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  • Sterling rolls past Geneseo in one-sided rivalry romp

    GENESEO – There was only one machine operating at peak efficiency on Friday night, and it wasn't the Green Machine. Sterling turned in a performance ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Resilient Dixon pulls away late to beat Woodstock

    DIXON – Of all the impressive details in Dixon’s eyebrow-raising 18-7 victory over Woodstock – including perhaps the team’s best defensive effort all ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Mustangs buck Rams

    The Morrison Mustangs fell behind early, but seized control in the second quarter and didn't let up in a 47-35 win at Bud Cole Field.
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Comets come together, roll past Panthers

    ERIE – Good things happen on offense when backs and linemen work together well, and the Newman Comets showed the Erie-Prophetstown Panthers just how w ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • ’Bago bounces back in second half to beat Oregon

    OREGON – Desperate for a win, Oregon looked like it was on its way to one against Winnebago.The Hawk ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Arrieta sharp in shutout as Chicago closes in on home-field advantage

    CHICAGO – Jake Arrieta almost certainly won't win a second straight NL Cy Young Award. He likely won't be the No. 1 or 2 postseason pitcher for the lo ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 7:42 pm
  • Dixon finding rhythm

    The Dixon Duchesses have plenty of new faces on the volleyball team this season, and that means some growing pains early in the season. But the Duche ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 7:42 pm
  • Dukes, Duchesses run at MSU’s Spartan Classic

    Logging miles is key in cross country, and the Dixon cross country teams logged plenty of them last Friday.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 7:43 pm
  • Driver grateful his Chase win no longer ‘tainted’

    LOUDON, N.H. – Martin Truex Jr. felt a bit uneasy as he settled into a seat in the NASCAR hauler where officials summon drivers accused of rules infra ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 7:41 pm
  • Crediting the critters

    You know, sometimes a guy just has to tip his hat to his quarry.Oh sure, I have spent many a frustra ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 7:42 pm
  • SportShorts for Saturday, September, 24, 2016

    Joe Meade has been named the coach of the West Carroll girls basketball team. Meade was hired by the district in July as a social studies teacher. He ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 7:41 pm
  • NFL: Back home, Packers look to get timing back against Lions

    GREEN BAY, Wis.– The Green Bay Packers need to get their timing back in the passing game. At their best, Jordy Nelson, Randall Cobb and the other rec ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 7:40 pm
  • Duke, Notre Dame searching for answers

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Duke and Notre Dame are looking to stop being consistently inconsistent.The Fight ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 7:40 pm
  • College football: Illini stunned by loss, try to use bye to forget, improve

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – If ever a team could use a week off, it would Illinois after Saturday's 34-10 home loss to Western Michigan.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 7:41 pm
  • Rutgers knows it can’t afford to trail early on against Iowa

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. – If Rutgers is going to have any chance in its Big Ten Conference opener against Iowa, it can't afford another bad start.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 7:41 pm
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