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  • High School Extra: Meet Rock Falls' Makaley Velazquez

    How excited are you for this coming season?I’m really excited. We don’t really have our top seven, w ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 7:06 pm
  • Stewart back at track

    HAMPTON, Ga. – Tony Stewart took his seat on the podium – unshaven, his eyes glassy – and unfolded a sheet of paper. His voice quivered as he read, pa ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 7:07 pm
  • Helping hands appreciated

    Thursday, we released our 56-page football preview section, and this year our theme was all about service.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 7:06 pm
  • First time’s the charm

    Another week has come and gone here in the Rock River Valley, but it brought with it promising signs of a great month of fishing to come. I saw a cou ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 7:05 pm
  • Wisconsin, LSU still looking for starter under center

    MADISON, Wis. – Wisconsin hasn't officially named a starting quarterback. LSU has declared it will use two.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 7:04 pm
  • College football: Some teams step right into the fire

    Well, it was touch and go there for a while, but in the end, we're bringing back The Blitz for a third season.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 7:05 pm
  • 2014 volleyball preseason preview capsules

    Amboy ClippersCoach: Nichole Stenzel (2nd season)2013: 11-18-1 (1-13 TRAC North)Postseason: Lost in ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 7:04 pm
  • Illini look to get out of gate fast

    CHAMPAIGN – If Illinois is stressing anything before Saturday's opener against Youngstown State, it is the need to start fast.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 7:04 pm
  • 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 ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 4:25 pm
  • 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 ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Panthers put in crosshairs

    STERLING – Taylor Murphy found herself in the crosshairs early in the second game Thursday night at Musgrove Fieldhouse.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:06 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 ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:04 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 ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:03 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 ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:02 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 ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:02 am
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