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  • Boys basketball: Bureau Valley builds big deficit, lose to Winnebago

    FARMINGTON – By the time the Bureau Valley boys basketball team figured out it could play with Winnebago, it was too late.
    March 4, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Boys basketball: Putting 'D' in Dukes

    STERLING – With three, perhaps four, players that are capable of scoring in double figures, the Dixon Dukes are rewriting history books with its offen ...
    March 4, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Boys basketball: Strong second half sends Geneseo past Sterling

    STERLING – Sterling's game plan was simple: blanket Geneseo star center Drew Himmelman with at least two defenders every possession, and make the othe ...
    March 4, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • White Sox pitcher poised to move into limelight

    GLENDALE, Ariz. – White Sox manager Robin venture thinks Jose Quintana just needs a little help in becoming one of the elite pitchers in the American ...
    March 4, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Boys basketball: Dukes are toast of the town

    STERLING – With such a breakout season the Dixon Dukes are having, many younger kids in the community are starting to take notice of their basketball ...
    March 4, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Sportshorts for Wednesday, March 4, 2015

    Dixon junior Tyler Smith will be among the Class 3A competitors in the Three-Point Showdown held in conjunction with the girls state basketball tourna ...
    March 4, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • Cubs standout rookie looks for more success in second season

    MESA, Ariz. – Studying has never been a problem for Chicago Cubs pitcher Kyle Hendricks, who has a degree in economics from Dartmouth. The right-hande ...
    March 4, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • Men's basketball Big Ten roundup: Iowa holds off Indiana; Maryland survives scare

    Coach Fran McCaffery saw things in Iowa's 77-63 win over the Indiana Hoosiers Tuesday in Bloomingotn, Ind. that can help the surging Hawkeyes get on t ...
    March 4, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • Men's basketball top 25 roundup: Kentucky still perfect, survives Georgia

    No. 1 Kentucky overcame a nine-point deficit in the second half to keep its perfect season intact, beating Georgia 72-64 on Tuesday night in Athens, G ...
    March 4, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • NFL: Next job for Ryder Cup task force? Repair damage to tour

    DORAL, Fla. – Now that players on the task force have solved their Ryder Cup problems, the next job is to repair damage to their own tour.
    March 4, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • NBA: Chicago overcomes absence of three key players

    CHICAGO – Without their starting backcourt and one of their best reserves, the Chicago Bulls were going to need a team effort Tuesday night.
    March 4, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • 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
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