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  • SportShorts for Wednesday, April 27, 2016

    Newman seniors Rhett Scroggins and Logan Whitman will sign letters of intent Thursday afternoon to play football at the collegiate level.
    April 26, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • Softball roundup: Sterling tops Erie-Prophetstown

    Abri Hale clubbed a pair of home runs, including a grand slam, to lift Sterling to an 8-6 victory against Erie-Prophetstown in a nonconference game Tu ...
    April 27, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • Marcos take Forreston title

    A strong season for the Polo-Forreston boys track team continued on Tuesday as it took first place at the 13-team Forreston Relays. The Marcos amasse ...
    April 26, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Blackhawks’ attention turns to business side of things

    CHICAGO – No June hockey for the Chicago Blackhawks this year. Heck, even May is a blank slate. Plenty of time for Chicago to plan for its sticky sit ...
    April 26, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Soccer: Hickey scores twice for DeKalb in win over Sterling

    DeKALB – Hannah Hickey scored two goals in the first half, and the DeKalb Barbs kept constant offensive pressure on the Sterling Golden Warriors in a ...
    April 26, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • White Sox blow away Blue Jays

    Chris Sale won again, pitching eight sharp innings and leading the Chicago White Sox over the Blue Jays 10-1 Tuesday night in Toronto.
    April 26, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Erie-Prophetstown hangs tough, holds off late charge from Fillies

    MORRISON – A little bit of scar tissue for some Erie-Prophetstown softball players was peeled away Monday afternoon at the Morrison Sports Complex.
    April 26, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Rock Falls pitchers dazzle in no-hitter against Oregon

    ROCK FALLS – Zach Stromberg could only shake his head and declare to his teammates what they already knew.
    April 26, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Chicago bows out with loss to Blues

    ST. LOUIS – Troy Brouwer tapped in his own rebound to snap a third-period tie, and the St. Louis Blues advanced to the second round of the playoffs fo ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • SportShorts for Tuesday, April 26, 2016

    COLLEGE SIGNINGEastland’s Doubler headed to HighlandEastland volleyball and basketball standout Mack ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • MLB: Eventful offseason paying off for Cubs CF

    Kris Bryant had a playful message to Dexter Fowler every time Fowler visited his batting cage in Las Vegas last winter.
    April 26, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Warriors can’t hang on

    The Sterling Golden Warriors led a NIB-12 West home game after four innings, but couldn’t hold off the LaSalle-Peru Cavaliers in a 10-7 loss Monday at ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • MLB roundup: Frazier drives in go-ahead run, White Sox beat Blue Jays

    TORONTO – Facing a four-run deficit against Blue Jays ace Marcus Stroman, White Sox manager Robin Ventura figured his team was finished. Far from it. ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Dixon cruises past Mendota

    The Dixon Duchesses stayed perfect in Big Northern Conference play with an 8-0 win over Mendota on Monday afternoon at A.C. Bowers Field. The Duchess ...
    April 26, 2016 - 10:06 am
  • Matznick powers Rockets to sweep of Warriors

    ROCK FALLS – It may be hard for some to believe, but Rock Falls senior Quinton Matznick has had a better game statistically than he did in the first g ...
    April 24, 2016 - 10:52 pm
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