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  • 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
  • SportShorts for Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016

    Sauk Valley Community College beat Illinois Valley 25-14, 25-19, 25-9 on the road Wednesday. Bailey O’Brien had 13 aces and 11 kills. Hannah Peterson ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 11:18 pm
  • Rockets rally with late surge for win at Tabor

    ROCK FALLS – As Rock Falls faced its biggest deficit during its Big Northern volleyball match against Rockford Lutheran on Tuesday, much confidence in ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 8:52 am
  • Comets finally click for Senior Night victory

    STERLING – It seemed to take awhile for the Newman volleyball team to find its footing Tuesday on Senior Night against the Hall Red Devils. But when ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 8:52 am
  • Mental toughness is key for Sterling’s Ceruzzi

    There are few outward reasons why Nick Ceruzzi has been playing some solid golf this season. He’s sporting a new Taylor Made driver that he likes, an ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 8:51 am
  • Boys, Girls state golf capsules

    Class 1A BoysWhere: Prairie Vista Golf Course, BloomingtonWhen: Friday and SaturdayLocal golfer: Ant ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 8:51 am
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