Sports

11/12/2018 - 11:33am
As accomplished as Pekin is in cross country, it may come as a surprise not more of their athletes decide to continue running at the next level. After signing to continue their careers, Ryan Millikin and Malcolm Myers found more success at Hawkeye Community College, where they’ve helped the team reach as high as 14th Nationally. The two were recruited by Tyler Mulder, coach of both men...
10/26/2018 - 12:37pm
The Lady Panthers had a chance to exact revenge on Pella Christian in Regional play, but first they’d have to get through Cardinal in the first round on October 16. They came up just shy in the opening set and avoided a sweep, but eventually were sent home with a loss to end their season. Pekin fell behind a handful of points midway through...
10/26/2018 - 12:35pm
Tri-County closed out their season on the road by playing at Waco on October 19. They fell behind 42-0 in the first quarter and couldn’t climb back from the deficit, resulting in an 8-55 loss. Waco put up most of their points in the opening quarter of play against the Trojans, scoring the first six touchdowns of the game. They tacked on...
10/19/2018 - 12:02pm
Earlier this year, Leah Carter decided to continue playing volleyball in college. She signed her letter of intent in early January to take her talents to Hawkeye Community College and go from being a Savage to a RedTail. Carter was part of head coach Scott Weston’s recruiting outreach efforts leading up to the RedTails inaugural volleyball...
10/19/2018 - 12:01pm
Sigourney-Keota and Wapello met up on October 12 at Schaefer Field down in Ottumwa for the Cobras’ Senior Night, honoring those on the football team and cheer squad who’d be participating in their final home game. The final senior to be announced was Cale Jarmes, who passed away last year. His mother was in attendance and received a...
10/19/2018 - 11:59am
The Sigourney boys had a strong running from their top runners at the SICL cross country meet on October 11 at BGM. Originally, the meet was scheduled for October 9 in North English, but inclement weather pushed it back two more days. Mason Moore had one of his best meets as a Savage, running in the lead pack for most of the meet and finished...
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