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  • Rock Falls looking to snap 10-year Week 1 losing streak

    Week 1 is often the toughest game to prepare for, even with an extra week or two to do so. There is no film of the current team to break down and anal ...
    NEW: Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • HSFB: Polo looking to get back on track against East Dubuque

    The Polo football team is seeing double.The Marcos will face the same slate of teams in the same ord ...
    NEW: Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Panthers put in crosshairs

    STERLING – Taylor Murphy found herself in the crosshairs early in the second game Thursday night at Musgrove Fieldhouse.
    NEW: Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • SportShorts for Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

    CORRECTIONBarry Montague’s hole-in-one at Prophet Hills on Monday came on the 155-yard par-3 fifth h ...
    NEW: Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Kenseth likes title chances despite lack of wins

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Matt Kenseth was a five-time winner this time last year and an established championship threat. He doesn't feel any less confident a ...
    NEW: Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Hawkeyes’ depth, experience could lead to big things

    IOWA CITY, Iowa – Iowa's biggest concern could be at kicker. Or maybe punter. However, for the first time in a long while, the Hawkeyes enter a seaso ...
    NEW: Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Williams makes short work of King; teenager Bellis loses

    NEW YORK – Good as she is, even Serena Williams can find it tough to deal with swirling wind, so much so that she double-faulted three times in her fi ...
    NEW: Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • MLB roundup: Reds steal from Cubs

    The Cincinnati Reds came up with a game plan to steal a game from Jake Arrieta, and they ran with it.
    NEW: Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Despite being depleted, U.S. favored to win another world title

    BILBAO, Spain – The bad news just kept coming, the only difference whether the culprit was injury or interest. Some stars couldn't play. Others would ...
    NEW: Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Bears D cures Browns O

    Brian Hoyer drove Cleveland's starting offense to a rare preseason touchdown before turning things over to rookie Johnny Manziel in the Browns' 33-13 ...
    NEW: Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Huskies pound Blue Hose

    Joel Bouagnon ran for 97 yards and four touchdowns, and Northern Illinois beat Presbyterian College 55-3 on Thursday night in the season opener in DeK ...
    NEW: Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Volleyball: Rockets, Hawks win season openers in BNC West

    The Rock Falls Rockets opened the season with a win on the road Thursday, downing Big Northern West foe Stillman Valley 25-21, 25-23. Bailey O'Brien ...
    NEW: Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Prep roundup: Buck leads Oregon golf to win

    Carson Buck led the Oregon boys golf team in a road win at the par-35 Sandy Hollow course in Rockford.
    NEW: Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • HSFB: Newman's title defense starts at Rockridge

    The vast majority of memories from the 2013 state championship football season for Newman were good ones.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Football: Warriors not interested in roller coaster

    The 2013 Sterling Golden Warrior roller coaster started at a peak last August, when over 2 days the Warriors beat the Metamora Redbirds with big play ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:59 pm

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