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  • Oregon claims top spot in last year of A-B-C format

    OREGON – It seemed only fitting for the home team to win what appears to be the final Landers-Loomis meet Tuesday.
    April 20, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Warriors win dual in Rochelle

    The Sterling girls track team claimed 11 first-place finishes and cruised to a dual-meet win at Rochelle.
    April 20, 2016 - 9:22 am
  • Baseball/softball roundup: Sterling powers past Sycamore

    The Sterling softball team won 12-0 at Sycamore in a NIB-12 crossover game on Tuesday. Hannah Escamilla and Erin Stroup both hit home runs for the Gol ...
    April 20, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • SportShorts for Wednesday, April 20, 2016

    West Carroll senior Stephen Santeramo will sign a national letter of intent Friday to play football at Rockford University.
    April 20, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • SportsShorts for Tuesday, April 19,2016

    The boys bowling team from Dixon’s Reagan Middle School took seventh at the IESA State Bowling Finals in Joliet, rolling a 6,638. Trevor White finishe ...
    April 18, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Brackemyer flirts with no-no as Mustangs edge Steamers

    MORRISON – First, Joey Brackemeyer lost his no-hitter. Then the Morrison senior left-hander lost his shutout. He didn’t lose what really mattered, h ...
    April 18, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • Local roundup: Chandler's smash lifts E-P baseball to win

    A two-run home run by Jordan Chandler in the third inning was all the offense the Erie-Prophetstown baseball team needed in a 2-1 home win over Sherra ...
    April 18, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • Softball: Gould, Eilers come up big in Sterling's win over Stillman Valley

    STERLING – Jayme Eilers and Gretchen Gould laugh in the face of varsity experience.The freshmen have ...
    April 18, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Softball: Morrison takes down Fulton

    MORRISON — Diamond No. 2 at the Morrison Sports Complex is not just a place where the Morrison Fillies Softball team plays their home games.
    April 18, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Basketball: Mead leaving Dixon for Waubonsie Valley

    Jason Mead made what he said is the hardest decision he has ever had to make. After 5 years in Dixon, Mead is moving on. The Dukes boys basketball coa ...
    April 18, 2016 - 10:11 pm
  • Panthers offense in top gear against Clippers

    AMBOY – Each time an Erie-Prophetstown softball player belts a home run, she is greeted at home plate by teammates shouting out, “boom.” The Panthers ...
    April 18, 2016 - 5:51 pm
  • Rockets roll past 2A state champs

    ROCK FALLS – James McFadden was on target all morning. He didn't throw a single pitch called for a ball in the first inning, didn't walk a batter unt ...
    April 18, 2016 - 5:49 pm
  • Dixon gains experience with tough competition in less than 24 hours

    ROCHELLE – In a demanding 24-hour stretch, the Dixon boys track & field team traveled 260 miles to two different sites and got a taste of what it will ...
    April 18, 2016 - 5:52 pm
  • Amboy, E-P both win in baseball doubleheader

    The Amboy and Erie-Prophetstown baseball teams split a doubleheader Saturday in Amboy.The Clippers r ...
    April 17, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Morrison softball has banner day with 3 wins at Fulton

    Morrison won three games and got two no-hitters at the Fulton tournament on Saturday.Brooke Stralow ...
    April 17, 2016 - 11:56 pm
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