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  • Girls basketball: No. 1 Prophets beat No. 2 Bravettes

    PROPHETSTOWN – Time must of stopped for everyone but Corrie Reiley with a minute left in the third quarter of Wednesday's showdown between Prophetstow ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 1:30 am
  • Rockets use pins to handle Dukes

    ROCK FALLS – With a depleted upperweight roster coming into Wednesday's Big Northern meet against Dixon, the big boys were left with taking care of bu ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Storm, Raiders still perfect

    The Bureau Valley boys basketball team remained undefeated Wednesday, cruising past Annawan 67-38 in a nonconference road game. Parker Neuhalfen hit ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Girls basketball: Oregon pulls away from Rockets

    ROCK FALLS – Without having to do any other analysis, Tuesday's game between the Rock Falls and Oregon Hawks came down to one simple basketball princi ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 12:27 am
  • Khuntangta’s win gives Golden Warriors boost

    STERLING – Sterling's wrestling team was in need of a spark, and that spark came from junior Jonah Khuntangta.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 12:27 am
  • Boys basketball: Oregon's Otten clutch in win over Rock Falls

    ROCK FALLS – Oregon shooting guard Trevor Otten couldn't find his shot in the first half of Tuesday's game against Rock Falls in Tabor Gym.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Basketball roundup: Sterling loses on buzzer-beater

    Ivan Morrow's twisting layup at the buzzer proved to be the difference in Alleman's 54-53 victory against Sterling on Tuesday night in Rock Island.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • Prep roundup: Comets win pair of duals

    The Newman wrestling team won a pair of home 45-27 decisions on Tuesday night, against Rockridge and Orion.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • Boys swimming: Sterling deep with talent in 2015

    Lucas Campbell looked around the pool deck at the Duis Center on Monday afternoon, taking in the organized chaos of team picture day.
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 9:15 am
  • 2014-15 Boys Swimming Capsules

    Byron TigersCoach: Julia Rudzinski (1st season)2013-14 postseason: 3rd at 12-team Rockford Jefferson ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Prep roundup: Cougars come back on Comets

    The Eastland Cougars rallied for a nonconference win in Lanark on Monday, coming back from a third-quarter deficit to down the Newman Comets 53-50. L ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Sandoval sharp for Sterling in win

    The Sterling girls basketball team won 59-51 over Freeport in a road nonconference game Saturday afternoon.
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 12:30 am
  • Dixon attacks on both ends of court in win

    DIXON – Perhaps the team’s victories until Saturday had been a little too easy. Perhaps the Dukes were a little too fired up for their first home game ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 12:34 am
  • Local roundup: Sterling, Dixon wrestling sweep duals

    The Sterling wrestling team earned three wins Saturday afternoon at the Dixon Duals.The Golden Warri ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 12:30 am
  • Appleman returning to form for Clippers

    Dallas Appleman has experienced athletic glory, and he’s suffered through athletic heartbreak.The Am ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 10:49 am

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