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  • Sterling finds rhythm, rolls to Dixon Invite title

    DIXON – Sterling coach Dale Dykeman isn’t a music teacher, but knows when his Golden Warriors need more work on their rhythm. That starts with a bet ...
    Oct. 9, 2016 - 10:43 pm
  • Full steam ahead

    FULTON – The proverbial phrase “tale of two halves” couldn’t be more true in Fulton’s 42-34 Three Rivers Rock win over Bureau Valley at Steamer Field. ...
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 1:53 am
  • MLB: Solo shot in 8th sends Cubs past Giants at Wrigley

    CHICAGO – Jon Lester gave the Chicago Cubs a chance, Javier Baez supplied the power, and Aroldis Chapman finished the job. A positive playoff opener ...
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 1:38 am
  • Football: Leffelman, Comets tame Tigers

    STERLING – Newman Comets senior Eli Leffelman did it all Friday at Roscoe Eades Stadium. Leffelman s ...
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Dixon offense stalls out against BNC front-runner

    DIXON — Noah Wilcox likely has a full dance card for Saturday’s Homecoming dance at Dixon High School.
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • A team built for the long haul

    STERLING – I've seen this before. I saw this back in my high school days, with some of the Amboy teams of the early and mid 1980s. I saw it at my firs ...
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Punt return touchdowns spark Warriors past Hubs

    ROCHELLE – Sterling was special in many areas on Friday night against Rochelle, nowhere more so than on special teams.
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Football: West Carroll cruises to win

    West Carroll beat East Dubuque 43-0 as Kaleb Plattenberger ran 18 times for 174 yards, rushing for two touchdowns and reeling in a 30-yard scoring pas ...
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Rockets lose grip on football, game against Cardinals

    ROCK FALLS – Fortune has two sides. The good one showed its promising face to the Rockets at the start of the second half, and the bad one reared its ...
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • EPC receiver catches three long TDs to down Clippers

    With an imposing offensive line, a potential Division-I talent lined up at quarterback, and multiple standout ball carriers, there’s more talent on Ea ...
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Forreston picks up first home win vs. Lena-Winslow

    FORRESTON – Speedsters Gavin Fuchs and AJ Christensen came into Friday’s game against Lena-Winslow averaging 19 and 11 yards a carry for Forreston. Th ...
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Lucky 13 for Duchesses’ Bratt

    Dixon tennis player Alane Bratt is having one of the best seasons under coach Steve Boll.Bratt, a ju ...
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 9:41 pm
  • No better place to get started

    Don’t forget what makes you smile.I was a kid just starting my first full-time job out of college wh ...
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 9:41 pm
  • A shout-out about trout

    It was great to see the article recently about the trout being stocked for the fall season.It brings ...
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 9:40 pm
  • Dodgers hold off Nationals

    Hardly at his best, as usual when it comes to October, Clayton Kershaw still managed to do just enough to earn a rare postseason victory.
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 9:39 pm
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