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  • Warriors beaten by walk-off homer

    John Rugen’s 2-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning lifted LaSalle-Peru to a 5-4 win against Sterling on Monday in LaSalle.
    April 28, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Newman uses new approach, reels off nine straight wins

    With a 10-5 home loss to St. Bede on April 2, the Newman baseball team found itself at a crossroads.
    April 28, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Sterling girls race past Rockets

    Sabrina Chamberlain, Maya Miller and Megan Loos each won two events as the Sterling girls track team posted a 101-44 win against Rock Falls on Monday ...
    April 28, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Dixon’s Mazzarisi aspires to be championship boxer

    Alex Mazzarisi has a different playground than a lot of 13-year-old boys in Dixon. After he's done each weekday at Reagan Middle School, the seventh ...
    April 26, 2015 - 10:44 pm
  • Roundup: Nitz wins Galesburg title

    Paced by No. 1 singles champion Jack Nitz, the Sterling boys tennis team finished third in the eight-team Galesburg
    April 27, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Track: 800 is mix of speed and endurance, physical and mental strength

    There's really only one race in a modern track meet that can be run by both sprinters and distance runners: the 800 meters. For the sprinters, it pla ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Polo-Forreston sets pace at shortened Invite

    ROCK FALLS – The record will show there was no team champion at the Rocket Invitational boys track meet on Friday night at Hinders Field.
    April 25, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Storm star goes the distance at Rock Falls

    ROCK FALLS – Rain and lightning may have halted the Rocket Invitational, but it did little to slow down Bureau Valley senior distance ace Regan Weidne ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • High school extra: Meet Eastland's Sam Johnson

    With your small stature, how do other throwers react to you?When I first went out for track, they as ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Always wild with Warriors, Leafs

    One of my fondest high school sports memories growing up was from a rainy playoff football game in Geneseo in 1994.
    April 25, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Fillies feast on Comets’ pitching

    The Morrison Fillies jumped out to a big lead on the road Friday, and never looked back in a 14-2, five-inning win over the Newman Comets in a Three R ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Weather plays tricks on hunters

    You know I just can’t help that the talk lately has been very catfish and mushroom heavy. That is ju ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Softball: Stroup's walk-off homer sends Sterling past pesky Geneseo

    STERLING – When the Sterling and Geneseo softball teams get together, you know you're in for a wild one. In the latest chapter of this stellar rivalr ...
    April 24, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Girls soccer: Langloss scores in return from broken collarbone

    DIXON – Lexi Langloss’ return to action couldn’t have gone much better than it did in Dixon’s 5-0 th ...
    April 24, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Sportshorts for Friday, April 24, 2015

    MEN’S BASKETBALLDollmeyer transferring to AugieA.J. Dollmeyer, a Polo graduate, will join the August ...
    April 24, 2015 - 12:13 am
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