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  • Rock Falls struggle in every phase in loss to Mendota

    ROCK FALLS – Sheila Mammosser was speechless – and that doesn’t happen very often to the Rock Falls volleyball coach. Mammosser was still processing ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • Comets return from road trip with win

    The Newman volleyball team traveled to Spring Valley on Thursday and picked up a straight-set win in Three Rivers East action, 25-23, 25-20. Madalyn ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 9:24 am
  • Polo golf takes final match at Edgewood

    Playing its final match at Edgewood before it closes, the Polo golf team beat Pearl City on Thursday ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • SportShorts for Friday, Sept. 16, 2016

    Former NASCAR driver Robby Gordon fought back tears and expressed disbelief Thursday at the deaths of his father and stepmother after police found the ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 11:26 pm
  • Newman making most of chances

    The Newman Comets are known for their ground-and-pound offense that wears down opponents with physical blocking, hard-nosed running and bleeding the c ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Dixon hoping for better result vs. Lutheran

    As much as the returning Dixon Dukes players want last year’s regular-season meeting with Rockford Lutheran to be completely off their minds, the thou ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Football: Week 4 preview capsules

    LaSalle-Peru (1-2) at Sterling (3-0)When: 7:15 FridayWhere: Roscoe Eades Stadium, 1608 Fourth Ave.Ra ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • Sterling ready for Cavs’ aerial attack

    The linebackers and defensive line have shined for Sterling throughout the first 3 weeks of the football season. On Friday, the Golden Warriors will a ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Hawks, Rockets employ vastly different attacks

    Rock Falls and Oregon have each been reasonably successful at putting points on the scoreboard this season. The Rockets and Hawks, who square off Fri ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Roundup: Newton goes low for Cardinals

    Erie’s Madison Newton shot a 1-under-par 35 at Oak Run Golf Course in Dahinda to claim medalist honors Wednesday. Sera Bebon was just four strokes b ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Warriors sweep Hubs

    The Sterling Golden Warriors won each match in straight sets, including three by 6-0, 6-0 scores, in a 5-0 blanking of Rochelle on Tuesday at the Ster ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Ruckman goes low for Dukes

    Cole Ruckman's even-par 35 led the Dixon boys golf team to a 158-199 victory over North Boone on Tuesday at Beaver Creek in Capron.
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Sterling’s McPherson, Newman’s McKenna return at Twin City Meet

    ROCK FALLS – As disappointing as it is for Sterling’s Maggie McPherson and Newman’s Teagan McKenna to skip a cross country meet, the ACT tests come as ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Dixon scores three times in first half in victory

    DIXON – It’s hard to lose track of Caleb Carlson, Dixon’s tall forward who corrals his long blond hair into a bun. But, somehow, Rockford Lutheran los ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Lead pack waits to kick it in at Twin City Meet

    ROCK FALLS – Who wants to start a kick? Anyone? Anyone? As far as the top six runners of Tuesday’s Twin City Meet are concerned, there wasn’t much to ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 12:05 am
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