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(3/30) Boys Track at Pekin This Evening


Pekin is hosting a boys track meet today which will include Cardinal and Van Buren. The Ruritan Relays get underway at 4:30. A total of 12 schools are expected to compete.

(3/30) Iowa Beats Indiana In Baseball


The University of Iowa baseball team started Big 10 conference competition over the weekend sweeping a home series against 19th rated Indiana. The scores were 2-0 Friday, 5-1 Saturday and 10-6 yesterday. The 17 and 6 Hawkeyes are 3 and 0 in the league for the first time since 1994. Iowa had not defeated a ranked opponent since downing number 13 Purdue May 18th and 19th of 2012. They host Grand View tomorrow afternoon at 3. 

Nebraska is also 3 and 0 in the conference, Maryland and Ohio State have 4 and 2 records while Northwestern has started 2 and 1. Iowa

(3/30) IWC Softball Squad Goes 2 And 2 Over The Weekend


Iowa Wesleyan split a softball doubleheader at Webster University Friday winning the nightcap 4-3 after falling in the 1st game 16-4. Saturday at Principia the Tigers rolled 9-0 then came up short 11-8. The twin bill scheduled at Knox College yesterday ened up being called off. The 8 and 6 Tigers host a doubleheader with Westminster College tomorrow starting at 3.

(3/30) IWC Wins Twice In Baseball Against Blackburn


The Iowa Wesleyan College baseball team swept Blackburn 5-1 and 10-7 yesterday at Mount Pleasant. The Tigers lost a pair of home games to Greenville Saturday 7-3 and 15-9. They are 9 and 8 overall including a 4 and 5 conference record. IWC travels to Eureka College in Illinois later this week playing a single game at 3 Friday then a doubleheader Saturday afternoon starting at 1.

(3/30) IHCC Softball Team Splits With Kirkwood


Indian Hills took a 6-5 win at Kirkwood yesterday in the 2nd game of a softball doubleheader. The Warriors dropped the opener 12-11. They visit Marshalltown today at 2 making up a Region 11 twin bill that was postponed on Friday. IHCC is 13 and 8 this season.

(3/27) IWC Takes 2 From Blackburn In Softball


The Iowa Wesleyan College softball team beat Blackburn 11-5 and 10-4 last Saturday at Mount Pleasant. The doubleheader scheduled at Loras Tuesday was postponed. The 6 and 4 Tigers visit Webster University today with the opening game of the twinbill starting at 5.

IWC picked up an 11 inning 11-10 baseball win over Monmouth College Wednesday. They are now 7 and 6 this season. The Tigers face Greenville College in a home doubleheader today with the opener getting underway at 2.

(3/27) IHCC Softball Team Sweeps SCC


Indian Hills beat Southeastern Community College 11-3 and 9-7 in Region 11 junior college softball Wednesday at West Burlington. The Warriors are now 12 and 7 overall this season. They have a conference doubleheader scheduled in Marshalltown today starting at 3.

(3/25) Iowa Womens Basketball Team Facing Baylor


Iowa takes on Baylor in the NCAA womens basketball tournament 6:30 tomorrow night at Oklahoma City. The game is being broadcast live on FM95.9, Classic 96 with coverage starting at 6:15. The 26 and 7 Hawkeyes are ranked 15th by USA Today and number 18 in the Associated Press poll. Baylor is rated 5th by AP and has the 6th spot in the USA Today rankings. The winner will face Notre Dame or Stanford Sunday night at 7:30 in Oklahoma City..

(3/25) Top Davis County Performances From Indoor Track And Field Competition


The Davis County teams were at the Pekin indoor track meet in Pella Friday night. Winning for the boys were Clay Hammaker the 55 meter high hurdles, the 4 by 800 including Justin Vollmer, Zach Hougland, Jacob Jones and Doug Turner, the shuttle hurdle relay featuring Caleb Cowles, Hammaker, Justin Utt and Trenton Goode, the California mile made up by Utt, Connor Davidson, Michael Payne, Dalton Kanselaar, Hammaker, Goode, Matthew Hopkins and Payton Moss plus the shuttle relay with Nick Slayton, Payne, Kanselaar and Utt.

Finishing 1st in the girls competition included Hayleigh Sharp the 55 meter hurdles and long jump, Kate Birchmier the shot put, the shuttle hurdle relay that featured Jaylynn Sharp, Connor Wilfawn, H. Sharp and Klaire Fipps with a school record time of 42.09, the California mile including Aleaha Johnson, Mason Roberts, Mallory Wells, Addi McKee, Lauren Lynch, Makayla Moore, H. and J. Sharp running a new school record 4:01.07 plus the 4 by 800 of Alyssa Yahnke, McKee, Kalleigh Tharp and Madelyn Nelson.

(3/3) SEISC Boys All-Conference Basketball Selections Announced


Van Buren basketball players named 1st Team All-Conference in the South Division of the Southeast Iowa Superconference for the most recent season include senior Garrett Saunders and junior Will Mertens. Keaton Winn, a junior from Pekin, was on the North Division 1st Team list. Making the South 2nd Team were Cardinal senior Cody Streeby and senior Brandon Plecker of Van Buren. Pekin junior Ryan Swanson got 2nd Team recognition in the North. Honorable Mention went to:
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