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  • Full steam ahead into semifinals

    Faith Kennedy hit five 3-pointers, giving her 70 for the season, as the Fulton Steamers sailed into the semifinals of the 1A Fulton Regional with a 50 ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 11:56 pm
  • Newman tops Polo at regional

    ERIE – In the first quarterfinal game of Monday’s 1A Erie Regional, before the Newman Comets and Polo Marcos took the court, the two teams that played ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 12:06 am
  • Rockets roll past IVC at Tabor Gym

    ROCK FALLS – Olivia Babcock ain’t afraid of no Ghosts, and neither were any of her teammates.Babcock ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 12:06 am
  • One last win at Lancaster

    DIXON – Bre Scheidegger, Ellie Provo and Isabelle Shiaras have been the senior leaders they were expected to be all season for the Dixon Duchesses on ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 12:05 am
  • Floor leaders continue to step up, but still inconsistent

    So it’s not quite a point guard controversy. But coach Fred Hoiberg suddenly has a glut of players at the position who have taken star turns, even whi ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 10:31 pm
  • More chances in 5-on-5 mean more success for Chicago

    The Blackhawks won three recent Stanley Cups thanks to their strong puck possession.During each of t ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 10:30 pm
  • SportShorts for Tuesday, February 7, 2016

    Sophomore guard Brooke Bailey of Dixon hit 6 of 9 3-pointers and scored a career-high 18 points to lead the Truman State women's basketball team to a ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 10:30 pm
  • Local Roundup: Morrison wrestlers claim 3 regional titles

    The Morrison wrestling team had three champions and seven sectional qualifiers from the Class 1A Mercer County Regional held Saturday in Aledo.
    Feb. 5, 2017 - 11:17 pm
  • SportShorts for Monday, February 6, 2016

    The quarterback served as ringmaster for "The Greatest Show on Turf." The running backs were known simply by their initials: LT and TD. And the receiv ...
    Feb. 5, 2017 - 11:17 pm
  • Wrestling: Rock Falls sends 13 wrestlers to sectional

    ROCK FALLS — Most wrestling teams would love to have wrestlers in each weight class make it past the regional tournament.
    Feb. 5, 2017 - 4:07 pm
  • Dukes win first regional in nearly 4 decades

    GENESEO – For the first time in nearly 40 years, Dixon has some plaque buildup when it comes to postseason wrestling.
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 10:49 pm
  • Girls bowling: Oregon 2nd, Dixon 3rd at regionals

    DIXON – The Oregon Hawks had been hot of late heading into their own regional Saturday at Plum Hollow. The Hawks used momentum to their advantage, as ...
    Feb. 5, 2017 - 8:27 pm
  • Warriors overcome slow start to rally past Hubs

    STERLING — The Golden Warriors trailed for much of the first half, but in the second came storming back.
    Feb. 5, 2017 - 8:29 pm
  • Girls basketball: Clippers rough up Indians

    AMBOY – Ideally, a Senior Night would include a comfortable victory and a curtain call at the end.Am ...
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 12:00 am
  • Dixon hangs with Byron early, but falls

    DIXON – For one half of basketball Friday night, the Dixon Duchesses hung right with the defending Class 2A state champion Byron Tigers. But the seco ...
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 12:00 am
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