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  • Meyer stays strong through back-to-back brackets

    DIXON – Avery Meyer drank a lot of Gatorade Tuesday.By the time the sun was on its decent in the sky ...
    July 30, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Softball: Sterling girls win state title

    The Sterling 9-10 Softball All-Star team finished off a memorable postseason run in style on Tuesday night.
    July 30, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Emma Hubbs Classic: Nitz cruises to 18U win

    Jack Nitz pulled away and won by a large margin in a highly competitive 18-and-under boys singles division to close out play Tuesday evening during th ...
    July 30, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Sportshorts for Wednesday, July 30, 2014

    WOMEN’S GOLFSchuldt in fourth at Women’s OpenSterling High School and University of Illinois graduat ...
    July 30, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Bears QB situation worrisome

    BOURBONNAIS – Barring serious injury issues, the Bears’ 2014 offense is going to be very good, and quarterback Jay Cutler appears poised for his bigge ...
    July 30, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • College sports: NCAA may not be bumbling idiots after all

    Two down, one big one to go. And with it a growing realization that maybe the people running the NCAA aren't the bumbling idiots everyone has been ma ...
    July 30, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Playoffs could create chances for Big Ten teams

    CHICAGO – As he watched the BCS championship game last season, Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook could not help but wonder:
    July 30, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Bulls star regaining confidence

    LAS VEGAS – You can't play just 10 NBA games in 27 months without experiencing some setbacks in a comeback.
    July 30, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Peppers adds spice to Packers’ defense

    GREEN BAY, Wis. – Standing a sturdy 6-foot-7, Packers pass rusher Julius Peppers poses an imposing sight to opposing linemen even without pads.
    July 30, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Sox’s Abreu continues offensive tear; Cubs tied in extras

    Jose Abreu homered, drove in four runs – and accomplished something nobody on the Chicago White Sox had managed in 94 years.
    July 30, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Woods needs late-season boost to secure team berth

    AKRON, Ohio – The landmark at Firestone Country Club is among the most popular in America, a massive water tower in the shape of a golf ball on a tee.
    July 30, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Tennis: 24th annual Emma Hubbs Classic underway

    DIXON – Emma Hubbs looked out on the blue tennis courts at Page Park during the 24th annual Emma Hubbs Tennis Classic and smiled. She was right where ...
    July 28, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Youth soccer: Partnership with Rockford Raptors to help local players

    In soccer, like most sports, being able to anticipate the next step can be the difference between a win or loss.
    July 28, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Emma Hubbs Classic: Bratts take 18-U mixed doubles bracket

    Sam Bratt and Alane Bratt won a tightly contested 18-under mixed doubles division to wrap up play on the first day of the 24th Emma Hubbs Classic on M ...
    July 28, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Sport Shorts for Tuesday, July 29, 2014

    HUNTINGLost Mound Deer Hunt available soonThe Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Ref ...
    July 28, 2014 - 11:54 pm
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