86°FFairFull Forecast

Local Sports

  • 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
  • National video

    Reader Poll

    An 82-year-old Sterling man recently parachuted from a plane for the first time. Would you ever skydive?
    Yes, I've never done it but would try it
    Yes, I've already skydived and enjoy it
    No, I've never done it and don't want to
    No, I've done it and don't want to again