• Galena falls to Indians
    Monday, October 24, 2016 6:07 PM
    GALENA–Everyone knows that it has been a tough year for Galena football with challenges that no one could have seen coming.      
  • Hornets split with Pirates and Wildcats
    Monday, October 24, 2016 6:06 PM

    GALENA–The Scales Mound Hornets played two challenging road games last week against regional rivals Galena and River Ridge.

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  • Warriors fall to EPC, miss playoffs
    Monday, October 24, 2016 5:58 PM

    EAST DUBUQUE–The East Dubuque Warriors, 4-5 (3-5), fell to the EPC Wildcatz, 8-1 (7-1), by a score of 24-13 in the final regular season game on Friday, Oct. 21, and missed the playoffs by one win.

  • A chance of Thunder
    Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:51 AM
    SAVANNA–Everything was indicating that the Galena Pirates were moving forward from a difficult start to the season having beaten Pecatonica and Warren in the last two weeks.
  • The Warriors: staying competitive
    Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:47 AM
    HANOVER–Last week the challenge was to “test and be tested” as the Warren Warriors arrived at Hanover to play River Ridge on Wednesday, Oct. 12.
  • Bittersweet farewell for RR seniors
    Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:45 AM

    HANOVER–The River Ridge Wildcats, 1-7 (1-6), received a bitter send-off from the Orangeville Broncos, 4-4 (4-3), on senior night, and the final home game of the year, as River Ridge was unable to overcome an early deficit and lost 36-20 on Friday, Oct. 14.

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  • Hyde finishes 15th  at state golf tourney
    Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:41 AM

    The Galena golf team’s senior Kane Hyde shot a 75 at sectionals to earn a spot at the boys class 1A state golf tournament at Prairie Vista in Bloomington this past weekend, Oct. 14-15.

  • Tri-State Christian repeats as conference champions
    Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:39 AM

    FULTON–The Tri-State Christian School soccer team won the 2016 Northern Illinois Christian Conference tournament championship for the second year in a row.

  • Pirates fight off Warriors
    Monday, October 10, 2016 5:36 PM

    WARREN–The Galena Pirates walked out of Warren’s Homecoming with both a JV and varsity win on Friday, Oct. 7 with the JV winning a decisive game 30-8 and the varsity fighting off a Warrior team that wouldn’t go away easily.

  • The highs and lows
    Monday, October 10, 2016 5:34 PM
    HANOVER–Anyone’s going to have a tough week when facing the Eastland Cougars who were 7-1 in conference play coming into the match against River Ridge on Tuesday, Oct. 4.
  • RR-SM golfers head to sectionals
    Monday, October 10, 2016 5:32 PM
    LANARK–The River Ridge-Scales Mound boys golf team moved on to sectional tournament play after placing in the top three as a team in regional competition at the Class 1A Eastland Regional in Lanark on Thursday, Sept. 29.
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  • A little rain on the parade
    Monday, October 03, 2016 5:25 PM
    HANOVER–A steady pre-game drizzle that kept up for much of the first half wasn’t going to diminish the River Ridge Homecoming excitement as the Wildcats took on the Bulldogs of Freeport Aquin on Friday, Sept. 30. But despite the pageantry and tradition, the Bulldogs posted a 55-8 win over the Wildcats.
  • Galena varsity overwhelms Pearl City
    Monday, October 03, 2016 5:22 PM
    GALENA–The Galena Pirates varsity volleyball team continues to dominate the conference as they defeated the Pearl City Lady Wolves 25-9, 25-10, in a match that saw the Lady Wolves without an answer for a Pirates squad with plenty of gas in the tank.
  • Pirates win at conference meet
    Monday, October 03, 2016 5:19 PM
    LENA–The Galena boys’ varsity golf team competed in their conference championship on Thursday, Sept. 29 at Wolf Hollow with a low score of 343, edging West Carroll by just three strokes.
  • The Pirates find their way
    Monday, October 03, 2016 5:16 PM
    GALENA–The Galena Pirate football team was one happy group of kids after coming away with a 14-0 shutout of the Pecatonica Indians this past Friday at Chuck Korte Field.
  • Pirates to play Panthers at United Center
    Monday, October 03, 2016 5:14 PM

    Pirate Nation is getting ready to rock the United Center as the Galena Pirates and the Lena Winslow Panthers will have the unique opportunity to face off on the fabled court of Chicago’s United Center on Saturday, Jan. 21.

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  • 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.

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