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  • Carr drives Dixon

    Laron Carr scored 20 points as the Dixon Dukes beat Orion 65-33 on Wednesday to improve to 2-0 at the Orion tournament.
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Boys basketball: Comets go all in

    OREGON – Wanting to shake off its opening loss, the Newman Comets went all in to get afloat.After a ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Haverland’s height makes him perfect target for EPC offense

    It's really pretty simple, when one thinks about it. See the football, go up and get the football. Brighton Haverland just has the tools to do it bet ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 2:45 pm
  • Girls hoops: Schrader leads Rockets past Warriors

    ROCK FALLS – With arch rival Sterling looming in the Sauk Valley Shootout finale, Rock Falls senior Bailey Schrader didn't want to put herself in a po ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Girls basketball: Smith's 3s led Dixon past Newman

    ROCK FALLS – Both Newman and Dixon struggled to find the bottom of the net in their Sauk Valley Shootout matchup Tuesday night. However, there was an ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Boys basketball: Skyhawks hang on for road win; Raiders, Marcos win at AFC tournament

    James Trice III tossed in 22 points to lead the Sauk Valley Community College men's basketball team to a 77-73 win against Truman on Tuesday in Chicag ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Girls basketball: Skyhawks stay hot; Prophets, Fillies win at home

    The Sauk Valley Skyhawks improved to 6-2 on the season with a 59-52 victory over South Suburban on Tuesday night in Dixon. Krystal James had 24 point ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Girls basketball: Tigers answer Rocket runs

    ROCK FALLS – Timely shooting and answered baskets doomed the Rock Falls in their Sauk Valley Shootout matchup against Sherrard on Monday at Tabor Gym.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:27 am
  • Sterling’s defense key in victory over Newman

    ROCK FALLS – A big second quarter from the Golden Warriors was the spark plug that allowed them to cruise to a 48-23 victory over the Comets Monday ni ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:28 am
  • Giedd snapped ACL, but is back popping opponents

    There was a time when Chase Giedd wasn't able to chase around opposing quarterbacks and running backs and he has the scars to prove it.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:28 am
  • Football: By The Numbers from Week 13

    For the third time since 2005, the Northwest Upstate Illini Conference has two football teams playing in state championship games.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Boys roundup: LeBlanc scores 18 in season opener for Dixon

    Kyle LeBlanc scored 18 points for the Dixon basketball team to led all scorers in a 68-32 season-opening win over Sherrard at the Orion Tournament.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Ravens knock off Saints

    Justin Forsett ripped off one long run after another, and the Baltimore Ravens battered Drew Brees into a very costly mistake.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Sportshorts for Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

    Aaron Cosby scored 18 points, with 13 in the first five minutes of the second half, as Illinois topped Brown 89-68 on Monday in Champaign.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Trojans knock off Prophets, Hawks en route to Oregon title

    The Mendota Trojans used a second-quarter blitz Saturday to cruise to the Oregon Tournament title, downing the host Hawks 58-35 in the title tilt at t ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 11:45 pm
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