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Deng Leads Bulls Past Pacers
CHICAGO (AP) -- Luol Deng scored a season-high 31 points, and the Chicago Bulls escaped with a wild 120-110 victory over the Indiana Pacers Wednesday night after blowing an early 23-point lead.
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Scots' Lumzy Named MWC Performer of Week
POSTED 12:15 p-m 2/24/10 Monmouth College thrower Peyton Lumzy is peaking at the right time and earned his second Midwest Conference Performer of the Week award in track and field for men's field events.
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Weedman, Gillen Among High School Girls Basketball All-State Selections
Five high school girls basketball players from the area are all-staters.
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Rock Island #6, Brimfield #4 in AP Boys Basketball Poll
POSTED 11:07 a-m 2/24/10 The Western Big Six Conference's lone representative in the Associated Press High School Boys Basketball Top 10 Poll remains in the same spot as last week.
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Galesburg's Baker Signs to Play Volleyball at Carl Sandburg College
POSTED 9:39 a-m 2/24/10 A standout two-sport athlete at Galesburg High School will stay close to home for her first two years of college.
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Local Sports Rounup -- 2/23/10
West Central stuns Rowva in Class 1A Oneida boys basketball regional, Billtown beats Abingdon to advance to regional semis against Elmwood, CSC men lose regular season finale.
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Illinois Wins at Michigan
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Demetri McCamey scored 14 points and Mike Davis added 13 points and 12 rebounds as Illinois beat Michigan 51-44 Tuesday night.
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Creighton Beats SIU in OT
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) -- Antoine Young scored a career-high 22 points, including six in overtime, to lead Creighton past Southern Illinois 83-78 Tuesday night.
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Evansville Shocks #25 Northern Iowa
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- James Haarsma had 12 points and eight rebounds to help Evansville stun No. 25 Northern Iowa 55-54 Tuesday night.
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Williams Sisters to Play Volleyball at CSC
Carl Sandburg College's volleyball team will get two standouts from the area who know a little something about each other.
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Ridgewood Gilrs Basketball to State; Local Sports Roundup -- 2/22/10
The Ridgewood girls basketball team is a win away from playing for the state championship in Class 1A after running over the latest roadblock in the team's way at the Bloomington Supersectional.
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Experts Differ on Man's Sanity in Iowa Football Coach Death
ALLISON, Iowa (AP) -- Experts brought in by prosecutors and the defense have offered conflicting opinions about whether a man charged with fatally shooting an Iowa football coach was sane at the time.
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Wizards Snap Bulls Win Streak
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Andray Blatche scored 25 points and had 11 rebounds to lead the Washington Wizards to a 101-95 victory over the Chicago Bulls Monday night.
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Ridgewood a Win Away from State Semifinals; High School Boys Basketball Teams Ready for Regionals
Colfax-Ridgeview is standing in the way of Ridgewood's girls basketball team playing at Redbird Arena this weekend; Class 1A and 2A high school boys basketball regionals begin Monday night.
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Galesburg Cancels Game Against PND
POSTED 10:23 a-m, UPDATED 10:38 a-m 2/22/10 Galesburg High School's scheduled game Tuesday night against Peoria Notre Dame is canceled and will not be made up.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 2/20/10
GHS Swim Team fails to make it to State, while the Carl Sandburg College women's basketball team posts a victory.
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#4 Purdue Defeats Illini
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- Robbie Hummel had 22 points and 12 rebounds, and No. 4 Purdue finished strong to beat Illinois 75-65 on Saturday for its ninth straight win.
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Bradley Takes Win Over Drexel
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) -- Chris Roberts snagged a double-double, scoring 15 points and pulling down 11 rebounds, to hoist Bradley to a 76-60 win over Drexel on Saturday night.
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ISU Defeats Morehead State
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- Osiris Eldridge had 26 points and nine rebounds to lead Illinois State to a 71-62 victory over Morehead State on Saturday.
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SIU Dumps Western Michigan
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) -- Carlton Fay exploded for 38 points to lead Southern Illinois to an 89-72 victory over Western Michigan in a BracketBusters game Saturday.
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Cal State Fullerton Beats SIU-Edwardsville
FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) -- Gerard Anderson and Jacques Streeter scored 20 points each to lead Cal State Fullerton to a 78-74 win against SIU-Edwardsville in a BracketBuster game on Saturday.
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EIU Slips By NIU
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) -- Tyler Laser scored 19 points as Eastern Illinois edged Northern Illinois 73-70 in a BracketBusters game Saturday night.
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Clark Propels WIU Over UMKC
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) -- Ceola Clark scored 21 points to lead Western Illinois to a 64-59 victory over UMKC on Saturday night.
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Gibson Leads Bulls Past 76ers
CHICAGO (AP) -- Rookie Taj Gibson tied a career high with 20 points and had 13 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls used a big first-half run to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 122-90 on Saturday night for their fourth straight victory.
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Noah Returns to Bulls
CHICAGO (AP) -- Bulls center Joakim Noah was ready to play on a limited basis against Philadelphia after missing seven games because of plantar fasciitis in his left foot.
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Naperville Wants to Honor Skating Gold Medalist
NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) -- Residents in Evan Lysacek's native Naperville say they want to honor the Olympic figure skating gold medalist.
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Earnhardt Knows One Near-Win Only a Good Start -- NASCAR Sunday on FM 95
FONTANA, Calif. (AP) -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. isn't getting too excited about his late charge to a surprise second-place finish at Daytona.
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Kyle Busch Wins Nationwide Race at California, Danica 31st
FONTANA, Calif. (AP) -- Danica Patrick accomplished one of her goals by finishing the race. She is still a long way from the lead packs in NASCAR.
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Cubs Beat Theriot in Arbitration
MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs beat Ryan Theriot in arbitration and the shortstop will be paid the club's offer of $2.6 million this season instead of his requested $3.4 million.
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Car Rental Companies Oppose Cubs Stadium Change
PHOENIX (AP) -- Arizona lawmakers are searching for a way to build a new spring-training stadium for the Chicago Cubs without dipping into depleted state coffers or raising taxes.
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