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  • Boys basketball: Alleman downs Rock Falls in regional quarterfinal

    STERLING – The Alleman boys basketball team hadn't expereinced a win in 65 days, a streak that lived in parts of 4 months.
    March 2, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Friday filled with memories

    Friday was a day about numbers, and those numbers added up to something that might not be matched in the Sauk Valley anytime soon.
    March 2, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Sportshorts for Tuesday, March 3, 2015

    Corrie Reiley of Prophetstown and Kaitlyn Liebing of Amboy were named players of the year in the Three Rivers Conference, with Reiley in the West Divi ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Girls basketball: Prophetstown hounds Iroquois West in third-place game

    NORMAL – From the first time she stepped on the basketball court as a varsity player, Corrie Reiley knew exactly what her role was for the Prophetstow ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Girls basketball: Prophetstown shakes off semifinal loss, takes third place in 1A

    NORMAL – As the Prophetstown girls basketball team suffered through the sting of Friday's Class 1A state semifinal loss, slowly there appeared a glimm ...
    March 2, 2015 - 3:24 pm
  • Prophet seniors deserved ‘W’

    NORMAL – Don Robinson looked to his right, then to his left. All he saw were seniors. He had yet to be asked a question at Saturday's postgame press ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • SVM scouts boys regionals and sectional

    3A Sterling RegionalWhen: Today, Tuesday, FridayWhere: Musgrove Fieldhouse, SterlingTeams: No. 1 Dix ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Sportshorts for Monday, March 2, 2015

    Cornell freshman Karlie Mellott continued her hot start to the softball season and had a strong showing at the plate over the weekend for the Big Red.
    March 1, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Here’s to you, Mr. Robinson

    NORMAL – Don Robinson stood against the walls in the catacombs of Redbird Arena on Friday afternoon in his Proph-etstown lettterman jacket with the gl ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 1:18 am
  • State basketball: Raiders beat Prophets at their own game

    NORMAL – The ball ended up in Clare Kramer’s hands, and probably for the first time in her career, the orange orb was completely useless. 
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 1:19 am
  • Hardin Calhoun sets state rebounding record

    NORMAL – Rebounds were an issue for Proph-etstown in the first 1A semifinal Friday at Redbird Arena. ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 1:16 am
  • Boys swimming: Locals done after Friday preliminary swims

    WINNETKA – Caleb Carlson was eating a fistful of orange slices and laughing with a friend poolside at New Trier High School during a short break in th ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 1:14 am
  • Boys basketball: Dukes win BNC West title

    DIXON - It was supposed to be a bumper-to-bumper thrill ride for the conference championship. It ended up being Dixon’s victory lap for a nearly-spotl ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 1:07 am
  • State swimming: Sterling swims, experiences state as team

    WINNETKA – Hairless humans were getting massages and the smell of IcyHot hung in the air, stinging the nostrils of those brave enough to take a deep b ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 1:13 am
  • Bureau Valley wins first regional title since 2005

    FULTON – For safety reasons, storming the court after big basketball wins has come under national scrutiny of late.
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 1:12 am
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