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  • Girls cross country: Weidner healthy heading into senior season

    When Regan Weidner felt a need for speed, it sent her down a path of injury and frustration.Now the ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • New Bears same as old Bears?

    The last time we saw the Bears on an NFL field, they were an 8-8 football team. Are these guys better?
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Polo dominates East Dubuque in every phase for Week 1 win

    POLO – After a 40-14 blowout win over East Dubuque, it was hard to tell what was more satisfying to the Polo Marcos – beating their opponents, or prov ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Football: Week 1 in the books – at last

    The first week of the high school football season has come to a conclusion ... finally. Despite Moth ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 9:43 am
  • 2014 Girls Cross Country preview capsules

    Amboy ClippersCoach: Bob Halberg2013 postseason: Placed fifth at 1A Bureau Valley Regional and 12th ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Uresti leads Warriors

    Jose Uresti scored two goals, and Miguel Gallardo added one as Sterling wrapped up play in the Barb Cup in DeKalb on Saturday with a 3-2 victory again ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Kahne gets boost with win

    HAMPTON, Ga. – Kasey Kahne’s “downer” year received an important boost when he overcame his struggles with restarts with a big power move when he need ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Fast start key for Illini

    CHAMPAIGN – There are tangible lessons in football, such as tackling techniques and the best way to catch a pass. But how does a coach drill into play ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Soler still on fire for Cubs

    Jorge Soler has never lacked confidence. Even before being promoted to the major leagues last week, the Cuban slugger declared this season to be "his ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Kirk rallies to win Deutsche Bank title

    Chris Kirk made three big putts and captured the biggest win of his career Monday in the Deutsche Bank Championship. Whether that was enough for U.S. ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Bouchard can’t stand the N.Y. heat

    NEW YORK – Bothered by the heat and stifling humidity, Eugenie Bouchard felt dizzy and her vision was blurry.
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Comets avenge 2013 opening-game loss to Rockridge

    EDGINGTON – The one thorn in Newman's side a year ago was a loss to Rockridge. Consider that thorn removed.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:48 am
  • Wakeup call – just in time

    EDGINGTON – For 24 minutes of football, myself and a couple of colleagues were shaking our heads in the press box.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:45 am
  • After long delay, Dukes take control for dominant home win

    DIXON – After waiting for nearly 2 hours, the Dixon Dukes were chomping at the bit to get onto A.C. Bowers Field on Friday night. They wasted no time ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:48 am
  • Big plays costly for Warriors

    METAMORA – All 22 helmets on the field looked to the sky as they watched the ball soar toward its target. It was a lob pass that had a hump like a ca ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:43 am
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