Mike Burvee

10/12/2018 - 4:19pm
Football games tend to last two and a half, maybe three hours tops depending on pace of play and stoppages, but that wasn’t the case on a stormy night October 6 when Pekin and BGM met up. Thanks to a lightning delay that lasted over two hours, the game lasted five hours and ended with another heartbreaking 13-28 loss for Pekin, their second close loss in as many weeks. Pekin got things...
09/27/2018 - 9:29pm
The Savages and Lady Savages capped off a strong week with each finishing in second place at the Keota XC Invitational at Lagos Acres on September 20. Mason Moore and Tristan Bell helped the boys while Laine Graff and Summer Barthelman led the girls’ team. “Both teams getting second was a nice little affirmation that we’re...
09/27/2018 - 4:52pm
The Cobras were coming off a high after beating EBF a week earlier, a team that’s had their number in the recent past. They did so without one of their star players, Carson Crawford, proving to themselves they can beat anyone if they stick together. They were unable to get things going when they headed over to play Wilton on September 21 and...
09/27/2018 - 4:44pm
It’ll be a battle of opposites when Chad Strong and JT Energy clash in the ring on October 6 at Memorial Hall as part of the Road to Bridge City Tour. Not only will it be a battle of varying experience, with one having wrestled for most of his life and the other just getting his career going. Strong’s career started 16 years ago when...
09/20/2018 - 1:38pm
SK was coming off a high when they beat a stingy Albia team at home on September 7 in a game that took a lot of heart and a lot of grit. The celebration was cut short after they found out their star running back was injured and require season-ending surgery. They faced another tough opponent in Eddyville-Blakesburg Fremont on September 14 and...
09/20/2018 - 1:35pm
Tri-County fell behind early in their Homecoming game against English Valleys and were unable to claw their way back, taking the 0-66 loss. The Trojans lost more than the game, they lost Tegon Fogle, a pivotal player who was taken out in the first half via ambulance. They did get some good news near the end of the game when they heard Fogle’...
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