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Knox College to Induct 31st Hall of Fame Class

GALESBURG, Illinois—A two-sport star, a basketball standout, an all-time coach, and one of the best soccer teams in school history are the newest members of the Knox-Lombard Athletic Hall of Fame. David Ladner ’69, Kyle Anderson ’93, Frank Adams, and the 1978 Men’s Soccer Team will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on Friday,…
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The Western Big Six Conference Has Released Its All-Conference Football, Volleyball and Boys Soccer Teams

WESTERN BIG 6 FOOTBALL 2017 ALL CONFERENCE TEAM FIRST TEAM OFFENSE – BACKS & RECEIVERS Name Year Height Weight School Sam Mattecheck Junior 6′ 165 Alleman Kobe Ramirez Junior 5’10” 185 Galesburg Jacob Carl Senior 6’5” 230 Galesburg Jirehl Brock Junior 6’0” 195 Quincy Ben Ellis Senior 6’3” 205 Rock Island Neicko Williams Senior 6’1”…
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Local High School and Junior High Sports Update for Oct. 26th, 2017

Volleyball IHSA Volleyball Regional Championship games will be played around our area this evening. Let’s take a look at who will by playing in them. Starting in Class 1A at the Wethersfield final in Kewanee, the (34-0) Wethersfield Flying Geese take on their Lincoln Trail Conference rivals, the (14-17) Annawan Bravettes. Also in 1A at…
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Monmouth College and Lake Forest Meet For MWC South Division Lead At Stake

MONMOUTH, Ill. – With just two divisional games remaining, sole possession of the lead in the Midwest Conference South Division hangs in the balance Saturday when Monmouth College (6-1, 3-0) – the defending league champions – travels to Lake Forest College (7-0, 3-1) for a 1 p.m. kickoff. Both teams are coming off blowout wins…
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Your WMOI/WRAM/WAIK Area Athletes of the Week for the week ending Oct. 24th, 2017

Here’s your local high school Athletes of the Week for the week ending Oct. 24th, 2017: Your Monmouth-Roseville Titan Athlete of the Week is senior soccer player, Kyaw Thang. Kyaw has scored 20 goals this season but none were more important than his goal in the sectional finals. His overtime goal with just over 3…
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Local High School and Junior High Sports Update for Oct. 25th, 2017

Soccer The Monmouth-Roseville Titan boys soccer program had already reached heights it had never achieved with an appearance in the super sectionals last night in East Peoria. Now they have stretched those boundaries even further as they will play in the state finals this weekend. Monmouth-Roseville defeated Urbana U-High 5-2 in the supers at the…
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Monmouth College Fighting Scots Swimmer Preston Bocchi Honored By MWC

MONMOUTH, Ill. – Freshman Preston Bocchi (Lakewood, Wash./Lakes) made quite a splash in his Monmouth College debut and earned the seasons’ first Midwest Conference Performer of the Week honor. Bocchi made an immediate impact for Monmouth in their season-opener, winning three of his races while turning in one school record and two honor roll times.…
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Carl Sandburg College Volleyball Clinches 20-Win Season in Sweep at Home

GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College volleyball team reached the 20-win plateau while finishing off its Arrowhead Conference schedule with a workmanlike 25-14, 25-16, 25-14 sweep of Highland on Tuesday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium. Sophomore Lexi Strange (Emden, Ill./Hartsburg-Emden) delivered a team-best eight kills and had two aces for the Chargers (20-11, 8-2),…
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After The Whistle on AM 1330/FM 94.1 WRAM Sponsored by Country Financial Eric Grant……episode 10 on 10-24-17

Click HERE for Shawn Temple, Mitch McVey and Jackson Kane’s look at the past week in West Central Illinois sports. They also take a look at the week ahead on After The Whistle on AM 1330/FM 94.1 WRAM
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Local High School and Junior High Sports Update for Oct. 24th, 2017

Volleyball The Monmouth-Roseville Titan volleyball team’s historic season ended with a loss to their West Central Conference rivals, the Macomb Bombers, at the Class 3A Monmouth-Roseville Regional. The night started as well as it could with the Titans winning set one 25-7 in a little over 10 minutes. The Bombers would come back to win…
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Monmouth College Football Player Lamar Watson Earns MWC Honor

MONMOUTH, Ill. – A busy day in the backfield Saturday has earned Monmouth’s Lamar Watson (Pembroke Township, Ill./Momence) this week’s Midwest Conference Defensive Performer of the Week honor. Watson was in the backfield most of the day in Monmouth’s 61-10 win at Cornell to stay unbeaten in the Midwest Conference South Division. The junior defensive…
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Final Area High School Volleyball and Football Conference Standings

      Volleyball Standings: Conf rec. West Central Conference North Division 1 Monmouth-Roseville (7-1) 2 Macomb (6-2) 3 Illini West (5-3) 4 Camp Point Central (2-6) 5 West Hancock (0-8) West Central Conference South Division 1 Payson-Seymour (4-0) 2 Southeastern (3-1) 3 Mendon Unity (2-2) 4 Liberty (1-3) 5 Western (0-4) Lincoln Trail Conference…
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