• Paint the Barnyard Run
    Tuesday, July 19, 2016 7:34 PM
    ELIZABETH–The week before the Elizabeth Community Fair began with the third annual Paint the Barnyard run and walk at the Elizabeth Community Building on Saturday, July 16.
  • 18 holes of golf in 400 square feet?
    Tuesday, July 19, 2016 7:25 PM
    GALENA–Nathan Studtmann is wearing a few hats these days as sales manager and designer at First Galena Corporation, his family-owned real estate and development business.
  • Tuesday, July 19, 2016 7:20 PM
    The Pirate Alumni Summer Classic basketball game is scheduled to be held at the Galena High School on Friday, July 22 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Canoeing for the splash of it
    Tuesday, July 12, 2016 1:47 PM

    HANOVER–On the morning of July 3 in Hanover things begin to buzz in the early hours as grills are set up and patios get swept before the annual Hanover Days parade and canoe race to take place later in the evening.

  • Rowing with a reason
    Tuesday, July 12, 2016 1:40 PM
    GALENA–Anyone out for a walk in downtown Galena on the morning of Saturday, July 9 may have been surprised to see a crowd of 70 people in Market House Square standing around a lineup of seven unusual contraptions.
  • A wrestling tradition far from forgotten
    Tuesday, July 12, 2016 1:36 PM
    GALENA–Twila Sears sits at a table in the front of Dillon’s Tap with a scrapbook of photographs.
  • 2nd annual Clint Sitzmann Memorial Shootout
    Tuesday, July 12, 2016 1:34 PM
    GALENA–The high school boys basketball season may not officially start for some time, but the middle of the summer doesn’t mean there is any shortage of intensity on the basketball court in Galena, and on the fourth anniversary of the passing of one of his former players, Galena basketball coach Scott Schaber has been busy dedicating a lot of time and thought to the memory of student and athlete Clint Sitzmann.
  • Swinging through summer
    Tuesday, July 05, 2016 2:49 PM
    ELIZABETH–It would be easy to forget that the baseball season is currently at its summer peak.
  • Tuesday, July 05, 2016 2:47 PM
    Crossfit Galena, in partnership with Special Olympics Illinois has teamed with 12 workout facilities throughout the state for a fundraiser called Row Raiser.
  • Tuesday, July 05, 2016 2:45 PM
    Galena High School graduate and current University of Louisville assistant coach Tyler Wills will be running a pair of volleyball clinics at Courtside, 2095 Holiday Dr. in Dubuque. Also coaching will be current and former college players from Loras, University of Dubuque and Clarke.
  • Summer splashdown
    Tuesday, June 28, 2016 1:34 PM
    This summer the Galena Art & Recreation Center (ARC) is offering a program for children ages 9 to 13.
  • Galena graduate receives masters
    Tuesday, June 28, 2016 1:32 PM

    DAPHNE, Ala.–Galena High School graduate Jessica Cox Morris recently graduated with a master of sport science degree in sports coaching with an NCAA Compliance emphasis from the United States Sports Academy in Daphne, Ala.

  • Stockton grad earns honors
    Tuesday, June 28, 2016 1:30 PM

    PELLA, Iowa – Stockton high school graduate Rachel Cassens was recognized by Central College for her achievements in academics and athletics.

  • Podium finish for Father’s Day
    Tuesday, June 21, 2016 1:33 PM
    WALNUT–Wienen Motorsports/Yamaha/Maxxis/SSi Decals/Walsh Racecraft/FLY Racing’s Chad Wienen led the points race into Walnut on Saturday, June 18 for a race at the Sunset Ridge ATVMX National.
  • Summer concessions proceeds go to local organizations
    Tuesday, June 21, 2016 1:31 PM
    GALENA–This summer, the benefits of baseball extend beyond the field to the community.
  • Tuesday, June 21, 2016 1:28 PM
    This past week the annual Galena junior golf camp was held at the Galena Golf Club. 50 participants worked on putting, chipping, long irons and driving throughout the week.
  • Hillinois Omnium bike race finds its groove
    Tuesday, June 14, 2016 1:57 PM
    If you were out and about anywhere near Elizabeth this weekend, June 11-12, you would have seen a lot of road bicycles. . .a lot of them.
  • 7th annual Workshop golf outing
    Tuesday, June 14, 2016 1:56 PM

    GALENA–The seventh annual Workshop golf outing was held at the Galena Golf Course on Thursday, June 2.

