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  • Serious business

    POLO – The bus ride from Milledgeville to Polo was serious.“We wanted to come out and punch them in ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 1:23 am
  • High school football at its finest

    The doorbell rang just before kickoff between NUIC Upstate rivals Milledgeville and Polo at a house on the corner of Dixon and Campbell.
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 1:22 am
  • Sterling holds off Morris on 2-point conversion in OT thriller

    STERLING – Jason Wolber was worn out from hand-to-hand combat with some massive Morris offensive line beef.
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 1:23 am
  • Football: Newman makes short work of Morrison

    MORRISON – With injuries depleting the Morrison Mustangs' already thin ranks, Friday night's Three Rivers North matchup against Newman was looking gri ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 1:22 am
  • Taking 1-on-7 odds

    DIXON – Normally, one against seven isn’t a fair competition. But, when your one is quarterback is J.D. Gieson, a different set of rules apply.
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 1:22 am
  • Football: Rockets have fun no matter loss

    ROCK FALLS – Make no mistake about it: Rock Falls head coach Scott Berge wants to win. His players, like senior wide receiver Connor Cain, want to win ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 1:23 am
  • Storm dominate

    The Bureau Valley Storm came into Friday’s Three Rivers Conference crossover matchup against Kewanee knowing they were better than their 0-3 record re ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 1:14 am
  • Binion goes bonkers against Fulton

    Dylan Binion added to his season touchdown total to go into double-digits, running for five scores and 120 yards on those runs alone in leading the Er ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 1:11 am
  • Fancy passing, spread attacks now all the rage

    The late Woody Hayes famously called his Ohio State offense "3 yards and a cloud of dust" back in the 1960s and 70s.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 6:57 pm
  • Teach the basics, keep it simple

    By the end of my senior season of football at Sterling, circumstances had turned us into a team that basically had four running plays.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 6:55 pm
  • Q&A with Sterling's Dewey Landis

    What do you like and enjoy about cross country?I think you can still be competitive and have fun wit ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 6:55 pm
  • Dixon goalie LeSage makes correct call on late penalty kick

    DIXON – Time seemed to slow down for Nick LeSage, but also felt like it was moving too fast at the same time. The referee's words didn't really sink i ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • High school football: Newman heads to Morrison looking to stay undefeated

    Newman linebacker Noah Leffelman always dreads the time spent waiting for football.“Fridays always d ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Missiles rally past Polo

    Taylor Haag hammered seven kills and helped the Milledgeville volleyball team recover from a Game 1 loss for an 18-25, 25-10, 25-15 road win over Polo ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Hurley guides Sterling golf

    Sterling golfer Ryan Hurley led all golfers in a four-team meet with a low round of 37 to lead the Golden Warriors to a win at Emerald Hill.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 12:17 am
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