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  • Cobert’s buzzer-beater lifts Cards past Eastland

    ERIE – For a good chunk of the second half, and especially during one animated timeout, Erie girls basketball coach Julie Schroeder pleaded with her t ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • Warrior senior reaches 1,000 career points in win

    STERLING – The first four shots Sterling Thornton took on Friday netted him zero points. But after that empty stretch, the Sterling guard knocked down ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Weather saves coyotes

    Here is a simple riddle for all you to start the morning off. What do you get when you have a coyote contest when the temeratures are in the 40s, ther ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Roundup: AFC cruises past Serena in regional title game

    The AFC girls basketball team kept its season alive with a 53-45 win over Serena in the championship game of the Class 1A Earlville Regional.
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • hold off Geese for third straight regional title

    AMBOY— After the Clippers had received the regional championship trophy and cut down the nets, junior Karlee Doege expertly draped the net over the tr ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Minus a few headliners, NASCAR looking forward to big season

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Jeff Gordon will be in the booth and Tony Stewart in a bed when the NASCAR season begins. Neither NASCAR star was in a car when ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Sports Shorts for Saturday, Feb. 13

    Fulton senior Keegan North will continue his academic and athletic career at Augustana College in Rock Island this fall. The 6-foot-2, 225-pound North ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Forte leaving no surprise, but still stinks

    This is not a surprise. This still stinks. One of the most professional Bears ever – one of the most professional athletes Chicago has ever seen, in ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Chicago won’t re-sign workhorse running back

    LAKE FOREST – Matt Forte won't be returning to the Chicago Bears for a ninth season. The two-time Pro Bowl running back announced on Instagram Friday ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • NBA: Let's not be in a hurry to canonize Thibodeau

    Here’s what we can all agree on: The Bulls are an unsightly mess.The “why” is up for debate.All part ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • NHL: Windy City excited to host another professional draft

    The Second City is becoming No. 1 when it comes to being the host for pro drafts.Already the site fo ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Shaq, Iverson finalists, Yao could join them in Hall

    TORONTO — Shaquille O'Neal was just 9 years old when his stepfather began teaching him basketball with a plan to dominate like Wilt Chamberlain, Bill ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • NBA All-Star Game: It's Kobe's world, at least for 1 more All-Star weekend

    TORONTO (AP) — Kobe Bryant answered questions in Spanish and Italian, raved about Canadian hospitality, showed off knowledge of both Greek basketball ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Amboy’s Setchell all about following the right path

    For Paige Setchell, much of her life is about following a set path.The Amboy High School senior is w ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Byron surges too much for Fulton

    OREGON – Before tipping off against Fulton in the final of the 2A Oregon Regional, Byron girls basketball coach Eric Yerly had simple instructions for ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:15 am
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