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  • Football: Wildcatz to be tested on road right off the bat

    Coming off a dream season, Eastland-Pearl City football coach Randy Asche isn't all that comfortable with how this season's schedule stacks up for the ...
    June 29, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • By the numbers: NUIC Northwest

    The NUIC Northwest will have two new coaches in West Carroll's Matt Leitzen and South Beloit's Jason Ware.
    June 29, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Alternating currents

    In the always balanced NUIC Upstate, this year's schedules will match the parity usually displayed on the field. For nearly every team in the division ...
    June 28, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Football: NUIC Upstate by the numbers

    In a year of schedule reshuffling, which usually creates different crossover opponents, Polo will have no new foes on its schedule from last year.
    June 28, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Hard work, tenacity pay dividends for Prophets’ Reiley

    Anybody who attended an Erie-Prophetstown cross country or track meet, or a Prophetstown girls basketball game this past season saw first-hand what a ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Running improves quality of life

    Whether you're a runner or not, we all know the basic health benefits of incorporating running into your routine. Exercise is medicine that leads to i ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Keeping the fun in sports

    SAN DIEGO – Ted Giannoulas was working part-time at a radio station while making his way through journalism school 41 years ago when he first put on a ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • LaSalle Lake ripe for fishing

    This week, I made my annual trip to LaSalle Lake in Seneca with my good friend Luke Steen.The giant ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Sportshorts for Saturday, June 27, 2015

    Those who graduated from Savanna, Thomson, Mt. Carroll or West Carroll, and played under coaches Jerry Biederman or Don Mathey, are invited to play in ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Local TRAC Rock teams open with away games, close at home

    There's a theme running through the schedules of SVM's four area teams in the Three Rivers Rock Division next season: early road stretches, followed b ...
    June 25, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Football: Three Rivers Rock Division by the numbers

    0Rockridge has never lost a Three Rivers Conference division game. Joining the conference in 2013 fr ...
    June 25, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • New-look divisions hope to offer competitive schedule

    It is said there are only a two certainties in life: Death and taxes. The Three Rivers Athletic Conference making changes to its division format could ...
    June 24, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Football: Three Rivers Large by the numbers

    1This will be the first year of a new divisional format for the Three Rivers.The TRAC name was used ...
    June 24, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Slamming with seniors

    Ed Detweiler was standing sentry in the parking lot at Timber Creek golf course in Dixon on Monday morning, his trusty clipboard in his right hand.
    June 24, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Sportshorts for Thursday, June 25, 2015

    Disabled prep student athletes will be given full opportunities to compete in certain sports under a settlement with the Illinois High School Associat ...
    June 24, 2015 - 11:25 pm
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