• Clawing out a victory
    Monday, September 26, 2016 4:45 PM

    HANOVER–Galena had been on an 11-0 run of wins the past couple of weeks, and the Wildcats had won their last three matches when Galena arrived in Hanover to play River Ridge on Tuesday, Sept. 20.

  • Galena takes another bitter loss on the road
    Monday, September 26, 2016 4:43 PM
    LANARK–The Galena Pirates played its best game of the year Friday, Sept. 23.
  • Regional teams share a common color: Pink
    Monday, September 26, 2016 4:40 PM

    Enthusiastic fans filled the gyms in both Scales Mound and Galena on Thursday, Sept. 23 for volleyball matches and to raise awareness for cancer in the annual Volley for the Cure event.

  • Pirates golf team undefeated
    Monday, September 26, 2016 4:37 PM

    STOCKTON–The Galena Pirates golf team has finished the regular season undefeated to win the regular season conference championship.

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  • Lena-Winslow brings size and speed
    Monday, September 19, 2016 6:10 PM
    GALENA–For the first two-and-a-half minutes it looked as though the Galena Pirates might have turned around its season, but then the 0-4 Pirates met its match and more.
  • The Wildcats are finding their rhythm
    Monday, September 19, 2016 6:08 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–When two young teams line up across from each other in an important conference matchup, it is best to reserve expectations until the dust settles.
  • Dakota plays a patient game with East Dubuque
    Monday, September 19, 2016 6:00 PM

    EAST DUBUQUE–Undefeated East Dubuque was looking for its fourth win overall and its third win in conference but were overwhelmed by Dakota (3-1) at home on Friday, Sept. 16.

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  • High fives for everyone
    Monday, September 19, 2016 5:44 PM

    Galena native Chad Wienen won his fifth straight ATV motocross national championship in front of family and fans on Friday, Sept. 9 at the 2016 ProX ATV Motocross National Championship finale in Mt. Pleasant, Mich.

  • Warriors take control of the Pirates
    Monday, September 12, 2016 5:55 PM

    EAST DUBUQUE–A 21-0 first-half East Dubuque lead was too much for the Pirates to overcome on senior night for the Warriors Friday, Sept. 9.

  • Pirate volleyball rolls on
    Monday, September 12, 2016 5:50 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–Prior to the commencement of the 2016 volleyball season, Galena head coach Dennis Wills expressed concern for a lack of depth and experience at key positions.
  • Lena Winslow relentless over Wildcats
    Monday, September 12, 2016 5:28 PM

    LENA–The long road to victory continues to be a steep uphill climb for the River Ridge Wildcats as they fell scoreless once again to the Lena Winslow Panthers on Friday, Sept. 9.

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    SCALES MOUND–The Scales Mound FFA announces it will host a 5K color run/walk on Saturday, Sept. 24, as part of the Benton/Scales Mound Homecoming activities. 
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  • Galena can’t stay with Forreston
    Monday, September 05, 2016 8:35 PM

    FORRESTON–A bad start turned into an even worse first half for the 0-2 Pirates who were handed a lopsided 41-13 loss thanks to the Forreston Cardinals on Friday, Sept. 2.

  • Stockton continues to dominate
    Monday, September 05, 2016 8:34 PM
    HANOVER–The Stockton Blackhawks have been favored since pre-season to be the team to beat. 
  • Monday, September 05, 2016 8:33 PM
    The Galena Elks Kick-Pass-Punt competition was held on Wednesday, Aug. 31. 
  • Monday, September 05, 2016 8:32 PM
    GALENA–Midwest Health & Fitness Center is sponsoring its 12th annual 5K fun walk/run. The walk/run will be held on Saturday, Oct. 1 at 9 a.m., at the Galena River Trail. 
  • Rolling Pirates top Wildcats
    Monday, September 05, 2016 8:31 PM

    GALENA–The bright blue warm-up jerseys of the Galena Pirates varsity team are emblazoned with the word “Unity” across the shoulders, a fitting expression for both a varsity team and JV squad working together for victory over River Ridge on Thursday, Sept. 1.