  • Runners medal in QC Senior Olympics
    Tuesday, June 14, 2016 1:55 PM

    David Marcure of Woodbine and Jim Breed of Elizabeth were the two sole athletes from Jo Daviess County to compete in the 2016 Quad Cities Senior Olympics on Saturday, June 4 at Augustana College in Rock Island.

  • Robbie Gould kicks off the golf season
    Tuesday, June 07, 2016 2:14 PM

    GALENA–Robbie Gould, leading scorer in Chicago Bears history and All Pro placekicker, made an appearance before about 100 guests at the North Course driving range at Eagle Ridge Inn & Resort on Saturday, June 4.

  • In recognition of a friend
    Tuesday, June 07, 2016 2:12 PM

    GALENA–Dan Dahlquist has no shortage of kind words and fantastic stories about his friend Leroy ‘Tyger’ Johnson, and rightly so.

  • Flack competes at state track meet
    Tuesday, June 07, 2016 2:04 PM

    CHARLESTON–On May 27 and 28 Caleb Flack of the Galena-East Dubuque-River Ridge (GEDRR) track team competed in the Illinois Class 2A boy’s state track meet held at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston.

  • Tuesday, June 07, 2016 2:02 PM

    STOCKTON–Registration is now open for two Stockton-related July 4 events, the Stockton 5k/10k and the Stockton 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament.

  • Tuesday, May 31, 2016 12:22 PM
    GALENA–We all have memories of riding bicycles as a kid.
  • BSMS girls capture second consecutive regional title
    Tuesday, May 31, 2016 12:18 PM

    CUBA CITY–The Benton-Scales Mound-Shullsburg (BSMS) track and field squads braved the heat and wind to produce a record number of sectional qualifiers at the regional track meet held on Monday, May 23.

  • Volleyball clinic in Galena
    Tuesday, May 31, 2016 12:15 PM
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2016 12:14 PM
    The 19th Annual Jim Shaw All-Star Basketball Games will be played Monday, June 6 at Eastland High School in Lanark.
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2016 12:13 PM
    GALENA–The 2015-2016 Galena girls basketball team achieved a 3.52 total cumulative team grade point average during the season, qualifying them for the IHSA Team Academic Achievement Award.
  • Galena stays in the hunt
    Tuesday, May 24, 2016 12:47 PM

    ORANGEVILLE–The Galena Pirates came up just short against the number one seeded Dakota Indians in round 2 of regional competition on Wednesday, May 18.

  • Panthers’ bats take control
    Tuesday, May 24, 2016 12:45 PM

    FREEPORT–The River Ridge-Scales Mound Wildcats fell to the Lena-Winslow Panthers in round 2 of regional competition on Thursday, May 19.

  • Tuesday, May 24, 2016 12:41 PM
  • Tuesday, May 24, 2016 12:40 PM

    The Galena High School girls golf team and the boys golf team will participate in and be honored at the St. Matthew Lutheran Church 11th Annual Golf Outing.

  • Tuesday, May 24, 2016 12:39 PM

    HANOVER–Senior Caleb Flack of the Galena-East Dubuque-River Ridge (GEDRR)boys varsity track team qualified for three events in the 2016 IHSA 2A State Track Meet while competing at the sectional championship meet at River Ridge on Friday, May 20.

