Mike Burvee

03/20/2019 - 10:17am
Fairfield- Reza Borchardt dazzled and bewildered those in attendance at the Fairfield Convention Center on March 8 as part of his Edge of Illusion Tour. Some Pekin students got the opportunity to see a matinee of his show earlier in the day. Third and fourth grade students were in awe as Borchardt performed magic beyond card tricks and slight of hand tricks.  “Many of them commented...
02/28/2019 - 9:48am
The stakes couldn’t be much higher, the winner moves on to play at the State tournament while the loser has their season end that close to making it onto the Big Stage. Those were the options for Sigourney and Montezuma when the two squads met up in Williamsburg on February 18 for the Regional 5 Final. Sigourney hung around for much of the...
02/28/2019 - 9:41am
Buzzer beating shots can either be a cause for celebration or they can lead to devastation and disbelief. For the Pekin Panthers it was the latter, as they saw their season end in a matter of three seconds, combined with a ball dropping through the net. The Panthers had their opportunities late when they hosted Waco on February 19, but the...
02/21/2019 - 3:46pm
Mason Dye was the lone wrestler wearing a Sigourney singlet at the State wrestling tournament in Des Moines which began February 14 and wrapped up February 16. He came in with one goal in mind, finish atop the podium. He was on his way to achieving that accomplishment before getting derailed in the semifinal round, then bounced back to win one of...
02/21/2019 - 3:42pm
English Valleys sent a trio of wrestlers to the State tournament February 14 through February 16 with Cooper Andreassen, Caleb Peach and John Fisher having qualified with their runners-up finishes at the Montezuma District meet the weekend prior. Andreassen wound up finishing in fifth place at 152 lbs. and Fisher took ninth at 195 lbs. with all...
02/21/2019 - 3:40pm
For one Panther, it was the culmination of four years of top tier wrestling, and for the other, it was his first experience in the State tournament, which will benefit the team going forward. While neither Zach Hammes or Cael Baker managed to place at the State wrestling tournament, which ran from February 14-16, they capped off their seasons...
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