Sports

03/24/2015 - 8:04pm
  Last Thursday marked the second annual South Iowa Cedar League Indoor track and field meet at Grinnell College. All 11 of the SICL teams -- boys and girls -- met at the Charles Benson Bear Rec and Athletic Center on the campus of Grinnell College and laced up their spikes on the six-lane, 200-meter track. Sigourney High School turned in perhaps the most impressive showing of any area...
03/06/2015 - 9:23am
  Wins over Wayne and Twin Cedars in the first two rounds of the District playoffs left the Sigourney boys’ varsity basketball team in excellent position to return to Sub-State for the second time in three years. Only Lynnville-Sully, who the Savages split with during the regular season, stood in the way of Sigourney and a District...
03/06/2015 - 9:21am
  For the second straight season the English Valleys girls’ varsity basketball team matched up with a highly ranked opponent in the Regional finals, with a berth at State on the line. Last season it was top-10 ranked Lynnville-Sully, this season it was 1st-ranked Burlington Notre Dame, a private Catholic school and reigning State...
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...
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...
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