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  • Men's basketball: Sauk's season ends in Region IV semifinal

    DIXON – Dewan White has always felt comfortable playing on the Kennedy-King men’s basketball team.Wh ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Women's basketball: Skyhawks fend of Highland's best shot

    DIXON – Ahead by 14 points with less than 7 minutes remaining in its NJCAA Region IV semifinal game against Highland, the Sauk Valley Community Colleg ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Girls basketball: Prophetstown hounds Iroquois West in third-place game

    NORMAL – From the first time she stepped on the basketball court as a varsity player, Corrie Reiley knew exactly what her role was for the Prophetstow ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Girls basketball: Prophetstown shakes off semifinal loss, takes third place in 1A

    NORMAL – As the Prophetstown girls basketball team suffered through the sting of Friday's Class 1A state semifinal loss, slowly there appeared a glimm ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Prophet seniors deserved ‘W’

    NORMAL – Don Robinson looked to his right, then to his left. All he saw were seniors. He had yet to be asked a question at Saturday's postgame press ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • SVM scouts boys regionals and sectional

    3A Sterling RegionalWhen: Today, Tuesday, FridayWhere: Musgrove Fieldhouse, SterlingTeams: No. 1 Dix ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Sportshorts for Monday, March 2, 2015

    Cornell freshman Karlie Mellott continued her hot start to the softball season and had a strong showing at the plate over the weekend for the Big Red.
    March 1, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • NBA: Chris Paul, DeAndre Jordan lead Clippers past Bulls

    CHICAGO – DeAndre Jordan’s rebounding was too much for the short-handed Chicago Bulls.Jordan continu ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • White Sox legend Minoso’s love of game never waned

    GLENDALE, Ariz. – In his first at-bat in a White Sox uniform, on May 1, 1951 at Comiskey Park, Minnie Minoso homered off Yankees pitcher Vic Raschi.
    March 1, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • NASCAR: Jimmie Johnson pulls away for another win

    HAMPTON, Ga. – Likely locking up a run at his record-tying seventh championship before it even turns to spring, Jimmie Johnson pulled away after the f ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Here’s to you, Mr. Robinson

    NORMAL – Don Robinson stood against the walls in the catacombs of Redbird Arena on Friday afternoon in his Proph-etstown lettterman jacket with the gl ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 1:18 am
  • State basketball: Raiders beat Prophets at their own game

    NORMAL – The ball ended up in Clare Kramer’s hands, and probably for the first time in her career, the orange orb was completely useless. 
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 1:19 am
  • Hardin Calhoun sets state rebounding record

    NORMAL – Rebounds were an issue for Proph-etstown in the first 1A semifinal Friday at Redbird Arena. ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 1:16 am
  • Boys swimming: Locals done after Friday preliminary swims

    WINNETKA – Caleb Carlson was eating a fistful of orange slices and laughing with a friend poolside at New Trier High School during a short break in th ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 1:14 am
  • Boys basketball: Dukes win BNC West title

    DIXON - It was supposed to be a bumper-to-bumper thrill ride for the conference championship. It ended up being Dixon’s victory lap for a nearly-spotl ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 1:07 am
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