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  • Comets’ balanced attack too much for Missiles

    MILLEDGEVILLE – Round and round they go, and where they stop, most people know: at home plate.That w ...
    April 14, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Newman pitcher has strong outing in win over Missiles on road

    MILLEDGEVILLE – Ricky Rank’s last outing on the mound wasn’t so comfortable. Nerves got the best of ...
    April 14, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • RF standout will compete in track and cross country

    When weighing his options for college, Seth Williams realized that Eastern Illinois University was the perfect fit. The Rock Falls distance runner sa ...
    April 14, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Long powers Warriors to win

    Shannon Long continued her strong performance at the plate this spring, hitting for the cycle in a 12-6 win against Alleman at the Pioneers’ Athletic ...
    April 14, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • SportShorts for Thursday, April 14, 2016

    RUNNINGRunning on Faith 5K is SaturdayThe Newman track and cross country teams will be hosting the R ...
    April 14, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • LaRoche saga takes bizarre turn

    It was just last Friday at the White Sox’s home opener that general manager Rick Hahn all but declared the Adam LaRoche saga over.
    April 14, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Hawks suffer Blues in OT

    ST. LOUIS – David Backes scored at 9:04 of overtime on a shot that deflected off a Chicago Blackhawks defenseman, and the St. Louis Blues took the ser ...
    April 14, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Bulls rally past 76ers in season finale

    CHICAGO – Nikola Mirotic scored 32 points, Justin Holliday added a career-high 29, and the Chicago Bulls closed a disappointing season with a 115-105 ...
    April 14, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Politics clouding image

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – There are Democrats who enjoy NASCAR. Jews and atheists and women, too. You wouldn't know it lately, not after several events this ...
    April 14, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Xfinity trying out new format at Bristol

    In a gimmick move intended to add excitement to the show, NASCAR will use heat races for the first time in the Xfinity Series on Saturday at Bristol M ...
    April 14, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Rockets hand Crusaders 1st loss

    ROCK FALLS – In a key Big Northern West game against Rockford Lutheran on Tuesday, Rock Falls senior pitcher James McFadden hoped that all of his pitc ...
    April 13, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • SportShorts for Wednesday, April 13, 2016

    Dixon senior Phoenix Smith signed a national letter of intent Tuesday to play college volleyball at Judson University.
    April 13, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Dixon keeps possession to continue strong start

    DIXON – The Duchesses soccer team continued its run of form on Tuesday in an 8-0 win over Genoa-Kingston. For Dixon (6-0, 4-0 Big Northern), it was t ...
    April 13, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Rock Falls ekes out BNC West win in Dixon

    DIXON – Taylor Hoefler spent a lot of time over the offseason watching herself swing a bat.The Rock ...
    April 13, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Baseball roundup: Sterling falls to Geneseo

    Kris Lahman tossed a 6-hitter to lead Dixon to a 6-2 road victory against Big Northern West oppenent Winnebago on Tuesday.
    April 13, 2016 - 12:02 am
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