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  • Cardinals win with just 1 hit

    Despite Dakota’s Hunter Knox striking out 17 and throwing a one-hitter, Forreston-Polo was still able to push a run across in the top of the eighth in ...
    April 30, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Warriors finally capitalize on chances

    STERLING – The Golden Warriors kept getting men on base Thursday, but for four innings they consistently left them there. But after stranding eight m ...
    April 29, 2016 - 12:32 am
  • Senior’s two homers carry Sterling

    STERLING – The Sterling softball fans who dodged the rain by watching the Golden Warriors key NIB-12 West game against LaSalle-Peru from their cars ha ...
    April 29, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • Freshman leads Dixon past rival Sterling

    STERLING – The first several minutes of Thursday’s soccer match between the Dixon Duchesses and Sterling Golden Warriors was a bit of a feeling-out pr ...
    April 29, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • Baseball roundup: McFadden get it done on mound in Rock Falls' win

    James McFadden struck out eight and pitched a complete game in Rock Falls’ 4-3 BNC West win at home over Winnebago on Thursday.
    April 29, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Track and Field: Top teams converging on Oregon

    Outside of the 1A state meet, the most competitive track and field meet for small schools in Illinois might be the Art Carlson Hawk Classic at Oregon ...
    April 29, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Softball roundup: Rock Falls beats Winnebago with big inning

    The Rock Falls softball team overcame an early defecit and came back to beat Winnebago 14-6 in a Big Northern West game in Rock Falls.
    April 29, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Volleyball: Bureau Valley hires DeMay as head volleyball coach

    The open Bureau Valley volleyball coaching position didn’t stay vacant for long.Caitlyn DeMay on Tue ...
    April 27, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • Mystery illness not slowing down Marcos’ Grobe

    Brooks Grobe was like a souped-up race car running on fumes this past Friday at the Rocket Invitational track meet in Rock Falls.
    April 27, 2016 - 10:51 pm
  • SportShorts for Thursday, April 28, 2016

    The Coloma Township Park District will be holding their 18th annual Pitch, Hit & Run competition on Saturday, May 7. It begins at 1:30 p.m. in Walling ...
    April 27, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Aggressive offense, stifling defense lead Dixon to shutout of Stillman Valley

    DIXON – Ellie Provo stood with her arms folded across her chest for long stretches of Monday’s match against Stillman Valley. Other times her hands we ...
    April 26, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Duchesses can’t overcome Oregon’s big fourth inning

    DIXON – A nine-run fourth inning helped Oregon break open its BNC West game Tuesday as the Hawks pulled away for a 17-7 win over the Dixon Duchesses a ...
    April 26, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Rock Falls beats Stillman in 7th inning

    ROCK FALLS — Natalie Soltow made dents of all kinds Tuesday in Rock Falls’s softball game against Stillman Valley. Trailing by 2 with a runner on bas ...
    April 26, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Warriors blank Cavs

    A run in the fourth and another in the seventh were all Sterling needed to beat LaSalle-Peru 2-0 on Tuesday in Peru. The Golden Warriors got on the b ...
    April 26, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • SportShorts for Wednesday, April 27, 2016

    Newman seniors Rhett Scroggins and Logan Whitman will sign letters of intent Thursday afternoon to play football at the collegiate level.
    April 26, 2016 - 11:48 pm
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