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Local Sports Scores -- 12/10/09
Galesburg Silver Streaks girls varsity basketball team remains winless in conference play.
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Galesburg High School's Meredith Named to Academic All State Team
POSTED 1:42 p-m 12/10/09 A Galesburg High School senior who excelled on the football field and in the classroom is receiving a prestigious honor.
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Galesburg Trying to Lose Annoying "Goose Egg" in Western Big Six
Galesburg High School's girls basketball team is in an unfamiliar place in the Western Big Six standings: last place.
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Iowa's Lickliter Hopes to be Back to Coaching Next Week
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa coach Todd Lickliter says doctors are optimistic he won't suffer any long-terms effects following surgery to repair a carotid artery.
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Augie Overpowered by Gonzaga
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Steven Gray scored 12 points as No. 21 Gonzaga overwhelmed Augustana of Illinois 79-40 Wednesday, rebounding from a tough loss to Wake Forest by pounding the Division III Vikings.
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WIU Trounces Culver-Stockton
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) _ David Nurse scored 18 points to lead Western Illinois in a 73-36 rout of Culver-Stockton Wednesday night.
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Knox, Monmouth College Men's Hoops Teams Looking for Offensive Spark
UPDATED 6:58 p-m 12/9/09 Poor shooting, and consequently a lack of scoring punch, have been the main problems both the Knox College and Monmouth College men's basketball teams are struggling to overcome in what's been a tough start to the season for both clubs.
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House Panel Passes College Football Playoff Bill
WASHINGTON (AP) _ A House subcommittee has approved legislation aimed at forcing college football to switch to a playoff system to determine a national champion.
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McCamey's Hot Shooting Helps Illini Bounce Vandy
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Demetri McCamey scored 23 points and had five assists to lead Illinois past Vanderbilt 79-68 Tuesday night at Assembly Hall.
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Northern Iowa Beats Struggling Iowa; First Win Over Hawks in Three Years
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) -- Kwadzo Ahelegbe scored 20 points as Northern Iowa beat Iowa 67-50 Tuesday night to push its winning streak to five games.
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Bradley Hires Cross as New Athletic Director
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) -- Bradley University has named a new athletics director.
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Bulls Lose to Lowly Nets
CHICAGO (AP) -- Brook Lopez scored 25 points and Devin Harris hit to the go-ahead basket with 14.9 seconds left Tuesday night as the New Jersey Nets got their second win of the season and first on the road, beating the Chicago Bulls 103-101.
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Gammons Leaving ESPN
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) _ Peter Gammons is leaving ESPN after the winter meetings.
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Johnson's Future in the Air; Decision Could be Made Soon
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Randy Johnson's agent says the Big Unit is still weighing his decision about whether to pitch again in 2010 or retire after 22 major league seasons.
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LaRussa on McGuire: "I think it's going to work"
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- St. Louis manager Tony La Russa is confident that Mark McGwire will work out fine as hitting coach for the Cardinals.
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Starting Pitcher Penny Inks Deal with Cardinals
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals have completed their deal for free-agent pitcher Brad Penny.
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Tiger Woods' Mother-in-Law Released from Florida Hosptial
OCOEE, Fla. (AP) -- Tiger Woods' mother-in-law has been released from an Orlando-area hospital after being treated for stomach pains.
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Teehan Signs 3-year Contract with ChiSox
CHICAGO (AP) -- Third baseman Mark Teahen has agreed to a $14 million, three-year deal with the Chicago White Sox and avoided arbitration.
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University of Iowa Taking 600 to Orange Bowl
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- The University of Iowa is planning to take about 600 people to Miami for next month's Orange Bowl between the Hawkeyes and Georgia Tech.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 12/7/9
POSTED 8:19 a-m 12/8/9 Knoxville, United and Monmouth-Roseville girls basketball teams post wins Monday night.
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Tiger Woods' Mother-in-Law Stable After 911 Call
WINDERMERE, Fla. (AP) -- Fire department medics have responded overnight to a 911 call in the same block as Tiger Woods' Orlando-area home.
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Rogers Leads Pack Past Baltimore
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Aaron Rodgers threw three touchdown passes, including two to tight end Jermichael Finley, and the Green Bay Packers beat the Baltimore Ravens 27-14 in a penalty-filled game Monday night.
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Bradley Loses Lead; Falls to Western Carolina
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) -- Jake Robinson scored 21 points and Western Carolina rallied from 10 points down in the second half Monday night to defeat Bradley 75-67.
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Sandberg to Manage Iowa Cubs Next Season
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs say Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg will manage Triple A Iowa next season.
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Herzog Wonders if McGuire Can Handle Cardinals Job
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Whitey Herzog wouldn't be surprised if Mark McGwire changed his mind and decided not to become the St. Louis Cardinals' batting coach.
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Whitey Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Former major league Manager Whitey Herzog and longtime umpire Doug Harvey have been elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Veterans Committee.
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Illini's Three Win Season Leaves Big Questions
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- If there's one thing Illinois can take from Saturday's season-ending shootout-gone-wrong at Memorial Stadium, it might be the final stats next to running back Mikel Leshoure's name.
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Outback Bowl: Northwestern vs. Auburn
UNDATED (AP) -- Northwestern and Auburn will meet for the first time, playing in the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida on New Year's Day.
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Alabama and Texas to Square Off in BCS Championship
UNDATED (AP) -- No. 1 Alabama will play No. 2 Texas in the BCS national championship game, a second straight Southeastern Conference vs. Big 12 matchup to decide the title.
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Rose Bowl: Ohio State vs. Oregon
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) -- Oregon and Ohio State will meet in the Rose Bowl in a traditional Big Ten-Pac-10 matchup on January 1st that has been set for several days.
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