Sports

07/24/2014 - 12:41pm
Steady improvement from Day #1 is all anyone can ask for.   The improvement shown by the Sigourney baseball team from the last week of May till last Tuesday was significant. That became blatantly obvious in the Savages’ second-round district game against Pekin, who happened to be riding a 12-game winning streak. But before the Savages could take their shot at the Panthers, they...
07/24/2014 - 12:40pm
Defense makes all the difference, especially at the high school level. Pekin plays better defense than most other high school baseball teams and that was a primary catalyst for the Panthers in their 20-win season.   Read the full article in the July 23 edition of the News-Review.
07/24/2014 - 12:38pm
English Valleys had five players hit .380 or better this season but last Tuesday you never would’ve known it. IMS junior Payton Miller silenced EV’s normally loud bats and ended the Bears’ season short of any postseason success. Read the full article in the July 23 edition of the News-Review.
07/16/2014 - 10:39am
7-7 Tri-County 8, Montezuma 6 7-9 Tri-County 9, English Valleys 0 7-11 Tri-County 2, Iowa Valley 4   The Tri-County baseball team made a strong push in the final week of the regular season and, as a result, finished up in a tie for fourth place (with Belle Plaine) in the South Iowa Cedar League at 11-9.   Read the full...
07/16/2014 - 10:38am
7-7 English Valleys 13, Keota 0 7-9 English Valleys 0, Tri-County 9 7-11 English Valleys 1, BGM 10   The English Valleys baseball team didn't quite end its regular season the way it wanted to.   Read the full article in the July 15 edition of the News-Review.   
07/16/2014 - 10:35am
7-8 Pekin 12, Van Buren 13   They always say that having your season end with a blowout loss is easier to digest than having it end in narrow defeat. If that’s the case, then it will take some time for the Pekin softball team to get over its 13-12 extrainning loss to Van Buren last week that ended the Panthers’ season....
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