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  • Softball: Walks hurt Duchesses on the road

    MAPLE PARK – Heading into Thursday afternoon, it was unclear if the Kaneland softball team was going to play its nonconference game against Dixon beca ...
    March 27, 2015 - 1:09 am
  • Local roundup: Dixon soccer opens season with commanding win

    Lexi Langloss opened the Dixon girls soccer season with performance to remember.The freshman forward ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:45 am
  • Martells uses ping pong to help tennis game

    Around this time each year, Sterling senior Lane Martells begins to trade volleys with different equipment, as he finds a balance between playing ping ...
    March 25, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • 2015 boys tennis preview capules

    Dixon DukesCoach: Steve Boll (9th season)2014 postseason: Tied ninth among 10 teams at Rock Island S ...
    March 25, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Melton, Pannier lead Morrison softball

    The Morrison softball team earned its first conference win of the season with a 4-0 victory over Orion in a Three Rivers Conference West Division road ...
    March 25, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • DeAvril, Provo look to lead Duchesses to another record season

    Seeing each other every day about 10 years ago in the first-grade classroom at St. Anne School, Kirsten DeArvil and Katie Provo went from being classm ...
    March 24, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Sterling boys win triangular

    The Sterling boys track & field team won seven events en route to a blowout win at its triangular indoor meet at Westwood in Sterling.
    March 24, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Girls soccer: 2015 preview capsules

    Dixon DuchessesCoach: Mahmoud Etemadi 2014: 15-5 (6-2 NIB-12 West)Postseason: Lost 4-1 to United Tow ...
    March 24, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Baseball: Raiders have adapted through the years, but style stays the same

    Greg Cissna has seen a lot of things during his two decades coaching the Ashton-Franklin Center baseball team. The most valuable lesson he's learned i ...
    March 23, 2015 - 5:28 pm
  • Baseball: 2015 NUIC preview capsules

    AFC RaidersCoach: Greg Cissna (18th season)2014: 5-16 (1-13 NUIC East)Postseason: Lost 2-0 to Milled ...
    March 23, 2015 - 5:23 pm
  • Softball: Polo's Peterson working back into shape after injury

    When Paige Peterson plays on a school sports team, her mind is solely on that sport. During volleyba ...
    March 23, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Softball: 2015 NUIC preview capsules

    AFC RaidersCoach: Marisa Wren (2nd season)2014: 4-20 (3-11 NUIC East)Postseason: Lost 10-1 to Milled ...
    March 23, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Schmidt nearly perfect

    Sam Schmidt was nearly perfect for Milledgeville on Saturday in the Missiles’ 14-0 nonconference road win over Rockford Jefferson.
    March 22, 2015 - 6:07 pm
  • Daily double does it

    Justin Jensen's third double of the day drove in the two go-ahead runs in the top of the eighth inning to send Morrison to a 6-3 victory over Sterling ...
    March 22, 2015 - 8:18 pm
  • Boys basketball: Dixon's Jarrett is SVM's player of the year

    The wooden bleachers were pushed in at Lancaster Gym Thursday – the night before the tip of the 3A state boys basketball tournament.
    March 21, 2015 - 12:27 am
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