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  • AFC takes early lead, holds off late Amboy run

    ASHTON – AFC led wire-to-wire, though at times the lead was whittled down to a few points. The Raiders answered every Amboy run and held off the fina ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 11:34 pm
  • Dixon withstands good effort from Hawks

    OREGON – Oregon gave Dixon its best shot in a girls basketball game Saturday night at the Blackhawk Center. Unfortunately for the Hawks, that shot di ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 11:32 pm
  • Green Bay holds off Cowboys to advance

    ARLINGTON, Texas – Aaron Rodgers didn't need another Hail Mary this time. Maybe just call it a "Half Mary." Rodgers threw a 36-yard pass to a toe-dr ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 11:30 pm
  • Falcons fly past Seahawks

    Matt Ryan looked very much like an MVP, and the Atlanta Falcons are headed to the NFC championship game.
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 11:28 pm
  • SportShorts for Monday, January 16, 2017

    MEN’S BASKETBALLIllini rally falls short against TerpsAnthony Cowan scored a career-high 19 points t ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 9:39 pm
  • Comets get past Messmer

    Cade Gorzny went 8-for-9 from the free-throw line in the fourth quarter and scored a game-high 19 points as Newman held off Messmer (Wis.) 75-67 in a ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 9:46 pm
  • Bay leads Duchesses in Morris

    Katlyn Bay had a total pinfall of 1,203 to lead the Dixon bwling team to fifth place in the 20-team Morris Invitational held Saturday at Echo lanes.
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 7:57 pm
  • Sterling catches fire in win to open MLK tourney

    STERLING – The ball never touched the court, as Alek Duran hit Nyrel Sullivan with a kick-out pass, and Sullivan whipped it quickly to Sean Gingrich, ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 9:37 pm
  • Full steam ahead to sectional for Fulton

    DIXON – Fulton isn’t a school known for its bowling program. In fact, the sport isn’t funded by the school, which technically makes it a club. Regardl ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 6:28 pm
  • Cardinals D corrals Mustangs

    MORRISON – In a statistical anomaly, the Morrison Mustangs and Erie Cardinals finished with 19 field goals on 44 attempts (43 percent) from the field ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 12:13 am
  • Milledgeville puts it all together in rout of Raiders

    MILLEDGEVILLE – Milledgeville’s boys basketball team was in the zone in more ways than one against AFC. The Missiles clicked offensively, especially ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 12:15 am
  • Shot rims out at buzzer in loss

    FORRESTON – Polo’s offensive strength is no secret, living and breathing by the 3-point shot. The Marcos looked to put the final touches on a second ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 12:13 am
  • Local roundup: Balanced Comets top Hall

    Kyle Schmitt paced a balanced attack with 11 points as the Newman boys basketball team went on the road and picked up a 64-53 victory against Hall on ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 12:11 am
  • Mild winter begs for fishing

    Welcome back, all. I hope you have had a great week. As I thought it would, the week flew by quickly, and we have arrived at the end of deer season 20 ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 12:08 am
  • Slumping McDermott remains confident

    Doug McDermott insists he’s still confident, that he’s mentally fine.The third-year forward also sai ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 12:08 am
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