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  • Nunn’s 25 leads Illini past Northwestern

    EVANSTON, Ill. – Kendrick Nunn had a career-high 25 points, including four straight free throws in the final 7.5 seconds, and Illinois held off Northw ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • IHSA director plans to retire in 2016

    BLOOMINGTON (AP) — The executive director of the Illinois High School Association says he plans to retire in January 2016.
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 9:29 am
  • Boys basketball: Neuhalfen scores 37 in win over Newman

    MANLIUS – The selling points were simple. Bureau Valley was undefeated and on top of the Three Rivers East standings.
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Boys basketball: Dolan, Lutheran outlast Dixon in battle of top BNC teams

    ROCKFORD – Ryan Dolan spent much of the first three quarters of Tuesday's Big Northern West game between Dixon and Lutheran hanging around the perimet ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • Girls basketball: Long layoff knocks Sterling off its stride in loss to DeKalb

    STERLING – Two weeks ago, the Sterling Golden Warriors were on a roll, capped by a runner-up finish at the Dixon tournament.
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • Boys basketball: Rockets gain confidence in close loss

    ROCK FALLS – Tuesday's secret word at Tabor Gym was confidence. Mendota coach Jan Thompson had supreme confidence in his veteran guards to manage a ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • Polo takes early lead, never looks back in win over AFC

    ASHTON – To hear Ashton-Franklin Center basketball coach Russ Zick tell it, you’d think his Raiders see Polo in their sleep.
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • Pretzels nip Warriors

    Sterling Thornton scored 14 points, and Ethan Sanford added 12 for Sterling in a 57-51 loss at Freeport on Tuesday night.
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Hawkeyes hold off Golden Gophers

    Jarrod Uthoff's pull-up jumper with 3.5 seconds left Tuesday lifted Iowa to a 77-75 victory over Minnesota in Minneapolis, sealed when DeAndre Mathieu ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Dukes, Duchesses bowl to wins

    Emily Quaco had a big night to lead the Dixon girls bowling team to a 3,373-2,864 win at Mendota on Tuesday.
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Sportshorts for Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2014

    The 2015 Morrison "Mad House" boys basketball tournament will be held at Morrison High School and junior high will start at 8 a.m. on March 7.
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • NFL: Fox not the answer for Bears

    When Ernie Accorsi took over as general manager of the New York Giants in 1998, John Fox was in his second season as the team’s defensive coordinator. ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • College football: Ohio State could fuel impending Big Ten renaissance

    Ohio State’s thrashing of Oregon in the title game was more than just an ego boost for the Big Ten.I ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Jan. 14, 2015 Gazette girl: Rachel Cobert, Erie junior

    Erie junior scored 44 points in three games at the Lena-Winslow tournament over the weekend, including a 20-point performance in Friday's 54-40 win ov ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • Jan. 14, 2015 Telegraph boy: Isaiah Roby, Dixon junior

    Dixon junior recorded his second triple-double of the season last Monday against Mendota, scoring 20 points, pulling down 11 rebounds and blocking 10 ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 12:26 am
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