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Cardinals Turn Pirates Mistakes into 4-3 Victory
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Yadier Molina doubled in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning with his fourth hit, and the St. Louis Cardinals took advantage of several Pittsburgh defensive lapses and a key baserunning mistake to beat the Pirates 4-3 Friday night.
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Cubs SS Castro Has Record Debut in Win Over Reds
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Starlin Castro got awakened by a call to the majors Friday night and arrived in style, hitting a three-run homer in his first at-bat and driving in a record six runs during the Chicago Cubs' 14-7 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.
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Gonzalez Shot in 12th Lifts Blue Jays Over White Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Alex Gonzalez hit the tiebreaking three-run homer in the 12th inning, John Buck went deep twice and the Toronto Blue Jays won their sixth straight, beating the Chicago White Sox 7-4 Friday night.
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Toews Dominates; Blackhaws Beat Canucks for 3-1 Lead
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Chicago captain Jonathan Toews scored three power-play goals and added two assists as the Blackhawks beat the Vancouver Canucks 7-4 Friday night and grabbed a 3-1 lead in the Western Conference semifinal series.
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NBA Summary -- 5/7/10
LeBron and the Cavs smash Boston, Phoenix a game away from eliminating an old nemesis
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CSC Men's Golf Team Wins Arrowhead Conference Title
Carl Sandburg College's men's golf team is enjoying a season like no other.
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Weather Pushes Back MWC Softball Tournament
The weather is already a factor and the Midwest Conference softball tournament hasn't even started yet.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 5/6/10
Galesburg baseball team pounds United Township, ROWVA finishes undefeated run through Lincoln Trail Conference, United gets past Princeville, Orion blanks Monmouth-Roseville; Streaks' Davidson tough on PND, ROWVA wins at Stark County, United suffers another one-run setback.
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Phillies Win; Take Three of Four from Redbirds
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Roy Halladay had another impressive outing, Jayson Werth hit a three-run homer and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-2 on Thursday.
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Pirates Pound Cubs; Complete Sweep
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Lastings Milledge drove in four runs, Garrett Jones added three RBIs and the Pittsburgh Pirates finally won a one-sided game, beating the Cubs 11-1 Thursday night for their first sweep of their NL Central rival in nearly four years.
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Blue Jays' Eveland Too Tough for White Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Dana Eveland allowed two hits in seven scoreless innings and the Toronto Blue Jays extended their winning streak to five games Thursday night by beating the Chicago White Sox 2-0.
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Magic Beat Hawks Again - Up 2-0 in Series
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Maybe all the Orlando Magic needed after a slow start was a slap in the face.
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LeBron, Howard Unanimous All-NBA Picks
NEW YORK (AP) -- LeBron James and Dwight Howard are unanimous choices for the All-NBA Team.
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NHL Wrapup -- 5/6/10
Redwings stay alive, Habs win
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Hall of Famer Taylor Arrested, Arraigned for Rape
SUFFERN, N.Y. (AP) -- Pro Football Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor has been arraigned on rape and prostitution charges in an assault on a 16-year-old runaway who police said was brought to his New York hotel room against her will.
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CSC Men's Golf Team Holds Off Sauk Valley; Holds On to Arrowhead Lead
POSTED 1:44 p-m 5/6/10 Carl Sandburg College's men's golf team overcame difficult conditions and playing on a rival's home course to remain on top in the Arrowhead Conference race.
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Area Softball & Baseball Teams Gearing up for Regionals
POSTED 11:18 a-m 5/6/10 The end of the regular season is near and the regionals get started in less than two weeks. Galesburg area softball and baseball teams are hoping to fine tune some things during the home stretch as they eye deep postseason runs.
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Softball Scots Peaking Just in Time for MWC Tourney
Third-year Monmouth College softball coach John Goddard likes his team's chances in this weekend's Midwest Conference Championship at Lake Forest, which features the top two teams from the leagues North and South divisions.
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Scots' Butler Named MWC Performer of the Week
Monmouth College relief pitcher Megan Butler was dominant out of the bullpen last week and was named the Midwest Conference Pitcher of the Week in softball.
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Monmouth College's Lumzy Earns Conference Honor
Monmouth College thrower Peyton Lumzy had one of his best weekends at Saturday's Fighting Scots Invitational and was rewarded with the Midwest Conference Performer of the Week award for men's field events.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 5/5/10
Knoxville and North Fulton softball aces win pitching duals for their teams; ROWVA baseball team wins back-and-forth game, Knoxville and B-PC/A lose.
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Kendrick Dazzles; Phillies Shut Out Cardinals
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Kyle Kendrick threw seven impressive innings, Placido Polanco hit a two-run homer and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-0 Wednesday night.
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Morton Shuts Down Cubs in Pirates Victory
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Charlie Morton was effective for the first time this season, allowing two runs in six-plus innings, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 4-2 Wednesday night.
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White Sox Home Runs Help Garcia Earn Rare Win Against Royals
CHICAGO (AP) -- Freddy Garcia pitched out of several jams to beat Kansas City for the first time in nearly five years, and Andruw Jones and Alex Rios homered Wednesday night, helping the Chicago White Sox to a 9-2 victory over the Royals.
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Fans Fondly Remember Detroit Broadcaster Harwell
DETROIT (AP) -- Hundreds of fans have begun to enter Comerica Park to pay their final respects to Ernie Harwell.
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Stoudemire Leads "Los Suns" Over Spurs
PHOENIX (AP) -- Los Suns ganaron. That means the Suns won.
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Byfuglien Scores 2; Blackhawks Take 2-1 Series Lead
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) _ Big Chicago forward Dustin Byfuglien banged in a pair of power-play rebounds and -- mpleted his hat trick in the third period to lift the Blackhawks to a 5-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks and a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference semifinal series Wednesday night.
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Thursday a Big Day for United High School Athletics
UPDATED 7:10 a-m 5/6/10 The United High School sports program celebrates several accomplishments on Thursday.
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ROWVA's Lepisto Signs to Play Basketball at Carl Sandburg College
POSTED 10:36 a-m 5/5/10, UPDATED 7:08 a-m 5/6/10 The Carl Sandburg College men's basketball team is adding a versatile player from Knox County to next year's squad.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 5/4/10
ROWVA, United and Galva-Williamsfield baseball teams win, Knoxville and Ridgewood beaten; United's Bertelsen strikes out 18 in Red Storm softball win, Abingdon tops B-PC/A, Galesburg shut down by Rockridge; Prairie Fire baseball season ends with loss at Augustana.
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