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  • Meurer shuts down Durand

    Laci Meurer tossed a four-hitter and struck out 12 batters to lead the AFC softball team to a 7-2 win at Durand on Tuesday.
    March 22, 2017 - 12:07 am
  • SportShorts for Wednesday, March 22, 2017

    Fulton’s Tyler Paulline will play college football at Loras College. He reeled in 24 catches for 336 yards and three touchdowns last season.
    March 22, 2017 - 9:53 am
  • Baseball: Missiles confident success continues on the diamond

    MILLEDGEVILLE – For years, the Milledgeville Missiles’ football, boys basketball and baseball teams were a bottom feeder of the NUIC East. Those days ...
    March 21, 2017 - 12:24 am
  • Burgess’s walk-off sends Dukes to second straight win

    DIXON — Two games, two thrillers, and now two wins for the Dixon baseball team.Dixon’s come-from-beh ...
    March 21, 2017 - 12:24 am
  • Softball: Rock Falls puts up 19 hits, does not strike out once in win

    GENOA – Rock Falls hitters jumped all over Genoa-Kingston in the season opener, racking up 19 hits and not striking out once in an 11-4 win.
    March 21, 2017 - 12:23 am
  • SportShorts for Tuesday, March 21, 2017

    Resistration for Little League baseball and softball will be 4:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday and 1-4 p.m. Sunday at Self Help Enterprises in Sterling, just n ...
    March 21, 2017 - 12:21 am
  • Local Roundup: Duchesses win in extras

    Hall scored two runs in the fifth to rally past Newman in Spring Valley.Newman had taken a 2-0 lead ...
    March 21, 2017 - 12:21 am
  • SportShorts for Monday, March 20, 2017

    WOMEN’S BASKETBALLErie’s Cox part of D-III champsFreshman Emily Cox hit three 3-pointers and scored ...
    March 19, 2017 - 9:56 pm
  • Dukes open season with road victory

    The Dixon Dukes baseball team won its season opener in heart-stopping fashion Saturday in Princeton, beating the Tigers 2-1 when Tucker Cole scored on ...
    March 19, 2017 - 3:38 pm
  • Distance runner adjusting well from pool to track

    STERLING – The high school swimming season hurt Jacob Gebhardt’s chances at getting good winter runs in before Sterling’s track season. But the actu ...
    March 19, 2017 - 2:39 pm
  • Sterling happy with strong team effort

    No Sterling girls track and field athlete stole the show Saturday at the NIB-12 Indoor Conference Meet at Westwood Athletic Complex. Instead, the Gold ...
    March 19, 2017 - 2:49 pm
  • Jaynee Prestegaard living up to family legacy

    The hoop outside the Prestegaard’s house got plenty of use over the years, serving as the venue for some very competitive basketball games for three v ...
    March 18, 2017 - 12:17 am
  • Former Eastland 3-sport star continues success at alma mater

    Nicole Brinker makes her way from her classroom at Eastland High School to the cafeteria. Along the ...
    March 18, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • Sport Shorts for Saturday, March 18, 2017

    Sterling’s Young verbally commits to LorasDimitric Young is taking his basketball talents to the nex ...
    March 18, 2017 - 12:15 am
  • Baseball: Rockets plate 10 runs in first 2 innings of opening game

    ROCK FALLS – It’s not easy being holed up indoors and trying to hit baseballs. Both the Morrison and ...
    March 18, 2017 - 12:16 am
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