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Bass Fishing Tournament Scheduled for Saturday in Dixon has been Postponed

The Sauk Valley Bass Club and the Dixon Park District will be cancelling their Bass Fishing Tournament scheduled for Lowell Park in Dixon, Illinois this Saturday because of the high waters on the Rock River. The event will now be held on Saturday June 30th from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lowell Park in…read more »

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Zumdahl Named Boys Basketball Coach at Eastland High School

Last night at the Eastland board meeting the Board of Education approved the hiring of Tyler Zumdahl as the new Eastland Boys Basketball Head Coach. Coach Zumdahl graduated from Eastland in 2009.  While at Eastland, he played 4 years of Football, Basketball and Baseball.  Tyler was a standout athlete in all sports he played. After…read more »

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Elks Fishing Derby Coming to Dixon on Saturday July 7th

As we continue this week to spotlight sporting activities during the 54th Annual Dixon Petunia Festival, we spotlight the Annual Elk’s Fishing Derby. This event will be held on Saturday July 7th from 8am-10am at the North Side of the Rock River between the Peoria and Galena Avenue bridges. Registration is from 7am-8am with the…read more »

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Kyle Zick Named Head Football Coach at Forreston High School

Forreston High School has announced that Kyle Zick will become the new Head Football Coach of the Cardinals. Zick replaces Denny Diduch who left Forreston after 10 years to become an Assistant Coach at Rockford Guilford. Zick, who also serves as the Athletic Director at Forreston, has been the Defensive Coordinate at Forreston since the…read more »

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2nd Annual Sand Volleyball Tournament is Coming on July 7th

As we continue this week to spotlight sporting activities during the 54th Annual Dixon Petunia Festival, we spotlight the 2nd Annual Sand Volleyball Tournament. This event will be held on Saturday July 7th at Plum Hollow in Dixon beginning at 8:30am. This is a blind draw adult co-ed volleyball tournament. The cost is $25 per…read more »

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Dixon Petunia Festival Bags Tournament to be held on July 4th

The Dixon Petunia Festival will be holding a Bags Tournament on Wednesday July 4th along the Dixon Riverfront. The entry fee for the Social Division is $30 per team and the entry fee for the Competitive Division is $60. All teams in both divisions will be guaranteed to play at least four games with every…read more »