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Indians' Talbot Beats White Sox for First Career Win
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Mitch Talbot pitched a complete game for his first career win and the Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago White Sox 6-2 Friday night.
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Bulls and Cavaliers Set for Game One
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) -- The Cleveland Cavaliers spent the past week resting for the postseason. The Chicago Bulls fought to get in, and with each other.
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Predators Surprise Blackhawks
CHICAGO (AP) -- J.P. Dumont scored twice in the final period and the Nashville Predators won for the first time on the road in the playoffs, rallying to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 Friday night in the Western Conference quarterfinal opener.
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Monmouth College Trackmen in Top 25
After just two meets, the Monmouth College men's track team is ranked among the nation's best by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
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Lehr, Reschke Named Recognized by Midwest Conference
Monmouth College seniors Gloria Lehr and Luke Reschke have been named the Midwest Conference Performers of the Week in track and field after stellar performances at last weekend's Lee Calhoun Invitational which featured numerous Division I schools.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 4/15/10
Galesburg, Knoxville, ROWVA softball teams struggle, Abingdon baseball team slugs way to another victory, ROWVA wins again, Monmouth-Roseville loses on the road, Streaks boys tennis team achieves a first.
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TNT Cable NBA Ratings Strong
NEW YORK (AP) -- TNT's coverage of the NBA attracted the league's largest regular-season audience on cable in 14 years.
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Cavs, Magic & Lakers Major Threats to Win NBA Title
UNDATED (AP) -- LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers again have the NBA's best record, though that got them nothing last season.
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Astros Earn First Win; Avoid Sweep in St. Louis
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The Houston Astros avoided matching the worst start in franchise history, stopping an eight-game losing streak with their first win, 5-1 over the St. Louis Cardinals behind Bud Norris' arm and bat.
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Braun Comes Up Big Against Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Rickie Weeks hit a tiebreaking single in the seventh inning and Ryan Braun and Casey McGehee each homered and drove in three runs Thursday, leading the Milwaukee Brewers to an 8-6 victory over the Chicago Cubs.
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White Sox Lose; Split with Jays
TORONTO (AP) -- Dana Eveland pitched six innings, Travis Snider homered and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Chicago White Sox 7-3 Thursday night.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 4/14/10
Knoxville baseball scores late to beat Peoria Heights; Abingdon and Monmouth-Roseville win; Bertelsen one-hits Mercer County in United softball shutout victory; Augustana College sweeps Monmouth College softball team.
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Cards Beat Winless Astros
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Houston dropped to 0-8 Wednesday night, with Brad Penny and Albert Pujols combining to give the St. Louis Cardinals a 2-1 win over the Astros.
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Cubs Rally in Eighth to Beat Milwaukee
CHICAGO (AP) -- Kosuke Fukudome and Ryan Theriot each hit two-run singles with two outs in the eighth inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-6 Wednesday afternoon.
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Quintin's Slam Lifts White Sox Over Blue Jays
TORONTO (AP) -- Carlos Quentin hit a grand slam and drove in six runs to help the Chicago White Sox beat Toronto 11-1 Wednesday night in front of the smallest crowd to attend the Blue Jays' stadium.
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Bulls try to Downplay Del Negro-Paxon Spat
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Chicago Bulls general manager Gar Forman is downplaying last month's confrontation between coach Vinny Del Negro and vice president of basketball operations John Paxson.
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Bulls Win; Meet Cleveland in NBA Playoffs
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The Chicago Bulls clinched the NBA's last unclaimed playoff spot Wednesday night, as Derrick Rose scored 27 points and Joakim Noah added 21 points and 13 rebounds in a 98-89 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats.
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Man Accused of Shooting to Death Iowa Football Coach Sentenced to Life
ALLISON, Iowa (AP) -- A judge has sentenced an Iowa man to life in prison after the family of slain high school football coach Ed Thomas gave tearful testimony about the impact of Thomas' murder.
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Illini's McCamey Enters NBA Draft; Could Stay with Illinois
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois guard Demetri McCamey has decided to test the pro basketball waters and enter the NBA draft.
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Iowa's McCaffery Looking to Rebuild Hawks Roster
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- The door to Iowa's locker room has been a revolving one in recent years. Players came and went so much that coach Todd Lickliter found himself out of a job after just three seasons.
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CSC Men's Golf Team Finishes 2nd at LaSalle; Neal Wins Medal
The Carl Sandburg College men's golf team just missed out on an Arrowhead Conference win Tuesday at a five-team meet hosted by Illinois Valley Community College.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 4/13/10
Galesburg, United and Monmouth-Roseville softball teams win; ROWVA and M-R baseball teams post victories; Streaks boys track and field team runs past Geneseo; rough day for local college softball teams
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Bulls Coach Del Negro and Executive V.P. Paxon Get into Altercation
CHICAGO (AP) _ Chicago Bulls coach Vinny Del Negro would not comment on a reported altercation with executive vice president of basketball operations John Paxson.
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Bulls Come Up Big Against Boston; Lead Toronto in Playoff Chase
CHICAGO (AP) _ Derrick Rose scored a career-high 39 points, Kirk Hinrich added a season-high 30 and the Chicago Bulls helped their playoff chances with a 101-93 victory over the Boston Celtics Tuesday night.
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Purdue Hoops Standouts Declare for NBA Draft
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- Purdue forward JaJuan Johnson and guard E'Twaun Moore plan to skip their senior seasons and enter the NBA draft.
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DePaul Forward Skipping Senior Season for NBA Draft
CHICAGO (AP) -- DePaul forward Mac Koshwal has applied to enter the NBA draft and will not return to school for his senior season.
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White Sox Break Up Toronto Hurler's No-Hit Bid
TORONTO (AP) -- Ricky Romero became the latest Toronto pitcher to take a no-hit try into the late innings, losing his bid in the eighth when former teammate Alex Rios homered Tuesday night in the Blue Jays' 4-2 win over the Chicago White Sox.
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Galesburg High School Swim Standout Signing with Northern Iowa
POSTED 1:58 p-m 4/13/10 A member of Galesburg High School's girls swimming and diving team that received several honors last fall will continue competing at the Division I college level.
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ROWVA Grad Signs to Play Women's Basketball at CSC
Carl Sandburg College women's basketball head coach Mike Bailey announced the signing of Courtney Eklund of Wataga, to the 2010-11 roster.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 4/12/10
Galesburg baseball team beats Alleman - again; Rowva, Abingdon and North Fulton earn victories; Knoxville and Abingdon softball teams lose
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