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  • Fulton relays shine brightest at state meet

    CHARLESTON – There was no slowing down the Fulton sprint relays at the IHSA Class 1A boys state track & field meet preliminaries on Thursday at O’Brie ...
    May 27, 2016 - 1:06 am
  • Walker fills in perfectly in record-setting run

    CHARLESTON – The odds of Milledgeville-Eastland setting a school record in the 1,600 relay at the Class 1A boys state track & field preliminaries on T ...
    May 27, 2016 - 12:55 am
  • Rock Falls ties it late against Mendota, wins it in 8th

    ROCHELLE – The way the Rock Falls Rockets were making contact, it seemed like only a matter of time before they broke through in Thursday’s Class 3A R ...
    May 27, 2016 - 12:58 am
  • Softball: Clippers cruise past Luther North

    SERENA — Karlee Doege was running as fast as she could. With one out and Delaney Wilhelm at second in the bottom of the first in Thursday’s 1A Serena ...
    May 27, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • No signs, thank goodness

    Maybe the rain that inundated Charleston on Thursday morning made some ink run. Maybe a person didn't feel like venturing over to the fieldhouse next ...
    May 27, 2016 - 12:47 am
  • Rock Falls plays way into regional final with walk-off win over Hubs

    STERLING – Just about everything Quinton Matznick did on the mound Thursday against Rochelle was something to appreciate.
    May 27, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • Sterling can’t hold off Freeport in Regional

    STERLING – For one inning, Sterling’s offense was aggressive. For one inning, the heart of the order hit the ball hard into gaps. For one inning, ever ...
    May 27, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • Aquin survives Milledgeville’s 6th-inning rally

    HANOVER – Wednesday's Class 1A River Ridge Sectional semifinal between Aquin and Milledgeville was supposed to be close – and it definitely lived up t ...
    May 26, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Fulton falls too far behind to catch up to Lutheran

    MORRISON – The Fulton baseball team showed quite often last season its never-say-die attitude on its way to a third-place finish at the Class 1A state ...
    May 26, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Dakota ace stifles Eastland, allowing three hits in sectional semifinal shutout win

    HANOVER – The box score will read that Dakota junior ace Cade Meier threw a complete game with just three hits allowed. Nobody would have thought he ...
    May 26, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • New Dixon head coach diving right in

    DIXON – It was supposed to be a simple meet-and-greet. That idea didn’t last long.Nick Oraham wasted ...
    May 26, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Softball: Newman can't figure out Stillman Valley in loss

    DAVIS JUNCTION – Newman never quite figured out Stillman Valley starter Allison Carson. The Cardinal ...
    May 25, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • Track: Bureau Valley vaulters push each other toward state

    Hunter Schoff currently holds the Bureau Valley school record in pole vault at 12-6. He doesn’t think he will hold it for long.
    May 25, 2016 - 12:32 am
  • Softball: Gould, Stroup go deep as Sterling beats Dixon in regional semifinal

    ROCHELLE – Sterling freshman Gretchen Gould is new to the varsity home run experience. Senior teammate Erin Stroup isn’t. But both left their marks ...
    May 25, 2016 - 12:27 am
  • Senior pitcher shuts down Tigers in sectional semifinal

    DAVIS JUNCTION – Lauren Pannier was nearly untouchable. In six innings of work in a 2A Stillman Valley Sectional semifinal, the Fillies pitcher struc ...
    May 25, 2016 - 12:24 am
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