Bees Win Again; Pitching Tough

The Burlington Bees scored early last night and then hung on…thanks to good pitching, four opposition errors and seven walks…in beating the Bowling Green(OH) Hot Rods 5-2.


The Bees are now 4-2 for the season, while Bowling Green drops to 2-4.  The two teams play again today at 11:30 at Community Field.  Tomorrow(Fri) night, Dayton comes to town for a 3-game series.


Long-time Fort Madison wrestling coach Mick Pickford died yesterday in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.  He was 82.   Pickford was head coach of the Bloodhound wrestlers for 35 years and during that span his teams won 17 conference titles, 10 sectional tournaments, three district meets and finished in the top-6 in the state six times, including a third place in 1980.   His squads once won 42 duals in a row and he had six undefeated seasons.


In college softball yesterday…..

SCC swept John Wood 7-3 and 11-8

Today, the SCC women play at Illinois Central


In high school baseball today…..

West Central hosts ROWVA(boys baseball-girls softball double-header)

West Hancock at Illini West


In other girls softball action…..

Southeastern at Illini West

West Hancock at Liberty


In high school golf…..

ND-WB at Van Buren

Iowa Mennonite at Wapello

Mediapolis at Lone Tree

Winfield-Mt.Union at L-M

Washington boys at Mt. Pleasant

Keokuk girls Invitational


In boys soccer…..

BHS at Davenport Assumption

Danville-New London at ND-WB

Holy Trinity at Central Lee

Wapello at Highland


In girls soccer…..

BHS at Macomb

Ft. Madison at Holy Trinity

Ottumwa at Mt. Pleasant