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Saints Stop Manning, Top Colts in Super Bowl
POSTED 9:00pm 2/7/10 MIAMI (AP) -- The New Orleans Saints stymied Peyton Manning, then intercepted him to seal the Super Bowl, rallying to beat the Indianapolis Colts 31-17 Sunday night.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 2/7/10
Rowva boys basketball team comes up short against Mercer County in LTC Tourney title game, United drops fifth place game, Billtown wins in IBCA Shootout, Streaks girls basketball team falls at #8 New Trier, Knox earns split at Lawrence, Monmouth College swept at Ripon, CSC men win on late shot.
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Silver Streaks Enjoy Game at United Center; Beat Blue Island Eisenhower --- SEE PHOTOS HERE
UPDATED 7:38 a-m 2/7/10 Galesburg High School's boys basketball team made its trip to Chicago's United Center a positive one by beating Blue Island Eisenhower on Saturday.
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Super Bowl Sunday Arrives for Colts & Saints
MIAMI (AP) -- The countdown for Super Bowl 44 is on as the Indianapolis Colts try for their second NFL title in four years when they take on the New Orleans Saints, who are making their first appearance in the big game.
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Rice and Smith Among Seven New Pro Football Hall of Fame Inductions
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- Jerry Rice and Emmitt Smith are leading a class of seven new members in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
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Illinois Upsets #5 Michigan State
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Demetri McCamey had 22 points and 11 assists to lead Illinois to a 78-73 upset of No. 5 Michigan State Saturday night, sending the Spartans to another loss without Kalin Lucas.
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Deng Helps Lead Bulls Past Heat
CHICAGO (AP) -- Luol Deng scored 25 points, Derrick Rose added 24 and the Chicago Bulls beat the Miami Heat 95-91 Saturday night to snap a three-game losing streak.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 2/5/10
The GHS boys basketball team loses a Western Big Six Conference matchup Friday, and makes a quick turnaround to play in Chicago at the United Center on Saturday; Lincoln Trail Conference Tournament Finals set, and the GHS Girls basketball team plays in the Chicago suburbs on Saturday.
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South Dakota Routs SIU-Edwardsville
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) -- Tyler Cain scored 16 points and South Dakota shot 64.9 percent in defeating Southern Illinois-Edwardsville 91-69 in a nonconference game Friday night.
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Hope Fading for Struggling Hawkeyes
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- It was only last week that the slightest glimmer of hope shined on fledgling Iowa.
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Triple-Double Helps Hawks Beat Bulls
ATLANTA (AP) -- Josh Smith posted his second career triple-double and the Atlanta Hawks recovered in the fourth quarter to beat the Chicago Bulls 91-81 on Friday night.
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Bulls' Noah Left Out with Left Foot Injury
ATLANTA (AP) -- Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah is not with the team for Friday night's game against the Atlanta Hawks due to a left foot injury.
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Bulls Sign Player to 10-Day Contract
CHICAGO (AP) -- Forward Chris Richard has signed a 10-day contract with the Chicago Bulls.
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Coyotes Beat Blackhawks in Shootout
CHICAGO (AP) -- Robert Lang and defenseman Adrian Aucoin scored in the shootout to give the Phoenix Coyotes their season-high sixth straight victory, 2-1 over the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday night.
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Bears Make Marinelli Defensive Coordinator
CHICAGO (AP) -- Unable to find outside help, the Chicago Bears have promoted Rod Marinelli to defensive coordinator while rounding out their coaching staff.
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Arizona Legislature Has Surcharges for Cubs Project
PHOENIX (AP) -- Legislation to keep the Chicago Cubs' spring training home in Arizona is taking shape, with state-arranged financing to come from surcharges on auto rentals and spring training game tickets.
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Streaks to Honor Late Coach Gray; Clash with WB6 Leader Rock Island
There will be a lot of the color pink in Thiel Gymnasium Friday when Galesburg plays Western Big Six rival and state-ranked Rock Island.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 2/4/10
Alleman girls basketball team spoils Galesburg's regular season home finale, Monmouth-Roseville wins Olympic Conference title, United takes down Rowva; United and Princeville win boys basketball games in LTC Tournament.
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Galesburg Hopes to Send Seniors Off in Style Thursday Night Against Alleman
Galesburg gets another shot at Rock Island Alleman in what should be an electric atmosphere Thursday night at John Thiel Gymnasium.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 2/3/10
#4 Ridgewood claims LTC title after close call against Princeville, United beats Mercer County for LTC victory, Monmouth-Roseville stays in contention for Olympic Conference title, Macomb fourth quarter rally beats BPC/A.
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Monmouth College's Boone Recognized by Midwest Conference
POSTED 9:22 a-m 2/4/10 Monmouth College's Justine Boone helped the Fighting Scots to a pair of wins last week and was named the Midwest Conference Performer of the Week in women's basketball.
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Scots' Men's Track Team Nationally Ranked
After a one-week absence, the Monmouth College men's track team is back in the national rankings as reported by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
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McCamey Stands Out in Illinois Win at Iowa
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Illinois took care of business against Iowa Wednesday night. Now the Illini can focus on Saturday's showdown with No. 5 Michigan State.
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Indiana State Turns Back Illinois State
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) -- Harry Marshall led a balanced attack with 18 points as Indiana State defeated Illinois State 72-65 Wednedsay night.
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Southern Illinois Rallies Past Missouri State
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) -- Gene Teague scored 16 points and had a game-high eight rebounds as Southern Illinois rallied in the second half to beat Missouri State 73-67 Wednesday night.
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Slumping Huskies Lose at Akron
AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- Darryl Roberts had 18 points and eight rebounds and Akron had its highest-scoring game of the season to defeat Northern Illinois 90-76 Wednesday night.
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Marquette Wins Big East Game Against DePaul
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Lazar Hayward had 19 points and 14 rebounds and Marquette avenged an earlier loss to DePaul with a 80-69 victory over the Blue Demons Wednesday night to extend its winning streak to three.
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Bulls Back to Slumping; Lose in Philly
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Elton Brand scored 26 points, and Andre Iguodala had 25 points, eight rebounds and eight assists to help the Philadelphia 76ers rally for a 106-103 overtime victory over the Chicago Bulls Wednesday night.
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Illinois Football Team Adds Small Class Heavy with QBs
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois added 20 new players in a recruiting class highlighted by a pair of quarterbacks and a 25-year-old defensive back.
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Bears Interview QB Coach
CHICAGO (AP) -- Shane Day, who spent the past three seasons on the San Francisco 49ers' staff, has interviewed with the Chicago Bears for their quarterbacks coaching job.
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