Sports

09/10/2014 - 10:54am
It was not a very harmonious road trip to Thornburg last Friday for the Harmony football team. Tri-County did whatever it wanted against Harmony in the Trojans’ 44-6 win on Friday, especially on the ground. The Trojans ran for 347 yards in the game, while holding Harmony to just 141 total yards, including 21 on the ground. Sophomore running back Jacob Bombei had the most impressive game...
09/10/2014 - 10:53am
Pekin 45, Sigourney-Keota 14 It was a stark contrast from last season. The 2013 Backyard Brawl between Pekin and Sigourney-Keota’s football team was decided on the final play of the game, when a low snap on a field goal attempt was picked up and taken in for a touchdown by SK’s Blaine Gretter. The 2014 Backyard Brawl, on the...
09/10/2014 - 10:52am
The English Valleys and Keota cross country squads each got their seasons underway last Tuesday at the IMS Early Bird at Iowa Mennonite Schools. Four EV girls and two EV boys took their first competitive strides of the season toward their missions of being at their peak come late October. Sophomore Hannah Greene came in with the best time of...
09/10/2014 - 10:50am
In a battle of new-look volleyball teams, the Sigourney Savages got the better of Lynnville-Sully in the teams’ first SICL matches. The Savages had little issue taking care of business against the Hawks, winning each of the three sets convincingly: 25-18, 25-17, 25-11. ‘All-Everything’ middle hitter Jordan Carter did her...
09/10/2014 - 10:49am
Brandi Cave’s Keota volleyball team has competed in an unusual amount of nonconference matches this season, including four at a Wapello tournament last Tuesday. After entering the day with a record of 3-2, the Eagles put together a great showing in Wapello that ended with a 2-1 win over Washington that clinched third place for Keota....
09/03/2014 - 12:44pm
A matchup with an opponent that won ten games a year ago isn’t an ideal welcoming gift for a team entering a new class. That’s exactly what the English Valleys football team got, though, as it played at Twin Cedars in its first game at the eight-man level. The Sabers finished 10-2 a year ago, but that didn’t intimidate the...
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