Author Archives: Sam Ramirez

Dixon Bowling Sweeps LP and Sterling

Dixon Bowling Sweeps LP and Sterling

In Boys Bowling, the Dixon Dukes come out on top of the Sterling Golden Warriors Monday night at Plum Hollow by a score of 3138-2885. Dixon was led by senior Jon Rivera who led both high game and high series with a 257 game and 583 series. Rivera was called up to bowl varsity last…Read more »

Papoccia Retires After 39 Seasons at Newman

Papoccia Retires After 39 Seasons at Newman

Newman Central Catholic Head Football Coach Mike Papoccia announced his retirement on Sunday night after 39 seasons as Head Coach of the Comets. Papoccia made the announcement at the end of the year football banquet. Papoccia finishes with a record of 340-99 as Head Coach of the Comets including a 65-25 record in the IHSA…Read more »

AP- Illinois High School Boys Basketball Rankings 12/6/18

AP- Illinois High School Boys Basketball Rankings 12/6/18

The season’s first poll is out. Here are the rankings of Illinois high school boys basketball teams in each class, according to an Associated Press panel of sportswriters: Class 4A No. Team W-L Pts Prv 1. Belleville West (8) 6-0 89 – 2. Whitney Young (1) 2-0 81 – 3. Bloomington 6-0 47 – 4. Bloom…Read more »

Local Sports Scoreboard for 12/3/18

Local Sports Scoreboard for 12/3/18

Local Sports Scoreboard for 12/3/18: Girls Bowling- Dixon def Rochelle 2996-1976 Sterling def Moline 2351-2288   Wrestling- Byron 37 Polo 33   Boys Basketball- LeWin 60 Polo 49 Eastland 56 Dakota 43   Girls Basketball- Erie-PTown 55 Sterling 46 Riverdale 59 Morrison 36 Bureau Valley 57 Princeton 46 Rockford Lutheran 57 Rockford Christian 31Read more »

Dixon Dukes Local Sports Weekend Recap

Dixon Dukes Local Sports Weekend Recap

Dixon Dukes Local Sports Weekend Recap: Girls Basketball: Dixon 27 Byron 23 Dixon (5-1, 1-0) opened up Big Northern Conference action with a win over Byron at Lancaster Gym. Boys Basketball: Rock Falls 43 Dixon 40 Rock Falls Senior Dylan Leaf drained a three-point shot with 0.4 seconds left to give the Rockets (5-0) win…Read more »