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Big Inning Lifts White Sox Past Twins
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Target Field was a breath of fresh air for Bobby Jenks and the struggling Chicago White Sox offense.
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Boston Torches Cleveland to Take Series Lead
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Boston Celtics have put the Cleveland Cavaliers dangerously close to an early start to the Summer of LeBron.
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Blackhawks Eliminate Canucks; Return to Western Conference Finals
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Troy Brouwer and Kris Versteeg scored 36 seconds apart early in the second period, and the Chicago Blackhawks eliminated the Vancouver Canucks in Game 6 of the Western Conference semifinals for the second straight year with a 5-1 win Tuesday night.
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Galesburg High School Football Coach Olson Stepping Down After 2010 Season
Galesburg High School's football coach will be at the helm one more season.
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Southern Illinois Golf Standout Signs with CSC
A golfer from southern Illinois who had a solid senior season on the links is heading to Galesburg to play golf for Carl Sandburg College.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 5/10/10
Rain washed out most of Monday's area sports schedule. Games that were played included losses for Ridgewood's baseball team, Galesburg's softball squad and Williamsfield.
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Marlins Get Well Against Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Nate Robertson pitched six solid innings, Ronny Paulino homered and the Florida Marlins beat the Chicago Cubs 4-2 Monday night after dropping five of six.
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NBA Playoffs Roundup -- 5/10/10
Lakers and Magic complete sweeps, advance to conference finals
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NHL Playoffs Roundup -- 5/10/10
Philadelphia stays alive; Canadiens force seventh game against defending champions
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Galesburg High School Varsity Softball & Baseball Teams Know Postseason Matchups
POSTED 1:30 p-m 5/10/10 The Galesburg High School softball and baseball teams know where they're going and who they'll play in the postseason.
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Molina Now a Threat at the Plate for Cardinals
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Defense has always been enough to keep Yadier Molina in the St. Louis Cardinals' lineup. This season, the youngest of three catching brothers in the major leagues has been more impressive with his bat.
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Monmouth College Eliminated from Midwest Conference Softball Tournament
Monmouth College's run in the Midwest Conference tournament came to an end Sunday in Ripon, WI.
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Cardinals Rout Pirates Behind Wainwright
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Yadier Molina drove in three runs and the St. Louis Cardinals twice batted around during big innings, beating Pittsburgh 11-4 on Sunday for the Pirates' 12th loss of six runs or more in 31 games.
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Votto Powers Reds Past Cubs
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Joey Votto hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning to help Mike Leake and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 5-3 on Sunday.
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Blue Jays Rally to Beat Jenks, White Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Fred Lewis hit a three-run homer off Bobby Jenks and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied to beat the Chicago White Sox 9-7 on Sunday.
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Oakland's Braden Throws Perfect Game
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Dallas Braden has thrown a perfect game for the Oakland Athletics in a 4-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.
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Suns Sweep Spurs to Reach West Finals
SAN ANTONIO (AP) _-- The Phoenix Suns swept away seven years of bad playoff memories brought by the San Antonio Spurs.
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Rando's Triple Double Helps Celtics Even Series with Cavaliers
BOSTON (AP)-- Rajon Rondo had 29 points, 18 rebounds and 13 assists, and the Boston Celtics beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 97-87 on Sunday to even the Eastern Conference semifinals at two games apiece.
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Blackhawks Fail to Elminate Vancouver in Chicago
CHICAGO (AP) -- Kevin Bieksa scored two goals, Roberto Luongo made 29 saves Sunday night and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 to stay alive in the Western Conference semifinals.
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"Experienced" Scots in National Golf Field
The Monmouth College men's golf team will be making their second trip in as many years to NCAA Division III Championships this week.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 5/8/10
Rock Island sweeps Galesburg to win Western Big 6 Conference championship, GHS softball team loses doubleheader to Rock Island, Monmouth College stays alive in Midwest Conference Softball Tournament.
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Blackhawks Shoot for Series Win
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Vancouver Canucks are searching for their composure and a way to avoid losing in the Western Conference semifinals to the Chicago Blackhawks for second straight year.
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Pirates' Karstens Shuts Down Cardinals
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Jeff Karstens made a bid to keep his spot in the rotation with six innings of three-hit ball and Jason Jaramillo had three hits to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates over the St. Louis Cardinals 2-0 Saturday night.
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Reds Beat Cubs
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Joey Votto hit a two-run homer in his first at-bat Saturday, and Jonny Gomes broke the game open with a bases-loaded single in the seventh off Carlos Zambrano, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 14-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs.
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Cubs Activate Caridad, Send Grabow for MRI
CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs activated right-handed reliever Esmailin Caridad off the 15-day disabled list in time for the second game of their series against the Cincinnati Reds.
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Peavey Pitches White Sox Past Blue Jays
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jake Peavy pitched eight innings for his second straight victory, Paul Konerko hit his major league-leading 13th homer and the Chicago White Sox beat Toronto 7-3 Saturday night to snap the Blue Jays' six-game win streak.
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Konerko Back in White Sox Lineup
CHICAGO (AP) -- Slugger Paul Konerko was back in the Chicago White Sox's lineup against the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday after missing two games because of a sore neck.
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Hamlin Sweeps Darlington
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) -- Denny Hamlin has completed a weekend sweep at Darlington Raceway with his first career Sprint Cup Series victory at NASCAR's oldest superspeedway.
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McCamey, Davis Withdraw From NBA Draft
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois juniors Demetri McCamey and Mike Davis have withdrawn their names from the NBA draft.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 5/7/10
Abingdon baseball team tops Mercer County, Ridgewood sweps twinbill, Streaks boys track and field team falls short of first-place finish by less than one point, Galesburg girls track and field squad finishes second in WB6 meet, Monmouth-Roseville girls third in Olympic meet and ROWVA's boys track and field squad places fourth at LTC meet.
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