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  • Rockets gain first regional under Bickett

    Brad Bickett and the Rock Falls Rockets broke through for their first regional championship in the veteran coach’s fifth season directing the Rockets ...
    March 7, 2017 - 2:50 pm
  • Youth will be served for Storm

    MANLIUS — The Bureau Valley Storm baseball team will be playing with some young guns this season, and they’re here with a purpose.
    March 8, 2017 - 10:34 am
  • Warriors win Midwest Hoopfest

    The Illinois Valley Warriors eighth-grade girls basketball team recently won the Midwest Hoopfest in Rockford. Team members include (front row, from l ...
    March 7, 2017 - 2:42 pm
  • Austin Powers

    Austin Wetsel won 133 matches over the course of four years at Princeton High School, ranking seventh among all-time Tiger greats.
    March 3, 2017 - 2:30 pm
  • 2016-17 All-BCR Wrestling Team

    Ben Aranda (PCHM)Weight: 170.Year: Junior.Record: 14-9.Season at a glance: The junior from Hall won ...
    March 3, 2017 - 2:29 pm
  • BCR Wrestlers of the Year

    2017 - Austin Wetsel, PHS2016 - John Barnes, St. Bede2015 - John Barnes, St. Bede2014 - Austin Wetse ...
    March 3, 2017 - 2:29 pm
  • Happenings

    PRINCETON — The 2017 Princeton Tigers Alumni Basketball Game is scheduled for Saturday, March 25 at Prouty Gym starting at 2 p.m.
    March 7, 2017 - 12:19 pm
  • Area girls receive all-conference honors

    Bureau County’s three teams were well represented in the 2016-17 Three Rivers East All-Conference basketball teams, 10 area selections in all.
    March 3, 2017 - 2:27 pm
  • Eagles fly high

    The Princeton Christian Academy Eagles boys basketball team has had a soaring season, bringing home three tournament trophies and a winning season.
    March 3, 2017 - 2:26 pm
  • Regional Champs

    Princeton High School won the Unified Division Special Olympic Basketball regional. The Unified Divisions allows two students from the general educati ...
    March 3, 2017 - 2:26 pm
  • Little Giants named as TCC All-Conference

    Four members of the regional champion DePue Little Giants received Tri-County All-Conference basketball team recognition.
    March 3, 2017 - 2:26 pm
  • IVCC women roll past Olive-Harvey

    OGLESBY — Tuesday’s Region IV District L Tournament women’s basketball game was no contest Host IVC ...
    March 3, 2017 - 2:28 pm
  • Norsemen knock out Little Giants

    SOMONAUK — The beginning to the end came quickly for the DePue Little Giants in Tuesday's Somonauk 1A Sectional semifinals.
    March 1, 2017 - 1:09 pm
  • Tuesday night sports update

    The DePue Little Giants saw their magical season end Tuesday night, falling to Newark 62-42 in the 1A sectional semifinals at Somonauk.
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 11:07 pm
  • Party like it’s 1989 Little Giants win first regional in 28 years

    SHABBONA – The DePue Little Giants captured their first regional championship in 28 years, defeating host Indian Creek 46-38 at Shabbona in 1A postsea ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 3:27 pm