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The Rock Falls and Polo volleyball teams won on the road, while the Dixon girls tennis team and Sterling swimming & diving team won at home on Tuesday.
The Dixon Duchesses rallied from a nine-point deficit in the third set Tuesday night to defeat Oregon 20-25, 25-20, 29-27 in a Big Northern match at Lancaster Gym.
Rock Falls beat Rockford Christian to snap a 21-game losing streak, Amboy-LaMoille-Ohio took down Ridgewood to remain undefeated and Bureau Valley rolled over Mendota behind a monster game from running back Elijah Endress.
In an undefeated week from Sept. 11 through Sept. 17, Buck led the 5-0 Pearl City Tournament champions with 128 assists, 29 digs and 14 blocks. She has been voted the Sauk Valley Media Athlete of the Week by readers and answered some questions.
The Fulton volleyball team defeated Milledgeville on Monday, while the Byron co-op swimming & diving team finished first and the Sterling co-op finished second at the 11-team Freeport Invite on Saturday.
Kyle Nabors and Steve Soucie wrap up Week 5, which included big wins for Prairie Ridge, IC Catholic and Bradley-Bourbonnais.
Another Rock River Run at Hoover Park, another strong showing for Sauk Valley area cross country teams. The Dixon and Sterling boys and girls teams and the Rock Falls girls team were the biggest local standouts on Saturday.
Bureau Valley cruised past Mendota, Oregon fell to Byron and Forreston routed West Carroll in Week 5 football games.
The Rock Falls Rockets picked up their first win since Week 1 of the 2021 season, taking the lead and then holding off Rockford Christian for a 21-16 win for Homecoming at Hinders Field.
The Newman Comets defeated the Erie-Prophetstown Panthers 20-7 Friday night at Erie. Here are the top takeaways from the Week 5 game.
Friday Night Drive reporter Josh Welge has live updates and scores from Friday night’s Oswego vs. Plainfield North football game
Hosts Jimmy Musial and Steve Soucie, along with our team of reporters and guests, bring you the latest from around Illinois high school football in Week 5
Friday Night Drive reporter Tim Cronin has live updates and scores from Friday night’s Sandburg vs. Lincoln-Way Central football game.
Friday Night Drive reporter Kevin Chlum has live updates and scores from Friday night’s Mendota vs. Bureau Valley football game
Friday Night Drive reporter Steve Millar has live updates and scores from Friday night’s Lincoln-Way East vs. Andrew football game