Mike Burvee

09/14/2017 - 11:37am
Before Kenny Bales brought his talents to the old Sigourney High School, he was part of the lower-class Ollie teams. His signature sport was track, but he also made roster for basketball and baseball, to help keep him in shape year-round. In 1951 his family moved to the Sigourney district, where he would become a household name. During his sophomore season, he helped set the school’s two-...
09/14/2017 - 11:29am
For the second time this season English Valleys played a quality opponent and came up short. This time, the Bears traveled to play Baxter on Friday, Sept. 8. Coming off a big win against highly ranked Twin Cedars, the Bears took on Baxter, another powerhouse team. E.V. averaged 40 points in their first three games of the season, and put up 40 more...
09/14/2017 - 11:26am
The Sigourney boy's and girl's cross country teams took on a field of runners on the Lagos Acres golf course in Keota on Tuesday, Sept. 5. Behind some quality individual performances, both teams took home first place. The girls got things started on the hilly course, with windy and chilly conditions, quite the opposite from last year's...
09/14/2017 - 11:20am
Ken Hutchinson has been coaching Pekin volleyball for 11 years. In that time-frame he had never beaten Mediapolis. That changed when the Panthers hosted the offensive juggernaut on Thursday, Sept. 7, sweeping them in three sets. The first set went back and forth, each side recording scoring spurts. Pekin ended the set on a high note and ended up...
09/14/2017 - 11:11am
Tri-County scored a season high with a developing offense. The defense didn't have as much success, giving up 64 points in the loss to Melcher-Dallas on Friday, Sept. 8.   Tegon Fogle continued to lead the offense with his arm, throwing for 142 yards and two touchdowns. Fogle also rushed for a score, finishing with one yard on...
09/14/2017 - 11:03am
The Pekin Panthers beat Montezuma in every facet of the game on Friday, Sept. 8. Pekin accumulated 383 yards, compared to 82 yards for Montezuma in a 41-0 win. Star running back Monico Requena took on most of the workload for the Panthers. He carried the ball 14 times, finishing with 105 yards and three scores. Three other Panthers in Dayne Eckley...
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