Midwest League Scores and Schedules

Friday’s Games

Fort Wayne 4, Lake County 3

Bowling Green 4, West Michigan 0

Lansing 3, Great Lakes 1

Peoria 5, Clinton 1

Wisconsin 8, Burlington 4

Dayton 4, South Bend 3, 10 innings

Cedar Rapids 4, Kane County 3, 12 innings

Beloit 3, Quad Cities 1

Saturday’s Games

Kane County at Cedar Rapids, 6:05 p.m.

Dayton at South Bend, 6:05 p.m., 1st game

Fort Wayne at Lake County, 6:30 p.m.

Bowling Green at West Michigan, 7 p.m.

Great Lakes at Lansing, 7:05 p.m.

Wisconsin at Burlington, 7:30 p.m.

Clinton at Peoria, 7:30 p.m.

Beloit at Quad Cities, 8 p.m.

Dayton at South Bend, 8:35 p.m., 2nd game

Sunday’s Games

Bowling Green at West Michigan, 1 p.m.

Fort Wayne at Lake County, 1:30 p.m.

Bowling Green 0, West Michigan 0, tie, 1 innings, comp. of susp. game

Dayton at South Bend, 2:05 p.m.

Great Lakes at Lansing, 2:05 p.m.

Wisconsin at Burlington, 3 p.m.

Beloit at Quad Cities, 3 p.m.

Clinton at Peoria, 3 p.m.

Kane County at Cedar Rapids, 3:05 p.m. Continue Reading

Associated Press Sports Minute

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby recorded his second playoff hat trick and Brenden Morrow provided the eventual game-winner as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat Ottawa 4-3. Paul Martin and Kris Letang each had two assists for the Pens, who outshot the Senators 42-22 in taking a two-games-to-none lead in the NHL’s Eastern Conference semifinals. Game 3 is Sunday in Ottawa. SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The NBA Kings aren’t going anywhere. Continue Reading

Major League Baseball, NHL Playoff Scores

INTERLEAGUE

 

Final
Pittsburgh
5
Houston
4

 

 

 
AMERICAN LEAGUE

 

Final
Cleveland
6
Seattle
3, 10 Innings

Final
Tampa Bay
12
Baltimore
10

Final
N-Y Yankees
5
Toronto
0

Final
Detroit
2
Texas
1

Final
Boston
3
Minnesota
2, 10 Innings

Final
Chi White Sox
3
L.A. Angels
0

Final
Oakland
2
Kansas City
1

 

 

 
NATIONAL LEAGUE

 

Final
N-Y Mets
3
Chi Cubs
2

Final
Philadelphia
5
Cincinnati
3

Final
Arizona
9
Miami
2

Final
Atlanta
8
L.A. Dodgers
5

Final
St. Louis
7
Milwaukee
6

Final
Colorado
10
San Francisco
9

Final
Washington
6
San Diego
5, 10 Innings

 

 

 
NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE PLAYOFFS

 

Final
Pittsburgh
4
Ottawa
3

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KBUR Sports

Local Track & Fielders Take Home Gold from State Meets

SEVERAL LOCAL ATHLETES WON TITLES AT THE IOWA STATE TRACK & FIELD MEETS IN DES MOINES…..  

 

WB-ND SOPHOMORE JEFF GIANNETTINO WENT 6-FEET-9-INCHES TO WIN THE CLASS 2A HIGH JUMP CHAMPIONSHIP.  

FORT MADISON’S RAHEEM BLACK DEFENDED HIS CROWN IN THE CLASS 3A 400-METER HURDLES.  

LESLIE TAYLOR OF MT. PLEASANT REPEATED AS 3A LONG-JUMP CHAMP AT THE GIRLS MEET. Continue Reading

NBA/NHL Playoff Stories/Byron Nelson Golf

UNDATED (AP) — Tim Duncan scored 19 points and the San Antonio Spurs advanced to the NBA’s Western Conference finals against Memphis by downing the Warriors 94-82 at Golden State.  

And the New York Knicks have forced a Game 6 in the Eastern Conference finals as Carmelo Anthony Scored 28 points in an 85-75 win over the Indiana Pacers. UNDATED (AP) — Brad Marchand’s goal at 15:40 of overtime allowed the Boston Bruins to beat the New York Rangers 3-2 in Game 1 of the NHL’s Eastern Conference semifinals. Dustin Brown and Trevor Lewis scored power-play goals 22 seconds apart over the final 1:43 as the Los Angeles Kings rallied to beat San Jose 4-3 and take a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference semifinals. UNDATED (AP) —The Sacramento Kings are another step closer to staying put. Continue Reading

MLB Scores from Chicago & St. Louis

THURSDAY’S RESULTS

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

New York Mets 5, St. Louis 2

Chicago White Sox 5, Los Angeles Angels 4

FRIDAY’S SCHEDULE

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

New York Mets at Chicago Cubs, 1:20 p.m.

Milwaukee at St. Louis, 7:15 p.m.

Chicago White Sox at Los Angeles Angels, 9:05 p.m.

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Burlington Bees

Grand Slam Does in Bees in 9th/State Track & Field Results

A WALK-OFF GRAND SLAM HOMER IN THE 9TH INNING BY BYRON BUXTON GAVE THE CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS A 7 TO 6 WIN OVER THE BURLINGTON BEES LAST(THUR) NITE. 

