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Football Scores - 11/7/9
UPDATED 6:09 p-m 11/7/9 United and South Fulton advance to the state quarterfinals, Knoxville comes up short against Orion, Monmouth College runs the table.
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Sports Roundup - 11/6/9
Second-round high school football games highlight Saturday's sports schedule, Monmouth and Knox Colleges renew long-time rivalry on the gridiron, local boys and girls cross country teams participate in IHSA Class 1A and 2A meets.
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Abingdon Places Two on Prairieland Volleyball All-Conference Team
POSTED 10:40 a-m 11/6/9 Two senior members of the Abingdon High School volleyball team earned all-conference recognition.
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Five Area High School Football Teams Have Sights Set on "Elite Eight"
POSTED 10:04 a-m The Knoxville and United football teams will be fighting for a spot in the state quarterfinals a little more than 24 hours from now.
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Local Sports Roundup - 11/5/9
Monmouth-Roseville volleyball team loses in Chillicothe Sectional championship, CSC men's basketball team wins at Clinton, Monmouth College drops exhibition game at WIU.
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Iowa Not Taking Northwestern Lightly
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Much of the buzz surrounding No. 8 Iowa has been about whether the Hawkeyes can be considered national title contenders when they keep sneaking past everyone.
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Illini, Gophers Sort Out Puzzles On Field
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The supposedly high-performance offenses at Illinois and Minnesota spent most of the first seven weeks of the season struggling to get going.
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NIU Blasts Eastern Michigan for Third Straight Win
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) -- Tommy Davis returned the opening kickoff 86 yards for a touchdown, and Chad Spann ran for a career-high 174 yards and two scores to help Northern Illinois rout winless Eastern Michigan 50-6 Thursday night.
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Blackhawks' Offensive Woes Continue Against Phoenix
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Peter Mueller scored his first goal of the season and Martin Hanzal added a goal and an assist as the Phoenix Coyotes beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-1 Thursday night.
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Bulls Contain LeBron; Win at Cleveland
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Luol Deng scored 15 points and helped stop LeBron James on a drive in the final seconds as the Chicago Bulls ended Cleveland's three-game winning streak with an 86-85 win over the Cavaliers Thursday night.
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Eastern Illinois Mourning Death of Coach
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) -- An assistant women's basketball coach at Eastern Illinois University has died.
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Monmoth College Men's Basketball Team to Test WIU in Exhibition Game
POSTED 10:13 a-m 11/5/9 Monmouth College's men's basketball team gets a chance that doesn't come around too often Thursday night: go up against a Division I team.
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Fighting Scots Excited for Bronze Turkey Game Against Knox
There will be more at stake for Monmouth College than the traveling Bronze Turkey trophy when the Fighting Scots travel to Knox for a 1 p.m. kickoff Saturday.
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Local Sports Roundup - 11/4/9
Carl Sandburg College women's basketball team wins season opener on the road, Charger volleyball team's season ends in Region IV tourney.
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Phillies Unable to Repeat As MLB Champs
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Philadelphia Phillies continued a 33-year streak of National League champions who could not repeat as World Series champions.
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Matsui's Big Night Helps Yankees Win 27th World Series
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Japanese import helped the New York Yankees drive to the top of the baseball world once again with their 27th World Series title.
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Illinois Goes for Second Straight Win at Minnesota
The Illinois football team hopes its convincing win against Michigan last week carries over into this weekend's game at Minnesota.
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Minnesota DB Will Play Against Illinois Following Arrest
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minnesota defensive back Michael Carter will be allowed to play against Illinois despite his arrest this week outside a campus pizza parlor.
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Iowa's Stanzi Just Wins
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa quarterback Ricky Stanzi's inconsistent play was on full display against Indiana last week.
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IVC Standing in the Way of M-R Trip to Supersectional
POSTED 11:33 a-m 11/4/9 Monmouth-Roseville has its eye on a trip to the supersectional round, but for that to happen the Titans will need to win their most important match of the season first.
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"Meet the Streaks" November 12th and 14th
POSTED 11:16 a-m 11/4/9 Galesburg High School basketball fans can get their first look at the teams at the annual "Meet the Streaks" nights next week.
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LeShoure Emerging as Answer at Running Back for Fighting Illini
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Three months ago, Illinois running back Mikel LeShoure was sitting out the Illini's home opener against Illinois State. He was forced to the bench for an unspecified violation of team rules.
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Young CSC Women's Basketball Team Begins New Season Wednesday Night
POSTED 10:21 a-m 11/4/9 The Carl Sandburg College women's basketball team takes to the hardwood Wednesday night to open the 2009-10 season.
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Anderson, George A.
George A. "Snuffo" Anderson, 63, of 798 E. Fourth St., Galesburg, died at 4:10 p.m. Monday, November 2, 2009 at home.
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Martinez Gets Another Shot Against Rival Yankees; Pettite Goes for 18th Postseason Victory
NEW YORK (AP) -- Andy Pettitte has won a record 17 postseason games since reaching the majors in 1995, with three victories coming this year.
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NCAA Division II LeMoyne Shocks Syracuse
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- Christopher Johnson scored 17 of his 22 points in the second half, including a 3-pointer with 8.3 seconds remaining, and Division II Le Moyne stunned Syracuse 82-79 in an exhibition game Tuesday night.
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Local Sports Roundup - 11/3/9
Monmouth-Roseville volleyball team advances to sectional final, United's season ends, CSC men's basketball team falls in season opener.
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Bulls Storm Back to Beat Milwaukee
CHICAGO (AP) _ Luol Deng scored 24 points while grabbing a career-high 20 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls rallied from 18 down to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 83-81 Tuesday night.
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United Lands Three on LTC First-Team All-Conference Volleyball Team
POSTED 9:45 a-m 11/3/09 Three United volleyball players have earned first-team All-Lincoln Trail Conference honors.
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Rams Coach Not Satisfied After First Win
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- As Steven Jackson rambled into the end zone for the go-ahead touchdown with 1:38 to go, St. Louis Rams coach Steve Spagnuolo felt no sense of elation.
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