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  • Morrison pulls upset at Newman

    Despite playing without two starters, the Morrison boys basketball team earned a 56-52 upset win over Three Rivers Conference leader Newman in Sterlin ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • SportShorts for Wednesday, February 3, 2016

    CORRECTIONIn Tuesday’s editions, it stated the Amboy and Kewanee girls basketball teams, who played ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Girls roundup: Oregon bowling takes down Dixon

    In a matchup of two unbeaten girls bowling teams, Oregon prevailed over Dixon 3,508-3,284 in a BNC West meet at Town & Country Lanes in Mount Morris.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • Polo sees positives in win over Stockton

    POLO – A dominating performance over Stockton gave Polo more than a 68-44 NUIC crossover win on Monday. It gave a struggling program a much-needed sho ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • GBK: Amboy hands Kewanee first TRAC defeat

    AMBOY – When crunch time arrived, the Amboy girls basketball team was cool and collected, while Kewanee was running a bit hot, and eventually boiled o ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Sportshorts for Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016

    Rock Falls senior Bailey O’Brien will sign on Wednesday to play volleyball for Sauk Valley Community College beginning this fall.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Local roundup: Prophetstown girls take down St. Bede

    The Prophetstown girls basketball team earned an upset win over St. Bede on Monday, beating the Bruins a 46-40 in a Three Rivers home game.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Dixon’s Bay, Oregon shine in regional tune-up

    DIXON – With the girls bowling postseason right around the corner, the 39th Dixon Invitational on Saturday served as a nice tune-up to see how area bo ...
    Jan. 31, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • Finding my way in Sauk Valley

    The past couple of weeks you may have noticed a new name in the sports section – mine. I am now about 2 weeks into this new job and new adventure in t ...
    Jan. 31, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • Oregon co-op senior bowler earns place in top 20

    Oregon co-op bowler Derek Poole opened Saturday’s finals of the state bowling tournament at St. Clair Bowl in O’Fallon with strong series, and went on ...
    Jan. 31, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • MVP Smith leads Faith Christian in Galesburg

    Sarah Smith tossed in 28 points to lead the Faith Christian girls basketball team to a 45-22 victory over Fulton Unity in Saturday's championship game ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 10:09 am
  • Sterling’s Davis happy, successful playing hockey

    The double blades carrying the sled that Liz Davis was piloting dug into the ice as she changed directions. She had a breakaway opportunity and a team ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Van Zuiden’s 3s propel Mustangs past Prophets

    MORRISON – On a night when it was raining 3s, Ryan Van Zuiden drained the two biggest. The senior guard opened the fourth quarter by hitting a pair f ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Winnebago senior bowls way into state finals

    Oregon co-op bowler Derek Poole extended his season another day after finishing tied for 25th at the state bowling tournament at St. Clair Bowl in O’F ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Coyote hunt coming soon

    Well, I’d been wondering when I’d get word of the Wolf Pack being in town, and as if on cue, a flyer appeared.
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 11:29 pm
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