• Monday, April 17, 2017 4:36 PM
  • Play like a girl!
    Monday, April 17, 2017 4:35 PM
    GALENA–When 10-year-old Harper Robbins asked her mother if she could organize a football camp for girls, the answer came simply to her mother, Marnie.
  • Broncos are rolling through NUIC
    Monday, April 17, 2017 4:32 PM
    GALENA–The Orangeville Broncos extended their record to 13-2 with a win over the struggling Galena Pirates on Wednesday, April 12.
  • Whatever it takes to win
    Monday, April 17, 2017 4:28 PM
    The 3-9 River Ridge-Scales Mound Wildcats are scrapping for wins, starting out the season with a string of losses but still staying competitive and looking for opportunities to build consistency.
  • Monday, April 10, 2017 4:54 PM
  • Pearl City is all business
    Monday, April 10, 2017 4:52 PM
    GALENA–It’s been a tough start for the 0-4 Pirates who are playing once again in a strong and competitive conference.
  • Galena answers Pearl City
    Monday, April 10, 2017 4:51 PM
  • Wildcats win pitching duel
    Tuesday, April 04, 2017 11:23 AM
    GALENA–Anyone who follows baseball knows that it is a game that includes rules as well as judgement calls and has historically been a game where results are disputed, in some cases for generations.
  • Hornets outlast Pirates in extra innings
    Tuesday, April 04, 2017 11:14 AM
    GALENA–Ever try to watch two exciting ball games at the same time?
  • Archers advance to nationals
    Tuesday, April 04, 2017 11:13 AM
    EAST DUBUQUE–East Dubuque elementary students Keaira Funston, Braelyn Kuro and Avery Morrison have been participating in the sport of archery since they were around 6 years old and are currently members of the East Dubuque archery team, part of the National Archery In Schools Program (NASP).
  • Tuesday, April 04, 2017 11:12 AM
  • Chestnut ski team finishes 4th at nationals
    Tuesday, April 04, 2017 11:10 AM
    STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo.–The Chestnut Mountain ski team completed the 2016-2017 season at the NASTAR National Championship in Steamboat, Colo. on March 23-26, finishing an unprecedented fourth place nationally behind larger resorts such as Aspen, Park City and Steamboat Springs.
  • Hyde heads to Dubuque
    Tuesday, April 04, 2017 11:09 AM
  • Schemehorn takes second place
    Monday, March 27, 2017 4:24 PM
    GALENA–Brady Schemehorn placed second in the North Central Regional Hoop Shoot which was held in Iowa City on Saturday, March 13. 
  • Warriors’ athletics receives check
    Monday, March 27, 2017 4:22 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–Fidelity Bank & Trust recognized the East Dubuque High School varsity football and basketball teams on a great season by donating $25 to the athletic department for every touchdown made during varsity home games and $5 for every 3 point shot made during varsity home basketball games.
  • Beginning by winning
    Monday, March 27, 2017 4:19 PM
    DAYTONA, Fla.–While everyone else was asking each other, “What are you doing for spring break,” Galena native Chad Wienen was simply doing what he’s been doing so well for the past few years by winning the third annual ATV Supercross at Daytona International Speedway on Tuesday, March 14 and setting the stage for another spectacular season of racing. 
  • Monday, March 27, 2017 4:18 PM
  • Shaking off the chill
    Monday, March 27, 2017 4:16 PM
    SCALES MOUND–The Scales Mound-River Ridge Hornets (SMRR) defeated the Stockton-Warren Warhawks on Wednesday, March 22 with a combination of timely hits, competitive pitching and heads up defense despite three errors.
  • Warhawks defeat Wildcats
    Monday, March 27, 2017 4:15 PM
  • Spring baseball commences
    Monday, March 27, 2017 4:13 PM
  • Pirates celebrate the season
    Tuesday, March 21, 2017 10:22 AM
    GALENA–At the end of every season, a team is able to take the time to reflect back on the shortcomings or accomplishments that they had throughout the season.
  • A fantastic run
    Tuesday, March 14, 2017 10:49 AM
    DeKALB–It was going to take more than just willpower to take down the East Dubuque Warriors who were appearing in their first super-sectional in school history.
  • WIJARA racing wraps up for 2016-2017
    Tuesday, March 14, 2017 10:41 AM
  • Knights of Columbus hoop shooters advance to state
    Tuesday, March 14, 2017 10:40 AM
    Six young athletes competed in the Knights of Columbus Regional Free Throw Championship in Rockford on Sunday, Mar. 12.
  • Hornets win another sportsmanship award
    Monday, March 06, 2017 4:21 PM
    SCALES MOUND–The Scales Mound Hornets junior high school basketball teams won the 2016-2017 U.S. Grant-Fever River Conference Sportsmanship Award.
  • Hoop shoot veteran
    Monday, March 06, 2017 4:20 PM
    GALENA–The Galena Elks Lodge hosted its annual Elks Hoop Shoot on Saturday, Jan. 7 at the Galena Middle School.
