Stories about Ashton-Franklin Center high school sports
The Rock Falls and Dixon volleyball teams both cruised to straight-sets wins in Big Northern Conference road matches on Tuesday, while Oregon rallied to win a BNC match at home. Sterling lost in three tight sets in a Western Big match in Rock Island.
Early in its third-place match against Newman at the 12-team Sterling Invite at Challand Middle School on Saturday, Dixon found itself in a challenging position, without its top setter after losing the first set. But the Duchesses stormed back to win 18-25, 25-17, 15-8.
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Kael Ryan rushed for 173 yards and three touchdowns, including the game-winner in overtime, to lead the Sterling Golden Warriors to a 34-28 win over Quincy on the road in the Western Big 6 on Friday night.
Sterling hits the road for the fourth time in five weeks with a visit to Quincy, while Dixon and Newman return home looking for league wins. Rock Falls takes a trip to take on Class 3A defending champion Byron.
Oregon’s Ava Hackman and Lexy Davis, and Polo’s Kamryn Stockton all advanced to the sectional at the Class 1A Boylan Regional on Thursday at Atwood Homestead Golf Course in Rockford.
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.
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.
Amboy-LaMoille hit the road Saturday and rolled to a 44-0 win over Orangeville in an eight-man game, while AFC lost 54-52 to Danville Schlarman.
All the scores and links for Week 5 of the 2022 high school football season
Sterling returns to Roscoe Eades for its first home game since Week 1, while Rock Falls hosts Genoa-Kingston, and Dixon and Newman both hit the road for conference games Friday night.
The Sterling girls swimming & diving team won a dual on the road Monday evening, sweeping the three relay races en route to a 94-86 victory over Freeport.
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Dixon hosts Stillman Valley in a battle of two of the three unbeaten left int he Big Northern, while Sterling hits the road for the third straight week looking for yet another 2-0 start in the Western Big 6.
The Sterling boys golf team defeated Rock Falls in a nonconference dual at Rock River on Wednesday, while the Dixon boys defeated Genoa-Kingston and the Oregon boys won a triangular at home.