Last summer, Rock Falls native KJ Conklin took the chance of a lifetime. Less than a year later, he has memories that will last a lifetime.
The Dixon High School Athletic Hall of Fame Committee will honor the 2024 class of inductees at the Hall of Fame reception on Feb. 3 at the Post House Ballroom in Dixon.
Sterling Newman won the Oregon Thanksgiving Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2023 by beating South Beloit in the championship game.
Oregon took fourth after falling too Rockford Christian.
Trainers Oscar Hernandez and Kenny Bragg celebrated the grand opening of their new Spartan Boxing Club in Lockport this month after over ten years of floating between suburban gyms.
The Sauk Valley Community College women's volleyball team defeated Moraine Valley in the Region IV tournament championship to advance to NJCAA championship tournament in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, next week.
The Sauk Valley Community College women's volleyball team won its regional quarterfinal match on Wednesday and will play in a regional semifinal in Madison on Saturday.
Joliet Junior College announced Gary Woods II as the first coach of its new men's and women's combined wrestling program after an extended search.
Stadium Journey review website places Duly Health and Care Field second-best among independent ballparks
Big Red, as he is now known, was named as the result of a recent elementary-school competition.
The boys baseball team at Cathedral of Saint Raymond School in Joliet will compete in state finals Friday in East Peoria.
Alison Wright will be competing in Einbeck, Germany on Oct. 6 for the Gymnastics Masters Team World Cup.
The Morrison High School Athletic Hall of Fame ceremony will begin at 6:15 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, 2023, at the high school’s E.M. Cole Field.
The annual Rock Falls River Chase boat race roared past Seward's Park Saturday and Sunday along the Rock River. Racers from all over the region came in to compete with their small but high powered boats.
Local golfers competed in the Emerald Hill Golf Association Club Championship late last month, senior bowlers hit the lanes at Plum Hollow in Dixon, and the Emerald Hill Ladies Golf Association hit the links in Sterling earlier this week.
Sterling football takes the field for the first day of practice Monday, August 7, 2023.