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  • SportShorts for Saturday, March 21, 2015

    Dixon junior Isaiah Roby was a Class 3A/4A All-State fourth team selection in the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association poll.
    March 21, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Softball: Panthers' early surge leads to road win

    ROCK FALLS – The Erie-Prophetstown Panthers kept knocking on the door, and finally got over the threshold. The Rock Falls Rockets couldn't seem to fin ...
    March 20, 2015 - 12:29 am
  • Softball: Ward, Kramer face off when Rockets meet Panthers

    ROCK FALLS – Less than 3 weeks ago, Rock Falls senior Michaela Ward was in the stands at Redbird Arena in Normal, cheering on her cousin, Prophetstown ...
    March 20, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Boys basketball: Roby named 3A All-State second team

    Dixon junior Isaiah Roby can add another line to his list of accolades, as the Nebraska recruit earned Associated Press 3A All-State second team honor ...
    March 20, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Sportshorts for Friday, March 20, 2015

    AFC's Bret Gittleson and Polo's Brad Cavanaugh both earned first team NUIC East all-conference honors. Gittleson, a senior guard who averaged 17.3 poi ...
    March 20, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Local roundup: Timely hits elude Rockets

    The Rock Falls Rockets had their chances Thursday, but couldn't capitalize against the Princeton Tigers.
    March 20, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Lesniewski stays active as four-sport standout for Fulton

    Chelsea Lesniewski isn't really one to look too far into the future. Fact is, the Fulton senior doesn't have much time for it.
    March 19, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Goodman returns to lead Fillies

    MORRISON – After 2 years of running track, Lakin Goodman found that an old love was just too great.T ...
    March 19, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Football: Helander headed to Valpo

    There was one thing in the forefront of Alex Helander's mind when it came to choosing a college. And unlike most aspiring college football players, it ...
    March 19, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Softball: Three Rivers West preview capsules

    Erie-Prophetstown PanthersCoach: Bob Phelps (2nd season)2014: 24-6 (10-2 TRAC North)Postseason: Lost ...
    March 19, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Mustangs rally past Dukes

    The Morrison Mustangs rallied from a pair of deficits to top the Dixon Dukes 7-5 in the season opener for both teams on Wednesday at Veterans Memorial ...
    March 18, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Softball: Pressure no problem for Clippers

    Last May, Kaitlyn Liebing drilled a high fly ball with the bases full of Amboy Clippers in the fifth inning of a tight regional championship game agai ...
    March 18, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Baseball: Mustangs have eyes on long run

    One of the unforgettable sound bites of late Chicago Cubs hall of famer Ron Santo captured him firmly, and excitedly believing that “This is the year! ...
    March 18, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Softball: Blair lost in Rockets' win

    ROCK FALLS – Chelsi Blair started the 2015 season just as she was supposed to, by getting on base. U ...
    March 18, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Softball: SVM scouts 2015 Three Rivers East

    Amboy ClippersCoach: Kelly Whitman (8th season, 122-58-1)2014: 22-11 (7-5 Three Rivers North)Postsea ...
    March 18, 2015 - 12:13 am
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