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  • Roundup: Nitz wins Galesburg title

    Paced by No. 1 singles champion Jack Nitz, the Sterling boys tennis team finished third in the eight-team Galesburg
    April 27, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Controversial driver is dominant in Richmond

    RICHMOND, Va. – Kurt Busch has spent time this year in a Delaware courtroom, then on NASCAR’s sidelines as he served a three-race suspension for an al ...
    April 26, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • Sports Shorts for Sunday, April 27

    INDYCARNewgarden wins race in AlabamaJosef Newgarden’s wait is over. To his relief, so is the race.T ...
    April 26, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • Rose goes birdie-birdie to win

    Justin Rose birdied the final two holes Sunday to win the Zurich Classic in Avondale, Louisiana.Rose ...
    April 26, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • Series win exposed some flaws

    Say this for the Predators: They finally found a way to keep Blackhawks fans out of their building. But it didn't really matter how Game 6 turned ou ...
    April 26, 2015 - 10:31 pm
  • Bulls must cut down on miscues as first-round series continues

    Back in the dynasty days, Bulls assistant coach Johnny Bach used to occasionally splice scenes from war movies like "Full Metal Jacket" into film revi ...
    April 26, 2015 - 10:25 pm
  • Minnesota gives St. Louis the blues

    Zach Parise scored twice, including a short-handed, highlight-reel goal to get Minnesota going in the first period, and the Wild advanced to the Weste ...
    April 26, 2015 - 10:25 pm
  • Russell sparks Cubs

    Rookie Addison Russell finished his first week in the majors with his biggest hit yet.The youngest p ...
    April 26, 2015 - 10:25 pm
  • Cavs cruise into 2nd round

    LeBron James scored 27 points, and the Cleveland Cavaliers overcame a shoulder injury to Kevin Love to complete a first-round sweep of the Boston Celt ...
    April 26, 2015 - 10:25 pm
  • Track: 800 is mix of speed and endurance, physical and mental strength

    There's really only one race in a modern track meet that can be run by both sprinters and distance runners: the 800 meters. For the sprinters, it pla ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Polo-Forreston sets pace at shortened Invite

    ROCK FALLS – The record will show there was no team champion at the Rocket Invitational boys track meet on Friday night at Hinders Field.
    April 25, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Storm star goes the distance at Rock Falls

    ROCK FALLS – Rain and lightning may have halted the Rocket Invitational, but it did little to slow down Bureau Valley senior distance ace Regan Weidne ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • High school extra: Meet Eastland's Sam Johnson

    With your small stature, how do other throwers react to you?When I first went out for track, they as ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Always wild with Warriors, Leafs

    One of my fondest high school sports memories growing up was from a rainy playoff football game in Geneseo in 1994.
    April 25, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Fillies feast on Comets’ pitching

    The Morrison Fillies jumped out to a big lead on the road Friday, and never looked back in a 14-2, five-inning win over the Newman Comets in a Three R ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:17 am
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