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Local Sports Roundup 3/8/11
High School basketball tournaments continue in Illinois, and more local sports news.
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AP NewsBreak: Notre Dame to Ban Hydraulic Lifts
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- The University of Notre Dame has decided to stop using hydraulic lifts to film football practices after a student plunged to his death while videoing a practice in October.
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Rose Leads Bulls Over Hornets
CHICAGO (AP) -- Derrick Rose scored 24 points, and the Chicago Bulls beat New Orleans 85-77 Monday with Hornets star Chris Paul sidelined by a concussion.
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Blackhawks to Be Honored at White House
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Blackhawks are heading for the White House.
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Blues Beat Blue Jackets in Shootout
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Andy McDonald scored two goals and added another in a shootout in the St. Louis Blues' 5-4 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday night.
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Carpenter Scratched With Hamstring Issue
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- St. Louis Cardinals ace Chris Carpenter has been scratched from his next scheduled start with a balky left hamstring.
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Freese Back at 3B for Cardinals
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- Cardinals third baseman David Freese played the field and ran the bases in a game on Monday for the first time since undergoing two ankle surgeries last summer.
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Silva Looks Shaky But Cubs Beat Angels
MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Carlos Silva got hit hard in his first game since a dugout altercation with teammate Aramis Ramirez, but the Chicago Cubs rallied for a 14-13 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday.
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Indians, White Sox Go Deep, Finish in Tie
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Alex Rios and Luis Valbuena each homered twice and drove in five runs as the Cleveland Indians and a Chicago White Sox split squad played to a 16-16 tie Monday.
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Rose Scores 27 As Bulls Add to Heat Misery, 87-86
MIAMI (AP) -- Derrick Rose scored 27 points, Luol Deng capped an 18-point effort with two free throws that put Chicago ahead for good, and the Bulls beat Miami 87-86 on Sunday to hand the Heat their fourth straight loss.
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Volstad Solid In Start, Marlins Top Cardinals
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Chris Volstad turned in a solid start Sunday, pitching three scoreless innings as the Florida Marlins beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-2.
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Buehrle Hit Hard By Royals
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Mark Buehrle was hit hard in his second outing of the spring, allowing five runs and nine hits in three innings of the Chicago White Sox's 8-3 loss to the Kansas City Royals on Saturday.
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Byrd Gets 3 Hits, Dempster Solid in Cubs' Victory
MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Ryan Dempster made progress toward his opening day start with four solid innings, Marlon Byrd had three hits and the split-squad Chicago Cubs defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-3 in 10 innings Sunday.
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UNC Tops Duke for ACC Title
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- Harrison Barnes scored 18 points to help No. 13 North Carolina beat No. 4 Duke 81-67 on Saturday night, clinching the Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season championship.
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Blackhawks Beat Maple Leafs for 8th Straight Win
TORONTO (AP) -- Jonathan Toews scored a goal to extend his points streak to nine games and the Chicago Blackhawks won their eighth straight game, beating the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-3 on Saturday night.
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Byrd, Cubs Beat Padres
MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Marlon Byrd doubled twice and scored three times Saturday, leading Randy Wells and the Chicago Cubs over the San Diego Padres 9-4.
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LaPorta, Indians Down White Sox
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) -- Matt LaPorta's RBI double in the first inning off Gavin Floyd, the first hit off a Chicago starter this spring, led a split squad of Cleveland Indians to an 8-3 win over the White Sox on Saturday.
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Patrick Breaks Record, R. Gordon on Probation
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Danica Patrick ended up a career-best fourth in Saturday's Nationwide Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway won by veteran driver Mark Martin.
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Local Sports Scores 3/4/11
Click here for a roundup of the area high school scores, including Galesburg's Regional Championship matchup with Peoria Notre Dame!
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McGehee Has 2 HRs, 4 RBIs in Brewers' 12-5 Win
PHOENIX (AP) -- Casey McGehee had three hits, including two home runs, and four RBIs to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 12-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday.
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Horford's 31 Points Lead Hawks Past Bulls 83-80
ATLANTA (AP) -- Al Horford matched his career high with 31 points, including a jam with 29 seconds remaining to give Atlanta its first lead, and the Hawks beat the Chicago Bulls 83-80 on Wednesday night.
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Toews Scores 2 Goals for Streaking Blackhawks
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jonathan Toews scored two goals and the Chicago Blackhawks held off the Calgary Flames 6-4 on Wednesday night to extend their winning streak to a season-high six games.
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Cubs Manager OK with Dustup If Team Improves
MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs are trying to move on from a dugout fight this week at spring training.
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Final Scores 3/2/11
Click here to see how the Silver Streaks fared against Richwoods in their regional opener!
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Local Sports Round Up 3/2/11
Here's a look at local sports from around the area.
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Johnson, Moore lead No. 6 Purdue Past Illinois
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- JaJuan Johnson scored 23 points and E'Twaun Moore added 18 to help No. 6 Purdue beat Illinois 75-67 on Tuesday night.
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Flames' Kiprusoff Blanks Blues Again 6-0
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Miikka Kiprusoff shut out the St. Louis Blues for the second time in three days and Jarome Iginla had two goals and two assists in the Calgary Flames' 6-0 victory on Tuesday night.
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Cardinals Say Carpenter to Miss at Least 1 Start
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- The Cardinals expect Chris Carpenter to miss at least one spring start even though the right-hander says his strained left hamstring is feeling better.
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Final Scores 3/1/11
Click here for Tuesday night's area boys basketball results!
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