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  • Heroes for  History training
    Monday, June 19, 2017 5:17 PM
    Midwest Medical Center has partnered with the Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society on a training program to help participants prepare for the Historical Society’s Heroes for History Stair Challenge, billed as the ”5K on STAIRoids.”
  • Monday, June 19, 2017 5:17 PM
    STOCKTON–Stockton is planning two summer athletic events as part of its July 4 celebration. 
  • Victory!
    Monday, June 19, 2017 5:14 PM
    WALNUT–Sweltering heat and high humidity weren’t going to keep Chad Wienen’s fans away from the Sunset Ridge ATVMX National on Saturday, June 17.
  • Diving in for the summer
    Tuesday, June 13, 2017 11:15 AM
    GALENA–The 2017 summer at the Alice T. Virtue Water Park is up and running and the pace for Kristin Enright has been busy.
  • Local runners compete
    Tuesday, June 13, 2017 11:11 AM
    ROCK ISLAND–The Quad-City Senior Olympics were held on Saturday, June 3 at the Pepsico Center at Augustana College.
  • Monday, June 05, 2017 5:58 PM
    Galena High School and Clarke graduate Tyler Wills presents the second annual Tri-State volleyball camp.
  • Monday, June 05, 2017 5:56 PM
  • Monday, June 05, 2017 5:55 PM
    GALENA–A perfectly cloudless day with the first comfortable temperatures of the season provided the backdrop for the 8th annual Workshop golf outing, held at the Galena Golf Club on Thursday, June 1.
  • Coaching excellence
    Monday, May 29, 2017 4:03 PM
     NORMAL–The 45th annual Hall of Fame Banquet took place at Redbird Arena on Saturday, May 6.
  • Monday, May 29, 2017 4:02 PM
    GALENA–Galena Territory resident Sandra Fullmer made her fourth career hole-in-one on the 150-yard 13th hole of the South Course at Eagle Ridge Resort on Tuesday, May 9.
  • Monday, May 29, 2017 4:01 PM
    FREEPORT–The 21st annual Highland leadership golf outing will be hosted by the Highland Community College Foundation on Monday, June 5, at the Freeport Club, Freeport.
  • Cow Cup Classic golf tournament
    Monday, May 29, 2017 4:00 PM
     GALENA–The Tri-State Christian School held it’s 2017 Cow Cup Classic golf tournament on Tuesday, May 2 at the Galena Golf Course.
  • Monday, May 29, 2017 3:57 PM
    CUBA CITY–The Benton-Scales Mound-Shullsburg track team finally completed the Cuba City regional meet around 4:40 p.m. on Tuesday, May 22 after a long two hour weather delay on Monday night and eventually the suspension of all activities around 11 p.m.
  • RRSM falls to Alden-Hebron
    Monday, May 29, 2017 3:55 PM
    LENA–The season came to an end for the River Ridge-Scales Mound Wildcats (RRSM) as they fell to the Alden-Hebron Green Giants in the regional final on Monday, May 22.
  • Tuesday, May 23, 2017 11:18 AM
    GALENA–The 12th annual St. Matthew Lutheran Church Golf Outing is planned for Thursday, June 8 at the Galena Golf Club.
  • GEDRR varsity girls finish ninth at IHSA 2A sectionals
    Tuesday, May 23, 2017 11:16 AM
    GENOA–The Galena-East Dubuque-River Ridge (GEDRR) varsity girls finished ninth at the IHSA 2A girls sectional on Friday, May 12.
  • Hornets are outmatched against Orangeville
    Tuesday, May 23, 2017 11:13 AM
  • Galena holds off the Panthers
    Tuesday, May 23, 2017 11:11 AM
  • Regional rundown
    Tuesday, May 23, 2017 11:05 AM
  • Monday, May 15, 2017 4:20 PM
  • East Dubuque finishes strong
    Monday, May 15, 2017 4:18 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–The East Dubuque Warriors figured the best way to counter Unity Christian’s ace pitcher Alex Hoppe was to let him pitch his game and then go to work on his relief late in the game as the Warriors defeated the Knights on Thursday, May 11.
  • Warriors outlast the Pirates
    Monday, May 15, 2017 4:16 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–The East Dubuque Warriors held out to defeat the Galena Pirates on Thursday, May 11.
  • Ouch! The Hornets get stung
    Monday, May 15, 2017 4:14 PM
    SCALES MOUND–There was a shortage of “Ram repellent” in Scales Mound on Tuesday, May 9 as the Scales Mound-River Ridge Hornets got blanked by the Riverdale Rams.
  • Monday, May 08, 2017 4:24 PM
  • The Cougars keep on winning
    Monday, May 08, 2017 4:23 PM
    GALENA–The Eastland Cougars have been traveling the NUIC this season and handing out defeats one after the other.
