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  • Local Roundup: Forreston-Polo boys win at Amboy

    Forreston-Polo took first in seven events and was the team champion at the Gordon Mool Invitational in Amboy with 166 points. Amboy had 114.
    April 21, 2017 - 12:19 am
  • Softball Roundup: Soltow fans 11; Highbarger powers Amboy

    A 3-for-3 day at the plate for Madison Craft, including a three-run double to the fence, and a 10-strikeout performance in the circle by Lakyn Waldsch ...
    April 21, 2017 - 12:18 am
  • Baseball Roundup: Rockets cruise past Lutheran; Olson Ks 10

    The Golden Warriors took advantage of four errors by the Pirates in a 10-2 NIB-12 West win at Gartner Park on Thursday. Sterling scored seven runs in ...
    April 21, 2017 - 12:18 am
  • SportShorts for Friday, April 21, 2017

    Forreston has new boys and girls varsity basketball coaches. The school hired Shane Bautch to be the new boys coach and Brian Rahn to lead the girls ...
    April 20, 2017 - 11:26 pm
  • RF senior eyeing Illinois distance triple crown

    For a moment, forget about Brayden Hamblen winning a state title in cross country. With his showing April 8 at the Arcadia Invitational in California ...
    April 19, 2017 - 11:05 pm
  • Hamblen among area’s all-time best

    If Rock Falls senior Brayden Hamblen breaks 9 minutes in the 3,200 and adds 2A state titles in that event and the 1,600 to the 1A cross country title ...
    April 19, 2017 - 11:05 pm
  • Cards rally past Thunder

    The West Carroll softball team scored three runs in the top of the seventh to seize a 5-4 lead, only to have the Forreston Cardinals take back the lea ...
    April 19, 2017 - 11:10 pm
  • Rockets senior no-hits Duchesses, goes 4-for-4 at plate

    ROCK FALLS - Before Tuesday’s game against Dixon, Rock Falls pitcher Natalie Soltow and her coaches were talking and came to the conclussion that she ...
    April 19, 2017 - 12:12 am
  • Missiles track down host Steamers for title

    FULTON – The glamorous side of track and field are first-place finishes, team meet titles and personal records. Don’t think there aren’t some gruesome ...
    April 19, 2017 - 11:14 am
  • Provo nets goal as Duchesses dominate Hawks in BNC win

    DIXON – Ellie Provo had longed for this moment. The Dixon Duchesses senior goalkeeper doesn’t usually play a regular field position, and hasn’t playe ...
    April 19, 2017 - 12:10 am
  • Staples sends Sterling to win

    Lexy Staples tossed five two-hit innings and helped her own cause with four RBIs as the Sterling softball beat Sycamore 9-1 Tuesday in a NIB-12 crosso ...
    April 19, 2017 - 12:10 am
  • Dukes come through in fifth

    Devrick Sayles and Andrew Long delivered the big hits in the fifth inning to lead the Dixon Dukes to a 6-1 win over Mendota on Tuesday in Big Northern ...
    April 19, 2017 - 12:10 am
  • Warriors top Hubs on pitch

    Kerry Mullen scored a pair of goals as the Sterling girls soccer team beat Rochelle 2-0 in a NIB-12 West road contest Tuesday afternoon.
    April 19, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Rockets freshman Bickett shines in pitchers’ duel

    ROCK FALLS — Bigger games have yet to come for Rock Falls freshman lefty Jalen Bickett. Monday’s Big Northern home game with Stillman Valley was a bi ...
    April 18, 2017 - 12:15 am
  • Rockets race to win

    Bailee Fortney took part in three event wins as the freshman led the Rock Falls girls track team to the championship at the Ferris Invitational in Pri ...
    April 18, 2017 - 2:48 pm
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