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Galesburg Post 285 Wins by Forfeit; Oneida Legion Beats Canton
Galesburg and Oneida legion baseball teams post victories
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WORLD CUP: US Rallies to Tie Slovenia
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- The United States rallied from a two-goal halftime deficit on goals by Landon Donovan and Michael Bradley to tie Slovenia 2-2 in their Group C match Friday.
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Monmouth College Introduces New Mascot
In addition to hundreds of new students this fall, there will be another new face on the Monmouth College campus, thanks to both a visionary student and the graduating class of 2010.
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Cubs' Ramirez to Rehab with Chiefs Saturday & Sunday in Peoria
POSTED 10:42 a.m. 6/18/10 Chicago Cub fans from the area have a chance to see one of the key players on the team play a couple of games this weekend in Peoria.
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Fukudome's Single in 9th Lifts Cubs Past A's
CHICAGO (AP) -- Kosuke Fukudome, benched recently due to a slump at the plate, singled to start a tying rally in the eighth inning before driving in the winning run with another single in the ninth to lift the Chicago Cubs to a 3-2 win over the Oakland Athletics on Thursday.
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Peavy Ready to Go; Scheduled to Start Saturday
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Jake Peavy's previously sore shoulder is responding well to a change in medication, and the former Cy Young Award winner is expected to start Saturday for the Chicago White Sox in Washington.
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White Sox Complete Sweep of Pirates
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Mark Buehrle allowed two runs over 7 1-3 innings to become the winningest pitcher since interleague play began, and the White Sox ran the Pirates' losing streak to 11 games by holding on to win 5-4 Thursday night.
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Lakers Beat Lakers for Second Straight NBA Championship
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Los Angeles Lakers have won their 16th NBA championship, dramatically rallying from a fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Boston Celtics 83-79 Thursday night in Game 7 of the NBA finals.
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KHS Wrestling Program Approved
Knoxville High School is adding another varsity sport to its offerings for students.
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Galesburg Post 285 Escapes Oneida with Win
It wasn't easy, but Galesburg Post 285 remains undefeated on the young season.
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Anemic Offense Back; Cardinals can't Sweep M's
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Jason Vargas stymied the St. Louis Cardinals into the eighth inning and Matt Holliday failed again in the clutch in the Seattle Mariners' 2-1 victory that prevented a three-game sweep Wednesday night.
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Dempster Sharp as Cubs Beat Athletics
CHICAGO (AP) -- Ryan Dempster pitched into the seventh inning for the win, Derrek Lee homered and the Chicago Cubs beat the Oakland Athletics 6-2 Wednesday night.
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Peavy Won't Make Start for Sox
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- White Sox right-hander Jake Peavy has shoulder soreness and will miss his scheduled start Thursday against Pittsburgh.
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White Sox Make it 10 Straight Losses for Pirates
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- White Sox starter John Danks held down Pedro Alvarez and the Pirates, who did plenty to hurt themselves with six errors that helped Chicago beat Pittsburgh 7-2 Wednesday night.
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Streaks' McCrery Named Bednar Award Winner
POSTED 11:48 a-m 6/16/10 A slugging shortstop for Galesburg High School is the latest winner of a prestigious athletic honor handed out by the school.
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Brothers Honored through Morgan Gym
Two longtime teachers and coaches at Churchill Junior High School now have their names etched in the school's history.
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Scots Ranked in Preseason Football Polls
For the second straight year, the Monmouth College football team has been ranked in the nation's preseason top 20 by a pair of national magazines.
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Suppan Does Well in Return, Helps Cardinals Down Mariners
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Jeff Suppan was a success in his comeback start with the St. Louis Cardinals and Albert Pujols homered a day after getting bopped in the head by a throw in a 4-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners Tuesday night.
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Athletics Take Advantage of Sloppy Play to Beat Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Rajai Davis and Kevin Kouzmanoff had three hits apiece, and the Oakland Athletics took advantage of four errors in a 9-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs on a rainy Tuesday night.
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Beckham Helps White Sox Beat Pirates
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Gordon Beckham drove in three runs and the Chicago White Sox spoiled former first-round draft pick Brad Lincoln's first start at home, beating Pittsburgh 6-4 Tuesday night and extending the last-place Pirates' losing streak to nine games.
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Top College Baseball Coaches Prefer Aluminum to Wood
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- If coaches at the top U.S. college baseball programs have their way, the ping of the aluminum bat will forever remain a part of the game.
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Upbeat Johnson Introduced as Nets Head Coach
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) _ It was an upbeat Avery Johnson who met the media Tuesday as he was introduced as the new head coach of the New Jersey Nets.
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Lakers Dominate Celtics; Force Game Seven
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Boston Celtics were poised to claim their 18th NBA championship Tuesday night. Instead, they absorbed one of the most embarrassing playoff losses in team history.
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Izzo Rejects Offer from Cavs
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Tom Izzo will continue to have his mail sent to East Lansing, Michigan.
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Former United Football Player to CSC for Cross Country
A former high school football standout is trying his hand at cross country at the next level.
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Cardinals Whip Seattle as Dormant Offense Wakes Up
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Albert Pujols took one off the noggin for his team on a perfect day at the plate and stand-in cleanup hitter Ryan Ludwick homered to help the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Seattle Mariners 9-3 Monday night.
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Earthquake Felt During Padres-Blue Jays Game in San Diego
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Play stopped momentarily in the eighth inning of Monday night's Toronto Blue Jays-San Diego Padres game as Petco Park swayed during an earthquake.
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Izzo Still Undecided; LeBron Staying Out
CLEVELAND (AP) -- A person familiar with the situation says LeBron James has not spoken to Michigan State's Tom Izzo about Cleveland's coaching vacancy, and the two-time MVP has no plans get involved in the Cavaliers' search.
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Texas Declines Offer from Pac 10, Remaining in Big 12
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Texas says it is staying in the Big 12.
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Post 285 Rained Out Again
The Galesburg American Legion Post 285 baseball double-header with Pekin at Sundberg Field for Monday has been cancelled due to the weather. Post 285 (5-0) will try again to keep their unbeaten streak alive with a double-header Tuesday at home versus Macomb.


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