The Rock Falls girls basketball team picked up its first Big Northern Conference win Tuesday, downing Genoa-Kingston on the road. The Dixon girls also hit the road and returned home with a BNC victory over Rockford Lutheran to remain undefeated on the season.






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.


The Sterling boys basketball team defeated Alleman 75-35 on Friday night in Rock Island, taking a 53-19 lead into the locker room at halftime as JP Schilling scored 27 of his game-high 31 points before the break. The Rock Falls girls lost their Big Northern Conference opener 48-43 to Byron at Tabor Gym.