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  • NFL: Brissett starts, scrambles, delivers Patriots victory over Texans

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Maybe Texans safety Andre Hal thought Jacoby Brissett would run out of bounds at the 5 in the first quarter of his first NFL start ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Junior forward sets up goals, scores goals against Sycamore

    STERLING – Miguel Gallardo scored goals. Miguel Gallardo set up goals. Miguel Gallardo opened up space for his teammates up top. The Gallardo show re ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Sterling volleyball cruises

    The Sterling volleyball team traveled to Ottawa and earned a straight-set, 25-14, 25-12 win on Thursday in NIB-12 West play.
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Bryant on home run race: ‘I go home, I watch Netflix’

    Kris Bryant is trying to make baseball history, not know it. The Cubs ’ 24-year-old MVP candidate knows the Cubs haven’t won the World Series in more ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • SportShorts for Friday, Sept. 23, 2016

    Bureau Valley’s Week 5 game at North Crawford High School of Soldiers Grove, Wisconsin, originally scheduled for Saturday, has been cancelled and will ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Johnson keeps rolling at East Lake

    ATLANTA – Dustin Johnson was in trouble from the start Thursday, just not for very long. The game feels easy for the U.S. Open champion, who began his ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • Electric racing series coming to Brooklyn in 2017

    The world's first fully electric racing series will stage a race next year in Brooklyn, where Formula E will host the first FIA-sanctioned open-wheel ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Kahne will stay in No. 5 car

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Hendrick Motorsports has locked down the driver and sponsor of its No. 5 car with an extension of Great Clips for driver Kasey Kahne ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Local roundup: Ahlers' second-place finish paces Comets

    The Newman boys cross country team took second at the Byron Forest Preserve Wednesday with Chris Ahlers second individually in a time of 15:08.42.
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:50 pm
  • SportShorts for Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016

    Sauk Valley Community College sophomore Tressa Schuler was named NJCAA Division II player of the week. Schuler posted 4.42 kills per set, and had a .4 ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • NFL: Jerrell Freeman's 'fired-up calmness' a key to Bears defense

    Early in the second quarter Monday night, running back Wendell Smallwood slithered out into a screen pattern, a play the Eagles offense hadn't previou ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Football: Rock Falls defense prepares for Byron rushing attack

    While Rock Falls has been putting up impressive offensive numbers, with the passing game of quarterback Logan Pillars already staring down the 1,000-y ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:47 pm
  • Cards place 2nd at Three Rivers tourney

    SHERRARD – Sera Bebon witnessed a magical shot, but she and her Erie teammates weren’t quite able to produce some magic themselves at the Three Rivers ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • Warriors will face Leafs in battle of unbeatens

    There’s a little extra pep in the step of Sterling football players, and there’s an easy explanation why.
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:46 pm
  • Decision-making will be important

    The drill is called PUP, and it’s one of the most important sessions of practice that Dixon will go through this week.
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:46 pm
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