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Local Sports Roundup -- 2/19/10
Galesburg buzzer-beater beats Alleman, Quincy prevents Rock Island from clinching Western Big Six title, improved Moline beats United Township; Knoxville, United and Monmouth-Roseville lose; Streaks' Howard named All-Western Big Six, Galesburg's Cole Spinks receives honorable mention accolade in wrestling.
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IHSA Looking Into Possible Extra Game by Galesburg High School Boys Basketball Team
The Illinois High School Association is working with Galesburg High School to determine whether a game the Silver Streaks boys basketball team played in December was both a tournament game and a conference game or not.
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Galesburg Focusing on Alleman; Not Taking Pioneers Lightly
Galesburg High School's boys basketball team will try again for its 18th win of the season, and more importantly, a Western Big Six victory.
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Fighting Illini Must Contend with Purdue's Emerging Star Moore
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- It's rare that a team's top scorer for three straight seasons isn't considered the star, but that's been the case for E'Twaun Moore since he arrived at Purdue.
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Woods Apologizes for Behavior; Return Uncertain
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Tiger Woods has apologized for having affairs and says he is unsure when he will return to competitive golf.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 2/18/10
Ridgewood girls basketball team off to Elite 8, Havana stops South Fulton in sectional final, QND blows by Hamilton-West Hancock in Monmouth, Rowva boys basketball team ends regular season on high note, Knox College splits with Grinnell College on Senior Night.
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BIG TEN: Gophers Beat #14 Wisconsin
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Blake Hoffarber had 16 points and nine rebounds to lead inspired Minnesota to a 68-52 victory over No. 14 Wisconsin Thursday night, putting a big dent in the Badgers' Big Ten title bid.
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Leathernecks Win Third Straight
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) _ Matt Lander scored 20 points as Western Illinois won its third in a row, defeating Southern Utah 63-49 Thursday night.
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Matheney Back with Redbirds
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals have hired former catcher Mike Matheny as a special assistant in player development.
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Bulls in Position to Make Splash in Free Agent Market
DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Dwyane Wade, any interest in playing for your hometown team? How does Chicago sound, Chris Bosh?
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Report: Bulls Trading Salmons to Bucks in Three-Player Deal
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- A person with direct knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Milwaukee Bucks have agreed in principle to a trade that would send forwards Hakim Warrick and Joe Alexander to the Chicago Bulls for guard John Salmons.
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Tiger to Talk - No Questions Please
MARANA, Ariz. (AP) -- He won't take any questions, but Tiger Woods plans to speak Friday for the first time since a post-Thanksgiving car crash outside his Florida home opened up the floodgates on his alleged extramarital affairs.
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Purdue Wins Big Ten Clash with Ohio State
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- JaJuan Johnson scored 24 points and consistently hit big shots to build the lead and keep No. 9 Ohio State at bay in No. 4 Purdue's 60-57 victory Wednesday night.
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Huskies Lose Ninth Straight in MAC
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) -- David Kool scored 33 points, including 11 in a row during a game-turning run in the second half, to lead Western Michigan past Northern Illinois 90-81 Wednesday night.
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Illinois State Earns 19th Win Agianst Mo. State
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- Dinma Odiakosa scored 30 points and keyed a 15-0 surge to open the second half as Illinois State beat Missouri State 76-72 Wednesday night.
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Northwestern Falls to Penn State; NCAA Tourney Hopes Fade
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) -- David Jackson and Chris Babb scored 20 points each as Penn State snapped a 12-game losing streak with an 81-70 victory over Northwestern Wednesday night, dealing perhaps a fatal blow to the Wildcats' NCAA tournament chances.
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Bulls Make it Two Straight Against Knicks
NEW YORK (AP) -- Derrick Rose scored 27 points, Luol Deng added 23, and the Chicago Bulls beat the New York Knicks 115-109 Wednesday night to complete a sweep of a home-and-home series.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 2/16/10
Silver Streaks girls basketball team loses lead and game against Geneseo, Rowva and Knoxville among boys basketball winners, CSC men win wild game against Black Hawk East and Monmouth College women sizzle in OT win against Lake Forest.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 2/15/10
Ridgewood advances to 1A sectional final, Annawan takes down #1 Brimfield, QND throttles Alleman in 2A, Rocky beats Dixon in Galesburg Regional.
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Local Sports Schedule -- 2/15/10
High stakes girls basketball games are on Monday night's docket.
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Junior's Big Push Comes Up Short, McMurray Wins Daytona 500
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- It was a marathon Daytona 500 marred by two stoppages to repair a pesky pothole.
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East Takes Down West in NBA All-Star Game; Miami's Wade Named MVP
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- They do everything bigger in Texas, including All-Star game crowds.
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Hot Shooting Ohio State Sinks Illinois
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Jon Diebler scored 18 points, hitting six 3-pointers, to lead No. 13 Ohio State to a 72-53 win over Illinois Sunday afternoon.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 2/13/10
Monmouth-Roseville and Abingdon post wins in boys basketball action, Streaks Swim Team miss out on another conference title, and Knox College's basketball teams post losses.
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City Receives Award for Golf Program
The city of Galesburg recreation division has received the New Program of the Year award by the Kids Golf Foundation of Illinois.
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#1 Kansas Pulls Away from Iowa State for Self's 400th Victory
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) -- Xavier Henry and Tyshawn Taylor fueled a 14-0 run that turned a tight game into the laugher that everyone expected, and No. 1 Kansas romped past Iowa State 73-59 Saturday night for coach Bill Self's 400th career victory.
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#6 Purdue Beats Iowa
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- JaJuan Johnson had 21 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 6 Purdue beat Iowa 63-40 on Saturday for its seventh straight win.
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WIU Defeats Centenary
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) -- Ceola Clark scored 21 points to lead Western Illinois to a 64-55 victory over Centenary on Saturday night.
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Illinois State Edges Creighton
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Osiris Eldridge and Dinma Odiakosa scored 12 points each as Illinois State edged Creighton 67-63 on Saturday.
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Bradley Beats #10 UNI
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) -- Andrew Warren scored 15 points and Bradley rallied from a nine-point halftime deficit to beat No. 19 Northern Iowa 68-59 on Saturday, keeping the Panthers from winning their first outright Missouri Valley Conference regular season championship.
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