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  • Warriors sending pair of teams to state tournament

    One Sterling doubles team has been a well-oiled machine for 4 years.The other required a bit of tink ...
    NEW: Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Boys soccer: Warriors beat Dukes at regional

    FREEPORT – Markel Kinnaman’s first goal was bound to come. All he had to do was use his head.With a ...
    NEW: Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Volleyball: Oregon too much for Dixon in BNC West clash

    DIXON – The Dixon Duchesses were riding a tidal wave of emotion on Senior Night at Lancaster Gym. The Oregon Hawks were riding a tidal wave of their o ...
    NEW: Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Roundup: Skyhawks on verge of league title

    Jordan Giddings put down 17 kills, and Kayci Howell dished 22 assists as the Sauk Valley Community College volleyball team posted a 25-19, 25-15, 25-1 ...
    NEW: Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Girls tennis: 2014 state capsule

    2014 Girls State Tennis TournamentWhen: Thursday-SaturdayWhere: 14 suburban sites; Buffalo Grove H.S ...
    NEW: Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Boys basketball: Dixon's Roby picks Nebraska

    When it came right down to it, Isaiah Roby just felt the time and situation were perfect to make a decision. The 6-foot-7 Dixon junior forward verbal ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Soccer: Diaz expanding his role for Warriors

    Statistically speaking, Tony Diaz isn’t half the player he was a year ago.Realistically speaking, th ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • High school football: By the numbers for Week 8

    As the sun will soon set on the 2014 regular season, local football teams will be doing all they can to either get ready for the playoffs or get final ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Soccer: 2A Freeport Regional capsule

    Class 2A Freeport RegionalTeams: No. 1 Sterling, No. 2 Freeport, No. 3 Rochelle, No 4 DixonToday’s g ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • AFC volleyballers roll over Forreston

    Cassidy Koning had nine kills and five blocks to lead the AFC volleyball team to a 26-24, 25-17 victory against visiting Forreston on Monday night.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Dixon 3rd at first BNC Meet

    WINNEBAGO – At its first-ever foray into the Big Northern cross country meet, Dixon earned third place and had four girls earn all-conference honors. ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 12:30 am
  • Sterling senior closes career tied for 59th at state meet

    NORMAL – Sterling golf coach C.J. Wade has seen his players' talent and hard work pay off every year in his young coaching career. Every single year h ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 12:28 am
  • Comet senior commits to WIU, harasses Tigers

    STERLING – There are few things in life Newman senior Jacob Barnes enjoys more than sending quarterbacks running for their lives.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 12:31 am
  • Dixon, Rock Falls bring competition to Big Northern Meet

    WINNEBAGO – At the Big Northern Conference cross country meet, Rock Falls' Brayden Hamblen felt the best he had all year. In nearly perfect running co ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 12:29 am
  • Local roundup: Sterling's Allie Shank, Grace Steinke sectional champs

    Sterling girls tennis' top doubles pair of Allie Shank and Grace Steinke took down Newman's Chantel Ordean and Anne Vits, 6-2, 6-2, at the Belvidere N ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 12:26 am
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