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  • Football: Sterling stellar on offense, defense

    Despite a great 2-week start to the season, local teams dipped to 8-7 in Week 3. Four losses came in games pitting locals against each other.
    Sept. 12, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • Volleyball: Dixon rallies to beat host Morrison

    MORRISON – The second set started just fine for the Morrison volleyball team. The Fillies opened with a kill after winning the first set, and looked p ...
    Sept. 12, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • Boys soccer: Dukes overwhelmed by Vikings

    DIXON – A busy week got off to a rough start for the Dixon boys soccer team on Monday afternoon.The ...
    Sept. 12, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • Kolling leads Prophets

    Hannah Kolling carded a 6-over-par 41 to lead the Prophetstown girls golf team to a triangular win on Monday at Deer Valley golf course.
    Sept. 12, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • Newman takes advantage of Morrison mistakes

    STERLING – Everything went wrong in the final minute of the second quarter for Morrison, and Newman made the most of the Mustangs’ mistakes, turning a ...
    Sept. 12, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Comets in control of field position

    For Newman and Morrison, field position played a major role on Saturday. Newman's average starting field position in the 40-0 win over the Mustangs wa ...
    Sept. 12, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Hamblen cruises to victory at Detweiller

    Brayden Hamblen continued his strong early-season performances by taking top honors in the First to the Finish Invitational on Saturday at Detweiller ...
    Sept. 11, 2016 - 7:48 pm
  • Newton leads Erie to title

    Paced by co-medalist Madison Newton, the Erie girls golf team earned top honors at the Stillman Valley Invitational on Saturday at PrairieView Golf Co ...
    Sept. 11, 2016 - 6:24 pm
  • Polo stopped

    POLO – After losing to Polo six of the last seven times and having a running clock put on them last year, Stockton got sweet revenge against the Marco ...
    Sept. 10, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Tale of two halves

    MANLIUS – Two halves of football couldn’t have been any different as the Bureau Valley Storm suffered a 32-20 loss at the hands of the visiting Rockri ...
    Sept. 10, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Steamers pull out ‘W’

    Cole McClary's 28-yard field goal with 20 seconds left in the fourth quarter lifted Fulton to a 24-21 victory over visiting Orion on Friday night.
    Sept. 10, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Sterling offense finds rhythm to beat Pioneers

    STERLING — Sterling’s offense struggled on its first two drives, then found the end zone with the next five, beating Alleman 49-7 on Friday at Roscoe ...
    Sept. 10, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Big plays help Dixon overcome turnovers, penalties

    DIXON – At several points during Dixon’s 36-7 win over Rockford Christian on Friday night, it was clear that the Dukes could do nearly anything they w ...
    Sept. 10, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Penalties send Rock Falls backward in Week 3

    ROCK FALLS – Rock Falls couldn’t stop going backward. The football team that had a dynamic offense over the first 2 weeks of the season couldn’t get g ...
    Sept. 10, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Late Flynn-to-Boyer TD pass seals Missiles’ comeback

    MILLEDGEVILLE – With 18 seconds left in Friday’s game, the Milledgeville Missiles lined up with the ball at the 10 yard line hoping their luck at the ...
    Sept. 10, 2016 - 12:02 am
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