• Roundu: Storm second at Hall Invite

    Kane Eastwood won the 800 and anchored relays to two more wins to lead Bureau Valley to second place in the 10-team Rollie Morris Invitational on Satu ...
    April 19, 2014 - 10:11 pm
  • Roundup: Rockets dig the long ball

    Rock Falls put on a hitting display in posting a road doubleheader sweep of Rockford Boylan on Saturday, 12-5 in the opener and 14-3 in the nightcap.
    April 19, 2014 - 10:11 pm
  • Hawks should have closed it out

    You know what was the most aggravating thing about the Blackhawks?A lack of killer instinct, that’s ...
    April 19, 2014 - 12:28 am
  • Montgomery, Mekeel reap honors at banquet

    The northwest corner of Illinois has become famous for its excellence at the individual and dual team state wrestling tournaments.
    April 19, 2014 - 12:29 am
  • Quite a duo saying goodbye

    This coming fall, I'll be well into my 23rd year as a member of the Sauk Valley Media sports staff. I imagine in many ways it will be like the previo ...
    April 19, 2014 - 12:29 am
  • High School Extra: Q&A with Erin Ansusinha

    How long have you played soccer? I played travel soccer when I was younger, and I played club this past fall, but I moved here in fifth grade and sto ...
    April 19, 2014 - 12:27 am
  • Take me out to the ballgame?

    Sunday was a beautiful day in Cincinnati. A warm breeze blew from the south, the sun was out, and there was no hint that 2 days later, the ground woul ...
    April 19, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • Sports briefs for Friday, April 18

    COLLEGE HOOPSDuke’s Hood to turn proDuke sophomore Rodney Hood is entering the NBA draft.Hood said i ...
    April 19, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • Dodgers outfielder playing amidst threats to his life outside baseball

    SAN FRANCISCO – Yasiel Puig believes he has the support from his Los Angeles Dodgers teammates and the club to help him keep his focus on baseball des ...
    April 19, 2014 - 12:24 am
  • Mushrooms on the menu soon

    So let's take a quick trip back in time at the week that was … First there's Saturday, and I'm in boat with my lovely little daughter Taya, and we ar ...
    April 19, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • Reds’ Simon baffles Cubs

    Alfredo Simon lowered his ERA to 0.86, and Cincinnati won for the 16th time in its last 17 games at Wrigley Field after a 3-1 decision on Friday after ...
    April 19, 2014 - 12:24 am
  • Skyhawks split twinbill

    Natalie Brown homered, doubled, and drove in three runs to lead the Sauk Valley Community College softball team to a 9-3 victory over the College of D ...
    April 19, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Smooth sailing expected Monday at Boston Marathon

    BOSTON – During the early afternoon of April 15, 2013, Boston Marathon race director Dave McGillivray sent a text to Boston Athletic Association execu ...
    April 19, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Wings hit road, knock off Bruins

    Pavel Datsyuk scored at 16:59 of the third period, moments after Jimmy Howard's best save of the game, and the Detroit Red Wings beat the top-seeded B ...
    April 19, 2014 - 12:22 am
  • Choi seizes lead at RBC Heritage

    K.J. Choi's early tee time and quick start moved him to the top of the rain-delayed RBC Heritage on Friday in Hilton Head Island, S.C.
    April 19, 2014 - 12:22 am

    National video

    Reader Poll

    What do you think about the amount of income tax that you pay?
    Too high
    Too low
    Just right
    I don't pay income tax