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Galesburg High School Volleyball Camp Dates Announced
Galesburg High School is hosting two volleyball camps next week and registration is now open for both.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 5/31/10
United softball team advances to Class 1A state finals for third straight season to play familiar foe, Lewistown ends season with loss in Raymond Lincolnwood Supersectional.
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Cardinals Offense Potent in Win Over Reds
ST. LOUIS (AP) _ Albert Pujols continued his torrid hitting, rookie Jaime Garcia overcame a shaky start, and the St. Louis Cardinals knocked out Bronson Arroyo in the fifth inning of a 12-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday, forging a first-place tie in the NL Central.
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Cubs Can't Solve Pirates; Lose 2-1 for Eighth Loss in Nine Games Against Bucs
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pinch-hitter Bobby Crosby singled in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, Garrett Jones homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates ended a five-game losing streak by beating the Chicago Cubs 2-1 on Monday.
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Niemi, Blackhawks Beat Flyers to Take 2-0 Lead
CHICAGO (AP) -- Marian Hossa and Ben Eager scored 28 seconds apart late in the second period, Antti Niemi had 33 saves and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Philadelphia Flyers 2-1 Monday night for a 2-0 lead in the Stanley Cup finals.
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Local Sports Preview -- 5/31/10
United Softball has Supersectional play on Monday.
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Pujols Homers Three Times in Cards' Win Over Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Albert Pujols hit three long home runs and Adam Wainwright pitched seven impressive innings, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 9-1 win over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.
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Zambrano Heads Back to Starting Rotation
CHICAGO (AP) -- Carlos Zambrano will return to the Chicago Cubs' starting rotation Wednesday at Pittsburgh.
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Nix Hits First Grand Slam in White Sox Win
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Jayson Nix hit his first career grand slam, helping the Chicago White Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-5 on Sunday to split a four-game series with the AL East-leaders.
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Officials Revise Indy 500 Finish Order
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- IndyCar officials have changed the order of the Indy 500 finish, moving Marco Andretti from sixth to third place.
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Danica Ends Rocky Indy Week With Solid Finish
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Andretti Autosport's roller coaster week at the Brickyard ended the same way it began: with a little off-track drama.
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Busch Wins Coca Cola 600 to Sweep Charlotte Races
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- Kurt Busch has won the Coca-Cola 600 to sweep the two weeks of racing at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
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Johnson Wrecks Twice at Charlotte, Ends Up 37th
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- Four-time defending NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has been at his best at Charlotte Motor Speedway. He has six victories, 13 top-five finishes and has led laps in 17 consecutive Sprint Cup races at the storied track.
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Biffle's Crewman Hit by Stewart, Taken to Hospital
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- A crewman for Greg Biffle's NASCAR team has been taken to a local hospital after getting hit by two-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart on pit road.
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Top Lines Regroup After Empty Cup Finals Opener
CHICAGO (AP) -- With racehorse hockey, the Chicago Blackhawks and Philadelphia Flyers combined for 11 goals in their opener, the most in a Stanley Cup finals game since 1992.
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Warmth Makes Ice Not So Nice
CHICAGO (AP) -- If the ice crew at the United Center wants a smoother surface, Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Chris Pronger has a suggestion -- blast the AC.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 5/29/10
GHS Baseball, United Softball win tournament titles; GHS and other area teams fare well at State Track, and Monmouth College's track team has a national champion in its midst.
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Lake Park Makes Most of Small Roster for 3A Track Title
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) -- Lake Park High School, of Roselle, had only seven athletes on its roster at the Illinois Class 3A track and field championship.
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Kopecky Goal Gives Blackhawks Game 1 Win in Stanley Cup Series
CHICAGO (AP) -- Tomas Kopecky scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and the Chicago Blackhawks won a wild and high-scoring Stanley Cup opener, beating the Philadelphia Flyers 6-5.
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Sharp Silva Stays Unbeaten, Leads Cubs Over Cards -- GAME 3 SUNDAY ON WGIL
CHICAGO (AP) -- Carlos Silva won again, striking out a career-high 11 during seven dominant innings and pitching the Chicago Cubs past the St. Louis Cardinals 5-0 Saturday.
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Cardinals Call Up Two From AAA
CHICAGO (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals have recalled right-hander Adam Ottavino and purchased the contract of left-hander Evan MacLane from Triple-A Memphis.
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Struggling Pena Has 3 RBI's in Rays Win Over Sox
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Struggling slugger Carlos Pena drove in three runs, Wade Davis allowed three runs while pitching into the seventh inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Chicago White Sox 8-5 on Saturday night.
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Guillen Surprised by $7,000 Fine in Balk Flap
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Chicago White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen expected a fine from Major League Baseball. He says the $7,000 amount came as a surprise.
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Joe Gibbs Racing Drivers Look to Continue Hot Streak -- LIVE NASCAR COVERAGE SUNDAY ON FM 95
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch, winners of five of the last seven Sprint Cup Series points races, believe they can continue Joe Gibbs Racing's recent dominance and win the Coca-Cola 600.
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Busch Wins Nationwide Series Race at Charlotte
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- Kyle Busch has won the Nationwide race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, his second straight victory in NASCAR's second-tier series.
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30% Chance of Rain for Indy 500 -- LIVE RACE COVERAGE ON FM 95 SUNDAY
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The National Weather Service is forecasting a 30 percent chance of rain for the Indianapolis 500.
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Lakers Beat Suns to Set Up Rematch With Boston
PHOENIX (AP) -- Get ready, Boston. Kobe Bryant and his Los Angeles Lakers want a rematch.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 5/28/10
Local High School and college teams compete for track and field titles, while Baseball and Softball tournament play continues Saturday.
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Pujols, Carpenter Lead Cards to Victory Over Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Albert Pujols and Yadier Molina each drove in a pair of runs, Chris Carpenter pitched into the seventh inning and the St. Louis Cardinals rolled to a 7-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday.
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Garcia Beats Price in White Sox Victory
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Freddy Garcia outpitched David Price and Alex Rios hit a two-run homer to help the Chicago White Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 on Friday night.
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