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  • Clippers pull away at home

    A big third quarter lifted the Amboy girls basketball team to a 53-42 victory against visiting Prophetstown on Saturday night.
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Rockets pull off upset on road

    The Rock Falls boys basketball team knocked off Lutheran 76-73 on Saturday night in a Big Northern West clash in Rockford. The Rockets (5-13, 3-4) le ...
    Jan. 24, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • SportShorts for Monday, January 25, 2016

    WRESTLINGFormer Comet Webb earns weekly honorFormer Newman wrestler Garrett Webb has been named the ...
    Jan. 24, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Dukes rally late, find way to edge past Tigers

    DIXON – Dixon’s boys basketball game against Byron boiled down to a battle of wills, wits and want-to’s in the last few minutes of play. The Dukes ca ...
    Jan. 23, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • Hogue’s late 3 lifts Morrison past Riverdale

    MORRISON – A 3-pointer by Noah Hogue with 57 seconds left put Morrison in front, and the Mustangs held on to beat Riverdale 48-47 in a Three Rivers ga ...
    Jan. 23, 2016 - 12:32 am
  • Plenty of coyotes to be had

    Apparently there was quite a few of you out there with a coyote problem, judging by the emails I received after last week's banter.
    Jan. 23, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • AFC slows down, holds off Missiles

    MILLEDGEVILLE — Glenn Gymnasium has been a rock’em, sock’em place for the AFC Raiders in recent years, and Friday’s NUIC East tilt against the Milledg ...
    Jan. 23, 2016 - 12:31 am
  • Balance lifts Faith

    Four Faith Christian boys basketball players scored in double figures in a 78-42 win over visiting Quad City Christian on Friday.
    Jan. 23, 2016 - 12:27 am
  • Oregon can’t keep momentum in loss to Winnebago

    OREGON – The Oregon girls basketball team was playing so well in the first half against Winnebago. T ...
    Jan. 23, 2016 - 12:27 am
  • Fast start sends Dixon to win

    The Dixon girls basketball team grabbed an early lead and never gave it back in a 33-20 road win over Mendota in a Big Northern Conference West game.
    Jan. 23, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Warriors run over Rockets

    ROCK FALLS – Andrew Garcia worked up a sweat for three periods, but he felt his heart working harder than it should have.
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • AFC holds off Polo in NUIC tilt

    POLO – Two months ago, Polo defeated AFC to win the Raiders’ Thanksgiving tournament, and was soon ranked No. 4 in the state in Class 1A. A 67-61 hom ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Warriors can’t catch up to Foxes

    The Sterling Golden Warriors started Thursday’s game in Yorkville with a 7-0 spurt, but couldn’t keep it going in a 49-36 loss in a NIB-12 crossover c ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Boys roundup: Cougars hold off Thunder's rally

    By SVM Sports StaffWest Carroll hit nine 3-pointers and scored 25 fourth-quarter points, but the Eas ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • SportShorts for Friday, January 22, 2016

    CROSS COUNTRYSondgeroth named academic All-CCIWNorth Central College senior Tiara Sondgeroth earned ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 12:15 am
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