  • Warriors show their spirit
    Tuesday, May 17, 2016 12:06 PM
    GALENA– East Dubuque High School and the entire region was saddened with the loss of classmate Jordan Duerr last week, but that didn’t keep both Galena Pirates and Warriors fans from Wienen Field on Thursday, May 12.
  • Tuesday, May 17, 2016 12:02 PM

    ROCHELLE–Sophomore hurdler Paige Christopher from the Galena-East Dubuque-River Ridge girls track team qualified for the girls Class 2A state meet on Thursday, May 12 at the 2016 Girls Rochelle IHSA Class 2A Sectional meet.

  • Tuesday, May 17, 2016 12:02 PM
  • Tuesday, May 17, 2016 12:01 PM
    The Galena boys high school basketball program will host a basketball camp for incoming 6th graders to high school seniors.
  • Girls track wins 5th regional title
    Tuesday, May 10, 2016 2:23 PM
    MILLEDGEVILLE–The girls of the Galena-East Dubuque-River Ridge (GEDRR) track team matched expectations by finishing the regular season victorious at the Tri-Op Invitational held in Hanover on Monday, May 2.
  • Eastland Cougars defeat River Ridge-Scales Mound
    Tuesday, May 10, 2016 2:21 PM
    HANOVER–The River Ridge-Scales Mound Wildcats would have their work cut out for them against the Eastland Cougars.
  • Eastland continues their winning ways
    Tuesday, May 10, 2016 2:19 PM
    GALENA–On Senior Night Thursday, May 5 at Wienen Field, the Galena Pirates fell to the Eastland Cougars in a five inning shutout.
  • St. Matthew Lutheran Church planning annual golf outing
    Tuesday, May 10, 2016 2:17 PM
    GALENA–The 11th annual St. Matthew Lutheran Church Golf Outing is planned for Thursday, June 9 at the Galena Golf Club.
  • Tri-State Christian hosts annual Cow Cup Classic golf tournament
    Tuesday, May 10, 2016 2:16 PM

    On Tuesday, May 3, three schools from Illinois participated in the 13th annual Cow Cup Classic Golf Tournament at the Galena Golf Club.

  • Tuesday, May 10, 2016 2:13 PM
  • Panthers battle back over Wildcats
    Tuesday, May 03, 2016 11:38 AM

    HANOVER–As the baseball season rolls to a close and regional competition begins to come in to focus, the River Ridge-Scales Mound Wildcats could be considered exemplary to most teams in the area: They are young and lacking certain experience, but dedicated and always playing to win in close games through the entire season.

  • Galena-River Ridge play to a draw with Richland Center
    Tuesday, May 03, 2016 11:37 AM
    GALENA– Spring rain and deteriorating turf.
  • Tuesday, May 03, 2016 11:34 AM
  • Two records fall at Kansas relays
    Tuesday, May 03, 2016 11:31 AM

    Lawrence–Competing in their first Kansas Relays, a group of seven athletes from Benton-Scales Mound-Shullsburg had fine showings at the prestigious Kansas Relays held at the University of Kansas’ Rock Chalk Park on the weekend of April 23.

  • Pirates defeat Iowa-Grant
    Tuesday, April 26, 2016 11:37 AM
    GALENA–The Galena Pirates arrived at Wienen Field long before their 9 a.m. start time against the Iowa-Grant Panthers.
  • Galena-River River Ridge falls to Dodgers
    Tuesday, April 26, 2016 11:31 AM

    GALENA– The Galena-River Ridge (GRR) girls soccer team dropped a tough match on Thursday, April 21 to the Dodgeville-Mineral Point Dodgers by a score of 3-1.

  • Galena-River Ridge-East Dubuque win at Byron
    Tuesday, April 26, 2016 11:29 AM

    BYRON– The Galena-River Ridge-East Dubuque (GRRED) girls track team won the 2016 Byron Girl’s Invite on Thursday, April 21.

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