Results from Day 2 of the Emma Hubbs Classic
The Emma Hubbs opened on Monday with players facing off in Tiny Tots, 13 mixed doubles, 15 boys and girls doubles, and 18 mixed doubles.
Rock Falls senior Maya Sands has decided to head west to join the Runnin' Rebels and play her college volleyball at UNLV.
Results from Day 3 of the Emma Hubbs Classic
Results from Day 4 of the Emma Hubbs Classic
Nine teams remain playing 11-man football in the NUIC, which brings a new structure, as well as a new coach at Forreston and a new team in Fulton.
Rockford Christian, who pulled its football teams out of the Big Northern a few years ago, is rekindling its rivalries with Oregon, Dixon and Rock Falls this fall.
The 18-year-old divisions at the Emma Hubbs Classic featured a lot of names Dixon fans know. But they also featured names Dixon fans are about to learn, and some that are still a couple of years away from the Duchesses roster.
Grace Egan became the latest Sterling volleyball player to commit to a Division I school this week when she announced her plans to play for the Ohio State University
The Three Rivers has a new member this season, Mendota, and a new divisional alignment, so coaches are going to spend the fall rolling with changes.
Sterling's first two games of the fall: perennial 6A playoff team Lake Villa Lakes and frequent postseason foe Montini – and then it's the Western Big 6 after that.
After a perfect game led off his 2021 season, Eastland's Drew Burkholder put up big numbers at the plate, and a minuscule number as his ERA, to earn the title of Sauk Valley Media's Baseball Player of the Year.
Brooke Bailey, the former Dixon Duchesses basketball standout, is headed to the college coaching ranks with Hillsdale College in Michigan.
Steve Snider will take over as the Morrison football coach, coming to the Mustangs after a successful tenure at Orangeville.
Kishwaukee had the top two golfers, Sue Ellett and Kim Kester, and claimed the 98th Ladies Lincoln Highway on Saturday at Rock River Golf and Pool with a team score of +151, beating second-place Timber Creek who finished at +106.