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Iowa Blanks Minnesota for 10th Win
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Freshman James Vandenberg threw for 117 yards, and 15th-ranked Iowa kept its hopes for a BCS bowl bid alive by beating Minnesota 12-0 Saturday afternoon.
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WIU Loses 10th Straight Game to End Season
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) -- Kyle Minett ran for 147 yards and two touchdowns Saturday as South Dakota State defeated Western Illinois 27-7.
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Ohio Holds Off Northern Illinois
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) -- Theo Scott threw three touchdown passes to lead Ohio to a 38-31 win over Northern Illinois on Saturday, keeping the Bobcats' Mid-American Conference title hopes alive.
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Last Second TD Lifts ISU Past Northern Iowa
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- Matt Lancaster's 8-yard touchdown pass to Eyad Salem with 1 second remaining Saturday lifted Illinois State to a 22-20 victory over Northern Iowa.
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Top-Ranked SIU Whips Southeast Missouri
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) -- Quarterback Paul McIntosh rushed for three touchdowns and threw for another to help Southern Illinois defeat Southeast Missouri 42-24 Saturday in a regular-season finale.
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St. Thomas Ends Monmouth College's Playoff Run Early
UPDATED 6:05 p-m 11/21/09 One of the best football seasons in Monmouth College history came grinding to a halt as visiting St. Thomas, ranked No. 10 in the nation, delivered key plays on special teams, used a punishing ground game to control the clock and posted a second-half shutout to defeat the Fighting Scots 43-21.
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Johnson Has Homestead Poll
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) -- Jimmie Johnson will start from the pole for the season-ending Sprint Cup race at Homestead-Miami Speedway Sunday as he looks to clinch his record fourth straight Cup title
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Bears' Wolfe Out for Season with Kidney Injury
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) _ The Chicago Bears placed backup running back Garrett Wolfe on injured reserve Friday, ending his season.
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Cardinals Impose Small Increase in Season Ticket Prices
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis Cardinals season ticket prices are increasing an average of 3 percent next year.
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White Sox Close to Deal with Veteran Vizquel
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox are closing in on a contract agreement with free agent shortstop Omar Vizquel.
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DePaul's Kelly Leads Blue Demons Over Northern Iowa
ST. THOMAS, Virgin Islands (AP) -- Jeremiah Kelly had a career-high 18 points and eight rebounds and DePaul closed with a 20-6 run to beat Northern Iowa 60-52 Friday in the first round of the Paradise Jam.
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Northern Illinois Drubs Tennessee State
DE KALB, Ill. (AP) -- Sean Kowal hit a double-double of 18 points and 10 rebounds to pace Northern Illinois to an 85-57 victory over Tennessee State.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 11/20/9
Knoxville, Ridgewood and Monmouth-Roseville girls basketball teams stay undefeated with wins Friday night in tournament play.
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Galesburg Bombs Away; Beats Metamora 88-66
Galesburg High School's girls basketball team showed why the up-and-down style of play can work Friday night against Metamora.
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Olympic Selects Eight from Monmouth-Roseville on All-Confernce Teams
POSTED 11:47 a-m, UPDATED 1:15 p-m 11/20/09 Four players each from the Monmouth-Roseville football and volleyball teams are named all-conference selections in the Olympic Conference.
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Possible Shootout in Monmouth College-St. Thomas First-Round Playoff Game
There could be plenty of fireworks when two teams that average more than 40 points per game meet at noon Saturday in the first round of the NCAA Division III playoffs at Monmouth's April Zorn Memorial Stadium.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 11/19/9
Ridgewood and Monmouth-Roseville still undefeated following victories in Woodhull Tournament, South Fulton and North Fulton win in Fulton County Tourney and Galesburg prepares for Metamora.
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Williams' Three TDs Lead Dolphins Past Panthers
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- He may be 32, but Ricky Williams is far from done. And even without Ronnie Brown, the once written-off Miami Dolphins are back in the playoff picture.
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Tennessee State Upends Eastern Illinois
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) -- Calvin McNairl threw for one touchdown and passed for another as Tennessee State stumped Eastern Illinois 21-10 Thursday night.
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Lakers Cut Down Chicago
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Pau Gasol had 24 points and 13 rebounds in his season debut and Kobe Bryant scored 21 points while passing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on the Lakers' career scoring chart in Los Angeles' 108-93 victory over the Chicago Bulls Thursday night.
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Blackhawks Hammer Flames in Playoff Rematch
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) -- Kris Versteeg scored two power-play goals in Chicago's five-goal second period to help the Blackhawks rout the Calgary Flames 7-1 Thursday night in a rematch of a first-round playoff series.
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Silver Streaks Boys Basketball Fundraiser Saturday at Pizza House
Fans of the Galesburg High School boys basketball program can meet the team during a fundraiser this weekend at a local business.
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Add Bass Fishing and Wrestling to KHS Extra-Curriculars
POSTED 11:48 a-m 11/19/09 The Knoxville School District's extra curricular offerings has increased by two, and one of them is a very unique offering.
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Wozencraft Earns Second-Team All-Midwest Conference for Prairie Fire
POSTED 11:29 a-m 11/19/09 Jeff Wozencraft has been named to the 2009-10 All-Midwest Conference Men's Soccer Second-Team.
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Monmouth College's Robinson Named All-MWC in Men's Soccer
POSTED 11:24 a-m 11/19/9 Monmouth College senior Owen Robinson picked up his second All-Midwest Conference selection in a vote of the league's coaches.
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Western Big Six Basketball Coaches Excited About 2009-10 Season
POSTED 10:57 a-m 11/19/09 The Western Big Six basketball coaches are making a few things clear: their teams will play hard this season, they like the players they have and Friday nights will be intense.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 11/18/9
Rowva wins Lady Cranberry Classic, Ridgewood and Monmouth-Roseville victorious in season-openers, CSC loses big to John Wood.
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WIU Earns First Win Over Truman State
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) -- Quenton Kirby scored 18 points Wednesday night as Western Illinois picked up its first victory, defeating Truman State 71-59.
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Simmons Coaches Evansville Past Former Team SIU-E in Lopsided Victory
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- James Haarsma scored a career-high 22 points Wednesday night to lead Evansville to a 76-46 victory over SIU-Edwardsville.
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Panthers' Rally Comes Up Short Against IUPUI
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) -- Leroy Nobles scored 24 points Wednesday night as IUPUI held off Eastern Illinois 69-66.
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