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  • Cougars take regional title

    The Eastland Cougars pulled away late in a tight game Thursday, defeating East Dubuque 60-45 to win the Class 1A Erie Regional championship. Leading ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 12:33 am
  • Bulls’ big man learned from Shaq, Cartwright with Suns

    For a moment during the Suns' blowout home victory against the Kings on April 3, 2009, Shaquille O'Neal turned into player-coach. O'Neal, in "The Big ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 12:32 am
  • Badgers edge Cornhuskers

    Nigel Hayes hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 18.4 seconds left in overtime and Ethan Happ blocked Tai Webster's shot on Nebraska's last try as the Badg ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 12:32 am
  • Clippers cruise into regional final

    The Amboy Clippers cruised into tonight’s championship of the Class 1A Annawan Regional with a 65-39 victory over Ottawa Marquette in Wednesday’s firs ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • Toews nets winner as Blackhawks beat Wild

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – Sure, no game is a must-win this time of year. Still, the Chicago Blackhawks couldn't afford to slip much further behind the Minneso ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 12:04 am
  • Morrison makes most of rebounding edge

    FULTON – When two teams meet four times in a season, a glaring edge in a certain stat category can make all the difference. That was the case when Mo ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 12:01 am
  • Tangling with Sterling’s Garcia is a tall order

    Turner Garcia has the look of an athlete who should be wearing short pants, running up and down the hardwood this winter at Musgrove Fieldhouse. Afte ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 12:00 am
  • How do they keep their jobs?

    If you're a Bulls fan looking for change – a change of the roster, a change of management wonks, a change of dynamic proportions – then you need to lo ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 12:00 am
  • Gophers sneak past Hawkeyes

    ​ Jordan Murphy scored a career-high 25 points with 19 rebounds, Nate Mason had 25 points and seven assists and Minnesota outlasted Iowa 100-89 in dou ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 12:00 am
  • Weather will be an issue in opening rounds of AT&T

    PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. – Jordan Spieth, still only 23, was amazed that this is the fifth time he has played the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. He's been wat ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 11:52 pm
  • SportShorts for Thursday, Feb. 9, 2016

    Despite a 3-13 season in 2016, the Chicago Bears are raising prices for the majority of tickets for games at Soldier Field.
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 11:51 pm
  • Oregon falls behind early, can’t catch up to Vikings

    BYRON – With only four wins coming into its 2A regional opener against Oregon, North Boone pulled off the upset to end the Hawks season. What was more ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 12:29 am
  • Dixon drops home game to BNC leaders

    DIXON — Dixon’s boys basketball team reached the gauntlet of the Big Northern Conference season with Tuesday’s home game against Rockford Christian.
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 12:30 am
  • Newman rallies from halftime deficit to take lead, but Eastland pulls out victory

    ERIE – It wasn’t quite the magnitude of Michael Jordan’s flu game. But in a game that Eastland needed their best player to play big despite sickness, ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 12:26 am
  • Steals, transition points lift Sterling

    STERLING – Sterling’s defense forced Sycamore turnovers on three straight possessions in the third quarter, leading to a run, which led to a 52-37 Gol ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 12:26 am
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