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  • Doty wins FLW event
    Tuesday, July 21, 2015 10:46 AM
    WINNECONNE, Wis.–East Dubuque’s Ryan Doty weighed three bass totaling nine pounds, seven ounces on Saturday July 11 to win the fourth Walmart Bass Fishing League Great Lakes Division tournament on the Wolf River Chain. 
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  • Tuesday, July 14, 2015 12:38 PM
    THOMSON–The Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge has announced the 2015 applications for the special deer hunt at Lost Mound are available. 
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  • Varsity basketball: Clint Sitzmann Memorial Shootout
    Tuesday, July 14, 2015 12:22 PM
     
  • Tuesday, July 14, 2015 12:19 PM

    GALENA–The Galena Pirate alumni football team looked to defend last season’s victory over the East Dubuque alumni on Friday, July 10 at Galena High School.

     
  • Tuesday, July 07, 2015 2:23 PM

    GALENA–The first Clint Sitzmann Memorial Shootout is planned for Saturday, July 11 at the Galena High School.

     
  • Buck Hill runners
    Tuesday, July 07, 2015 2:17 PM
    GALENA–Several local athletes spent the morning of their Independence Day with a unique physical challenge: The Buck Hill Run. 
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  • A season with the champs
    Tuesday, June 30, 2015 10:41 AM

    CHICAGO–Michelle Ludwig, a 2014 Galena High School graduate, used to set her alarm so she could wake up in the middle of the night to tune in to hockey games and catch scores of NHL games.

     
  • An all-star cast
    Tuesday, June 23, 2015 11:31 AM
    For the better part of 20 years, Galena residents Bill Salzmann and Mike Feldermann have been spending their summer weekends on the water. 
  • Tuesday, June 16, 2015 10:04 AM
    WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis.–The Tri-State Elite Girls AAU Basketball teams, featuring athletes ranging from grades 6-11 and hailing from Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin, earned first-place championships at the Noah’s Ark Summer Shootout in Wisconsin Dells, Wis. on Saturday, May 30 and Sunday, May 31. 
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  • All-conference teams selected
    Tuesday, June 16, 2015 10:01 AM

    With the 2015 NUIC baseball season officially under wraps, following another stellar regular season from area power house Warren-Stockton and a Cinderella run in the post season from River Ridge-Scales Mound, the IHSA has officially announced the NUIC all-conference selections.

     
  • Tuesday, June 09, 2015 11:51 AM

    LA CROSSE, Wis.–Scales Mound standout athlete Brittany Davis has put together quite the career for the Hornets over her four years of varsity sports.

     
  • NUIC West all-conference teams announced
    Tuesday, June 09, 2015 11:49 AM

    Following a softball season that served as a complete program turnaround for Scales Mound-River Ridge, the NUIC West all-conference teams have been announced.

     
  • Tuesday, June 02, 2015 3:02 PM
     
  • Tri-op boys, girls succeed at state
    Tuesday, June 02, 2015 2:59 PM

    CHARLESTON–The Galena-East Dubuque-River Ridge track and field teams have seen their fair shares of success on the track throughout the last few years.

     
  • Wildcats top Panthers, Indians to advance
    Tuesday, June 02, 2015 2:55 PM

    LENA–Last season, River Ridge/Scales Mound looked poised to capture a regional crown as they took the Le-Win Panthers in the championship game.

     
  • Tuesday, May 26, 2015 11:34 AM
     
  • St. Matthew golf outing to honor GHS golf team
    Tuesday, May 26, 2015 11:31 AM

    GALENA–St. Matthew Lutheran Church is set to host their 10th annual golf outing at the Galena Golf Club.

     
  • Pirates bow out against Cougars
    Tuesday, May 26, 2015 11:30 AM

    LANARK–The Galena Pirates entered the Eastland baseball regional in hopes of knocking off the home team in the opening round.

     
  • Scales Mound/River Ridge tops Lady Pirates
    Tuesday, May 26, 2015 11:27 AM

    GALENA–The Galena Lady Pirates jumped out to a fast start against the higher-seed Scales Mound/River Ridge on Tuesday, May 19 in Galena.

     
  • Tuesday, May 19, 2015 12:03 PM
     
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    EAST DUBUQUE–Following impressive high school basketball careers, several East Dubuque Warriors will continue their playing careers at the college level.

     
  • Winter takes helm for SM varsity volleyball team
    Tuesday, May 19, 2015 12:01 PM

    SCALES MOUND–Former Hornet and junior varsity volleyball coach Nicole Winter will take on the head coaching job of the varsity girls volleyball team during the 2015 season.

