• Pirates excited to get going
    Tuesday, November 24, 2015 11:20 AM
  • RR/SM team brings strong work ethic
    Tuesday, November 24, 2015 11:19 AM
  • East Dubuque team looking to step up
    Tuesday, November 24, 2015 11:18 AM
  • Stockton plans to be in conference race
    Tuesday, November 24, 2015 11:14 AM
  • Southwestern looking toward good season
    Tuesday, November 24, 2015 11:12 AM
  • Warren routs Orangeville
    Tuesday, November 24, 2015 11:09 AM

    WARREN–The Warren Lady Warriors routed the Orangeville Lady Broncos by 46 points, 83-37, on Monday, Nov. 16 in the Warren Varsity Basketball Girls’ Turkey Tournament.

  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 11:08 AM

    GALENA–The Northwest Upstate Illini Conference released the list of players named to the All-Conference team for the 2015 season.

  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 11:06 AM

    GALENA–At the conclusion of the girls’ volleyball season, the NIUC conference has named its all-conference players for the West Division, which is home to 2015 Class 2A State Champion Eastland Lady Cougars.

  • Pirates edge Warriors
    Tuesday, November 24, 2015 11:06 AM

    WARREN–The Galena Lady Pirates won their first game of the season after holding on to a narrow fourth quarter lead to defeat the East Dubuque Lady Warriors 55-47 in the first game of the Warren Varsity Basketball Girls’ Turkey Tournament on Monday, Nov. 16.

  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 11:05 AM
  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 11:03 AM
    HAZEL GREEN, Wis.–Division 4 runner-up Southwestern High School had five players named All-Conference in the Southwest Wisconsin Activities League. 
  • Staying active over the winter months
    Tuesday, November 17, 2015 2:34 PM
    GALENA–Winter is rapidly approaching, despite the mild weather mid-way through November, and for many, the cold, snow and fewer daylight hours mark the end of outdoor activities. 
  • Lady Pirates cruise into sectional finals
    Tuesday, November 10, 2015 2:10 PM

    POLO–Galena quickly dispatched the Milledgeville Lady Missiles in straight sets, 25-12, 25-18, and advanced to face the Eastland Lady Cougars in the Polo Sectional Finals on Tuesday, Nov. 2.

  • Stockton comes up short against Eastland
    Tuesday, November 10, 2015 2:08 PM

    POLO–The Stockton Lady Blackhawks couldn’t keep pace with the Eastland Lady Cougars and lost in straight sets 25-18, 25-19, in the Polo Sectional Semi-Final on Tuesday, Nov. 3.

  • Bowlers have fun to spare
    Tuesday, November 10, 2015 2:06 PM

    JEFFERSON, Iowa–Shirley Johnson, of Galena, and Rosie Haskell, Dubuque, won first place in the 2015 Iowa 600 Club Doubles and Singles Tournament on Oct. 17 at Spare Times Lane at Jefferson, Iowa.

  • Tuesday, November 10, 2015 2:05 PM
  • Tuesday, November 03, 2015 1:34 PM

    SOLDIERS GROVE, WIS.–The Southwestern Lady Wildcats dispatched the River Ridge Timberwolves in straight sets, 25-13, 25-18, 25-9, on Thursday, Oct. 29, and advance to the sectional finals against the Royall Panthers.

  • GHS grad continues gridiron greatness
    Tuesday, November 03, 2015 1:34 PM

    GALENA—Class of 2012 Galena High school graduate Jack Rasmussen is part of an undefeated football team at St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wis., a Division III school.

  • Stockton hands Galena early exit
    Tuesday, November 03, 2015 1:31 PM

    GALENA–The Galena Pirates (7-4) were shut down by the rival Stockton Blackhawks (8-3) in a 34-2 rout as the Pirates’ season ended in the first round of the playoffs on Saturday, Oct. 31.

    Tuesday, November 03, 2015 1:18 PM

    EAST DUBUQUE–The Galena Lady Pirates volleyball team set the school record for wins in a season with 34 after defeating the Durand Lady Bulldogs in straight sets, 25-13, 25-21, on Thursday, Oct. 29 for the East Dubuque Regional Title.

  • Teams advance early in regionals
    Tuesday, November 03, 2015 1:10 PM
  • Durand overpowers River Ridge
    Tuesday, October 27, 2015 1:55 PM

    HANOVER–River Ridge’s (0-9, 0-8) bid to win their first game of the year came up short against the Durand Bulldogs (3-6, 3-5), as the Bulldogs made key plays late in the second half, and the officials made a key call early in the third quarter, to give Durand a blowout win on Friday, Oct. 23.

  • Pirates earn ‘signature win’
    Tuesday, October 27, 2015 1:50 PM
    DAKOTA–Two playoff eligible teams played as if they had everything on the line in the drizzle and fog of the evening. 
  • Tuesday, October 27, 2015 12:19 PM
    Galena football coach Ed Freed is fond of saying that the IHSA football playoff is his team’s second season. 
  • Tuesday, October 27, 2015 12:04 PM
  • Wildcats take Hornets in 3
    Tuesday, October 27, 2015 11:59 AM

    SCALES MOUND–It took three tense and back-and-forth games, but the River Ridge Wildcats eventually defeated the Scales Mound Hornets on Tuesday, Oct. 20.

