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A-Town Playoff Eligible

After getting a 28 to 0 shutout win against Lewistown, the Abingdon-Avon Tornadoes got their fifth win to become playoff eligible. With only two weeks left in the high school football season, Head Coach Rick Quinn is stepping up their game to make a postseason run: “I think the one thing that we have been…
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Local High School and Junior High Sports Update for Oct. 15, 2019

Golf IHSA State finals berths were earned yesterday at boys and girls golf sectionals yesterday. The United Red Storm girls golf team was trying to earn one of those berths at the Class 1A Peru St. Bede sectional at Spring Creek Golf Course in Spring Valley. There are just two classes in girls high school…
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Sandburg Volleyball Jumps Into NJCAA Div. II Rankings at No. 18

GALESBURG — Fresh off a victory this weekend over a nationally rated opponent, the Carl Sandburg College volleyball team made its first appearance this season in the latest NJCAA Division II rankings, released Monday afternoon. The Chargers (25-8) came in at No. 18 in this week’s poll after being among others receiving votes last week.…
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Local High School and Junior High Sports Update for Oct. 14, 2019

Volleyball The United Red Storm volleyball team went (4-1) in their own invitational tournament on Saturday. The Red Storm won all four of their games in pool play, defeating Illini West, Abingdon-Avon, Canton and Southeastern all in straight sets. United then lost to Orion 21-10, 21-12 in the championship match. Orion is now (29-1) overall,…
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Knox College Football Drops MWC Matchup at Chicago

CHICAGO, Illinois—Knox football lost its first MWC South division game on Saturday afternoon 37-6 against the University of Chicago. Knox grabbed a quick first down to begin the game, but couldn’t convert on the drive. After a punt to the 19-yard line, the Prairie Fire forced a three-and-out playing tight against last week’s MWC player…
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NFL Connection Among Four Scots to be Inducted into Monmouth Hall of Fame

A member of the Denver Broncos, an academic All-American, a national rebounding champion, and a four-time all-conference selection comprise the field of former Fighting Scots to be inducted into the Monmouth College M Club Hall of Fame Saturday as part of the college’s Homecoming weekend festivities. Quarterback Mitch Tanney ’06, now the director of analytics…
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PCSN Week 7 Football Broadcast Schedule and Outlook

With Grinnell College canceling the rest of its season, including this week’s game against Monmouth College, due to a low number of healthy players available Just two football games on the PCSN this weekend!! Friday: On Sunny 97.7 WMOI, the Monmouth-Roseville Titans (2-4) host the Peru St. Bede Bruins (0-6) for Homecoming weekend. The Titans…
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Local High School and Junior High Sports Update for Oct. 11, 2019

Golf IHSA girls golf regionals took place around the state of Illinois yesterday. Some were held in not so good conditions with wind and rain falling. One of those tough places to play was Sugar Maple Golf Course in Geneseo where United and West Central were taking part. The United Red Storm will advance as…
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Area IHSA Volleyball Conference Standings Through Matches Played on Oct. 9, 2019

West Central Conference North Division 1 Quincy Notre Dame (21-0) *Clinched 1st (4-0) 2 Macomb (20-6) (1-0) 3 Monmouth-Roseville (16-10) (1-1) 4 Camp Point Central (9-8) (0-1) 5 West Hancock (4-15) (0-3) West Central Conference South Division 1 Mendon Unity (15-6) *Clinched 1st (4-0) 2 Liberty (13-9) (2-1) 3 Payson-Seymour (12-12) (1-1) 4 Western (6-16)…
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Local High School and Junior High Sports Update for Oct. 10, 2019

Volleyball The big match up in our listening area last night came from the Lincoln Trail Conference. The top two teams in the league faced off in Princeville. The United Red Storm took the trip to Princeville High School hoping to come home with first place all to themselves. It was the Princes, who entered…
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Bloomer Serves Up 4 Aces as CSC Volleyball Overpowers Lincoln JV

GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College volleyball team made quick work of Lincoln JV on Wednesday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium, overpowering the Lynx 25-7, 25-6, 25-14 in a match that took barely 45 minutes. A night after seeing a seven-game winning streak snapped, the Chargers (22-7) never trailed Lincoln and were tied just…
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Knox Women’s Soccer Claims Close Victory at Monmouth

MONMOUTH, Illinois – The Prairie Fire women’s soccer team defeated the Monmouth Fighting Scots this afternoon by a final score of 1-0. The exciting win over Knox’s arch-rival keeps them undefeated in conference play and provides bragging rights for the season. Knox began the game with their typical offensive prowess, with a shot by Alyx…
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