     
  • Tuesday, May 19, 2015 12:00 PM

    GALENA–Galena girls varsity basketball head coach Jamie Watson will host the annual Galena youth basketball camp, which will be held from Monday, June 1 through Thursday, June 4.

     
  • Galena hosts 20th annual triathlon
    Tuesday, May 19, 2015 11:58 AM

    GALENA–The 20th annual Galena Triathlon and Duathlon marked a special day for many of those who played a part in the success of the annual event.

     
  • G-ED-RR girls advance to state
    Tuesday, May 19, 2015 11:56 AM

    HANOVER–As the clouds rolled away and gave way to sunny skies and warmer temperatures, the girls track and field teams from the all over the region gathered at the River Ridge field on Friday, May 15.

     
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  • Warriors top Cougars
    Tuesday, May 12, 2015 11:33 AM

    EAST DUBUQUE–Alec Monahan connected for three doubles, Brian Welp pitched a strong game on the mound and the East Dubuque Warriors steamrolled the Eastland Cougars on Thursday, May 7 at home.

     
  • Bonds forged in bodybuilding
    Tuesday, May 12, 2015 11:28 AM

    GALENA–At the age of 23, Galena resident and former Pirate student-athlete John Hermsen ventured into the world of bodybuilding.

     
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  • 11-run first inning too much for Lady Pirates
    Tuesday, May 05, 2015 2:24 PM

    GALENA–The Galena Lady Pirates couldn’t shake off a rough first inning, falling at home to the West Carroll Thunder on Tuesday, April 28.

     
  • Pirates defense quiets Thunder
    Tuesday, May 05, 2015 2:22 PM

    GALENA–The Galena Pirates have found themselves just one or two runs shy of victory more times than they would care to discuss during the 2015 baseball season.

     
  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 11:54 AM

    GALENA–The Galena boys high school basketball program will host a basketball camp for incoming sixth graders to seniors from June 2-4 at Galena High School.

     
  • Crist earns American Legion scholarship
    Tuesday, April 28, 2015 11:53 AM

    HANOVER–One year ago, River Ridge/Scales Mound senior pitcher Josh Crist was wrapping up a fantastic high school sports career.

     
  • Wildcats win with wild comeback
    Tuesday, April 28, 2015 11:51 AM

    HANOVER–The River Ridge/Scales Mound co-op boys baseball team couldn’t seem to get out of a funk as they hosted the East Dubuque Warriors on Thursday, April 23.

     
  • Local sports roundup
    Tuesday, April 28, 2015 10:55 AM
     
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  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 1:56 PM

    ELIZABETH–May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, and is a perfect time to enjoy the spring weather and beautiful scenery in Northwest Illinois.

     
  • Galena-RR soccer off to 2-1-1 start
    Tuesday, April 21, 2015 1:55 PM

    HANOVER–The Galena-River Ridge girls soccer team officially has four games under their belt, posting an impressive 2-1-1 record through four games.

     
  • Southwestern steals victory in seventh
    Tuesday, April 21, 2015 1:54 PM

    HAZEL GREEN, Wis.–Just one day after the Pirates of Galena suffered a narrow 6-5 loss to Pearl City, they hoped to put away a border battle victory over Southwestern on Friday, April 17.

     
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 11:52 AM

     
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 11:51 AM

    GALENA–After two innings of shutout softball in cold, windy conditions, the Scales Mound/River Ridge Lady Hornets blew the game wide open with a 10 run third inning to grab a 12-0 victory over the Lady Pirates on Tuesday, April 7.

     
  • Gronewold to suit up for Shrine Game
    Tuesday, April 14, 2015 11:49 AM

    GALENA–Galena senior Adam Gronewold has compiled quite the list of accomplishments during his football career for the Pirates.

     
  • Tuesday, April 07, 2015 11:19 AM

     
  • Tuesday, April 07, 2015 11:17 AM

    GALENA–East Dubuque’s Abby Berryman and Galena’s Sophie Hefel dueled for seven innings, surrendering just five runs between the two of them in a thrilling, 4-1 East Dubuque victory on Thursday, April 2.

     
  • Warriors roll over Pirates
    Tuesday, April 07, 2015 11:15 AM

    GALENA–The Galena Pirates and the East Dubuque Warriors squared off on Thursday, April 2 in Galena, with the Warriors of East Dubuque putting on a hitting clinic in a 16-3 victory.

     
 
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