Stories about Milledgeville high school sports
The Rock Falls boys basketball team missed a potential game-winning shot at the buzzer Tuesday night in a 58-57 loss to Rockford Christian in a Big Northern Conference game on the road.
Neither of the two locals who competed at the IHSA Boys Bowling State Meet on Friday advanced to Day 2 at St. Clair Bowl in O’Fallon. Dixon sophomore Clark Bonnewell finished 75th with a 1,185m and Oregon sophomore Gavvin Surmo was 101st with a 1,121.
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.
The Newman boys and Rock Falls girls basketball teams won conference games on the road Tuesday night, while the Rock Falls boys lost in Rochelle. The AFC and Eastland girls picked up NUIC South wins, and the Oregon wrestlers topped Stillman Valley.
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 Dixon girls basketball team rolled to a nonconference win at home Tuesday night, while the Sterling girls lost at home. The Newman boys went on the road and picked up a Three Rivers East victory, while the Rock Falls wrestlers won a dual at home.
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 Rock Falls boys basketball team rolled to a 79-37 win over Orion in a nonconference road game Tuesday night, while the Newman boys beat Mendota 63-43 in a Three Rivers East road game to stay unbeaten in conference play.
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.