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  • Sportshorts for Monday, March 16, 2015

    BOYS BASKETBALLThornton unanimous NIB-12 WestSterling junior forward Sterling Thornton was an unanim ...
    March 15, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • NASCAR: Harvick makes it 4 straight wins at Phoenix with a rout

    AVONDALE, Ariz. – Kevin Harvick is redefining dominance at NASCAR’s highest level.The defending NASC ...
    March 15, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Wood makes pitch for rotation

    Chris Denorfia hit a two-run homer for Chicago’s only hit, and Travis Wood pitched three-hit ball for five innings as the Cubs beat the Cincinnati Red ...
    March 15, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Cardinals finish fourth

    PEORIA – William Tinsley scored 14 points as Colfax Ridgeview beat Forreston 53-35 Saturday in the Class 1A third-place game.
    March 15, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Noah hits minutes limit in Bulls’ latest loss

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Despite another valiant short-handed effort in which they trailed by one with 88 sec ...
    March 15, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Robinson guides Prophets to another banner season

    One of Don Robinson’s favorite sayings is, “It’s amazing what can be accomplished when no one cares who gets the credit.”
    March 14, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Forreston struggles offensively in loss

    PEORIA – Forreston lost 50-35 to Mounds Meridian in Friday’s 1A state basketball semi-finals, but the more telling numbers were found in 3-point shoot ...
    March 14, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • SportShorts for Saturday, March 14, 2015

    BOYS BASKETBALLHogue 2nd, Handel 3rd in 3-point contestMorrison junior Noah Hogue and Polo senior Ma ...
    March 14, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Floating ice mars season’s first outing on Rock River

    I can honestly tell you all that winter has now officially ended. As I slid my boat off the trailer for the first time Thursday morning, the sigh I le ...
    March 14, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Illini implosion complete

    With inevitability staring Illinois in the face Thursday at the United Center, Michigan led by 19 early in the second half when something happened tha ...
    March 14, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • SVM 2X4: Last four Big Ten tournament title games

    2014Michigan State 69, Michigan 55• The Spartans prevented the in-state rival Wolverines, who were t ...
    March 14, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Losing part of game, life

    Last Friday, the Dixon Dukes suffered a stunning loss at the hands of Geneseo in the 3A Sterling Regional boys basketball championship game.
    March 14, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Girls basketball: Reiley never stops leading Prophets

    She moves around the court in a smooth gait, punctuated by the lightning quick movement of her feet. She moves so rapidly that her sneakers barely squ ...
    March 14, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • 2014-15 SVM All-Area girls basketball teams

    First teamCLARE KRAMERProphetstown senior F5-foot-9• 9.3 points per game• 6.4 rebounds• Three Rivers ...
    March 14, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Three drivers turning heads, but not for same reasons

    We are three races into the 2015 Sprint Cup Series season, so there isn’t a significant sample size from which to draw conclusions. But certain perfo ...
    March 14, 2015 - 12:14 am
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