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  • Boys basketball: Hawks' 1-2 punch too much for rival Tigers

    OREGON – Before the basketball season began, everyone knew how good Oregon was going to be with sharp-shooting 3-year starter Trevor Otten leading the ...
    Nov. 29, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Local roundup: Comets claim fifth place at Oregon

    The Newman Comets finished the Oregon tournament with a victory Saturday afternoon, defeating Rockford Christian Life 61-54 in the fifth-place game at ...
    Nov. 29, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • Byron holds off strong second-half surge by Newman

    OREGON – In the first half of an Oregon tournament game against Byron, the Newman defense looked like it was aboard a ship battling rough seas.
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Ross to play pro ball in Ontario

    Matt Ross knows better than anyone how much of an emotional roller coaster life can be as a professional basketball player – and it’s ever-changing. ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Otten leads Hawks

    Trevor Otten tossed in 17 points and Arne Wendler added 10 as the Oregon boys basketball team held off St. Bede 46-42 in an Oregon Thanksgiving Tourna ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Much to be thankful for

    Well, it’s Thanksgiving 2015, and like every year I again have much to be thankful for.Besides the o ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Arcola roughs up Stark County

    Arcola senior Clayton Strader said it took him longer than expected to figure out Stark County's defense in the Class 1A championship game.
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • Girls bowling: Dixon's Bay looks to recapture magic

    Katlyn Bay qualified for the state meet as a freshman. Three more years of the same, or even better, usually equals the same predicament, right?
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Roundup: Roby, Dixon keep rolling at Cavalier Classic

    Dixon improved to 2-0 at the Cavalier Classic in LaSalle with a 45-33 victory against Harlem on Wednesday night.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Girls basketball: Rockets roll past Warriors; Duchesses take control over Comets

    ROCK FALLS – Shots haven’t been falling for the Rock Falls Rockets lately. They started the seasxon with two losses followed by two wins, but on the ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 4:11 am
  • Roundup: Raiders, Marcos win at AFC tournament; Rockets top Geneseo in 2 OTs

    The AFC Raiders and Polo Marcos both remained unbeaten on the young season Tuesday night, as both won their second games in as many nights at the AFC ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 1:56 am
  • Boys bowling: Heady Miranda ready for challenge of upcoming season

    Joe Miranda was the only Oregon bowler to make it to sectional competition last season. He did so with a performance that wasn’t too great.
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 6:06 pm
  • Boys bowling: SVM scouts 2015 boys bowling

    Dixon DukesCoach: Chad Bahr (1st season)2014 Postseason: Placed 2nd at Freeport Regional, 12th at St ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 6:03 pm
  • Sportshorts for Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015

    Dixon and Oregon were each well-represented on the Big Northern West all-conference football team, it was announced on Tuesday.
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 6:02 pm
  • Dukes come back to beat Richwoods to open season

    LaSALLE – Kaylon Westmorland provided Dixon with one huge long-distance bomb and some on-court levity in Monday's season opener against Peoria Richwoo ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 11:52 pm
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