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  • Wilcox has really settled in as Dukes’ QB

    For Noah Wilcox, it was simply a matter of waiting his turn.A year ago, as a Dixon sophomore, he was ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Twins anchor secondary spots for Newman

    When opposing wide receivers line up against the Newman Comets, they might think the cornerback is following them wherever they set up shop. But it’s ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • Week 9 helped Sterling prepare for playoffs

    As the season wore on, Sterling kept winning big.There was the 41-point win over Pekin in Week 2, th ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • Arrieta, Schwarber, Chicago ease past Indians

    CLEVELAND – Jake Arrieta made a teasing try at history, Kyle Schwarber drove in two runs, and the Chicago Cubs brushed off a shutout to even the World ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • Men's basketball: Huskers lineup full of new faces

    LINCOLN, Neb. – At Nebraska, where success in basketball has been scant, it helps if the coach has a sense of humor. That’s an area where Tim Miles is ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • Men's basketball: Northwestern hopes for tourney bid after 20 wins last year

    EVANSTON – Bryant McIntosh sees the progress.The star point guard endured a losing season as a fresh ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • SportShorts for Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016

    Tressa Schuler racked up 22 kills and 12 digs as Sauk Valley posted a 25-16, 25-16, 25-17 win against the St. Ambrose JV team on Wednesday in the SVCC ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 11:29 pm
  • RF edges past Dixon

    ROCK FALLS – In the second semifinal of the Class 3A Rock Falls Regional, 25 points would not be enough in either set. Back and forth through point af ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:28 am
  • Comets, Raiders roll to regional semi victories

    ASHTON – Newman had to break a bit of a sweat in its Class 1A AFC Regional volleyball semifinal against Indian Creek.
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:27 am
  • Sterling rallies past Leafs after 2nd-set scare

    ROCK FALLS – Sterling cruised in the first set but struggled in the second before rallying to beat Geneseo 25-18, 25-23 in the Class 3A Rock Falls Reg ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:27 am
  • Boys soccer: Sterling can't match Benet

    WHEATON — For nearly 40 minutes, the Sterling soccer team could say that they went toe-to-toe with No. 1-ranked Benet Academy in a 2A St. Francis Sect ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Milledgeville outlasts Amboy in back-&-forth finale; Cougars roll past host Marcos

    POLO – After two sets of prolonged runs by one team, the third set between Amboy and Milledgeville was a doozy Tuesday night in the semifinals of the ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:27 am
  • Volleyball: Hawks fly into regional final

    Oregon’s varsity volleyball team wasted little time Tuesday night in paving its path to the 2A regional final in Dakota.
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Cubs can’t solve Kluber

    CLEVELAND – Corey Kluber got the Cleveland Indians off to a great start, and Roberto Perez finished off the Chicago Cubs in their first World Series g ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Epstein: Cubs’ master builder

    Theo Epstein is restless in a way most of us are not.No one is more invested in finding out whether ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:21 am
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