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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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Local High School and Junior High Sports Update for Oct. 23rd, 2017

Cross Country IHSA Cross Country Regionals were held around the state of Illinois on Saturday. Many of our local teams were either in Aledo at Hawthorne Ridge Golf Course, while many of our remaining schools were in Rock Falls. In the Mercer County Class 1A meet in Aledo, the Monmouth-Roseville Titan and Knoxville Blue Bullet…
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CSC Charger Volleyball Goes (2-2) at Iowa Central Invite

FORT DODGE, Iowa The Carl Sandburg College volleyball team split four matches over the weekend at the Iowa Central Invite, going 1-1 on both Friday and Saturday. The Chargers (19-11) lost in four sets to Highland (Kan.) to open the tournament Friday before picking up a five-set win over Iowa Lakes. Sandburg began Saturday with…
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WIU Leatherneck Football Drops Decision at Second-Ranked North Dakota State University

FARGO, N.D. – Western Illinois held a halftime lead at the FargoDome against second-ranked North Dakota State, but a pair of third quarter Bison touchdowns Saturday afternoon (Oct. 21) were the difference in a 24-12 loss. The loss drops the 10th-ranked Leathernecks to 5-2 overall and 2-2 in the Missouri Valley Football Conference while NDSU improved…
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Monmouth College Women's Soccer Clinches Return to MWC Tourney With Win in Home Finale

On Senior Day Monmouth gave their veterans the gift they had been searching for, a return to the four-team Midwest Conference Tournament. The Scots punched their ticket with a 7-1 win over Lawrence Saturday at Peacock Memorial Athletic Park. Heading into the wind, Makayla Shaw netted the Scots’ first goal less than two minutes into…
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Knox College Men's and Women's Soccer Teams Qualify for MWC Tournament

GALESBURG Illinois- Knox men’s soccer snatched a win over the Cornell Rams on Saturday. The Fire held the Rams scoreless and were able to lay in two goals of their own. With a 7-0 conference record today’s win clinches a spot for the men in the Midwest Conference Tournament. They are currently tied with St.…
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Knox College Football Drops Close Game at Illinois College

JACKSONVILLE, Illinois—The Prairie Fire football team dropped a hard-fought game 23-13 to Illinois College on Saturday night. Knox (4-3, 1-2 MWC) fell behind early as the Blueboys scored just 1:25 into the game. The Prairie Fire responded about halfway through the first quarter when Braeden Westfall found the end zone on a one-yard rush. The…
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Local High School and Junior High Sports Update for Oct. 20th, 2017

Volleyball The Monmouth-Roseville Titan volleyball team wrapped up an outright West Central Conference North Division championship with a 25-12, 25-17 road win over the Camp Point Central Panthers last night. The Titans ended the regular season with a (7-1) division record and a (27-8) overall record. The Titans were led by Carly Gillen’ ten kills,…
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Thurman Returns, Mastin Added to CSC Chargers Men’s Hoops Staff

Galesburg – Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball coach Ryan Twaddle has added a familiar face and a new face to his coaching staff. Former longtime assistant Jeff Thurman has returned to the program, and Knoxville native Kane Mastin also will be an assistant for the Chargers for the 2017-18 season.  Thurman, an assistant for Twaddle…
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Local High School and Junior High Sports Update for Oct. 19th, 2017

Soccer The Monmouth-Roseville Titan boys soccer team will play for a sectional championship on Friday night in Mendota after beating Earlville/Leland/Paw Paw 5-2 last night in the Class 1A Mendota High School sectional semi-finals. Grego Massengo led the Titans with two goals on the night. Chum Ling wasted no time getting Monmouth-Roseville out to a…
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