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  • Running improves quality of life

    Whether you're a runner or not, we all know the basic health benefits of incorporating running into your routine. Exercise is medicine that leads to i ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Keeping the fun in sports

    SAN DIEGO – Ted Giannoulas was working part-time at a radio station while making his way through journalism school 41 years ago when he first put on a ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • LaSalle Lake ripe for fishing

    This week, I made my annual trip to LaSalle Lake in Seneca with my good friend Luke Steen.The giant ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Sportshorts for Saturday, June 27, 2015

    Those who graduated from Savanna, Thomson, Mt. Carroll or West Carroll, and played under coaches Jerry Biederman or Don Mathey, are invited to play in ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Local TRAC Rock teams open with away games, close at home

    There's a theme running through the schedules of SVM's four area teams in the Three Rivers Rock Division next season: early road stretches, followed b ...
    June 25, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Football: Three Rivers Rock Division by the numbers

    0Rockridge has never lost a Three Rivers Conference division game. Joining the conference in 2013 fr ...
    June 25, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • New-look divisions hope to offer competitive schedule

    It is said there are only a two certainties in life: Death and taxes. The Three Rivers Athletic Conference making changes to its division format could ...
    June 24, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Football: Three Rivers Large by the numbers

    1This will be the first year of a new divisional format for the Three Rivers.The TRAC name was used ...
    June 24, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Slamming with seniors

    Ed Detweiler was standing sentry in the parking lot at Timber Creek golf course in Dixon on Monday morning, his trusty clipboard in his right hand.
    June 24, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Sportshorts for Thursday, June 25, 2015

    Disabled prep student athletes will be given full opportunities to compete in certain sports under a settlement with the Illinois High School Associat ...
    June 24, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Familiar faces, familiar places

    Even as the seasons change in the Big Northern West, the more things stay the same. As football schedules were released, there are a lot of familiar f ...
    June 24, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Football: Big Northern West by the numbers

    0No new opponents grace the Oregon Hawks’ schedule for 2015.Every game from last year will remain th ...
    June 23, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Football: Schedule stacks up nicely for Sterling

    At first glance, the Sterling football team looks to be in good shape for a playoff run in 2015. Five of the nine teams on the schedule had losing rec ...
    June 23, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Coaching openings available in baseball, softball and boys track

    Dixon High School is in the process of replacing three spring sport varsity coaches for the upcoming school year.
    June 23, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • By the numbers: 2015 NIB-12 West Football

    9.8That is the average decline in enrollment for the five NIB-12 West schools from the 2014-15 schoo ...
    June 23, 2015 - 12:21 am
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