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Local Sports Roundup -- 5/15/10
GHS Girls Track wins Sectional title, GHS Baseball and Softball fare well, Monmouth College track wins its conference title, and youth are invited to go fishing in Galesburg Sunday.
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Top 2 Teams Meet in Hockey's Western Conference Final
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- From early on this season, the Chicago Blackhawks and San Jose Sharks seemed to be on a collision course to meet in the Western Conference final.
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No Triple Crown Winner Again
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Lookin at Lucky won the Preakness, ending Super Saver's bid to become the first Triple Crown winner in 32 years.
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Triple Leads Reds Over Cardinals
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Orlando Cabrera made a strong relay throw to the plate to nail Skip Schumaker for the final out, preserving the Cincinnati Reds' 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in baseball's Civil Rights Game on Saturday night.
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Pirates Hold on for Victory Over Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jeff Clement homered in the ninth inning and Octavio Dotel escaped a jam in the bottom half to help the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Saturday.
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Peavey Pitches Into 9th; White Sox Beat Royals
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Jake Peavy settled down after a rocky first inning and pitched into the ninth to win his third straight start, leading the Chicago White Sox past the Kansas City Royals 5-4 on Saturday night.
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Busch Wins Nationwide Race at Dover
DOVER, Del. (AP) -- Kyle Busch has won the Nationwide Series race at Dover International Speedway a day after he ran out of fuel at the end of the Trucks Series race.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 5/14/10
Galesburg baseball team wins at Pontiac, Abingdon tops Erie in Commando Classic, United splits LTC make-up twinbill with West Central; GHS softball team beaten by Mercer County, United shuts door on Moline, Bushnell-Prairie City/Avon holds Monmouth-Roseville in check; Streaks boys track and field squad places third in WB6 meet, M-R girls track and field team places third in Class A sectional at Rockridge.
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Pujols Homers, Garcia Sharp Again in Cardinals Victory at Cincinnati
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Albert Pujols ended the St. Louis Cardinals' longest homer drought in three years with a two-run shot that landed in the front row, and left-hander Jaime Garcia pitched into the seventh inning in another Fernando-like appearance, beating the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 Friday night.
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Pirates Continue Domination of Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Andrew McCutchen and Garrett Jones both homered and set career highs with five hits each, leading lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 10-6 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday.
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Kansas City's Big Inning Beats White Sox
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Mitch Maier lined a two-run single in Kansas City's five-run seventh inning against Mark Buehrle, and the Royals made Ned Yost's managerial debut a rousing success with a 6-1 win over the Chicago White Sox Friday night.
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Flyers Recover from 3-0 Deficit to Stun Bruins
BOSTON (AP) -- The Philadelphia Flyers are making history on their way to the Eastern Conference finals.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 5/13/10
Monmouth-Roseville boys track and field team fourth at Olympic Conference meet; Titans boys hoops standout commits to CSC; Streaks boys tennis team whips Rocky
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Woodson Out as Atlanta Hawks Coach
UNDATED (AP) -- Mike Woodson is out as coach of the Atlanta Hawks.
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Fans Ask Cubs to Train in Florida
CHICAGO (AP) -- Immigrant rights activists are outside Wrigley Field, saying the Cubs should move their spring training facility out of Arizona.
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Norris Handcuffs Cardinals Again; Astros Sweep
ST. LOUIS (AP) --Bud Norris shut down St. Louis for the fourth straight time, Hunter Pence hit a three-run homer and the Houston Astros wrapped up a three-game sweep of the Cardinals with a 4-1 victory on Thursday.
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Regular Season in Past When Western Finals Begin
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Evgeni Nabokov views his 45-save masterpiece in Chicago the same way he does the seven-goal outburst the Blackhawks had in San Jose during the regular season.
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Boston Sends Cavaliers Packing; Maybe LeBron too
BOSTON (AP) -- If LeBron James does leave the Cleveland Cavaliers as a free agent this summer, he will do so without an NBA championship.
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Royals Win; Fire Manager - Or Other Way Around?
UNDATED (AP) -- The Kansas City Royals picked up a rare victory Thursday before announcing a managerial change, although an online publication contends the change actually was made before the game.

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Trio from Monmouth College Named All-MWC
Three Monmouth College softball players were named to the All-Midwest Conference team after a vote of the league's coaches.
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MC's Lehr Named MWC Performer of Week
Monmouth College's Gloria Lehr made it four-for-four last weekend and has been named the Midwest Conference Performer of the Week in women's field events.
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Monmouth College Men's Golf Team Misses Cut at Nationals
A rough day at Hershey Country Club dashed the Monmouth College men's golf team's hopes of making the final round of the NCAA Championships in Hershey, Pa.
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More Cardinals Errors, Another Astros Victory
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Wandy Rodriguez carried a one-hitter into the sixth inning and Lance Berkman homered for the second straight game to help the Houston Astros beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-6 Wednesday night.
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Silva, Fontenot Lead Cubs Past Marlins
CHICAGO (AP) -- Carlos Silva stayed away from major trouble and Marlon Byrd hit an RBI double as the Chicago Cubs stopped a four-game losing streak by beating the Florida Marlins 4-3 Wednesday.
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Twins Edge White Sox to Avoid Short Series Sweep
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Denard Span and the Minnesota Twins picked up Carl Pavano this time, pecking away at John Danks before the go-ahead RBI single by Span in the fourth inning of a 3-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday.
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NHL Playoffs Roundup -- 5/12/10
Habs oust Pens, Flyers stay alive
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Local Sports Roundup -- 5/11/10
B-PC-A-WP track and field teams fare well in Prairieland meet; Streaks boys tennis team falls to Moline.
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Scots Trying to Make Cut at National Tourney
The Monmouth College men's golf team has its eye on playing more in Pennsylvania during the NCAA Division III championships.
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Houston Takes Advantage of Error to Beat Cardinals
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Brett Myers worked six strong innings and pinch hitters Cory Sullivan and Humberto Quintero hit consecutive RBI singles in a four-run seventh in the Houston Astros' 6-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals Tuesday night.
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Nolasco Sharp; Marlins Down Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Ricky Nolasco pitched seven sharp innings, and Cody Ross and Gaby Sanchez homered as the Florida Marlins defeated the Chicago Cubs 3-2 Tuesday night.
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