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  • Warriors can’t hang on

    The Sterling Golden Warriors led a NIB-12 West home game after four innings, but couldn’t hold off the LaSalle-Peru Cavaliers in a 10-7 loss Monday at ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Dixon cruises past Mendota

    The Dixon Duchesses stayed perfect in Big Northern Conference play with an 8-0 win over Mendota on Monday afternoon at A.C. Bowers Field. The Duchess ...
    April 26, 2016 - 10:06 am
  • Matznick powers Rockets to sweep of Warriors

    ROCK FALLS – It may be hard for some to believe, but Rock Falls senior Quinton Matznick has had a better game statistically than he did in the first g ...
    April 24, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • Sterling junior pitcher notches 70th career win with help from bats

    STERLING – The Sterling Golden Warriors remained unbeaten in conference play with a 6-1 win Saturday over Yorkville, a win which gives senior pitcher ...
    April 24, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • Nitz wins Galesburg title

    Sterling’s Jack Nitz won the Galesburg Invitational on Saturday, as the Sterling tennis team took fourth out of eight teams. Nitz dropped a total of ...
    April 24, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • Lindeman breaks Oregon meet record

    At the Oregon Invitational on Saturday at Landers-Loomis Field, Fulton (24) and Oregon (16) finished ninth and 10th out of 12 teams. First-time compet ...
    April 25, 2016 - 10:56 am
  • SportShorts for Monday, April 25, 2016

    WRESTLINGPolo’s Cain headed to DubuquePolo senior Ethan Cain will continue his academic and athletic ...
    April 24, 2016 - 10:42 pm
  • Comets, Mustangs score quickly, then bats go quiet

    MORRISON – Newman scored five runs in the second inning, and relief pitcher Travis Williams made sure that was enough as the Comets came away with a 7 ...
    April 23, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • Clipper senior shines at Hinders

    ROCK FALLS – Erica Zimmerlein was a bit under the weather, but her performance at the Rock Falls Invitational was over the moon. The Amboy-LaMoille s ...
    April 23, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • Newman chips away, but Morrison hangs on

    MORRISON – It took just two pitches and one vicious swing of the bat for Lauren Pannier to provide some much-needed comfort. The Morrison senior earn ...
    April 23, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • Boys track: Marcos' depth leads to Rock Falls title

    ROCK FALLS – At crunch time, the Polo-Forreston boys track team needed some greenhorns to come through, and they did with flying colors. Tied with Ro ...
    April 23, 2016 - 12:28 am
  • SportShorts for Saturday, April 23, 2016

    BASKETBALLEastland’s Janssen to attend AugustanaCougars post player Blake Janssen will play basketba ...
    April 23, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Warriors pull away from DeKalb

    Lexy Staples and Jayme Eilers combined on a one-hit shutout Friday as the Sterling Golden Warriors beat DeKalb 7-0 in a NIB-12 crossover game in Sterl ...
    April 23, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Rain helps refresh outdoors

    Well, most people would probably call a guy like me crazy for getting so excited over a dang fungus, but they just don’t understand. To those who know ...
    April 23, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Panthers run away in Erie

    Dylan Binion earned two first-place finishes, a second and a third to help Erie-Prophetstown boys track & field team to a win at the six-team Ed Schmi ...
    April 23, 2016 - 12:23 am
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