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  • Aquin clamps down to end Polo’s regional run

    LANARK – Polo coach Matt Messer has seen the Aquin Bulldogs enough over his 11 years coaching the Marcos to know that their NUIC East rivals can fill ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 12:21 am
  • Schave leads Missiles

    Cade Schave scored 29 points as Milledgeville topped Scales Mound 57-38 on Tuesday in the quarterfinal of the 1A Stockton Regional.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 12:27 am
  • NBA: Just what is the plan for the Bulls?

    The Kings traded DeMarcus Cousins to the Pelicans last weekend, and the Bulls got worse.The Bulls ow ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 12:23 am
  • College basketball: Second half lifts Illini past Wildcats

    Malcolm Hill scored 18 points to lead Illinois to a 66-50 win over Northwestern on Tuesday night in Champaign.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • NHL: Toews gets hat trick for Hawks in 5-3 win over Wild

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – Jonathan Toews had three goals and two assists and the Chicago Blackhawks beat rival Minnesota 5-3 on Tuesday night for their second ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 12:22 am
  • SportShorts for Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2016

    The Newman boys basketball team was among other receiving votes in the Class 2A state AP basketball poll. The Comets got three votes. No other area ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 12:14 am
  • Cubs reliever keeps memory of his high-school catcher close

    Basking in a celebration befitting a hometown hero, Cubs pitcher Carl Edwards Jr. stood inside the gymnasium last December at Mid-Carolina High School ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:57 pm
  • NASCAR: Veteran driver starting to earn respect of fans for his success

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Jimmie Johnson might have had an easier time had his 6-year-old daughter asked for help with a school art project. Genevieve Joh ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 12:15 am
  • After year spent mostly as DH, Sox slugger wants to play field

    Avisail Garcia was not particularly fond of being pushed into the role of designated hitter last season when the White Sox had an unexpected opening i ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:57 pm
  • Boys basketball: Polo backcourt trio comes through in win

    LANARK – Once postseason play rolls around, some young players get skittish with the ball in their hands. They don’t want to take shots they normally ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 12:30 am
  • withstand 3-point barrage from Prophets’ Behrens

    MORRISON – Fulton had a foolproof plan to seal a win against Prophetstown – keep the ball away from Owen Behrens at crunch time.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 12:21 am
  • 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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