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  • Cougars hang on for home win

    The Eastland Cougars girls basketball team remained undefeated in NUIC West play, holding off the Galena Pirates 53-48 in Lanark on Friday night.
    Jan. 10, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Wrestling: Several area teams to take on top competition this weekend

    Standing on the steps of the podium with a medal in hand at the end of a wrestling tournament is a goal for most wrestlers. But earning a piece of har ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Skyhawk women rout Black Hawk

    The Sauk Valley Skyhawks cruised to an Arrowhead Conference victory on the road, beating Black Hawk 76-57 on Thursday night in Moline.
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Football: IHSA member schools reject football revamp proposal

    The IHSA member schools on Tuesday rejected a proposal that would have altered the high school football landscape.
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Covering Dukes now a perk

    People think being a sports writer is all fun and games.That is incredibly far from the truth, but t ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Sterling rally falls short at Musgrove

    STERLING – Sterling Thornton called Sterling's first-half effort against NIB-12 West opponent LaSalle-Peru "lackadaisical," while Juan Gomez described ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Sterling shakes off rust in road win

    DIXON – Sterling's Brian Folsom and Dixon's Andy Wolber loped across the mat, each one hand-fighting in an attempt to gain control.
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Sauk red-hot in win over IVCC

    DIXON – The Sauk Valley women's team was hot on both ends of the floor Tuesday night, as they cruised to a 102-56 victory over Illinois Valley in thei ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Sauk unable to close out IVCC at home

    DIXON – Things just didn’t go as planned for the Sauk Valley Community College men’s basketball team Tuesday night.
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • SportShorts for Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015

    PREP BASKETBALLFour girls teams ranked in 1ALed by the top-ranked Prophetstown Prophets, four local ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Duchesses roll at home

    Carly Hartle had 15 points and nine rebounds to lead the Dixon girls basketball team to a 51-30 win against Princeton on Tuesday in Lancaster Gymnasiu ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Boys basketball: Roby, Dukes swat away Trojans

    DIXON – Isaiah Roby isn’t the trash talking type, but if he was, he could crow, “Not in my house.”Di ...
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Jan. 6, 2015 Telegraph boy AOW: Brad Cavanaugh, Polo

    Polo junior guard scored 14 points in a 69-58 overtime win over Pearl City at the Eastland tournament on Dec. 27. He also had 14 points in tournament ...
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Jan. 6, 2015 Telegraph girl AOW: Emily Quaco, Dixon

    Dixon senior bowler finished seventh at the Reavis Invite in Bridgeview on Dec. 27 with a total pinfall of 1,190. She helped the Duchesses to the titl ...
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Boys basketball: Comets pull off double play

    ROCK FALLS – Saturday was already set to be a long day for the Newman boys’ basketball team.If the C ...
    Jan. 4, 2015 - 10:48 pm
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