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  • Volleyball: Eastland wins third state championship

    NORMAL – It was a title at least 6 years in the making. Saturday at Redbird Arena, the Eastland vol ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Volleyball: Eastland wins state championship in impressive fashion

    NORMAL – Coming into Saturday’s Class 1A state championship volleyball match, the Eastland Cougars hadn’t lost a set in the entire postseason, and had ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 8:49 pm
  • Rams downplay Joyner’s hit

    ST. LOUIS – Lamarcus Joyner said has been unaware of the controversy involving his low hit that sidelined Teddy Bridgewater with a concussion last wee ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • NBA: Bulls beat Hornets Friday night

    CHICAGO – Jimmy Butler had 27 points, Pau Gasol added 19 points and 13 rebounds and the Chicago Bulls beat the Charlotte Hornets 102-97 on Friday nigh ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Cougars spread wealth in 1A state semifinal rout of Wethersfield

    NORMAL – The Eastland Cougars looked a little tight to start Friday morning’s Class 1A state semifinal against Wethersfield.
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 10:24 pm
  • Goofy one way to Normal

    NORMAL – For the longest time, I kind of thought there was really only one way to win a state volleyball title.
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • Volleyball: State title match between mirror images

    NORMAL – There are several similarities between the Eastland and Cissna Park volleyball teams: both have balanced attacks, both run a 5-1 offense, and ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • Girls basketball: Sterling looks to be team-oriented without Sandoval

    Sterling senior Katelyn Everett was elected as a team captain for the upcoming girls basketball season. An overwhelming team vote made the decision ea ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • Girls basketball: Rock Falls short on size, big on fundamentals

    It's easy to pick out Rock Falls girls basketball players Liz Lego and Alex Romo among their teammates.
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • Sportshorts for Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015

    VOLLEYBALLKoning, Waite named to NUIC teamAFC’s Cassidy Koning and Milledgeville’s Rebecca Waite wer ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Winds drive Catmatt to store

    Well, holy winds everybody, I hope you have all managed to round up your garbage cans, trampolines and lawn ornaments. 
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • College football: Ty's 3 games to watch for Week 11

    No. 2 Alabama at No. 17 Mississippi St.When: 2:30 p.m. SaturdayWhere: Davis Wade Stadium, Starkville ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • College football: Barrett back at QB for No. 2 Ohio St, Illinois wary

    CHAMPAIGN – It's double trouble for Illinois this weekend. J.T. Barrett is back at quarterback for No. 2 Ohio State after serving a one-game suspensi ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Men's basketball: After years of irrelevance, can college basketball in Chicago be revived?

    One day last month, Chicago State basketball coach Tracy Dildy was sitting in his basement office, reminiscing about the sweet long ago of Chicago col ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Football: Polo gets another crack at Stark County

    After the Polo football team shut out Warren on Nov. 7 in the second round, Warriors lineman Jake Sigafus said he and his teammates were confused as t ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 11:33 pm
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