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  • Jarrett strikes out 11 Hawks

    Mitchell Wolfe and Kris Lohman each drove in three runs to led Dixon to an 18-1, five-inning victory at Oregon on Tuesday.
    NEW: April 1, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Chacon paces Dixon soccer to win

    Lauren Chacon scored two goals, and Lauren Pollom added a goal and an assist to lead the Dixon girls soccer team to a 4-0 victory at Winnebago on Tues ...
    NEW: April 1, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Rock Falls crushes Crusaders

    Rock Falls, led by a 6-for-6 performance from Michaela Ward, rapped out 19 hits on its way to a 23-0 victory at Rockford Lutheran on Tuesday.
    NEW: April 1, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Big Ten = big success

    MADISON, Wis. – After Michigan State clinched a spot in the Final Four last weekend, Wisconsin's Sam Dekker wrote something on Twitter that packed as ...
    NEW: April 1, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • For third time, all four top seeds headed to women’s Final Four

    The women's Final Four will have a familiar feel to it, with three of last year's teams back in the national semifinals.
    NEW: March 31, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Senior sets school scoring mark as Stanford holds off ODU

    NEW YORK – Rock Island native Chasson Randle had 24 points to become Stanford's all-time leading scorer, and carry the Cardinal to a 67-60 victory ove ...
    NEW: March 31, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Rocks’ catcher drives in five to beat Golden Warriors

    STERLING – Seth Albright saw a lot of pitches.The Rock Island starting pitcher needed 96 pitches to ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Alvarado finds niche with SVCC tennis program

    Something as simple as a change in parking lots made all the difference in the sporting world for Julius Alvarado.
    March 30, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • MLB: Cubs look to make big leap into contention

    CHICAGO – Standing in the shade on a beautiful afternoon in Arizona, Jon Lester embraced the question that hovers over the Chicago Cubs these days.
    March 30, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Sportshorts for Tuesday, March 31, 2015

    Dixon senior Laron Carr will continue his basketball career as a member of the Sauk Valley Skyhawks next season. He made that announcement on Monday, ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • NBA: Bulls' recent defensive improvement good sign for playoffs

    Saturday’s victory over the hapless Knicks accomplished two things for the Bulls:• It made Tom Thibo ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • IndyCar: Montoya has swagger back

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – There was a time when the edge to Juan Pablo Montoya was evident everywhere he went. His arrogance was on display as he walked ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Women's basketball: Huskies back in Final Four

    Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 27 points to help UConn beat Dayton 91-70 on Monday night in Albany, New York, to advance to the national semifinals for ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Men's basketball: Kaminsky, Okafor lead 2014-15 AP All-America team

    Frank Kaminsky and Jahlil Okafor are as different as stories can be in college basketball. The two, however, have a lot in common – both are in the Fi ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Men's basketball: A year later than expected, Michigan St back in Final Four

    DETROIT – Michigan State's run to the Final Four came one season later than expected, and that's part of the reason coach Tom Izzo is enjoying it so m ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:43 pm
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