Bees 3-Game Winning Streak Broken by Hard-Luck Kernels

The Cedar Rapids Kernels broke their 8-game losing streak yesterday, at the expense of the Burlington Bees.

The Kernels overcame a 3-run deficit and defeated the Bees on Community Basket Day, 7-6.   Burlington travels to Davenport to face the Quad-Cities River Bandits tonight at 7 and you can hear the game on KBUR, beginning with the pre-game show at 6:40.


The SCC baseball team is headed to Enid, Oklahoma and the NJCAA, Division-2 World Series for the first time in two decades.   The Blackhawks are now 44-20…that ties a school record for wins in a season…after beating Southeast Nebraska Community College 9-4 yesterday in the North Plains District championship game in Burlington.  


In high school baseball, it’s the Illinois Class 1A quarterfinals, with West Central at United at 4:30…in 2A, it’s West Hancock at Macomb at 4:30…and Illini West hosts South Fulton.


In girls high school golf, the Iowa regional first-round tournaments get underway.


And former BHS track star Khanishah Williams…now at junior at Iowa…won the Big-10 championship in the high jump. She went 5-9 ¼.