• Holding on to perfect
    Monday, January 09, 2017 6:09 PM

    EAST DUBUQUE–The East Dubuque Warriors defeated the River Ridge Wildcats on Tuesday, Jan. 3 in one of the closer games both teams have played this season. 

     
  • The Hornets find a way
    Monday, January 09, 2017 6:06 PM
    GALENA–The Galena varsity girls team had their hands full with a Richland Center team that played press from the beginning and handed the Pirates their first loss of the season on Saturday, Jan. 6.
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  • The Pirates keep working
    Tuesday, January 03, 2017 9:18 AM
    GALENA–While area schools were on break, the Galena Pirates weren’t about to go on vacation as they continued working on wins at the annual Eastland Holiday Tournament in Lanark on Wednesday, Dec. 28.
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    GALENA–The Dubuque Courtside Cuties granny basketball team will be competing Monday, Jan. 9 at 7:30 pm at halftime of the Galena varsity girls basketball game vs. Warren.

  • A perfect record for the holidays
    Tuesday, December 27, 2016 9:09 AM

    GALENA–It’s the holiday season and the Galena varsity girls are celebrating a perfect record of 11-0 (5-0 in conference) after defeating their regional rival, the East Dubuque Warriors, on Thursday, Dec. 22.

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  • Keeping up the pressure
    Tuesday, December 27, 2016 9:04 AM
    GALENA–The Galena Pirates defeated the Warren Warriors at home on Tuesday, Dec. 20. 
  • Still going strong
    Monday, December 19, 2016 4:00 PM

    GALENA–It’s coming as no surprise to Pirates fans that the Galena varsity girls squad has jumped out to a 9-0 record as of Friday, Dec. 15.

  • The Warriors winning ways
    Monday, December 19, 2016 3:56 PM
    MOUNT CARROLL–The East Dubuque Warriors came in to Thursday, Dec. 15th’s game a clear favorite against the Erie Cardinals in the Route 84 Holiday Tournament.
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  • Lights Out
    Monday, December 12, 2016 5:04 PM
    GALENA–Tuesday’s home opener for the Galena Pirates boys basketball team had all the earmarks of the beginning of an exciting season as the team celebrated Dalton Bauer’s victory over cancer with a “Black Out Cancer” pre-game celebration including black uniforms and team introductions under spotlight.
  • The Wildcats get back on track
    Monday, December 12, 2016 5:01 PM

    HANOVER–After dropping their last three games, the River Ridge Wildcats got back on track by defeating the West Carroll Thunder on Thursday, Dec. 8.

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  • Pirates continue tradition of accepting challenges
    Tuesday, December 06, 2016 12:05 PM

    Galena Pirates head coach Scott Schaber has kept busy in the off season preparing for his third year with Galena bringing a 16-14 record from last season.

  • Warriors continue to  improve every day
    Tuesday, December 06, 2016 12:04 PM
    East Dubuque head coach Eric Miller enters his ninth year of coaching the Warriors who finished the 2015-2016 season with a record of 22-9.
  • Warren returns five seniors
    Tuesday, December 06, 2016 12:03 PM

    The Warren Warriors introduce Brad Dunlap as head coach for his first year guiding the Warriors.

  • Wildcats stress flexibility and adjustment
    Tuesday, December 06, 2016 12:01 PM

    Coach Shean Albrecht returns for his 13th year at the helm of River Ridge basketball carrying a 193-145 career record and a 19-9 record from 2015 as well as a number 1 seed going into regionals at the end of last season.

  • Blackhawks hope to be consistent playmakers
    Tuesday, December 06, 2016 11:59 AM
    The Stockton Blackhawks begin their third year with coach John Hammann after a 13-19 2015 record.
  • The Hornets continue developing talent
    Tuesday, December 06, 2016 11:58 AM

    The Hornets finished last season at 5-8 in conference, good enough for a sixth place finish, but coach Erik Kudronowicz, in his 11th year, has every reason to be optimistic.

  • Southwestern strives to overcome limitations
    Tuesday, December 06, 2016 11:56 AM

    Coach Clinton Nemitz takes on his fourth year of coaching the Wildcats, coming off a 14-11 record in 2015 alongside assistant coaches Blake Martin, Dave Wills and Matt Tranel.

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  • Pirates pursue the ultimate goal
    Monday, November 28, 2016 5:20 PM
    Galena coach Jamie Watson returns for his seventh year as coach for the Pirates bringing a terrific 28-3 record from 2015 and trophy case of accolades for his team including a regional championship and the team’s first sectional championship in three decades.
  • East Dubuque hopes to up the tempo
    Monday, November 28, 2016 5:17 PM

    The East Dubuque girls basketball team comes in to 2016 after a 15-12 season in 2015 to begin coach Jared Deutsch’s sixth year leading the Warriors.

