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  • High School football: Present so bright for Warriors

    Sterling football players gladly accepted popsicles as practice wrapped up Wednesday as the DuWayne Dietz track sizzled under the hot sun.
    NEW: Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Football: Personnel changes in store for Rockets

    Opportunity is the key word for the Rock Falls football team heading into a Week 2 home game against Big Northern crossover opponent Marengo on Friday ...
    NEW: Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Football: Coaching with former enemy

    Last year in Week 2, a pair of longtime friends were forced to match coaching wits on opposite sidelines at A.C. Bowers Field.
    NEW: Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • Football: Week 2 game preview capsules

    United Township at SterlingWhen: 7 FridayWhere: Roscoe Eades Stadium, 1608 Fourth Ave.Radio: 94.3 FM ...
    NEW: Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Nehrkorn leads Hawks

    Mitchell Nehrkorn had his best outing of the season and led the Oregon boys golf team to a triangular win over Rochelle and North Boone and Beaver Cre ...
    NEW: Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Bryant’s good news, bad news

    Joey Votto hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning that was set up by third baseman Kris Bryant's two-out error, lifting the Cincinnati Reds over th ...
    NEW: Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Sportshorts for Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015

    CORRECTIONRachel Cobert is the name of an Erie volleyball player. A story in Wednesday’s editions ha ...
    NEW: Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • Auto racing: Nobody better than Fast Jack

    INDIANAPOLIS – Jack Beckman is a survivor.He earned a GED, beat cancer, and walked away from two spe ...
    NEW: Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • NFL: Packers have been kings of NFC North

    The competitive balance that has come to define the modern NFL has not exactly been evenly distributed across the different divisions.
    NEW: Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • Sterling’s McPherson back on track after injury

    Maggie McPherson had quite a sendoff for her sophomore season of athletics.It was on the podium at t ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Erie’s Kruthoff sparks win over Bureau Valley

    MANLIUS – Courtney Kruthoff doesn’t like rushing behind the service line when it’s her time to go.Wh ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Schwarber blast sends Cubs past Reds

    Kyle Schwarber hit a go-ahead two-run home run in the seventh inning, and Kris Bryant had three hits and two RBIs as the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinn ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Clement, Henry next in line of star RBs for Wisconsin, ’Bama

    MADISON, Wis. – When it comes to running the ball, few teams in the country can match the recent successes and lineages boasted by Wisconsin and Alaba ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Local roundup: Hamblen places second, Dukes fourth in Sycamore

    Brayden Hamblen of Rock Falls finished second overall, and Dixon was fourth as a team at the Sycamore Cross Country Invitational on Tuesday at Afton F ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Warriors top Cougars

    The Sterling Golden Warriors and Eastland Cougars matched up in an instant classic Tuesday in Lanark, as the Warriors left town with a 25-20, 28-30, 2 ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:45 pm
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