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Miami Puts Emphatic End to "Tech Hex"
MIAMI (AP) -- Miami quarterback Jacory Harris raised some eyebrows this week when he suggested the Hurricanes' offense couldn't be stopped. His theory was right on the mark against Georgia Tech Thursday night.
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Ichiro Delivers Big Hit in Mariners' Win Over White Sox
SEATTLE (AP) -- Ichiro Suzuki hit a game-ending single to center in the bottom of the 14th inning, leading the Seattle Mariners to a 4-3 win over the Chicago White Sox Thursday night.
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Former Cub Shortstop Dunston Opposed to Tribune Sale of Team
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) -- Former Chicago Cubs All-Star shortstop Shawon Dunston has filed an objection in Delaware bankruptcy court to the Tribune Co.'s sale of the team, saying he's still owed college scholarship money.
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Brewers Beat Cubs, Earn Series Split at Wrigley
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jody Gerut hit a grand slam, Mike Rivera delivered a key bases-loaded double and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 7-4 Thursday for a four-game split between teams finishing disappointing seasons.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 9/17/9
Silver Streak boys and girls golf teams win again, Williamsfield earns first outright golf win of the season, GHS boys soccer team suffers first loss while Monmouth-Roseville wins again, United volleyball team off to a 10-0 start.
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Week Four High School Football Schedule
Galesburg High School opens Western Big Six play against Rock Island Alleman Friday night at Augustana College in a battle of teams with 2-1 records. That's just one of the many intriguing match-ups in Week Four of the high school football season.
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Illini LB Wilson Out for Season With Neck Injury
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois starting linebacker Martez Wilson will miss the remainder of the season with a neck injury.
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Rookie Rams Linebacker Says He's a Perfectionist
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- James Laurinaitis made 14 tackles in his first NFL start, 10 of them solo stops.
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Bears LB Hillenmeyer Gets His Chance
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Bogged down by injuries last season and unsure he would even make the Chicago Bears this year, Hunter Hillenmeyer suddenly has quite a task on his hands.
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IHSA Announces Drug Testing Plan for Fall '09 Sports
The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) announced that it will continue its Performance-Enhancing Drug Testing Program during the fall of 2009.
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LeBron James the Comedian?
CLEVELAND (AP) -- LeBron James is leaving Cleveland - for Hollywood.
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United 7th, Rocky 7th, Alleman 9th in AP High School Football Top 10 Poll
United, Mercer County, Orion and Rock Island have all moved up, and two other area teams are making their debuts in this week's Associated Press High School Football Poll.
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Illinois Football Team Off Saturday; Zook Sees Promise
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois has an early open date Saturday, just two games into the season.
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Marlins Take Two of Three in St. Louis
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Josh Johnson struck out nine in six effective innings to help the Florida Marlins beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-2 on Wednesday.
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Rockies Beat Giants to Extend Wild Card Lead
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Jorge De La Rosa pitched eight scoreless innings to win his sixth straight start against San Francisco and Troy Tulowitzki homered to help the Colorado Rockies avoid a three-game sweep against the Giants with a 4-3 victory Wednesday night.
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Cubs Promote Veteran Taguchi
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs have purchased the contract of seven-year big league outfielder So Taguchi from Triple-A Iowa.
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Looper Wins 13th as Brewers Beat Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Braden Looper pitched five innings for his career-high 13th win and Alcides Escobar went 4 for 5 with three RBIs as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 9-5 Wednesday night.
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White Sox Offense Quiet in Loss to Seattle
SEATTLE (AP) -- Ryan Rowland-Smith pitched eight innings to lead the Seattle Mariners to a 4-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox Wednesday night.
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Sox Release MIA Colon
SEATTLE (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox requested waivers on Wednesday for Bartolo Colon, ending the right hander's strange second stint with the club.
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Steelers Dealing with Injuries Going into Bears Game
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Lawrence Timmons practiced Wednesday as he recovers from a high ankle sprain that occurred August 22nd, but did not finish the workout.
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Michigan Coach Responds to Punching Allegation by Notre Dame
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan coach Rich Rodriguez says he didn't see linebacker Jonas Mouton throw a punch at Notre Dame lineman Eric Olsen.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 9/16/9
Galesburg High School girls golf team gets back on track against Washington, Alleman hands Knoxville girls golf squad first loss, Quincy beats GHS in Streaks' conference volleyball opener, CSC falls to #4 Kishwaukee in volleyball.
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NCAA President Dies from Cancer
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The NCAA says Myles Brand has died after battling pancreatic cancer. He was 67.
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Obama Makes Push for Chicago 2016 Olympics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says the whole country is rooting for his hometown of Chicago in its efforts to host the 2016 Olympics.
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Judy Richmond Volleyball Classic Schedule
Saturday will be a busy day at Mercer County High School as eight teams face off in the Judy Richmond Volleyball Classic.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 9/15/9
UPDATED 1:28 p-m 9/16/9 Galesburg High School boys golf team earns 12th dual meet win of season, Streaks girls lose in Western Big Six triangular, Knoxville and Monmouth-Roseville volleyball teams win and GHS boys soccer team wears out the net against Alleman in conference opener.
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Lombard 7th Grade Football Team Throttles Macomb
The Lombard 7th grade football team had two players rush for more than 200 yards in a convincing season-opening win at Macomb.
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Churchill 7th Grade Football Team Streaks Past Moline Wilson
Chris Anderson had a monster opening game for the Churchill Junior High School 7th grade football team, which scored in bunches and beat Moline Wilson Junior High School.
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Ohio State-Southern Cal Football Game Draws Record Viewership
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) -- The Southern California-Ohio State thriller is the most-viewed college football game ever on ESPN.
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Uggla, West Help Marlins Tame Redbirds
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Rookie Sean West had a season-high nine strikeouts to outpitch 18-game winner Adam Wainwright and Dan Uggla's two-run homer in the sixth was the go-ahead hit in the Florida Marlins' 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals Tuesday night.
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