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  • Boys golf: Morrison’s Hogue stretches high school career 1 more week

    With the windy conditions and long waits between shots, Morrison’s Noah Hogue was ready to call it quits on his high school golf career.
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Girls golf: Pultorak, Workman finish cool under pressure

    SPRING VALLEY – Olivia Pultorak of Dixon and Jaeden Workman of Morrison stayed cool in a pressure-packed situation at the Class A St. Bede girls golf ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Boys golf: Sterling's Ceruzzi advances to state out of 2A sectional

    FREEPORT – Nick Ceruzzi wore a sly smile, as if he just got away with something he shouldn’t have.Bu ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Boys cross country: Rock Falls takes fifth at Amboy Invite

    AMBOY – Brayden Hamblen and Seth Williams were easy to spot Monday at Shady Oak Golf Course at the Amboy Invitationals.
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Girls cross country: Grady finally at home at home

    AMBOY – Very few runners at Monday’s Amboy Invitational have as much experience on the hilly terrain of Shady Oaks Golf Course as Clipper junior Megan ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • High School Football: By the numbers for Week 7

    Newman and Sterling join Polo as area playoff teams so far after Week 7 wins. The Comets and Golden ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Sterling outlasts Rock Falls to win Dixon Invite title

    DIXON – After a long day at the Dixon volleyball tournament, Rock Falls coach Sheila Mammosser implored her team to find a way to push through its fat ...
    Oct. 11, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • High school football Week 7 notebook

    The Sterling football team held off NIB-12 West rival Geneseo, despite the Maple Leafs holding quarterback Sterling Thornton to 19 rushing yards.
    Oct. 11, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Local runners fare well at Sterling Invite

    The Dixon Dukes placed fourth among 22 teams, and a pair of Sterling runners finished in the top 10 among 160 runners at the Sterling Invitational on ...
    Oct. 11, 2015 - 10:44 pm
  • High school football: Sterling shuts down Geneseo in matchup of NIB-12 West leaders

    STERLING – Sterling kicker and soccer star Tony Diaz missed a penalty kick against Geneseo on Tuesday, and a long field goal attempt at the end of the ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Football: Dixon’s D steps up in final minute to pick up fifth victory

    DIXON – On a night when the Dixon offense was clicking on all cylinders, Friday’s game against Stillman Valley came down to the defense getting big pl ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • High school football: Wetzell does it all for Erie-Prophetstown in win over Kewanee

    PROPHETSTOWN – With morale not so great after back-to-back heartbreaking losses, the Erie-Prophetstown Panthers felt a sense of urgency before their h ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • German exchange students meet up Friday in Franklin Grove

    Pierre Schneider and Anton Landau live in the same town in Germany, and attend schools located 5 miles apart. The friends are active in sports, albeit ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • High school football: Bounce back win for Newman

    SHERRARD – Once again, Brady Rude lit up the stat sheet.The Comets’ senior back had 191 all-purpose ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • High school football: You're only as good as you play, not your ranking

    State rankings mean different things to different folks.For Princeton fans, whose Tigers are ranked ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 12:11 am
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