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  1. Girls XC: North Warren's Duncan snags 2ndRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | New Jersey Herald

    ... the second half to help North Warren knock off Wallkill Valley, 1-0, Tuesday night at Wallkill Valley High School. SPARTA - Maggie Jent made 10 kills and Jenny Newton had 15 assists for Sparta, but the Spartans fell in straight sets to Morris ...

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  2. Pain from battle injury doesn't stop Paxton manRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The News-Gazette

    Since 2007, when a roadside bomb exploded in Iraq and left Derek Whitaker with a severe right leg injury, the 36-year-old Loda man has lived with constant pain in his surgically repaired ligament. However, no obstacle seems too daunting for Whitaker to overcome.

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  3. DeKalb boys soccer finishes season sweep of Sycamore with shutoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Daily Chronicle

    DeKALB – In their first meeting of the season, the DeKalb boys soccer team's win over Sycamore had a small blemish on the result because the Spartans were hindered by an early penalty kick and a red card. With the rain pouring down and the wind gusting, DeKalb weathered an early Spartan attack and Trevor Freeland's second-half goal 22 minutes from time gave the Barbs the 1-0 victory on senior night.

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  4. Missing couple found safe in Bell Smith SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | KFVS12

    A Sparta, Illinois couple has been found after their hike in Bell Smith Springs took a turn for the worst. A call came in to the Pope County Sheriff's office at 5:33 p.m. on Tuesday with reports of people yelling for help near Bell Smith Springs, according to Pope County Sheriff Jerry Suits.

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  5. Purdue hoping to stay on track vs No. 8 SpartansRead the original story

    Friday Oct 10 | Daily Herald

    The Boilermakers used a solid ground game and stouter defense last weekend to produce their most complete game of Hazell's tenure. This week, the study sessions have taken longer and required more attention to detail with No.

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  6. Sycamore girls volleyball falls in three games to MorrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Daily Chronicle

    Sycamore's Shaeley McCoy hits past the block of Morris' Kaylin Korte and Emma Thomas on Thursday night in Morris. Morris defeated the Spartans, 25-23, 24-26, 25-23.

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  7. Sycamore hands Kaneland another last-second lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | Daily Herald

    The 12th man is usually reserved for a boisterous home crowd that propels a team to victory, but with all due respect to the Sycamore home faithful, the Spartans may have benefited from a "12th person" known at Mother Nature. Sycamore held off Kaneland to defeat its Northern Illinois Big XII East rival 14-7 with the help of cold temperatures and a 20 mile per hour wind.

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  8. Golf: Lincoln-Way West's Alexis Biedrzycki sets sights on stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | The Southtown Star

    Alexis Biedrzycki, of Lincoln-Way West, for the SouthtownStar Photo Day at Lincoln-Way East, Sunday, August 19th, 2012 in Frankfort, IL. After taking last season off to focus on national tournaments to better her college exposure, Biedrzycki returned for her senior season at Lincoln-Way West to reclaim her stake as one of the top high school golfers in the state.

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  9. Still No. 1?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | CBS Sports

    Each Saturday night, the Eye on College Football takes its best guess at what we'll see on Sunday morning from the AP Top 25. Here's where the poll stood entering this week , and here's our Week 5 projection. Teams marked with an asterisk have yet to play or have a game in progress.

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  10. Boys Soccer: Sparta's Barry shines after making gritty return from broken legRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | New Jersey Herald

    On that day, the soccer player from Sparta High School broke his right leg during a preseason game after making a sliding tackle. The play resulted in a nightmarish scene for Barry, as he was carried off the field in front of his team and his family from his native country of England.

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  11. H.S. Field Hockey: Silvestri's late score helps Sparta tie NewtonRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 27 | New Jersey Herald

    ... with more r... Ritchie Barry remembers Aug. 27, 2013 as if it was yesterday. On that day, the soccer player from Sparta High School broke his right leg during a preseason game after making a sliding tackle. That day still resonates with him, but ...

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  12. Sycamore rallies to beat DeKalbRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Daily Chronicle

    Having lost the first game, the Spartans fell behind, 9-1, in Game 2 against DeKalb in a Northern Illinois Big 12 East Division matchup. Fuelled by home support, Sycamore started to chip away at the Barbs' lead and eventually won the second game.

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  13. Sparta stunned in season openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | The Sparta Independent

    Two Sparta Spartans sandwich a Roxbury ball carrier. Sparta High School lost to Roxbury High School in varsity football on Saturday, September 13, 2014.

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  14. Olson: Football-as-barbarism is off the markRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Daily Chronicle

    As much negativity as has been associated with football and football players lately, it's worth noting that one of the best-attended local events in our area is the annual game between the Spartans and the Barbs at Huskie Stadium. For 15 years, it's also been one of the focal points of the "Castle Challenge."

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  15. Oak Lawn Community High School Holds Parent-Teacher ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Patch.com

    The first Parent-Teacher Conference night is being held on Tuesday, September 30, 2014, from 5:00 to 8:30 p.m. As articulated in the Spartan Compact, parent-teacher conferences are an extremely important part of the two-way communication process between parents and teachers. Parents interested in checking on their student's progress this fall are asked to take advantage of this day.

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  16. MSU won't run up score for style points, coach saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Daily Herald

    That's because Kirk Cousins, Brian Hoyer and Drew Stanton -- all former quarterbacks at Michigan State -- led their NFL teams to victory. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.

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  17. Emma's End-Around: Searching For A Silver LiningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | CBS Local

    Inside the lavish new Big Ten Conference offices, there's a little bit of everything. In the impressive lobby, there's a museum honoring all 14 teams, murals on each wall and even a Fogo de ChA o.

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  18. Madison Rally Falls Short as Late Goal Seals Boys Soccer Victory for SpartaRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2014 | TheAlternativePress.com

    MADISON, NJ The Madison boys' soccer team was unable to recover from a slow start, falling to Sparta High School, 3-2, on Wednesday. "We expect to win every game," Dodgers Head Coach Eric Studnicky said.

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  19. Madison Rally Falls Short, as Late Goal Steals Victory for SpartaRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2014 | TheAlternativePress.com

    MADISON, N.J. The Madison boys' soccer team was unable to recover from a slow start, falling to Sparta High School, 3-2, on Wednesday. "We expect to win every game," Dodgers Head Coach Eric Studnicky said.

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  20. Lions draw first blood in cupRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Watford Observer

    An all-action start to the season saw Oxhey Lions defeat Wellington Arms 4-2 in the opening round of the Challenge Cup. Last season's top scorer Liam Hanley struck twice for Lions, with Joe Murphy and Daniel Lane also on target.

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