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  • Cougars slip past Panthers

    Three players scored in double figures to lead Eastland to a 59-49 win over Lena-Winslow on Monday.M ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 12:19 am
  • Thunder, Westbrook dominate Bulls

    CHICAGO — The NBA may have finally found a way to slow Jimmy Butler – illness. The do-it-all star missed Monday’s shootaround at the Advocate Center ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 12:18 am
  • Hail Mary turns tide in Green Bay’s favor

    GREEN BAY, Wis. – Aaron Rodgers, master of the Hail Mary pass, struck again in another big moment.Ro ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 12:32 am
  • SportShorts for Monday, January 9, 2017

    MEN’S BASKETBALLIllini struggle from start at IndianaJames Blackmon Jr. scored 25 points, Thomas Bry ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 12:31 am
  • Seattle formula works again

    The formula that has led the Seattle Seahawks to unmatched success over the past five seasons returned in Saturday’s NFC wild-card game.
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 12:31 am
  • 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
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