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  • Football: By the Numbers for Week 1

    The 127th season of high school football in Illinois kicked off Friday night, and local teams went 11-4 to start this season. It’s a far cry from last ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 11:02 pm
  • His Cup runneth over

    NEW YORK – Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III has 4 weeks to find four players to fill out his U.S. team, and there won't be a lack of information.
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 10:57 pm
  • SportShorts for Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016

    NFLBrowns cut veteran linebacker KrugerThe Browns have plans for the future, and they don’t include ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 9:41 pm
  • Ivarson improving thanks to mental toughness techniques

    Before every point, Anna Ivarson will switch her tennis racket from her right hand to her left. The Sterling senior will hold her head up, trying to ...
    Aug. 28, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • Rockets break seal in victory

    Rock Falls coaches preached last week about wanting their players to "break the seal" for this season, and the Rockets did just that. With a fresh se ...
    Aug. 28, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • Long delay can’t stop Comets’ momentum

    STERLING – After the Newman Comets wrestled the momentum away from Rockridge, they weren’t about to let a little 21-hour, 24-minute break slow them do ...
    Aug. 28, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Driver snaps 99-race Ganassi skid in his 99th start

    BROOKLYN, Mich. – During the last couple laps of his first Sprint Cup victory, Kyle Larson was emotional.
    Aug. 28, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • One play costs Cubs in L.A.

    Brock Stewart and four relievers combined on a four-hitter, and Andrew Toles scored on a fielder’s choice in the eighth inning, leading the Los Angele ...
    Aug. 28, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • What a waste of a Saturday in Chicago

    On Bears QB Jay Cutler’s final play in Saturday’s dismal 23-7 exhibition loss to the Chiefs at Soldier Field, he waved his right hand in frustration a ...
    Aug. 28, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • FedEx Cup, Ryder Cup spots secure with victory in playoff opener

    FARMINGDALE, N.Y. – Patrick Reed had a crystal trophy, a clear shot at the richest payoff in golf, and a spot on the Ryder Cup team. All he could off ...
    Aug. 28, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Warriors fourth at Metea Valley

    The Sterling volleyball team finished fourth in the Metea Valley Invitational, falling to Providence in the third-place match 25-18, 25-14.
    Aug. 28, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Serena ready to enjoy the moment as she chases major No. 23

    Despite everything that Serena Williams has won and done, her sense of self can still fluctuate based on the outcome of a particular match.
    Aug. 28, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • SportShorts for Monday, August 29, 2016

    BASEBALLJunis earns another no-decisionRock Falls native Jake Junis made his fourth start for Triple ...
    Aug. 28, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • Wilcox throws 5 TD passes to 5 different Dukes in victory

    DIXON - Entering his first varsity game as quarterback, Dixon junior Noah Wilcox planned to live by a simple mantra: “Get the ball to the athletes.”
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Forreston runs offense to near perfection to beat AFC

    FRANKLIN CENTER – The inherent deception of the double-wing offense can often make it tricky for spectators to identify which player is carrying the f ...
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 12:17 am
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