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Byron Tigers 2018 IHSA Football Schedule

In 2017, the Byron Tigers won the Big Northern Conference Championship and made a deep run into the Class 3A IHSA Playoffs before losing in the State Semifinals. The last two seasons, the Byron Tigers did not play Dixon or Genoa-Kingston on the football field, but in 2018 all teams in the Big Northern Conference…read more »

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Kent Sisters Dominate the 28th Annual KSB Tennis Classic

The 28th Annual KSB Tennis Classic wrapped up on Sunday afternoon and it was a big weekend for Amanda and Hayley Kent. Amanda, 24, who serves as the Dixon Park District Tennis Coordinator teamed up with her younger sister Hayley, 22, to win the Women’s Doubles Division on Saturday. The Kent sisters finished the day…read more »

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Smith Edges Gebhardt to Win the 2018 Reagan 5K Run

On a beautiful crisp July morning, nearly 1500 people participated in the 19th Annual Reagan Run in Dixon. 16 year old Dawson Smith from Rock Falls High School edged out Sterling High School Graduate Jake Gebhardt by just four seconds to the win the top overall spot at the Reagan Run. Smith ran the 5K…read more »

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Youth in Action at the 28th Annual KSB Tennis Classic

The Youth wrapped up play late Thursday night at the 28th Annual KSB Tennis Classic in Dixon. The 18 and under boys doubles division finished at around 10:45pm on Thursday night. The KSB Tennis Classic crowned five doubles champions yesterday at the Hubbs Courts. Champions: 18 under boys doubles- Ryan Lawton and Jonathan Rivera 18…read more »

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AFC Raiders 2018 IHSA Football Schedule

The Ashton-Franklin Center (AFC) Raiders hope that their 2018 football season takes them back to the year 2005, the last time the Raiders made the IHSA State Football Playoffs. AFC hopes to be able to build off of their three win season in 2017 and get back to the Playoffs for the first time in…read more »

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Meyer Wins Two Divisions at the KSB Tennis Classic

The 28th Annual KSB Tennis Classic opened up at the Emma Hubbs Tennis Courts and it was a big day for Avery Meyer. Meyer teamed up with Jonathan Rhodes to win the 18 and under mixed doubles division. Meyer also took first place in the 16 and under boys/girls doubles division teaming up with Sydney…read more »

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