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  • Boys basketball: Oregon's Otten clutch in win over Rock Falls

    ROCK FALLS – Oregon shooting guard Trevor Otten couldn't find his shot in the first half of Tuesday's game against Rock Falls in Tabor Gym.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Basketball roundup: Sterling loses on buzzer-beater

    Ivan Morrow's twisting layup at the buzzer proved to be the difference in Alleman's 54-53 victory against Sterling on Tuesday night in Rock Island.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • Prep roundup: Comets win pair of duals

    The Newman wrestling team won a pair of home 45-27 decisions on Tuesday night, against Rockridge and Orion.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • Boys swimming: Sterling deep with talent in 2015

    Lucas Campbell looked around the pool deck at the Duis Center on Monday afternoon, taking in the organized chaos of team picture day.
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 9:15 am
  • 2014-15 Boys Swimming Capsules

    Byron TigersCoach: Julia Rudzinski (1st season)2013-14 postseason: 3rd at 12-team Rockford Jefferson ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Prep roundup: Cougars come back on Comets

    The Eastland Cougars rallied for a nonconference win in Lanark on Monday, coming back from a third-quarter deficit to down the Newman Comets 53-50. L ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Sandoval sharp for Sterling in win

    The Sterling girls basketball team won 59-51 over Freeport in a road nonconference game Saturday afternoon.
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 12:30 am
  • Dixon attacks on both ends of court in win

    DIXON – Perhaps the team’s victories until Saturday had been a little too easy. Perhaps the Dukes were a little too fired up for their first home game ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 12:34 am
  • Local roundup: Sterling, Dixon wrestling sweep duals

    The Sterling wrestling team earned three wins Saturday afternoon at the Dixon Duals.The Golden Warri ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 12:30 am
  • Appleman returning to form for Clippers

    Dallas Appleman has experienced athletic glory, and he’s suffered through athletic heartbreak.The Am ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 10:49 am
  • Mustangs’ athleticism, size too much for rival Steamers in Fulton

    FULTON – The seating situation on the bus that shuttles the Morrison boys basketball team to away games probably feels similar to that of a coach airp ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 12:47 am
  • Thornton’s late 3 lifts Warriors in Geneseo

    The Sterling boys basketball team earned a double-digit comeback win Friday night with a 46-43 win over Geneseo on the road, in the NIB-12 West opener ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 12:37 am
  • Prep roundup: Oregon bowling cruises past Hall

    The Oregon boys bowling team rolled to a 3,564-3,139 victory against nonconference foe Hall on Friday at Town and Country Lanes in Mount Morris
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 12:37 am
  • Q&A with Prophetstown's Clare Kramer

    How is your team doing so far this year? We’re doing well. We’ve been working hard in practice, runn ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 10:49 am
  • Lookin’ like fishing weather again

    The bad news this week is that we inched closer to the actual start of winter. The good news is it's starting to feel like October again, and some of ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 12:35 am
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