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  • should be Bulls’ priority

    The Bulls can talk about finding value in any draft. They can have a strong plan to spend their roughly $23 million of salary-cap space in free agency ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:16 pm
  • Report: NFL tried to influence study on brain injuries

    WASHINGTON — National Football League officials improperly sought to influence a government study on the link between football and brain disease, acco ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:15 pm
  • SportsShorts for Tuesday, May 24, 2016

    Amboy will host a girls basketball camp starting today at Amboy Junior High School and running through June 3.
    May 23, 2016 - 11:13 pm
  • Eastland senior shuts down Indian Creek in relief, then notches winning hit

    LANARK – Zach Randecker has proven himself as the ace of the Eastland baseball team throughout the season. On Saturday, he not only showed why he's t ...
    May 22, 2016 - 11:18 pm
  • Dixon’s Schwarz wins title – but in discus, not shot

    CHARLESTON – When Tayla Schwarz would dream of winning state, she was always standing on the highest step of the podium with a shot put medal around h ...
    May 22, 2016 - 2:22 am
  • All they needed was a chance

    CHARLESTON – They sat patiently for about an hour on Saturday under a large white tent.Sterling’s 40 ...
    May 22, 2016 - 2:20 am
  • Lindeman relaxes after turning focus inward

    CHARLESTON – Chloe Lindeman had eight competitors ahead of her. Only one was safe. The Fulton freshman came all the way back from being seeded ninth t ...
    May 22, 2016 - 1:18 am
  • Baseball: Warhawks pitcher ends Forreston-Polo's season

    MANLIUS — Three days after the Forreston School Board chose to end the co-op between Forreston and Polo in baseball, the Forreston-Polo baseball team ...
    May 22, 2016 - 7:19 pm
  • Steamers knock off Tigers in title game

    The Fulton Steamers have faced an uphill battle all season long. They were taking the step up to 2A, and were seeded fourth in the sub-sectional. They ...
    May 22, 2016 - 10:38 pm
  • Sterling’s Nitz claims sectional title in singles

    Sterling senior Jack Nitz won the singles title at the Rock Island Sectional tennis tournament on Saturday. In the semifinals, he rolled to a 6-2, 6- ...
    May 22, 2016 - 9:57 pm
  • Softball: Fillies fend off Hall rallies

    MANLIUS — Morrison got off to a quick start, then held off a pair of rallies to beat Hall 11-8 in the final of the 2A Bureau Valley Regional on Saturd ...
    May 22, 2016 - 8:40 pm
  • Timely hits send Newman to 2nd straight title

    STERLING – When it comes to the postseason, the Newman softball team just seems to be able to crank things up a notch when it counts the most. Timely ...
    May 22, 2016 - 8:55 pm
  • Freshman scores both runs in Amboy victory

    AMBOY – Shannon Lytle can be forgiven if she was a little antsy. She is only a freshman, after all.B ...
    May 22, 2016 - 9:00 pm
  • Milledgeville beats Newman for title

    ASHTON – About the only place Blayne Kappes didn’t execute was in the postgame Gatorade cooler dump. The Milledgeville freshman pitcher, giddy in the ...
    May 22, 2016 - 10:31 pm
  • Schwarz makes finals again; Busch, Cobert, Sterling advance

    CHARLESTON – This time around, it was going to be different. That’s what Dixon thrower Tayla Schwarz told herself. In her second state meet in as man ...
    May 21, 2016 - 12:34 am
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