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  • Time for first tourney of season

    The time has finally arrived for the first catfish tournament of the spring. I am pumped to see the ...
    April 10, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Schuldt, 77, loves golf, but doesn’t need to play it

    Some might say Don Schuldt is missing the best part when it comes to golf, but he doesn't see it that way.
    April 9, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Girls basketball: Four locals to play at Bucks' Bradley Center for all-star game

    Sterling senior Gabby Sandoval will have another chance to wear her Golden Warriors basketball jersey as part of the Bucks Senior Classic on Sunday.
    April 9, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Girls track: 2015 NUIC preview capsules

    AFC RaidersCoach: Jason Long (2nd season)2014 postseason: No team score at 15-team Class 1A Bureau V ...
    April 9, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Local roundup: Rock Falls softball hangs on for win over Freeport

    The Rock Falls softball team saw an early lead evaporate as Freeport scored twice in the bottom of the seventh, but the Rockets hung on for a road non ...
    April 9, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Girls track & field: Polo Marcos search for life after injuries

    Seeing Madison Merdian at practice after school throwing a shot put has Polo girls track and field coach Terry Jenkins excited.
    April 9, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Softball: Amboy's offense gets rolling in win over Forreston-Polo

    AMBOY – As the Amboy softball team huddle around home plate following Wednesday's 12-2 win over Forreston-Polo, senior catcher Kaitlyn Liebing apologi ...
    April 9, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Baseball: Polo-Forreston pounds Amboy

    AMBOY – Amboy’s one shining moment at the plate didn’t count against Forreston-Polo.The Cardinals, m ...
    April 9, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Girls track: Panthers to make jump to 2A in 2015

    For the past several years, the Erie-Prophetstown girls track team has tested itself against larger schools at the Sterling Night Relays.
    April 7, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Baseball: Dukes fall to Trojans at home

    DIXON – The Dixon Dukes were not ready for the thick cloud cover and stiff west wind that greeted them for Tuesday's Big Northern West game against Me ...
    April 7, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Baseball roundup: Morrison clips Fulton in nine innings

    Fulton made three errors in the bottom of the ninth, which allowed Morrison to score the game-winning run as the Mustangs earned a 5-4 home win over t ...
    April 7, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Softball roundup: Sterling grabs first NIB-12 win in shutout over Geneseo

    Erin Stroup had 3 hits and 2 RBIs to lead the Sterling Golden Warriors to a 7-0 road shutout of NIB-12 rival Geneseo at Edwards Sports Complex.
    April 7, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Local roundup: Polo track dominates Milledgeville invite

    Polo sprinter Brooks Grobe raced to two wins and helped the Marcos win the Milledgeville Invite.Grob ...
    April 7, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Girls track: SVM scouts 2015 Three Rivers Conference

    Amboy ClippersCoach: Bob Halberg2014 postseason: Sixth at 15-team 1A Bureau Valley Sectional.RosterK ...
    April 7, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Gazette Girls AOW for April 7, 2015: Brooke Stralow, Morrison

    Morrison sophomore had 16 strikeouts and allowed only three hits in a 7-2 win over Amboy on March 31. She threw another three-hitter on Thursday and h ...
    April 13, 2015 - 8:08 pm
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