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  • Local swimmers, divers done after state prelims

    The local girls swimming and diving season came to an end at Friday’s state preliminaries at New Trier High School.
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 9:07 pm
  • Be prepared before hitting woods

    Istill remember as a young boy the excitement leading up to the opening of deer shotgun season. By t ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 9:04 pm
  • Sportshorts for Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015

    WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALLSauk Valley 0-2 at NJCAA NationalsThe Sauk Valley Skyhawks lost to Owens on Friday ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 8:31 pm
  • Dixon duo takes gridiron success to the hardwood

    There was something so simple about the working relationship between Nate Gascoigne and Kyle LeBlanc on a football field.
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Newman looking to take pressure off McCarty

    Coming into this basketball season, the Newman Comets know what they have in senior forward Noah McCarty. But surrounding the 6-foot-8 NIU recruit are ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Local roundup: Oregon boys get ball rolling early

    The Oregon boys bowling team opened its season with a 3,691-2,156 win over Mendota in Big Northern Conference West Division play at Town & Country Lan ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • Sportshorts for Friday, Nov. 20, 2015

    VOLLEYBALLTRAC releases all-conference teamsProphetstown senior Claire Milnes was named to the Three ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Girls swimming: Local swimmers excited for chance to compete at state

    In the lane furthest from the diving well at the Duis Center, Sterling’s Kerry Mullen swam back and forth. No teammates to talk with, just her and the ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Men's basketball: Sauk battled from behind to beat Madison in double OT

    DIXON – Trailing by 10 points to Madison College with 10 minutes to play, the Sauk Valley Skyhawks needed to find some offense – and fast.
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Men's basketball: Skyhawks can't run with Wolfpack

    DIXON – For one quarter the Sauk Valley Skyhawks women’s basketball team proved it could play with what coach Jed Johnson called a “real” team in Madi ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Girls basketball roundup: Fulton, Amboy win opening games at Oregon tournament

    The Fulton girls basketball team got six fourth-quarter points from Averi Leitzen, and the Steamers held off Oregon 55-50 in a Pool C game at the Oreg ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Stroup, Sterling hit overdrive to edge Duchesses

    DIXON – Katie Provo hit two free throws with 3 minutes, 52 seconds left in Thursday’s game at Lancaster Gym.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • First-half surge sends Rock Falls to victory over Cardinals

    ROCK FALLS – At 5 foot, 8 inches, Rock Falls senior Emily Sauer gave up 7 inches to Stillman Valley junior post Macy Weaver.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Raiders smash SoBos

    Madeline Prestegaard paced a balanced attack with 14 points, four rebounds and two blocked shots to lead Ashton-Franklin Center to a 75-25 victory aga ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • SportShorts for Wednesday, November 18, 2015

    FOOTBALLNUIC releases all-conference teamsPolo senior Brooks Grobe won the Gordy Nesemeier Award as ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 11:22 pm
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