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  • Steamers’ act proves hard to follow

    MORRISON – It happens almost every game.You’re watching football and the camera man is faked out on ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • Lemke picks right time for big play

    MORRISON – With Fulton's playoff hopes hanging on every game, Jack Lemke made sure his team was in the hunt for at least another week.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Fourth and too short for Hawks

    BYRON – When a team lives and dies by the rushing game, failed fourth-down conversions can be devastating. Oregon found that out Friday in a 38-14 Big ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Orion blasts Clippers

    AMBOY — Through their first five games of the season, the Orion Chargers have been a run-oriented offense. On Friday night at Amboy, they showed they ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Roundup; Rockets can't catch Cardinals

    The Rock Falls Rockets fell behind early and never caught up in a 43-20 road loss to Stillman Valley on Friday night.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Local notebook: Oregon soccer wins BNC West

    The Oregon soccer team locked up the Big Northern West title with its 2-1 win over Stillman Valley on Wednesday.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • SportShorts for Saturday, October 3, 2015

    GIRLS TENNISDixon drops home dual to DeKalbThe Duchesses lost both singles matches and all three dou ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 9:33 pm
  • Q&A: Dixon senior Jacqueline Fazekas

    What is it about tennis that you like? “I didn’t start playing tennis until freshman year, and I fell in love with it right away. I can move on the c ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 9:32 pm
  • Hunters always prepared for hunt

    As I sit and type this article, the madness has begun. That’s right, archery deer season has opened, and the flood of deer-stand selfies and monster s ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 9:32 pm
  • Football: Missiles getting back to normal

    On late Monday afternoon, Milledgeville varsity football coach Jason Wroble enjoyed what would be considered a typical coaching experience.
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Boys golf: Dixon's Ruckman overcomes wrist injury to finish sixth at BNC tournament

    POPLAR GROVE – The only thing screaming louder than his bright pink pants was Cole Ruckman’s right wrist.
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Girls tennis: Epic No. 1 singles match goes to Dixon, but Sterling wins meet

    STERLING – As Anna Ivarson walked off the tennis court, the Sterling junior was mad at herself for blowing a chance to win her No. 1 singles match.
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Volleyball: Rockets slam down BNC West win

    ROCK FALLS – Sommer Rhea slid for a dig late in Game 2 of Thursday’s match at Tabor Gym. The Oregon ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Freidag leads Cougars to title

    Eastland senior Karissa Freidag fired a 9-over-par 80 Thursday to take medalist honors and lead Eastland-Milledgeville to the team title at the Northw ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Football: Turn back the clock – Week 6 of the 1990 season

    Somethings don’t change. Twenty-five years ago, Morrison and Fulton were preparing for the Wooden Shoe Bowl during Week 6 of the high school football ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 11:31 pm
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