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  • State wrestling: :Three locals win first-round bouts

    Three local wrestlers won first-round bouts Thursday at the state wrestling meet at State Farm Center in Champaign. Eleven other locals will have to w ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • Men's basketball: Iowa halts two-game skid

    IOWA CITY – Iowa coach Fran McCaffery felt good about his team’s chances when Adam Woodbury, his 7-foot-1 center who has long been criticized, dunked ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Skyhawks sweep Sandburg

    The Sauk Valley women's basketball team picked up a 62-56 road win Thursday over Carl Sandburg in Galesburg. Jordan Giddings scored 24 points, includi ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 10:17 am
  • NBA: Point guards on the move on NBA trade deadline day

    Point guards moving quickly made this trade deadline a transition game.Goran Dragic, Michael Carter- ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Sterling weathers late storm

    STREATOR – The Sterling and Rock Falls girls basketball teams had to fight through frigid temperatures Wednesday before their showdown in a semifinal ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 5:43 am
  • Duchesses fall in regional semi

    ROCHELLE – Just a few minutes after she lay on the court, screaming in pain with an aggravation to a previous shoulder injury, Dixon senior Carly Hart ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 5:40 am
  • E-P’s Cole needs one win to reach 100

    Jared Cole's first appearance at the IHSA state wrestling tournament will also be his last, and it holds an even more personal significance than that.
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 12:33 am
  • Red Wings goalie makes 32 saves, stops Chicago in extra time

    CHICAGO – Tomas Tatar scored in regulation and in the shootout, leading Jimmy Howard and the Detroit Red Wings to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Black ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • U.S. team reunites to remember Miracle on Ice

    LAKE PLACID, N.Y. – It's been more than three decades since his landmark goal became the centerpiece of the U.S. Olympic hockey team's Miracle on Ice. ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Sports Shorts for Feb. 19

    NFLBears show interest in McCownThe new Bears coaching staff has familiarity with the team’s former ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • State wrestling capsules

    Tyler FleetwoodFulton freshmanClass 1A106 pounds35-3Sectional place: 2ndMatmen rank: 10thState exper ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Devils outlast Tar Heels

    Quinn Cook scored 22 points and No. 4 Duke beat No. 15 North Carolina 92-90 in overtime on Wednesday night in Durham, N.C.
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • Girls basketball: Ortgiesen sinks shots; Clippers sail

    ROANOKE – Elizabeth Ortgiesen couldn't miss. One after another, her free-throw attempts found the bottom of the net and after each make her confidence ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 12:37 am
  • Girls basketball: Putnam County answers BV run to win sectional semifinal

    SPRING VALLEY – It took more than 6½ minutes for the Bureau Valley girls basketball team to erase a double-digit halftime deficit. It took less than 4 ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 12:37 am
  • Boys basketball: Dixon find zone against Hawks

    DIXON – While the season has certainly been one for the Dixon boys basketball record books, the steps closer toward important numbers are not on the f ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 12:37 am
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