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  • rally falls short in loss to Pearl City

    LANARK – Erie coach Ryan Winckler has been preaching to his team come playoff time about finishing strong. 
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 12:22 am
  • Morrison holds off W. Carroll in regional opener

    MORRISON — The Morrison Mustangs led wire-to-wire in the 2A Morrison Regional quarterfinal on Monday, but the lead never reached double digits and the ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 12:17 am
  • Sox trying to get used to multiple Sotos

    Late Monday morning, as White Sox players took live batting practice at Camelback Ranch, Giovanni Soto took the mound for his turn.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 12:28 am
  • Hawks push past

    ROCKFORD – Make it two in a row for the Oregon boys basketball team. After struggling to only four wins leading up to its regular season finale agains ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 12:16 am
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    Jordan Hochstatter scored 29 points and Justin Hart added 20 as Amboy beat Leland-Earlville 57-41 in the quarterfinal of the 1A Indian Creek Regional.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • SportShorts for Monday, Feb. 20, 2017

    The West Carroll school district will have a spring sports meeting tonight at 6 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. Athletes, parents and coaches invol ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • SportShorts for Monday, Feb. 20, 2017

    GIRLS BOWLINGKaltenbrun 54th at state tournamentOregon junior Caitlyn Kaltenbrun finished 54th at th ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:09 am
  • Illini rally as Iowa goes cold

    Malcolm Hill scored 21 points and hauled down eight rebounds and Illinois held on for a 70-66 win over Iowa on Saturday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:09 am
  • Morrison senior Eads rides favorite move to state title

    CHAMPAIGN – Did you hear the one about the Mustang who is a one-trick pony and won a state wrestling championship? That’s what happened for Morrison ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 6:29 pm
  • Fulton’s Tyler Fleetwood tames Villarreal for 2nd title

    CHAMPAIGN – For people who put much stock in rankings, Tyler Fleetwood’s latest state championship was an upset. The Fulton junior had been No. 2 in ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 6:31 pm
  • Taylor Fleetwood’s run ends as runner-up

    CHAMPAIGN – Taylor Fleetwood had an amazing journey to reach the 285-pound championship bout at the Class 1A state wrestling tournament. Waiting for ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 6:46 pm
  • Rockets’ Ager dominates again in winning 195-pound title

    CHAMPAIGN – There was a game of cat and mouse going on in the Class 1A 195-pound championship bout at the IHSA state wrestling tournament on Saturday. ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 8:47 pm
  • E-P Panther senior Passmore cashes in with medal

    CHAMPAIGN – Garrett Passmore was successful on two fronts Saturday afternoon. The Erie-Prophetstown junior earned a medal around his neck and some mo ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 7:06 pm
  • Dixon junior will compete at state in four events

    BYRON – As successful as Dixon's Caleb Carlson was on Saturday at the Class 2A Byron Sectional, one might look at the results and think the Dukes had ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 8:45 pm
  • Bowling: Kaltenbrun takes 54th at state meet

    Oregon bowler Caitlyn Kaltenbrun finished 54th at the state championship in Rockford on Saturday.Her ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 8:08 pm
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