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  • Another reason to celebrate for Groza

    SHABBONA – One year ago, Mya Groza was basking in the glow of giving birth to her first child.On Fri ...
    July 8, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Timber Creek halfway to WLHT victory

    SHABBONA – Mandy Curia wasn’t even born yet the last time Timber Creek (then Dixon Country Club) won the women’s Lincoln Highway golf tournament. The ...
    July 8, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Fourth weekend was a blast

    Holy cow, what a weekend that was! Maybe the best Fourth of July weekend ever.Man, were we blessed a ...
    July 8, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • Llanas will defend LHT title at Indian Oaks

    When Alina Llanas won the 93rd Women’s Lincoln Highway golf tournament last summer, it was on a course she knew well: her own home course at Timber Cr ...
    July 7, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • Football: NUIC welcomes new member

    The Northwest Upstate Illini’s Northwest Division — one that has taken home nine state football championships since 2003, and one that had two of its ...
    July 6, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • Golf: A rollicking road trip

    There’s nothing quite like a road trip, albeit a short one, to add a little spice to a golf season.F ...
    July 6, 2016 - 10:50 pm
  • Local sports: The whistle has been silenced

    WALNUT – The whistle of one of the most distinguished officials in Illinois High School Association history has been silenced.
    July 5, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • TRAC teams looking to replace Amboy

    Several Three Rivers Conference football teams had a wrench thrown into their 2016 football schedule over the offseason. That wrench came from Amboy, ...
    July 5, 2016 - 11:03 pm
  • Running: Eller, Schwarz defend their titles at Reagan Run

    DIXON – The reigning champions of the Reagan Run were back to defend their crowns on Saturday, and both did so successfully. Kyle Eller, a Lowell, In ...
    July 5, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • Another record field for Reagan Run

    DIXON – Brayden Hamblen woke up willing to give it a try. The Rock Falls native had not registered for the Reagan Run and had never run it before, bu ...
    July 5, 2016 - 12:42 am
  • KSB Classic comes to close

    The adults took to the courts this weekend to close out the 32nd annual KSB Tennis Classic at the Emma Hubbs Tennis Courts in Dixon’s Page Park.
    July 5, 2016 - 12:40 am
  • ADVERSITY OVERCOME

    Before Dylan Binion could drive a car, he found a way to get to the gym.The summer before Binion was ...
    July 2, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Beware of the wild parsnip!

    Have you ever been driving down some old country road and just watching off to the side as things pass by? Trees and hills and cows and creeks and far ...
    July 1, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Reagan Run thrives thanks to community

    The Reagan Run couldn’t be what it is without help from the Dixon community. That’s why the event organizers are pleased to be able to give so much ba ...
    July 1, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • SportShorts for Saturday, July 2, 2016

    Sterling native Steve Yemm finished 21st in prelims in the 100 butterfly at the Olympic Trials in Omaha, Nebraska on Friday. The top 16 advance to the ...
    July 1, 2016 - 8:53 pm
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