Bees Sting Timber Rattlers

The Burlington Bees upped their record to 12-7 yesterday, with a 4-1 win over Wisconsin’s Timber Rattlers.


With the loss…their third in four games against Burlington…the “snakes” fall to 10-9.   Tonight at Community Field, the Bees begin a three-game series with the Beloit Snappers.   You can hear all the action on KBUR, starting with Michael Broskoski’s pre-game show tonight at 6:10.


At the Drake Relays yesterday and last night…..

Columbus senior Rickey Rivers placed 9th in the long jump…former Burlington High School distance runner Ben Witt, now an Iowa junior, ran the opening leg of the Hawkeyes’ 4 by 1600 relay team, which placed 10th…Mount Pleasant’s Mary Wester finished 9th in the shot put…Central College freshman Isaac Steffensmeier came in 27th in his first-ever 10,000-meter run…and West Burlington sophomore Xavior Williams, in his first Drake competition, scratched in the long jump.