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  • Sycamore’s early surge sinks Sterling

    SYCAMORE – Sometimes, a team is just hot.The Sterling girls basketball team faced such a team Tuesda ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 12:40 am
  • Morrison in control against Missiles

    MORRISON – The Milledgeville Missiles came into Tuesday's non-conference tilt at Morrison without a win in four tries. After an early surge, things lo ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 12:40 am
  • Local roundup: Dixon wrestling earns two wins

    The Dixon wrestling team won a pair of home matches on Tuesday night, 54-22 against Morrison and 45-22 against Oregon.
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 12:33 am
  • Basketball roundup: Wright, Oregon can't figure out Byron

    Emy Wright poured in the points for Oregon but the Hawks couldn't top a talented Byron team in a 77-48 loss on the road in Big Northern Play.
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 12:33 am
  • SportShorts for Wednesday, December 3, 2014

    CORRECTIONErie junior Rachel Cobert was misidentified in Tuesday’s basketball roundup as her older s ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 12:30 am
  • Sterling heavyweight thrives against larger foes

    At a chiseled 6-foot-3, 230 pounds, Cariel Beasley is small by very few standards.One of them, howev ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • SportShorts for Tuesday, December 2, 2014

    BOYS BOWLINGDixon’s Spangler earns medalJoel Spangler bowled the top three-game series Saturday at t ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Football: By the Numbers for Week 14

    When two NUIC football teams compete for two different state championships on the same day, there has always been success.
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Comets claim first victory

    Julie Hurd paced a balanced attack with 11 points to lead the Newman girls basketball team to a 43-31 win at Princeton on Monday night, the Comets' fi ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 12:10 am
  • Where have all the deer gone?

    Well, well, well folks, first shotgun season for deer has come and gone already here in good, old Illinois, and guess what?
    Nov. 30, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Football: Sacred Heart-Griffin repeats in 5A

    Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin captured its second-straight Class 5A football state championship on Saturday, beating Montini – for the second year ...
    Nov. 30, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Boys basketball roundup: Dukes take Orion tournament title

    The Dixon Dukes claimed the Orion Tournament title Saturday, rolling past Erie 64-28 in their final game and winning a tiebreaker by allowing the fewe ...
    Nov. 30, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Skyhawk men roll at home

    The Sauk Valley Skyhawks men's basketball team stretched its win streak to three games with an 83-43 dismantling of Daley College on Saturday night at ...
    Nov. 30, 2014 - 4:49 pm
  • Wildcatz turn Trojans’ turnovers into first state title

    CHAMPAIGN – With only one appearance as deep as the quarterfinals, Eastland-Pearl City was a football program that had been shrouded in playoff frustr ...
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • These guys put the ‘D’ in Wildcatz

    CHAMPAIGN – All season long, the Eastland-Pearl City offense has basked in the glow of some well-deserved publicity. I mean, the Wildcatz have scored ...
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 11:59 pm
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