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  • Boys basketball: Dolan, Lutheran outlast Dixon in battle of top BNC teams

    ROCKFORD – Ryan Dolan spent much of the first three quarters of Tuesday's Big Northern West game between Dixon and Lutheran hanging around the perimet ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • Girls basketball: Long layoff knocks Sterling off its stride in loss to DeKalb

    STERLING – Two weeks ago, the Sterling Golden Warriors were on a roll, capped by a runner-up finish at the Dixon tournament.
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • Boys basketball: Rockets gain confidence in close loss

    ROCK FALLS – Tuesday's secret word at Tabor Gym was confidence. Mendota coach Jan Thompson had supreme confidence in his veteran guards to manage a ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • Polo takes early lead, never looks back in win over AFC

    ASHTON – To hear Ashton-Franklin Center basketball coach Russ Zick tell it, you’d think his Raiders see Polo in their sleep.
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • Dukes, Duchesses bowl to wins

    Emily Quaco had a big night to lead the Dixon girls bowling team to a 3,373-2,864 win at Mendota on Tuesday.
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Sportshorts for Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2014

    The 2015 Morrison "Mad House" boys basketball tournament will be held at Morrison High School and junior high will start at 8 a.m. on March 7.
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Jan. 14, 2015 Gazette girl: Rachel Cobert, Erie junior

    Erie junior scored 44 points in three games at the Lena-Winslow tournament over the weekend, including a 20-point performance in Friday's 54-40 win ov ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • Jan. 14, 2015 Telegraph boy: Isaiah Roby, Dixon junior

    Dixon junior recorded his second triple-double of the season last Monday against Mendota, scoring 20 points, pulling down 11 rebounds and blocking 10 ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Jan. 14, 2015 Telegraph girl AOW: Kaitlyn Liebing, Amboy senior

    Amboy senior scored 13 points and collected 12 rebounds in a 44-36 win over Serena on Saturday. The Clippers' leading scorer and rebounder this season ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Missiles nail free throws down stretch to top Thunder

    MILLEDGEVILLE – Not often does disappointment linger in the minds of basketball players from both teams right at the final buzzer.
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Dixon facing difficult road test against Lutheran

    Cutting down the nets after winning tournaments in Orion and Plano is one thing. Knocking off a state power on its home floor is another.
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 10:25 am
  • Basketball roundup: Prophets stay perfect in TRAC play

    Clare Kramer tossed in 14 points to lead Prophetstown to a 60-47 road victory against Orion on Monday night.
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Sportshorts for Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015

    YOUTH SPORTSBowling tournament coming next weekRegistration has begun for the 41st Coloma Township P ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Girls roundup: Oregon bowling wins NIBC for first time in school history

    The Oregon girls bowling team left Saturday's NIBC tournament with something to add in the program's history.
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • BBK: Tigers dial long distance to bury Rockets

    ROCK FALLS – For the second consecutive Saturday, a posse of hungry cats made Tabor Gymnasium their personal playground.
    Jan. 11, 2015 - 10:13 pm

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