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  • ulton grad to compete in CrossFit Games

    Ben Kuebel turned what started out as a few workouts each week, into enjoying some sun and the Pacific Ocean.
    July 20, 2016 - 10:51 pm
  • An ideal summer gig

    For 3 days a week, maybe 20 hours total, Jeff Sands mans the pro shop at Rock River Golf and Pool in his hometown of Rock Falls.
    July 20, 2016 - 9:45 pm
  • SportShorts for Thursday, July 21, 2016

    The Stateline Generals travel baseball team will host tryouts beginning next week for the 2017 season. Tryouts for the 10-and-under team will be July ...
    July 20, 2016 - 9:32 pm
  • Team enjoys a banner summer

    Kenny Koerner has a practical reason to keep tabs on the local high school baseball scene.After all, ...
    July 19, 2016 - 10:30 pm
  • Soccer: Hermeyer heading to NIU

    Kylee Hermeyer went to a soccer camp at Northern Illinois last week and decided to stay. The midfielder, who will be a junior at Dixon in the fall, ga ...
    July 18, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Timber Creek enjoys split squad

    Some clubs had to scramble to field a team for the 94th men’s Lincoln Highway Tournament. Timber Creek had no trouble fielding two.
    July 18, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Late surges lead to titles for Brennan, Kish

    With 18 holes to play in the 94th men’s Lincoln Highway Tournament at Timber Creek, Fairways was leading the team standings and had Thomas Brennan pla ...
    July 18, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • SportShorts for Monday, July 18, 2016

    YOUTH SOFTBALLRock Falls 10U’s advance to stateThe Rock Falls Little League Softball 10-and-under te ...
    July 18, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Ex-Morrison coach Sondgeroth making LHT debut

    He hung up his whistle, and picked up a club. After 6 years as the Morrison baseball coach, Ben Sondgeroth had to step away at the end of the season ...
    July 15, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Johnson’s big returns lead Rock Falls to victory over Oregon

    OREGON – Rock Falls probably had no business beating Oregon 20-12 in an Alumni Football USA football game. But, the undermanned Rockets pulled off the ...
    July 15, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Super time on the Rock River

    Another week and another successful group of fishermen. I mean, it's always good at the end of the week that I can say that, right?
    July 15, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • Sterling teenager on national runner-up squad

    Alexis Rodriguez was all set to play by the rules – until they bent for her.The director of Aurora-b ...
    July 14, 2016 - 10:26 pm
  • Sports Shorts for Friday, July 15, 2016

    The Emma Hubbs Tennis Classic will begin July 25 with matches at the Emma Hubbs Courts in Dixon. There will be divisions for players 5-and-under up to ...
    July 14, 2016 - 10:25 pm
  • Lessner linked with the Lincoln

    Pat Lessner won’t have a golf club in his hands at the 94th men’s Lincoln Highway golf tournament this weekend at Timber Creek in Dixon, but his finge ...
    July 14, 2016 - 11:35 am
  • Ex-Oregon star Lambrigtsen headed to Hawaii Pacific

    Sam Lambrigtsen is going from the Windy City to the gentle breezes of the South Pacific.Lambrigtsen, ...
    July 13, 2016 - 9:38 pm
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