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  • Bulls’ D rises up in win vs. Pacers

    CHICAGO – With the final seconds ticking away, they stared each other down one last time, Paul George with the ball, and Jimmy Butler right in front o ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Texans stop Bengals’ undefeated season

    CINCINNATI – It figures that T.J. Yates and the Texans would be the ones to finally knock off the Bengals.
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Sportshorts for Monday, Nov. 16, 2015

    COLLEGE CROSS COUNTRYSkyhawks 33rd at National MeetThe Sauk Valley women’s cross country team placed ...
    Nov. 15, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • NHL: Kane has goal, assist as Blackhawks beat Flames

    CHICAGO – Patrick Kane scored and had an assist in Chicago’s quick three-goal outburst in the second period, and the Blackhawks beat the Calgary Flame ...
    Nov. 15, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • NFL: Long plays by Miller, Langford help Bears past Rams

    ST. LOUIS – Zach Miller used the video board in the north end zone to chart a path through the St. Louis Rams defense. It was especially helpful when ...
    Nov. 15, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • NFL: Offense struggles again, Packers fall to Lions 18-16

    GREEN BAY, Wis. – Aaron Rodgers sounded subdued and felt a little sore. Green Bay's 18-16 loss on Sunday to the Detroit Lions may sting for quite som ...
    Nov. 15, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Volleyball: Former state champ players help these Cougars as coaches

    NORMAL – Heather Larak remembers the scene vividly. So does her older sister, Ashley.The Eastland Co ...
    Nov. 15, 2015 - 7:33 pm
  • Pierce goes out where she belongs – on top

    NORMAL – Kristy Pierce, if you’re reading this, you might want to stop right now. And if you do go on, please don’t get angry. This column had to be w ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 1:15 pm
  • HSFB: Stark County ends Polo's dream season

    WYOMING – Through 11 games, Polo’s offense had been an irresistible force and its defense had been an immovable object.
    Nov. 15, 2015 - 7:31 pm
  • Football: Opportunity knocked out

    WYOMING – Opportunity came knocking for the Polo football team the entire third quarter of Saturday’s Class 1A playoff game against Stark County.
    Nov. 15, 2015 - 7:34 pm
  • Girls swimming: Two Sterling, four Dixon swimmers move on to state

    BYRON – By the time the girls swimming season began, Byron co-op coach Julia Rudzinski had already made up her mind about who would be anchoring the T ...
    Nov. 15, 2015 - 9:28 pm
  • Volleyball: Eastland wins third state championship

    NORMAL – It was a title at least 6 years in the making. Saturday at Redbird Arena, the Eastland vol ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Volleyball: Eastland wins state championship in impressive fashion

    NORMAL – Coming into Saturday’s Class 1A state championship volleyball match, the Eastland Cougars hadn’t lost a set in the entire postseason, and had ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 8:49 pm
  • Rams downplay Joyner’s hit

    ST. LOUIS – Lamarcus Joyner said has been unaware of the controversy involving his low hit that sidelined Teddy Bridgewater with a concussion last wee ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • NBA: Bulls beat Hornets Friday night

    CHICAGO – Jimmy Butler had 27 points, Pau Gasol added 19 points and 13 rebounds and the Chicago Bulls beat the Charlotte Hornets 102-97 on Friday nigh ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 10:58 pm
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