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  • Girls basketball: Sherrard hands Prophetstown its first conference loss

    SHERRARD – With one half of Thursday's Three Rivers West Division girls' basketball showdown in the books, the Prophetstown Lady Prophets found themse ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Wrestling: Sterling's Garcia works off his back

    SYCAMORE – It's a position Turner Garcia said he finds himself in far too often – flat against the mat, looking up at an opponent and an early deficit ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Dixon overcomes shooting woes

    DIXON – As shot after shot bounced off the rim, the Dixon Duchesses could've packed it up and given in. But as Winnebago suffered the same fate posses ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Wrestling: Rock Falls beats Stillman Valley, Newman to earn 20th win in final duals

    STERLING – Matt Mammosser is still thinking about his knees.It’s hard for the Rock Falls senior wres ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Sportshorts for Friday, Jan. 30, 2015

    Boys and girls in grades 7 to 11 can try out for the Sauk Valley Magic AAU basketball program from 5-7 p.m. on March 15 at Westwood Sports Complex.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Duchesses bowl over Byron

    The Dixon Duchesses survived a bit of a slow start to take all seven points from the Byron Tigers in a girls bowling match at Plum Hollow on Thursday. ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Clippers win TRAC East

    The Clippers clinched the Three Rivers East title with a 44-26 win over Kewanee on Thursday in Amboy.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • AFC freshman Lyles eyes big goals with Byron co-op

    Looking at Wade Lyles, one can see why he might be underestimated. But whomever does that – especially in a swimming pool – does so at their own peril ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Raiders roll at home, on road

    The AFC Raiders rolled to a nonconference victory Wednesday in Ashton, never looking back from an early lead to beat the Amboy Clippers 86-45. Bret Gi ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • BBK: Marcos hang on to beat Aquin

    POLO – If Polo was going to remain a factor in the NUIC East boys basketball race, it needed to hold serve against Aquin.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Boys basketball: Rockets pick up first BNC West win

    OREGON – In a 53-39 win over Oregon, there was little question among the Rock Falls coaches and players on what made the difference in getting their f ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Cougars rip into Hawks in Lanark

    The Eastland Cougars outscored the Oregon Hawks 14-4 in the second quarter to take control in a 65-35 win in Lanark. 
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Warriors cool off Boilermakers

    The Sterling Golden Warriors took control in the second quarter in a 67-58 win at Kewanee on Tuesday.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Rocket wrestling wins two

    The Rock Falls Rockets improved to 17-5 on the season with a sweep at Tabor Gym on Tuesday, beating Alleman 54-21 and Mercer County 60-18.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Girls basketball: Warriors close out win over Pirates

    STERLING – The halftime buzzer sounded Monday night, and Sterling coach Ryan Vasquez took a moment to talk to one of referees about the final sequence ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 12:18 am

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