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  • Backcourt trio, Young lead Polo to road win

    ASHTON – The Polo Marcos have always been a frenetic, fast-paced team that relies on their 2-3 zone to get steals and push in transition. Their style ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:41 am
  • Sterling pulls out tight decisions to down Rockets at Musgrove

    STERLING – Of the 11 contested matches between Sterling and Rock Falls, seven were won by decision, with most of those decided by one or two points. ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:33 am
  • Newman’s Simpson, Morrison’s Sitzmore feted

    STERLING – Getting a win was on the forefront of the minds of both Emma Sitzmore and Kelsey Simpson on Tuesday as Morrison traveled to Newman for a TR ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:33 am
  • Girls roundup: Price scores 1000th in loss

    Fulton's Jordan Price scored her 1,000th point, but the feat was bittersweet as the Steamers lost to Riverdale 48-47 on Thursday night in Port Byron. ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:24 am
  • Rockets hit their mark

    ROCK FALLS – Before their game Wednesday night against Oregon, Rock Falls junior Abbee Sigel was honored with a commemorative ball and poster for scor ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 12:46 am
  • SportShorts for Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017

    HIGH SCHOOLRaiders stay ranked in Class 1AThe AFC girls basketball team remained the lone local team ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 12:33 am
  • Fulton sweeps at home

    The Fulton wrestling team picked up a pair of home wins on Wednesday, 36-30 against Rockridge and 38-27 against Riverdale.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 12:34 am
  • Dixon D dominant in victory

    DIXON – The Dixon Duchesses were effective on the offensive end Tuesday night against Mendota, shooting 55 percent (17-for-31) in their 49-26 win. Ev ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 9:43 am
  • Hot shooting, strong rebounding send Rock Falls to win

    ROCK FALLS – When the Rockets are in rhythm, they can fill it up. When they’re in the rhythm and play as unselfishly as they did Tuesday night, watch ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:21 am
  • Newman’s 3s sink Princeton

    STERLING – For most of the first quarter and into the second, the shots just kept falling for Newman.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 11:16 am
  • Joan D. Loy

    STERLING – Joan D. Loy, 63, of Sterling, died Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, at her home.McDonald Funeral ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 10:00 pm
  • Dale R. Jasper

    FRANKLIN GROVE – Dale R. Jasper, 97, of Franklin Grove, died Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, at his home.Pr ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 10:00 pm
  • Emerson ‘Butch’ Garman Jr.

    POLO – Emerson “Butch” Garman Jr., 76, of Polo, died Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, at Polo Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. 
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 10:00 pm
  • Judith L. ‘Judy’ Nehrkorn

    ROCK FALLS – Judith L. “Judy” Nehrkorn, 79, died Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, at Sauk Valley Senior Living in Rock Falls.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 10:00 pm
  • Ellen V. Gridley

    DIXON – Ellen V. Gridley, 85, of Dixon, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, peacefully, surrounded by her family at Serenity Hospice & Home in Orego ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 10:10 pm
  • Andrew J. Smith

    OREGON – Andrew James Smith, 33 years old, of Oregon, beloved son and brother, passed away unexpectedly, at his home on Jan. 18, 2017.  
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 10:00 pm
  • Edna M. Kyger

    DIXON- Edna M. Kyger, 94, of Dixon, died Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, at home.Edna was born Feb. 27, 19 ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 10:00 pm
  • Michael ‘Wally’ Walljasper

    STERLING – Michael “Wally” Walljasper, 69, of Sterling, died Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, at home, surrounded by his loving family and friends.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 10:00 pm
  • Robert Anderson

    SAVANNA – Robert Anderson, 81, of Savanna, died Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, at home.Law-Jones Funeral ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 10:00 pm
  • Mary E. Snyder

    PROPHETSTOWN – Mary E. Snyder, 90, of Prophetstown, formerly of Rock Falls, died Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, at Prophets Good Samaritan Home.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 10:00 pm


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