• Polo sees positives in win over Stockton

    POLO – A dominating performance over Stockton gave Polo more than a 68-44 NUIC crossover win on Monday. It gave a struggling program a much-needed sho ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • GBK: Amboy hands Kewanee first TRAC defeat

    AMBOY – When crunch time arrived, the Amboy girls basketball team was cool and collected, while Kewanee was running a bit hot, and eventually boiled o ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Chicago falls to Utah

    SALT LAKE CITY – Gordon Hayward had 27 points and 12 rebounds, Rodney Hood added 19 points and the Utah Jazz beat the Chicago Bulls 105-96 in overtime ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Sportshorts for Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016

    Rock Falls senior Bailey O’Brien will sign on Wednesday to play volleyball for Sauk Valley Community College beginning this fall.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Winner, after a wait

    SAN DIEGO — With his glove tucked in his back pocket and a putter in his hand, Brandt Snedeker walked off the green pumping his arms to celebrate a si ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Local roundup: Prophetstown girls take down St. Bede

    The Prophetstown girls basketball team earned an upset win over St. Bede on Monday, beating the Bruins a 46-40 in a Three Rivers home game.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Dixon’s Bay, Oregon shine in regional tune-up

    DIXON – With the girls bowling postseason right around the corner, the 39th Dixon Invitational on Saturday served as a nice tune-up to see how area bo ...
    Jan. 31, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • Finding my way in Sauk Valley

    The past couple of weeks you may have noticed a new name in the sports section – mine. I am now about 2 weeks into this new job and new adventure in t ...
    Jan. 31, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • Oregon co-op senior bowler earns place in top 20

    Oregon co-op bowler Derek Poole opened Saturday’s finals of the state bowling tournament at St. Clair Bowl in O’Fallon with strong series, and went on ...
    Jan. 31, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • MVP Smith leads Faith Christian in Galesburg

    Sarah Smith tossed in 28 points to lead the Faith Christian girls basketball team to a 45-22 victory over Fulton Unity in Saturday's championship game ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 10:09 am
  • Terrapins hold off Buckeyes

    Melo Trimble scored 20 points, and Jake Layman added 16 points and 10 rebounds to help No. 8 Maryland beat Ohio State 66-61 on Sunday in Columbus.
    Jan. 31, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Wisconsin struggles, but beats Illini in Champaign

    CHAMPAIGN – Just before the halftime buzzer, Wisconsin forward Nigel Hayes launched a long, hopeful shot from the top of the 3-point line that bounced ...
    Jan. 31, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • L.A.’s reserves lead way in relatively easy win over Chicago

    LOS ANGELES – Don’t mess with the Clippers’ bench.Their reserves have been dominant in Blake Griffin ...
    Jan. 31, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Jok, Uthoff lead Iowa past Northwestern

    IOWA CITY, Iowa – Jarrod Uthoff dominated the first half. Peter Jok owned the second 20 minutes. And Iowa posted yet another Big Ten blowout. Jok h ...
    Jan. 31, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Serb wins sixth Australian Open title in as many tries

    MELBOURNE, Australia – In five previous Australian Open wins, Novak Djokovic had never felt so much love.
    Jan. 31, 2016 - 11:35 pm
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