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  • Marcos no longer in a co-op

    POLO – On a wind-blown Tuesday afternoon just north of Polo High School, Jeff Grobe smacks a line drive and three Marcos converge on the ball during p ...
    March 22, 2017 - 12:09 am
  • Duchesses can’t match Freeport power

    DIXON — Playing at Reynolds Field, where there’s a lot of outfield to cover, can have quite a disadvantage for those that are responsible for it.
    March 22, 2017 - 12:09 am
  • Pitching woes cost Rockets vs. Trojans

    ROCK FALLS – Fresh off a 10-0 loss in six innings at Mendota on Monday, Rock Falls knew something needed to change. Logan Pillars had pitched well, bu ...
    March 22, 2017 - 12:08 am
  • Dukes stay perfect with win

    Andrew Long struck out 13 on the mound and drove in four runs to lead the Dixon Dukes to a 10-3 road win over Rockford Lutheran on Tuesday. Long star ...
    March 22, 2017 - 12:07 am
  • Meurer shuts down Durand

    Laci Meurer tossed a four-hitter and struck out 12 batters to lead the AFC softball team to a 7-2 win at Durand on Tuesday.
    March 22, 2017 - 12:07 am
  • SportShorts for Wednesday, March 22, 2017

    Fulton’s Tyler Paulline will play college football at Loras College. He reeled in 24 catches for 336 yards and three touchdowns last season.
    March 22, 2017 - 9:53 am
  • Baseball: Missiles confident success continues on the diamond

    MILLEDGEVILLE – For years, the Milledgeville Missiles’ football, boys basketball and baseball teams were a bottom feeder of the NUIC East. Those days ...
    March 21, 2017 - 12:24 am
  • Burgess’s walk-off sends Dukes to second straight win

    DIXON — Two games, two thrillers, and now two wins for the Dixon baseball team.Dixon’s come-from-beh ...
    March 21, 2017 - 12:24 am
  • Softball: Rock Falls puts up 19 hits, does not strike out once in win

    GENOA – Rock Falls hitters jumped all over Genoa-Kingston in the season opener, racking up 19 hits and not striking out once in an 11-4 win.
    March 21, 2017 - 12:23 am
  • SportShorts for Tuesday, March 21, 2017

    Resistration for Little League baseball and softball will be 4:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday and 1-4 p.m. Sunday at Self Help Enterprises in Sterling, just n ...
    March 21, 2017 - 12:21 am
  • Julia J. Meyers

    MONTGOMERY – Julia J. Meyers, 70, of Montgomery, formerly of Streator, passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at OSF Saint Elizabeth Medical Center in O ...
    March 22, 2017 - 10:00 pm
  • Bertrand D. Rice

    MORRISON – Bertrand D. Rice, 95, of Morrison, died Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at Resthave Home in Morrison.
    March 22, 2017 - 10:00 pm
  • Vicki Jo Hunter

    MORRISON – Vicki Jo Hunter, 74, of Morrison, died Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center in Fort Pierce, Florida, after a sudden ...
    March 22, 2017 - 10:00 pm
  • Bridget M. Underhile

    DIXON – Bridget Marie Underhile, 46, of Dixon, died Monday, March 20, 2017, at Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon. She was the lead biscuit maker at Ha ...
    March 22, 2017 - 10:00 pm
  • Michael J. Gorman

    DIXON – Michael James Gorman, 48, of Dixon, died Thursday, March 16, 2017.Michael was born Aug. 7, 1 ...
    March 22, 2017 - 10:00 pm
  • Linda Turner

    WINNEBAGO – Linda Turner, 66, of Winnebago, died Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon.
    March 22, 2017 - 10:00 pm
  • Theodore F. Leider

    AMBOY – Theodore Fredrick Leider, 80, of Amboy, died Monday, March 20, 2017, at his home.                                           
    March 22, 2017 - 10:00 pm
  • Darrow Turner

    DIXON – Darrow Turner, 66, of Dixon, died Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at his home.Preston-Schilling F ...
    March 22, 2017 - 10:00 pm
  • Edward M. Simpson

    POLO – Edward M. Simpson, 72, died Sunday, March 19, 2017, at Polo Rehabilitation & Health Care Center.
    March 21, 2017 - 10:00 pm
  • Theodore F. 'Ted' Leider

    AMBOY – Theodore F. “Ted” Leider, 80, of Amboy, died Monday, March 20, 2017, at his home.Mihm-Jones ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:00 pm


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