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  • Hawks’ Skoumal earns first individual state berth

    Mackenzie Skoumal will be the lone Oregon representative at next week’s Class 1A girls state track & field meet, qualifying in a pair of sprints Frida ...
    May 13, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • Cubs batter Bucs

    So much for that 1-day slide for the Chicago Cubs.Three home runs and another strong starting pitchi ...
    May 13, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • SportShorts for Saturday, May 14, 2016

    Sauk Valley has won the Arrowhead Conference All-Sports award for the second year in a row. The award recognizes success across men’s and women’s bas ...
    May 13, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • NBA: After long road, Maker adds intrigue to next month's draft

    CHICAGO — The picture of the Larry O'Brien Trophy that is his phone's wallpaper could be Thon Maker's reminder to maintain his focus and not lose sigh ...
    May 13, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • A wave of bad news batters Olympics

    LONDON — Doping scandals. Bribery allegations. Fears about Zika. Political, economic and corruption crises. What else could go wrong? The past few d ...
    May 13, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • Stewart in 3-car wreck at start of practice

    DOVER, Del. — Tony Stewart could not avoid the oil spill on the concrete track that spun his Chevrolet and slammed the car into an unprotected wall o ...
    May 13, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • Golf: Day has 3-shot lead in suspended Players Championship

    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla.— The sky was getting so dark that Jason Day could barely see the flag on the 14th hole, much less the small crowd that waited ...
    May 13, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • Rocket senior joined at state by strong local contingent

    ROCHELLE – The sectional meet always got in the way of Michaela Busch's plans of qualifying for state, as it does for so many.
    May 13, 2016 - 12:40 am
  • Speedsters Zimmerlein, Waite lead locals to Charleston

    MANLIUS – Amboy’s Erika Zimmerlein and Milledgeville’s Rebecca Waite love running side-by-side in the short sprints.
    May 13, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • Rock Falls takes BNC West title with shutout victory

    ROCK FALLS – The Rockets claimed the BNC West title with a 9-0 win over Dixon on Thursday. “It was something that we talked about from Day One,” juni ...
    May 13, 2016 - 12:40 am
  • Dixon, Oregon, Rock Falls go 1-2-3 at A.C. Bowers

    DIXON – Coaches from Dixon, Oregon and Rock Falls all had good reason to smile Thursday night as they left A.C. Bowers Field at the conclusion of the ...
    May 13, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • Prophetstown grad Shaner happy to find right fit at DHS

    The lure to return closer to home was too much for Jared Shaner to resist. The people he’s met since then made his decision pretty easy. The Prophets ...
    May 13, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • With Kyle Busch win, mantle passes to another driver

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Martin Truex Jr. needs to look no further than Kyle Busch when he needs to vent about Kansas.
    May 13, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • Top-ranked golfer ties TPC Sawgrass record

    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – One birdie led to two more before Jason Day even hit his stride, and his round kept getting better until the world's No. 1 p ...
    May 13, 2016 - 12:36 am
  • Cubs, Sox make correct calls about center fielders

    CHICAGO – Dexter Fowler made a dramatic return to the Chicago Cubs when it looked as if he was off the market. Austin Jackson waited until the beginni ...
    May 13, 2016 - 12:35 am
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