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Hornets GM: No Coaching Offers on Table Yet
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Hornets general manager Jeff Bower says the club has yet to make a formal offer to any candidate for its open coaching job.
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Sports Roundup -- 5/25/10
UPDATED 6:35 a-m 5/26/10 Galesburg baseball team ends regular season strong; remaining softball regional title games played, stage set for sectionals; plus local sports notes
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CSC Men's Golf Team Finishes 17th at National Tournament
Carl Sandburg College's first trip to to the NJCAA Division II Men's National Golf Tournament resulted in a 17th place finish.
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Scots Send Five to National Championships
Monmouth College will send five track and field athletes in eight events to the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships this weekend at Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, Ohio.
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Area Softball & Baseball Teams Try to Keep Seasons Alive
Sectional semifinal match-ups involving area high school softball and baseball teams aren't set just yet thanks to last week's rainy weather. There are regional games on tap Monday that will make things a little more clear as the sectionals begin Wednesday.
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Lopez Single Lifts Cardinals Past Angels
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Felipe Lopez lofted a bases-loaded single in the 10th inning well over a drawn-in outfield, giving the St. Louis Cardinals a 6-5 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday.
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Silva Wins Again; Cubs Take Two of Three from Rangers
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Carlos Silva became the first Cubs starter in 43 years to have a perfect record after six decisions, working into the sixth inning of Chicago's interleague series-clinching 5-4 victory over the AL West-leading Texas Rangers on Sunday.
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Marlins Trounce White Sox 13-0
CHICAGO (AP) -- Cody Ross hit two of Florida's five home runs and Josh Johnson pitched six sharp innings to help the Marlins defeat the Chicago White Sox 13-0 on Sunday.
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Former MLB Pitcher Lima Dead at 37
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Authorities say paramedics found former major league pitcher Jose Lima in full cardiac arrest at his home in Pasadena early Sunday, and he was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.
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Blackhawks Fans Rejoicing Hawks' Win; Trip to Stanley Cup Finals
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago Blackhawks fans Kevin and Sue Kelly have a 10-day old son and used their very first babysitter so they could watch the team advance to the Stanley Cup on Sunday.
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Report: Cavaliers Fire Brown as Coach
NEW YORK (AP) -- ESPN is reporting that the Cleveland Cavaliers have fired coach Mike Brown.
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Stoudemire Leads Phoenix Past Lakers
PHOENIX (AP)-- Amare Stoudemire answered his critics with an exclamation point, and there will be no sweep in the Western Conference finals.
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NASCAR Hall of Fame induction Emotional for France Family
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Brian France spent years formulating plans to build the NASCAR Hall of Fame and holding its first induction ceremony.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 5/22/10
Several Regional baseball and softball titles are decided, and area teams well-represented at State track meets.
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Blackhawks Go for West Finals Clincher vs. Sharks
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jonathan Toews has earned the name "Captain Serious," a 22-year-old star for the Chicago Blackhawks who senses how close his team is to reaching the Stanley Cup finals while realizing just how difficult it can be to get there.
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Angels Whip Cardinals
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Scott Kazmir ended a string of three straight losses with his best outing of the season and the Los Angeles Angels backed him with 13 hits in a 10-7 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday.
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Cardinals Pitcher Placed on D.L.
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Brad Penny has been put on the 15-day disabled list with a strain his upper back, although the team believes it's a minor injury.
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Cubs End Rangers' Streak
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Pinch-hitter Mike Fontenot had the tiebreaking RBI single in the 10th inning and the Chicago Cubs beat Texas 5-4 on Saturday night, ending the Rangers' five-game winning streak.
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Zambrano Closer to Returning to Cubs Rotation
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Carlos Zambrano could be back in the Chicago Cubs rotation as early as next week.
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White Sox Powered Over Marlins
CHICAGO (AP) -- Alex Rios hit a two-run homer and Gavin Floyd pitched 6 1-3 sharp innings to help the Chicago White Sox beat the Florida Marlins 4-1 on Saturday.
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Busch Wins $1 Million All-Star Race
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- Kurt Busch sailed past feuding teammates Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch to win NASCAR's annual All-Star race and its $1 million prize.
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Gibbs Tries to Quickly Quell Busch-Hamlin Tension
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- All-Star week at Charlotte Motor Speedway began with talk of whether red-hot drivers Kyle Busch or Denny Hamlin could finally end Jimmie Johnson's four-year Sprint Cup dominance.
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Danica Hears Boos After Poor Qualifying at Indy
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Danica Patrick has experienced a new sensation at the Indianapolis 500 -- getting booed.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 5/21/10
Galva-Williamsfield baseball team cut down in baseball regional semifinals; Galesburg boys track and field team claims sectional crown, B-PC-A/WP boys track and field team qualifies half-dozen events for 1A track and field meet in Charleston, Knoxville and West Central boys track and field teams have four events going to state; Streaks girls track and field team qualify five events for Class 2A state finals; Galesburg's Brandon Meeker qualifies for state tennis tournament.
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Cardinals Beat Angels Behind Penny's Slam
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Cardinals right-hander Brad Penny hit a grand slam in the third inning, apparently injuring his back on the swing, before St. Louis' bullpen took over in a 9-5 victory over the Los Angeles Angels Friday night.
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Rangers Win Streak Hits Five after 2-1 Victory Over Cubs
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ Colby Lewis labored through six innings for his first victory in five starts and Nelson Cruz drove in the tiebreaking run for the Texas Rangers in a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs Friday night.
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Buehrle, Ramirez Lead White Sox Past Marlins
CHICAGO (AP) -- Mark Buehrle pitched eight scoreless innings to win for the first time in six decisions, Alexei Ramirez drove in five runs and the Chicago White Sox defeated the Florida Marlins 8-0 Friday night.
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Blackhawks a Win Away from Return to Stanley Cup Finals
CHICAGO (AP) -- Dustin Byfuglien scored 12:24 into overtime and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the San Jose Sharks 3-2 Friday night to take a commanding 3-0 lead in the Western Conference finals.
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Six from Galesburg High School Named All-Conference Baseball, Softball & Girls Soccer
POSTED 12:00 a-m 5/22/10 Three Silver Streak baseball players, two members of the girls soccer team and one softball player are All-Western Big Six selections.
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Schedule Revised for 18th Annual Streaks Baseball Classic
Officials at Galesburg High School are revising the schedule for this year's Streaks Classic baseball tournament.
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