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  • Sportshorts for Friday, Nov. 13, 2015

    The Dixon boys bowling team beat Mendota, 3,384-3,214, on Thursday in a Big Northern West matchup in Mendota.
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Role players key to Cougars’ success

    When watching a volleyball match, it’s easy to pick out the pretty pass, the perfect set, and the monster spike. But if you look between and around an ...
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Skyhawks boast diverse blend of local talent

    Sauk Valley Community College has been a place for over 50 years where local athletes, who were once high school rivals, can come together to achieve ...
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Volleyball: Class 1A state capsules

    Cissna Park Timberwolves (32-5-1)Enrollment: 113Conference: Sangamon ValleyCoach: Josh Landon (10th ...
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • Volleyball: Cougar seniors amazed at growth into state contender

    Three years ago, Bubby Doubler and Cassidy Logemann were just timid freshmen starters on a varsity team full of juniors and seniors, terrified of how ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • SVM Scouts Sectional Girls Swimming and Diving

    ByronWhen: 9 a.m. SaturdayWhere: Byron High School Aquatics CenterTeams: Aquin, Auburn, Belvidere No ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Science of swimming

    How can Gretchen Bushman be a better swimmer? Perhaps it’s this … or maybe that … but if that does w ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Sportshorts for Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015

    BOYS BASKETBALLMcCarty signing letter on ThursdayNewman senior Noah McCarty will sign his national l ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Skyhawks punch ticket to nationals again

    A long day, and a long season, of volleyball came down to one match for Sauk Valley on Saturday at the College of Lake County in Grayslake.
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Football: By the numbers

    Only one local team remains.Going into the quarterfinal round, the Polo Marcos stand alone. Such an ...
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Football: Washington foils Warriors' comeback

    STERLING – Elation was ripped from the throats of Sterling football fans Saturday just as quickly the ball was jarred out of the arms of quarterback S ...
    Nov. 8, 2015 - 4:06 pm
  • Eastland holds off Harvest Christian charge to earn Final Four berth

    ELGIN – Even with as focused as the Eastland volleyball team has been all season, the Cougars still got caught up in the moment toward the end of the ...
    Nov. 8, 2015 - 4:51 pm
  • Big Mac too much for Comets

    STERLING – Newman is often bigger, stronger and faster than many opponents it sees on a football field.
    Nov. 8, 2015 - 7:01 pm
  • Football: Polo runs over Warren, earns quarterfinal berth

    WARREN – The Polo football team got the nudge it needed from its defense.The Marcos played like a sn ...
    Nov. 8, 2015 - 4:10 pm
  • Boys cross country: Rock Falls' Hamblen places third in 1A

    PEORIA – Brayden Hamblen was not about to have a mid-race letdown happen again this year. The Rock F ...
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 12:22 pm
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