The Newman volleyball team defeated St. Bede in straight sets Tuesday to stay undefeated in the Three Rivers East, while Sterling lost to Moline in a Western Big 6 road match. Erie-Prophetstown's boys and girls cross country teams both took second place at the Three Rivers Meet.
Oregon seized control of its Tuesday night Big Northern Conference match right away, led by a big first set from senior Liz Mois. When Dixon threatened to win the second set, junior Kenna Wubbena sealed the deal, notching back-to-back kills to close out a 25-19, 26-24 victory.
When the Rockets are at their best, back-row players are diving all over the court and front-row players are turning those saves into points. The Rock Falls defense was on full display in the second set Tuesday night against Winnebago in a 25-15, 25-19 Rockets win at Tabor Gym.
State statute prohibits him for serving in both governmental positions, though, so after the Nov. 8 election, he’ll resign and the Whiteside County Board will have to appoint another Republican to fill that seat.
The urgency is starting to set in for Dixon. After seeing their fourth win slip away in the final minutes last week in Winnebago, the Dukes need two more wins to become playoff eligible and three to guarantee a playoff berth in the final four weeks of the regular season.