Sports

02/25/2015 - 1:05pm
  You often hear teams say they’d rather lose in a blowout to end the season, rather than to lose the way the Keota boys did last Thursday. Coach Dan Stout’s Eagles took on Twin Cedars in the first round of Districts last Thursday in Sigourney and, despite a fearless effort, came up a little bit short. Despite leading by five points with five minutes left to play in the fourth...
02/25/2015 - 1:03pm
  Prior to last Friday’s showdown with the Regals in Iowa City, the Pekin varsity girls’ basketball team made an excellent Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont team look like a JV team. The Lady Panthers absolutely dominated the Rockets in their regional quarterfinal game in Packwood, building a 37-23 halftime lead, before blowing EBF...
02/18/2015 - 10:34am
  Despite having only four wins coming into last Tuesday’s first round Regional game against Keota, IMS had shown flashes of potential all season, including an 11-point loss to English Valleys and a four-point loss to Columbus. The Keota girls came in with nearly triple the numbers win, but it was evident early that IMS was going to be...
02/18/2015 - 10:33am
Teams with great size that have the ability to plug up the lane, such as WACO, usually give the Tri-County girls problems. WACO senior forwards Aaliyah Brown and Erika Leichty combined for 32 points last Thursday and ended Tri-County’s season, 59-27. The loss brought the Trojans’ final record to 2-20. Read the full article in the Feb....
02/18/2015 - 10:31am
Entering postseason play on a losing streak isn’t a scenario that any team wants to face. Because of that, last week’s two games for the Sigourney boys, their final two of the regular season, carried a great amount of importance for the Savages, as they were riding a three-game skid heading into Tuesday’s game against North...
02/18/2015 - 10:30am
All season long, everyone in the South Iowa Cedar League has been waiting for someone to beat Lynnville-Sully. Well, it took until the final game of the regular season, but the team with one of the best arsenals to do it, English Valleys, finally gave the Hawks a blemish. After being eliminated by Lynnville-Sully one game short of State last...
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