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  • Rock Falls looking to snap 10-year Week 1 losing streak

    Week 1 is often the toughest game to prepare for, even with an extra week or two to do so. There is no film of the current team to break down and anal ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • HSFB: Polo looking to get back on track against East Dubuque

    The Polo football team is seeing double.The Marcos will face the same slate of teams in the same ord ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Panthers put in crosshairs

    STERLING – Taylor Murphy found herself in the crosshairs early in the second game Thursday night at Musgrove Fieldhouse.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • SportShorts for Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

    CORRECTIONBarry Montague’s hole-in-one at Prophet Hills on Monday came on the 155-yard par-3 fifth h ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Volleyball: Rockets, Hawks win season openers in BNC West

    The Rock Falls Rockets opened the season with a win on the road Thursday, downing Big Northern West foe Stillman Valley 25-21, 25-23. Bailey O'Brien ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Prep roundup: Buck leads Oregon golf to win

    Carson Buck led the Oregon boys golf team in a road win at the par-35 Sandy Hollow course in Rockford.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • HSFB: Newman's title defense starts at Rockridge

    The vast majority of memories from the 2013 state championship football season for Newman were good ones.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Football: Warriors not interested in roller coaster

    The 2013 Sterling Golden Warrior roller coaster started at a peak last August, when over 2 days the Warriors beat the Metamora Redbirds with big play ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Football: Dukes looking for first victory at A.C. Bowers since 2010

    It's been a while since the Dixon Dukes got to celebrate a victory with their home fans – 3 full seasons, to be exact. The Dukes hope to end that tre ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • SportShorts for Thursday, Aug. 28. 2014

    Newman begins the 2014 season in the same place it finished 2013: At No. 1 in the Associated Press Class 2A football poll.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Zuidema sets diving mark

    Kallie Zuidema set a school record in 1-meter diving for Sterling in a 93-82 loss to Ottawa on Wednesday at the Duis Center.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • High School Football: Week 1 preview capsules

    Sterling at MetamoraWhere: 101 W. Madison St., MetamoraWhen: 7:30 FridayRadio: 94.3 FMAP rank: Sterl ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Sterling beats Newman in first meet on rebuilt surfaces

    STERLING – The reviews are in on Sterling High School's new tennis courts, and every single one of them is a rave. The Golden Warriors are still unde ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Dixon focusing on sharing ball more in 2014

    Dixon senior Anthony Deseno stood in an orange cutoff shirt and practiced slick footwork and dribbling in a patch of shade before soccer practice Tues ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Girls Cross Country: Grady wins Rocket Run

    ROCK FALLS – Megan Grady had never traversed the hot trail of Centennial Park before the Rocket Run ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:19 am
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