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Local High School and Junior High Sports Update for Sept. 17, 2020

Tennis The Galesburg Silver Streak girls tennis team lost to Quincy 7-2. The Streaks picked up a couple of doubles wins. Camryn Anderson and Gwendolyn Allison won at #1 doubles and Kaidence Wilson and Sariah Simmons was victorious at #3 doubles. Cross Country The Galesburg boys and girls cross country teams hosted Alleman at Lake…
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White Sox Clinch First Playoff Berth Since 2008

The Chicago White Sox are headed to the postseason for the first time in more than a decade. Chicago (33-17) has won 11 of their last 13 games overall and have the best record in the American League. The Sox clinched a playoff spot, for the first time since 2008, with Thursday’s 4-3 win over…
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Chicago Bears Entertain Giants Sunday

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Bears came into the season determined toshow they’re more like the team that won the NFC North in 2018 thanthe one that missed the playoffs a year ago. A narrow escape last week wasn’t exactly a strong openingstatement. Maybe now, they’ll start making a convincing case. The Bears aim to win…
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Local High School and Junior High Sports Update for Sept. 16, 2020

Cross Country The United Red Storm boys and girls cross country teams ran at ROWVA High School last night in a dual meet against Mid County. United won the girls side 26-29. The Red Storm got a 1st and 2nd place finish individually by Bridget Brokaw and Mikaela Robinson. Luci Kane also placed 4th for…
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2020 Junior High Softball Regional Assignments/Schedule

The IESA has released its brackets for softball regional tournaments. Here are the schedules for our listening area teams.
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2020 Junior High Baseball Regional Assignments/Schedule

The IESA has released its brackets for baseball regional tournaments. Here are the schedules for our listening area teams.
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Gov. JB Pritzker Not Backing Down to Pressure on Youth Sports

Despite requests, rallies and rumblings, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker says it’s just not safe to play contact sports like football right now. Rush University Medical Center Infectious Disease Specialist Michael Lin agrees, and says it’s not just game time that’s a concern. “While a contact sport itself provides an easy way on the field for…
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Mental Health Professionals Share Tips for Well-Being with Monmouth College Student-Athletes

MONMOUTH, IL – A year ago, Dr. Frank Clark ’02, spoke to a large gathering of Monmouth College student-athletes, urging them to take as much interest in their mental health as they do in their physical well-being. Fast forward to this September, and his message has even more significance with the impact of COVID-19. Clark…
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Local High School and Junior High Sports Update for Sept. 15, 2020

Golf The United Red Storm boys golf team beat Monmouth-Roseville and Knoxville in a very competetive meet at Gibson Woods Golf Course. The Red Storm and Knoxville tied at 182, with Monmouth-Roseville just behind at 184. The Red Storm were declared the winner over Knoxville via a 5th-man tie breaker. Knoxville had the low individual…
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United Boys Golf Coach Jeff Neal Excited About His Team’s Start to the Season

New head coach Jeff Neal didn’t know what to expect heading into his first season of coaching high school golf but whatever his expectations were, his squad has certainly surpassed those expectations. Prior to the Monmouth-Roseville Invitational on Monday at Gibson Woods, the Red Storm boys began the season with seven straight wins in dual…
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Big Ten changes course, aims for October start to football

Big Ten is going to give fall football a shot after all. Less than five weeks after pushing football and other fall sportsto spring in the name of player safety during the pandemic, theconference changed course Wednesday and said it plans to begin itsseason the weekend of Oct. 24. Each team will have an eight-gameschedule.…
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Macomb Boys Golf Coach Duncan Thinks IHSA State Finals Still Possible

Following their regularly scheduled board meeting yesterday, the IHSA eased their restrictions on the winter, spring and summer season game limits. The initial Return to Activities guidelines back in July established the limitations of two contests per week but the IHSA will now revert to their normal season game limitations as dictated by IHSA by-laws.…
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