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WIU Leatherneck Football Picked to Finish Sixth in Tough MVFC But Nationally ranked 19th

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – In a vote by the Missouri Valley Football Coaches, sports information directors and selected media members, Western Illinois was picked to finish sixth according to the preseason poll. The MVFC released the preseason poll on Tuesday (July 25), right before the start of the two-day coaches teleconference Media Day.The Leathernecks, ranked No.…
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Macomb's Own Brett Taylor among Six WIU Football Players Named Preseason All-MVFC

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Six members of the Western Illinois football team were voted to the All-Missouri Valley Football Conference preseason team. The conference office announced the preseason selections on Monday (July 24), as voted on by the head coaches, sports information directors and selected media. The MVFC preseason poll is scheduled to be announced on…
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7 tennis Monmouth College Fighting Scots earn national academic honors

MONMOUTH, Ill. – The Monmouth College tennis program broke new ground last season as half of Brian Jordan’s roster earned the highest academic honor awarded by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA).      Seven Fighting Scots – four women and three men, both record numbers for each program – earned ITA Scholar-Athlete status for academic…
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79th Annual Warren County Area Old-Timer's Fastpitch Softball game scheduled for August 13th, 2017

The 79th Annual Warren County Area Old-Timer’s Fastpitch softball game will be played on Sunday, August 13, 2017 at Monmouth Park in Monmouth. The Old-Timer’s game will begin at 5:00 and will be preceeded by the opening ceremonies at 4:30. The opening ceremonies include the flag representation, memorial remembrances, Old-Timer of the Year presentation and…
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Galesburg High School announces date for fall sports preseason meeting

Galesburg High School will be conducting a fall preseason meeting for any individual, and their parents, who are participating in a sport in the 2017-2018 Fall season. This meeting will discuss district policies, code of conduct rules and other items, as well as go through all paperwork that parents and participants need to complete prior…
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Monmouth College volleyball team nets national academic award

MONMOUTH, Ill. – After a one-year hiatus, the Monmouth College volleyball team has returned to the nation’s elite academic teams. The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) was announced this week the Fighting Scots earned the Team Academic Award for excellence in the classroom during the 2016 campaign.      Kari Shimmin’s squad has earned the…
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Katy Schmitt wins 2017 Galesburg Women's All-City Golf Tournament on final hole

Katy Schmitt won the 2017 Galesburg Women’s All-City Golf Tournament on Friday at Lake Bracken Country Club. She started the day tied with Jordan Koehler. After the first nine holes on Friday, the two were tied heading to the back-nine. It took a chip-in to within eight inches and a tap-in par on hole 18…
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OSF Holy Family offering sports physicals for $10

OSF Holy Family Healthcare is offering sports physicals for just $10 for all area athletes on Thursday. No appointments are needed as it is walk-in only. Pre-Concussion Baseline Screening using the ImPACT™ Computerized System will be available at no extra cost. Athletes MUST bring an IHSA Form completed and signed by a parent/guardian. You can…
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Local American Legion Baseball Division Tournament Update for July 24, 2017

American Legion baseball Junior and Senior Third Division baseball tournaments wrapped up over the weekend. Going into their loser’s bracket semi-final game on Friday in Farmington, Monmouth Junior Legion Post 136 had garnered two victories after losing their opening round game to Oneida. They took on Oneida Post 727 once again, and once again fell,…
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Warren County YMCA Adult Sports Results and Standings as of 7-21-17

2017 WARREN COUNTY YMCA Adult 5 Man Summer Basketball League Played Tuesday Nights  Standings and Results as of 7-18-17 1. B-Town               7-1 2. Clover Leaf        7-2 3. Who Cares        5-3 4. Ask Ya Mama    3-4 5. Go Squad          2-4 6. YEM Choppers 2-6 7. Red Power        1-6 Clover Leaf over Yem Choppers    86-76  Patrick Lewis…
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