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  • Men's basketball: Sauk battled from behind to beat Madison in double OT

    DIXON – Trailing by 10 points to Madison College with 10 minutes to play, the Sauk Valley Skyhawks needed to find some offense – and fast.
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Men's basketball: Skyhawks can't run with Wolfpack

    DIXON – For one quarter the Sauk Valley Skyhawks women’s basketball team proved it could play with what coach Jed Johnson called a “real” team in Madi ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Girls basketball roundup: Fulton, Amboy win opening games at Oregon tournament

    The Fulton girls basketball team got six fourth-quarter points from Averi Leitzen, and the Steamers held off Oregon 55-50 in a Pool C game at the Oreg ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Stroup, Sterling hit overdrive to edge Duchesses

    DIXON – Katie Provo hit two free throws with 3 minutes, 52 seconds left in Thursday’s game at Lancaster Gym.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • First-half surge sends Rock Falls to victory over Cardinals

    ROCK FALLS – At 5 foot, 8 inches, Rock Falls senior Emily Sauer gave up 7 inches to Stillman Valley junior post Macy Weaver.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Raiders smash SoBos

    Madeline Prestegaard paced a balanced attack with 14 points, four rebounds and two blocked shots to lead Ashton-Franklin Center to a 75-25 victory aga ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • SportShorts for Wednesday, November 18, 2015

    FOOTBALLNUIC releases all-conference teamsPolo senior Brooks Grobe won the Gordy Nesemeier Award as ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Saying thanks, goodbye

    The other day Kathleen Schultz, an editor at Sauk Valley Media, and I played a game of remember that reporter.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Girls basketball: Jitter bug squashed

    STERLING – As the final preseason practice came to a close, Bailey Bickett walked out with the feeling that game No. 1 was going to be a great one.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Sportshorts for Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015

    Sterling seniors Cariel Beasley and Sterling Thornton were named the defensive and offensive MVPs of the Northern Illinois Big 12 West Division, it wa ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • High school football: By the numbers

    The end of the local high school football season is a premature one.Polo was the last area team stan ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Shiaras paces Dixon in win

    Isabelle Shiaras opened her season with a double-double for Dixon, who opened play in the Sauk Valley Shootout with a 39-30 win at Sherrard after trai ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Sportshorts for Monday, Nov. 16, 2015

    COLLEGE CROSS COUNTRYSkyhawks 33rd at National MeetThe Sauk Valley women’s cross country team placed ...
    Nov. 15, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Volleyball: Former state champ players help these Cougars as coaches

    NORMAL – Heather Larak remembers the scene vividly. So does her older sister, Ashley.The Eastland Co ...
    Nov. 15, 2015 - 7:33 pm
  • Pierce goes out where she belongs – on top

    NORMAL – Kristy Pierce, if you’re reading this, you might want to stop right now. And if you do go on, please don’t get angry. This column had to be w ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 1:15 pm
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