Sports

05/27/2015 - 8:46am
  It was everything they wanted it to be, and more. The Pekin track and field teams combined to take over 20 events to Des Moines last week for the Iowa State Track Meet, and while that, in itself, was a great accomplishment, the Panthers weren’t going to be satisfied by simply going. They were there to compete. Read the May 27 issue of the News Review for the full story.
04/29/2015 - 8:13am
  Last week was a pretty special one for the Pekin girls’ track and field team. The Panthers didn’t just perform exceptionally at Montezuma and Mid-Prairie; they were represented at the Drake Relays by three different athletes. Gwynne Wright, Kaysha Dodson and Shelbie Williams – all juniors – competed at last week...
04/29/2015 - 8:10am
The string of unpredictable, often undesirable, weather continued throughout last week and reached its climax on Friday afternoon. The girls track and field squads from English Valleys, Sigourney and Tri-County each took the ambitious trip to Brooklyn on Friday and duked it out with rain, wind and really cold temperatures. The Bears and Trojans...
04/24/2015 - 7:25am
  Keota and Tri-County, along with the host Pekin Lady Panthers, took to the oval last Thursday and ran in some near-ideal weather conditions at the Jerry Horton Pantherette Relays. The Panthers wound up taking the title with an impressive 232 points, well ahead of Mediapolis, who finished second with 140. Tri-County placed six and Keota...
04/24/2015 - 7:23am
  Two meets last week, against two largely-SICL fields, is what was in store last week for the Sigourney boys’ varsity track and field squad. Coach Jared Jensen’s boys began their week at Iowa Valley’s Ruth Ahrens Invite on Tuesday and finished sixth out of eight teams in their class, with 43 points. The Savages’ top...
04/15/2015 - 1:51pm
  The Pekin varsity girls’ track and field team made a long trip to Tiffin on Friday and it left with a team title. The Panthers compiled 183 points, which was 38 more than second-place West Branch. Phenom Gwynne Wright brought home two first place finishes on Friday, in the 3,000 and 1,500. Wright’s 1,500 time of 4:59 was her...
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