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  • Softball: Oregon not hurt by errors in win

    The Oregon softball team overcame seven errors to earn a 9-2 Big Northern West win over host Winnebago.
    April 15, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • SportShorts for Friday, April 15, 2016

    Amboy senior Damion Ullrich will sign a national letter of intent today to wrestle at Dubuque University. Ullrich was a 4-year varsity starter for the ...
    April 15, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Polo-Forreston cruises to 2nd straight title in relay meet

    BYRON – If the results of the Byron Relays are any indication, a new face for small-school track and field in northern Illinois is emerging. With tra ...
    April 15, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Amboy boys, girls sweep own invite

    The Amboy girls track team swept the relays as the Clippers took the Amboy Invitational on Thursday. The Clippers’ 400 (51.80), 800 (1:51.24), 1,600 ( ...
    April 15, 2016 - 9:47 am
  • Cubs maul Reds, off to best start since 1985

    John Lackey pitched into the seventh inning, Kris Bryant hit his first homer of the season, and the Chicago Cubs matched the best eight-game start in ...
    April 14, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Comets’ balanced attack too much for Missiles

    MILLEDGEVILLE – Round and round they go, and where they stop, most people know: at home plate.That w ...
    April 14, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Newman pitcher has strong outing in win over Missiles on road

    MILLEDGEVILLE – Ricky Rank’s last outing on the mound wasn’t so comfortable. Nerves got the best of ...
    April 14, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • RF standout will compete in track and cross country

    When weighing his options for college, Seth Williams realized that Eastern Illinois University was the perfect fit. The Rock Falls distance runner sa ...
    April 14, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Long powers Warriors to win

    Shannon Long continued her strong performance at the plate this spring, hitting for the cycle in a 12-6 win against Alleman at the Pioneers’ Athletic ...
    April 14, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • SportShorts for Thursday, April 14, 2016

    RUNNINGRunning on Faith 5K is SaturdayThe Newman track and cross country teams will be hosting the R ...
    April 14, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • LaRoche saga takes bizarre turn

    It was just last Friday at the White Sox’s home opener that general manager Rick Hahn all but declared the Adam LaRoche saga over.
    April 14, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Hawks suffer Blues in OT

    ST. LOUIS – David Backes scored at 9:04 of overtime on a shot that deflected off a Chicago Blackhawks defenseman, and the St. Louis Blues took the ser ...
    April 14, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Bulls rally past 76ers in season finale

    CHICAGO – Nikola Mirotic scored 32 points, Justin Holliday added a career-high 29, and the Chicago Bulls closed a disappointing season with a 115-105 ...
    April 14, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Politics clouding image

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – There are Democrats who enjoy NASCAR. Jews and atheists and women, too. You wouldn't know it lately, not after several events this ...
    April 14, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Xfinity trying out new format at Bristol

    In a gimmick move intended to add excitement to the show, NASCAR will use heat races for the first time in the Xfinity Series on Saturday at Bristol M ...
    April 14, 2016 - 12:08 am
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