A duel between DeKalb’s Riley Newport and Sterling’s Dale Johnson developed early on in Saturday’s Sterling Invitational. The two were neck-and-neck for the first mile and a half before Newport started to pull away. He took first in 15:13.2, while Johnson was second in 15:36.7.
Riley Newport raced to a first-place finish at the Sterling Invitational
All the scores and links for Week 7 of the high school football season
Nursing a three-point lead most of the second half, Fulton’s defense made stop after stop to hold off Forreston 24-14 on Friday, making the Steamers playoff eligible.
Polo's offense races past Peoria Heights, Oregon can't get past Byron, and EPC had an early lead but couldn't hold it against East Dubuque in Friday night action.
In short-yardage situations when the Sterling Golden Warriors absolutely need a yard or two, they can trot out the Seal Package. Seal, for the Golden Warriors, involves putting H-backs slightly behind the line of scrimmage, between the tackle and guard, to serve as a lead block for a power run.
A balanced attack and quick starts to both sets helped Newman beat Hall 25-10, 25-10 on Thursday in the Three Rivers East.
The Dixon volleyball team cruised to a 25-8, 25-14 win over North Boone on Thursday at Lancaster Gym to pick up its first Big Northern Conference win of the season.
After facing several teams in a row in the Big Northern Conference preferring the power running game, Rock Falls' next foe is North Boone, a team who will air it out
A look at Week 7 of the high school football season around the Sauk Valley
Sterling has the top passing defense in the Western Big 6. Rock Island's Eli Reese is the top quarterback in the Western Big 6. They meet in a conference showdown Friday in Rock Island
The Sterling volleyball team took care of Western Big 6 foe Alleman in straight sets Tuesday night at Musgrove Fieldhouse, while Newman win at Mendota in a Three Rivers East match.
A strong block up front helped Rock Falls limit Byron's hitters in a 25-11, 25-13 Big Northern Conference win Tuesday at Tabor Gym.
Dixon sophomore Steven Kitzman and Sterling senior Maddie Pink both punched their tickets to the 2A state golf meets, with Kitzman shooting a 78 at the 2A Sycamore Sectional, and Pink firing a 79 at the 2A Belvidere Sectional on Monday.
The Rock Falls girls golf team took third at the Class 1A Geneseo Sectional on Monday, with Katie Drew of Dixon and Ava Hackman of Oregon moving on to state as individuals