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  • KC bats awaken, even Series against Giants

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Salvador Perez and the pesky Kansas City Royals fought back from a Game 1 flop to beat the San Francisco Giants’ brilliant bullpen ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Todhunter finds niche on Newman’s linebacking corps

    For Regan Todhunter, earning a starting role on Newman's defense was just another hurdle he needed to clear.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Byron will challenge Dixon in many ways

    If Dixon football coach Dave Smith had it his way, the Dukes would face Byron in Week 9 each year.“I ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Playoff primer for Warriors

    Relief might be too strong a word, but coach Jon Schlemmer and the Sterling Golden Warriors football team are sure glad that win No. 6 came last week ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • High school football: EPC, Forreston meet for NUIC Northwest title

    It will be a classic battle of undefeated, state-ranked teams when Forreston travels to Lanark on Friday to take on Eastland-Pearl City.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • High school football: Week 9 preview capsules

    Sterling at SycamoreWhen: 7:15 FridayWhere: 427 Spartan Trail, SycamoreRadio: 94.3 FMAP rank: Sterli ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Skyhawks win conference crown

    Jordan Giddings had 13 kills, while Kristyn Kasner, Kiarra Harris and Shiela Browning had six each to lead the Sauk Valley Community College volleybal ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • SportShorts for Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

    COLLEGE FOOTBALLBothe on Hall of Fame ballotFormer Augustana College All-American John Bothe is on t ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • NASCAR: Keselowski not concerned with popularity

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Brad Keselowski's refusal to be pushed around on the race track has earned him a few comparisons to the late Dale Earnhardt.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • College football: Illini to split time between QBs

    Illinois was due for a getaway, coach Tim Beckman said.When the Illini return to the field Saturday ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Warriors sending pair of teams to state tournament

    One Sterling doubles team has been a well-oiled machine for 4 years.The other required a bit of tink ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Boys soccer: Warriors beat Dukes at regional

    FREEPORT – Markel Kinnaman’s first goal was bound to come. All he had to do was use his head.With a ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Volleyball: Oregon too much for Dixon in BNC West clash

    DIXON – The Dixon Duchesses were riding a tidal wave of emotion on Senior Night at Lancaster Gym. The Oregon Hawks were riding a tidal wave of their o ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Roundup: Skyhawks on verge of league title

    Jordan Giddings put down 17 kills, and Kayci Howell dished 22 assists as the Sauk Valley Community College volleyball team posted a 25-19, 25-15, 25-1 ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Minnesota, newcomer Maryland B10’s surprise teams

    Minnesota is 3-0 in Big Ten play for the first time since 1990. Big Ten newcomer Maryland has won two of three conference games and is within striking ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:55 pm
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