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...
12/13/2018 - 4:01pm
The Pekin Panthers boys’ basketball squad was in for a true test when they hosted the undefeated New London Tigers on December 8, with New London beating their opponents by an average of 24 points per game. The Panther defense kept things close early, but the Tigers managed to break the game open in the second half to win in 56-42. Pekin and...
12/13/2018 - 3:59pm
The Lady Bears were hoping to get their third win of the season and more over .500 after beating Cedar Valley Christian on December 3 but came up just short against the Lady Eagles the following evening. Despite a tough battle, even holding a lead midway through the final quarter, but some late free throws led to a 41-36 win for Keota. Keota got...
12/13/2018 - 3:53pm
The Pekin Panthers were able to win one of their two duals when they traveled down to West Burlington/Notre Dame on December 6. After coming out a little sluggish against the host Nikes, the Panthers responded by convincingly beating Cardinal to go .500 on the night. WBND 57, Pekin 24 Zach Hammes, Cael Baker and Mason Juhl provided some...
12/13/2018 - 3:39pm
The SK bowling squad started their season at home by facing Washington on December 5, picking up a win on the boys’ side, while the girls took a loss to split the day. The girls weren’t expected to do much so early in the season, a majority having little or no experience on the Varsity bowling squad. All but three on the team are...
12/06/2018 - 3:58pm
Sigourney came into their matchup with English Valleys on November 30 fresh off the heels of a defensive battle, beating Keota 58-47 earlier in the week. They knew they’d be facing another defensive test when they took on EV and survived several surges by the Bears, pulling away late for a 47-29 win. The Savages put together an early run,...
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