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Class AA boys met in at Emerald Hill in Sterling Monday, Oct. 3, 2022 for a chance to compete in the IHSA state golf tournament.
Sterling's Dale Johnson took third out of 292 runners at the Peoria Cross Country Invite, and the Sterling swimming & diving team topped a six-team field at the UT Sprint Invite.
All the scores and links for Week 6 of the 2022 high school football season
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.
As the Rock Falls Rockets try to build the football program under Kevin Parker, there’s one thing the fourth-year head coach has learned to appreciate more than anything else: his players’ versatility.
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.
It was a big day for Dixon girls golf at the Class 1A Rock Falls Regional on Thursday at Deer Valley Golf Club, as well as for three Sauk Valley area individuals who kept their state championship hopes alive for at least one more week.
Girls regional golf action in Rock Falls Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022.
In the Big Northern Conference, there are no weeks off. The Rock Falls Rockets are finding that out firsthand.After losses to Stillman Valley, Winnebago, Rockford Lutheran and Genoa-Kingston the last four weeks, defending Class 3A state champion Byron is on tap this Friday night.
The Ottawa boys golf team won the Class 2A Mendota Regional on Wednesday, while La Salle-Peru and Mendota also advanced as teams to the Sterling Sectional. Dixon, Rock Falls and Sterling advanced individual golfers.
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.
When the Rockets are at their best, back-row players are diving all over the court and front-row players are turning those saves into points. The Rock Falls defense was on full display in the second set Tuesday night against Winnebago in a 25-15, 25-19 Rockets win at Tabor Gym.
Rock Falls beats Winnebago in straight sets Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022.
Two weeks after finishing second on the same course, Rock Falls' Hana Ford won the Rock River Run on Saturday at Hoover Park in Sterling, while the Dixon Duchesses placed nine runners in the top 50 to win the team title by 85 points.
All the scores and links for Week 5 of the 2022 high school football season