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  • Track: 800 is mix of speed and endurance, physical and mental strength

    There's really only one race in a modern track meet that can be run by both sprinters and distance runners: the 800 meters. For the sprinters, it pla ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Polo-Forreston sets pace at shortened Invite

    ROCK FALLS – The record will show there was no team champion at the Rocket Invitational boys track meet on Friday night at Hinders Field.
    April 25, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Storm star goes the distance at Rock Falls

    ROCK FALLS – Rain and lightning may have halted the Rocket Invitational, but it did little to slow down Bureau Valley senior distance ace Regan Weidne ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • High school extra: Meet Eastland's Sam Johnson

    With your small stature, how do other throwers react to you?When I first went out for track, they as ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Always wild with Warriors, Leafs

    One of my fondest high school sports memories growing up was from a rainy playoff football game in Geneseo in 1994.
    April 25, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Fillies feast on Comets’ pitching

    The Morrison Fillies jumped out to a big lead on the road Friday, and never looked back in a 14-2, five-inning win over the Newman Comets in a Three R ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Weather plays tricks on hunters

    You know I just can’t help that the talk lately has been very catfish and mushroom heavy. That is ju ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Softball: Stroup's walk-off homer sends Sterling past pesky Geneseo

    STERLING – When the Sterling and Geneseo softball teams get together, you know you're in for a wild one. In the latest chapter of this stellar rivalr ...
    April 24, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Girls soccer: Langloss scores in return from broken collarbone

    DIXON – Lexi Langloss’ return to action couldn’t have gone much better than it did in Dixon’s 5-0 th ...
    April 24, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Sportshorts for Friday, April 24, 2015

    MEN’S BASKETBALLDollmeyer transferring to AugieA.J. Dollmeyer, a Polo graduate, will join the August ...
    April 24, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Marcos win Mool Invite

    Teammates Brooks Grobe and Brian Cavanaugh tied in the 200-meter dash to highlight Polo-Forreston's win at the Gordon Mool Invitational at the Amboy.
    April 24, 2015 - 9:47 am
  • Errors don’t trip up Comets

    The Newman Comets overcame an error-filled first inning Thursday to beat Princeton 10-4 in Sterling.
    April 24, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Jarrett blanks Byron for five

    Cal Jarrett shut down the Byron Tigers for five innings on the mound, and the Dixon Dukes won a Big Northern Road game 7-4 on Thursday.
    April 24, 2015 - 11:32 am
  • Track & field 101: Vaulting as difficult as it looks

    Only one high school sporting event involves someone flying in mid-air well above the ground by more than their own height.
    April 23, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • SB: Rockets hang tough, but fall to powerful Sherrard

    ROCK FALLS – At the end of the third inning of Wednesday's game against Sherrard, Rock Falls softball coach Kris Nunez lifted her arms to the sky, as ...
    April 23, 2015 - 12:47 am
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