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  • Sterling swimmers beat Byron in dual on road

    BYRON – Most mornings, Turner Morse is in the pool before many of his classmates wake up. Morse, on ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 10:00 am
  • Dixon makes most of rebounds to beat Rockets

    DIXON — Dixon and Rock Falls’s rematch from the Sauk Valley Shootout Tuesday was a competitive one for all 32 minutes.
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Second-half rally sinks Sauk

    DIXON – A run early in the second half lifted Black Hawk East to an 80-67 win over Sauk Valley on Tuesday. The Skyhawks led 37-32 before East answere ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Local basketball roundup: Newman completes comeback to beat Kewanee

    The Newman boys basketball team dug itself out of a big early hole and rallied for a 62-47 victory against Kewanee in a key Three Rivers game on Tuesd ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • AFC ‘D’ keeps Cardinals cold from perimeter in NUIC East win

    ASHTON – AFC girls basketball coach coach Chris Jahn had the perfect defense for the Forreston Cardinals in a 50-26 win.
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Prep roundup: Dixon wrestling handles Ottawa

    The Dixon wrestling team ventured to Ottawa and won a dual match against the Pirates, 37-16 on Tuesday.
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Dixon, Sterling both find things to build on

    STERLING – The latest installment of the basketball rivalry between the Dixon Dukes and Sterling Golden Warriors was a learning experience for both si ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 6:06 pm
  • Morrison withstands barrage by Newman’s Simpson in TRAC win

    STERLING – For a while, it looked as if Newman’s Kelsey Simpson might be able to handle Morrison all by herself.
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • Sports made bond stronger

    I am here because of my father. While that seems an obvious statement, what with 50 percent of my genes coming from him, I mean it more than just exis ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • Athlete of the Week for January 19, 2016

    Rocket senior earned his 100th career victory Tuesday, with a pin in a triangular meet at Byron. ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 12:34 am
  • Athlete of the Week for January 19, 2016

    Comets senior wrestler notched his 100th career victory in a triangular Thursday, winning matches against St. Bede (by pin) and Riverdale (by major de ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 5:52 pm
  • Athlete of the Week for January 19, 2016

    Hawks junior bowler rolled a school-record 718 series in a dual meet win Thursday against South Beloit, leading the Hawks to a seconds straight NIBC r ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 5:52 pm
  • Athlete of the Week for January 19, 2016

    Senior's double-double of 19 points & 11 rebounds led the Storm to a 53-42 win over Prophetstown last Monday. She also scored 14 points in a 54-52 win ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 12:31 am
  • Gomez, Young lead Warriors to win

    Juan-Antonio Gomez and Dimitric Young both had big offensive games to lead Sterling to a 59-40 victory aganst Christ the King on Monday at the Sterlin ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Senior’s triple-double leads Dukes to win

    STERLING – Dixon’s 66-50 victory over Chicago Christ the King on Saturday at the Sterling MLK tournament was typified by two plays late in the game. ...
    Jan. 17, 2016 - 1:59 am
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