Sports

10/18/2017 - 4:53pm
Four weeks ago, it seemed like SK wouldn't even have a chance to make the playoffs, having lost three of their first four games. Since then, the Cobras have turned their season around with three straight wins. The playoff hopes grew even more after SK beat Wapello 48-41 on October 13. Both sides came into the game with high-powered offenses, and continued to show off their talent on the...
10/18/2017 - 4:50pm
The Tri-County Trojans accomplished many things when they played against the Meskwaki Settlement football team on October 13. Three things stood out most on paper: the Trojans scored their most points this year, they got their second win of the season and they allowed their fewest points of the season to an opponent. "This game was a much-...
10/18/2017 - 4:42pm
The Pekin Panthers got a playoff-clinching win by beating New London 14-8 on October 13. Coming into the game, both teams only had one loss in district play. The winner would finish in second place, and secure a spot in the postseason. In a scrappy game, the Panthers did just enough to secure that spot. Pekin moved down the field quickly in their...
10/18/2017 - 4:39pm
The English Valleys volleyball team saw an early exit on day one of the conference tournament. The Lady Bears faced off with North Mahaska on October 10 at Montezuma, the winner to play Montezuma. North Mahaska got off to a quick start, but E.V. hung around for most of the match. Neither side took much of a lead, E.V. would go up by a point or...
10/18/2017 - 4:36pm
After weeks of battling the elements and numerous fields of runners, the regular season wrapped up with the SICL conference XC meet on October 12 at in Colfax-Mingo. The last 100-meters of the challenging 5K contained grit and a 'no pain, no gain' type of mentality. This was it, each runner trying to contribute to their team in winning...
10/18/2017 - 4:30pm
The Sigourney volleyball team headed to Victor on Tuesday, October 10 with hopes of getting to play a rematch against HLV. In order to do so, they'd have to get past BGM first. The Savages played quality volleyball throughout the whole match, not allowing BGM to hang around for very long. Sigourney had double-digit leads for most of the match...
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