Stories about Erie-Prophetstown high school sports
The Dixon boys golf team finished fourth at the Salley Wessels Invite at Sunset in Mt. Morris on Saturday, while Dixon girls golfer Katie Drew tied for second individually and the Sterling girls took third at the Geneseo Invite.
Amboy beats the No. 1 team in 8-man football; Erie-Prophetstown edges out Rockridge; Milledgeville rolls on the road
The Newman volleyball team rallied from a first-set deficit, then used that momentum to build a lead in the second set of a 25-23, 25-20 win over Princeton on Thursday night in a match between previously undefeated Three Rivers East teams at Prouty Gym.
The Sauk Valley volleyball team won in four sets on the road Wednesday to improve its record to 15-1. Newman boys golf won a tough triangular for the second straight day, and two Newman girls golfers placed in the top 10 at the Three Rivers Meet.
A look at Week 4 games around the Sauk Valley
The Sterling volleyball team picked up a two-set win; Newman's boys golfers narrowly beat Riverdale and Rockridge; the Sterling soccer team defeated Alleman; and the Newman and Dixon girls tennis teams both won.
After missing the final two games of the spring and the first two games of the fall, Sterling wide receiver Carter Ryan made an immediate impact on his return Week 3 against Galesburg, snagging a touchdown catch on the third play of the game.
The Sterling volleyball team swept a pair of Western Big 6 matches on Saturday, while Dixon boys soccer shut out Alleman, Amboy golf took second at Kewanee, and Sauk tennis improved to 2-0.
Early scores and strong defense lifted Erie-Prophetstown to a 55-0 win over Sherrard on Saturday, the Panthers' first win of the season after a pair of close losses.
The Sterling volleyball team won on the road, while Rock Falls won at home to improve to 10-0. Dixon and Newman volleyball also picked up road victories on Thursday.