  • Galena scores 49
    Tuesday, October 20, 2015 11:29 AM
    GALENA–On what seemed like a bitterly cold evening, Galena and West Carroll squared off in a contest that lasted nearly three hours on Chuck Korte Field. 
  • Shut out in East Dubuque
    Tuesday, October 20, 2015 11:25 AM
    EAST DUBUQUE–The Lena-Winslow Panthers scored in their first possession, not even two-and-a-half minutes into the game. 
  • Hyde takes 47th at state meet
    Tuesday, October 20, 2015 11:22 AM

    BLOOMINGTON–Galena’s Kane Hyde, the Pirates' leading golfer all season, advanced to the IHSA class 1A state golf meet in Bloomington on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 16 and 17.

  • Tuesday, October 20, 2015 11:19 AM
  • Defensive battle
    Tuesday, October 13, 2015 2:32 PM

    GALENA–Two big plays proved to be the difference in a defensive struggle as the Galena Pirates came away with a 21-6 win over Warren last Friday night at Chuck Korte Field.

  • Thunder strike down Warriors
    Tuesday, October 13, 2015 2:30 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–The East Dubuque Warriors looked to go above .500 as they took on the Thunder of West Carroll Friday night. 
  • Fall youth baseball league wraps up season
    Tuesday, October 13, 2015 2:26 PM

    HANOVER–Over the course of the last seven weeks, over 30 local baseball players, ages 10 and under, participated in a new fall baseball league designed to give players a chance to continue to improve upon their skills.

  • Tuesday, October 13, 2015 2:23 PM
  • Pirates dominate Pecatonica
    Wednesday, October 07, 2015 11:02 AM

    PECATONICA–The Galena Pirates played spoiler to the Pecatonica Indians on Friday, Oct. 2 in Pecatonica, as they trampled the Indians on their homecoming night in a 43-6 victory.

  • Galena teams in top five at golf meets
    Wednesday, October 07, 2015 10:57 AM
    GALENA–Galena High School’s golf teams earn top-five places in the NUIC Golf Meet at the Galena Golf Club Thursday, Oct. 1. 
  • Wednesday, October 07, 2015 10:53 AM
  • Pirates dominate
    Tuesday, September 29, 2015 12:19 PM

    GALENA–The Galena Pirates got back on the winning track Friday night at Chuck Korte Field with a convincing 49-16 victory over winless Eastland-Pearl City.

  • Lady Pirates win on Volley for a Cure night
    Tuesday, September 29, 2015 12:17 PM

    EAST DUBUQUE–The Galena Pirates took on East Dubuque on Thursday, Sept. 24 for the annual Volley for a Cure night in East Dubuque.

  • Davidson leads Warriors to homecoming win
    Tuesday, September 29, 2015 12:16 PM

    EAST DUBUQUE–East Dubuque running back Brett Davidson turned in an impressive four touchdown performance as the Warriors earned a 34-15 victory over the visiting South Beloit Sobos on Friday, Sept. 25 in East Dubuque.

  • Tuesday, September 29, 2015 12:11 PM
  • LeWin slogs out win over Galena
    Tuesday, September 22, 2015 10:24 AM

    LENA–LeWin proved why it’s the number-one Class 1A team in the state Friday, Sept. 18 with a solid win on a soggy night.

  • Warriors handle River Ridge
    Tuesday, September 22, 2015 10:22 AM

    WARREN–On an odd evening for high school football, the Warren Warriors weren’t phased by the poor weather, the early start or the competition on Friday, Sept. 18 against River Ridge.

  • Pirates swat Hornets at home
    Tuesday, September 22, 2015 10:11 AM

    GALENA–For the first time in several years, the Galena Lady Pirates have a factor that they aren’t used to being able to lean on: Height.

  • Tuesday, September 22, 2015 10:07 AM
  • Galena handles Warriors
    Wednesday, September 16, 2015 11:31 AM

    GALENA–A big first half proved too much for the visiting East Dubuque Warriors this past Friday night, Sept. 11, as Galena raced to a 28-0 halftime lead.

  • Panthers run wild on Wildcats
    Wednesday, September 16, 2015 11:29 AM
    HANOVER–When the River Ridge Wildcats looked at their 2015 football schedule, they knew it wouldn’t be an easy road. 
  • A tough week for the Warriors
    Wednesday, September 16, 2015 11:26 AM
  • Wednesday, September 16, 2015 11:25 AM

    SCALES MOUND–The Green Bay Packers have announced that Matt Wiederholt of the Benton/Scales Mound cooperative high school football program has been named the Green Bay Packers High School Coach of the Week.

  • Wednesday, September 16, 2015 11:21 AM
    SAVANNA–Northwest Illinois Chapter of Ducks Unlimited is making plans for its 43rd annual banquet. 
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