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  • Softball roundup: Staples tosses no-hitter in Sterling's two-win day

    Rochelle couldn't touch Sterling pitcher Lexy Staples during the Golden Warriors 13-0, five-inning win over the Hubs on Saturday at Rochelle.
    April 19, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Local roundup: Sterling boys track takes second at Freeport

    The Sterling boys track team won 10 events on its way to a second-place finish at the nine-team Freeport Invitational on Saturday.
    April 19, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Baseball roundup: Fulton wins slugfest with Rockridge

    It was a high-scoring affair for the Fulton and Rockridge baseball teams, with the Steamers hanging on for a 15-13 home Three Rivers West win.
    April 19, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Softball: Panthers hang on for sweep of Clippers

    PROPHETSTOWN – For 12 innings, Erie-Prophetstown played textbook softball on Saturday against Three Rivers crossover opponent Amboy.
    April 19, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Track & field: Triple jump a 'weird' event that takes a special breed

    After watching the triple jump for years as a Sterling assistant track coach – as well as the guy who runs the event in pretty much every meet the Gol ...
    April 18, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Mustangs not inspired by nice weather in rout

    MORRISON – It was a beautiful day for baseball Friday, but not so much for the Morrison Mustangs.Aft ...
    April 18, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • High school extra: Meet Milledgeville's Jade Grenoble

    Milledgeville sophomore Jade Grenoble takes pointers from her father, Brad, on the school's softball team, takes a swing or two at volleyball, and is ...
    April 18, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Writing about wins is easy

    Alisa Baron rounded the blue track in Charleston in 2008 in a record time for the 400-meter in 55.66 seconds. That was really fun to watch.
    April 18, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • MLB: Debut done, Kris Bryant can get down to having fun with Cubs

    Whether in a movie or a memory, any recollection of Kris Bryant’s first official day as a Cub likely will start with the heartwarming hug between fath ...
    April 18, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Fillies go big in win

    The Morrison Fillies scored five runs in the second inning and six more in the fourth to beat St. Bede 11-0 in five innings Friday in a Three Rivers c ...
    April 18, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Stars send Caps past Isles

    Nicklas Backstrom had a goal and two assists, and Alex Ovechkin scored once, leading the Washington Capitals and fill-in goalie Philipp Grubauer past ...
    April 18, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Third-period flurry puts away Blackhawks, ties series at 1-1

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – They arrived in Nashville looking for one victory and once they got it, the Blackhawks got greedy.
    April 18, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Talk is cheap at fishing tournament

    Another successful Spring Fling tournament is now in the books, and like the rest of them, this one did not disappoint.
    April 18, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • No replay challenge costs Sox; Cardinals win

    Coming into this season, the Tigers had started 9-1 just twice since World War I: in 1968 and 1984, the years of Detroit's last two World Series title ...
    April 18, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • NBA: For Bulls, time to deliver on expectations as Bucks loom

    CHICAGO – With the return of Derrick Rose and the addition of Pau Gasol, the Chicago Bulls came into the season with soaring expectations.
    April 18, 2015 - 12:00 am
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