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Defending Champ Leads Women's All-City
The defending champion rallied during play at day two of the Galesburg All City Women's Golf Tournament.
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Ripken Teams Leave Galesburg for Tourney Thursday
The four Galesburg Cal Ripken League teams that qualified for the regionals will leave for Kentucky Thursday.
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Babe Ruth Tourney Begins in Galesburg
The 14-year-old Babe Ruth State Tournament begins Thursday at Sundburg Field in Galesburg.
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CSC Soccer Signs Recruits
Carl Sandburg College women's soccer coach Jim Carothers announced several new players have committed to play for CSC next season.
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District 205 Approves Naming Tennis Courts After Art Fish
The new tennis courts at Galesburg High School will bear the name of a man who was instrumental in the development of many players over the years.
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Cardinals Stymie Phillies Behind Garcia
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Rookie Jaime Garcia stymied the sagging Philadelphia Phillies for seven innings and Matt Holliday's homer leading off the bottom of the seventh was the go-ahead hit as the St. Louis Cardinals made it eight straight wins with a 5-1 victory Wednesday night.
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Cardinals' Loshe Throws Simulated Game
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Kyle Lohse threw a two-inning simulated game and is set to begin a rehab assignment next week, barring a setback.
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Michaels Leads Astros Past Cubs in 12 Innings
CHICAGO (AP) -- Pinch-hitter Jason Michaels delivered a two-out, two-run double in the top of the 12th inning Wednesday and the Houston Astros hung on to beat the Chicago Cubs 4-3 and capture two wins in the three-game series at Wrigley Field.
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Zambrano Pitches in Iowa Thursday
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Cubs pitcher Carlos Zambrano will pitch out of the bullpen for Triple-A Iowa on Thursday.
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Torre Never Says Never on Managing Future
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Los Angeles Dodgers skipper Joe Torre says he's not ruling anything out, but he doesn't anticipate managing anywhere else, including Chicago.
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Single Rallies M's Over White Sox in 11th
SEATTLE (AP) -- Franklin Gutierrez's two-run single off Chicago closer Bobby Jenks in the bottom of the 11th inning sent the Seattle Mariners to a 2-1 victory over the White Sox on Wednesday night.
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Bears Sign Running Back
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have signed running back Harvey Unga to a four-year contract.
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Two Drivers Put on Probation by NASCAR
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- NASCAR has placed drivers Carl Edwards and Brad Keselowski on probation following their late-race incident during last weekend's Nationwide race at Gateway International Raceway.
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Post 285 Ready for Tournament
The Galesburg Post 285 American Legion baseball team heads to Black Hawk College in Moline Wednesday for its first game in the Division 3 tournament.
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Babe Ruth Players Ready to Play, Cal Ripken Teams Seeking Donations
Last weekend the Cal Ripken 9 to 11 year olds held their state tournament in Galesburg, and this weekend the community will host the Babe Ruth league 14-year-olds in their state finals at Sundburg Field.
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Rain, Hannam Dominate Day 1 of Women's All-City
One player was dominant in the opening round of the Galesburg Women's All-City Tournament, and it wasn't one of the recent winners.
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Cards Whip Phillies Behind Carpenter
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Chris Carpenter worked eight dominant innings and the St. Louis Cardinals got home runs from Randy Winn and Matt Holliday, winning their seventh in a row with a 7-1 victory over the slumping Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.
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Ramirez's 3 HR's Powers Cubs Past Astros
CHICAGO (AP) -- Aramis Ramirez hit three home runs and drove in seven runs to help Chicago rally to beat the Houston Astros 14-7 on Tuesday night hours after Cubs manager Lou Piniella announced he will retire at the end of the season.
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Cubs Recall One RHP, Option Another
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs have recalled right-handed pitcher Jeff Stevens from Triple-A Iowa and optioned right-hander Mitch Atkins to the minor league club.
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White Sox Increase AL Central Lead With Shutout
SEATTLE (AP) -- John Danks combined with two relievers on a two-hitter and Alexei Ramirez homered, helping the Chicago White Sox beat the woeful Seattle Mariners 4-0 on Tuesday.
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Bruised Hand May Keep Quentin Out Until Friday
SEATTLE (AP) -- The first-place Chicago White Sox are likely to be without hot-hitting slugger Carlos Quentin until Friday because of a bruised hand.
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Jimmy Collins Retiring as UIC Basketball Coach
CHICAGO (AP) -- University of Illinois at Chicago head men's basketball coach Jimmy Collins says he intends to retire as of Aug. 31 after 14 seasons with the Flames.
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Serena Williams Hoping to Play at U.S. Open
(AP) -- Serena Williams' agent says the 13-time Grand Slam singles champion is hoping to recover from a foot injury in time to play at the U.S. Open.
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ESPN Reporter Again Sues Over Secret Tapings
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A lawsuit identical to one ESPN reporter Erin Andrews filed in Chicago last week has been filed in Nashville against seven hotels and the man who admitted making secret nude tapes of her.
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Pinella to "Retire" As Cubs Manager
POSTED 1:36pm, UPDATED 1:38pm 7/20/10 CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella is going to retire at the end of the season.
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CSC Signs Several Recruits
A number of area athletes have signed on to bring their skills to Carl Sandburg College in Galesburg.
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Weather May Hamper Start of Women's All-City
Rain could be a problem for the opening round of the Galesburg Women's All-City Golf Tournament.
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Cardinals Pound Kendrick, Phillies
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Albert Pujols' two-run home run in the fifth inning began a barrage of four long balls in a span of six at-bats and Blake Hawksworth survived a rocky start in the St. Louis Cardinals' 8-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies.
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Castro, Lee Help Astros Beat Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jason Castro hit a three-run homer, Carlos Lee had a two-run double in a five-run first inning and the Houston Astros went on to beat the Chicago Cubs 11-5 on Monday night.
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Rios Leads White Sox Rebound Over Seattle
SEATTLE (AP) -- Alex Rios hit a go-ahead, two-run home run and had three RBIs as the first-place Chicago White Sox rebounded from perhaps their toughest defeat of the season to beat the Seattle Mariners 6-1 on Monday night, ending a three-game losing streak.
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