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  • Newman's second-half explosion buries E-P

    STERLING – Once Newman's special teams turned special, a close game against Erie-Prophetstown turned into a runaway.
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 1:08 am
  • Interceptions hurt Rockets in BNC West loss to Trojans

    ROCK FALLS – Turnovers cost more than just a possession, at least in most cases. It also means a change in momentum, and can lead to a snowball effect ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 1:09 am
  • HSFB: Geneseo rushing attack grinds down Sterling

    GENESEO – Sterling's top cornerback Logan Cheshire replayed the play in his mind, but there was nothing he could do.
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 1:09 am
  • Aquin’s offense proves to be as good as advertised

    MILLEDGEVILLE – There were many reasons why Milledgeville simply didn’t want to lose Friday night’s game against Freeport Aquin. But with their playof ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 1:09 am
  • Oregon senior steps up twice in fourth quarter

    OREGON – Oregon desperately needed a big play Friday in the second half of its Big Northern West game against Winnebago.
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 1:08 am
  • Many doctors in the house

    If this old sportswriter has a heart attack while covering a high school football game, I hope it's at a Newman game.
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 1:09 am
  • Dukes seal fifth win by stopping conversion

    DIXON – Friday was Cody Mighell’s birthday, and without a doubt, he was given plenty of presents.But ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 1:03 am
  • Marcos roll on road

    The Polo Marcos dominated every phase of the game Friday in a 55-0 road victory over NUIC Upstate foe Orangeville.
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 1:04 am
  • Football: Storm shut down Clippers

    The Bureau Valley Storm kept their playoff hopes alive in a big way Friday night, scoring early and often in a 46-12 Three Rivers North victory in Amb ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 1:02 am
  • Locals to be inducted into national wrestling hall of fame

    There was once a time ex-Rock Falls and Newman wrestling coach Rich Montgomery spent a lot of time yelling at Tony Licocci, a legendary official.
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 12:55 am
  • HSQA: Dixon swimmer Kylie Shaw

    Dixon freshman swims on the Byron co-op team. She swims the distance events, anchors the 400 freestyle relay, and plays the trumpet.
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 12:53 am
  • So, why don’t the Rockets win?

    The question pops at least once every fall, and this year it came on Tuesday from Sauk Valley Media's managing editor Jeff Rogers.
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 12:53 am
  • High School Golf: Sectional preview capsules

    2A Grayslake SectionalWhen: 9 a.m. MondayWhere: Stonewall Orchard Golf Club, GrayslakeRegional team ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 12:51 am
  • Weather prime for deer hunting

    Another week of beautiful fall weather has come to pass, and I can't decide if I'm going to be upset that the summer is over or happy about all that i ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Dixon’s Smith only concerned with beating Stillman

    Dave Smith is on the verge of a personal milestone heading into this week's game at Stillman Valley.
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:53 pm
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