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  • Softball roundup: Staples tosses no-hitter in Sterling's two-win day

    Rochelle couldn't touch Sterling pitcher Lexy Staples during the Golden Warriors 13-0, five-inning win over the Hubs on Saturday at Rochelle.
    April 19, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Local roundup: Sterling boys track takes second at Freeport

    The Sterling boys track team won 10 events on its way to a second-place finish at the nine-team Freeport Invitational on Saturday.
    April 19, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Baseball roundup: Fulton wins slugfest with Rockridge

    It was a high-scoring affair for the Fulton and Rockridge baseball teams, with the Steamers hanging on for a 15-13 home Three Rivers West win.
    April 19, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Softball: Panthers hang on for sweep of Clippers

    PROPHETSTOWN – For 12 innings, Erie-Prophetstown played textbook softball on Saturday against Three Rivers crossover opponent Amboy.
    April 19, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Track & field: Triple jump a 'weird' event that takes a special breed

    After watching the triple jump for years as a Sterling assistant track coach – as well as the guy who runs the event in pretty much every meet the Gol ...
    April 18, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Mustangs not inspired by nice weather in rout

    MORRISON – It was a beautiful day for baseball Friday, but not so much for the Morrison Mustangs.Aft ...
    April 18, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • High school extra: Meet Milledgeville's Jade Grenoble

    Milledgeville sophomore Jade Grenoble takes pointers from her father, Brad, on the school's softball team, takes a swing or two at volleyball, and is ...
    April 18, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Writing about wins is easy

    Alisa Baron rounded the blue track in Charleston in 2008 in a record time for the 400-meter in 55.66 seconds. That was really fun to watch.
    April 18, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Fillies go big in win

    The Morrison Fillies scored five runs in the second inning and six more in the fourth to beat St. Bede 11-0 in five innings Friday in a Three Rivers c ...
    April 18, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Talk is cheap at fishing tournament

    Another successful Spring Fling tournament is now in the books, and like the rest of them, this one did not disappoint.
    April 18, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Softball: Clippers capitalize on second chances

    STERLING – A couple inches can make a big difference in a softball game. On Thursday, Newman startin ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:46 am
  • Girls soccer: Dixon, Hermeyer too much for Lutheran

    DIXON – Kylee Hermeyer redeemed herself in a big way on Thursday.The Dixon soccer team’s midfielder ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:51 am
  • Comets hold off Clippers

    The Newman Comets scored all five of their runs runs in the first two innings, then held on to beat Amboy 5-4 in a Three Rivers East home win.
    April 17, 2015 - 11:54 am
  • Warriors win with balance

    Four different players scored goals as the Sterling Golden Warriors blanked Ottawa 4-0 in a NIB-12 West win Thursday at Roscoe Eades Stadium.
    April 17, 2015 - 11:55 am
  • Rockets win pitchers duel

    Michaela Ward struck out 13 in a two-hit shutout, and the Rock Falls Rockets won a Big Northern West game at home Thursday, beating Byron 2-0.
    April 17, 2015 - 11:56 am
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