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  • Girls track & field: Rock Falls adds weights to workouts

    Tuesday's and Thursday's haven't been the same for the Rock Falls girls track and field team this season. And after the early returns, it may never be ...
    March 28, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Gonzaga’s big second-half run sinks UCLA

    Przemek Karnowski had 18 points and nine rebounds and second-seeded Gonzaga used a big run early in the second half to pull away for a 74-62 victory o ...
    March 28, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Boys track & field: Loss of Gieson won't deflate Dukes' hopes

    JD Gieson wasn't channeling Derrick Rose when talking about his rehab from a knee injury Thursday, but the Dixon junior was able to make a pretty clea ...
    March 28, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Notre Dame eyes history, shot at upsetting Kentucky

    CLEVELAND – Beware, Kentucky. That little leprechaun looms.The pristine season, the presumed NCAA ch ...
    March 28, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Arizona, Wisconsin take court Saturday in Part II with trip to Final Four at stake

    LOS ANGELES – Arizona guard Gabe York remembers having the ball in his hands, taking a couple of dribbles and failing to get a shot off before time ex ...
    March 28, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Is Kentucky greatest college team ever?

    With every dominating win – we're up to 37-0 – it becomes more and more apparent that Kentucky really isn't competing against the remaining teams in t ...
    March 28, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • College baseball: Sauk looking to bounce back after tough season

    There were times last season when Mario Pacheco would go through his windup, push off the pitching rubber, and let fly a fastball that would be clocke ...
    March 28, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Good to expand sports experiences

    Isaiah Roby sticks out in a crowd. That's just a fact of life for someone already 6-foot, 8-inches tall as a junior in high school.
    March 27, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • High School Extra: Meet Newman's Jenna Stevens

    What do you enjoy about softball?Softball has been my favorite sport since I was little. I’ve always ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • College baseball: 2015 Sauk Valley baseball capsule

    Sauk Valley SkyhawksCoach: Chris Davis (1st season)Roster3  Derek Kennell  Fr.  P/IF5  Reyes Maldona ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Sportshorts for Saturday, March 28, 2015

    A federal judge is expected to rule any day in a lawsuit brought by owners of two Wigley rooftop businesses that seeks to stop the Cubs from erecting ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Golf: Area resident Jimmy Walker takes lead in Texas Open

    SAN ANTONIO – Jimmy Walker enjoyed a neighborly stroll at TPC San Antonio after a 35-minute drive from his suburban home.
    March 27, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Boys track: 2015 preview capsules for NIB-12 West and BNC West

    Dixon DukesCoach: Bruce Luther (5th season)2014 posteason: Placed 8th in 2A at state meet, and 4th a ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • MLB: 30 is the new 40 when it comes to home runs these days

    SAN FRANCISCO – Whether it's steroid testing, all those power arms in the bullpen or a lower strike zone, baseballs just aren't flying out of the park ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • MLB: Cubs hit 4 homers off Samardzija in win over White Sox

    MESA, Ariz. – Facing his former team, Jeff Samardzija gave up two-run homers to Jorge Soler and Chri ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:56 pm
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