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  • Girls golf: Regional preview capsules

    A Stillman ValleyWhen: 9 a.m. WednesdayWhere: PrairieView Golf Course, ByronLocal teams: Dixon, East ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Smith’s four blocks not enough to lift Dixon; Faith wins

    Phoenix Smith had four blocks and three kills for the Dixon volleyball team in a 25-17, 25-21 loss to Mendota on Monday in Lancaster Gymnasium.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • High School Football: Rock Falls coach Berge suspended for season

    Rock Falls football coach Scott Berge has been suspended for the remainder of the 2014 season, according to a press release received by Sauk Valley Me ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 9:04 pm
  • Local teams have strong showing during long day at Sterling Invite

    STERLING – Sterling High School's homecoming dance was less than 3 hours from starting, but the Golden Warriors volleyball players were not standing i ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 12:40 am
  • Golden Warriors swim into record book

    Sterling swimming's 100-yard freestyle relay team set a meet record at the United Township Sprint Invite on Saturda.
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 12:38 am
  • Williams runs to second at Freeport

    Rock Falls runner Seth Williams finished second overall at the Freeport Invitiational with a time of 15:35.58 in the 3-mile course.
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 12:38 am
  • SportShorts for Monday, October 6, 2014

    OUTDOORSFall Fun 5K walk/runChrist Lutheran School Booster Club will hold the fifth annual Fall Fun ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 12:37 am
  • Football: Amboy plays keep-away to beat Panthers

    PROPHETSTOWN – One of the best ways to stop an explosive offense is to play keep-away. The Amboy Clippers would've won every game of keep-away ever on ...
    Oct. 4, 2014 - 1:12 am
  • Dukes bounce back from loss to beat Winnebago

    DIXON – Dave Smith and the Dixon football coaches had a laundry list of concerns heading into Friday night’s game against Winnebago. The Dukes respon ...
    Oct. 4, 2014 - 1:10 am
  • High school football: Sterling sinks Pirates with four takeaways

    STERLING – By the time the third quarter began, Rafael Escalante hadn't touched the football in nearly 30 minutes. He wanted to get his hands on one.
    Oct. 4, 2014 - 1:12 am
  • Marcos no match for high-powered Wildcatz

    LANARK – Eastland-Pearl City was at less than full strength, but it was hard to tell that for much of Friday's game against Polo.
    Oct. 4, 2014 - 1:09 am
  • Football back in Prophetstown

    PROPHETSTOWN – Jack Bauer remembers vividly watching football games in his hometown, dreaming of one day being out under those lights on Mosher Field, ...
    Oct. 4, 2014 - 1:07 am
  • Football roundup: Drake Davis and Storm pass over Morrison

    Drake Davis threw for 216 yards and three touchdowns to lead Bureau Valley to a 45-6 win over visiting Morrison in Three Rivers North play in Manlius.
    Oct. 4, 2014 - 1:12 am
  • Newman guaranteed playoff spot with win

    Newman guaranteed its spot in the playoffs after collecting its sixth win after a 50-0 road win over Riverdale in Three Rivers North play.
    Oct. 4, 2014 - 1:06 am
  • High school football: Forreston remains undefeated

    LENA – On Forreston’s second play from scrimmage, a 25-yard touchdown run by Robert DeVries was called back for a holding penalty. That was all that w ...
    Oct. 4, 2014 - 1:06 am

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