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Local superstars share their "Sport Stories"

From coaching legend Misty Opat of Rock Valley's Women's Basketball team, to the rising young boxing champion and Auburn senior Angel Martinez, a full line-up of Rockford sports stars came together Thursday night to share the story behind their paths to success.


Sports highlights for the day.


Two people with knowledge of the situation tell The Associated Press that the Chicago Bulls have traded three-time All-Star Jimmy Butler and the 16th overall pick to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn and the No. 7 overall draft pick.


After being hired on May 18th, the IceHogs introduced Jeremy Colliton to its fans at the BMO Harris Bank Center Tuesday night.


Norris Aldeen had a dream of providing a championship-quality golf course in his hometown of Rockford, and now the next part of his vision is coming to light. Aldeen Golf Course is soon to see one major new addition to its grounds to bring in more events and golf outings.




Top BMX racer representing the Stateline


Local high school athletes look to impress at NIU football camp


Team of the Year: Harlem Bowling


Harlem to name Mike Winters new basketball coach


Supercopa soccer tournament brings thousands to Rockford


Park District celebrates new facility with World Cup winners


WIFR's Team of the Year


Gorman wins by 7 strokes in 47th annual Atwood Classic


WNBA rookie Brunner returns home to Illinois


McShane, Freeport celebrate their track & field state title


Area baseball and softball teams advance after Regional finals


Freeport, R. Christian, Forreston shine at track and field state finals


Gymnastics Academy to open ninja warrior facility


IceHogs celebrate 10 year anniversary of Colonial Cup


WIFR to air 2007 Colonial Cup Game 7 on Justice Network


Rockford Christian aims for medal stand at state


Former IceHogs owners on how they built a contender


IceHog fans reflect on Colonial Cup win on 10th anniversary


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