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  • NFL: Lions can't hold on against Titans

    Marcus Mariota converted a fourth down with a perfectly lofted 9-yard pass TD pass to Andre Johnson with 1:13 left, and the Tennessee Titans rallied t ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 12:40 am
  • NFL: Bradford leads Vikings over Packers

    MINNEAPOLIS – Sam Bradford had a Minnesota debut almost as dazzling as the new $1.1 billion building itself, completing 22 of 30 passes for 286 yards, ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • MLB: Cubs continue post-clinching skid

    Major league ERA leader Kyle Hendricks allowed two runs in six innings and remained stuck on 15 victories as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cu ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 12:40 am
  • rom a lap down to a win at Chicagoland

    JOLIET – Martin Truex Jr. went from a completely unraveled tire that left him a lap down to the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup championship lead for ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • Girls roundup: AFC volleyball finishes third at Mercer County

    The AFC volleyball team won the third-place match at the Mercer County tournament on Saturday with a straight-set win over Geneseo 25-16, 25-17.
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • Dixon’s Ruckman medalist at Wessels

    Dixon golfer Cole Ruckman carded a 4-over-par 76 to earn medalist honors at the Salley Wessels Invitational on Saturday at Sunset Golf Course in Mount ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • SportShorts for Monday, Sept. 19, 2016

    COLLEGE FOOTBALLIllini suffer home loss to WMUJamauri Bogan ran for 189 yards and two touchdowns Sat ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • Cardinals run roughshod over overmatched Clippers

    FORRESTON – A win over Forreston simply wasn’t in the cards for Amboy-LaMoille.Neither was hanging w ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Football: Return to memorable scene

    FORRESTON – There are moments from your high school days that are etched into your brain that you'll never forget. On Friday night, I returned to the ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Rockets rally to victory after Hawks streak to lead

    OREGON – In a 33-21 win over Oregon, Rock Falls proved it is a different team and a different program than in previous decades.
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Sterling offense beats to faster drum than Cavs can handle

    STERLING – The only group of Sterling High Schoolers that kept better tempo than the football team was the band, and even that might be a stretch.
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Discharged Storm

    MANLIUS — The visiting team found the Achilles heel of the Bureau Valley Storm for the second straight week in Three Rivers play as Orion ran all over ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Football: Wildcatz not satisfied with blowout victory over Marcos

    POLO - Following his team’s 39-6 victory at Polo, Eastland-Pearl City coach Randy Asche rhetorically wondered “you know a lot of times, when you win b ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Comets pull away

    After a scoreless first quarter, the Comets got second-quarter touchdowns from Eli Leffelman, Luke Olson and Cade Gorzny in a 28-0 win at Kewanee on F ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Fumble, long TD place Panthers in second-half hole

    ERIE – After a stalemate ensued in the second quarter, Erie-Prophetstown and Ottawa Marquette entered the third quarter with momentum hanging in limbo ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 12:02 am
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