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  • Roundup: Oregon girls golf earns road win over West Carroll

    Abi Scheidecker carded a 2-over-par 38 as the Oregon girls golf team earned a 196-220 win against West Carroll on Wednesday at Sandburr Run in Thomson ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 11:02 pm
  • Rockets hope to halt long losing streak

    During Wednesday’s practice, the Rock Falls football team worked on pursuit drills. Groups of players would sprint toward a sideline, then a whistle w ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 11:03 pm
  • Sterling eager for chance to avenge Week 9 loss to Sycamore

    Like every other team in the state of Illinois, the Sterling Golden Warriors can’t wait until the Friday night gets here.
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 11:02 pm
  • RUNNINGTwin City 5K coming Sept. 10The Bridge the Community 10K/5K will be held Saturday, Sept. 10 i ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • Newman ekes past Sterling in season opener thanks to two third-set victories

    STERLING – Four of the nine matches went to a third-set tiebreaker Tuesday, and the Newman girls tennis team won enough of those to beat Sterling 5-4 ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Freshman Smith working hard to stick with Rocket teammate

    ROCK FALLS — It may seem unusual for Brayden Hamblen to be running a high school race without graduated senior Seth Williams somewhere nearby. Howev ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Clippers’ pack nips Rockford Christian

    ROCK FALLS – The overflowing of Centennial Park’s lake forced Tuesday’s Rocket Run to look different than in years past. This was Megan Grady and Eri ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 2:15 pm
  • Warriors ease past Cavs

    Ryan Blackburn and Nick Ceruzzi each had 5-over-par 41s as the Sterling boys golf team posted a 170-186 win against LaSalle-Peru on Tuesday at Emerald ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Dukes rout Royals

    The Dixon boys soccer team began its season in rousing fashion on Tuesday with a 6-0 victory against Hinckley-Big Rock at the War on 34 Invitational i ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Junior Drew prepared to take over as AFC quarterback

    For the past 3 years, one of the constants for the AFC football team was who would be taking snaps.J ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • Dixon soccer switching to 4-4-2 diamond midfield

    The Dukes have left behind the 4-3-3 they played in the first season under coach Josh Brigl, opting to play a variation of a 4-4-2 with a diamond midf ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 11:01 pm
  • Sterling golfers down Cardinals

    Ryan Blackburn and Nate Olson each carded 1-over-par 37s as the Sterling boys golf team defeated Stillman Valley 159-201 on Monday at Emerald Hill.
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 10:59 pm
  • Sport Shorts for Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016

    Shady Oaks Country Club near Amboy will hold its annual Top Gun Scramble on Sunday, Oct. 2, starting at 9 a.m.
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 10:56 pm
  • Sport Shorts for Monday, Aug. 22, 2016

    Cole Ruckman and Jackson Jeffery combined to shoot a 71 to take top honors in the Rockford Jefferson Invitational on Saturday at Atwood Golf Course in ...
    Aug. 21, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Ellerbrock set to lead Prophets

    PROPHETSTOWN — The file cabinets in Roger Ellerbrock’s special education classroom are a bit fuller than they were last school year.
    Aug. 21, 2016 - 11:45 pm
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