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  • Girls basketball: Rock Falls short on size, big on fundamentals

    It's easy to pick out Rock Falls girls basketball players Liz Lego and Alex Romo among their teammates.
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • Sportshorts for Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015

    VOLLEYBALLKoning, Waite named to NUIC teamAFC’s Cassidy Koning and Milledgeville’s Rebecca Waite wer ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Winds drive Catmatt to store

    Well, holy winds everybody, I hope you have all managed to round up your garbage cans, trampolines and lawn ornaments. 
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • College football: Ty's 3 games to watch for Week 11

    No. 2 Alabama at No. 17 Mississippi St.When: 2:30 p.m. SaturdayWhere: Davis Wade Stadium, Starkville ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • College football: Barrett back at QB for No. 2 Ohio St, Illinois wary

    CHAMPAIGN – It's double trouble for Illinois this weekend. J.T. Barrett is back at quarterback for No. 2 Ohio State after serving a one-game suspensi ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Men's basketball: After years of irrelevance, can college basketball in Chicago be revived?

    One day last month, Chicago State basketball coach Tracy Dildy was sitting in his basement office, reminiscing about the sweet long ago of Chicago col ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Football: Polo gets another crack at Stark County

    After the Polo football team shut out Warren on Nov. 7 in the second round, Warriors lineman Jake Sigafus said he and his teammates were confused as t ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Girls basketball: Comets ready for challenge of replacing strong senior class

    When Brandon Kreczmer took over the Newman girls basketball program last season, he had a strong core of senior leaders who helped him with the transi ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Provos part of Duchesses foundation for new season

    If the Dixon girls basketball team is to improve on last year’s 11-win season, it will likely need its sister act to be clicking on all cylinders.
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Illinois looking for junior Hill to be leader on, off court

    CHAMPAIGN – Illinois junior Malcolm Hill often brings up a specific game from last season when anyone questions how the Illini will survive a surreal ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • No hard feelings from Renteria

    In the most compelling part of Rick Renteria's first public comments since the Cubs fired him as manager a year ago after just one season, the new Whi ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • NFL: Rex's place: Bills beat Jets in Ryan's return

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Rex Ryan's return to the Meadowlands was a successful one – thanks to his pride and joy, the defense.
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • College football: Return of Day, Stanley set stage for sixth-ranked Notre Dame

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Notre Dame defensive tackle Sheldon Day and offensive tackle Ronnie Stanley were talking while driving home after practice recently ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • NHL: Kalinin's power-play goal lifts Devils past Blackhawks

    CHICAGO – Sergey Kalinin scored a power-play goal with 2:27 left, and the New Jersey Devils beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 Thursday night for their s ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Sportshorts for Friday, Nov. 13, 2015

    The Dixon boys bowling team beat Mendota, 3,384-3,214, on Thursday in a Big Northern West matchup in Mendota.
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 11:25 pm
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