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  • DeAvril, Provo look to lead Duchesses to another record season

    Seeing each other every day about 10 years ago in the first-grade classroom at St. Anne School, Kirsten DeArvil and Katie Provo went from being classm ...
    March 24, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Sterling boys win triangular

    The Sterling boys track & field team won seven events en route to a blowout win at its triangular indoor meet at Westwood in Sterling.
    March 24, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Girls soccer: 2015 preview capsules

    Dixon DuchessesCoach: Mahmoud Etemadi 2014: 15-5 (6-2 NIB-12 West)Postseason: Lost 4-1 to United Tow ...
    March 24, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Baseball: Raiders have adapted through the years, but style stays the same

    Greg Cissna has seen a lot of things during his two decades coaching the Ashton-Franklin Center baseball team. The most valuable lesson he's learned i ...
    March 23, 2015 - 5:28 pm
  • Baseball: 2015 NUIC preview capsules

    AFC RaidersCoach: Greg Cissna (18th season)2014: 5-16 (1-13 NUIC East)Postseason: Lost 2-0 to Milled ...
    March 23, 2015 - 5:23 pm
  • Softball: Polo's Peterson working back into shape after injury

    When Paige Peterson plays on a school sports team, her mind is solely on that sport. During volleyba ...
    March 23, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Softball: 2015 NUIC preview capsules

    AFC RaidersCoach: Marisa Wren (2nd season)2014: 4-20 (3-11 NUIC East)Postseason: Lost 10-1 to Milled ...
    March 23, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Schmidt nearly perfect

    Sam Schmidt was nearly perfect for Milledgeville on Saturday in the Missiles’ 14-0 nonconference road win over Rockford Jefferson.
    March 22, 2015 - 6:07 pm
  • Daily double does it

    Justin Jensen's third double of the day drove in the two go-ahead runs in the top of the eighth inning to send Morrison to a 6-3 victory over Sterling ...
    March 22, 2015 - 8:18 pm
  • Boys basketball: Dixon's Jarrett is SVM's player of the year

    The wooden bleachers were pushed in at Lancaster Gym Thursday – the night before the tip of the 3A state boys basketball tournament.
    March 21, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Boys basketball: 2015 SVM All-Area teams

    First teamLARON CARRDixon senior G5-foot-8• 14.7 points per game• 4.2 rebounds, 2.9 assists• BNC Wes ...
    March 21, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • Boys basketball: Mead's relationship with basketball, father drove engine to historic season

    Dixon boys basketball coach Jason Mead is 30 years old, but his father Larry is still watching his son grow up.
    March 21, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Baseball: Rock Falls takes advantage of chances to beat Morrison

    ROCK FALLS – The Rock Falls Rockets had a pretty sour taste in their mouths Thursday evening after stranding 21 baserunners in a loss to Princeton.
    March 21, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Ice flowing out of Rock River

    Boy there was a lot of ice on that river. Lucky for me watching the jams break loose and pick up steam toward the Mississippi is a spectacle I love to ...
    March 21, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Panthers roll past AlWood

    Kylie Ackerman tossed her second straight one-hit shutout, and Savannah Mettler went 5-for-5 with a home run and four RBIs to lead the Erie-Prophetsto ...
    March 21, 2015 - 12:20 am
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