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  • Girls hoops: Schrader leads Rockets past Warriors

    ROCK FALLS – With arch rival Sterling looming in the Sauk Valley Shootout finale, Rock Falls senior Bailey Schrader didn't want to put herself in a po ...
    NEW: Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Girls basketball: Smith's 3s led Dixon past Newman

    ROCK FALLS – Both Newman and Dixon struggled to find the bottom of the net in their Sauk Valley Shootout matchup Tuesday night. However, there was an ...
    NEW: Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Boys basketball: Skyhawks hang on for road win; Raiders, Marcos win at AFC tournament

    James Trice III tossed in 22 points to lead the Sauk Valley Community College men's basketball team to a 77-73 win against Truman on Tuesday in Chicag ...
    UPDATED: Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Girls basketball: Skyhawks stay hot; Prophets, Fillies win at home

    The Sauk Valley Skyhawks improved to 6-2 on the season with a 59-52 victory over South Suburban on Tuesday night in Dixon. Krystal James had 24 point ...
    UPDATED: Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Girls basketball: Tigers answer Rocket runs

    ROCK FALLS – Timely shooting and answered baskets doomed the Rock Falls in their Sauk Valley Shootout matchup against Sherrard on Monday at Tabor Gym.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:27 am
  • Sterling’s defense key in victory over Newman

    ROCK FALLS – A big second quarter from the Golden Warriors was the spark plug that allowed them to cruise to a 48-23 victory over the Comets Monday ni ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:28 am
  • Giedd snapped ACL, but is back popping opponents

    There was a time when Chase Giedd wasn't able to chase around opposing quarterbacks and running backs and he has the scars to prove it.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:28 am
  • Football: By The Numbers from Week 13

    For the third time since 2005, the Northwest Upstate Illini Conference has two football teams playing in state championship games.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Boys roundup: LeBlanc scores 18 in season opener for Dixon

    Kyle LeBlanc scored 18 points for the Dixon basketball team to led all scorers in a 68-32 season-opening win over Sherrard at the Orion Tournament.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Trojans knock off Prophets, Hawks en route to Oregon title

    The Mendota Trojans used a second-quarter blitz Saturday to cruise to the Oregon Tournament title, downing the host Hawks 58-35 in the title tilt at t ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Wildcatz headed to state for first time after beating Fieldcrest

    LANARK – Black Friday will turn into black-and-blue Friday for the Eastland-Pearl City football team.
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 10:19 am
  • Heart is the only thing left unbroken

    LANARK – There are warning labels on just about everything. Some warn folks not to swim in ponds, some let you know your coffee is hot. Others warn ab ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 10:19 pm
  • Forreston finally finds its way to championship game

    FORRESTON – In a 28-20 semifinal win over Galena on Saturday in the 1A semifinals, Forreston had to overcome more than untimely penalties, poor field ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 8:54 pm
  • Storm come up short of Princeton title

    The Bureau Valley Storm couldn't hold on to a halftime lead Saturday, falling 38-29 to Putnam County in the title game at the Princeton tournament.
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 7:26 pm
  • Dominant era highlighted by 1984 title

    Amboy will forever be known as a high school football town, and that reputation was forged over 8 mostly magical years, from 1979-1986.
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 12:01 am
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