  • Eastland rallies against Pirates
    Monday, May 08, 2017 4:19 PM
    GALENA–It looked as though the Galena Pirates might have had Eastland pitcher Emma Norton’s number as the Pirates took over a lead mid-game only to fall to Eastland’s notorious late game slugging on Wednesday, May 3.
  • GEDRR track heads to the postseason
    Monday, May 08, 2017 4:12 PM
  • Furlong signs volleyball commitment letter
    Monday, May 01, 2017 4:12 PM
    GALENA–On Tuesday, April 26 with her family by her side and surrounded by team mates, Galena high school senior Katie Furlong signed a letter of commitment to play volleyball for the University of Indianapolis.
  • BSMS tracksters return from Kansas Relays
    Monday, May 01, 2017 4:10 PM
    LAWRENCE, Kan.–From April 19 through April 22 members of the Benton-Scales Mound-Shullsburg (BSMS) track team made the annual trek to Lawrence, Kansas, this time for the 90th running of the Kansas Relays.
  • Monday, May 01, 2017 4:09 PM
  • The Pirates’ struggle continues
    Monday, May 01, 2017 4:07 PM
    GALENA–A tough week of Pirates softball and baseball came to an end on Tuesday, April 25 as the Lena-Winslow Panthers defeated the Galena Pirates in a double-header.
  • Panthers roll the Pirates
    Monday, May 01, 2017 4:04 PM
    GALENA–It didn’t take long for the Lena-Winslow Panthers to take control of the game as they defeated the Galena Pirates in five innings on Tuesday, April 25.
  • Wildcats use whatever it takes
    Monday, May 01, 2017 3:50 PM
    HANOVER–The River Ridge-Scales Mound Wildcats defeated the Fulton-Unity Knights on Monday, April 24 with the resources at hand, as a pitching duel between the Wildcats’ Micah Knauer and the Knights’ Alex Hoppe extended to the sixth inning before any scoring.
  • Area youth participate in pheasant hunt
    Monday, April 24, 2017 4:20 PM
    Now that it is late April and spring temperatures continue to rise, it’s more than likely morels that most people will be hunting over the next couple of weeks.
  • Pearl City 10, East Dubuque 0
    Monday, April 24, 2017 4:17 PM
    East Dubuque–The East Dubuque Warriors girls couldn’t find a solution for Tia Clark and Pearl City as the Wolves shut out the Warriors in six innings on Thursday, April 20.
  • Pearl City 3, East Dubuque 13
    Monday, April 24, 2017 4:16 PM
    East Dubuque–The Warriors’ boys had 16 hits as they defeated the Pearl City Wolves on Thursday, April 20.
  • Monday, April 24, 2017 4:15 PM
  • Monday, April 24, 2017 4:14 PM
    GALENA–In a letter dated April 11 and addressed to the Galena High School administration and school board, Scott Schaber submitted his resignation as Galena High School Varsity basketball coach.
  • Cougars won’t give way to Hornets
    Monday, April 24, 2017 4:10 PM
    SCALES MOUND–The Eastland Cougars improved their record to 12-2 and 9-0 in conference play with an impressive shutout of the Scales Mound-River Ridge Hornets (SMRR) on Tuesday, April 18.
  • Break out
    Monday, April 24, 2017 4:09 PM
    HANOVER–The River Ridge-Scales Mound Wildcats got the best of the Galena Pirates once again on Monday, April 17. 
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 4:36 PM
  • Play like a girl!
    Monday, April 17, 2017 4:35 PM
    GALENA–When 10-year-old Harper Robbins asked her mother if she could organize a football camp for girls, the answer came simply to her mother, Marnie.
  • Broncos are rolling through NUIC
    Monday, April 17, 2017 4:32 PM
    GALENA–The Orangeville Broncos extended their record to 13-2 with a win over the struggling Galena Pirates on Wednesday, April 12.
  • Whatever it takes to win
    Monday, April 17, 2017 4:28 PM
    The 3-9 River Ridge-Scales Mound Wildcats are scrapping for wins, starting out the season with a string of losses but still staying competitive and looking for opportunities to build consistency.
  • Monday, April 10, 2017 4:54 PM
  • Pearl City is all business
    Monday, April 10, 2017 4:52 PM
    GALENA–It’s been a tough start for the 0-4 Pirates who are playing once again in a strong and competitive conference.
  • Galena answers Pearl City
    Monday, April 10, 2017 4:51 PM
  • Wildcats win pitching duel
    Tuesday, April 04, 2017 11:23 AM
    GALENA–Anyone who follows baseball knows that it is a game that includes rules as well as judgement calls and has historically been a game where results are disputed, in some cases for generations.
  • Hornets outlast Pirates in extra innings
    Tuesday, April 04, 2017 11:14 AM
    GALENA–Ever try to watch two exciting ball games at the same time?
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