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Scots to Host St. Thomas in 1st Round
For the second consecutive year, the Monmouth College football team will be at home for their first round game of the NCAA Division III playoffs.
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Monmouth College Men's Basketball Team Loses Season Opener
The Fighting Scots gave Division II Minnesota State-Mankato a run for much of the game, but a late run by the Mavericks dealt Monmouth 90-57 season-opening loss.
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Local Sports Roundup - 11/14/09
The football season ends for United, South Fulton, Orion, and Annawan-Wethersfield; GHS misses out on a sectional swimming title while sending one individually to state.
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Illini Makes Northwestern Bowl-Eligible
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Mike Kafka threw for 305 yards and a touchdown and ran for another score and Sherrick McManis made a last-minute interception to preserve Northwestern's 21-16 win Saturday over Illinois.
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#15 Iowa Sends #10 Ohio State to Rose Bowl
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Back-up kicker Devin Barclay kicked a 39-yard field goal in overtime to give No. 10 Ohio State a 27-24 victory over No. 15 Iowa and send the Buckeyes to the Rose Bowl for the first time in 13 years.
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UNI Downs WIU in Football
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) -- Pat Grace threw for 213 yards and three touchdowns as Northern Iowa beat Western Illinois 34-0 Saturday night.
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Youngstown State Defeats ISU in Football
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) -- Brandon Summers threw two touchdowns and Kevin Smith rushed for another score as Youngstown State beat Illinois State 30-18 on Saturday.
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SIU Wins MVC Football Championship
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) -- Southern Illinois defeated Missouri State 44-24 to claim the outright Missouri Valley Football Conference Championship.
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Monmouth College Swimmers 2-3 at Own Invite
Buoyed by five firsts, the Monmouth men placed second at their own Monmouth Invitational Saturday at the Pepper Natatorium.
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Local Sports Roundup - 11/13/09
Fighting Illini Basketball gets a victory, while area high school football teams continue on in the playoffs. Plus, "Meet the Streaks" is Saturday night.
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Bears' Cutler, Harris Fined For Conduct in Arizona Game
CHICAGO (AP) -- A bad season for the Chicago Bears just got worse.
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Arizona State Routs Western Illinois
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- Starters Jamelle McMillan scored 12 points and Rihards Kuksiks and Derek Glasser added 10 apiece to help Arizona State to a decisive 87-35 victory against overmatched Western Illinois in a season opener Friday night.
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BYU Defeats Bradley
PROVO, Utah (AP) -- Jimmer Fredette scored a game-high 25 points to lead BYU past Bradley 70-60 Friday night in the first game of the season for both teams.
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Nash Helps Northwestern Down Northern Illinois
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) -- Jeremy Nash scored 20 points to lead Northwestern past Northern Illinois 77-55 Friday night in the season opener for both teams.
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Maple Leafs Beat Blackhawks
CHICAGO (AP) -- Patrick Kane got Chicago started with an early unassisted goal, and the Blackhawks held on after building a three-goal lead to beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 Friday night for their third straight win.
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"Super Pass" Available for Galesburg Thanksgiving Tournaments
With the return of the boys Thanksgiving Tournament, the Galesburg High School athletic department is offering a bargain to both boys and girls basketball fans.
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Orion Tip-Off Classic Begins November 23rd
POSTED 2:27 p-m 11/13/09 Another of the many Thanksgiving Tournaments to kick off the 2009-10 high school boys basketball season is being held in Orion.
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Spoon River Tip-Off Classic Thanksgiving Boys Basketball Tournament Schedule Released
POSTED 2:10 p-m Boys basketball fans in the area wanting to see a lot of games over the Thanksgiving holiday will get their chance at two locations playing host to the Spoon River Tip-Off Classic.
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Fulton County Girls Basketball Tournament Begins Monday
POSTED 2:03 p-m 11/13/09 The first girls basketball tournament of the 2009-10 season in the area begins Monday in Fulton County.
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Cutler Reacts After Bears Debacle Against Niners
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Jay Cutler says the Chicago Bears offense has to apologize to the defense after Thursday night's 10-6 loss to the San Francisco 49ers.
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Monmouth College Football Team Playing Waiting Game
POSTED 8:47 a-m 11/13/09 The Monmouth College football team knows the drill - wait to find out who its first-round playoff opponent will be.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 11/12/9
The IHSA volleyball finals begin Friday with Quincy among the Class 4A teams, area football teams prep for third-round games Saturday afternoon, Knoxville and Lombard split junior high boys basketball games.
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Illinois to Face Touch Northwestern "D"
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois and Northwestern meet Saturday in Champaign with the Wildcats looking for a bowl invite and the Illini wanting to extend a modest winning streak.
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Northern Illinois Beats Ball State for Fourth Straight Win
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) -- Quarterback Chandler Harnish threw a touchdown pass in his first appearance in nearly a month as Northern Illinois topped Ball State Thursday night.
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Bears Awful in San Francisco; Lose 10-6
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Frank Gore ran for 104 yards and a touchdown, Jay Cutler threw a career-high five interceptions, with his last coming in the end zone on the game's final play, as the San Francisco 49ers snapped a four-game losing streak by beating the Chicago Bears 10-6 Thursday night.
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Singletary Not Focused on Facing Former Team
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Mike Singletary became a Hall of Fame linebacker with the Chicago Bears during a 12-year career spent all with the same club.
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Abingdon A-D Whiteman, Football Coach Larson Resign
POSTED 4:02 a-m 11/12/09 The Abingdon School District's athletic director and head football coach have resigned from their positions.
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Boxer Tyson Detained After Airport Scuffle
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Officials say Mike Tyson has been released from a Los Angeles police station after being booked on suspicion of battery for allegedly hitting a photographer at Los Angeles International Airport.
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Sharp's Shooutout Goal Lifts Blackhawks Over Avs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Patrick Sharp scored in the third shootout round Wednesday night, lifting the Chicago Blackhawks to a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche, the third straight game between the teams decided in a tiebreaker.
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Time of Bears/Vikings Game Changed
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Bears-Vikings game November 29th has been moved to a later time slot.
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