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01/18/2018 - 11:57am
Pekin was hoping to get a big win against their rival opponent Sigourney, when the two teams faced off in the Panther Den on January 13. The night prior, the Panthers had come up just shy of beating Mediapolis, but responded in a big way with a a 59-20 win over the Savages. Pekin came out with some fire, knocking down a couple early threes and attacking the basket. Sigourney wasn't finding...
01/18/2018 - 11:55am
The Tri-County boys' basketball team was searching for its first win of 2018 when they hosted Colfax-Mingo on January 12. The Trojans saw a lot of good things happen, but it wasn't enough as they fell 47-67. The game started out with a relatively low scoring quarter, something that benefited the Trojans. Colfax-Mingo was able to convert on...
01/18/2018 - 11:52am
In a battle of defense and speed, the Lady Panthers were able to control the Lady Savages and get a 49-33 win as a result on January 13. In their second straight game ranked 17th, there were high expectations for the Lady Savages when they went into Panther territory. Pekin had just come off a huge win the night prior, beating ranked Mediapolis,...
01/18/2018 - 11:48am
For the second straight game the Sigourney boys proved they could win in, and for the second straight game it's come down to a series of plays to get those wins. The Savages needed not one, but two overtimes to beat North Mahaska on the road 51-50 on January 9. Sigourney made it seem like they'd make quick work of the Warhawks, as they...
01/18/2018 - 11:30am
The SK wrestling team was back at competition when they traveled to the Hudson Invitational on January 13. Of the seven guys who wrestled for the Cobras, none finished with a place less than fifth. Mason Dye got things started in the 106-pound weight class bracket. Dye had a bye early on before losing a close 7-9 decision in the semifinal. He...
01/18/2018 - 11:27am
The running floater from Summer Barthelman hit the rim, bounced up, and then fell away from the basket. If the shot would have fallen, it would've been a massive upset for the Lady Savages. It wasn't meant to be however, as the Lady Warhawks kept their undefeated streak alive with a 49-48 win on January 9. Despite the hype of two high-...
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