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  • 1983 – a very fine year

    Gary Wilhelm came up with a cheer that was highly appropriate on Wednesday afternoon.On the 14th hol ...
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • Cross country: Running throughout summer key for fast start

    Running is running. No props. No equipment.As long as there is a surface to run on, practicing for a ...
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 9:36 am
  • Local golfers gear up for season with vacation work

    Before a high school golfer can think about placing well in weekend invitationals or conference tournaments, or move along the postseason tournament t ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • SportShorts for Tuesday, August 4, 2015

    PREPSOregon HS athletics meetingThere will be a mandatory meeting Thursday for all freshmen and stud ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Men's golf: Blackburn completes summer sweep with Rock River win

    MOUNT MORRIS – Andrew Blackburn closed out the Lincoln Highway golf tournament last month with a birdie on 18 for a one-shot win. He didn't need quite ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:13 pm
  • Youth soccer: Local pair earn spots on prestigious team

    Carter Gearing and Lexy Langloss crossed paths a couple of years ago in DeKalb, playing together in an indoor soccer league.
    July 31, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Running: Reyes fares well in half marathon

    Dylan Reyes established himself as a top-notch distance runner, first at Newman, and then at the University of St. Francis, in Joliet, over the past 6 ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Mother Nature wins again

    Last weekend was a very busy one for me.It included bait fishing, then flathead fishing, then some m ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • What did you do this summer?

    There’s a classic scene in the movie, “A Christmas Story” where Ralphie’s teacher announces that she wants a class to write a theme. 
    July 31, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • Dixon girl successful on court, showing goats

    DIXON – While almost all of the kids playing at the Emma Hubbs Tennis Classic this week would fail to understand the reference, Riley Bally has been a ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Players come to Hubbs Classic from three high schools

    DIXON – It all came down to one game in the 15 boys doubles division Thursday afternoon at the Emma Hubbs Tennis Classic. And with teams from three d ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • SportShorts for Friday, July 31, 2015

    SOFTBALLSterling Steam tryouts coming upThe Sterling Steam will be holding tryouts for their 2016 te ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Hubbs Classic finishes play

    The 25th annual Emma Hubbs Tennis Classic wrapped up play Thursday at Page Park in Dixon, as five full divisions took place, along with the conclusion ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Tennis: Meyer always on the go at Hubbs Classic

    Avery Meyer may live in Harmon, but Page Park in Dixon can be considered her home away from home this week.
    July 30, 2015 - 2:26 pm
  • Special tree at Shady Oaks

    Greg Ohlendorf smacked a tee shot into the right rough on the first hole at Shady Oaks Country Club late Tuesday afternoon.
    July 29, 2015 - 10:54 pm
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