Sports

04/03/2019 - 1:32pm
Packwood - Sigourney boys’ track had several positive results in their first meet of the season on March 25 at the Ruritan Relays. They finished in the top three in eight events, amounting to several wins and 78 team points, taking second place. The Savages earned some big points in the shot put and discus events, both led by Payton Schauf. He finished runner-up in the shot put with a toss...
03/08/2019 - 2:13pm
After graduating from Pekin last year, Maci Gambell traded in her jersey as part of the “Black Machine” to don the red and white of the Central Dutch women’s basketball team. She racked up over 500 minutes of action this season and coach Joe Steinkamp is impressed with what he’s seen so far. One of those instances came at...
03/08/2019 - 2:03pm
Kaleb Reeves suited up for his first competition in a Kohawks singlet in early December and since then has been involved in 21 matches throughout the season. He wasn’t expected to see as much time his freshman year, but an injury to one of Coe’s heavyweights added more of a load onto his shoulders. Reeves and the Kohawks began their...
02/28/2019 - 9:48am
The stakes couldn’t be much higher, the winner moves on to play at the State tournament while the loser has their season end that close to making it onto the Big Stage. Those were the options for Sigourney and Montezuma when the two squads met up in Williamsburg on February 18 for the Regional 5 Final. Sigourney hung around for much of the...
02/28/2019 - 9:41am
Buzzer beating shots can either be a cause for celebration or they can lead to devastation and disbelief. For the Pekin Panthers it was the latter, as they saw their season end in a matter of three seconds, combined with a ball dropping through the net. The Panthers had their opportunities late when they hosted Waco on February 19, but the...
02/21/2019 - 3:46pm
Mason Dye was the lone wrestler wearing a Sigourney singlet at the State wrestling tournament in Des Moines which began February 14 and wrapped up February 16. He came in with one goal in mind, finish atop the podium. He was on his way to achieving that accomplishment before getting derailed in the semifinal round, then bounced back to win one of...
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