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Kids SPOT Tumbling and Trampoline Athletes Flip Their Way to Florida

Posted: 04/29/2013 - More than forty members of the Kids Spot Tumbling and Trampoline Team traveled to Bourbonnais over the weekend to take part in the USTA Northern Illinois State Competition. The athletes, ranging in age from five to fifteen years old, laid it all on the line in an attempt to qualify for the USTA National Championships in Ft Lauderdale this summer.

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Space Still Available for Junior Flag Football Mini-Camp

Posted: 04/29/2013 - Space is still available for Rockford Park District's Junior Flag Football Mini-Camp, where youth ages 3-5 learn progressively to improve their beginning football skill levels in the non-contact sport.

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Price Wins 1st Of season, Rays Beat White Sox

Posted: 04/28/2013 - CHICAGO (AP) -- David Price struck out nine in winning for first time this season, Ben Zobrist hit a go-ahead RBI single in the eighth and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Chicago White Sox 8-3 on Sunday.

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Packers Take WRs, LB in 7th round

Posted: 04/27/2013 - GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- The Green Bay Packers selected Grand Valley State wide receiver Charles Johnson with the 216th pick, Maryland wide receiver Kevin Dorsey with the 224th pick and South Florida linebacker Sam Barrington with the 232nd pick in the seventh round of the NFL draft.

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Packers Take Illinois St LB Palmer

Posted: 04/27/2013 - GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- The Green Bay Packers selected Illinois State linebacker Nate Palmer with the 193rd overall selection of the NFL draft on Saturday.

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Bears Take Rutgers LB Khaseem Greene In 4th Round

Posted: 04/27/2013 - LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears devoted a second straight draft pick to the linebacker position by selecting Khaseem Greene of Rutgers in the fourth round of the NFL draft Saturday.

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Robinson Surge Leads Bulls Past Nets In Triple OT

Posted: 04/27/2013 - CHICAGO (AP) -- Nate Robinson scored 34 points, and the Chicago Bulls wiped out a 14-point deficit late in regulation and beat the Brooklyn Nets 142-134 in triple overtime Saturday and take a 3-1 lead in the first-round playoff series.

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Tiger Cub Club for Youth Golfers to Return

Posted: 04/24/2013 - Rockford Park District's popular Tiger Cub Club for youth golfers ages 5-7 returns this season with 45-minute classes at Ingersoll Learning Links or Elliot Golf Course.

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Floyd Pitches Well In White Sox Loss

Posted: 04/21/2013 - CHICAGO (AP) -- Gavin Floyd felt great about the way he pitched on Sunday. He wasn't so pleased with the final result for the Chicago White Sox.

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Braun Hits 3-run Homer In Brewers 7th Win In A Row

Posted: 04/21/2013 - MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Ryan Braun hit a three-run homer in the fifth then was ejected three innings later, and the Milwaukee Brewers won their seventh straight, 4-2 over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.

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Soriano, Rizzo homer, Cubs beat Rangers 6-2

Posted: 04/18/2013 - CHICAGO (AP) -- Alfonso Soriano hit his first home run of the season, Anthony Rizzo also homered and the Chicago Cubs beat the Texas Rangers 6-2 Thursday at a soggy Wrigley Field.

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Dickey Leaves With Soreness As Jays Beat White Sox

Posted: 04/18/2013 - TORONTO (AP) -- Knuckleballer R.A. Dickey threw six shutout innings before leaving with soreness in his neck and back, Rajai Davis had two hits and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Chicago White Sox 3-1 on Thursday.

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IceHogs Announce Possible Playoff Dates

Posted: 04/18/2013 - With the Rockford IceHogs still fighting to secure their spot in the 2013 Calder Cup Playoffs, the team has announced the dates for possible first round games at the BMO Harris Bank Center.

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Kish College Bids Farewell to Three Women's Basketball Standouts

Posted: 04/18/2013 - On Wednesday, April 17, Kishwaukee College celebrated the careers of three sophomore women basketball players who will be transferring next fall to four-year institutions to continue their academic and athletic careers.

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Scott Beats Cabrera In A Playoff At Augusta

Posted: 04/14/2013 - AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- Adam Scott has become the first Australian to win the Masters, beating Angel Cabrera on the second hole of a playoff on a rainy day at Augusta National.

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Blackhawks End Elliot Streak, Beat Blues

Posted: 04/14/2013 - ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Corey Crawford stopped 30 shots and the Chicago Blackhawks got goals from Bryan Bickell and Marian Hossa for a 2-0 win over St. Louis on Sunday, ending Blues goalie Brian Elliott's shutout streak at three games.

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Peavy, Konerko, White Sox End Skid, Beat Indians

Posted: 04/14/2013 - CLEVELAND (AP) -- Jake Peavy struck out 11 in seven innings, Paul Konerko homered and the Chicago White Sox broke a five-game losing streak, beating the Cleveland Indians 3-1 Sunday.

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Jackson, Bowden Tie WP Mark, Giants Beat Cubs 10-7

Posted: 04/14/2013 - CHICAGO (AP) -- Edwin Jackson lost his command. Michael Bowden never had it. Jackson and Bowden tied a major league record by combining to throw five wild pitches in an inning, and the Giants got another big assist from a Cubs pitcher in a three-run 10th Sunday that led to their 10-7 victory over Chicago.

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