Mike Burvee

07/31/2019 - 11:16am
Des Moines – No other team in the history of Pekin baseball had accomplished the feat, extending their postseason to play the elite teams of their class. Having played the role of underdog, the Panthers marched into the State baseball tournament with confidence and optimism. Their magical run nearly continued, ultimately coming up short in an 8-7 loss when they played defending-champion...
07/31/2019 - 10:59am
Some of you know by now I’m leaving my position at the Sigourney News-Review and Keota Eagle. For those that don’t know, now you do. I’ve been the Regional Sports Editor the past couple of years, but I decided now was as good a time as ever to make a leap elsewhere. As most of the sports talent would proclaim, “I’m...
07/31/2019 - 10:54am
Indianola – I recently did something I’ve wanted to do for a long time, and it wasn’t easy, nor should it have been. The closest I’d ever come to being part of RAGBRAI was when it rolled through Sigourney in 2018. To be honest, it’s a little hard to believe it’s been over a year since that event went down, and...
07/17/2019 - 1:37pm
Sigourney started out a little sluggish against the Montezuma Bravettes on July 10 for the second round of Regional play. As the game progressed, Sigourney’s offense caught fire, and for the second straight game in three days, Sigourney won via mercy rule, this time with a 14-2 rout. The Lady Savages delivered in front of their home crowd,...
07/17/2019 - 1:35pm
Lone Tree – It was a career night during Regional play between English Valleys and Lone Tree on July 8, except the end favored the Lady Lions. An unorthodox pitching matchup, at least in terms of what EV has seen this season, led to a lot of whiffs and resulted in a 4-0 loss. The Lady Bears didn’t have much to cheer for, offensively...
07/10/2019 - 1:02pm
Packwood – Pekin managed to get one game in before the Fourth of July when they hosted Davis County on July 1. They were scheduled to play Danville and Fairfield on July 3, but both games were cancelled but the Panthers notched another win on the season by beating the Mustangs 7-5.  The Panthers got a big start from their offense, which...
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