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  • 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
  • Dukes dash past Rockets’ defense at Tabor

    ROCK FALLS — No matter what defense Rock Falls threw at the Dixon Dukes on Friday, Dixon came up with an answer in a 67-48 win. Early in the first qu ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Dukes drop home dual to Tigers

    The Dixon Dukes bounced back from an early deficit to seize the lead, but couldn’t hold off the Byron Tigers in a 37-33 loss in a Big Northern West wr ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Girls basketball roundup: Dixon takes care of Winnebago on road

    The Dixon girls basketball team had three players score in double figures in a 51-39 road win over Winnebago on Thursday in BNC West play.
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Decisions overcome

    STERLING — The Rock Falls wrestling team benefitted from forfeits in five weight classes to beat Newman 37-33 on Thursday. Of the seven contested mat ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Senior breaks Comets scoring record in TRAC win

    STERLING – It was only fitting that Eli Leffelman, Newman’s season leader in assists, was the one to set up Noah McCarty for a basket that he won’t fo ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Clippers defeat Marcos

    The Amboy girls basketball team beat Polo 63-41 on Wednesday in a nonconference game in Amboy.The La ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • SportShorts for Thursday, January 28, 2016

    PREP SPORTSOregon teams take academic honorsFive Oregon fall sports teams have earned IHSA Team Acad ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Prophets pull away for win in Manlius

    The Prophetstown boys basketball team scored 21 points in the fourth quarter and pulled away to beat Bureau Valley, 69-60, on Tuesday in a Three River ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 3:01 am
  • Girls roundup: Warriors take control at Musgrove

    The Sterling Golden Warriors pulled away from the Rochelle Hubs on Tuesday night at Musgrove Fieldhouse, turning a close game early on into a 54-38 NI ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 3:01 am
  • Skyhawks use defense to rally past Illinois Valley

    DIXON – Kayleen Terrock didn’t bother to turn her head around to look for the ball during defensive sets in the second half. Instead, the Sauk Valley ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 3:02 am
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