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  • Softball: Morrison takes down Fulton

    MORRISON — Diamond No. 2 at the Morrison Sports Complex is not just a place where the Morrison Fillies Softball team plays their home games.
    April 18, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Basketball: Mead leaving Dixon for Waubonsie Valley

    Jason Mead made what he said is the hardest decision he has ever had to make. After 5 years in Dixon, Mead is moving on. The Dukes boys basketball coa ...
    April 18, 2016 - 10:11 pm
  • Panthers offense in top gear against Clippers

    AMBOY – Each time an Erie-Prophetstown softball player belts a home run, she is greeted at home plate by teammates shouting out, “boom.” The Panthers ...
    April 18, 2016 - 5:51 pm
  • Rockets roll past 2A state champs

    ROCK FALLS – James McFadden was on target all morning. He didn't throw a single pitch called for a ball in the first inning, didn't walk a batter unt ...
    April 18, 2016 - 5:49 pm
  • Dixon gains experience with tough competition in less than 24 hours

    ROCHELLE – In a demanding 24-hour stretch, the Dixon boys track & field team traveled 260 miles to two different sites and got a taste of what it will ...
    April 18, 2016 - 5:52 pm
  • Amboy, E-P both win in baseball doubleheader

    The Amboy and Erie-Prophetstown baseball teams split a doubleheader Saturday in Amboy.The Clippers r ...
    April 17, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Morrison softball has banner day with 3 wins at Fulton

    Morrison won three games and got two no-hitters at the Fulton tournament on Saturday.Brooke Stralow ...
    April 17, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Sauk Valley sophomore guard earns NJCAA third-team honors

    Isaiah Box did a little bit of everything for the Sauk Valley Community College men’s basketball team in the 2015-16 season. Now he’s getting rewarde ...
    April 15, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Newman rides big inning to win over Steamers

    STERLING – For Newman, the fifth inning of Friday’s baseball game against Fulton was a thing of beauty. For the Steamers, it was a period of extended ...
    April 15, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Local roundup: Grobe homers, leads Cardinals to win over Orion

    Brandon Schneiderman struck out 10 in five innings on the mound as Forreston-Polo opened the Byron tournament with a 10-2 win over Orion on Friday.
    April 15, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • Morel season almost here

    Well, I guess I's be kinda dumb if I didn't start off this week by extending my sincerest thanks to Mother Nature for finally letting us out of the lo ...
    April 15, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Sterling can’t keep Geneseo hitters down in loss

    STERLING – The Geneseo Maple Leafs kept hitting and kept finding the gaps in their 12-0 NIB-12 West win over Sterling on Thursday. Geneseo got to War ...
    April 15, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Dixon can’t solve Winnebago’s Warkentien in loss

    DIXON – With two runners on base and one out in the first inning, the Dixon baseball team had its best chance at putting pressure on Big Northern West ...
    April 15, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Dixon has no trouble topping Lutheran

    DIXON – Challenges have been relatively few for the Dixon girls soccer team so far. The one that came up for the Duchesses on Thursday was how well t ...
    April 15, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Grobe homers for Cardinals in NUIC East win over AFC

    Michael Singley pitched a complete game shutout as Forreston-Polo beat AFC 6-0 in an NUIC game Thursday at Forreston.
    April 15, 2016 - 12:08 am
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