• Rose has torn meniscus

    The hand-wringing over and scrutiny of Derrick Rose’s up-and-down play as he attempted his second comeback from season-ending knee surgery defined thi ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Wrestling; Rockets grounded by Eagles at team sectional

    POLO – There was good news and bad news for the Rock Falls wrestling team Tuesday night at the Class 1A Polo Dual Team Sectional.
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Marcos seal deal with surge surrounding halftime

    ERIE – In the first 2 minutes of the third quarter of the 1A Erie Regional contest between Polo and Annawan, the Marcos scored four straight baskets o ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • College basketball: Storming the court after big wins can be dangerous proposition

    MANHATTAN, Kan. – More than a dozen security officials dressed in bright green shirts gathered behind the basket, just as they were trained. When the ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Dukes set program win record

    The Dixon Dukes boys basketball set a program record with its 26th win of the season after beating Rochelle 65-44 Tuesday on the road.
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Men's basketball: Maryland stuns Badgers

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Dez Wells scored 26 points, and No. 14 Maryland held off fifth-ranked Wisconsin 59-53 Tuesday night, ending the Badgers' 10-game w ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Martinez maturing right before Cardinals’ eyes

    JUPITER, Fla. – It seems as if everyone in St. Louis Cardinals’ camp is noticing the difference in pitcher Carlos Martinez.
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Castro hopes Cubs can lean on many, not just a few

    MESA, Ariz. – Starlin Castro thinks leading the Chicago Cubs should be a team effort.Castro doesn’t ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Hawks win game, lose Kane

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Blackhawks lost Patrick Kane to an injury in the first period, and then blew a two-goal lead before escaping with a 3-2 shootout ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Sportshorts for Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015

    Cubs great Ernie Banks had assets worth just $16,000 when he died, an attorney for the woman who cared for him during his final years said Tuesday in ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Girls basketball: Senior guard helps send Prophetstown back to state tournament

    OGLESBY – Coming off a sectional championship win where they wished they were far more efficient on offense, the Prophetstown Prophets were back to th ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • Prophets never bury the lead

    OGLESBY – Anyone who paid close attention to the 2014 girls 2A state tournament realized that it seemed likely that the Prophetstown Prophets were des ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:29 am
  • Bravettes get physical

    OGLESBY – The Annawan Bravettes had the goal of knocking off the No. 1 ranked Prophetstown Prophets in Monday's 1A Illinois Valley Community College S ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Boys basketball: Hot start leads to Steamer win

    FULTON – Many high school athletes and coaches in sports know that it is hard to defeat a team three times in one season.
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • MBK: Dollmeyer emerging as force for Skyhawks

    AJ Dollmeyer isn’t one to seek out the spotlight.The soft-spoken freshman from Polo is drawing atten ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:20 am
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