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  • Comets cruise past Storm

    Landon Vesley doubled twice and drove in two runs to lead the Newman baseball team to a 10-3 victory against Bureau Valley on Monday in Sterling. Tre ...
    April 21, 2015 - 9:24 am
  • Doege, Clippers down Kewanee

    Karlee Doege tossed a one-hitter, and also drove in eight runs to lead the Amboy Clippers to an 18-0, five-inning home victory Monday over Kewanee.
    April 21, 2015 - 9:22 am
  • SportShorts for Tuesday, April 21, 2015

    GIRLS BASKETBALLMike Cooper steps down at OttawaAfter more than two decades as the Ottawa girls head ...
    April 21, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Baseball: Comets swept Dukes at home

    DIXON – Needing a series of big pitches to work his way out of a messy situation late in a close game Saturday at Dixon, Sterling Newman’s Trevor Boli ...
    April 20, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Boys track: Dukes still strong with little recovery time

    ROCHELLE – For the past few years, it has been either Dixon or Harlem winning the Hub Relays. This year was no different, as Harlem took the title bac ...
    April 20, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Softball roundup: Staples tosses no-hitter in Sterling's two-win day

    Rochelle couldn't touch Sterling pitcher Lexy Staples during the Golden Warriors 13-0, five-inning win over the Hubs on Saturday at Rochelle.
    April 19, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Local roundup: Sterling boys track takes second at Freeport

    The Sterling boys track team won 10 events on its way to a second-place finish at the nine-team Freeport Invitational on Saturday.
    April 19, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Fulton wins slugfest with Rockridge

    It was a high-scoring affair for the Fulton and Rockridge baseball teams, with the Steamers hanging on for a 15-13 home Three Rivers West win.
    April 19, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Softball: Panthers hang on for sweep of Clippers

    PROPHETSTOWN – For 12 innings, Erie-Prophetstown played textbook softball on Saturday against Three Rivers crossover opponent Amboy.
    April 19, 2015 - 8:49 pm
  • Track & field: Triple jump a 'weird' event that takes a special breed

    After watching the triple jump for years as a Sterling assistant track coach – as well as the guy who runs the event in pretty much every meet the Gol ...
    April 18, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Mustangs not inspired by nice weather in rout

    MORRISON – It was a beautiful day for baseball Friday, but not so much for the Morrison Mustangs.Aft ...
    April 18, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • High school extra: Meet Milledgeville's Jade Grenoble

    Milledgeville sophomore Jade Grenoble takes pointers from her father, Brad, on the school's softball team, takes a swing or two at volleyball, and is ...
    April 24, 2015 - 7:01 pm
  • Writing about wins is easy

    Alisa Baron rounded the blue track in Charleston in 2008 in a record time for the 400-meter in 55.66 seconds. That was really fun to watch.
    April 18, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Fillies go big in win

    The Morrison Fillies scored five runs in the second inning and six more in the fourth to beat St. Bede 11-0 in five innings Friday in a Three Rivers c ...
    April 18, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Talk is cheap at fishing tournament

    Another successful Spring Fling tournament is now in the books, and like the rest of them, this one did not disappoint.
    April 18, 2015 - 12:00 am
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