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  • Sterling can’t hold off Freeport in Regional

    STERLING – For one inning, Sterling’s offense was aggressive. For one inning, the heart of the order hit the ball hard into gaps. For one inning, ever ...
    May 27, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • Sportshorts for Friday, May 27, 2016

    TRACK AND FIELDLexy Duncan 14th at D-II meetDixon native and Grand Valley State jumper Lexy Duncan t ...
    May 27, 2016 - 12:43 am
  • Leake’s stellar start not enough for Cards

    WASHINGTON — For the fourth straight start, Mike Leake was extremely effective on the mound. This time, though, the Cardinals right-hander didn't get ...
    May 27, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • Indy 500: Penske the standard of excellence at Indy after 50 years

    INDIANAPOLIS — It was 1951 when Jay Penske scored a pair of tickets to the Indianapolis 500. He was an executive for a metal fabrication company in Cl ...
    May 27, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • NASCAR: Martin Truex Jr. wins pole for Charlotte's NASCAR race

    CONCORD, N.C. — Martin Truex Jr. put himself in good position for another strong showing at the Coca-Cola 600, a race he thought he should have won la ...
    May 27, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • Aquin survives Milledgeville’s 6th-inning rally

    HANOVER – Wednesday's Class 1A River Ridge Sectional semifinal between Aquin and Milledgeville was supposed to be close – and it definitely lived up t ...
    May 26, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Fulton falls too far behind to catch up to Lutheran

    MORRISON – The Fulton baseball team showed quite often last season its never-say-die attitude on its way to a third-place finish at the Class 1A state ...
    May 26, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Dakota ace stifles Eastland, allowing three hits in sectional semifinal shutout win

    HANOVER – The box score will read that Dakota junior ace Cade Meier threw a complete game with just three hits allowed. Nobody would have thought he ...
    May 26, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Tennis: Murray pushed to 5 sets again at French Open

    PARIS — As if ordering room service, Andy Murray's latest unheralded French Open tormentor requested that a can of Coke and a Mars bar be brought to h ...
    May 26, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • New Dixon head coach diving right in

    DIXON – It was supposed to be a simple meet-and-greet. That idea didn’t last long.Nick Oraham wasted ...
    May 26, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • SportsShorts for Thursday, May 26, 2016

    Prosecutors have filed charges against former NBA forward Kermit Washington, accusing him of embezzling about a half-million dollars in charitable don ...
    May 26, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • IndyCar: Indianapolis 500 remains an icon

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis 500 has outlasted two world wars, the decline of the automobile industry, a bitter split in open-wheel racing and more ...
    May 26, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • MLB: Arrieta still unbeaten as Cubs edge Cardinals

    Jake Arrieta got some help from the Cubs' offense to stay perfect. Arrieta remained unbeaten on the season despite allowing as many as four runs for ...
    May 26, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Softball: Newman can't figure out Stillman Valley in loss

    DAVIS JUNCTION – Newman never quite figured out Stillman Valley starter Allison Carson. The Cardinal ...
    May 25, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • Track: Bureau Valley vaulters push each other toward state

    Hunter Schoff currently holds the Bureau Valley school record in pole vault at 12-6. He doesn’t think he will hold it for long.
    May 25, 2016 - 12:32 am
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