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  • RF edges past Dixon

    ROCK FALLS – In the second semifinal of the Class 3A Rock Falls Regional, 25 points would not be enough in either set. Back and forth through point af ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:28 am
  • Comets, Raiders roll to regional semi victories

    ASHTON – Newman had to break a bit of a sweat in its Class 1A AFC Regional volleyball semifinal against Indian Creek.
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:27 am
  • Sterling rallies past Leafs after 2nd-set scare

    ROCK FALLS – Sterling cruised in the first set but struggled in the second before rallying to beat Geneseo 25-18, 25-23 in the Class 3A Rock Falls Reg ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:27 am
  • Boys soccer: Sterling can't match Benet

    WHEATON — For nearly 40 minutes, the Sterling soccer team could say that they went toe-to-toe with No. 1-ranked Benet Academy in a 2A St. Francis Sect ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Milledgeville outlasts Amboy in back-&-forth finale; Cougars roll past host Marcos

    POLO – After two sets of prolonged runs by one team, the third set between Amboy and Milledgeville was a doozy Tuesday night in the semifinals of the ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:27 am
  • Volleyball: Hawks fly into regional final

    Oregon’s varsity volleyball team wasted little time Tuesday night in paving its path to the 2A regional final in Dakota.
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Cubs can’t solve Kluber

    CLEVELAND – Corey Kluber got the Cleveland Indians off to a great start, and Roberto Perez finished off the Chicago Cubs in their first World Series g ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Epstein: Cubs’ master builder

    Theo Epstein is restless in a way most of us are not.No one is more invested in finding out whether ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • big man expanding his shooting range and his game

    MADISON, Wis. – The weakness in Ethan Happ's otherwise solid offensive game is so obvious that the Wisconsin big man knows how defenders are going to ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • SportShorts for Wednesday, October 26, 2016

    Former NFL head coach and current ESPN analyst Herm Edwards paid a visit to another former NFL coach on Tuesday. Edwards was in Champaign to visit L ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Duchesses

    ROCK FALLS — Don’t fault the Dixon Duchesses for taking some time to get familiar with their surroundings at the 3A Rock Falls volleyball regional.
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Cutler cleared medically, can step in as starter

    LAKE FOREST – Finally, some good news for the scuffling Chicago Bears: Quarterback Jay Cutler will return from a thumb injury to play against the Minn ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • Decades of futility will end for either Cubs or Indians

    CLEVELAND – The last time the Cleveland Indians won the World Series, Dewey led Truman in the polls. The Chicago Cubs' last title was 13 days after th ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • By the Numbers: Comets, Warriors cap off 18-0 mark

    It’s as if it’s 1994 all over again in Sterling.The Newman Comets and Sterling Golden Warriors may h ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • Marcos top Hiawatha in three sets

    The Polo Marcos picked up a win over Kirkland (Hiawatha) in 3 games Monday night (25-14, 13-25, 25-13) to advance in the Class 1A Polo Regional. Polo ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 11:37 pm
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