules to spend thousands of dollars replacing them.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 1/14/10
Galesburg girls basketball team dominates Quincy to earn first league victory; Abingdon, North Fulton, Ridgewood also winners Thursday night.
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WIU Ends Summitt League Drought Against Centenary
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) _ Ceola Clark made every shot he took, scoring 17 points to pace Western Illinois to its first Summit League victory with a 70-51 decision over Centenary Thursday night.
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Panthers Fall at Eastern Kentucky
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) -- Papa Oppong scored 18 points and Eastern Kentucky beat Eastern Illinois 67-59 Thursday night, extending the Colonels' home winning streak to 17 games.
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New Coach, Same Result for Blue Demons
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) -- Marshon Brooks scored 17 points and Jamine Peterson added 16 as Providence defeated DePaul 79-62 Thursday night, ruining Tracy Webster's coaching debut.
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Improving Bulls Take Down Boston
BOSTON (AP) -- Luol Deng scored 25 points and the Chicago Bulls won their third straight game with a 96-83 victory over the Boston Celtics Thursday night.
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Titans' Johnson Unanimous First-Team NFL Selection
NEW YORK (AP) _ NFL Offensive Player of the year Chris Johnson is the lone unanimous selection to The Associated Press 2009 NFL All-Pro team.
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Silver Streaks Try Again for First Conference Win
Galesburg High School's girls basketball team hopes Thursday night is the night the skid ends.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 1/13/10
Rowva, Ridgewood and Monmouth-Roseville girls basketball teams earn wins Wednesday night.
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Monmouth College's Tanney Named Nation's Top Football Player
Putting up some of the best quarterback statistics in all of Division III has earned Monmouth College's Alex Tanney the Melberger Award, given annually since 1993 to the nation's top Division III player.
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Northgate Lanes Fire Prompts Galesburg High School to Move Annual Bowling Tournament
POSTED 1:35 p-m 1/13/10 A fire Wednesday morning at the facility that serves as the home for Galesburg High School's girls bowling team is prompting officials at the school to move the tournament to another location.
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Brimfield, Ridgewood Move Up in AP Poll's Top Ten
Three local girls basketball teams remain in the Associated Press top ten rankings.
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U-T & Rocky Ranked Again in AP Boys Basketball Poll
Two Western Big Six boys basketball teams are back among the state's elite.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 1/12/09
Monmouth College sweeps Knox College on the hardwood, Carl Sandburg College hoops teams lose at Kishwaukee, Rowva boys basketball team sizzles in win over Princeville; Monmouth-Roseville, United and B-PC/A win; Churchill wins twice against rival Lombard.
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McCamey, Illini Rally to Beat Penn State
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Demetri McCamey returned to the starting lineup for the first time in two games and scored 25 points to lead Illinois to a 54-53 comeback victory over Penn State Tuesday night.
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Northern Iowa Escapes Bradley for 14th Straight Win
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) -- Ali Farokhmanesh scored 14 points, Jordan Eglseder added 11 and 10 rebounds and Northern Iowa edged Bradley 52-50 Tuesday night, tying the school record with its 14th consecutive victory.
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Fuller Leads Iowa Past Tennessee State
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Aaron Fuller scored a career-high 24 points and Iowa snuck past Tennessee State 67-62 Tuesday night to snap a four-game losing streak.
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Ohio State Upsets #6 Purdue
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- Evan Turner scored 23 of his career-high 32 points in the second half, and Ohio State rallied from a 13-point deficit to beat No. 6 Purdue 70-66 Tuesday night.
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Illinois Defensive Coach Leaves After 3-9 Season
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- The turnover continues on Ron Zook's Illinois staff with the departure of defensive coach Curt Mallory.
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Kiffin Leaves Tennessee, Returns to USC to Replace Carroll
UNDATED (AP) -- Lane Kiffin is returning to Southern California as the Trojans' coach after just one season at Tennessee.
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Titans RB Johnson Named NFL Offensive Player of Year
NEW YORK (AP) -- With a 2,000-yard rushing season and the most yards from scrimmage in NFL history, Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson has run away with The Associated Press 2009 NFL Offensive Player of the Year award.
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Canseco: McGwire and LaRussa Are Lying
UNDATED (AP) -- Jose Canseco says Mark McGwire is still lying about his use of steroids and his former manager Tony La Russa isn't telling the truth either.
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