 

THE BEES RETURN TO COMMUNITY FIELD TONITE(FRI), TO BEGIN A 4-GAME HOMESTAND AGAINST THE WISCONSIN TIMBER RATTLERS.  YOU CAN HEAR IT ALL…STARTING WITH BRANDON MARCUS’s PRE-GAME PROGRAM…AT 6:10.   THE FIRST PITCH IS AT 6:30.  

 

BURLINGTON’S JUSTIN RANDALL YESTERDAY BECAME ONLY THE 6TH ATHLETE IN IOWA HISTORY TO WIN HIS SECOND STRAIGHT STATE HIGH-JUMP TITLE.   THE BHS SENIOR WENT 6-FEET-8-INCHES, BUT MISSED THREE ATTEMPTS TO TIE LEON WILSON’S 1982 SCHOOL RECORD OF 6-10.   OTHER TOP-TIER FINISHERS AMONG THE BOYS YESTERDAY WERE FT. MADISON’S RAHEEM BLACK, 2ND IN THE 400 METER RUN…MT. PLEASANT, FIRST IN THE 3A SHUTTLE HURDLE RELAY PRELIMS…FT. MADISON’S ISAAC STEFFENSMEIER, 5TH IN THE 3A 32-HUNDRED METER RUN…JUSTIN DUNN OF MT. Continue Reading

Burlington Bees

Bees Earn Split with Kernels/Iowa,Illinois State Track Meets

THE BURLINGTON BEES SPLIT A DOUBLE-HEADER WITH THE KERNELS IN CEDAR RAPIDS LAST(WED) NITE, LOSING THE FIRST GAME 6 TO 5 AND COMING BACK TO WIN THE NITECAP 6 TO 4. THE TWO TEAMS WILL CLOSE OUT THEIR 4-GAME SERIES TONITE AT “PERFECT GAME” FIELD AND YOU CAN HEAR ALL THE ACTION ON KBUR, BEGINNING WITH BRANDON MARCUS’ PREGAME SHOW AT 6:15.   (THE BEES RETURN HOME TOMORROW(FRI) TO FACE WISCONSIN.)

 

AT THE IOWA HIGH SCHOOL STATE TRACK & FIELD MEETS IN DES MOINES, THERE ARE NUMEROUS LOCAL QUALIFIERS – BURLINGTON’S JUSTIN RANDALL IN THE HIGH JUMP IS ONE OF THE FAVORITES IN CLASS 4A.   ALL TOLD, BHS HAS NINE ATHLETES COMPETING IN SIX EVENTS IN THE BOYS COMPETITION…THE BURLINGTON GIRLS HAVE SENT SIX QUALIFIERS…THE WB-ND BOYS HAVE NINE COMPETITORS IN EIGHT EVENTS IN THE 2A CLASS…THE WB-ND GIRLS HAVE THREE ENTRIES. 

 

THE MEDIAPOLIS BOYS QUALIFIED IN FIVE RELAYS AND THREE OTHER EVENTS…MEPO’S GIRLS IN THREE EVENTS…FORT MADISON IS REPRESENTED BY SEVEN BOYS IN NINE EVENTS IN CLASS 3A AND THERE ARE TWO FT. MADISON GIRLS COMPETING…THERE ARE 13 MT. PLEASANT GIRLS AT THE STATE MEET…AND A NUMBER OF PANTHER BOYS AS WELL IN EIGHT EVENTS, ENOUGH TO CHALLENGE FT. MADISON FOR A TEAM TITLE.     KEOKUK HAS QUALIFIED IN FIVE BOYS EVENTS…DANVILLE IN FIVE GIRLS EVENTS…AND THE VAN BUREN GIRLS IN THREE EVENTS. 

 

OTHER AREA SCHOOLS TO QUALIFY IN AT LEAST ONE EVENT ARE:  WINFIELD-MT. Continue Reading

Burlington Bees

Bees Summary/H-S Baseball, Softball & Soccer Scores

THE BURLINGTON BEES LEFT THE GAME-TYING RUN ON THIRD BASE IN THE TOP OF THE 9TH LAST(TUE) NITE, AS THEY LOST TO THE CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS 5 TO 4.  

 

THE BEES…NOW 12 AND 21…AND THE FIRST-PLACE KERNELS…25 AND 11…WILL PLAY A DOUBLE-HEADER TODAY(WED), BEGINNING AT 5:30 AT “PERFECT GAME” FIELD IN CEDAR RAPIDS.   (KBUR)

 

 

IN HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL TODAY, IT’S THE CLASS 2A REGIONAL AT MACOMB, WITH WEST HANCOCK PLAYING RUSHVILLE-INDUSTRY AND ILLINI WEST TAKING ON MACOMB.  

IN GIRLS SOFTBALL, WEST CENTRAL PLAYS ILLINI WEST IN CARTHAGE, IN THE CLASS 2A REGIONAL SEMIFINAL.  YESTERDAY, WEST HANCOCK SHUT OUT MACOMB 10 TO NOTHING, TO ADVANCE TO SATURDAY’S 11 AM REGIONAL TITLE GAME AGAINST THE WINNER OF  TODAY’S CONTEST.  

IN COLLEGE SOFTBALL…

AVE MARIA WOMEN 5, IWC 4

 

IN SOCCER…
DAVENPORT CENTRAL GIRLS 7, BHS 0
DAVENPORT CENTRAL BOYS 2, BHS 0

MT. PLEASANT BOYS 2, COLUMBUS 1

FT. MADISON BOYS 4, DANVILLE-NEW LONDON 2 Continue Reading