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Cardinals Bullpen Spoils Strong Wainwright Outing against Phils
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Carlos Ruiz hit a game-ending home run in the 10th inning and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 Tuesday night after another fan ran onto the field at Citizens Bank Park.
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Church Home Run Leads Pirates Past Cubs
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Ryan Church's two-run homer put Pittsburgh ahead in the sixth inning, Andy LaRoche added a solo shot and the Pirates bounced back from a poor road trip to beat the Cubs and Ryan Dempster 3-2 Tuesday night.
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Royals Batter Floyd, White Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jose Guillen hit a two-run homer and Luke Hochevar pitched six sharp innings as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Chicago White Sox 7-2 Tuesday night.
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Tigers Mourn Death of Longtime Announcer Harwell
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland tried to keep a stiff upper lip as he insisted Ernie Harwell should be celebrated, not mourned.
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United to Celebrate Thursday with Student-Athlete Letter of Intent Signings, Softball Field Dedication
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 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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Canseco Appearance Before Clemens Jury Postponed
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Jose Canseco's appearance before the federal grand jury investigating Roger Clemens has been postponed again.
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Paxon Apologizes for Confrontation
DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Saying he was "not at all proud," John Paxson apologized to the Chicago Bulls and fired coach Vinny Del Negro for their late-season altercation.
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Iowa Men's Basketball Team Loses Fuller to Transfer
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Iowa forward Aaron Fuller is transferring to Southern California and will sit out the upcoming season.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 5/3/10
ROWVA baseball team wins again; Galesburg softball team shut down by East Peoria, Monmouth-Roseville swept in Olympic twinbill, Ridgewood wins big; M-R girls track and field team finish as runner-up at Titan Invite.
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Garcia Shuts Down Phils, Cardinals Win
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Jaime Garcia allowed one run in six solid innings, David Freese had three RBIs and Nick Stavinoha homered to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 6-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies Monday night.
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Peavy Impressive in White Sox Win Over Royals
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jake Peavy pitched seven-plus shutout innings in his most impressive start of the season and Alex Rios had three hits and two RBIs as the Chicago White Sox defeated the Kansas City Royals 5-1 Monday night.
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Nash, Suns Finally Beat Spurs in A Game 1
PHOENIX (AP) -- There would be no Game 1 heartbreak for Phoenix against the San Antonio Spurs. Not this time.
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Celtics Dominate Cleveland; Even Series
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The window hasn't closed on the Boston Celtics. It's still wide open.
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Bulls Fire Del Negro
CHICAGO (AP) _-- The Chicago Bulls fired coach Vinny Del Negro on Monday in a long-anticipated move that comes after a late-season altercation with executive vice president of basketball operations John Paxson and another first-round playoff exit.
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Blackhawks Beat Canucks; Even Series at 1-1
CHICAGO (AP) _ Kris Versteeg scored go the go-ahead goal from the left circle with 1:30 left and the Chicago Blackhawks rallied to beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-2 on Monday night to even the Western Conference semifinals at 1-1 Monday night.
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Streaks Girls Soccer Team Draws #2 Seed
POSTED 1:08 p-m 5/3/10 Galesburg High School's girls soccer team will be playing at home in the first round of the postseason.
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IHSA Releases Class 1A & 2A Softball and Baseball Regional Pairings
FIRST REPORTED 11:50 a-m 5/3/10 Eight softball and baseball teams from the region have secured top seeds in their regionals, which begin two weeks from Monday.
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Monmouth College Softball Team Ends Regular Season with Sweep
Monmouth College's softball team won a hard-fought doubleheader against Cornell College in preparation for the Midwest Conference Tournament later this week.
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Carpenter Pitches Cardinals to Another Series Win
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Chris Carpenter pitched seven innings of two-hit ball and Albert Pujols broke it open with a three-run double in the seventh as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-0 on Sunday to wrap up a 6-1 homestand.
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Soriano, Gorzelanny Lead Cubs Past D-Backs
CHICAGO (AP) _ Alfonso Soriano hit a pair of two-run homers and the Chicago Cubs finally gave Tom Gorzelanny some offensive support in their 10-5 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday.
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Yankees Rout White Sox
NEW YORK (AP) -- Mark Teixeira tied a career high with four hits and Robinson Cano had a three-run homer, backing another dominant performance by Phil Hughes in the New York Yankees' 12-3 rout of the Chicago White Sox on Sunday.
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Blackhawks Must Solve Luongo
CHICAGO (AP) -- Playing catch-up is getting old for the Chicago Blackhawks. They've lost the first game of their last four playoff series and now they're in a hole against a talented Vancouver team with lots of speed and a stellar goalie.
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NBA Roundup -- 5/2/10
Lakers grab second round series opener, Hawks headed to Orlando

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Local Sports Roundup -- 5/1/10
ROWVA Clinches LTC Baseball crown, United Softball pitcher Bertlesen still hot, and Monmouth College Wins Midwest Conference Golf Championship
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Canucks Win Opener Over Blackhawks
CHICAGO (AP) -- Roberto Luongo made 36 saves and the Vancouver Canucks showed why they were the Western Conference's top scoring team this season, routing the Chicago Blackhawks 5-1 Saturday night in the second-round series opener.
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Cardinals Answer Rallies by Reds
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Skip Schumaker singled to snap an eighth-inning tie after the Cincinnati Reds twice rallied to even the score in the St. Louis Cardinals' 6-3 victory on Saturday.
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Soriano Homers, Cubs Rally Past Diamondbacks
CHICAGO (AP) -- Alfonso Soriano homered, Derrek Lee delivered the go-ahead two-run single and the Chicago Cubs rallied from three down to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-5 on Saturday.
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Jones' 2 HR's Send White Sox Over Yankees
NEW YORK (AP) -- Andruw Jones hit two more home runs off a shaky Javier Vazquez, A.J. Pierzynski boomed a go-ahead double and the Chicago White Sox seesawed past the New York Yankees 7-6 Saturday.
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Brewers: Uecker Making Good Progress After Surgery
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The Milwaukee Brewers say broadcaster Bob Uecker is making good progress a day after having heart surgery.
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