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Local Sports Roundup -- 10/10/9
Monmouth College Football remained unbeaten Saturday thanks to a homecoming win, while Knox College Football remains winless.
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Cardinals' Downfall Began in September
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Albert Pujols and the St. Louis Cardinals got a boost from a couple of solid midseason acquisitions and wrapped up the NL Central with a week left in the regular season.
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Blackhawks Beat Avalanche in Shootout
CHICAGO (AP) -- Andrew Ladd scored on a high shot in the ninth round of the shootout to give the Chicago Blackhawks a 4-3 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday night in their home opener.
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Youngstown St. Scores Early in Win Over WIU
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) -- Kevin Smith ran for 113 yards and a touchdown and Youngstown State held off a second-half rally to beat Western Illinois 31-21 on Saturday.
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#12 Iowa Hangs On to Defeat Michigan
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Ricky Stanzi threw for 284 yards and two touchdowns and No. 12 Iowa survived yet another close call, beating Michigan 30-28 Saturday night for its best start since 1985.
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Cardinals Out of Playoffs
POSTED 8:11pm, UPDATED 8:35pm 10/11/09 ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Vicente Padilla shut down Albert Pujols and the St. Louis Cardinals, putting the Los Angeles Dodgers back in the National League championship series with a 5-1 victory on Saturday night.
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3 Rushing TD's Lead SIU to Victory Over ISU
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) -- Deji Karim ran for 273 yards and scored three touchdowns to lead Southern Illinois to a 43-23 victory over Illinois State Saturday.
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2 QB's Can't Help Illini in Loss to Michigan State on Homecoming
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Keith Nichol threw for 179 yards in his first start to lead Michigan State to a 24-14 win over Illinois on Saturday.
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Local Sports Roundup - 10/9/09
Galesburg's football playoff hopes are dashed with another loss, while Homecoming activities continue at Monmouth College with a key football matchup.
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Week Seven Area High School Football Schedule
Galesburg tries to snap a three-game losing skid in the Streaks' regular season home finale against rival Moline, United and Mercer County to square off in Aledo, BPCA expects to give unbeaten Knoxville a test, Monmouth-Roseville has a must-win game at Farmington for a shot at the playoffs.
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Jordan's Son Could Return to Illini
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Four months after he hung up his Air Jordans at Illinois, guard Jeff Jordan is talking to coaches about coming back.
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Stakes High for Monmouth College-St. Norbert Matchup
One team will be knocked from their perch as a conference unbeaten when Monmouth hosts St. Norbert Saturday at 1 p.m. at April Zorn Memorial Stadium.
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Local Sports Roundup --10/7/9
Galesburg girls golfers win regional title, Knoxville qualifies two for sectional round, CSC volleyball's struggles continue.
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Cardinals Fail to Take Advantage of Opportunities; Lose Game One of NLDS 5-3
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Randy Wolf and the Dodgers bullpen outpitched St. Louis ace Chris Carpenter, earning Los Angeles a 5-3 victory over St. Louis Wednesday night in an NL playoff opener full of missed chances for both teams.
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Lee Dominates as Phillies Take 1-0 Lead on Colorado in NLDS
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Cliff Lee's first postseason start was a gem and the Philadelphia Phillies are off and running in their defense of the World Series championship.
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Yankees Big Bats too Much for Minnesota in ALDS
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Yankees used a combination of long ball hitting and power pitching to take a 1-0 series lead with a 7-2 victory Wednesday night over the road-weary Minnesota Twins.
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Knox College Soccer Trio Among National Statistical Leaders
Knox College has three soccer athletes listed in NCAA National Ranking Summary, two on the women's squad and one member of the men's team.
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West Prairie Trail Conference Stands Out in AP High School Football Poll
POSTED 11:51am 10/7/9 The West Prairie Trail conference continues to have a strong presence in the weekly Associated Press high school football poll.
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Jets Acquire Browns' Wide Out Edwards
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Jets have reached an agreement with the Cleveland Browns to acquire troubled but talented wide receiver Braylon Edwards.
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NASCAR 2010 Start Times Discussed
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- NASCAR is expected to announce a move toward more consistent start times in 2010.
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Bowden to Continue Manning Seminoles' Sideline
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida State president T.K. Wetherell says coach Bobby Bowden's job is safe for now.
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Illini Not Planning Trickery with Benched Juice Williams
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- With Juice Williams starting at quarterback, Illinois coach Ron Zook has frequently lined up athletic backup QB Eddie McGee at receiver.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 10/6/9
Galesburg and Monmouth-Roseville win boys golf regionals, Quincy beats Streaks in Western Big Six volleyball, United remains perfect after win against Central, GHS girls tennis team loses to Moline.
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MLB Playoff Matchups Complete; Postseason Begins Wednesday
UNDATED (AP) -- It will be Cliff Lee pitching for the Philadelphia Phillies Wednesday afternoon against Colorado's Ubaldo Jimenez in Game 1 of the NL Division Series.
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Twins Win Thriller Against Detroit; Advance to MLB Playoffs
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Alexi Casilla's one-out single in the bottom of the 12th inning scored Carlos Gomez from second base and the Minnesota Twins beat Detroit 6-5 in the AL Central tiebreaker Tuesday night, completing a colossal collapse for the Tigers.
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Bulls Beat Jazz in London
LONDON (AP) -- James Johnson sank a fade-away jump shot from the baseline at the buzzer to give the Chicago Bulls a 102-101 win over the Utah Jazz in an NBA preseason game on Tuesday.
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Chicago 2016 Head Says Loss a 'Miscalculation'
CHICAGO (AP) -- The head of Chicago 2016 says there was nothing more the city could have done to improve its bid to host the 2016 Summer Games.
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MLB Approves Sale of Cubs to Ricketts Family
POSTED 4:05pm 10/6/09 CHICAGO (AP) -- Major League baseball owners have unanimously approved the sale of the Chicago Cubs from Tribune Co. to the Ricketts family.
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Spartans Looking to Build on Win Against Rival Michigan
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio talks about his team's biggest game. As always, it is the next one.
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Zook: McGee Has to Keep Emotions in Check Against MSU
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois football coach Ron Zook says quarterback Eddie Mcgee is an emotional player who's gotten better at controlling his emotions on the field.
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