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  • Boys soccer: Hawks, Humphrey let it fly in win over Dixon

    OREGON – Kaden Humphrey could barely sit up in bed one morning after a recent soccer tournament.The ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Milestone math complete

    Mike Papoccia and Andy Accardi spent part of this week poring over season records. The reason: a dis ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Women's tennis: Once opponents, Ordean and Shank now teammates for Skyhawks

    DIXON – Last season, Sterling’s duo of Allie Shank and Grace Steinke won the Belvidere North Sectional doubles title. One of the teams they dispatched ...
    UPDATED: Sept. 4, 2015 - 2:23 pm
  • Football: Turn back the clock – Week 2 of 2010 season

    Local football fans were treated to a pack of highly competitive games for Week 2 of the 2010 season. Sterling, Rock Falls, Morrison, Bureau Valley an ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Volleyball: Warriors fend off Rocky's charge

    Leading by a point late in Game 2, the ball moved to setter Allie Olson in the front row of the Sterling Golden Warrior rotation at Musgrove Fieldhous ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Local roundup: Dixon boys golf needs fifth score to edge Rock Falls

    The Dixon and Rock Falls boys golf teams both fired 175s on Thursday at Rock River Golf & Pool, but the Dukes’ fifth score of 48 was one better than t ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Volleyball: Errors in third set cost Dixon on road

    The gymnasium at Genoa-Kingston High School was nearly filled on Thursday night for the team's opening volleyball match, where the Cogs beat the Dixon ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Volleyball roundup: Rock Falls cruises in win over Marengo

    The Rock Falls Rockets picked up an easy win on the road Thursday, knocking off Marengo 25-7, 25-10 in a Big Northern crossover contest.
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • SportShorts for Friday, Sept. 4, 2015

    GOLFMount Morris Senior Center play dayThe 12th annual Mount Morris Senior Center Golf Scramble & St ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • High School football: Present so bright for Warriors

    Sterling football players gladly accepted popsicles as practice wrapped up Wednesday as the DuWayne Dietz track sizzled under the hot sun.
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Football: Personnel changes in store for Rockets

    Opportunity is the key word for the Rock Falls football team heading into a Week 2 home game against Big Northern crossover opponent Marengo on Friday ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Football: Coaching with former enemy

    Last year in Week 2, a pair of longtime friends were forced to match coaching wits on opposite sidelines at A.C. Bowers Field.
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Football: Week 2 game preview capsules

    United Township at SterlingWhen: 7 FridayWhere: Roscoe Eades Stadium, 1608 Fourth Ave.Radio: 94.3 FM ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Nehrkorn leads Hawks

    Mitchell Nehrkorn had his best outing of the season and led the Oregon boys golf team to a triangular win over Rochelle and North Boone and Beaver Cre ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Sportshorts for Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015

    CORRECTIONRachel Cobert is the name of an Erie volleyball player. A story in Wednesday’s editions ha ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:13 pm
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