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  • Dixon’s Wilcox throws for three TDs in win over Stillman

    STILLMAN VALLEY – Noah Wilcox knows the importance of the quarterback position. That's why he tries so hard to not make any mistakes. The Dixon quart ...
    Oct. 1, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Sterling rolls Foxes

    STERLING – Every Sterling drive but one ended in Yorkville territory, and every Sterling drive except two resulted in points as the Golden Warriors be ...
    Oct. 1, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Sterling O-line sparks attack

    Trey Morse had plenty of time, Sterling running backs had plenty of room, and the Warriors had plenty of success moving the ball down the field Friday ...
    Oct. 1, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Old-school football at its finest

    It was an old-school kind of football night in Stillman Valley. First there was a persistent mist that made it seem as if Dixon and the Cardinals wer ...
    Oct. 1, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Football: Polo's stout defense keeps Milledgeville at bay

    POLO – Argument: A football team can thrive with a defense that bends but doesn’t break.Counter-argu ...
    Oct. 1, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Hawks fall to Tigers

    Oregon made the short trip up Route 2 and were handed a 47-12 loss against Byron on Friday night.Jac ...
    Oct. 1, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Football: Dropped passes, missed assignments equal loss

    WINNEBAGO – With the playoff berth window closing inches at a time, the Rock Falls Rockets had plenty of things go wrong at the wrong time Friday nigh ...
    Oct. 1, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • High-speed St. Bede sprints past Panthers

    PROPHETSTOWN – Two speeds of football were being played on Friday night at Mosher Field. One was bei ...
    Oct. 1, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Dixon woman does whatever it takes to hunt, fish

    If Debbie Higgins has things her way, the stately clock hanging just above the fireplace in the home she shares with her husband of 34 years, Dan, wil ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 8:52 pm
  • Sterling’s Martin faces familiar foe

    Sterling senior Kaylee Martin went up against a familiar opponent during Thursday's home match with Sycamore.
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 8:52 pm
  • SportShorts for Saturday, October 1, 2016

    The Haunted Halloween 5K will start in Lowell Park in Dixon on Oct. 22. The race will begin at sunset, about 6:05 p.m., and will wind around the lowe ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 7:40 pm
  • Ready and raring to go

    Well, hello there everyone. I hope you’re all well this week, and fully prepared for the fall out of doors.
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 7:40 pm
  • Sterling’s Eilers verbally commits to New Mexico

    A summer tournament helped lead Jayme Eilers to where she wants to spend the rest of her life.While ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Warriors edge Duchesses

    DIXON – Abby Aitken and Sonia Chino didn’t know it at the time, but their match at No. 1 doubles would decide the outcome of the meet against host Dix ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Sterling finds way through packed-in Dukes

    DIXON – Sterling found itself facing a parked bus. The Dixon soccer team packed in its defense early in the game, and swarmed every time one of the S ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 12:12 am
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