Despite a rough final round of matches Saturday at Musgrove Fieldhouse in Sterling, the Dixon wrestling team claimed the title at the 43rd annual Carson DeJarnatt tournament. Sterling took third and Newman finished fourth, with both teams boasting three individual champions.
The Dixon girls bowling team placed third at the Oregon Hawk Invitational on Saturday at Plum Hollow Lanes, while Oregon's Ava Wight took third individually. On the hardwood, the Newman girls basketball team notched its first win on Adalyn Waldschmidt's buzzer-beater, while the Rock Falls boys also picked up a victory.
For December, cool temperatures were more than tolerable for the few hundred who watched fireworks from their cars and the Sterling Marketplace, which was part of the Seasonal Sights and Sounds celebration.