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Local High School and Junior High Sports Update for Jan. 27, 2020

Basketball Championship day of the Lincoln Trail Conference girls basketball tournament took place at Alwood High School in Woodhull on Saturday. The day started with United playing Galva for 9th place. This was the 3rd meeting between the two clubs this season, with United winning the first two. This time around, Galva gets the W,…
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More Lifetime Marks Fall for Scots’ Track at Large Invite

Competing at the 16-team St. Ambrose Track and Field Invitational Saturday afternoon, Monmouth College turned in more career marks as the men’s team placed fourth and the women sixth. The women’s 60-meter dash again saw personal-bests fall in the prelims and finals. Cindy Ladner bettered her own PR from last week with an 8.09 in…
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Bailey to Step Down From AD, Coaching Positions at Sandburg, Move to Academic Advising Role

Carl Sandburg College athletic director, women’s basketball coach and women’s golf coach Mike Bailey has decided to step down from his administrative and coaching positions and will move into an academic advising role, beginning March 1. Bailey will finish the 2019-20 women’s basketball season with the Chargers before transitioning to his new position at Sandburg,…
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Scots’ Men Trim Foresters, Win Seventh Straight

Jan. 25 – men’s basketball – Lake Forest College at Monmouth College LFC 76MC 86 Box Score https://monmouthscots.com/sports/mens-basketball/stats/2019-20/lake-forest-college/boxscore/5840 Monmouth hit over 60 percent of their shots from the Glennie Gym floor Saturday to shade Lake Forest 86-76. The Scots built a 41-31 first half lead but had to hold off a Foresters surge in the second…
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Scots’ Women Lead Wire-to-Wire, Chops Down Lake Forest

Jan. 25 – women’s basketball – Lake Forest College at Monmouth College LFC 51MC 76 Box Score https://monmouthscots.com/sports/womens-basketball/stats/2019-20/lake-forest-college/boxscore/5912 Monmouth scored early and often in Saturday’s 76-51 win over Lake Forest at Glennie Gym to pull within a game of first place in the Midwest Conference. Carley Turnbull opened the game for the Scots burying a 3-pointer…
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Local High School and Junior High Sports Update for Jan. 24, 2020

Basketball The Monmouth-Roseville Titan girls basketball team broke a 4-game losing streak on Wednesday night with a win over Abingdon-Avon and were looking to start a new multi-game streak last night with a trip to Augusta to play perennial power Camp Point Central/Southeastern. The Titans ran their new streak to two wins in a row…
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Sandburg Men Pull Away From Black Hawk for 3rd Straight Win

Aaron Frey, PR Specialist, 309.341.5301 afrey@sandburg.edu GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team used a tiebreaking run midway through the second half to defeat Black Hawk 75-66 on Thursday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium for its third straight Arrowhead Conference victory. Sandburg (17-6, 3-2) led 49-37 four minutes into the second half…
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Sandburg Women Top Black Hawk, Move Into Tie for 1st in Conference

Aaron Frey, PR Specialist, 309.341.5301 afrey@sandburg.edu GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team moved into a tie atop the Arrowhead Conference after holding off a furious Black Hawk rally for an 80-74 victory Thursday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium. The Chargers (10-12, 3-1) won their third straight game to pull into a…
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M-R Girls Looking to Bounce Back

After four straight losses, The Monmouth-Roseville Titans girls basketball time are learning from their mistakes and are looking to bounce back. Head Coach Scott Weber says the team needs be more consistent: “There’s times where we’ve been very, very good; but there are other times where we’ve been really bad, like I’m going to throw…
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Local High School and Junior High Sports Update for Jan. 22, 2020

Basketball The Monmouth-Roseville Titan boys hosted the Sherrard Tigers in a non-conference match up. It was a close game all the way through three quarters before the Titans broke the game open with a big final period. The Tigers only trailed 44-41 heading into the last quarter but were outscored 24-15. Monmouth-Roseville gets their 3rd…
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Scots Men’s and Women’s Basketball Remain in 2nd Place with Victories; Skrivseth Gets 100th

Monmouth College Men Todd Skrivseth‘s 100th career win couldn’t have come in a more dramatic fashion than Tuesday night’s 90-87 overtime win at Illinois College that was 13 lead changes and 13 ties. Facing the team coached by Steve Schweer, the first assistant Skrivseth hired at Monmouth nine years ago, the Scots trailed 75-72 with…
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CSC Basketball Sweep Illinois Valley

CSC Men Oglesby, IL-Carter Fayhee (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to force overtime and the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team erupted in the second extra session for a 91-75 double-overtime win at Illinois Valley on Tuesday night. Fayhee beat the second-half buzzer to tie the game at 64, and he went on to…
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