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  • Tournament time on the Rock

    Ah that old excited fluttery feeling in my belly is back. As I take in some March Madness on the old boob tube, all I can really think about is tourna ...
    March 17, 2017 - 11:46 pm
  • Logano tells Busch ‘honest mistake’ led to incident at Vegas

    AVONDALE, Ariz. – The first face-to-face meeting between Kyle Busch and Joey Logano since last week's post-race scuffle in Las Vegas is over.
    March 17, 2017 - 11:44 pm
  • Outfielders still in running for spots on Opening Day roster

    In a way, Peter Bourjos will be coming home.In a way, Bourjos already is home.The White Sox center f ...
    March 17, 2017 - 10:09 pm
  • Deep, experienced Comets looking for state run

    STERLING – Coming off another successful season, the Newman softball team isn’t the type to get complacent. A fourth-place finish in Class 1A 2 years ...
    March 17, 2017 - 12:25 am
  • Yanes adjusting to life with Comets after transfer from Rock Falls

    STERLING – The Newman Comets softball team already had their sights set on playing during the first weekend in June at the state tournament before a n ...
    March 17, 2017 - 12:26 am
  • Kelsey takes over Cougar program built by her mom

    There will be a familiar face on the sideline coaching the Eastland volleyball team next fall. She’s got a really familiar name, too. A Pierce will o ...
    March 17, 2017 - 12:25 am
  • SportShorts for Friday, March 17, 2017

    Five West Carroll wrestlers were named to the NUIC all-conference team. Anyone who qualified for the state meet is automatically all-conference, putt ...
    March 17, 2017 - 12:22 am
  • Panik’s late goal lifts Blackhawks past Senators

    OTTAWA, Ontario – Chicago goaltender Scott Darling and Ottawa netminder Mike Condon had to put their friendship on hold Thursday night. Darling made ...
    March 17, 2017 - 12:22 am
  • College basketball: Notre Dame holds off Princeton

    Donte DiVincenzo scored 21 points and NCAA Tournament top seed Villanova shook off a slow start and stumbled forward in the East region with a 76-56 v ...
    March 17, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • NCAA Tournament: Northwestern pulls out tourney win

    At Northwestern, the party goes on.At Vanderbilt, there is only one question: What was he thinking?N ...
    March 17, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • Dixon’s Long to play at Marshall

    Dixon senior Jessa Long will continue her volleyball career at Marshall University. Long made her verbal commitment last week following an official v ...
    March 15, 2017 - 11:47 pm
  • Northwestern, Vanderbilt prove ‘smart schools’ can play hoops pretty well, too

    SALT LAKE CITY – At Northwestern, they're celebrating a first-of-its-kind accomplishment: embarking on a trip to the NCAA Tournament that has eluded a ...
    March 15, 2017 - 11:44 pm
  • New coach, players ready to take over for Morrison

    Michael Budka may be new to the Morrison baseball team this year, but the program is not new to him.
    March 15, 2017 - 11:45 pm
  • SportShorts for Thursday, March 16, 2017

    Newman senior Eli Leffelman was the lone local player to be named a unanimous all-conference player by Three Rivers coaches, while Fulton junior Tyler ...
    March 15, 2017 - 11:43 pm
  • MLB: Time for Sox to retire Guillen's 13

    Paul Konerko's No. 14 was retired by the White Sox back in 2015, and Mark Buehrle's No. 56 will be retired during a special ceremony on June 24 at Sox ...
    March 15, 2017 - 11:43 pm
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