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

    Sunday | 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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  2. Still No. 1?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Sparta stunned in season openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | 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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  7. Olson: Football-as-barbarism is off the markRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | 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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  8. Oak Lawn Community High School Holds Parent-Teacher ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | 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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  9. MSU won't run up score for style points, coach saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | 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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  10. Emma's End-Around: Searching For A Silver LiningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | 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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  11. Madison Rally Falls Short as Late Goal Seals Boys Soccer Victory for SpartaRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | 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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  12. Madison Rally Falls Short, as Late Goal Steals Victory for SpartaRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | 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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  13. Lions draw first blood in cupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | 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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  14. THE B1G PICTURE: Nebraska gives Big Ten best shot to be representedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Hold off on burdening Michigan State with all of the Big Ten's problems. The Spartans' loss at Oregon didn't help the conference's reputation, but there's plenty of blame to go around.

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  15. College Football Random Thoughts From Around the Country: Week 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Roll Bama Roll

    Maybe the Spartans were thrown off course by having to play a bunch of guys dressed like bananas. Maybe it was the long flight to the left coast.

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  16. After tough weekend, Big Ten teams pivot forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Daily Herald

    Oregon Ducks Devon Allen eludes tackle on his way to a second quarter touchdown against the Michigan State Spartans at Autzen Stadium, in Eugene, Oregon, Sat, Sept. 6, 2014.

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  17. Breaking clayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | NWAonline

    Team B.E.A.S.T. won its second consecutive national trapshooting championship Aug. 3-16 at Sparta, Ill. Team members are Cameron Layes, Cort Rochelle, Macie Woods, Bailey Finley and Hunter Reynolds.

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  18. Oregon represents next step for Michigan StateRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 4 | Chicago Tribune

    Chicago Tribune reporters Teddy Greenstein and Shannon Ryan preview the upcoming games for Northwestern, Illinois and Michigan State at Oregon. Chicago Tribune reporters Teddy Greenstein and Shannon Ryan preview the upcoming games for Northwestern, Illinois and Michigan State at Oregon.

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  19. Opening morning a fine time to be in the bird fieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 1 | Cleveland.com

    ... finished in a tie for runner-up in the junior varsity division of the Scholastic Clay Target Program nationals in Sparta, Illinois this year," said Jacob. "We started shooting clay targets together when he was nine years old, and he's become an ...

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  20. Macon County Trap Team brings home ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2014 | Macon County Times

    ... Jackson Sircy, Dalton Driver, Ryan Minchey, Jon Tucker. Over 1,100 shooters from across the United States traveled to Sparta, Illinois to compete in the 2014 AIM Grand National Championships. The AIM Grand Nationals represents the final competition ...

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