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  • witching QBs aids Wildcatz rushing attack

    Quarterback changes happened for a lot of reasons, but it’s not often that they get changed to help the running game.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • HSFB: Playoffs on the line for some area teams

    After this past weekend’s games, there remains 1 more week of regular-season football. For six local ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • Newman defense big in rout of Red Devils

    STERLING – When a team with seven wins goes against a team with seven losses after 7 weeks of football, it’s hard to not look ahead. Not that the New ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Golden Warriors run to 2nd at NIB-12

    Jake Gebhardt’s third-place finish and Dewey Landis’ fourth-place finish helped the Sterling Golden Warriors take second at the NIB-12 cross country m ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Pultorak takes 8th at state

    Dixon’s Olivia Pultorak finished in a five-way tie for eighth in the Class 1A state golf meet at Red Tail Run in Decatur on Saturday. Pultorak's 2-da ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Local roundup: Pultorak 8th at state golf

    Dixon’s Olivia Pultorak finished in a five-way tie for eighth in the Class 1A state golf meet at Red Tail Run in Decatur.
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Dixon wins tiebreaker; Hamblen dives for PR

    KINGSTON – It was two races in one at the Big Northern conference boys cross country meet Saturday at Wal-Camp in Kingston. One was a runaway by Brayd ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Dixon runs as pack, rolls to Big Northern title

    KINGSTON – How dominant was the Dixon girls cross-country team's championship at the Big Northern conference meet?
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Fantastic Mr. Cox

    ROCK FALLS — Arthur Cox helped Dixon build up a big lead and the Dukes were able to hold off one Rock Falls comeback bid after another Friday at Hinde ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 1:39 am
  • Golden Warriors roll to second straight NIB-12 West title

    Sterling High School is once again NIB-12 West conference champions. The Golden Warriors' potent offense and strong defense helped them cruise to a 5 ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 1:41 am
  • Football: Plenty of big plays at Hinders Field

    If SportsCenter wanted to put together a Top-10 plays from just the Rock Falls-Dixon game, there would be more than enough material.
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 1:37 am
  • Fulton edges Rockets

    Austin Schroeder's 9-yard touchdown pass from Tyler Sweenie with 46 seconds to play lifted Fulton to a 28-27 victory against at Rockridge in a key Thr ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 1:36 am
  • Polo spreads wealth in Senior Night win over Raiders

    POLO – If the goal of Senior Night is to earn some recognition for upperclassmen, well, Polo's version Friday night was quite a success. The Marcos h ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 1:34 am
  • Wildcatz can’t finish comeback against Cardinals

    LANARK – Chances came and chances went for the Eastland-Pearl City Wildcatz on Friday night. The Wil ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 1:33 am
  • Hawks, Cardinals enjoy intense late-season showdown

    STILLMAN VALLEY – It was a typical Oregon and Stillman Valley football game – over in less than 2 hours and nary a pass was completed.
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 1:31 am
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