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  • NIU sets records for points, margin of victory in rout

    DETROIT – Northern Illinois had all year to stew over last season's conference title game, when its undefeated run fell apart in shocking fashion agai ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 12:41 am
  • Thornton’s late 3 lifts Warriors in Geneseo

    The Sterling boys basketball team earned a double-digit comeback win Friday night with a 46-43 win over Geneseo on the road, in the NIB-12 West opener ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 12:37 am
  • Prep roundup: Oregon bowling cruises past Hall

    The Oregon boys bowling team rolled to a 3,564-3,139 victory against nonconference foe Hall on Friday at Town and Country Lanes in Mount Morris
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 12:37 am
  • Q&A with Prophetstown's Clare Kramer

    How is your team doing so far this year? We’re doing well. We’ve been working hard in practice, runn ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 10:49 am
  • Lookin’ like fishing weather again

    The bad news this week is that we inched closer to the actual start of winter. The good news is it's starting to feel like October again, and some of ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 12:35 am
  • 2014-15 Three Rivers wrestling capsules

    Amboy ClippersCoach: Sam Jones (4th season)2013 postseason: Placed seventh among nine teams at 1A Po ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 12:36 am
  • NHL: Saad's late goal lifts Blackhawks over Canadiens

    CHICAGO – Most of the bounces – even crazy, hard-to-explain ones – seem to be going the Chicago Blackhawks' way.
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 12:35 am
  • SportShorts for Saturday, December 6, 2014

    GIRLS BASKETBALLOregon’s Wright reaches milestoneEmy Wright passed the 1,000-point mark for her Oreg ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 12:35 am
  • Same old sorry story

    Protesters blocked the streets surrounding Soldier Field on Thursday night, making for a late-arriving crowd for the Bears' 41-28 loss to the Cowboys. ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 12:35 am
  • Alabama will get Missouri’s best

    ATLANTA – Alabama is right where it always seems to be – playing for a title.For Missouri, this is a ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 12:34 am
  • Cook ignites FSU rushing attack

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The emergence of Florida State freshman speedster Dalvin Cook is giving the Seminoles a running game they can lean on, adding prod ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 12:33 am
  • Week of turmoil ends with Buckeyes playing Badgers

    INDIANAPOLIS – Urban Meyer walked over to Wisconsin coach Gary Andersen on Friday and gave him a big hug. It was a welcome respite in one of the most ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 12:34 am
  • Prophetstown turns up D in second half vs. Erie

    PROPHETSTOWN – Corrie Reiley was anxious to get scrappy after halftime of the Prophets' Three Rivers West home game against Erie. Reiley and the rest ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 12:22 am
  • Basketball roundup: Polo's Peterson hits game-winning 3-pointer

    Paige Peterson was the hero for Polo Thursday in a 37-36 home win over Orangeville in NUIC East play.
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Dixon girls bowlers looking to pick up leftovers

    On most days, Margaret Thomas can be found at Plum Hollow bowling alley in Dixon.The Dixon junior st ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 12:22 am

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