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  • Baseball: Three Rivers West Preview capsules

    Amboy ClippersCoach: James Browne (1st season)2014: 7-22Postseason: Lost 3-2 to Putnam County in 1A ...
    March 16, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • Outdoor sports: Around-the-world journey led to triathlons

    Some know her as a cycling instructor at the Sterling YMCA. The lady spinning her legs, while encouraging others to get through a tough morning workou ...
    March 15, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Sportshorts for Monday, March 16, 2015

    BOYS BASKETBALLThornton unanimous NIB-12 WestSterling junior forward Sterling Thornton was an unanim ...
    March 15, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Cardinals finish fourth

    PEORIA – William Tinsley scored 14 points as Colfax Ridgeview beat Forreston 53-35 Saturday in the Class 1A third-place game.
    March 15, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Robinson guides Prophets to another banner season

    One of Don Robinson’s favorite sayings is, “It’s amazing what can be accomplished when no one cares who gets the credit.”
    March 14, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Forreston struggles offensively in loss

    PEORIA – Forreston lost 50-35 to Mounds Meridian in Friday’s 1A state basketball semi-finals, but the more telling numbers were found in 3-point shoot ...
    March 14, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • SportShorts for Saturday, March 14, 2015

    BOYS BASKETBALLHogue 2nd, Handel 3rd in 3-point contestMorrison junior Noah Hogue and Polo senior Ma ...
    March 14, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Floating ice mars season’s first outing on Rock River

    I can honestly tell you all that winter has now officially ended. As I slid my boat off the trailer for the first time Thursday morning, the sigh I le ...
    March 14, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Losing part of game, life

    Last Friday, the Dixon Dukes suffered a stunning loss at the hands of Geneseo in the 3A Sterling Regional boys basketball championship game.
    March 14, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Girls basketball: Reiley never stops leading Prophets

    She moves around the court in a smooth gait, punctuated by the lightning quick movement of her feet. She moves so rapidly that her sneakers barely squ ...
    March 14, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • 2014-15 SVM All-Area girls basketball teams

    First teamCLARE KRAMERProphetstown senior F5-foot-9• 9.3 points per game• 6.4 rebounds• Three Rivers ...
    March 14, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Oregon will lean on involved Baker throughout season

    Abby Baker is a busy bee these days.The Oregon senior woke up at 5 a.m. Wednesday for optional softb ...
    March 13, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • Neuhalfen, McCarty, Gittleson honored

    Three area players were named to the Associated Press All-State boys basketball team in Class 1A and 2A, announced Thursday.
    March 13, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • Big Northern Conference West Division softball capsules

    Dixon DuchessesCoach: Peter Morsovillo (1st season)2014: 8-24 Postseason: Lost 13-0 to Sterling in 3 ...
    March 13, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • SportShorts for Friday, March 13, 2015

    WRESTLINGShoup named TRAC wrestler of the yearErie-Prophetstown senior Austin Shoup added another ac ...
    March 13, 2015 - 12:26 am
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