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 Dixon volleyball team defeated Sycamore in three sets in a nonconference match Monday at Lancaster Gymnasium, while Amboy and AFC also won nonconference matches. The Newman boys golfers picked up a win at home over Alleman.