Mike Burvee

02/07/2018 - 11:00am
All they do is win, or that's at least been the case recent for the Pekin wrestling program. As the stage gets even bigger and the field begins to narrow, they continue to excel, which led them to winning the sectional wrestling meet in North English on February 3. Twelve wrestlers suited up in hopes of continuing their season, and eight of them will be moving onto districts, inching closer...
02/07/2018 - 10:58am
Sigourney-Keota will be sending three wrestlers on to Districts, as the State tournament is just over a week away. The Savages had three first-place finishes from some of their best wrestlers in Mason Dye, Nick Ives and Kaleb Reeve at the Sectional meet in North English on February 3. Dye has been a force all season long and continued to prove he...
02/07/2018 - 10:54am
Four English Valleys wrestlers are guaranteed action at the District level, while the others that competed at Sectionals, on February 3 at North English, could serve as alternates. Keegan Cope was the first wrestler to take the mat for E.V. and in his first Sectionals appearance as a freshman, took home third place. He ran into Ethan Kupka of HLV...
02/07/2018 - 10:52am
Audrey Grove became the most recent local player to join the 1000-point club as she spurred the Lady Bears to another victory, when they beat Moravia 54-15 on February 3. The Lady Bears were hoping to end their regular season off on a high, after taking a tough loss to North Mahaska the night previous. They were able to do just that, as they came...
02/07/2018 - 10:51am
The Lady Panthers wrapped up their season with three games in the final week on January and opening days of February, of which they went 2-1. On January 30, the girls beat Winfield – Mt. Union 51-34 and then two days later hosted and beat Iowa Mennonite 59-29 to take the division title. Pekin set itself up for a potential division title when...
02/07/2018 - 10:47am
It's been a tough season for the Tri-County boys' basketball team, but as of late they have turned things around. Coming into a home matchup against North Mahaska on February 1, the Trojans had won two straight games. Though they almost let a lead slip out of their hands, Tri-County was able to hold off North Mahaska 51-48. Tri-County put...
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