Local Sports

  • Warriors overcome slow start to rally past Hubs

    STERLING — The Golden Warriors trailed for much of the first half, but in the second came storming back.
    Feb. 5, 2017 - 8:29 pm
  • Girls basketball: Clippers rough up Indians

    AMBOY – Ideally, a Senior Night would include a comfortable victory and a curtain call at the end.Am ...
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 12:00 am
  • Dixon hangs with Byron early, but falls

    DIXON – For one half of basketball Friday night, the Dixon Duchesses hung right with the defending Class 2A state champion Byron Tigers. But the seco ...
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 12:00 am
  • Every AFC senior scores to close out regular season

    ASHTON – Jade Fair saved AFC’s neatest basket for last. Playing in their regular-season finale against Pecatonica, Fair was one of the Raiders’ senio ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:59 pm
  • Rocket girls spread wealth

    Every Rock Falls player scored in the Rockets’ 61-44 BNC win over Winnebago on Friday night at Tabor Gym.
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:59 pm
  • Getting hooked on the outdoors

    I have been asked to write a year in review. Well, where do I begin? I guess first off I should tell you a little about myself.
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:59 pm
  • Falcons’ Nicklaus has a lot on his plate as coach, teacher

    Seth Nicklaus – Faith Christian School gym teacher, math teacher, health teacher, athletic director, father of students at the same school, and basket ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 10:49 pm
  • Ottens, Kappes spark Milledgeville’s 3rd-quarter run in road win

    ASHTON – Both teams made runs early, trading momentum and the lead back and forth throughout a wild first half, but in the second half it was Milledge ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 12:18 am
  • Comets cruise after halftime

    The Newman girls basketball team spread the wealth on Thursday night, closing its regular season with a 59-35 win over West Carroll in which every Com ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 12:19 am
  • Close to closing with win

    STERLING – It was nearly a storybook ending for six Sterling girls basketball seniors Thursday night. On Senior Night at Musgrove Fieldhouse, the Gold ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 10:29 am
  • Marcos hold off Forreston

    POLO – In a 64-59 loss to Polo, Forreston coach Travis Ross was more than happy with how hard his team played. He wasn’t so happy with how smart they ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 6:14 pm
  • Slimmer Marchetti having big senior season

    For Anthony Marchetti, less has definitely been more for the 2016-17 wrestling season. The Oregon senior wrestler made a decision in the offseason to ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 12:17 am
  • Happy to be here at SVM

    If you’ve been wondering to yourself who the new guy in sports is, I’m here to help. Maybe you watched me play or read my name in a roundup 4 years ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 11:46 pm
  • Huge quarter sinks Rock Falls after halftime in nonconference loss

    FREEPORT – Halfway through Wednesday night’s nonconference game between Rock Falls and Freeport, the visiting Rockets controlled the pace of the game. ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 11:45 pm
  • Former Comet, Skyhawk helping coach at SVCC

    For the fall semester, Sauk Valley Community College men’s basketball coach Russ Damhoff was still l ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 11:44 pm
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