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  • SportShorts for Monday, Feb. 20, 2017

    GIRLS BOWLINGKaltenbrun 54th at state tournamentOregon junior Caitlyn Kaltenbrun finished 54th at th ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:09 am
  • Illini rally as Iowa goes cold

    Malcolm Hill scored 21 points and hauled down eight rebounds and Illinois held on for a 70-66 win over Iowa on Saturday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:09 am
  • Morrison senior Eads rides favorite move to state title

    CHAMPAIGN – Did you hear the one about the Mustang who is a one-trick pony and won a state wrestling championship? That’s what happened for Morrison ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 6:29 pm
  • Fulton’s Tyler Fleetwood tames Villarreal for 2nd title

    CHAMPAIGN – For people who put much stock in rankings, Tyler Fleetwood’s latest state championship was an upset. The Fulton junior had been No. 2 in ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 6:31 pm
  • Taylor Fleetwood’s run ends as runner-up

    CHAMPAIGN – Taylor Fleetwood had an amazing journey to reach the 285-pound championship bout at the Class 1A state wrestling tournament. Waiting for ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 6:46 pm
  • Rockets’ Ager dominates again in winning 195-pound title

    CHAMPAIGN – There was a game of cat and mouse going on in the Class 1A 195-pound championship bout at the IHSA state wrestling tournament on Saturday. ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 8:47 pm
  • E-P Panther senior Passmore cashes in with medal

    CHAMPAIGN – Garrett Passmore was successful on two fronts Saturday afternoon. The Erie-Prophetstown junior earned a medal around his neck and some mo ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 7:06 pm
  • Dixon junior will compete at state in four events

    BYRON – As successful as Dixon's Caleb Carlson was on Saturday at the Class 2A Byron Sectional, one might look at the results and think the Dukes had ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 8:45 pm
  • Bowling: Kaltenbrun takes 54th at state meet

    Oregon bowler Caitlyn Kaltenbrun finished 54th at the state championship in Rockford on Saturday.Her ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 8:08 pm
  • Slow start sinks Sauk

    DIXON – The Sauk Valley women’s basketball team got off to a rough start on Saturday and never recovered, falling at home to Kankakee 80-51.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:04 am
  • Conference checked off

    STERLING – About the only thing the Sterling Golden Warriors had not accomplished in the first half of Friday’s game at Musgrove Fieldhouse was have a ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:19 am
  • Boys basketball: Dixon rallies from 21-6 deficit to upend Tigers at Lancaster

    DIXON – For the first eight minutes of Friday night’s matchup Big Northern matchup between Dixon and Byron, it looked as though the Tigers would run a ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:21 am
  • Rockets fall to Indians at Tabor

    ROCK FALLS — For one half on Friday night at Tabor Gym, the Rock Falls Rockets and Winnebago Indians hit every shot in sight, playing through 10 ties ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • Boys basketball: Bulldogs spoil Missiles' party

    MILLEDGEVILLE — The final home game of the season is usually a special night for the Milledgeville Missiles.
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:08 am
  • Six locals win first-round wrestleback bouts to keep hopes alive

    CHAMPAIGN – Six area wrestlers kept their hopes alive for hardware by winning first-round wrestlebacks on Friday morning. In Class 2A, Sterling 160-p ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:06 am
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