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  • Chicago sends ace to Boston for four prospects

    The White Sox rebuilding project began with a blast to its rotation, as they sent ace left-hander Chris Sale to the Red Sox for a package of four top ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Illinois survives Jaguars

    CHAMPAIGN – Malcolm Hill made sure Illinois didn't repeat past mistakes in the final minutes of the team's 85-77 win over IUPUI on Tuesday night.
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Roundup: Pistons beat Bulls 102-91 for fourth win in 5 games

    In the long run, Andre Drummond and Reggie Jackson are going to be the most important players on the Detroit roster.
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Newman hits late free throws to beat Prophets

    PROPHETSTOWN — Newman senior Mady Ferris couldn’t get a good look at the hoop during Monday’s Three Rivers East game at Prophetstown.
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • GBK: Clippers' D shuts down Cardinals

    AMBOY – For 3 days, Erie coach Julie Schroeder drilled her team about what to expect from a smothering Amboy defense.
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Local roundup: Quick start helps AFC tame Wolves

    Bureau Valley junior Christen Hurley wanted to show her former coach just how well her guidance has paid off, and by pouring in 28 points against Prin ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Bears gain confidence from rare win with a young lineup

    LAKE FOREST – Even if the Chicago Bears' future at quarterback is murky, their vision of the future at numerous other spots looks more clear.
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • SportShorts for Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016

    WRESTLINGOregon hosting 20th anniversary reunionThe Oregon wrestling team will recognize the 20th an ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Blazers beat Bulls for 3rd straight win

    CHICAGO – Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers learned from last month's blowout loss to Chicago.
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Rocket senior Ager has state title on his mind

    Qualifying for the state wrestling tournament would be a crowning achievement for some, especially when it concludes with a medal around one's neck. ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Oregon girls edge past Dixon to win own invite

    DIXON – Don’t be fooled. Plum Hollow Lanes is the home of the Dixon bowling teams, but the Oregon Hawks rented it out for their annual Hawks Invitatio ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 4:18 pm
  • Rock Falls controls second quarter to beat Dukes

    DIXON – Nothing seemed to go wrong in the second quarter for Rock Falls on Saturday. The 3-pointers were falling, the drives to the basket yielded th ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Both teams go 3-0 at Dixon Duals

    DIXON – Elias Edmondson has the look of a wrestler who had been receiving a vast amount of punishment, but instead, he was the one dishing it out.
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Cougars win in own shootout

    Ethan Christians and Brighton Haverland each scored 19 points to lead the Eastland boys basketball team to a 57-45 victory against Westminster Christi ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Clippers cruise vs. Comets

    Delaney Wilhelm stuffed the stat sheet with 27 points, 10 rebounds, five assists and three steals as the Amboy girls basketball team rolled to a 61-42 ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 12:12 am
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    Reader Poll

    Rock Falls is considering a ban on leaf burning. Should the city finally take that step?
    Yes. Sterling and Dixon have had bans for years. It’s time for Rock Falls to impose a ban.
    No. It would be too great a burden for homeowners to dispose of fallen leaves in other ways.
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