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  • NHL Playoffs: Rangers eliminate Penguins

    The New York Rangers used Carl Hagelin’s overtime goal and spectacular goaltending by Henrik Lundqvist to beat Pittsburgh 2-1 on Friday night in New Y ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • NBA: Cavs take 3-0 lead over Celtics

    BOSTON – LeBron James got to the arena early. When he left the Cleveland Cavaliers had a chance to put an early end to the series.
    April 24, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Softball: Stroup's walk-off homer sends Sterling past pesky Geneseo

    STERLING – When the Sterling and Geneseo softball teams get together, you know you're in for a wild one. In the latest chapter of this stellar rivalr ...
    April 24, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Girls soccer: Langloss scores in return from broken collarbone

    DIXON – Lexi Langloss’ return to action couldn’t have gone much better than it did in Dixon’s 5-0 th ...
    April 24, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Sportshorts for Friday, April 24, 2015

    MEN’S BASKETBALLDollmeyer transferring to AugieA.J. Dollmeyer, a Polo graduate, will join the August ...
    April 24, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • MLB: Royals sending a fighting message early in season

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Royals earned a reputation for being a scrappy bunch last year, when they stole bases and dazzled on defense and used old-schoo ...
    April 24, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • MLB: Rodriguez exceeds expectations, helps Yankees stay relevant

    DETROIT – The New York Yankees missed the playoffs the last 2 years while saying goodbye to a pair of greats. Mediocrity – or, worse yet, irrelevance ...
    April 24, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • NBA: Rose nets 34 as Bulls outlast Bucks

    MILWAUKEE – A large contingent of the NBA fandom is already salivating over a Bulls-Cavaliers second-round matchup.
    April 24, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Marcos win Mool Invite

    Teammates Brooks Grobe and Brian Cavanaugh tied in the 200-meter dash to highlight Polo-Forreston's win at the Gordon Mool Invitational at the Amboy.
    April 24, 2015 - 9:47 am
  • Errors don’t trip up Comets

    The Newman Comets overcame an error-filled first inning Thursday to beat Princeton 10-4 in Sterling.
    April 24, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Jarrett blanks Byron for five

    Cal Jarrett shut down the Byron Tigers for five innings on the mound, and the Dixon Dukes won a Big Northern Road game 7-4 on Thursday.
    April 24, 2015 - 11:32 am
  • Royals fight past White Sox at The Cell

    A benches-clearing brawl led to five ejections several innings before Eric Hosmer hit the go-ahead double in the 13th to lead the Kansas City Royals t ...
    April 24, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Hawks can’t close out Preds

    Rookie Filip Forsberg had his first career hat trick, and the Nashville Predators forced a sixth game in their first-round Western Conference series b ...
    April 24, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Track & field 101: Vaulting as difficult as it looks

    Only one high school sporting event involves someone flying in mid-air well above the ground by more than their own height.
    April 23, 2015 - 12:45 am
  • Darling of Chicago, for now

    When Game 4 at the United Center finally ended, at 1:17 a.m. Wednesday with a Brent Seabrook blast in the third overtime, Blackhawks goalie Scott Darl ...
    April 23, 2015 - 12:45 am
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