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Local Sports Roundup - 10/31/09
High School Football results, Cross-Country and Volleyball Tournaments continue, Knox earns first win, college Football scores, World Series results...
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Monmouth College QB Throws for Record as Scots Beat Illinois College
Monmouth College quarterback Alex Tanney threw for a school-record 437 yards as the Fighting Scots clinched no worse than a tie for the Midwest Conference title in a 44-17 win over Illinois College.
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IHSA Football Playoff Scores - 10/31/9
Knoxville, United and Mercer County win first-round high school football playoff games.
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Local Sports Roundup - 10/30/09
High School Football Playoff results, schedule...Bulls fall in Boston...Local college football schedule...World Series Continues tonight...
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High School Football - First-Round Playoff Games 10/30
Three area high school football teams were beaten Friday night in the first round of the playoffs.
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Florida Pushing Hard to Land Cubs for Spring Training
MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- A Florida development team is bringing its "A" game as in advantage over Mesa in the battle to host the Chicago Cubs during spring training.
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Cubs Fan Now Owns Team He Loves
POSTED 11:06 a-m 10/30/9 CHICAGO (AP) -- Tom Ricketts met his wife at Wrigley Field and once lived across the street from the fabled baseball park nestled in a neighborhood on Chicago's North Side.
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Scots Can Clinch Midwest Conference; Playoff Spot with Win Against Illinois College
There's a lot riding on the outcome of Monmouth College's 1 p.m. game Saturday against Illinois College at April Zorn Memorial Stadium.
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Local Sports Roundup - 10/29/9
United and Monmouth-Roseville volleyball teams advance to regional championships, Galesburg's season comes to an end, first-round high school football playoff games begin Friday night.
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Yankees Beat Martinez, Phillies to Even World Series at 1-1
NEW YORK (AP) _ Mark Teixeira and Hideki Matsui shook the New York Yankees from their lumber slumber and sent the World Series to Philadelphia all tied up.
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Pujols Says He Wants to End Career as a Cardinal
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Albert Pujols said in a radio interview that he wants to play for the St. Louis Cardinals for the rest of his career, clearing up remarks from he made earlier this month.
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North Carolina Dumps Virginia Tech; Hokies' BCS Bowl Chances Damaged
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) _ Casey Barth kicked a 21-yard field goal on the final play and North Carolina stopped No. 14 Virginia Tech all night in a 20-17 victory on Thursday night.
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Bulls Impressive in Season-Opening Win Against San Antonio
CHICAGO (AP) -- Derrick Rose scored 13 points and had seven assists to lead the balanced Chicago Bulls to an impressive 92-85 season-opening victory over the San Antonio Spurs Thursday night.
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Knight Turns Down Hall of Fame Invite by Indiana
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) -- Former Indiana coach Bob Knight will not attend next week's induction into the athletic department's hall of fame.
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Jayhawks Rule the Roost
NEW YORK (AP) -- Kansas is the runaway choice for No. 1 in The Associated Press' preseason college men's basketball poll.
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Predators Blank Blackhawks
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Pekka Rinne made 22 saves for his first shutout of the season and fifth overall, and Joel Ward scored on a second-period power play in the Nashville Predators' 2-0 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks Thursday night.
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World Series Game One Draws Big TV Audience
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Yankees are back in the World Series, and television ratings are back up.
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Illini to Lean on McCamey
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Demetri McCamey blew past the fast food stops this past summer, just like he plans to go around defenders this season.
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Spartans Picked to Win Big Ten
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) -- Michigan State, the national runner-up last season, has been picked in a preseason poll to repeat as Big Ten champions.
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Local Sports Roundup - 10/28/9
Top seeds dominate in Class 1A volleyball regionals, Knox College goes winless in Midwest Conference.
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Green Bay Set to "Welcome" Minnesota's Favre on Sunday
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- The city of Green Bay is renaming Minnesota Avenue in honor of Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, for this week, anyway.
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Louisville Slugger Bat Maker Loses Lawsuit
HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- A Montana jury has found the maker of Louisville Slugger baseball bats failed to adequately warn about the dangers the product can pose, awarding a family $850,000 for the 2003 death of their son in a baseball game.
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Yankees Recognize Waldman at World Series
NEW YORK (AP) -- Yankees broadcaster Suzyn Waldman has become the first woman to call a World Series game on the radio.
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Utley & Lee Lead Phillies Past Yankees in World Series Game One
NEW YORK (AP) -- The defending World Series champion Philadelphia Phillies jumped to a 1-0 advantage in this year's Fall Classic by overpowering the New York Yankees 6-1 on a crisp fall evening at Yankee Stadium.
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Silver Streaks Boys Basketball Team to Open 2009-10 Season Against Woodruff
POSTED 1:05 p-m 10/28/9 The Galesburg High School varsity boys basketball team will be home a lot more during the 2009-10 season.
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Mesa Officials to Pitch New Cubs' Owners
MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Mesa officials plan a meet and greet next month with the family that just bought the Chicago Cubs over the future of spring training.
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Robinson Injury Big Blow to Hawkeyes
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa starting running back Adam Robinson is likely out for at least the rest of the regular season with an ankle injury.
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Yankees Tweak Roster for World Series
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Yankees have made two roster changes for the World Series, adding right-handed reliever Brian Bruney and utilityman Eric Hinske.
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Scots' Depth Key for Cross Country Title
When the Monmouth College cross country team runs at the Midwest Conference Championships on Saturday, they'll hope their depth and a little good timing results in a high team finish.
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Local Sports Roundup - 10/27/9
Season ends for Galesburg High School boys soccer team, Monmouth College volleyball team loses at Illinois College - hurting MWC Tournament chances, CSC volleyball team falls in final Arrowhead match, Class 1A high school volleyball regionals begin Wednesday night, Scots' women's soccer team beats Knox.
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