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09/12/2018 - 9:14pm
The Cobras faced a tough non-conference test when they hosted Albia on September 7, hoping to take the momentum gained from a dominating win a week prior, and finish out with their second win. The conditions favored the Cobras ground-and-pound strategy, which ended up doing just enough to get a 22-14 win. The Cobras got first possession of the ball but a couple penalties and some early issues...
09/12/2018 - 9:04pm
It appears the Pekin cross country team excels when it comes to running in mud or sloppy conditions. Both boys’ and girls’ teams competed in two different competitions, both of which involved muddy courses, and ran some of their best times of the season. The Panthers ran at Waterworks Park in Fairfield on September 6, followed by a...
09/12/2018 - 8:59pm
The Pekin Panthers needed a late push in the third set when they traveled up to Highland on September 6. Finding themselves with their backs against the wall, despite being up by two sets, the Panthers rallied with a late push to put down the Wolves and preserve their first sweep of the season. Highland made things interesting by staying close to...
09/12/2018 - 8:50pm
The Lady Trojans hadn’t been on the court for a competitive match in over two weeks, but they ended their hiatus when they hosted North Mahaska on September 4. They ended up losing in three sets but kept it close throughout. “I wanted to see our girls play with some better communication and just improve overall,” Lady Trojans...
08/31/2018 - 1:40pm
The annual backyard brawl was renewed for another exciting chapter as Sigourney-Keota hosted Pekin with similar results to a year prior. The first half saw both sides take a lead, but Pekin would go on to win out the second half and get the 31-12 win, largely in part from a big game by Dayne Eckley. Weeks of preparation and work from the...
08/31/2018 - 1:37pm
The Savages faced some of their toughest competition in the first week of the cross country season when they ran against schools of various calibers at the Trojan Early Bird Invitational on August 23, hosted by Iowa City West. Five total boys’ teams and eight girls’ teams took to the University of Iowa’s Ashton Course on a...
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