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  • Tennis: Longan pairs with Partington at Hubbs Classic

    DIXON – When his regular doubles partner rolled his ankle, 12-year-old Holden Longan wasn’t sure what he would do in the 13-&-under boys & girls doubl ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Tennis: Hubbs Classic played around rain in Dixon

    Play continued Tuesday at the Emma Hubbs Tennis Classic at Dixon’s Page Park, as three more divisions took to the courts.
    July 28, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • When Hubbs slows down, Kents will be ready

    At 86 years young, Emma Hubbs doesn't appear to be slowing down much. On Monday afternoon, at the tennis tournament in Dixon that bears her name, on ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Hubbs Classic gets rolling

    The 25th annual Emma Hubbs Tennis Classic got under way Monday in Dixon, with competition in five divisions.
    July 27, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Football: Mustangs rally late to edge Dukes

    MORRISON – One thing about Brandon Belt, he’s got a flair for the dramatic.Belt hauled in a touchdow ...
    July 26, 2015 - 9:35 pm
  • Sportshorts for Monday, July 27, 2015

    SOFTBALLRock Falls rolling at stateThe Rock Falls 9-10 All-Stars won their first three games at the ...
    July 26, 2015 - 9:12 pm
  • Carter, Wroble itching to play after sitting out 2014 game

    Bryan Carter and Jason Wroble spent early Wednesday evening blocking and tackling, running back a few kickoffs, and joking around with teammates on th ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Alumni football: Sterling handles Rock Falls at Hinders Field

    ROCK FALLS – When Anthony Adamson accepted a position in Rochester, Minnesota as an armored car security company, he was surprised at how quickly he w ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Happy to see rivalry renewed

    ROCK FALLS – The Twin Cities are abuzz with the upcoming renewal of the Sterling-Rock Falls football rivalry – even if it is only for 1 year.
    July 24, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • One moment from a memory

    A few weeks ago, I sat in the stands at Petco Park in San Diego near the right-field foul pole, and thought, this could be a good spot to catch a foul ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Summer means fishin’

    Don't look now, but the river is settling and the weather is warming and it's starting to feel a lot like summer all of a sudden.
    July 24, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • Football: Dixon players happy to mesh with fellow Dukes from other eras

    With any athletic team, there's the inevitable comparisons between different teams from different eras throughout program history. Fair or not, it hap ...
    July 23, 2015 - 10:12 pm
  • Alumni football: Rock Falls hoping to clean up last year's mistakes

    As Taylor Shepard looked over at Hinders Field from a nearby practice field, the former Rock Falls football player sighed.
    July 23, 2015 - 10:12 pm
  • That’s a paddlin’

    Hit the golf ball in the fescue grass, that’s a paddlin’. Knock the the ball in the sand trap and/or ...
    July 22, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • Sterling looking forward to rubber match with Rock Falls

    About this time last year, Andrew Trobaugh had trouble getting out of bed in the morning.It wasn’t b ...
    July 22, 2015 - 10:51 pm
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