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Local High School and Junior High Sports Update for Nov. 21, 2019

Basketball The Monmouth-Roseville Titan girls basketball team played their second pool play game of the Ridgewood Thanksgiving Tournament in Woodhull last night. The Titans took on the United Township junior varsity team and wasted no time putting this one to bed. Monmouth-Roseville led 29-2 after the first quarter and 48-8 at the half. The Titans…
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IHSA Football Semi-final Kickoff Times

Class 1A Boys Football Annawan-Wethersfield (12-0) vs. Lena-Winslow (12-0) Sat. 1:00 pm Moweaqua (Central A & M) (12-0) at Athens (10-2), Sat. 2:00 pm   Class 2A Boys Football Fieldcrest (12-0) at Sterling (Newman) (11-1), Sat. 1:00 pm Nashville (11-1) at Decatur (St. Teresa) (11-1), Sat. 1:00 pm   Class 3A Boys Football Byron (11-1)…
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Fighting Scots’ Bocchi is Two-Time MWC Swimming and Diving Performer of the Week

MONMOUTH, IL (11/19/2019) Make that two Midwest Conference Swimming and Diving Performer of the Week awards for Monmouth’s Preston Bocchi (Lakewood, Wash./Lakes). Bocchi earned the season’s first weekly league award and picked up another this week after four wins in Saturday’s dual meet team win at Illinois College. The junior opened and closed the meet…
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Knox Women’s Basketball Defeats Iowa Wesleyan, McCall Reaches 1,000 Points

GALESBURG, Illinois — The Knox Prairie Fire women’s basketball team defeated the Iowa Wesleyan University Tigers 92-50 on Wednesday night.  Knox began the first quarter well with a 4-0 lead off a big jumper from Kyra Huffman and two made free throws from NaKeva Mack. The Prairie Fire kept the lead almost all quarter only…
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Local High School and Junior High Sports Update for Nov. 20, 2019

Basketball The Monmouth-Roseville Titan girls basketball team got their season underway with a pool play game against Mercer County at the Ridgewood Thanksgiving Tournament in Woodhull. The Titans blew open a close game in the second quarter by outscoring the Golden Eagles 24-8 on their way to a 36-20 halftime lead. Monmouth-Roseville would go on…
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Monmouth College Women Dominant, Move to 4-0

MONMOUTH, IL – Monmouth’s offense and defense clicked in a 79-54 road win Tuesday night at Blackburn, holding the Beavers to their lowest output of the season to move to 4-0. The Scots raced out to a 24-6 first quarter on 7-of-16 shooting before heating up with an 11-of-19 performance in the second period. Monmouth…
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The WMOI/WRAM High School Athletes of the Week for the week ending Nov 17th, 2019

Here’s the WMOI/WRAM Athletes of the Week for the week ending Nov. 17th, 2019: The Monmouth-Roseville Titan Athlete of the Week is senior football player, Jakob Thomas. Jakob finished his final year of high school football with a dominating year on defense. He was the leading tackler for the Titans with 70 stops, with 47…
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MLB Proposal Would Eliminate 42 Minor League Teams

All three of the Quad Cities’ area baseball teams are promising to fight to stay in the minor leagues. The Quad Cities River Bandits, the Clinton LumberKings, and the Burlington Bees are all included on a list of teams that may be dropped from the minor league system. Major League Baseball is considering a plan…
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Local High School and Junior High Sports Update for Nov. 19, 2019

Basketball The United Red Storm are in Woodhull this week for the Ridgewood Thankgiving tourney. The Red Storm fall to the Rockridge Rockets 32-21. Jennifer Shimmin led United with five points, while Karragan Sperry had four points. Also in Woodhull, the Orion Chargers defeated Galva 48-41 and it was Mercer County beating Ridgewood 56-44. The…
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Sandburg Men’s Basketball Gets Votes for 2nd Straight Week in NJCAA Rankings

GALESBURG — For the second week in a row, the undefeated Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team was among others receiving votes in the latest NJCAA Division II rankings, released Monday afternoon. The Chargers (5-0) were one of eight teams outside of the top 20 that received votes. Sandburg finished with five points in this…
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Coach of the Year, MVP Awards Among All-Conference Honors for Monmouth College Football

A league championship and NCAA berth has earned 14 members of Monmouth College’s football team All-Midwest Conference honors, including MVP and Coach of the Year honors. Head coach Chad Braun picked up the South Division Coach of the Year honors for the fifth time in his five-year head coaching career. With the hashtag #FindAWay, Braun…
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MC Wins Third MWC Title in Five Years

MONMOUTH, IL (11/16/2019) Nov. 16 – football – Midwest Conference Championship Game – St. Norbert College at Monmouth College SNC 7 MC 10 Trailing 7-3 with 55 seconds and no timeouts left in the fourth quarter, freshman quarterback Carter Boyer came off the bench to direct a five-play, 89-yard drive for the Scots’ third Midwest…
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