Mike Burvee

12/05/2017 - 12:19am
Derek Greiner has now made two memories in the same building, two of which he'll never forget. The first occurred 16 years ago, when Greiner helped lead his Savage Cobras to a state title, something they'd come ever so close to the three previous years. Just over a week ago, on Nov. 17, he was announced as one of six men to be inducted in this year's Hall of Fame class. Greiner's...
11/03/2017 - 7:58pm
For the second time in as many seasons, the Cobras matched up with the Eagles in playoff football. Last year, the Cobras were handed an ugly 49-0 loss. Pella Christian came out strong again this year, as the Eagles wound up winning 53-21 on October 27. On a cold and windy night the Savages fell into a hole early. Several miscues made by the...
11/03/2017 - 7:49pm
The Pekin Panthers faced one of their hardest opponents all year when they traveled to face Hudson on October 27. Pekin came into the game with one loss, coming from the division's best team, Lynnville-Sully. Hudson knocked Pekin out of the playoffs with a shutout, 35-0. The Panthers got things going, working their way methodically down the...
11/03/2017 - 7:46pm
Hundreds of people flocked to Fort Dodge on October 28 to witness the 2017 Iowa High School cross country season come to a close. The best of the best from every division matched up on a cold and windy day on the Lakeside Municipal Golf Course. For Pekin fans, the experience wasn't anything new. Prior to the 1A girls race beginning, the PA...
11/03/2017 - 7:38pm
The Pekin Panthers and Sigourney Savages' volleyball squads met for a third time this season, splitting the first two matches. Sigourney had previously come into Pekin High and left with a five-set win in front of a raucous crowd. The most recent match, on October 23, was in front of just as raucous a combined crowd, Pekin students wearing...
11/03/2017 - 7:26pm
After a signature win over Sigourney, the Pekin Panthers had one more team standing between them and playing for a Regional volleyball championship. Unfortunately for Pekin, that team was Pella Christian, who was playing some of their best volleyball of the season. Things got off to a slow start for the Panthers, falling into a hole early. Many...
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