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  • A close one
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 10:21 AM
    AMBOY–The Galena Pirates played their best football game of the year, but fell to Amboy 20-14.
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  • What a season
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 10:16 AM
    It has been a season of firsts for area golf teams as the Pirates boys completed another perfect season undefeated, East Dubuque’s girls team qualified for state competition, Stockton’s Alex Staver and Megan Gille competed in their second consecutive tournaments, and Jack Einsweiler seemed to come out of nowhere to qualify for state competition with what he called, “the round of a lifetime.”
  • Pirate  Competitor of the Week: Jack Einsweiler
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 10:14 AM
    Junior golfer Jack Einsweiler is this week’s Pirate Competitor of the Week sponsored by Galena Culver’s and the Galena Gazette.
  • Warriors hold off Hornets
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 10:12 AM
    SCALES MOUND–Despite the regular season drawing to a close in the coming week, the East Dubuque Warriors and the Scales Mound Hornets aren’t showing any signs of slowing down and resting up for regional tournament action.
  • Milledgeville blows through the Wildcats
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 10:09 AM
    HANOVER–Friday, Oct. 13, turned out to be another unlucky Friday for the River Ridge Wildcats as they were defeated by the Milledgeville Missiles.
  • Monday, October 09, 2017 5:47 PM
    The Ladies Invitational was once again well attended.
  • Monday, October 09, 2017 5:46 PM
    The 2017 Northwest Illinois Sports Hall of Fame Induction Banquet will be held on Saturday, Oct. 14 at Manny’s Pizza in Savanna.
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  • Culver’s-Gazette Pirate Competitor of the Week
    Monday, October 09, 2017 5:44 PM
    Junior golfer Tyler Moran is this week’s Pirate Competitor of the Week sponsored by Galena Culver’s and the Galena Gazette.
  • Go Golf!
    Monday, October 09, 2017 5:42 PM
    GALENA–The Galena boys golf team finished an undefeated season to win the conference championship with a record of 12-0 and placed second in regionals on Tuesday, Oct. 3 in Freeport with a team score of 358, just three strokes short of first-place Fulton.
  • Battle to the finish
    Monday, October 09, 2017 5:38 PM
    GALENA–For their second match in a row, the Stockton Blackhawks just refused to give up.
  • Homecoming fireworks
    Monday, October 09, 2017 5:36 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–After a drizzly homecoming parade, the East Dubuque Warriors defeated the Durand-Pecatonica Rivermen (DuPec) on Friday, Oct. 6.
  • Game called
    Monday, October 09, 2017 5:32 PM
    GALENA–Forreston dominated the football game, but Mother Nature had the final say during the Forreston-Galena football Friday night at Chuck Korte field.
  • Loeffelholz competes in Park City Trail Series
    Monday, October 02, 2017 4:55 PM
    PARK CITY, Utah–Galena native and Galena High School graduate Brittany Loeffelholz has set herself on a running challenge, and recently she competed in the Park City Trail Series half marathon on Sept. 16.
  • Culver’s-Gazette Pirate Competitor of the Week
    Monday, October 02, 2017 4:53 PM
    Junior golfer Abby Moyer is this week’s Pirate Competitor of the Week, sponsored by Galena Culver’s and the Galena Gazette. 
  • Monday, October 02, 2017 4:52 PM
    The committee for the Northwest Illinois Chapter of Ducks Unlimited continues to plan for its 45th annual banquet on Oct. 7 at Majestic Pines Event Center, Thomson, formally Bucks Barn.
  • Monday, October 02, 2017 4:52 PM
    SCALES MOUND–The Scales Mound FFA announces its second annual 5K color run/walk on Saturday, Oct. 14, to support an area food pantry and hurricane relief.
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  • River Ridge finds a way against Stockton
    Monday, October 02, 2017 4:47 PM
    STOCKTON–Anyone in Stockton’s gym last Thursday, Sept. 28, witnessed a nail-biter of a match, as the River Ridge Wildcats came back from a deficit to defeat the Stockton Blackhawks in a conference match, 26-24, 19-25, 26-24.
  • The Pirates keep steaming ahead
    Monday, October 02, 2017 4:45 PM
    Last week, the Galena Pirates played two key matches against the East Dubuque Warriors and the Lena-Winslow Panthers as NUIC volleyball heads in to the home stretch of the season.
