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  • Sterling beats Newman in first meet on rebuilt surfaces

    STERLING – The reviews are in on Sterling High School's new tennis courts, and every single one of them is a rave. The Golden Warriors are still unde ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Dixon focusing on sharing ball more in 2014

    Dixon senior Anthony Deseno stood in an orange cutoff shirt and practiced slick footwork and dribbling in a patch of shade before soccer practice Tues ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Girls Cross Country: Grady wins Rocket Run

    ROCK FALLS – Megan Grady had never traversed the hot trail of Centennial Park before the Rocket Run ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • Boys Cross Country: Newman takes third at Rocket Run

    ROCK FALLS - Tuesday marked the start of the cross country season for the Newman Comets, but Bryson Reyes was nowhere to be found on the competition g ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Boys roundup: Diaz scores second-half hat trick

    Tony Diaz scored three second-half goals to lead the Sterling Golden Warriors soccer team to a 6-2 win over Freeport in the first match of the Barb Cu ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Bebon leads Cards past Rockridge; Dixon tennis falls

    Sera Bebon led the Erie girls golf team to a 209-220 win over Rockridge at Highland Springs Golf Course in Blackhawk.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Sportshorts for Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

    LOCAL SPORTSHall of Fame committee to meetThe Northwest Illinois Sports Hall of Fame Committee will ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Tennis: Clodfelter serving up multiple talents

    Meghan Clodfelter is known to some people as "Fiona," the princess from Shrek she once portrayed in community theater.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Girls tennis capsules

    Dixon DuchessesCoach: Steve Boll2013: Tied for 9th at Rock Island Sectional.RosterAllison Newman Sr. ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • Rain can’t stop Rocket Invite

    ROCK FALLS – There was a chipmunk feasting on the nuts that the strong rains knocked from the trees at Rock River Golf & Pool Saturday afternoon. One ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Thunder hoping to go in different direction

    Mason VanHook is tired of being on an average team. Michael Bicksler is tired of coaching teams to average seasons.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • SVCC finishes second

    The Sauk Valley Skyhawks opened the volleyball season with a runner-up finish Saturday, finishing with a 2-1 record at the Black Hawk Tournament in Mo ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Experienced Dukes looking for big season

    If football is all about attitude and sheer "want to," the Dixon Dukes are looking good for 2014.Eve ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Football: Rock Falls hopes to stand up on defense

    Teams tend to set goals before the start of the season and the Rock Falls football team is no different.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Volleyball: Giddings returns to court with Skyhawks

    With four sophomores returning for the 2014 volleyball season, Sauk Valley coach Jay Howell knew he had to hit the recruiting trail hard last winter.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:39 pm
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