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  • Sportshorts for Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015

    Mike McCracken of Amboy scored a hole-in-one on the 178-yard 17th hole at Shady Oaks Country Club on Thursday. He used a 5-iron for his second career ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Here comes prep sports storm

    It’s a pretty calm Friday shift in the SVM office as I begin tapping the keys for this column. The f ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • What happened to all that water?

    As an avid fisherman and lover of the water – in particular the waters that flow through the Rock River basin – I have wondered much the last few days ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Football: In Rock Falls, the building process continues

    Two years ago, the Rock Falls offense put up lots points. Last year, with many of the same players, ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 10:10 am
  • Football: Golden Warriors plan more air strikes in 2015

    Sterling Chevrolet Field is where the Sterling Golden Warriors’ offense hopes to put on a show in the 2015 football season.
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 10:07 am
  • Local golf roundup: Scheidecker leads Oregon to road win

    Abi Scheidecker led the Oregon girls golf team to a 204-256 win over Marengo at Silver Ridge in Oregon.
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Football: Reading defenses a key for Raiders' Hilliker

    Jacob Hilliker learned to read a long, long time ago.The reading skills the AFC senior quarterback w ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Football: Polo hopes to turn last season's experience into deep playoff run

    Deflategate made its way to Polo on Wednesday.The Marcos players and coaches were having a light arg ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Golf roundup: Sterling boys lose lose to Alleman; Rock Falls girls win triangular

    Nick Ceruzzi carded a 4-over-par 40 to lead the Sterling boys golf team in a 170-171 loss to Alleman on Wednesday at Emerald Hill.
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • Sportshorts for Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015

    The Sauk Valley Magic AAU basketball team will hold tryouts from 3-5 p.m. Oct. 11 at Westwood Sports Complex. Tryouts are open to boys and girls 11-17 ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Football: Oregon gearing up for a season of keep away

    Jerrick Orsted likes holding the football.As Oregon’s quarterback, he better. The Hawks are a posses ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 9:46 am
  • Girls tennis: Jacobs takes over for Comets' longtime coach Propheter

    It’s been 2 decades, but Frannie Jacobs is finally back doing something she loves.The Dixon resident ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • 2015 girls tennis capsules

    Dixon DuchessesCoach: Steve Boll (4th season)2014: Tied for sixth at Belvidere North Sectional.Roste ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • SportShorts for Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2015

    HIGH SCHOOL SPORTSSterling slates back to school eventThe Sterling Golden Warrior Back to School Jam ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Eastland’s Freidag hopes to shake off nerves

    Karissa Freidag knows Lake Carroll Golf Course like the palm of her hand. Entering her senior year g ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 12:07 am
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