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  • Donaldson’s long-range goal lifts Oregon in home opener

    OREGON – Hannah Donaldson’s goal in the 34th minute from 35 yards out was all the Oregon girls soccer team needed to pick up the first win in program ...
    March 23, 2017 - 12:05 am
  • Missed opportunities cost Sterling in season opener at home against Sherrard

    STERLING – The Sterling softball team had every chance to win their season opener Wednesday against Sherrard. The Golden Warriors had the leadoff batt ...
    March 23, 2017 - 12:04 am
  • Rockets build lead, hang on after Newman rally

    STERLING – After five innings, Wednesday’s pitcher’s duel between Rock Falls’ Natalie Soltow and Newman’s Lakyn Waldschmidt became a slugfest between ...
    March 23, 2017 - 12:05 am
  • Veterans will hold key spots on Dukes’ roster in 2017

    DIXON – For the past 8 years, Daniel Ferguson and Jonathan Rivera and paired their tennis skills together throughout various summer tournaments. Now, ...
    March 23, 2017 - 12:04 am
  • Missiles pick up two wins

    Alli Schmidt homered and drove in three runs to power the Milledgeville softball team to a 9-4 victory against visiting Pearl City on Wednesday aftern ...
    March 23, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • Sport Shorts for Thursday, March 23, 2017

    Dallas Green, the Cubs general manager and executive vice president from 1982 to 1987, died Wednesday. He was 82.
    March 23, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • NBA: Mirotic's career-high keeps Chicago in playoff race

    CHICAGO (AP) — Nikola Mirotic scored a season-high 28 points, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Detroit Pistons 117-95 in a matchup between struggling te ...
    March 23, 2017 - 12:08 am
  • Sox smart to sign Anderson

    The latest crop of talented young shortstops is so deep Tim Anderson barely gets mentioned in some top-10 lists.
    March 23, 2017 - 12:01 am
  • Cubs hoping to tap into hard-thrower’s potential

    Dylan Cease’s right arm has been fully rebuilt and remains as powerful as it was before Tommy John elbow surgery 3 years ago.
    March 23, 2017 - 12:00 am
  • Men's basketball: True grit gets Boilers to Sweet 16

    INDIANAPOLIS – Coach Matt Painter kept believing in his team even as he watched Purdue fritter away a 19-point lead.
    March 22, 2017 - 11:47 pm
  • KU fans split over on-court success, off-court woes

    LAWRENCE, Kan. – Hundreds of people file through the doors of the 23rd Street Brewery for lunch and dinner every day, most bound together by their unr ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:49 pm
  • Men's basketball: Shot shooting knocks Illini out of NIT

    ORLANDO, Fla. – B.J. Taylor scored 17 points, Tacko Fall had a double-double, and Central Florida held on to defeat Illinois 68-58 on Wednesday night ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:49 pm
  • Men's basketball: Gonzaga, Arizona try to end West Coast Final Four drought

    SAN JOSE, Calif. – Getting to the second weekend of the NCAA Tournament is nothing new for Gonzaga and Arizona.
    March 22, 2017 - 11:50 pm
  • Match Play to visit ailing mother

    AUSTIN, Texas – Defending champion Jason Day lasted only six holes at the Dell Technologies Match Play until a heavy heart forced an early departure. ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:10 pm
  • Marcos no longer in a co-op

    POLO – On a wind-blown Tuesday afternoon just north of Polo High School, Jeff Grobe smacks a line drive and three Marcos converge on the ball during p ...
    March 22, 2017 - 12:09 am
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