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  • Storm surge to win at own invite

    Lexie Jacobs won both throws to lead the Bureau Valley girls track team to top honors in its own six-team invitational on Tuesday.
    April 13, 2016 - 9:31 am
  • Softball roundup: Forreston-Polo squeaks past AFC for road win

    The Forreston-Polo softball team piled on seven runs early on, then had to withstand a valiant AFC comeback attempt for an NUIC East win on Tuesday in ...
    April 12, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Baseball: Morse, Springman continue to hit in Sterling's loss to Geneseo

    STERLING – Turner Morse has always been able to give himself a slight edge against pitchers when he steps into the batters box.
    April 11, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Baseball: Newman can't handle potent St. Bede attack

    STERLING – St. Bede’s Bruins always had something brewin’ on offense, and that meant big trouble for the Newman baseball team. St. Bede rapped out 16 ...
    April 12, 2016 - 8:57 am
  • Sikkema’s homer powers Fulton past E-P

    Seth Sikkema’s home run helped Fulton beat Erie-Prophetstown 4-2 on Monday. Devon Ballard also had a pair of hits for the Steamers.
    April 11, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Rockets say no-no to Crusaders

    Natalie Soltow and Payton Yanes combined for a no-hitter as Rock Falls beat Rockford Lutheran 16-0 in five innings on Monday in Rock Falls.
    April 12, 2016 - 9:41 am
  • Fulton finds a way past Dixon

    DIXON – Saturday afternoon’s nonconference baseball game between Dixon and Fulton had fewer innings than originally planned, but there was no shortage ...
    April 10, 2016 - 10:39 pm
  • Warriors get bats going against Twin Cities rival Rock Falls

    STERLING – When the No. 9 hitter in the lineup is bashing softballs off the scoreboard, it’s a great sign for one team – and ominous for the other. S ...
    April 10, 2016 - 10:47 pm
  • Big fourth inning lifts Morrison over Rock Falls in Sterling

    STERLING – A 10-run fourth inning helped Morrison bounce back from an early deficit to beat Rock Falls 16-7 on Saturday.
    April 10, 2016 - 10:41 pm
  • Hawks edge Panthers, Dukes, Marcos at own invite

    OREGON – It was a case of the sum of the parts being superior to individual star power, as the host Oregon Hawks won the 11-team Gebhardt-Worley Invit ...
    April 10, 2016 - 10:39 pm
  • Sterling bounces back from slow start to beat Morrison

    STERLING — Even after spotting Morrison an early lead, the Sterling softball team was confident it could mount a comeback. “I know our team can execut ...
    April 10, 2016 - 10:36 pm
  • Moeller caps RF sweep

    Nolan Moeller went 4-for-4, including an RBI double in the bottom of the seventh, to lift the Rock Falls baseball team to a 5-4 road victory and a dou ...
    April 10, 2016 - 10:34 pm
  • Senior leads E-P to fourth place at Gebhardt-Worley Invite

    OREGON – In a meet dominated by the NIC-10 conference, it was Belvidere North (161.5), Harlem (159) and Freeport (103) going 1-2-3 at Saturday's Gebha ...
    April 10, 2016 - 10:38 pm
  • SportShorts for Monday, April 11, 2016

    GIRLS SOCCERKatie Provo signs with St. AmbroseDixon senior Katie Provo has signed a national letter ...
    April 10, 2016 - 10:33 pm
  • Local roundup: Oregon rolls past Harvard

    Oregon erupted for 10 runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to pull out an 11-4 victory against visiting Harvard on Saturday.
    April 9, 2016 - 11:11 pm
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