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TUESDAY ROUNDUP: Ottawa, Serena girls claim road victories

TUESDAY ROUNDUP: Ottawa, Serena girls claim road victories

GIRLS BASKETBALL Ottawa 43, Rochelle 23 ROCHELLE – Angelique Cowan and Sloan Gayan each scored 14 points for the Lady Pirates (8-2, 2-1), who won for the fourth consecutive game. Serena 51, Oregon 44 OREGON – Maddie Holdiman poured in 20 points and Katie Baker added 15 points for the Lady Huskers (5-6). BOYS BASKETBALL…Read more »

Illinois Sports 12/11/18

Illinois Sports 12/11/18

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press: LAS VEGAS (AP) — Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon is studying the book “Managing Millennials for Dummies.” Maddon turns 65 just before spring training and is heading into the final season of his contract. He led the Cubs to the 2016 World Series title,…Read more »

MONDAY ROUNDUP: Big second half keeps Marquette undefeated

MONDAY ROUNDUP: Big second half keeps Marquette undefeated

BOYS BASKETBALL Marquette 70, Fieldcrest 59 SPRING VALLEY – At the Colmone Classic, Marquette outscored Fieldcrest 41-22 after halftime and limited the Knights to 6 of 33 (18 percent) shooting after the intermission. Chase Thumm matched his career-high with 24 points and grabbed 16 rebounds for the Crusaders (7-0). Jack Snook added 17 points and…Read more »

Illinois Sports 12/10/18

Illinois Sports 12/10/18

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press: CHICAGO (AP) — De’Aaron Fox scored 23 of his 25 points in the second half, and the Sacramento Kings rallied to beat the Chicago Bulls 108-89. Fox went 8 for 11 from the field after missing each of his first five shots in the…Read more »

WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Ottawa, Marquette boys’ cagers remain undefeated

WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Ottawa, Marquette boys’ cagers remain undefeated

BOYS BASKETBALL Ottawa 48, Rock Island 43 ROCK ISLAND – Tyler Carson scored 19 points Saturday night as the Pirates (8-0) remained undefeated on the season. Myles Tucker added 11 points, and Noah Gould compiled seven points, five rebounds and six assists in the victory. Friday night, Dakota Deverteuil poured in a career-high 24 points…Read more »

Illinois Sports 12/9/18

Illinois Sports 12/9/18

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press: CHICAGO (AP) — Eddie Goldman led a dominant effort by the defense, and the Chicago Bears shut down Jared Goff and Los Angeles’ high-powered offense in a 15-6 victory over the NFC West champion Rams on Sunday night. The Rams missed a chance to…Read more »

THURSDAY ROUNDUP: Ottawa edges Kaneland for first NIB12 win

THURSDAY ROUNDUP: Ottawa edges Kaneland for first NIB12 win

GIRLS BASKETBALL Ottawa 30, Kaneland 29 OTTAWA – Regan O’Fallon hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 3:45 remaining to lift Ottawa (7-2, 1-1) to its third straight win. Sloan Gayan paced the Lady Pirates with nine points and nine rebounds. Angelique Cowan added six points, and O’Fallon finished with five points, six rebounds and two blocks.…Read more »

Illinois Sports 12/6/18

Illinois Sports 12/6/18

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press: CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs closer Brandon Morrow likely will miss the start of the season following arthroscopic surgery on his right elbow last month. President of baseball operations Theo Epstein says the operation took place Nov. 6. Signed to a $21 million, two-year…Read more »

Illinois Sports 12/5/18

Illinois Sports 12/5/18

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press: LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky expects to return against the Los Angeles Rams after missing the past two games because of a right shoulder injury. Trubisky says he feels “really close to 100 percent” and he’s “just gotta show”…Read more »