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Cutler to Start for Bears
CHICAGO (AP) -- Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is starting Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings after missing a game because of a concussion.
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GHS Basketball Scores from Saturday 11/24
Scores from the GHS Thanksgiving Tournament.
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Local Sports Roundup 11/24/12
Scores from Friday's action, and what you can hear Saturday on WGIL.
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Mercer County Wins 2A Football Title
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Mercer County's Devin Morford returned a fumble 95 yards as the Golden Eagles took advantage of six Althoff Catholic turnovers for a 14-7 victory in the IHSA Class 2A state football championship on Friday.
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Rochester Defeats Alleman for 4A Title
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Quarterback Austin Green ran for 130 yards and threw for 172 more in leading Rochester to a 43-18 victory over Rock Island Alleman for the IHSA Class 4A football championship.
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Ex-Boxer Dies After Shot Fired
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- The director of the Centro Medico trauma center in Puerto Rico says boxer Hector `Macho' Camacho has died after being taken off life support.
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Cardinals' Freese Unhurt in Accident
WILDWOOD, Mo. (AP) -- St. Louis Cardinals third baseman David Freese is OK after crashing his SUV while trying to avoid a deer.
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Illini Ride Hot Shooting to Undefeated Start
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois coach John Groce had a handful of questions about his team when it traveled to Hawaii for the EA Sports Maui Invitational.
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Status of Cutler Remains Uncertain
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The status of Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler going into the weekend remains uncertain because of a concussion, although coach Lovie Smith said Friday he is optimistic about Cutler's return.
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EIU, ISU Ready for Football Playoffs
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois' disappointing season may have college football fans in central Illinois ready to move on to basketball but two of the state's smaller universities will are heading into the post season.
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NIU Rolls to Win Against EMU
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) -- Akeem Daniels scored a career-best four touchdowns and No. 24 Northern Illinois ended its regular season with its 11th straight victory, 49-7 against Eastern Michigan on a cold and snowy Saturday.
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ISU Beats UAB
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas (AP) -- Bryant Allen scored 30 points on 9-of-15 shooting which included six made 3-pointers and the Illinois State defense forced 27 turnovers to stay perfect on the season and prevail 77-65 over UAB on Friday night.
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Somber Vigil For 'Macho' Camacho in Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP)--Family and friends of Hector `Macho' Camacho are keeping a somber vigil at the hospital in Puerto Rico where he remains on life support.
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Northwestern Looks To Secure Quality Bowl
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP)--In line for a quality bowl, Northwestern also realizes it can't look too far ahead.
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Well's Return May Strengthen Rams' Line Elsewhere
ST. LOUIS (AP)--Center Scott Wells' return after breaking his foot in the season opener figures to strengthen the St. Louis Rams' offensive line at two spots.
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Local Sports 11/22/12
In local high school boys basketball last night, the Streaks won their season opener 57-23 over East Peoria at John Thiel Gymnasium.
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Bulls fall to Rockets
HOUSTON (AP) -- James Harden scored 28 points and the Houston Rockets snapped a three-game losing streak with a 93-89 victory over the Chicago Bulls last night.
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Illini Win Maui Title
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) -- Brandon Paul scored 20 points to lead Illinois to the Maui Invitational title last night.
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Local Sports 11/21/12
Here's a look at today's sports schedule.
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White Sox Sing Outfielder Wise to 1-year contract
CHICAGO (AP)--The Chicago White Sox have agreed to a one-year, $700,000 contract with veteran outfielder Dwayne Wise.
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Illinois Beats Chaminade 84-61 in Maui
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP)--Joseph Bertrand had a season-high 14 points as Illinois beat Division II Chaminade 84-61 on Tuesday night to advance to the final of the Maui Invitational.
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Local Sports 11/20/12
Final scores from Monday's games.
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Hendrickson Out as WIU Football Coach
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) -- Western Illinois says football coach Mark Hendrickson will not return next season.
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Rutgers to Announce Joining Big 10
NEW YORK (AP) -- Rutgers is announcing that it will join the Big Ten at an afternoon news conference Tuesday on its campus in Piscataway, N.J.
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Illini Routs USC @ Maui Invitational
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) -- Brandon Paul scored 26 points and Illinois used a hot first half to ride to an easy 94-64 win over USC Monday night at the Maui Invitational.
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49ers Whip Bears
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Colin Kaepernick passed for 243 yards and two touchdowns in his first career start in place of the injured Alex Smith, and the San Francisco 49ers whipped the Chicago Bears 32-7 on Monday night in a highly touted NFC showdown that hardly lived up to the hype.
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Cubs Agree to 1-Year Deal With RHP Camp
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs and veteran right-hander Shawn Camp have agreed to a one-year contract.
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Illini Look to Control Big Plays, End Losing Skids
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- It's tough to narrow the list of problems plaguing Illinois to just one ahead of Saturday's matchup with Northwestern.
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Colter, Mark Expected to Play for Northwestern
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) -- Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald says he expects quarterback Kain Colter and running back Venric Mark to play this week against Illinois.
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Rams to Activate Center Scott Wells This Week
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Rams will activate center Scott Wells, out since the opener with a broken bone in his left foot, with hopes of having him in the lineup this week at Arizona.
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