Stories about Fulton high school sports
The Rock Falls wrestling team beat North Boone at its home triangular, while the Oregon girls basketball team triumphed against Hinckley-Big Rock on Wednesday night.
Oregon’s Gavvin Surmo and Dixon’s Clark Bonnewell both placed in the top 13 individually Saturday at the Rockford Guilford Sectional, and earned two of the seven individual advancing spots for next weekend’s state tournament at St. Clair Bowl in O’Fallon.
The Newman girls basketball team picked up its second straight Three Rivers East win, defeating St. Bede 46-33 on Thursday night in Peru. Also, the Eastland, Polo and Fulton boys basketball teams all won, as did the Sterling girls bowlers and boys swimmers.
The Polo girls basketball team rolled past Milledgeville at home, while the Dixon girls lost a close road game to St. Viator.
The Fulton boys basketball team handed No. 5 Rockford Christian its first loss to take the Manny's Roundball Classic title in Freeport on Saturday, while the Oregon wrestling team won a title for the second straight weekend by taking the championship in Kewanee.
The Sterling boys basketball team led late in overtime on the road Friday night, but Rock Island’s Marcus McQueen Jr. banked in an off-balance 3-pointer at the buzzer to win 64-63 win. The Dixon and Rock Falls boys, and Rock Falls girls all won on the road.
Lindee Poper had a triple-double to lead Polo past visiting Genoa-Kingston on Thursday night, finishing with 17 points, 11 rebounds and 11 blocked shots. Also Thursday, Newman wrestler Carter Rude notched his 100th career win with a technical fall as the Comets split a triangular
The Rock Falls girls basketball team doubled up Riverdale on the road, while the Dixon wrestling team dominated Genoa-Kingston in Genoa on Wednesday night.
The Dixon girls basketball team rolled to a 50-17 win over North Boone in a Big Northern Conference game Saturday night at Lancaster Gym. Meanwhile, the Oregon wrestling team won the Polo Invitational title, crowning three champions and adding four runners-up.
The Dixon boys basketball team hit the road Friday night and defeated South Beloit 49-37 in a nonconference game, while the Newman boys built a 16-point halftime lead in a 64-55 win over Hall in a Three Rivers East game in Sterling.
The Sterling girls basketball team dropped a Western Big 6 road game Thursday night, falling 65-40 to Galesburg, ranked No. 9 in this week's Associated Press Class 3A poll.
The Dixon boys basketball team jumped out to a big lead and never looked back on Tuesday night, defeating Geneseo 55-34 on the road. Meanwhile, the Newman boys remained unbeaten in Three Rivers East play, beating St. Bede 68-56 in Sterling.
The Dixon boys basketball team finished 14th at the Effingham-Teutopolis Christmas Classic, falling to Newton 59-53 in the 13th-place game Friday morning in Effingham.
The Sterling boys basketball team avenged last year's Taylorville Holiday Tournament title-game loss to Mt. Zion with a 62-56 win over the Braves on Thursday to win the championship this year.
S=The Sterling boys basketball team won its tournament opener in Taylorville on a last-second shot by Andre Klaver, while Newman won a pair of games to advance to the championship bracket at the Warkins Classic. Rock Falls dropped its opener at the State Farm Center.