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Rock Falls Graduate Erin Porter Will Run Cross Country at Oral Roberts University

Rock Falls graduate Erin Porter will continue her cross country career at Division-1 Oral Roberts University. Porter was a three time state qualifier for the Rockets but says she almost didn’t go out for cross country, “I played volleyball, basketball and softball and wanted to play those sports in high school. I didn’t plan on…read more »

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IHSA Releases its Return to Play Guidelines for Phase 1

The IHSA released its return to play guidelines on Friday, which outlines how players and coaches will be able to hold practices this summer. A summary of Phase 1 says that students can weightlift, run and exercise promoting physical fitness. Sport specific drills are not permitted in Phase 1. The IHSA says social distancing of…read more »

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Dixon’s Nate Long Signs to Play Football at Iowa Central CC

Dixon High School Senior Nate Long recently signed to play football at Iowa Central Community College. Dixon football qualified for the playoffs in 2019 for the sixth consecutive season. Long said “This was a turnaround season for me. My junior season was sort of iffy for me. I spent a lot of time in the…read more »

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Stockton High School Hires Leitzen to Lead the Football Program

Stockton High School has hired a new head football coach. Matt Leitzen was hired to take over the Blackhawks program that hasn’t missed the state playoffs since 2010. Leitzen, a 1995 graduate of Stockton High School had been the head coach at West Carroll for the past four seasons. Leitzen will take over for Jesse…read more »

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