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  • Sterling boys run to first regional title since 1983

    STERLING – The Sterling boys cross country team has been building toward something great throughout the 2016 season. It came to fruition on Saturday ...
    Oct. 23, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Fazekas takes 7th place to lead Duchesses

    STERLING – Boylan runner Grace McLaughlin was across the finish line, and encouraging others to follow suit.
    Oct. 23, 2016 - 8:16 pm
  • XC: Hamblen out-kicks Ahlers to claim regional

    ROCK FALLS – The lead changed hands several times at Centennial Park.Running in his final regional m ...
    Oct. 23, 2016 - 8:23 pm
  • XC: Grady, Hosto lead Clippers to win

    ROCK FALLS —At the end of the Class 1A Rock Falls cross country regional, Megan Grady and Erin Hosto were side by side.
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 9:35 am
  • Golden Warriors finish 9-0 with double-OT win at DeKalb

    DeKALB – The DeKalb and Sterling football teams sent the regular season out in style Friday.In a wil ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 1:19 am
  • Comets deliver reality check to Bruins for division title

    STERLING – If St. Bede coach Jim Eustice had been marking a checklist of things not to do against the Newman Comets on the sideline Friday night, he w ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 1:19 am
  • Cox scores five times as Dukes roll past Vikings

    DIXON – Dixon junior Arthur Cox is ready for the postseason.The Dukes’ workhorse juked, danced, and ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 1:18 am
  • Missiles become playoff eligible

    WARREN – After Friday night, Missiles fans can spell redemption with a capital D. As in, defense dominated when it was demanded.
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 1:16 am
  • EP, Pierceson finish strong

    SPRING VALLEY — The Hall Red Devils knew what was coming and yet they couldn't do anything about it. Erie-Prophetstown quarterback Nathan Pierceson c ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 1:21 am
  • Football: Storm clinch playoff berth with win over Morrison

    MANLIUS – Rather than let playoff points decide its fate, Bureau Valley decided to put up a bunch of points on the scoreboard.
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 1:14 am
  • Local roundup: Schubert paces Wildcatz

    Keegan Schubert rushed 24 times for 191 yards, including a 77-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter to help put the game away for the Eastland-Pearl Ci ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 1:14 am
  • Rockets can’t pull out final W

    WOODSTOCK – Rock Falls did everything it could to try and ruin the postseason hopes of host Woodstock North during Friday night's nonconference footba ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 1:11 am
  • Locals looking forward to Rock Falls Regional

    The on-court intensity, the noisy crowd, the general atmosphere of the postseason is something every athlete feeds off of. But throw in a rival or two ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 9:02 pm
  • Smid loves Oregon exchange rate

    Living in the United States has been quite an experience for Petr Smid. The Oregon senior foreign ex ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 9:02 pm
  • Winds of change are blowing in

    As I eased into my climbing stand Thursday morning, it was obvious that the hard turn to full-out fall is just about to take place.
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 8:58 pm
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