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02/06/2019 - 2:01pm
Seven teams gathered for Sectional competition on February 2, including Sigourney as the host school with hopes of advancing several wrestlers to the following weekend. Behind the back from their home fans, the Savages were able to advance Mason Dye and Trent Hendricks to Districts, one step away from making it to the State tournament. Sigourney had one Champion on the day with Dye (113 lbs.)...
01/23/2019 - 3:57pm
With both teams enjoying win streaks (Keota winning three of their last five and Sigourney winning four of their last five) the matchup between the Lady Eagles and Lady Savages on Jan. 15 was anticipated to be close. The two teams had met up in week two in which Sigourney won by seven. The Lady Savages kept Keota off the scoreboard in the third...
01/23/2019 - 3:55pm
More than 80 girls from around the state braved the wintry conditions and came together for Iowa’s Inaugural Girls’ State Wrestling Tournament on January 19. Of those who competed, Nevaeh Briggs made the list, representing the English-Valleys/Tri-County program. Briggs (138 lbs.) was given a bye in the first round of the tournament...
01/23/2019 - 3:53pm
As of recent, the Sigourney Savages and Pekin Panthers were trending in opposite directions with the Savages going through a rough patch, while the Panthers have rattled off seven straight wins. Records aside, the matchup between the two schools is always regarded as one of the bigger non-conference games given the rivalry aspect. Pekin took a...
01/23/2019 - 3:51pm
The Lady Panthers had only lost two games by a total of five points heading into their rematch with Highland on January 15. In week three of the season, Pekin made the trek to Highland and were handed a 48-47 loss. Having won eight of nine since, many of which in blowout fashion, the Lady Panthers were able to avenge their loss by beating the...
01/23/2019 - 3:48pm
The Pekin Panthers traveled to Lone Tree on January 17 for a quad wrestling meet followed by a rare weekend of no competition. The Panthers added on two more wins to the season after beating Lone Tree and Waco but lost to Washington to finish second on the night. Pekin 60, Lone Tree 6 The Panthers blitzed past the out-matched and out-numbered...
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