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  • Basketball: Mead leaving Dixon for Waubonsie Valley

    Jason Mead made what he said is the hardest decision he has ever had to make. After 5 years in Dixon, Mead is moving on. The Dukes boys basketball coa ...
    April 18, 2016 - 10:11 pm
  • Panthers offense in top gear against Clippers

    AMBOY – Each time an Erie-Prophetstown softball player belts a home run, she is greeted at home plate by teammates shouting out, “boom.” The Panthers ...
    April 18, 2016 - 5:51 pm
  • Rockets roll past 2A state champs

    ROCK FALLS – James McFadden was on target all morning. He didn't throw a single pitch called for a ball in the first inning, didn't walk a batter unt ...
    April 18, 2016 - 5:49 pm
  • Dixon gains experience with tough competition in less than 24 hours

    ROCHELLE – In a demanding 24-hour stretch, the Dixon boys track & field team traveled 260 miles to two different sites and got a taste of what it will ...
    April 18, 2016 - 5:52 pm
  • Amboy, E-P both win in baseball doubleheader

    The Amboy and Erie-Prophetstown baseball teams split a doubleheader Saturday in Amboy.The Clippers r ...
    April 17, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Morrison softball has banner day with 3 wins at Fulton

    Morrison won three games and got two no-hitters at the Fulton tournament on Saturday.Brooke Stralow ...
    April 17, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Unlucky bounces, late Kane penalty sink Blackhawks

    CHICAGO – The St. Louis Blues kept pushing and pushing until a costly play by Patrick Kane provided an opening. And there was nothing for the Chicago ...
    April 17, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • JGR driver avoids tire troubles of teammates to win at Bristol

    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Carl Edwards took his first celebratory back flip of the season and easily stuck the landing.
    April 17, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Cubs just can’t solve Rockies

    Nolan Arenado hit two home runs, Tyler Chatwood threw seven shutout innings, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Chicago Cubs 2-0 on Sunday at Wrigley F ...
    April 17, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • SportShorts for Monday, April 18, 2016

    GOLFGrace rallies to win at Harbour TownBranden Grace shot a 5-under 66 to overtake Luke Donald and ...
    April 17, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • Sauk Valley sophomore guard earns NJCAA third-team honors

    Isaiah Box did a little bit of everything for the Sauk Valley Community College men’s basketball team in the 2015-16 season. Now he’s getting rewarde ...
    April 15, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Newman rides big inning to win over Steamers

    STERLING – For Newman, the fifth inning of Friday’s baseball game against Fulton was a thing of beauty. For the Steamers, it was a period of extended ...
    April 15, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Sale silences Tampa Bay

    Chris Sale tossed a two-hitter, Melky Cabrera singled in Jimmy Rollins with two outs in the ninth, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 1 ...
    April 15, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • NASCAR: Logano, Kenseth hope Bristol success continues this weekend

    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Matt Kenseth and Joey Logano hope their recent success at Bristol Motor Speedway helps them reach victory lane for the first time thi ...
    April 15, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • Hawks take lead right after Blues lose goal

    ST. LOUIS – Andrew Shaw stuffed home a rebound on a power play with 4:19 remaining, minutes after the Chicago Blackhawks won a coach's challenge to ne ...
    April 15, 2016 - 11:47 pm
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