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  • NFL: Rodgers tosses 2 TDs, Packers beat Eagles 27-13

    PHILADELPHIA – Aaron Rodgers threw two touchdown passes to Davante Adams and the Green Bay Packers beat the Philadelphia Eagles 27-13 Monday night to ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Morrison cannot contend with Sherrard’s front line

    MORRISON – The great wall of Sherrard proved to be too much for the Morrison girls basketball team to handle.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Bowling: Glazier hopes to pick up where she left off

    STERLING — In practice on Monday at Blackhawk Lanes, the Sterling girls bowling team had to part the curtains.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Bears LB Trevathan out for the season

    LAKE FOREST – Dealing with several injuries, the Chicago Bears have already had plenty of issues this season.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Chicago shoots itself in foot in loss to Titans

    CHICAGO – Marcus Mariota and the Tennessee Titans were hoping the final five games would vault them to the top of the AFC South and into the playoffs.
    Nov. 27, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • Hawks hang, but fall in L.A.

    LOS ANGELES – The Chicago Blackhawks were trying to make due without captain Jonathan Toews on Saturday for the second consecutive game. The Hawks ha ...
    Nov. 27, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • SportShorts for Monday, November 28, 2016

    COLLEGE BASKETBALLReiley, Johnston leading AugieProphetstown native Corrie Reiley scored 11 points i ...
    Nov. 27, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • Big plays on both sides of ball lift Northwestern

    EVANSTON – Justin Jackson ran his way into the Northwestern record books in just three seasons and could finish his career as the school's all-time le ...
    Nov. 27, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • Milledgeville takes control in 1st

    OREGON – It’s been several years since Milledgeville played at the Oregon Thanksgiving Tournament, and coach Brad Grenoble was pleased to be back. The ...
    Nov. 27, 2016 - 6:39 pm
  • Dixon starts second half strong, rallies past Morrison

    OREGON – Throughout the first half Saturday afternoon in its Oregon tournament finale, Dixon boys basketball coach Nick Oraham repeatedly requested th ...
    Nov. 27, 2016 - 6:16 pm
  • Newman rallies past Royal Lions in title tilt

    OREGON – In a 71-59 win over Rockford Christian, Newman made life much easier on Oregon Thanksgiving Tournament personnel. Had the Comets lost, four t ...
    Nov. 27, 2016 - 5:53 pm
  • Rock Falls wins battle of Rockets

    GENESEO – It was inevitable that Rockridge would make a run at Rock Falls during their Geneseo Thanksgiving Tournament game on Saturday. Thanks to so ...
    Nov. 27, 2016 - 5:49 pm
  • AFC win snaps Polo’s tournament title streak at 4

    ASHTON – When up-tempo teams such as AFC and Polo meet with a tournament title on the line, there is certain to be plenty of clouds of dust when the g ...
    Nov. 27, 2016 - 7:15 pm
  • Clippers cruise in finale

    The Amboy Clippers took control from long range in their AFC tournament finale Saturday evening, draining 10 3-pointers to beat LaMoille-Ohio 73-44 in ...
    Nov. 27, 2016 - 9:53 pm
  • Boys basketball: Comets cruise past Christian Life

    OREGON – After an 86-60 win over Rockford Christian Life at the Oregon Thanksgiving Tournament, comparisons were being made between Sterling Newman an ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:52 pm
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