Saturday February 28, 2015
02/11/2015 - 12:20pm
Despite having two of its closest games this season, the Pekin girls’ varsity basketball team just keeps winning.
After an easy 66-40 win over WACO last Tuesday, in which Beth Atwood scored 28 points and grabbed 17 rebounds, the Lady Panthers took a trip to Wapello – a place coach Davis Eidahl calls a “very hard place to play....
02/11/2015 - 12:14pm
Six successful seniors played their last regular-season home game last Friday at English Valleys High School, but first the Bears had a showdown with the same Keota team that beat them earlier in the year.
It was the same story as before, though, as Keota led for most of the way and pulled away late for the 51-43 win.
The Eagles took charge late...
02/11/2015 - 12:13pm
There is no better remedy for forgetting about a Friday loss than to get right back at it with two wins the following week.
After losing at home to Sigourney the Friday before, the Keota boys got back on track last Tuesday, picking up a 58-50 road win at English Valleys, before taking down HLV on Friday, 67-33.
Tuesday’s win at EV, however,...
02/11/2015 - 12:12pm
Witnessing a game that contains over 60 called fouls is, frankly, sort of fascinating. Friday’s girls’ basketball game at Montezuma between Sigourney and the Braves had over 60 fouls called throughout it. It also had a lot of frustrated players, outraged parents and two admirably self-restraining head coaches. On top of all that,...
02/11/2015 - 12:10pm
It was a tale of two teams at Sectionals on Saturday, in North English. The already-established and already-impressive English Valleys team did what it needed to do to advance to the semi-final round of the Regional Duals, while the very young and relatively inexperienced Pekin Panthers squad put a year of varsity experience underneath its belt....