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  • Clippers cruise into regional final

    The Amboy Clippers cruised into tonight’s championship of the Class 1A Annawan Regional with a 65-39 victory over Ottawa Marquette in Wednesday’s firs ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • Morrison makes most of rebounding edge

    FULTON – When two teams meet four times in a season, a glaring edge in a certain stat category can make all the difference. That was the case when Mo ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 12:01 am
  • Tangling with Sterling’s Garcia is a tall order

    Turner Garcia has the look of an athlete who should be wearing short pants, running up and down the hardwood this winter at Musgrove Fieldhouse. Afte ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 12:00 am
  • Oregon falls behind early, can’t catch up to Vikings

    BYRON – With only four wins coming into its 2A regional opener against Oregon, North Boone pulled off the upset to end the Hawks season. What was more ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 12:29 am
  • Dixon drops home game to BNC leaders

    DIXON — Dixon’s boys basketball team reached the gauntlet of the Big Northern Conference season with Tuesday’s home game against Rockford Christian.
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 12:30 am
  • Newman rallies from halftime deficit to take lead, but Eastland pulls out victory

    ERIE – It wasn’t quite the magnitude of Michael Jordan’s flu game. But in a game that Eastland needed their best player to play big despite sickness, ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 12:26 am
  • Steals, transition points lift Sterling

    STERLING – Sterling’s defense forced Sycamore turnovers on three straight possessions in the third quarter, leading to a run, which led to a 52-37 Gol ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 12:26 am
  • Milledgeville hangs around, but can’t top East Dubuque

    ERIE – For the second night in a row, Milledgeville played a game that was a sore sight for the eyes.
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 12:26 am
  • Missiles outlast Cardinals in defensive struggle

    ERIE – Every win matters in the postseason, no matter how ugly. However, the way the Milledgeville Missiles survived their first postseason test in th ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 11:59 pm
  • Full steam ahead into semifinals

    Faith Kennedy hit five 3-pointers, giving her 70 for the season, as the Fulton Steamers sailed into the semifinals of the 1A Fulton Regional with a 50 ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 11:56 pm
  • Newman tops Polo at regional

    ERIE – In the first quarterfinal game of Monday’s 1A Erie Regional, before the Newman Comets and Polo Marcos took the court, the two teams that played ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 12:06 am
  • Rockets roll past IVC at Tabor Gym

    ROCK FALLS – Olivia Babcock ain’t afraid of no Ghosts, and neither were any of her teammates.Babcock ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 12:06 am
  • One last win at Lancaster

    DIXON – Bre Scheidegger, Ellie Provo and Isabelle Shiaras have been the senior leaders they were expected to be all season for the Dixon Duchesses on ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 12:05 am
  • Local Roundup: Morrison wrestlers claim 3 regional titles

    The Morrison wrestling team had three champions and seven sectional qualifiers from the Class 1A Mercer County Regional held Saturday in Aledo.
    Feb. 5, 2017 - 11:17 pm
  • Wrestling: Rock Falls sends 13 wrestlers to sectional

    ROCK FALLS — Most wrestling teams would love to have wrestlers in each weight class make it past the regional tournament.
    Feb. 5, 2017 - 4:07 pm
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