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  • Youth soccer: Local pair earn spots on prestigious team

    Carter Gearing and Lexy Langloss crossed paths a couple of years ago in DeKalb, playing together in an indoor soccer league.
    July 31, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Running: Reyes fares well in half marathon

    Dylan Reyes established himself as a top-notch distance runner, first at Newman, and then at the University of St. Francis, in Joliet, over the past 6 ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Mother Nature wins again

    Last weekend was a very busy one for me.It included bait fishing, then flathead fishing, then some m ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • What did you do this summer?

    There’s a classic scene in the movie, “A Christmas Story” where Ralphie’s teacher announces that she wants a class to write a theme. 
    July 31, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • Dixon girl successful on court, showing goats

    DIXON – While almost all of the kids playing at the Emma Hubbs Tennis Classic this week would fail to understand the reference, Riley Bally has been a ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Players come to Hubbs Classic from three high schools

    DIXON – It all came down to one game in the 15 boys doubles division Thursday afternoon at the Emma Hubbs Tennis Classic. And with teams from three d ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • SportShorts for Friday, July 31, 2015

    SOFTBALLSterling Steam tryouts coming upThe Sterling Steam will be holding tryouts for their 2016 te ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Hubbs Classic finishes play

    The 25th annual Emma Hubbs Tennis Classic wrapped up play Thursday at Page Park in Dixon, as five full divisions took place, along with the conclusion ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Tennis: Meyer always on the go at Hubbs Classic

    Avery Meyer may live in Harmon, but Page Park in Dixon can be considered her home away from home this week.
    July 30, 2015 - 2:26 pm
  • Special tree at Shady Oaks

    Greg Ohlendorf smacked a tee shot into the right rough on the first hole at Shady Oaks Country Club late Tuesday afternoon.
    July 29, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • Five more champs crowned at Hubbs

    Play continued Wednesday in the 25th annual Emma Hubbs Tennis Classic, with champions being crowned in five more divisions.
    July 29, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • SportShorts for Thursday, July 30, 2015

    SOFTBALLRock Falls 9-10 team takes 2ndThe Rock Falls 9-10 All-Stars split a pair of games on Monday ...
    July 29, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • Tennis: Longan pairs with Partington at Hubbs Classic

    DIXON – When his regular doubles partner rolled his ankle, 12-year-old Holden Longan wasn’t sure what he would do in the 13-&-under boys & girls doubl ...
    July 29, 2015 - 1:37 pm
  • Tennis: Hubbs Classic played around rain in Dixon

    Play continued Tuesday at the Emma Hubbs Tennis Classic at Dixon’s Page Park, as three more divisions took to the courts.
    July 28, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • When Hubbs slows down, Kents will be ready

    At 86 years young, Emma Hubbs doesn't appear to be slowing down much. On Monday afternoon, at the tennis tournament in Dixon that bears her name, on ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:27 pm
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