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  • Warriors in control against Leafs

    The Sterling Golden Warriors grabbed an early lead and notched a NIB-12 West win at Musgrove Fieldhouse on Saturday night, defeating the Geneseo Maple ...
    Jan. 8, 2017 - 10:11 pm
  • Four area grapplers win titles at Princeton Invitational

    PRINCETON – It’s not easy to emerge from the PIT with a championship, but that’s what four local wrestlers managed to do Saturday.
    Jan. 8, 2017 - 8:42 pm
  • RF rocks at Tabor

    ROCK FALLS – There wasn’t any final countdown, but Tabor Gymnasium had a familiar feel to it before Rock Falls’ boys basketball game Saturday night ag ...
    Jan. 8, 2017 - 8:53 pm
  • Shootout turns into track meet

    Right away, Rock Falls PA announcer Kevin Anderson knew that he’d be busy during the back-and-forth track meet between Reed-Custer and Newman. The goo ...
    Jan. 8, 2017 - 9:00 pm
  • Dixon shares the ball in victory over LaMoille-Ohio

    DIXON – The Dixon Duchesses shared the wealth Saturday afternoon, and it led to a lopsided nonconference win. Dixon assisted on 17 of its 24 baskets ...
    Jan. 8, 2017 - 10:13 pm
  • Wolf out, but Rockets still win

    ROCK FALLS — The Rock Falls girls basketball team entered 2017 missing a couple of very familiar presences on the bench.
    Jan. 8, 2017 - 9:46 pm
  • Dukes run past Hawks

    OREGON – Speed kills, especially on the basketball court. The Dixon Dukes had plenty of it Friday night, as they forced Oregon into 25 turnovers with ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 12:24 am
  • Tough practices turn into win over Prophets

    MANLIUS – Two days worth of laps and sprints up and down the court was quite an experience for Bureau Valley junior forward Andrew Petros. The emphas ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 4:27 pm
  • Tigers rally, but fall to top-ranked Montini

    BYRON – With 1 minute left in its game against Lombard Montini, the No. 1 team in 4A, Byron had stormed back from an 11-point deficit to tie the game. ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 12:22 am
  • Sterling struggles from start in NIB-12 loss to Barbs at Musgrove

    STERLING – No matter how hard they tried Friday night, the Sterling Golden Warriors just couldn’t get anything going on offense. When the perimeter s ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 12:23 am
  • Girls roundup: Coatney leads Cougars

    Lydia Coatney had 19 points, seven steals, four rebounds and two assists as the Eastland girls basketball team edged River Ridge/Scales Mound 51-47 on ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 12:23 am
  • Steamers edge Rams on road

    Tyler Bruggenwirth scored nine points to lead the Fulton boys basketball team to a 39-36 win against Riverdale on Friday in Port Byron. Also for the ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 12:23 am
  • NHL: Darling leads Blackhawks to 2-1 win against Hurricanes

    CHICAGO – Scott Darling made a season-high 39 saves, Jonathan Toews and Artemi Panarin scored, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Carolina Hurricanes ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • Deer season winding down

    Eight days is what it has all come down to folks, just 8 days.That’s right, if you haven’t satisfied ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • Time for Rondo to hit the road

    All this time, unfairly or not, Chicago pegged Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg as little more than a puppet with strings controlled by the front office that ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 12:19 am
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