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  • SportShorts for Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016

    Newman Central Catholic High School will host an open house from 9 a.m.-noon Nov. 6. Prospective students will get a chance to meet with faculty, coa ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • SportShorts for Wednesday, October 19, 2016

    Josh Sitton is expected to miss his much-anticipated return to Green Bay on Thursday because of the sprained right ankle he suffered on the Bears' pen ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 7:51 am
  • Sport Shorts for Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016

    David Johnson rushed for 111 yards and three touchdowns, and the Arizona Cardinals shut down the listless New York Jets 28-3 on Monday night.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:24 pm
  • SportShorts for Monday, Oct. 17, 2016

    COLLEGE FOOTBALLIllini get 1st Big Ten win under LovieKendrick Foster scored two touchdowns, and Dar ...
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • SportShorts for Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016

    Mets manager Terry Collins could call it quits after the 2017 season. Collins, 67, is currently the oldest manager in baseball and felt run down by al ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 9:27 pm
  • Drought-stricken ’Cats sense ‘similar feeling’ to Cubs

    At the end of his news conference Thursday at Big Ten basketball media day, Northwestern coach Chris Collins backed away briefly from the microphone a ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 9:27 pm
  • key when No. 8 Wisconsin, No. 2 Ohio State tussle

    MADISON, Wis. – Wisconsin linebacker T.J. Watt would like a unique birthday gift this year. A win over Ohio State might be more cherished than any pre ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 9:26 pm
  • College football: Big Ten hopes not dead yet for Hawkeyes

    IOWA CITY, Iowa – Iowa hasn’t looked like a Big Ten title contender in weeks.Yet with the season hal ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 9:26 pm
  • College football: Illini defensive line still a question mark

    CHAMPAIGN – Down by a touchdown in the fourth quarter and 69 yards from the Illinois end zone, Purdue decided its best bet was to hand the ball to a f ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 9:26 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
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