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  • Distance runner adjusting well from pool to track

    STERLING – The high school swimming season hurt Jacob Gebhardt’s chances at getting good winter runs in before Sterling’s track season. But the actu ...
    March 19, 2017 - 2:39 pm
  • Sterling happy with strong team effort

    No Sterling girls track and field athlete stole the show Saturday at the NIB-12 Indoor Conference Meet at Westwood Athletic Complex. Instead, the Gold ...
    March 19, 2017 - 2:49 pm
  • Jaynee Prestegaard living up to family legacy

    The hoop outside the Prestegaard’s house got plenty of use over the years, serving as the venue for some very competitive basketball games for three v ...
    March 18, 2017 - 12:17 am
  • Former Eastland 3-sport star continues success at alma mater

    Nicole Brinker makes her way from her classroom at Eastland High School to the cafeteria. Along the ...
    March 18, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • Sport Shorts for Saturday, March 18, 2017

    Sterling’s Young verbally commits to LorasDimitric Young is taking his basketball talents to the nex ...
    March 18, 2017 - 12:15 am
  • Baseball: Rockets plate 10 runs in first 2 innings of opening game

    ROCK FALLS – It’s not easy being holed up indoors and trying to hit baseballs. Both the Morrison and ...
    March 18, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • NFL: Bears fans might miss their favorite punching bag

    Sure, Jay Cutler will be missed, more so as a handy stooge than as a reliable quarterback, not that one has anything to do with the other.
    March 18, 2017 - 12:18 am
  • Backcourt duo of Wall and Beal sinks Chicago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Bradley Beal scored 24 points, John Wall dished out a career-high 20 assists to go with 14 points, and the Washington Wizards held o ...
    March 18, 2017 - 12:18 am
  • Midwest Region Roundup: Wolverines hold off rally

    Derrick Walton Jr. stuck to the plan on Friday in Indianapolis.He kept running the Michigan Wolverin ...
    March 18, 2017 - 12:10 am
  • East Region Roundup: USC rallies for another tourney comeback win

    For the second straight NCAA Tournament game, Southern California overcame a double-digit deficit in the second half to win.
    March 18, 2017 - 12:10 am
  • South Region Roundup: Jackson gets his shot back in UNC win

    Justin Jackson never lost confidence, even if he maybe started pressing a bit, when his shot suddenly stopped falling late in North Carolina’s season.
    March 18, 2017 - 12:10 am
  • 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
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