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  • Comets’ comeback falls short in final

    MORRISON — Standing closer to the scorer’s table than he was to the 3-point arc, Newman’s Eli Leffelman banked in a 3-pointer as time expired in the 2 ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 11:56 pm
  • Missiles come up short vs. Warriors

    STOCKTON – To rehash a saying made popular by the Chicago Cubs, the Milledgeville boys basketball will have to wait 'til next year to get that elusive ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 11:55 pm
  • Carlson qualifies for 2 event finals

    Dixon junior Caleb Carlson is back in the finals of the state meet for the second straight season, as he qualified for the championship heats in the 2 ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 12:00 am
  • Cougars’ comeback falls 1 point short

    LANARK – To say the Eastland Cougars fought until the very end of a basketball game is a cliché, but also literal, truthful – and not surprising one b ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 11:55 pm
  • Kempny learning Hawks’ style, new language in rookie season

    Blackhawks defenseman Michal Kempny has played in fits and starts during his first NHL season. Of late, Kempny has been in the lineup more often tha ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 11:37 pm
  • Wade, Butler lead comeback

    CHICAGO – Dwyane Wade scored 23 points, Jimmy Butler added 22, and the Chicago Bulls rallied to beat the Phoenix Suns 128-121 in overtime Friday night ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 11:39 pm
  • MLB: Sox prospect saw Buehrle's perfect game

    White Sox pitching prospect Zack Burdi didn’t realize how lucky he was when he arrived at his suite for a Sox game when he was 14 years old. His frie ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 10:25 pm
  • Palmer in lead as focus shifts to golf

    PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Ryan Palmer has reason to believe that better days are ahead, with his golf game and at home.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 10:25 pm
  • Maddon pondering options, including Schwarber hitting first

    Manager Joe Maddon wisely shot down the thought of new leadoff batter Kyle Schwarber getting the opportunity to run at every opportunity.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 10:25 pm
  • Outdoor adventures: Get out and enjoy the weather

    Ladies and gentlemen, there is but one thought floating through my head at the present time. That is ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 10:26 pm
  • Earnhardt more than ready for return from concussion

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Dale Earnhardt Jr. traded in his T-shirt, jeans and sneakers for a head-to-toe pilot uniform, climbed up the portable stairs, an ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 10:25 pm
  • Patrick working to get better during final stretch in races

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Danica Patrick is still looking for her first NASCAR victory, and Stewart-Haas Racing teammate Kurt Busch thinks he knows why: S ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 10:25 pm
  • Ottens & Schave lead Missiles into regional title game

    STOCKTON – Everybody in the area knows that juniors Cade Schave and Kyle Ottens are the go-to guys for Milledgeville. But even though it's common know ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 11:11 pm
  • NHL: Kane's hat trick leads Blackhawks past Coyotes

    CHICAGO – Patrick Kane scored three goals for his third career hat trick to lead the surging Chicago Blackhawks past the Arizona Coyotes 6-3 on Thursd ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 11:10 pm
  • Spartans roll past Huskers at home

    Miles Bridges scored nine points during a decisive run and finished with 20, Nick Ward also had 20 points, and Joshua Langford scored a career-high 17 ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 11:04 pm
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