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  • River Ridge graduate earns honors
    Tuesday, August 30, 2016 11:58 AM

    DEERFIELD–Joshua Crist, son of Dr. G. Allen and Sandy Crist of Elizabeth and a 2014 graduate of River Ridge high school in Hanover, recently was awarded the prestigious NCCAA Student-Athlete of the conference honor for 2015-2016.

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  • Pirates can’t fight off Clippers
    Monday, August 29, 2016 5:28 PM

    GALENA–Opening night of the 2016 football season wasn’t short on pageantry as Galena celebrated Senior Night but ultimately fell to the Amboy Clippers 20-14.

     
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  • Jo Daviess County Longbeards make donation
    Tuesday, August 16, 2016 7:27 AM
    The Jo Daviess County Longbeards continued their commitment to youth development and participation when they presented a check for $2,000 on August 10 to the Scales Mound FFA trap team. 
  • Galena city golf tournament
    Tuesday, August 16, 2016 7:23 AM

    GALENA–The inaugural Galena city golf championship was held Aug. 13-14 at Eagle Ridge Inn’s North Course and the Galena Golf Club.

  • Getting to work, rising as one
    Tuesday, August 16, 2016 7:19 AM
    GALENA–Last week, teams throughout the area took to practice fields and conditioning rooms for the beginning of the 2016 high school football season.
  • Tuesday, August 09, 2016 11:39 AM
    Community bragging rights will be on the line as the Galena Golf Club teams with Eagle Ridge Inn to present the Inaugural 2016 Galena City Golf Championship Friday and Saturday, Aug. 13-14.
  • RAGBRAI XLIV rolls on
    Tuesday, August 09, 2016 11:29 AM
    IOWA–To some it is an adventure. For others it is a rolling party.
  • Galena youth football camp
    Tuesday, August 02, 2016 9:58 AM

    GALENA–About 50 Galena primary and middle-schoolers participated in this years’ Galena youth football camp presented by Galena varsity football coach Ed Freed, his staff and members of the Galena football team.

  • Naples Center basketball series comes to Hanover
    Tuesday, August 02, 2016 9:56 AM

    HANOVER–A new men’s basketball league has opened registration to teams throughout the region to compete in a multi-conference season and tournament.

  • Montgomery  attends Colorado volleyball camp
    Tuesday, August 02, 2016 9:55 AM

    Galena Middle School volleyball player Lauryn Montgomery attended the USA High Performance A3 Volleyball Camp in Colorado Springs, Colo. July 14-18.

  • Paint the Barnyard Run
    Tuesday, July 19, 2016 7:34 PM
    ELIZABETH–The week before the Elizabeth Community Fair began with the third annual Paint the Barnyard run and walk at the Elizabeth Community Building on Saturday, July 16.
  • 18 holes of golf in 400 square feet?
    Tuesday, July 19, 2016 7:25 PM
    GALENA–Nathan Studtmann is wearing a few hats these days as sales manager and designer at First Galena Corporation, his family-owned real estate and development business.
  • Tuesday, July 19, 2016 7:20 PM
    The Pirate Alumni Summer Classic basketball game is scheduled to be held at the Galena High School on Friday, July 22 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Canoeing for the splash of it
    Tuesday, July 12, 2016 1:47 PM

    HANOVER–On the morning of July 3 in Hanover things begin to buzz in the early hours as grills are set up and patios get swept before the annual Hanover Days parade and canoe race to take place later in the evening.

  • Rowing with a reason
    Tuesday, July 12, 2016 1:40 PM
    GALENA–Anyone out for a walk in downtown Galena on the morning of Saturday, July 9 may have been surprised to see a crowd of 70 people in Market House Square standing around a lineup of seven unusual contraptions.
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