  • Thunder all night
    Tuesday, September 26, 2017 10:14 AM
    SAVANNA–It was hot, the mosquitoes were terrible, and the West Carroll Thunder just couldn’t be stopped as the Galena Pirates fell to West Carroll at their Homecoming on Friday, Sept. 22.
  • Down go the Hornets
    Tuesday, September 26, 2017 10:12 AM
    GALENA–The Galena Pirates stayed perfect in conference play, defeating the Scales Mound Hornets on Tuesday, Sept. 19.
  • A match of Warriors
    Tuesday, September 26, 2017 10:10 AM
    EAST DUBUQUE–The Warren Warriors defeated the East Dubuque Warriors on Monday, Sept. 19, 25-19, 25-20.
  • Still playing for perfection
    Tuesday, September 26, 2017 10:07 AM
    GALENA–2016 was a defining moment in high school golf for the Galena Pirates:
  • Tuesday, September 26, 2017 10:04 AM
  • Amboy runs over Warriors for win
    Tuesday, September 26, 2017 10:03 AM
    EAST DUBUQUE–On a hot and humid night, Amboy’s Ben Rhine rushed for five touchdowns as the Clippers, (2-3), ran over the East Dubuque Warriors, (1-4), for a 33-7 win, on Friday, Sept. 22.
  • Culver’s-Gazette Pirate Competitor of the Week
    Tuesday, September 26, 2017 10:00 AM
    This week’s Pirate Competitor of the Week, sponsored by Galena Culver’s and the Galena Gazette, is Henry Anderson.
  • Tee Bags contribute to Galena girl’s golf
    Monday, September 18, 2017 5:06 PM
    GALENA–The Galena Tee Bags golf league presented a check in the amount of $2,000 to the Galena High School’s girls golf team.
  • Culver’s Gazette Pirate Competitor of the Week
    Monday, September 18, 2017 5:04 PM
    Senior volleyball player Hailey Wills is this week’s Galena Culver’s Pirate Competitor of the Week. 
  • Galena holds off East Dubuque
    Monday, September 18, 2017 5:03 PM
    GALENA–The Galena Pirates defeated the East Dubuque Warriors 25-14, 25-27, 25-15 on Thursday, Sept. 14.
  • River Ridge handles the Warriors
    Monday, September 18, 2017 5:01 PM
    HANOVER–Conference match-ups tend to be exciting for both players and fans as the importance of wins always ramps up the action.
  • Playing with heart
    Monday, September 18, 2017 4:59 PM
    GALENA–With a game against Le-Win, the number-one-rated Class 1A football team looming, and a bitter 8-3 loss to River Ridge the week before, Galena football coach Ed Freed and his coaching staff talked to their team over and over again last week about heart and the importance of responding to adversity.
  • Sweet Homecoming victory
    Monday, September 18, 2017 4:58 PM
    HANOVER–For the second time in two weeks, the River Ridge Wildcats took home a victory, notching their second conference win of the season by defeating Warren on Friday, Sept. 15.
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  • Monday, September 11, 2017 5:37 PM
    Interested in becoming an Official for the Sport of Volleyball? 
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  • Hornets fall to River Ridge
    Monday, September 11, 2017 5:33 PM
    HANOVER–Wins have been difficult to come by for the Scales Mound Hornets in 2017.
  • The Panthers keep rolling
    Monday, September 11, 2017 5:32 PM
    LENA–The Lena-Winslow Panthers made it look almost too easy in defeating the visiting East Dubuque Warriors on Friday, Sept. 8.
  • Wildcats claim win over Galena
    Monday, September 11, 2017 5:29 PM
    GALENA–It came down to making plays.
  • Two balanced teams
    Tuesday, September 05, 2017 10:59 AM
    HANOVER–It shouldn’t have been a surprise to anyone that a good crowd would be in attendance on Thursday, Aug. 31 as the River Ridge gym began to fill in for the night’s contest between the Galena Pirates and the Wildcats.
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  • Southwestern takes second in tourney
    Tuesday, September 05, 2017 10:53 AM
    SHULLSBURG, Wis.–On Saturday, Aug. 26, the Southwestern Wildcats competed in the Shullsburg varsity girls volleyball tournament.
  • High school volleyball preview: Warren Warriors
    Monday, August 28, 2017 5:15 PM
  • High school volleyball preview: Stockton Blackhawks
    Monday, August 28, 2017 5:13 PM
  • High school volleyball preview: Scales Mound
    Monday, August 28, 2017 5:11 PM
  • High school volleyball preview: Galena Pirates
    Monday, August 28, 2017 5:08 PM
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