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Last Two Western Big Six Teams Standing Need Wins to Stay Alive; Billtown's Ott Named First-Team All-State
Two Western Big Six boys basketball teams are still alive in the postseason and need wins Wednesday night to advance to their sectionals' championship games.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 3/9/10
Monmouth College falls in softball opener, Scots baseball team drops two in Arizona, Abingdon senior still alive in three-point shooting competition.
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Class 1A & 2A High School Boys Basketball Supersectional Scores
Madison stops Lewistown's bid for a third straight trip to state in Class 1A, Peoria Manual gets past Winnebago in 2A.
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Four Track Scots to National Meet
Three Monmouth College men and one woman will be representing the Fighting Scots at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships Friday and Saturday at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana.
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Single in Ninth Lifts Boston Past St. Louis
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- Josh Beckett pitched three scoreless innings and struck out three, and Che-Shuan Lin hit a run-scoring single in the ninth inning to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 7-6 exhibition win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday.
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Dempster Looks Sharp for Cubs in Win Against Oakland
PHOENIX (AP) -- Ryan Dempster tossed two perfect innings in his spring debut and the Chicago Cubs beat the Oakland Athletics 10-3 on Monday.
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ChiSox Fall to Mariners' Split Squad
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Matt Tuiasosopo had three hits, and Franklin Gutierrez and Chris Woodward each had a run-scoring sacrifice fly to lead a Seattle Mariners split squad to a 5-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Monday.
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Illini's McCamey Named to All-Big Ten Squad; Richardson Named Freshman of Year
PARK RIDGE, Ill. (AP) _ Ohio State guard Evan Turner has been named the Big Ten's player of the year in separate voting by conference coaches and members of the media.
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Lincoln Trail All-Conference Girls Basketball Teams 2009-10
The Lincoln Trail Conference has also released its all-conference selections.
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Prairieland All-Conference Girls Basketball 2009-10
The Prairieland All-Conference Girls Basketball selections include one from Abingdon and two from Knoxville.
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Local Sports Notes -- 3/8/10
Class 1A and 2A boys basketball teams still alive in the postseason need one more win to advance to this weekend's state tournament in Peoria.
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Wisconsin Beats Illinois; Illini NCAA Tourney Hopes in Trouble
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Jordan Taylor and John Leuer each scored 20 points, and No. 15 Wisconsin beat Illinois 72-57 on Sunday to deal a significant blow to the Fighting Illini's NCAA tournament hopes.
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Michigan State Earns Share of Big Ten Title
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Raymar Morgan scored 13 of his 22 points in the first half, helping No. 11 Michigan State build a big lead it used to beat Michigan 64-48 on Sunday and win a piece of the Big Ten title.
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Eastern Michigan Bounces Northern Illinois in First Round of MAC Tournament
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) -- Brandon Bowdry had 19 points and 12 rebounds to lead Eastern Michigan past Northern Illinois 65-59 in the first round of the Mid-American Conference tournament on Sunday.
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Defense Leads Northern Iowa to MVC Ttle
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Kwadzo Ahelegbe had 24 points and Northern Iowa used a dominating defensive second half to beat Wichita State 67-52 on Sunday for its second straight Missouri Valley Conference tournament title.
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Red Wings Find Net Five Times in Second Period; Beat Blackhawks 5-2
CHICAGO (AP) -- Pavel Datsyuk capped a five-goal second period and the Detroit Red Wings rallied to beat Chicago 5-4 on Sunday, spoiling a hat track by the Blackhawks's Andrew Ladd.
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Kurt Bush Wins Again After Two Crashes
HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) -- Kurt Busch has won again at Atlanta Motor Speedway, pulling away on a second restart after a couple of wild wrecks to capture the Kobalt Tools 500.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 3/6/10
GHS Track star sets record at meet, while 3A and 4A State Girls Basketball champs are named.
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Nowitzki Leads Mavs Past Bulls
CHICAGO (AP) -- Dirk Nowitzki scored 27 points, Rodrigue Beaubois and Caron Butler added 24 apiece and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Chicago Bulls 122-116 Saturday to extend their season-high win streak to 11 games.
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Iowa State Stuns #5 Kansas St. in OT
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) -- Diante Garrett scored five points in overtime and Iowa State stunned No. 5 Kansas State 85-82 on Saturday, snapping a 21-game losing streak to ranked teams.
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ISU Out of MVC Semis
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Toure' Murry had 17 points and Demetric Williams came off the bench to contribute 12 as No. 2 seed Wichita State defeated the third seed Illinois State 65-61 in the semifinals of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament Saturday.
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Bradley Falls in MVC Semis
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Jordan Eglseder and Marc Sonnen scored 10 points apiece to lead Northern Iowa to a 57-40 victory over Bradley in the semifinals of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament on Saturday.
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WIU Men Lose to IUPUI
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) -- Robert Glenn scored 30 points as IUPUI rallied to defeat Western Illinois 77-68 in a Summit League tournament quarterfinal on Saturday night.
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WIU Women Beat Oakland, Michigan
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) -- Seventh-seeded Western Illinois posted a season high for points, stunning second-seed Oakland University 68-57 Saturday in the quarterfinals of the women's Summit League basketball tournament.
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Blackhawks Activate Injured Player
CHICAGO (AP) -- Sidelined all season by a knee injury, Chicago Blackhawks forward Adam Burish has been activated from injured reserve.
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Marlins Beat Cardinals in Spring Training
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Marlins ace Josh Johnson has started earning his $39 million contract.
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White Sox Pitcher Garcia Goes Two Innings in Split Squad Victory Against Dodgers
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Freddy Garcia, in line to be the Chicago White Sox's fifth starter, gave up a run in his first two innings of the spring to lead the way in a 8-4 split-squad victory Saturday over the Los Angeles Dodgers.
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Quentin Homers Twice as White Sox Beat Cubs in Split Squad Game
MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Carlos Quentin homered twice off Carlos Silva and drove in five runs Saturday, leading a Chicago White Sox split squad to a 15-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs.
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Shoulder Injury Sidelines Cubs Reliever
MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Chicago Cubs right-hander Angel Guzman is out indefinitely because of a torn ligament in his pitching shoulder.
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Rams Sign Free Agent QB
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Rams have signed free agent A.J. Feeley as part of what could be a big shakeup at the quarterback position.
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