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Local Sports 5/26/13
Saturday's local sports highlights.
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Cahokia Takes 3rd Boys Track and Field State Title
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) -- Cahokia has taken its third straight team title in the IHSA boys track and field state championships.
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Blackhawks Beat Red Wings to Stay Alive
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jonathan Toews and Andrew Shaw scored power-play goals in the second period, and the Chicago Blackhawks avoided elimination with a 4-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night in Game 5 of the second-round playoff series.
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Dodgers Blow 2-Run Lead But Beat Cardinals
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Adrian Gonzalez homered and drove in three runs, Mark Ellis lined a go-ahead double in the sixth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated St. Louis 5-3 on Saturday to snap the Cardinals' three-game winning streak.
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Reds Beat Fading Cubs for 5th Straight Win
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Todd Frazier drove in a pair of runs with a sacrifice fly and a single, and the Cincinnati Reds used another big inning to beat the Chicago Cubs 5-2 on Saturday for their fifth straight victory.
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Gillaspie's RBI in 9th Lifts ChiSox Over Marlins
CHICAGO (AP) -- Conor Gillaspie hit a run-scoring single in the ninth inning to score Dewayne Wise, lifting the Chicago White Sox to a 2-1 win over the Miami Marlins on Saturday night.
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Fire and Real Salt Lake Draw
SANDY, Utah (AP) -- Quincy Amarikwa scored in the 84th minute to counter a goal from Alvaro Saborio in the 78th and the Chicago Fire played Real Salt Lake to a 1-1 draw Saturday night.
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France: NASCAR Not Talking to IndyCar About Double
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- NASCAR chairman Brian France says the organization is not talking with IndyCar about making it easier for drivers who want to try racing in both the Indianapolis 500 and the Coca-Cola 600 on the same day.
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Saturday Sports update (5/25/13)
Galeburg wins the Championship game of the Geneseo Regional
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Local Sports 5/25/13
Friday's results and Saturday's schedule.
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Blackhawks Facing Elimination After Charmed Season
CHICAGO (AP) -- Don't expect any major changes when the Chicago Blackhawks take on the Detroit Red Wings in Game 5 of their second-round playoff series on Saturday night.
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Cardinals Beat Dodgers Behind Lance Lynn
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Lance Lynn pitched two-hit ball over six innings, and David Freese and Allen Craig each homered and drove in three runs, helping the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-0 on Friday night for their third win in a row.
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HR's Lift Reds Over Cubs
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Joey Votto extended his hitting streak to 12 games with a homer, and Ryan Hanigan and Brandon Phillips also homered on Friday night, powering the Cincinnati Reds to their fourth straight win, 7-4 over the Chicago Cubs.
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White Sox Slip Past Marlins in 11 Innings
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jeff Keppinger drove in the winning run on a single in the 11th and John Danks was solid in his season debut and the Chicago White Sox beat the Miami Marlins 4-3 on Friday night.
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Munoz Hopes to Follow Montoya to Victory Lane
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Carlos Munoz hopes to follow in the footsteps of his idol, fellow Colombian Juan Pablo Montoya, by winning from the front row as a rookie in Sunday's Indianapolis 500.
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Patrick: Another Indy 500 "Less and Less Likely"
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- NASCAR driver Danica Patrick says she still follows the Indianapolis 500, but she's not sure she'll ever race in the event again.
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Local Sports 5/24/13
Here's a look at today's sports schedule
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Red Wings Top Blackhawks 2-0, Take 3-1 Series Lead
DETROIT (AP)--Jakub Kindl scored on a power play in the second period, Daniel Cleary had an empty-net goal and Jimmy Howard made 27 saves to help the Detroit Red Wings hold on for a 2-0 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night, putting the NHL's best team during the regular season on the brink of elimination.
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McCutchen, Pirates Beat Cubs for 4th Straight Win
PITTSBURGH (AP)--Andrew McCutchen had three hits and two RBIs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates past the Chicago Cubs 4-2 on a rainy Thursday for their fourth straight win.
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Local Sports 5/23/13
Here's a look at today's sports schedule.
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Lyons Leads Cardinals Past Padres 5-3
SAN DIEGO (AP)--Tyler Lyons pitched seven solid innings in his major league debut on the same day St. Louis lost Jaime Garcia for the season, and the Cardinals beat the San Diego Padres 5-3 on Wednesday night.
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Buchholz Goes to 7-0, Red Sox Beat White Sox 6-2
CHICAGO (AP)--Clay Buchholz pitched five-hit ball over seven innings to improve to 7-0, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Chicago White Sox 6-2 Wednesday night to avoid a three-game sweep.
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Liriano Dominates as Pirates Edge Cubs 1-0
PITTSBURGH (AP)--Francisco Liriano continued his torrid start, scattering two hits over seven innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates edged the Chicago Cubs 1-0 on Wednesday night.
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Rams OL Watkins Suspended for Opener
ST. LOUIS (AP)--St. Louis Rams offensive lineman Rokevious Watkins has been suspended without pay for the season opener for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.
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Local Sports 5/22/13
Here's a look at today's sports schedule.
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Descalo's Slams. Wainwright's Arm Carry Cards
SAN DIEGO (AP)--Daniel Descalso hit his first career grand slam and had a career-high five RBIs, and Adam Wainwright won for the first time at Petco Park as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Diego Padres 10-2 Tuesday night.
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Pirates Beat Cubs 5-4 Behind Snider's Grand Slam
PITTSBURGH (AP)--Travis Snider hit a pinch-hit grand slam during a five-run sixth and the Pittsburgh Pirates spoiled a strong return to the mound for Matt Garza with a 5-4 win over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night.
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White Sox Scratch Sale From Wednesday's Start
CHICAGO (AP)--The Chicago White Sox have scratched Chris Sale from Wednesday's start against the Boston Red Sox because of a mild tendinitis in his left shoulder.
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Red Wings Rolling Against Blackhawks with Howard
DETROIT (AP)--Jimmy Howard is a big reason the Detroit Red Wings are on a roll.
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Bears LB Urlacher Announces Retirement
CHICAGO (AP)--Star linebacker Brian Urlacher says he's retiring after spending 13 seasons with the Chicago Bears.
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