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Twins Use Long Ball to Beat ChiSox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Michael Cuddyer hit a go-ahead home run in the sixth and Matt Tolbert homered in the same inning as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Chicago White Sox 8-6 Tuesday night.
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Rockies Extend NL Wildcard Lead Over San Francisco
DENVER (AP) -- Brad Hawpe homered for the first time since August 29th and the Colorado Rockies beat San Diego 11-10 on Tuesday night despite a rare rough outing from lefty Jorge De La Rosa and a four-run ninth-inning rally by the Padres.
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Yakees First to Clinch MLB Playoff Spot
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- The New York Yankees are headed back to the playoffs, clinching their 14th appearance in 15 seasons with the Texas Rangers' loss at Oakland.
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Scots' Barnard Named MWC Performer of Week
Monmouth College senior golfer Lynsey Barnard had the best 36 holes of her season last weekend and was named the Midwest Conference Performer of the Week for women's golf.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 9/21/9
Galesburg and Knoxville High School golf teams win, M-R boys golf team second in Olympic triangular, Rowva volleyball team handles West Central, United vollleyball team still undefeated.
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Indy Beats Miami on Late Manning TD Pass
MIAMI (AP) -- While the Miami Dolphins' celebrities were making a Hollywood-style grand entrance, Peyton Manning slipped in a side door.
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DeRosa Helps Power Cardinals to Victory in Houston
HOUSTON (AP) -- Mark DeRosa homered twice at Minute Maid Park for the second time this season and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Astros 7-3 Monday night, a few hours after Houston fired manager Cecil Cooper.
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Surging Twins Blank White Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Nick Blackburn pitched seven innings and Orlando Cabrera led the offense Monday night as the Minnesota Twins continued their late surge with a 7-0 victory over the Chicago White Sox.
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Lee & Ramirez Homer as Cubs Pound Brewers
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Derrek Lee and Aramis Ramirez hit consecutive homers and Tom Gorzelanny tied a career high with nine strikeouts, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 10-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers Monday night.
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Cubs Activate Johnson from D-L; Call Up First Rounder Colvin
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs activated outfielder Reed Johnson from the 15-day disabled list and called up former first-round draft pick Tyler Colvin to replace the suspended Milton Bradley on the roster.
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MC's Tanney Sets Record, Earns Conference Honor
Monmouth College quarterback Alex Tanney broke the school's career touchdown passing record in a 58-0 win on Saturday against Beloit and picked up the Midwest Conference Offensive Performer of the Week honor.
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CSC Men's Golf Team 9th at IVCC Classic
The Carl Sandburg College men's golf team felt a little disappointed after finishing in the bottom half at the Illinois Valley Classic in LaSalle.
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Knox College Soccer Teams Sweep MacMurray College
It was a good weekend for the Knox College soccer teams; Carl Sandburg College men and women soccer teams still seeking elusive first victories.
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Cardinals' Lohse Fighting for Postseason Roster Spot
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Kyle Lohse, who's struggled to recover from a forearm injury, gets three starts to dial everything in beginning Monday night in Houston.
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Fox Saves Cubs from Sweep in St. Louis
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Jake Fox homered in the 11th inning and the Chicago Cubs avoided a three-game sweep, beating St. Louis 6-3 Sunday night and keeping the Cardinals' magic number at four for clinching the NL Central.
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Royals Edge White Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Robinson Tejeda won his third straight start, pitching six solid innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 2-1 on Sunday.
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Martin Grabs Fifth Win of Season in Chase Opener
LOUDON, N.H. (AP) -- Mark Martin held off Juan Pablo Montoya on a late frantic restart to win the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship opener at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
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Cutler, Gould Key Bears Win Over Steelers
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jay Cutler came through with a big pass to Devin Hester on third down, and Robbie Gould booted a 44-yard field goal with 15 seconds left to lift the Chicago Bears to a 17-14 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday.
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NFL Scoreboard - Week Two
Cincinnati wins at Green Bay, Texans take shootout against Tennessee, Jets drop New England and San Francisco runs wild on Seattle.
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CSC Volleyball Team Goes 1-3 at Augustana College
The Carl Sandburg College volleyball team won one of four matches the Chargers played Saturday at the Augustana J-V Volleyball Tournament.
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Sports Roundup -- 9/19/9
Monmouth College football team wins big - quarterback sets school record, Knox College shut out at Ripon, GHS boys golfers perform well in Pekin, GHS girls cross country team secures a second-place finish, Streaks volleyball team wins two, Knoxville's Ball finishes in top three in Macomb.
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Week Four High School Fooball Results
Alleman shuts out Galesburg in Big Six opener, United escapes Abingdon, Knoxville wins fourth straight, A&R blanks E-B.
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Knox College Seeking First Win at Ripon
Knox College is back on the road this week trying to avoid dropping three straight games to open the season, and the opponent is a good one.
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11th Ranked Fighting Scots Not Taking Beloit Lightly
When 11th-ranked Monmouth College hosts Beloit for a 1 p.m. kickoff Saturday at April Zorn Memorial Stadium, they'll be reminded of what they were a few years ago.
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TOP 25 COLLEGE FOOTBALL: #10 Boise State Wins Shootout Against Fresno State
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- Jeremy Avery scored on a 67-yard screen pass and added a 74-yard run, providing just two of the many highlight-reel plays in No. 10 Boise State's 51-34 victory over Fresno State Friday night.
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Holiday's 9th Inning Blast A Winner for St. Louis
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Matt Holliday homered off Aaron Heilman leading off the bottom of the ninth inning giving the St. Louis Cardinals a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs Friday night, reducing their magic number for clinching the NL Central to six.
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White Sox Stumble Against K.C.
CHICAGO (AP) -- Luke Hochevar pitched a three-hitter for his first career shutout and Miguel Olivo hit a pair of two-run home runs and drove in a career-high six runs as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Chicago White Sox 11-0 Friday night.
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NBA Referee Lockout Looking More Like Reality
NEW YORK (AP) -- The lead negotiator and spokesman for the NBA's referees union says a lockout appears "imminent and unavoidable" following the latest breakdown in talks.
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Bears Cut One Cornerback, Sign Another
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have placed cornerback Trumaine McBride on the waived/injured list and claimed cornerback DeAngelo Smith off waivers.
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Purdue Taking Northern Illinois Seriously
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- Purdue football coach Danny Hope insists there's no way his team will ignore Northern Illinois tomorrow, even though the Boilermakers play in-state rival Notre Dame the next week.
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