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  • Local golf: Blackburn wins second straight Lincoln title

    DeKALB – Andrew Blackburn had no idea where his ball landed. He couldn't see the green from the slope he was on, but figured the ball was in a good po ...
    July 20, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • View that didn’t seem likely

    Brian Silvers stretched out his right arm and pointed to it with his left hand. The hair on his arm was standing straight up.
    July 19, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Alumni football: Missiles by large margin

    MILLEDGEVILLE – Dustin Popejoy didn't have a number on his Milledgeville Missiles alumni football jersey.
    July 19, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Golf: Cesarek to play in final Lincoln Highway

    It seems as if life in the Midwest is coming to a conclusion for Lou Cesarek. He plans to golf for years to come, but not in DeKalb at Kishwaukee Cou ...
    July 17, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Softball: 72-year-old Hellwig still pitching in leagues

    Editor's note: We erroneously reported that Gene Hellwig's team was playing St. Jude. This story ha ...
    July 21, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Dixon trio takes over at alma mater

    Kel Bond, Jason Burgess and Candy Rogers were each standout athletes at Dixon during their high school days.
    July 17, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Taking look at halfway point

    At the beginning of the MLB season, we ventured out and talked to local coaches and players about their thoughts on the upcoming season.
    July 17, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • SVM 2X4: Last 4 Lincoln Highway medalists

    July 20, 2014Blackburn by eight• Sterling graduate and Western Illinois University sophomore Andrew ...
    July 17, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Sportshorts for Saturday, July 18, 2015

    Derek Griffith of Sterling scored a hole-in-one on the 90-yard fifth hole at Edgewood golf course near Polo on July 8. He used a 9 iron for the shot t ...
    July 17, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Rain, rain go away

    This week was another one of Mother Nature's masterpiece moments I'm slowly learning to just roll with. If you think this weather frustrates farmers o ...
    July 17, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Alumni football USA: Weinkauf makes special return to Polo

    On Wednesday evening, a familiar voice was heard calling plays and talking X's and O's at the Polo High School football practice field. One that hadn' ...
    July 16, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Carrying on at the Lincoln

    I thought I had it rough on Monday afternoon.That was the day I went over to Kishwaukee Country Club ...
    July 15, 2015 - 9:26 pm
  • Golf: Blackburn backed by stout team at Rock River

    Andrew Blackburn has an individual first-place trophy from the 2014 Men’s Lincoln Highway golf tournament.
    July 14, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Llanas breaks through with Lincoln Highway win

    DIXON – Two-on-one fast breaks generally don’t go well for the person in the one position.Alina Llan ...
    July 12, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • A win for the wise

    DIXON – A year older and a year wiser meant one more step up the success ladder for Alina Llanas.A j ...
    July 12, 2015 - 11:22 pm
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