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  • Warriors win on road

    After falling behind 12-0 to start a NIB-12 crossover match on the road, the Sterling Golden Warriors rattled off four pins and received a forfeit in ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Girls basketball: Wilhelm leads Clippers past Broncos

    Delaney Wilhelm stuffed the stat sheet to lead the Amboy Clippers to a 54-29 victory over Orangeville in an NUIC East road game Thursday night. Wilhe ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Panthers split nailbiters against Rockets, Hubs

    ROCK FALLS – Tod McCullough will be looking for some hazardous duty pay if this keeps up.The Erie-Pr ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • Warriors fall at home

    The Sterling wrestling team came up short in its home opener Wednesday, falling to Moline 41-27.Turn ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Sterling throws first & last punches to beat Rockets

    STERLING – In front of a packed Musgrove Fieldhouse, the Sterling boys basketball team wasn’t about to let all of its first-half hard work go to waste ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Dixon wins twice; Morrison beats Oregon in 3rd dual

    OREGON – Early season wrestling duals are more like a glorified practice than anything. That was the case when Dixon, Morrison and Oregon got together ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Second-chance points lift Oregon past Polo

    POLO — Meredith Gelander believes that following each shot made by her Oregon Hawks is something to do as a team. In Oregon’s nonconference game at P ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Williams leads Sauk to win

    Dabriona Williams recorded a double-double to lead the Sauk Valley Community College women's basketball team to an 83-69 win against Waubonsee on Tues ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Faith nips E. Moline Christian

    Trevor Hauk hit a basket with 30 seconds left and the defense came up with a pair of stops to seal the win as Faith Christian beat East Moline Christi ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Morrison cannot contend with Sherrard’s front line

    MORRISON – The great wall of Sherrard proved to be too much for the Morrison girls basketball team to handle.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Bowling: Glazier hopes to pick up where she left off

    STERLING — In practice on Monday at Blackhawk Lanes, the Sterling girls bowling team had to part the curtains.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • SportShorts for Monday, November 28, 2016

    COLLEGE BASKETBALLReiley, Johnston leading AugieProphetstown native Corrie Reiley scored 11 points i ...
    Nov. 27, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • Milledgeville takes control in 1st

    OREGON – It’s been several years since Milledgeville played at the Oregon Thanksgiving Tournament, and coach Brad Grenoble was pleased to be back. The ...
    Nov. 27, 2016 - 6:39 pm
  • Dixon starts second half strong, rallies past Morrison

    OREGON – Throughout the first half Saturday afternoon in its Oregon tournament finale, Dixon boys basketball coach Nick Oraham repeatedly requested th ...
    Nov. 27, 2016 - 6:16 pm
  • Newman rallies past Royal Lions in title tilt

    OREGON – In a 71-59 win over Rockford Christian, Newman made life much easier on Oregon Thanksgiving Tournament personnel. Had the Comets lost, four t ...
    Nov. 27, 2016 - 5:53 pm
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