Dispatch/Argus sports writers Daniel Makarewicz and Marc Nesseler pick their Western Big Six fastasy teams and announce a viewer contest. They also preview this week's big high school football match-ups. Watch the Press Box and check out Thursday and Friday's Dispatch/Argus for details on ho…
Dispatch/Argus sports writers Marc Nesseler and Daniel Makarewicz recap week one and preview week two of the 2016 high school football season in this week's edition of The Press Box.
The Cubs lost the NLCS in 4 straight games to the New York Mets on Wednesday night but these fans won't hang their heads for long.
Illinois boys and girls teams were triumphant in the Iowa-Illinois Senior All-Star Basketball Showcase at Augustana College, Monday, March 23, 2015.
Mercer County finished second to Dakota (57-12) in the Class 1A Illinois State Team Dual Championship Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at the U.S. Cellular Coliseum, Bloomington. (Photos by Meg McLaughlin - Dispatch/Argus)
Prophetstown defeated Annawan 50-37 in the IHSA Class 1A Super-Sectional in Oglesby, IL on Monday, February 23, 2015.
The Geneseo Maple Leafs defeat the Dekalb Barbs 21-7 on Friday, October 24, 2014. The win capped Geneseo's perfect 9-0 season.
United Township High School won two matches against against Davenport North, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, at United Township High School.
The Quad Cities Marathon Sept. 28, 2014. Photos by Dispatch/Argus photographers Todd Welvaert and Todd Mizener.
Tipton freshman Clay Bohlmann placed third in the 1,600 at the Class 2A state meet Saturday in Des Moines.
Annawan-Wethersfield's Kennedy Anderson earned three state medals after impressive performances in the distance events. Sherrard had four state medalists and Fulton's Lauren Mahoney was on the podium twice.
Northeast senior Ellie Rickertsen finished her career as a five-time state champion with a repeat victory in the Class 2A 100 hurdles Saturday in Des Moines.
Illinois returns most of its team next season, and aims to improve on the team's early exit in 2022.
College football is a wonderful mess, as usual.
CARROLL — Jamie Pollard plucked a set of observations from the distant past to help frame his current assessment of the state of college athletics.
One word Megan Rapinoe used was "massive."
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Justin Thomas wrapped his arms around the 27-pound Wanamaker Trophy after winning his second PGA Championship, and thousands of fans ringing the 18th green amid the setting sun at Southern Hills showered him in adulation.
Images from the PGA Championship.
Ryan Blaney is talking about framing the window net from his No. 12 Ford, the one he somehow got secured enough to run two extra laps and win NASCAR's All-Star race and $1 million.