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  • SportShorts for Tuesday, May 26, 2015

    BOYS TENNISNitz finishes fourth at Moline SectionalSterling junior Jack Nitz saw his undefeated seas ...
    May 24, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Girls track & field: Zimmerlein finds medal stand; Bureau Valley's Hoffert, Weidner go out strong

    CHARLESTON – It was race day, and Erika Zimmerlein woke up early.But it wasn’t a typical race day fo ...
    May 24, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Girls track & field: Clevenger nabs fourth place at 2A state meet

    CHARLESTON – Dallas Clevenger spent part of her Friday night standing atop the podiums that were placed along the blue track at O'Brien Stadium at Eas ...
    May 24, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Area has big shoes to fill, but future bright

    CHARLESTON – State meets always have a nice way of capping the off the sports season, and Saturday's girls state track and field finals at Eastern Ill ...
    May 23, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Girls soccer: Duchesses come close to first sectional title, lose to Alleman in OT

    BYRON – Not content with just winning the program's first-ever regional title, the Dixon girls soccer team looked poised to add a sectional plaque to ...
    May 23, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Softball: Comets slug way past Missiles

    FULTON – Milledgeville’s Ally Bush picked the right time to hit a home run. Unfortunately for her, so did Newman’s Lakyn
    May 23, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • Softball: Fillies handle Panthers in Orion final

    ORION – Morrison's softball team had three P's working in the finals of the Class 2A Orion Regional against Erie-Prophetstown – power, pitching and pa ...
    May 23, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Softball: Clippers win fifth straight regional crown

    EARLVILLE – A few weeks ago, Coach Kelly Whitman decided to change the Amboy Clippers’ lineup. One o ...
    May 23, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Baseball: Mustangs shut down Comets for title

    MORRISON – Joey Brackemyer got his shutout win, but the Newman Comets made the Mustangs lefty work for it.
    May 23, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • Baseball: Steamers rally past Indian Creek

    ASHTON – The Indian Creek baseball team was supposed to win. For much of Saturday’s regional title tilt against Fulton at Ashton-Franklin Center High ...
    May 23, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Baseball: Forreston-Polo wins first regional crown

    OREGON – In a 2A baseball regional final against Stillman Valley, Forrreston-Polo had extra-base hits to start the first and fourth innings, but was u ...
    May 23, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • Sterling advances relay, individual; E-P has strong day at state

    CHARLESTON – Inside the check-in tent, Maggie McPherson sat on a folding chair. The tent was packed with runners waiting to enter the track, and McPhe ...
    May 23, 2015 - 12:55 am
  • E-P doesn’t back down to 2A challenge

    Throughout Friday's Class 2A girls state track and field meet, I couldn't stop watching Erie-Prophetstown.
    May 23, 2015 - 12:52 am
  • Zuidema makes front cover

    The Sterling girls track and field team is front and center, and Morgan Zuidema is the cover girl.Th ...
    May 23, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • Boys track & field: Dukes cut it close to state cut at Sterling Sectional

    STERLING – In a meet where 13 of the 18 events sent more than the minimum to next weekend's state meet, the story of Friday's Class 2A Sterling Sectio ...
    May 23, 2015 - 12:47 am
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