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  • Sterling, Rock Island girls share Night Relays victory

    STERLING – Ashleigh Tira had a moment of fear and regret wash over her when she saw the head of Geneseo’s Reece Bodeen pop into view.
    April 30, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Newman makes most of chances to beat Orion

    STERLING – Little things mean a lot, especially in softball. Friday afternoon in Sterling, they made all the difference between a Newman win and an Or ...
    April 30, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • One year after the game with ‘weird aura’ and no fans

    Adam Eaton won’t ever think of the game fondly, but he also never will forget the “weird aura” at Camden Yards one year ago as players’ voices rang ou ...
    April 30, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • MLB: Szczur slams Cubs past Braves

    CHICAGO — When Chicago Cubs slugger Kyle Schwarber was lost for the season with a knee injury, Matt Szczur took on a new role as a reserve outfielder.
    April 30, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Outdoors: Mushroom boom still to come

    I just cannot say it enough but man is it cool outside the confinement of walls and roofs. Each week a new memory and if I had my way it would be ever ...
    April 30, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Lug nuts and a fine, welcome back

    TALLADEGA, Ala. — It's been an action-packed week for Tony Stewart following his return to a race car after a back injury sidelined him the first eig ...
    April 30, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • SportShorts for Saturday, April 30, 2016

    COLLEGE SPORTSSterling sending 9 athletes to next levelNine Sterling senior athletes will be officia ...
    April 30, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • NFL: Bears move down, take K-State G Whitehair with 56th pick

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. — The Chicago Bears added to their offensive line, drafting Kansas State guard Cody Whitehair with the 56th pick after trading down ...
    April 30, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Jack, Smith go early in 2nd round of draft

    CHICAGO — It was a long wait and a soft landing for Myles Jack and Jaylon Smith. Now about those knees. The pair of athletic linebackers with health ...
    April 30, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • NFL: Packers trade up in 2nd round, take Indiana's Jason Spriggs

    GREEN BAY, Wis. — The Packers have added heft up front in the NFL draft. They beefed up offensive line depth by trading up in the second round Frida ...
    April 30, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Duchesses pick up BNC victory

    Riley Sullivan pitched a no-hitter in the conclusion of a game which had been postponed last week as West Carroll beat Galena 10-0 in the first game o ...
    April 30, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Cardinals win with just 1 hit

    Despite Dakota’s Hunter Knox striking out 17 and throwing a one-hitter, Forreston-Polo was still able to push a run across in the top of the eighth in ...
    April 30, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Warriors finally capitalize on chances

    STERLING – The Golden Warriors kept getting men on base Thursday, but for four innings they consistently left them there. But after stranding eight m ...
    April 29, 2016 - 12:32 am
  • Senior’s two homers carry Sterling

    STERLING – The Sterling softball fans who dodged the rain by watching the Golden Warriors key NIB-12 West game against LaSalle-Peru from their cars ha ...
    April 29, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • Freshman leads Dixon past rival Sterling

    STERLING – The first several minutes of Thursday’s soccer match between the Dixon Duchesses and Sterling Golden Warriors was a bit of a feeling-out pr ...
    April 29, 2016 - 12:30 am
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