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FULTON – Another offensive showcase and dominant defensive effort led to a 49-6 win over Monmouth-Roseville Friday night and kept the Fulton Steamers’ record perfect in the spring football season.
CHICAGO — Kyle Wright plunked four Cubs batters but still left with the lead after a last-minute call-up, Will Smith stranded the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Atlanta Braves escaped with a bizarre 5-2 win Friday over Chicago.
ELKVILLE, Illinois — The Prospect League announced the names of it’s newly-formed conferences and realigned divisions ahead of the collegiate wood-bat circuit’s 12th season, which begins Thursday, May 27.
Those diamonds in the rough selected in the late rounds of NFL drafts or signed as undrafted free agents are more like hidden gems this year.
Jimmie Johnson, Scott McLaughlin and Romain Grosjean, oh my! That’s quite the rookie class for IndyCar, which opens the season Sunday at Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama stacked with storylines throughout the grid.
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CHICAGO — Carlos Rodón threw the second no-hitter of the young baseball season Wednesday night, losing his bid for a perfect game on a hit batter with one out in the ninth inning, and the Chicago White Sox cruised to an 8-0 victory over the Cleveland Indians.
Easton Valley’s Sydney McNeil shot a 52 and was runner-up for medalist honors competing as an individual, while the EV boys golf team placed third (208 points) in a triangular Tuesday at Bellevue Golf Club.
DEWITT — As Lucas Burmeister crossed the finish line in the 200-meter dash, his teammates and other bystanders cheered and collectively raised their eyebrows.
ST. LOUIS — Joe Ross pitched six sharp innings and the Washington Nationals threw their first regular-season shutout at Busch Stadium, blanking the St. Louis Cardinals 6-0 Wednesday.
MILWAUKEE — Corbin Burnes continued his sizzling start to the season and finally got a little run support, thanks in part to his own surprising skill at the plate.
MILWAUKEE — The Chicago Cubs are concerned about a possible COVID-19 outbreak after two coaches tested positive for the virus and three relievers were placed on the COVID-19-related injured list.
BOSTON — For more than a decade Julian Edelman lived the ultimate NFL underdog story, going from undersized college quarterback to a favorite option of Tom Brady on three Patriots’ Super Bowl-winning teams.
MAQUOKETA, Iowa – After cancelling the MLRA Spring Nationals in Wheatland, Missouri, the traveling late model series will kick off its 2021 season with the busiest week on the schedule.
KANSAS CITY — Former Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid was charged Monday with driving while intoxicated resulting in serious physical injury after a crash that left a 5-year-old girl critically injured.
AUGUSTA, Georgia — Hideki Matsuyama almost turned down his first chance to play the Masters. It was a month after a devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan, disasters that killed thousands and destroyed much of the region he called home in March 2011.
CHICAGO — More than 90% of the traveling party for the Chicago White Sox got the COVID-19 vaccine after their home opener, moving the team closer to meeting Major League Baseball’s threshold for relaxing some of the protocols put in place for the pandemic.
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota guard Gabe Kalscheur announced Saturday he’s transferring to Iowa State for his senior season, the first of several expected departures from the Gophers following their coaching change.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — The brain of Phillip Adams — the former NFL player who killed a South Carolina physician, three family members and a repairman before fatally shooting himself — will be tested for a degenerative disease that has affected a number of pro athletes and has been shown to cause v…
MORRISON, Ill. – As time ticked down to zero in the second quarter, the football bounced out of Morrison hands into the grass and was smothered by the hands of the Fulton defense. It was a fitting end to a half that was dominated by the Steamers and sent them sailing to a 56-0 win in the fin…
AUGUSTA, Georgia — Justin Rose apparently didn’t get the memo that Augusta National was a little more forgiving Friday in the Masters. The consolation was still having the lead, but just barely.
HOUSTON — A judge on Friday ordered that the name of one of the 22 women who have filed lawsuits accusing Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson of sexual assault and harassment must be made public.
FULTON, Ill. — This Friday will be the final time the Fulton and Morrison, Illinois, football teams compete for the Wooden Shoe Bowl trophy and both teams want to end it with a “W.”
AUGUSTA, Georgia — While a tempest brews outside Magnolia Lane over Georgia's voting rights law, Augusta National would prefer to keep the focus on blooming azaleas, pimento cheese sandwiches and tricky greens.
LOS ANGELES — Tiger Woods was driving more than 80 mph — nearly twice the posted speed limit — on a downhill stretch of road when he lost control of an SUV and crashed in a wreck that seriously injured the golf superstar, authorities said Wednesday.
ROCK HILL, S.C. — Former NFL player Phillip Adams fatally shot five people including a prominent doctor, his wife and their two grandchildren before later killing himself, authorities said Thursday.
MAQUOKETA, Iowa — Wet track conditions and the forecast of more rain over night have led to the cancellation of the REBEL 5K, scheduled for Thursday, April 8 at Davenport Speedway.
MIAMI — Yadier Molina hit a two-run homer and Dylan Carlson added a grand slam, leading the St. Louis Cardinals over Miami 7-0 Wednesday for a three-game sweep that dropped the Marlins to 1-5 for the first time since 2015.
CHICAGO — Lorenzo Cain hit his second homer of the game, a three-run shot in the 10th inning and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 4-2 on Wednesday.
The Clinton boys track and field team placed sixth (44.50 team points) and Central DeWitt placed seventh (38.20) Tuesday at the Deac Ryan Relays at North Scott.
MAQUOKETA, Iowa – When the green flag flies this Thursday at the Davenport Speedway, it will start the second season of “The Haulin’ with Hoker” Super Late Model East Series. The winner of the Super Late Model A-main will be looking at a $5,000 payday.
AMES, Iowa — Rasir Bolton, Iowa State’s leading scorer this past season, has entered the NCAA transfer portal and will be looking to play at his third school in four years.
IOWA CITY — The train that has carried thousands of Iowa football fans from Coralville to Kinnick Stadium on games days will cease operations, the athletic department announced Wednesday.
Andre Drummond didn't even make it to halftime of his debut with the Lakers before a toenail came off and put the four-time rebounding leader back on the sideline as Los Angeles lost to Milwaukee.
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Robert Ray Marburger, Jr., 55, of Clinton, Iowa, died Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at Morrison Community Hospital, Morrison, IL. The Clinton Chapel Snell-Zornig Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements.
- Officials: Fulton crash victims are Morrison, Illinois couple
- 'Happy place' brings local artist international fame
- Campie charged with sex abuse
- Lampe given suspended sentences in drug, eluding cases
- Two dead in crash near Fulton
- County attorney's office hires investigator
- Clinton County District Court Activity
- Councilmen question limits of government's authority
- CRIME WATCH: Clinton Police Department
- School board approves employee raises