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...
10/06/2017 - 10:44am
The Pekin football team went 6-0 before facing their toughest challenge yet when they travelled to Lynnville-Sully on Sept. 29. The Panthers hit a wall against the Hawks, leaving with a 35-7 loss. "For once we played a great team that challenged us in ways we hadn't been challenged before," Panther coach Bud Blakely said. "We...
10/06/2017 - 10:42am
The Savages up and down volleyball season continued when they faced off against English Valleys on Monday, Sept. 25. Nothing has come easy for Sigourney this season, and with the number of matches winding down, each win is a must. The Savages got the result they needed, beating E.V. in three sets. Sigourney started the match off sluggish, a trend...
10/06/2017 - 10:39am
Pekin had seen success in every meet this season, leading up to competing at Iowa City West on Sept. 26. The competition was some of the toughest Pekin had faced, and it showed throughout the day. Both the boy's and girl's teams had finished in first place multiple times, but this time the girls finished in third and the boys in fourth...
09/28/2017 - 1:40pm
With half the season complete, Tri-County had yet to win a game. In four games, the Trojans scored a total of 48 points on offense, while giving up a whopping 280 points. They put all that out of their mind, going into Seymour on Sept. 22, and coming out a winner. A rather quiet first quarter resulted in only one score, coming from a 45-yard pass...
09/28/2017 - 1:34pm
Pekin was the first school in the area to have their Homecoming festivities. A week of spirit and pride helped hype up the football game on Sept. 22. The Panthers couldn't have gotten much better a result, beating up Eldon 56-6. Pekin got off to a quick start, scoring on their first drive, forcing a fumble, and scoring again. Torell...
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