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Mesa Lawmakers Near Vote on Cubs Spring Training Site
MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- City officials in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa are set to decide Monday whether to approve an agreement that would help keep the Chicago Cubs' spring training home in Arizona.
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Iowa Rolls at Indiana for Big Ten Win
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) _ Aaron Fuller had 13 points and Jarryd Cole added 11 points and 10 rebounds, leading Iowa to a 58-43 victory over Indiana Sunday night.
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Indy Favored to Win Super Bowl Against New Orleans
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts opened as a four-point favorite to beat New Orleans in the Super Bowl.
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Field Goal in OT Sends Saints to Super Bowl
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- For the first time in their 43-year history, the New Orleans Saints are heading to their first Super Bowl after battering Brett Favre and the Minnesota Vikings 31-28 in overtime on unheralded Garrett Hartley's 40-yard field goal.
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Colts Ride Manning to Beat Jets for AFC Title
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Four-time MVP Peyton Manning threw three touchdown passes and the Indianapolis Colts rallied from an 11-point, first-half deficit to beat the New York Jets 30-17 in the AFC championship game.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 1/23/10
Galesburg High School girls basketball team splits a pair of games Saturday at the Mid-Winter Classic, the GHS boys basketball team won at Rockford East and extended its winning streak and the West Central High School boys bowling team strikes its way to state.
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Nash's 22 Points Leads Northwestern Past Illini
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) -- Jeremy Nash scored 22 points, John Shurna added 19 and Northwestern went on a run late in the second half to beat Illinois 73-68 Saturday night after dropping 11 straight to the Illini.
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WIU Overtakes Southern Utah
CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) -- Ceola Clark scored 23 points, including six 3-pointers, to hoist Western Illinois to a 67-54 win over Southern Utah on Saturday night.
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Bradley Extends Evansville's Losing Streak
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) -- Sam Maniscalco led five Bradley players in double figures with 19 points as the Braves handed Evansville its 10th consecutive loss in a 74-64 decision Saturday.
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SIU Beats ISU in OT
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) -- Anthony Booker's layup with a minute remaining in overtime held up as the winning basket as Southern Illinois defeated Illinois State 81-80 on Saturday.
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Central Michigan Outlasts Northern Illinois
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) -- Jordan Bitzer and Robbie Harman scored 17 points each and Central Michigan pulled away in the final minutes to defeat Northern Illinois 81-75 Saturday night.
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Miller, Gibson Lead Bulls Past Rockets
HOUSTON (AP) -- Brad Miller scored 25 points in place of the injured Joakim Noah, and Taj Gibson added 16 points and 14 rebounds to help the Chicago Bulls beat the Houston Rockets 104-97 on Saturday night.
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Bulls' Noah Out with Foot Injury
HOUSTON (AP) -- Chicago center Joakim Noah sat out the Bulls' game Saturday night against Houston because of a left foot injury.
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Big First Period Leads Vancouver Over Blackhawks
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Mikael Samuelsson, Henrik Sedin and Steve Bernier scored in the first period and Roberto Luongo made 43 saves in the Vancouver Canucks' 5-1 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night.
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Shootout Goal Lifts Ducks Over Blues
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Anaheim defenseman James Wisniewski scored in the seventh round of the shootout and the Ducks rallied to a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Saturday night.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 1/22/10
Galesburg High School boys basketball team ends drought against Moline, Monmouth-Roseville gives state-ranked Orion a scare, United wins in LTC, Monmouth College sweeps Beloit, Knox College splits with Carroll University.
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Stingy Moline Defense Awaits Galesburg
POSTED 1:45 p-m 1/22/10 Galesburg puts a six-game winning streak on the line Friday night in Western Big Six play at Moline.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 1/21/10
Galesburg gets even with Rock Island, Abingdon wins at home against BPC/A, CSC teams split at Black Hawk East.
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Two Local High School Girls Basketball Teams Pick Up Top Regional Seeds
POSTED 11:20 a-m 1/22/10 The Abingdon and Knoxville High School girls basketball teams have snagged #1 seeds in their respective regionals.
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Blackhawks Beat Slumping Flames
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) -- Ben Eager scored the go-ahead goal at 5:52 of the third period, and Antti Niemi made 19 saves in the Chicago Blackhawks' 3-1 victory over the reeling Calgary Flames Thursday night.
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Cubs Closing in On Deal to Stay in Mesa
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs are closing in on an agreement to keep their spring training home in Mesa, Ariz., for the next 25 years after the city proposed building an $84 million facility that would include a 15,000-seat ballpark.
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Silver Streaks Hoping to Pay Rocky Back
POSTED 2:39 p.m. 1/21/10 Galesburg High School gets another crack at Rock Island, which picked up its only Western Big Six victory against the Silver Streaks last month.
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Michigan State Holds Off Iowa
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Raymar Morgan scored 16 points and No. 6 Michigan State remained unbeaten in Big Ten play by holding off Iowa's furious comeback bid in a 70-63 victory Wednesday night.
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#18 Wisconsin Beats Michigan
MADISON, Wis. (AP) --Trevon Hughes and Rob Wilson led a late scoring surge, powering No. 18 Wisconsin past Michigan 54-48 Wednesday night.
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Bradley Staves Off SIU Comeback Attempt
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) -- Sam Maniscalco scored 21 points and Will Egolf had a double-double as Bradley nearly coughed up a 15-point lead but held on to edge Southern Illinois 57-55 Wednesday night.
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ISU Rallies to Defeat Creighton
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- Osiris Eldridge scored 17 points to lead five Illinois State players in double figures as the Redbirds rallied to defeat Creighton 71-62 Wednesday night.
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Northern Illinois Wins at Toledo
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) --Xavier Silas scored 13 of his 19 points in the second half and Northern Illinois held off Toledo in a 58-54 win Wednesday night.
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DePaul Snapps Long Big East Losing Streaks Against Marquette
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) --Mike Stovall hit a jumper with seventh-tenths of a second left Wednesday night and DePaul ended its 24-game Big East regular-season losing streak by stunning Marquette 51-50.
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Clippers Hand Bulls Another Road Loss
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Baron Davis scored 11 of his 23 points in the final 3:52, Marcus Camby pulled down a season-high 25 rebounds and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Chicago Bulls 104-97 Wednesday night.
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Brimfield, Ridgewood & Knoxville Retain High A-P Rankings
Three girls high school basketball teams from the area hold down half of the top six spots in this week's Associated Press polls.
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