• 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?
  • Archers advance to nationals
    Tuesday, April 04, 2017 11:13 AM
    EAST DUBUQUE–East Dubuque elementary students Keaira Funston, Braelyn Kuro and Avery Morrison have been participating in the sport of archery since they were around 6 years old and are currently members of the East Dubuque archery team, part of the National Archery In Schools Program (NASP).
  • Tuesday, April 04, 2017 11:12 AM
  • Chestnut ski team finishes 4th at nationals
    Tuesday, April 04, 2017 11:10 AM
    STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo.–The Chestnut Mountain ski team completed the 2016-2017 season at the NASTAR National Championship in Steamboat, Colo. on March 23-26, finishing an unprecedented fourth place nationally behind larger resorts such as Aspen, Park City and Steamboat Springs.
  • Hyde heads to Dubuque
    Tuesday, April 04, 2017 11:09 AM
  • Schemehorn takes second place
    Monday, March 27, 2017 4:24 PM
    GALENA–Brady Schemehorn placed second in the North Central Regional Hoop Shoot which was held in Iowa City on Saturday, March 13. 
  • Warriors’ athletics receives check
    Monday, March 27, 2017 4:22 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–Fidelity Bank & Trust recognized the East Dubuque High School varsity football and basketball teams on a great season by donating $25 to the athletic department for every touchdown made during varsity home games and $5 for every 3 point shot made during varsity home basketball games.
  • Beginning by winning
    Monday, March 27, 2017 4:19 PM
    DAYTONA, Fla.–While everyone else was asking each other, “What are you doing for spring break,” Galena native Chad Wienen was simply doing what he’s been doing so well for the past few years by winning the third annual ATV Supercross at Daytona International Speedway on Tuesday, March 14 and setting the stage for another spectacular season of racing. 
  • Monday, March 27, 2017 4:18 PM
  • Shaking off the chill
    Monday, March 27, 2017 4:16 PM
    SCALES MOUND–The Scales Mound-River Ridge Hornets (SMRR) defeated the Stockton-Warren Warhawks on Wednesday, March 22 with a combination of timely hits, competitive pitching and heads up defense despite three errors.
  • Warhawks defeat Wildcats
    Monday, March 27, 2017 4:15 PM
  • Spring baseball commences
    Monday, March 27, 2017 4:13 PM
  • Pirates celebrate the season
    Tuesday, March 21, 2017 10:22 AM
    GALENA–At the end of every season, a team is able to take the time to reflect back on the shortcomings or accomplishments that they had throughout the season.
  • A fantastic run
    Tuesday, March 14, 2017 10:49 AM
    DeKALB–It was going to take more than just willpower to take down the East Dubuque Warriors who were appearing in their first super-sectional in school history.
  • WIJARA racing wraps up for 2016-2017
    Tuesday, March 14, 2017 10:41 AM
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