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MONDAY ROUNDUP: Season ends for area golfers

GOLF Area golfers eliminated in Sectional tournaments MULTIPLE SITES – On a chilly day on the links Monday, all remaining boys’ and girls’ golfers in the WCMY listening area were eliminated in their respective IHSA Sectional tournaments. The regional champion Ottawa boys’ team competed at the Class 2A Burlington Central Sectional at Whisper Creek Golf…Read more »

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Kane and Alexander Nylander scored, Corey Crawford stopped 27 shots, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Edmonton Oilers 3-1 for their first win of the season. Brandon Saad added an empty-netter with 32.7 seconds left to seal the win for Chicago, which went 0-2-1 in its first three games. Crawford lost…Read more »

Nebraska, Illinois will open 2021 football season in Ireland

(AP) Nebraska will play Illinois in Dublin, Ireland, to open the 2021 season, the second game in a five-game series of college football games on the Emerald Isle. Athletic directors Bill Moos of Nebraska and Josh Whitman of Illinois announced the game Monday. It’s set for Aug. 28 at 51,700-seat Aviva Stadium. Illinois is the…Read more »

THURSDAY ROUNDUP: Three local girls’ golfers advance to Sectional

GIRLS GOLF Ottawa, Marquette, Seneca advance golfers in postseason MULTIPLE SITES – There will not be any full teams advancing to Sectional tournaments on Monday, but one golfer for Ottawa, Marquette and Seneca are moving on. Ottawa’s Hannah Dugan carded a 97 to advance out of the IHSA Class 2A Normal Community Regional at Ironwood…Read more »

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Marleau scored two goals in his first game back with San Jose, and the Sharks beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 for their first victory of the season. Barclay Goodrow snapped a third-period tie and Brent Burns scored his 200th career goal for San Jose, which opened with four consecutive losses. Kevin…Read more »

WEDNESDAY ROUNDUP: Streator Tennis, Soccer claim road victories

GIRLS TENNIS Streator cruises past Kewanee Tennis continues their winning streak by defeating Kewanee 4-1. Varsity winners were Claire Vogel, Haley & Lora Berry, Aleaha Evans & Lucy Zavada, and Sammy Reeland & Katelyn Coons. Winning at the JV level were Daniella Rabago & Chatlee Bourelll.#SHSDawgs — Streator Bulldog Athletics (@StreatorSports) October 10, 2019 BOYS…Read more »

TUESDAY ROUNDUP: Marquette Volleyball wins at Hall

VOLLEYBALL Marquette def. Hall, 25-21, 25-18 SPRING VALLEY – Grace Jeanblanc piled up 16 kills and two blocks for the Lady Crusaders, while Addie McConnaughhay contributed four aces, 10 service points and 21 digs. Emma Thomas finished with 31 assist, Aubrey McCallum had 10 kills, and Ellen Wheatland tallied five kills in the victory. Marquette…Read more »

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Fire soccer club is returning to Soldier Field. The team made the expected move from SeatGeek Stadium in suburban Bridgeview official at a news conference that included Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot. The Fire played at Soldier Field from 1998 to 2001 and again from 2003 to 2005 before moving to…Read more »