58°FFog/MistFull Forecast

Local Sports

  • Turkeys, ’shrooms & fish, oh my

    Well, it never fails. If I talk about something that is not happening, then someone goes and makes it happen.
    May 2, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Newman wins with big inning

    The Newman baseball team used a nine-run sixth inning to pull away from Orion in a 17-4, six-inning Three Rivers crossover win Friday in Orion.
    May 2, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • Fillies rout Boilers in five innings

    Lauren Pannier and Brooke Stralow combined on a five-inning no-hitter, and their Morrison teammates gave them plenty of run support – including a 15-r ...
    May 2, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • Chacon scores three times to lead Dixon past Sterling

    DIXON – With just about every player back from injuries, the Dixon girls soccer team has reached another gear.
    May 1, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Sauk Valley women’s team headed to Arizona for NJCAA nationals

    This past October, the Sauk Valley Community College women's tennis team earned the right to have some fun in the sun this spring.
    May 1, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Dixon, Sterling lose; Rock Falls wins

    Dixon scored first but couldn't hold on to the lead in a 3-1 loss to Stillman Valley in a Big Northern West game in Dixon.
    May 1, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • SportShorts for Friday, May 1, 2015

    VOLLEYBALLDixon’s Rotella to play in St. LouisDixon volleyball standout Amy Rotella will continue he ...
    May 1, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Marco girls track takes second

    Jack Nitz kept his undefeated singles record alive Thursday, but the Sterling boys tennis team dropped a 4-1 decision to LaSalle-Peru in NIB-12 West p ...
    May 1, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Bats carry Sterling; Dixon edges Byron; Amboy wins in 11

    The Rock Falls Rockets picked up a 7-0 win at Winnebago on Thursday night, in a Big Northern West game featuring a scary moment.
    May 1, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Good pace, fast finish required for the 1,600 run

    Rock Falls sophomores Brayden Hamblen and Seth Williams are best buds.The distance runners hang out ...
    April 30, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Sterling turns momentum early to beat Comets

    STERLING – A missed chance early on cost the Newman Comets on Wednesday against intracity rival Sterling, because the Golden Warriors aren't missing a ...
    April 30, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Rockets come up big in crunch time

    Clay Velazquez and James McFadden were the stars of the show for the Rock Falls baseball team in a 2-0 win at Sherrard on Wednesday.
    April 29, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Sports Shorts for April 30

    YOUTH SPORTSPitch, Hit & Run slated for SaturdayThe Coloma Township Park District will holds its 16t ...
    April 29, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Runs not a problem for Sterling in sixth straight win

    STERLING – Losing streaks are never fun, but it seems three straight losses 2 weeks ago were actually beneficial for the Sterling softball team.
    April 29, 2015 - 7:17 pm
  • Sterling survives last inning, holds off LaSalle-Peru

    STERLING – The LaSalle-Peru Cavaliers had three golden opportunities to tie up Sterling in Tuesday's Northern Illinois Big 12 West baseball game at Ga ...
    April 29, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • National video

    Reader Poll

    What's your favorite way of honoring your mom on Mother's Day?
    Telephone call
    Take her out to dinner
    She's deceased, but I think about her that day