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  • Dixon ready to host Lutheran for all the BNC West marbles

    The Dixon Dukes have only one thing on their minds tonight at Lancaster Gymnasium … win the Big Northern West championship.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Locals litter 1A all-state squad

    Two local girls were named to the first team of the Associated Press All-State Team in Class 1A, announced Thursday.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Sportshorts for Friday, Feb. 27, 2015

    CROSS COUNTRYNewman to host 5K in AprilNewman High School will host a 5K run at 9 a.m. April 18.The ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Crawford stops 20 shots in win over Panthers

    SUNRISE, Fla. – Teuvo Teravainen got off to a quick start in his first game since being recalled from the minor leagues.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Men's basketball roundup:

    Carlos Morris missed a free throw that could have won the game in stunning fashion – but by that point, the hardest part was already over for Minnesot ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Herman survives conditions; McIlroy stumbles

    PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Playing in America for the first time this year, Rory McIlroy's first shot was a 2-iron out of play.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Drivers back on track with new rules to learn

    HAMPTON, Ga. – After the glitz of Daytona, it’s time for the NASCAR grind.The Sprint Cup drivers ret ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Boys swimming: State capsule

    Boys state swimming capsulesat New Trier, Winnetka3:30 p.m. Friday, noon Saturday200 medley relay (3 ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 1:00 am
  • Olympian Missy Franklin nears collegiate farewell with Cal

    BERKELEY, Calif. – Missy Franklin is downright giddy about her two seasons swimming collegiately for California, even if it meant the delay of big-mon ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Shutdown D is Hurd’s forté for Skyhawks

    Jaimie Hurd isn’t one of those stat stuffers when it comes to basketball.The Sauk Valley Community C ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Skyhawks roll to quarterfinal victory at home

    DIXON – Not that the Sauk mens basketball team was overlooking four-win Harry S. Truman College, but to kick off play in the NJCAA Division I Region I ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Boys basketball: Comets stunned in regional semifinal

    FULTON – Heavy hearts and a red-hot opponent were not a good combination for the Newman boys basketball team on Wednesday night.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 12:40 am
  • Girls basketball: Freshman Courtney Pierceson plays role on Prophets state team

    It’s late February and Courtney Pierceson is still playing high school basketball.After the Prophets ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 12:40 am
  • Girls basketball: Prophets eight seniors searching for elusive title

    Since third grade, the eight girls of the Class of 2015 on the Prophetstown basketball team have done pretty much everything together.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Men's basketball: Wildcats keep rolling

    Tre Demps scored 23 points and sparked a decisive second-half run, as Northwestern claimed a 72-65 Big Ten victory over Indiana on Wednesday night in ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 12:24 am
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