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  • Backcourt trio, Young lead Polo to road win

    ASHTON – The Polo Marcos have always been a frenetic, fast-paced team that relies on their 2-3 zone to get steals and push in transition. Their style ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:41 am
  • Sterling pulls out tight decisions to down Rockets at Musgrove

    STERLING – Of the 11 contested matches between Sterling and Rock Falls, seven were won by decision, with most of those decided by one or two points. ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:33 am
  • Newman’s Simpson, Morrison’s Sitzmore feted

    STERLING – Getting a win was on the forefront of the minds of both Emma Sitzmore and Kelsey Simpson on Tuesday as Morrison traveled to Newman for a TR ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:33 am
  • Girls roundup: Price scores 1000th in loss

    Fulton's Jordan Price scored her 1,000th point, but the feat was bittersweet as the Steamers lost to Riverdale 48-47 on Thursday night in Port Byron. ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:24 am
  • Rockets hit their mark

    ROCK FALLS – Before their game Wednesday night against Oregon, Rock Falls junior Abbee Sigel was honored with a commemorative ball and poster for scor ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 12:46 am
  • SportShorts for Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017

    HIGH SCHOOLRaiders stay ranked in Class 1AThe AFC girls basketball team remained the lone local team ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 12:33 am
  • Fulton sweeps at home

    The Fulton wrestling team picked up a pair of home wins on Wednesday, 36-30 against Rockridge and 38-27 against Riverdale.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 12:34 am
  • Dixon D dominant in victory

    DIXON – The Dixon Duchesses were effective on the offensive end Tuesday night against Mendota, shooting 55 percent (17-for-31) in their 49-26 win. Ev ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 9:43 am
  • Hot shooting, strong rebounding send Rock Falls to win

    ROCK FALLS – When the Rockets are in rhythm, they can fill it up. When they’re in the rhythm and play as unselfishly as they did Tuesday night, watch ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:21 am
  • Comets’ 3-point shooting sinks Tigers

    STERLING – For most of the first quarter and into the second, the shots just kept falling for Newman.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:55 pm
  • Hubs pull away in Sterling

    Gretchen Gould tossed in 18 points for Sterling a 56-48 loss to Rochelle on Tuesday at Musgrove Fieldhouse. The Golden Warriors and Hubs were tied at ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:14 am
  • Boys Roundup: Young scores 29 to pace Polo

    Justin Young poured in 29 points to lead Polo to an 83-68 vcotry against Oregon on Tuesday night at the Blackhawk Center.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:13 am
  • Dukes third at S. Beloit

    The Dixon boys basketball team finished third in the South Beloit MLK Tournament after its 55-43 victory against Dakota on Monday afternoon.
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 10:34 pm
  • AFC takes early lead, holds off late Amboy run

    ASHTON – AFC led wire-to-wire, though at times the lead was whittled down to a few points. The Raiders answered every Amboy run and held off the fina ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 11:34 pm
  • Dixon withstands good effort from Hawks

    OREGON – Oregon gave Dixon its best shot in a girls basketball game Saturday night at the Blackhawk Center. Unfortunately for the Hawks, that shot di ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 11:32 pm
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