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  • Boys basketball: Alleman downs Rock Falls in regional quarterfinal

    STERLING – The Alleman boys basketball team hadn't expereinced a win in 65 days, a streak that lived in parts of 4 months.
    March 2, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Friday filled with memories

    Friday was a day about numbers, and those numbers added up to something that might not be matched in the Sauk Valley anytime soon.
    March 2, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Women's basketball: Luck not in Skyhawks favor

    DIXON – Above Jed Johnson's office door, someone had intended to spell the words "Good luck" with large black letters made of construction paper.
    March 2, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Sportshorts for Tuesday, March 3, 2015

    Corrie Reiley of Prophetstown and Kaitlyn Liebing of Amboy were named players of the year in the Three Rivers Conference, with Reiley in the West Divi ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Busch to heed guidelines toward NASCAR reinstatement

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Kurt Busch has agreed to follow NASCAR's recommended guidelines to be eligible for eventual reinstatement.
    March 2, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • NASCAR falls flat in follow-up to Daytona 500

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – NASCAR did not have its finest weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway, where the follow-up to the Daytona 500 began with the theft of a r ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • NFL teams lock up high-priced talent – for now

    NFL games have begun for 2015.Don’t bother checking out your Sunday Ticket, though. This is not foot ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Harrington rallies to win Honda Classic in playoff

    PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Whether he was piling up majors or playing so poorly that he lost his PGA Tour card, Padraig Harrington never wavered from ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Ramirez guiding young sluggers

    MESA, Arizona – Growing up in Cuba, Jorge Soler had limited access to major league games on television. Only the best teams and the most famous player ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Sale unlikely to be ready for opening day

    GLENDALE, Ariz. — White Sox manager Robin Ventura admitted Sunday that left-hander Chris Sale’s chances of starting on opening day are “slim” because ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • All-Star guard Butler to miss 3 to 6 weeks with elbow injury

    CHICAGO – Jimmy Butler will miss an extended period of time of 3 to 6 weeks after Monday’s MRI exam confirmed “a Grade 2/3 ulnar ligament sprain and s ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Toews powers Blackhawks past Hurricanes

    CHICAGO – Jonathan Toews had two goals and assisted on Marian Hossa's score as the Chicago Blackhawks rolled to a 5-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Groce may be juggling birth with postseason

    CHAMPAIGN — When Allison Groce told her husband John in July that she was pregnant with their third child, it took but a simple mental calculation to ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Men's basketball: Sauk's season ends in Region IV semifinal

    DIXON – Dewan White has always felt comfortable playing on the Kennedy-King men’s basketball team.Wh ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Women's basketball: Skyhawks fend of Highland's best shot

    DIXON – Ahead by 14 points with less than 7 minutes remaining in its NJCAA Region IV semifinal game against Highland, the Sauk Valley Community Colleg ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:17 pm
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