03/24/2015 - 8:02pm
The high caliber of girls’ basketball played in the area this past season was made evident by the number of All-District selections.
Four area girls were named to their respective All-District squads, named by the Iowa Girls’ Coaches Association.
In Class 1A’s Southeast region, Sigourney’s Sierra Davis (16.2 p.p.g...
03/18/2015 - 2:55pm
As crazy as it may seem, track and field is already upon us.
Pekin’s varsity and junior varsity teams were the first area squads to get real action in a meet, last Friday, when the Panthers hosted the Pella Indoor on the campus of Central College.
The Panthers, along with large contingent of other teams, shook of the rust and competed...
03/18/2015 - 2:53pm
English Valleys senior Rylee Voss was named to Class 1A’s 2nd-Team All-State by the Iowa Newspaper Association.
Voss, who led the Bears to 18 wins this season, averaged an even 20.0 points per game this year and became EV’s all-time leading scorer.
To read the full story please see our March 18 edition.
03/11/2015 - 1:00pm
Keaton Winn, Jr., Pekin
The ultra athletic Winn improved his skillset over the offseason and it showed. The junior helped the Panthers win eight games and finished as their leading scorer, at 12.8 p.p.g. Winn led the entire SEISC North in rebounding, at an even 12 per game, and led Pekin with 26 blocked shots. Winn, who shot over 43 percent...
03/11/2015 - 7:34am
Beth Atwood, Jr., Pekin
The supremely skilled Atwood recorded eight double-double this season, as a junior, including a 28-point, 17-rebound performance against WACO. Atwood averaged 17.6 points and 9.5 rebounds per contest, while allotting a team high 81 steals in the process. The junior also shot an incredibly impressive 56 percent from...