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  • Local roundup: Sterling soccer completes unbeaten conference record

    The Sterling soccer team capped off an unbeaten conference schedule and its third straight NIB-12 West title with a 6-3 win over Rochelle Thursday at ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Young Cubs fans put no stock in curses, century of futility

    CHICAGO – Kaitlin Reap didn't listen when her dad tried to warn her about the lifetime of misery waiting for her if she cheered for the Chicago Cubs. ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • L.A. ace picks up first career save in Game 5 win over Nationals

    WASHINGTON – Clayton Kershaw got the final two outs to earn his first major league save and finish the Los Angeles Dodgers' 4-3 victory over the Washi ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Rivers sets franchise record as San Diego holds onto late lead

    SAN DIEGO – Philip Rivers threw for 178 yards and one touchdown, passing Hall of Famer Dan Fouts to become San Diego's career passing leader, and the ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Don’t forget Alshon

    Jay Cutler was guilty of locking on to Brandon Marshall too much, and now Brian Hoyer has been charged with not getting Alshon Jeffery the ball enough ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Harvick hopes to continue recent success

    An oil-pressure issue is an inconvenience for most people. It might be a season-killer for Kevin Harvick, who finished 38th because of engine issues ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Five drivers fighting for Chase lives the next 2 weeks

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The excitement level over the next two Chase races could very well vary from fan to fan. As teams have adjusted to the elimination ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • SportShorts for Friday, Oct. 14, 2016

    The West Carroll School District will hold the Spooktacular 5k run, 1-mile walk on Oct. 29. The run will start and end at the middle school, beginnin ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • NFL: Packers' top-rated rush defense braces for Cowboys' run game

    GREEN BAY, Wis. – The toughest test yet of the season looms on Sunday for the Green Bay Packers' league-best run defense. No team has moved the ball ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • Wildcatz, Cardinals to battle for NUIC Northwest supremacy

    “It’s Sunday and I’m already nervous,” said EPC coach Randy Asche last weekend in anticipation of Friday’s game with Forreston.
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 11:24 pm
  • Dukes, Rockets preparing to face similar offensive attacks

    The Rock Falls defense gets to prepare for its Friday test against Dixon quarterback Noah Wilcox by facing Logan Pillars in practice. Over in Dixon, ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Football: Graham, Olson filling gap in Newman D

    Sophomores sometimes get thrown to the wolves when it comes to playing varsity football. For Newman sophs Chase Graham and Luke Olson, however, it’s ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Sterling not looking past Ottawa with title in sights

    There are big things looming ahead of the Sterling Golden Warriors, even after impressive back-to-back wins against the best the NIB-12 West has to of ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • Chicago struggles in season opener against St. Louis

    CHICAGO – St. Louis Blues coach Ken Hitchcock got what he needed from his top players, and that was more than enough on opening night.
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 11:18 pm
  • After victory over the Giants, Cubs get chance to regroup

    Hitting the reset button Wednesday was a necessity for a Cubs team that dramatically avoided its first elimination game a night earlier.
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 11:18 pm
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