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12/14/2018 - 8:00am
Since October of 2017, some concerned citizens in Keokuk County have been working towards creating an animal rescue for this area. The drive behind the project stems from the President, Angel Holeton, whose concern for the well being of animals defines her. Because of her self-taught knowledge about animals, people have approached her about their animal problems for years, so it only seemed...
12/13/2018 - 4:26pm
The Bears ended a 40+ game losing streak on December 3 by beating Cedar Valley Christian on the road, with their last win coming on opening night of the 2016-17 season, when they beat HLV by six on the road. It wasn’t easy to get the monkey off their back, falling behind early, but a spark in the second quarter ended up pushing the team to a...
12/13/2018 - 4:20pm
The Sigourney Savages were already short-handed when they found out one of their star players, Dustin Haines, would be unable to suit up due to illness. The Savages were able to overcome that and more adversity throughout the game to hold off the pesky Trojans 48-40. Judging on the how the game started, it seemed like the Trojans would score the...
12/13/2018 - 4:01pm
The Pekin Panthers boys’ basketball squad was in for a true test when they hosted the undefeated New London Tigers on December 8, with New London beating their opponents by an average of 24 points per game. The Panther defense kept things close early, but the Tigers managed to break the game open in the second half to win in 56-42. Pekin and...
12/13/2018 - 3:59pm
The Lady Bears were hoping to get their third win of the season and more over .500 after beating Cedar Valley Christian on December 3 but came up just short against the Lady Eagles the following evening. Despite a tough battle, even holding a lead midway through the final quarter, but some late free throws led to a 41-36 win for Keota. Keota got...
12/13/2018 - 3:53pm
The Pekin Panthers were able to win one of their two duals when they traveled down to West Burlington/Notre Dame on December 6. After coming out a little sluggish against the host Nikes, the Panthers responded by convincingly beating Cardinal to go .500 on the night. WBND 57, Pekin 24 Zach Hammes, Cael Baker and Mason Juhl provided some...
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