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  • Cardinals claim second consecutive relays championship

    BYRON – Forreston-Polo had already clinched the 34th annual Byron Relays title Thursday, but put an exclamation point on the night with a come-from-be ...
    April 14, 2017 - 9:12 am
  • Duchesses drop Royal Lions

    The Dixon Duchesses scored four runs in the fifth inning to erase a three-run deficit and beat Rockford Christian 4-3 on Thursday at Reynolds Park.
    April 14, 2017 - 1:03 am
  • Ahlers sets some records at Riverdale

    Newman’s Chris Ahlers set school and meet records at the Riverdale Invitational when he won the 1,600 in 4:24.68 on Thursday in Port Byron.
    April 14, 2017 - 1:02 am
  • Baseball Roundup: E-P shocks Newman late

    The Erie-Prophetstown Panthers erased a six-run deficit in their last at-bat of regulation, then got a two-out, bases-loaded walk-off RBI single from ...
    April 14, 2017 - 1:03 am
  • Sterling seizes momentum right away in win over Alleman

    STERLING – The momentum shifted early on in Sterling’s softball game Wednesday against Alleman, and the Golden Warriors never gave it up. After start ...
    April 13, 2017 - 12:12 am
  • Rock Falls sees early lead disappear in nonconference loss at home

    ROCK FALLS – Jay Schueler was cruising on the mound, and the Rock Falls’ bats helped the Rockets to a 4-0 lead through three innings Wednesday against ...
    April 13, 2017 - 12:12 am
  • Williams, Comets top Missiles

    Travis Williams went 3-for-4 with a double, knocked in three runs and scored twice to lead the Newman baseball team to a 9-2 victory against visiting ...
    April 13, 2017 - 12:12 am
  • Balanced lineup comes through for Newman

    FULTON – The Newman boys track team’s first venture into the great outdoors this spring was, well, great. The Comets won six of 15 events, and were a ...
    April 12, 2017 - 12:14 am
  • Baseball: Runs pile up for Dukes in BNC win over Tigers

    DIXON – After spotting the Tigers a run in the top of the first, the Dixon baseball team had the answer, scoring three in the bottom half of the innin ...
    April 12, 2017 - 10:05 pm
  • Late surge lifts Rockets

    Natalie Soltow struck out 13 in a four-hitter, and Faith Sandrock had two hits and an RBI as the Rock Falls Rockets beat the Byron Tigers 8-1 in a Big ...
    April 12, 2017 - 12:12 am
  • Hawks hit up & down lineup to beat Dixon

    OREGON – With a cold wind blowing in at Oregon Park West on Tuesday, every girl in the Oregon softball lineup knew the approach that would be successf ...
    April 12, 2017 - 12:12 am
  • Golden Warriors top Dixon in dual

    Dominance in the sprints and Samantha Hibbard’s sweep of the hurdles helped the Golden Warriors beat Dixon 106-80 on Tuesday in a nonconference dual i ...
    April 12, 2017 - 12:05 am
  • Dixon runs past ’Bago

    The Dixon girls soccer team went on the road and came away with a 7-0 win over BNC rival Winnebago on Tuesday.
    April 12, 2017 - 12:05 am
  • Clippers shut down Pec-Du

    Amboy hurler Hunter Zimmerly shut down Pecatonica-Durand with a complete game two-hitter Tuesday as the Clippers won 3-0 in an NUIC East game in Amboy ...
    April 12, 2017 - 12:04 am
  • SportShorts for Wednesday, April 12, 2017

    Erie native Jacob Johnston was named the Best Rebounder for the Augustana Vikings after leading the team with 5.1 rebounds per game this past season f ...
    April 11, 2017 - 11:56 pm
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