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  • Pillars makes most of senior season with Rockets

    There was some good karma around the Rock Falls boys basketball team this season, and a good example of that happened just after Christmas at the Stat ...
    March 25, 2017 - 12:29 am
  • Softball: Fillies pitcher dominates first game back in Morrison

    MORRISON – Lauren Rice is right where she wants to be.The Morrison Fillies senior took a sabbatical ...
    March 25, 2017 - 12:28 am
  • Girls roundup: AFC cruises past Hiawatha

    The AFC Raiders scored in every inning to beat Hiawatha 15-5 in five innings Friday in Kirkland.Addi ...
    March 25, 2017 - 12:22 am
  • Florida’s Chris Chiozza went the length of the court and fired in an off-balance 3-pointer to beat the overtime buzzer as the Gators knocked out Wisco ...
    March 25, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • Xavier, Gonzaga back on doorstep of Final Four

    SAN JOSE, Calif. – Gonzaga coach Mark Few did not like the question, but answered it anyway. His Zags had just held off West Virginia to reach the El ...
    March 25, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • Altman, Self have teams on precipice of Final Four

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Bill Self and Dana Altman first matched wits more than two decades ago, when Self was trying to turn around tiny Oral Roberts and A ...
    March 25, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • Bulls start flat at home, can’t recover vs. 76ers

    CHICAGO – With many of his fellow high draftees sidelined, Dario Saric has turned into the leader for whatever is left of the Philadelphia 76ers. He ...
    March 25, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • Meinsma pitches Mustangs past Hall

    Allan Meinsma threw just 67 pitches in a complete-game one-hitter Friday at the Morrison Sports Complex, as the Mustangs defeated Hall 9-0 in a Three ...
    March 25, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • Fish to be found in deep water

    This past weekend, some 17 boats and 40 fishermen and women took to the Rock River for the opening event of the Monsters on the Rock tournament series ...
    March 25, 2017 - 12:18 am
  • SportShorts for Saturday, March 25, 2017

    GOLFDominance, survival at Match PlayDustin Johnson and Phil Mickelson showed the simple side to the ...
    March 25, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • NASCAR: Dale Jr prepares for 600th race after creating own legacy

    FONTANA, Calif. – While Dale Earnhardt Jr. prepared for his 600th NASCAR Cup Series race this weekend, he couldn't help thinking about his first time.
    March 25, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • NFL: Mark Sanchez signing a reminder Bears moves at QB position are forever curious

    Perhaps one of these days this NFL offseason, Bears general manager Ryan Pace finally will do something inspired that makes Chicago feel better about ...
    March 25, 2017 - 12:15 am
  • Rock Falls’ late offensive onslaught sinks Duchesses

    DIXON – Both the Rock Falls Rockets and the Dixon Duchesses started Thursday’s softball game with aggressive attitudes. The Rockets maintained theirs ...
    March 24, 2017 - 12:41 am
  • Newcomers, veterans team up for Hawks’ first soccer season

    In the fall of 2015, Katelin Pudlas was a freshman with the Oregon boys soccer program, Hannah Donaldson was a freshman with the Hawks volleyball team ...
    March 24, 2017 - 12:40 am
  • Pioneers get best of Warriors at Roscoe Eades

    STERLING – Keying in on someone sometimes isn’t the entire game plan. As both Sterling and Alleman engaged in a midfield tussle during Tuesday’s nonc ...
    March 24, 2017 - 12:41 am
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