Sports

01/10/2019 - 11:30am
The Pekin boys’ basketball team knew it would have a challenge on their hands by taking on a senior-laden Wapello team on January 4, their first game coming off break. Though the Panthers found themselves down early, the defense turned it around and the offense did the rest in a convincing 47-32 win over the Indians. They have now won five straight and are 8-2 on the season. Wapello...
01/10/2019 - 11:27am
Following the winter break the Savages picked up another dual win at North Mahaska on January 3 and followed that up with some deep runs in the Ottumwa Invitational on December 5, finishing in 10th place. At North Mahaska (Jan. 3) Iowa Valley vs Sigourney (54-22) The Tigers won the first match via forfeit, but Sigourney tied things up with an...
01/10/2019 - 11:24am
It remains the constant narrative it was unknown how the season would go for the Lady Savages, but so far, they’ve been exceeding their expectations. After rattling off five straight wins, the Lady Savages endured a difficult two game stretch, losing both, but have since won their last couple. They continued that streak when they traveled to...
01/10/2019 - 11:22am
The Lady Panthers started the season by traveling to face Wapello and came back with a 49-37 win, then followed that up by winning six of their next eight games. That win on the road also put more emphasis on their rematch January 4 at Pekin, with the Lady Arrows hoping to avoid being swept. Both teams were held to their fewest points scored in a...
12/13/2018 - 4:26pm
The Bears ended a 40+ game losing streak on December 3 by beating Cedar Valley Christian on the road, with their last win coming on opening night of the 2016-17 season, when they beat HLV by six on the road. It wasn’t easy to get the monkey off their back, falling behind early, but a spark in the second quarter ended up pushing the team to a...
12/13/2018 - 4:20pm
The Sigourney Savages were already short-handed when they found out one of their star players, Dustin Haines, would be unable to suit up due to illness. The Savages were able to overcome that and more adversity throughout the game to hold off the pesky Trojans 48-40. Judging on the how the game started, it seemed like the Trojans would score the...
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