  • Staying on track
    Monday, March 06, 2017 4:18 PM
    ELIZABETH–James Breed competed in the Iowa Senior Winter Olympics held at Augustana College in Rock Island on Saturday, Feb. 25.
    Monday, March 06, 2017 4:13 PM
    PECATONICA–If this is the Warriors’ year to make a climb to the state finals, they came one rung closer with a win over Freeport Aquin for East Dubuque’s first boys basketball sectional title and a ticket to super sectionals against Chicago Hope Academy (27-3, 8-0 in conference).
  • The end of the road
    Monday, February 27, 2017 4:16 PM
    OGLESBY–For the second year in a row, the supersectionals have been the insurmountable obstacle in the Galena Pirates’ championship dreams.
  • Running Warriors
    Monday, February 27, 2017 4:14 PM
    STOCKTON–The East Dubuque Warriors extended their season record to 29-2 on Friday, Feb. 24 as they defeated Milledgeville for their second regional championship in the past three seasons.
  • Blue Battle
    Monday, February 27, 2017 4:13 PM
    STOCKTON–A low scoring game and a slow start for both teams didn’t diminish an exciting rematch between East Dubuque and Galena as the Warriors defeated the Pirates on Wednesday, Feb. 23.
  • In the hunt
    Monday, February 27, 2017 4:09 PM
    STOCKTON–The Galena Pirates opened the first round of regional play with a definitive victory over the Warren Warriors on Monday, Feb. 20.
  • Another shot at state
    Monday, February 20, 2017 4:00 PM
    PEARL CITY–The Eastland Cougars had no intention of letting Galena stroll through a sectional final, but the Pirates have had a singular focus this season and this game was another test of what the Pirates are going to need to take it all the way.
  • Galena moves forward as a team
    Monday, February 20, 2017 3:58 PM
    PEARL CITY–The Pirates had met the Freeport Aquin Bulldogs once before this season, defeating them 46-26 on Feb. 4 in tournament play. 
  • Galena defeats Stockton
    Monday, February 20, 2017 3:55 PM
    GALENA–The Galena Pirates are playing with some late season focus and took care of another conference foe by defeating the Stockton Blackhawks on Tuesday, Feb. 14.
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 3:52 PM
  • Conference champs!
    Monday, February 13, 2017 5:10 PM
    HANOVER–Galena’s fourth regional title came with a win over Pearl City on Friday, Feb. 10.
  • How they got there: Galena’s run through regionals
    Monday, February 13, 2017 5:06 PM
    HANOVER–Both Galena and Pearl City defeated teams they are both familiar with to advance to the regional finals with Galena defeating host team River Ridge-Scales Mound and Pearl City defeating Stockton.
  • Pirates topple the Warriors
    Monday, February 13, 2017 5:03 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–The East Dubuque athletic program is walking tall right now as both boys and girls teams finish off a terrific season.
  • Monday, February 13, 2017 4:59 PM
  • Firing on all cylinders
    Monday, February 06, 2017 4:44 PM
    GALENA–The 4-4 Pirates took on the 4-5 Wildcats on Thursday, Feb. 2 as these two teams know every win goes towards a better seed for regionals.
  • Plenty in the tank
    Monday, February 06, 2017 4:39 PM
    HANOVER–As the regular season winds to a close and regional competition commences this week, the number one seeded Galena Pirates faced the number 10 seeded River Ridge-Scales Mound Wildcats (RRSM) in their final regular season meeting before the post season.
  • Monday, February 06, 2017 4:36 PM
  • Homecoming Spirit
    Monday, January 30, 2017 5:19 PM
    SCALES MOUND–A Scales Mound homecoming game may appear to anyone on the street as a St. Patrick’s Day parade, but make no mistake: this is Hornet Green, and Scales Mound fans take their homecoming seriously.
  • Big Numbers
    Monday, January 30, 2017 5:14 PM
    As the girls basketball season heads towards a close and an opening of regional play, the Galena Pirates finished up a week with big numbers as they continue playing some of their strongest basketball of the season.
  • Furlong reaches another milestone
    Monday, January 30, 2017 5:13 PM
  • Winter signs letter of intent with Milwaukee School of Engineering
    Monday, January 30, 2017 5:11 PM
    SCALES MOUND–Scales Mound High School senior Erin Winter has signed a letter of intent to play volleyball at Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE). 
  • Monday, January 30, 2017 5:10 PM
    GALENA–Chestnut Mountain ski resort will host Andy Parry and the Newschoolers Tell A Friend Tour (TAFT) on Feb. 4-5.
  • Monday, January 30, 2017 5:07 PM
  • Pirates girls rout Panthers
    Monday, January 23, 2017 4:34 PM
    GALENA–Friday was the beginning of a long weekend of play between the towns of Galena and Lena-Winslow.
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