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  • Track: 800 is mix of speed and endurance, physical and mental strength

    There's really only one race in a modern track meet that can be run by both sprinters and distance runners: the 800 meters. For the sprinters, it pla ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Polo-Forreston sets pace at shortened Invite

    ROCK FALLS – The record will show there was no team champion at the Rocket Invitational boys track meet on Friday night at Hinders Field.
    April 25, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Storm star goes the distance at Rock Falls

    ROCK FALLS – Rain and lightning may have halted the Rocket Invitational, but it did little to slow down Bureau Valley senior distance ace Regan Weidne ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • High school extra: Meet Eastland's Sam Johnson

    With your small stature, how do other throwers react to you?When I first went out for track, they as ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Always wild with Warriors, Leafs

    One of my fondest high school sports memories growing up was from a rainy playoff football game in Geneseo in 1994.
    April 25, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Fillies feast on Comets’ pitching

    The Morrison Fillies jumped out to a big lead on the road Friday, and never looked back in a 14-2, five-inning win over the Newman Comets in a Three R ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Weather plays tricks on hunters

    You know I just can’t help that the talk lately has been very catfish and mushroom heavy. That is ju ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • MLB: Fight brings Sox together

    On Wednesday, White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu made a strong statement about the lack of cohesiveness in the clubhouse. “We have to make some chang ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • NBA: Bulls fortunate to be up 3-0

    The Bulls took a 3-0 series lead over the Bucks with their road victory Thursday. Here are three obs ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • MLB: Cubs rally past Reds in 11th

    Jonathan Herrera singled home the tiebreaking run in the 11th inning, and David Ross followed with a bases-loaded double that sent the Chicago Cubs to ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Fit to be tied after two rounds

    Hudson Swafford shot a 6-under 66 for a share of the Zurich Classic lead with Boo Weekley when second-round play was suspended Friday in Avondale, La. ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Sportshorts for Saturday, April 25, 2015

    CROSS COUNTRYOregon native Myers new coach at NIUAdrian Myers, a 2003 Oregon High School graduate, h ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Harden, Rockets in total control

    James Harden scored a playoff career-high 42 points, Dwight Howard had his postseason best with 26 rebounds, and Houston beat Dallas 130-128 on Friday ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Bowyer, Stewart looking for good runs at Richmond

    RICHMOND, Va. – Clint Bowyer is having a terrible year. Tony Stewart, too.The veteran drivers have s ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • NHL: Blackhawks to stick with Darling in Game 6

    CHICAGO – Rookie Scott Darling will start in goal for the Blackhawks as they try to close out the Nashville Predators in Game 6 of their opening playo ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:16 am
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