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  • SportShorts for Tuesday, August 16, 2016

    The Newman TD Club will be holding a membership drive on Friday in the back parking lot of the school, beginning at 6 p.m.
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Golf roundup: Fulton boys pick up win in season opener

    Jason Sikkema carded a 1-over-par 37 to lead the Fulton boys golf team to a 180-187 dual meet victory against West Carroll on Monday at Fulton Country ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • NFL: Bears getting good experience by practicing vs. Patriots

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The Chicago Bears showed up at Gillette Stadium on Monday to meet the Patriots, determined to continue to evolve into the NFL’s 20 ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Haverland leading Wildcatz after moving to QB

    PEARL CITY – Brighton Haverland has a new job.Haverland spent 3 years as the tight end for the Eastl ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 7:37 pm
  • West Carroll hoping to build on last season’s trip to playoffs

    SAVANNA – Luke Jones’ days of pushing around underclassmen on the West Carroll practice field are all but over. That’s a good thing, though. The Thu ...
    Aug. 14, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Short game helps Larkin to victory at Senior RRC

    AMBOY – Jim ‘Sparky’ Larkin nearly holed out his chip shot for birdie from just left of the green to close out the Senior Men’s Rock River Classic gol ...
    Aug. 14, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Piscotty, Moss homer to highlight five-run eighth

    CHICAGO – Stephen Piscotty hit a three-run homer, Brandon Moss followed with a solo shot one out later, and the St. Louis Cardinals used a five-run ei ...
    Aug. 14, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Another 1-run loss keeps ace winless since July 2

    MIAMI – Chris Sale took a line drive off the foot, took the blame for a defensive lapse, and took another defeat. The Chicago White Sox ace gave up f ...
    Aug. 14, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • Phelps finishes Olympic career with 23rd gold medal

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Standing atop the medal podium for the 23rd time, Michael Phelps teared up, bit his lip and gave a little nod. This was how he reall ...
    Aug. 14, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • U.S. women dominate China in group play finale

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Three wins from gold, and still no reason to think it will be easy for the U.S. men's basketball team. Klay Thompson ended an Olympi ...
    Aug. 14, 2016 - 11:16 pm
  • Star gymnast dominates on opening day of event finals

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Simone Biles spent Sunday morning in the warm-up gym thinking not of history, but perfection. When it didn't happen – and really, it ...
    Aug. 14, 2016 - 11:17 pm
  • Bolt cruises to win 100; van Niekirk breaks 400 mark

    If there were any doubts, it took less than 10 seconds – 9.81, to be exact – for Usain Bolt to erase them.
    Aug. 14, 2016 - 11:15 pm
  • Brit outduels Stenson to win first golf top prize since 1904

    RIO DE JANEIRO – From the top step of the podium, Justin Rose bowed his head as the Olympic gold medal was placed around his neck, and he stared at it ...
    Aug. 14, 2016 - 11:14 pm
  • Jimenez has one more night to sleep on U.S. Senior Open lead

    UPPER ARLINGTON, Ohio – The final round of the U.S. Senior Open was postponed Sunday because of heavy rain, giving Miguel Angel Jimenez another night ...
    Aug. 14, 2016 - 11:13 pm
  • Moore doesn’t make any mistakes in final round en route to fifth PGA Tour win

    SILVIS – For all the late pars and the closing run of 46 holes without a bogey, Ryan Moore thought the key to his victory Sunday in the John Deere Cla ...
    Aug. 14, 2016 - 11:13 pm
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