  • Wildcats return a core of hard workers
    Monday, November 28, 2016 5:16 PM
    The River Ridge-Scales Mound (RRSM) Wildcats return for the 2016 record after posting a 6-6 conference record and 10-18 record overall from 2015 for a 5th place finish in the NUIC West division.
  • Blackhawks bring size and commitment
    Monday, November 28, 2016 5:14 PM

    Stockton coach Tim Timpe starts his first year as head of the Blackhawks girls program after Stockton finished the 2015 season with a 12-3 record.

  • Southwestern stresses  a focus on defense
    Monday, November 28, 2016 5:13 PM

    The Southwestern Wildcats come in to 2016 with everything to prove to coach Rachel Evanoff who starts her second season with Southwestern.

  • Warriors bring versatility
    Monday, November 28, 2016 5:09 PM

    The Warren Warriors may have finished 2015 with only a 14-16 record, but second year coach Steve Rickert still returns with a team of experienced players after losing all conference center Autumn Stiefel and guard Allison Kubat to graduation.

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  • NUIC all conference football team
    Monday, November 28, 2016 5:04 PM
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  • Local golfers play for PINK
    Monday, November 14, 2016 5:11 PM

    Galena Golf Club and Eagle Ridge Golf were well represented in a Play For PINK tournament held in Naples, Fla., Nov. 1, 2 and 3.

  • Chestnut earns high mark from Transworld
    Monday, November 14, 2016 5:06 PM

    GALENA–Chestnut Mountain Resort, Galena, announces that it is listed number two in the list of Top 5 Midwest Parks in 2016 by Transworld Snowboarding.

  • A season cut short
    Monday, November 07, 2016 5:30 PM

    LANARK–The Galena Pirates entered last Thursday’s sectional finals against Eastland with momentum and high expectations.

  • Success in the semi-finals
    Monday, November 07, 2016 5:24 PM

    LANARK–The Galena Pirates defeated Sterling Newman Catholic in their sectional semi final with straight sets, 29-27, 25-7 on Tuesday, Nov. 1.

  • Stockton CC finishes  with a great season
    Monday, November 07, 2016 5:20 PM

    STOCKTON–The Stockton cross country team completed their season at regionals in Winnebago on Saturday, Oct. 22.

  • Breed family sweeps charity race
    Monday, November 07, 2016 5:18 PM

    OSWEGO–Jim Breed of Elizabeth, his son, Nathan, and grandson Jett, both of Oswego, each won first place in their age division in the “Meow Mile” race at Oswego on Sunday, Oct. 30.

  • Pirates victorious in pursuit of state
    Tuesday, November 01, 2016 12:22 PM
    STOCKTON–The last time Galena met Lena-Winslow on the volleyball court was much the same: Galena previously beat Lena-Winslow on Monday, Sept. 26 by the scores of 25-19, 25-15.
  • Regionals: How they got there
    Tuesday, November 01, 2016 12:11 PM
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    STOCKTON–The 9-0 Stockton Blackhawks football team lost their first round playoff game to the Catlin-Salt Fork Storm 43-42 on Saturday, Oct. 28.

  • Galena falls to Indians
    Monday, October 24, 2016 6:07 PM
    GALENA–Everyone knows that it has been a tough year for Galena football with challenges that no one could have seen coming.      
  • Hornets split with Pirates and Wildcats
    Monday, October 24, 2016 6:06 PM

    GALENA–The Scales Mound Hornets played two challenging road games last week against regional rivals Galena and River Ridge.

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  • Warriors fall to EPC, miss playoffs
    Monday, October 24, 2016 5:58 PM

    EAST DUBUQUE–The East Dubuque Warriors, 4-5 (3-5), fell to the EPC Wildcatz, 8-1 (7-1), by a score of 24-13 in the final regular season game on Friday, Oct. 21, and missed the playoffs by one win.

     
  • A chance of Thunder
    Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:51 AM
    SAVANNA–Everything was indicating that the Galena Pirates were moving forward from a difficult start to the season having beaten Pecatonica and Warren in the last two weeks.
  • The Warriors: staying competitive
    Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:47 AM
    HANOVER–Last week the challenge was to “test and be tested” as the Warren Warriors arrived at Hanover to play River Ridge on Wednesday, Oct. 12.
  • Bittersweet farewell for RR seniors
    Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:45 AM

    HANOVER–The River Ridge Wildcats, 1-7 (1-6), received a bitter send-off from the Orangeville Broncos, 4-4 (4-3), on senior night, and the final home game of the year, as River Ridge was unable to overcome an early deficit and lost 36-20 on Friday, Oct. 14.

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