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WB-ND falls to Bondurant-Farrar

Defending champion Bondurant-Farrar rolled to a 9-4 victory over West Burlington/Notre Dame in a class 3A quarterfinal round game. Coach Roger Roland’s team started quickly by scoring seven runs in the first inning. West Burlington/Notre Dame coach David Oleson says he was proud of the way his team battled back… It was too big of a hill for the Falcons to climb out of as they fall to 23-13. Continue Reading

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No Volleyball at SCC until they find a Coach

Southeastern Community College has had to suspend their 2014-2015 volleyball season for now. According to a press release from the school, they are still in the process of securing a suitable head volleyball coach. Head coach Gary Anderson left SCC in February to coach at Iowa Central Community College. Since then, the college has had two rounds of interviews and the applicants didn’t’ meet college expectations. The Blackhawks currently have three student-athletes on it’s official roster. Continue Reading

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Blue Jays Take Quick Lead, Beat Lady Falcons in State Softball

Defending state champ Bondurant-Farrar scored seven times in the first inning, then held on to beat West Burlington-Notre Dame 9-4 in the first round of the girls 3A state softball tournament in Ft. Dodge yesterday. 

The Blue Jays advance to the semifinal round and will take on East Marshall Thursday night at 7 o’clock, while the Lady Falcons play Mid-Prairie this morning at 9 in a semifinal consolation contest. (Mid-Prairie lost to East Marshall 4-3 yesterday.)

 

The other 3A scores from yesterday…

Clarke 13, Spirit Lake 0

Greene County 2, Center Point-Urbana 0

At the boys Class 4A substate semifinal baseball tournament last night…

BHS 5, Cedar Rapids Jefferson 1   (Burlington will travel to Iowa City West for Wednesday night’s substate title game at 7 pm.)

 

In the 3A District final last night…

Centerville 11, Keokuk 1

 

In boys tournament baseball tonight…

ND vs. Lone Tree @ Washington (7 pm, Class 1A substate final)

L-M vs. Iowa City Regina @ Solon (7 pm, 2A substate final)

 

And the Burlington Bees lost to West Michigan 2-nothing last night. Continue Reading

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WB-ND Softball Travels to Fort Dodge

The West Burlington-Notre Dame girls softball team is in Ft. Dodge, preparing mentally to face defending 3A state champion Bondurant-Farrar at 1 o’clock today. At yesterday afternoon’s send-off, WB Athletic Director Jeff Housel spoke first….. Head Coach Jim Oleson talked about the Falcons’ competition….. The Lady Falcons are 23-12. Continue Reading

Bees Look to Sweep; WB-ND Softballers Take on State Champs

The Burlington Bees beat the West Michigan Whitecaps again yesterday 5-3 and Burlington will go for a 3-game sweep tonight in Comstock Park. You can hear the game on KBUR, beginning with the pre-game show at 5:40.  

In high school baseball tonight…

BHS at Cedar Rapids Jefferson’s Veterans Stadium (7:30 pm, 4A substate semifinal)

Keokuk at Centerville (7 pm, 3A state quarterfinal)

 

In girls high school softball this afternoon…

WB-ND vs. Bondurant-Farrar (1 pm, 3A state quarterfinal) The game will be played on Mittera Field at the Hazel and Harlan Rogers Sports Complex in Ft. Dodge. Continue Reading

Notre Dame, Van Buren Advance in Dist. 1A Baseball Tourney

The Burlington Bees lost to the South Bend Silver Hawks 6-3 last night at Four Winds Field. The Bees are now 13-13 in the second half of the season and 51-44 overall, while the Hawks move to 17-9 and 57-38.   The teams will play again tonight in South Bend and you can hear all the action on KBUR, starting with Michael Broskowski’s pregame show at 6:15.   

In high school baseball last night…

(Class 1A district semifinal) ND 2, Danville 0

(Class 1A district semifinal) Van Buren 11, New London 1

Notre Dame and Van Buren will play each other tomorrow in Danville for the district title.  

Tonight…

BHS hosts Cedar Rapids Washington at 7 pm in a 4A substate quarterfinal

Mt. Pleasant play Oskaloosa at Fairfield at 5 pm in a 3A district semifinal

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Bees Win; ND & New London Advance in H-S Baseball

The Burlington Bees hit the road last night,beating the South Bend Silverhawks 3-1, thanks to a 3-run fifth inning. 

The two squads will play again tonight and you can hear all the action from northern Indiana beginning at 5:45 on KBUR.  

In high school baseball tonight….. ND at Danville (Class 1A district semifinal, 7 pm)

New London at Van Buren(Keosauqua) (1A district semifinal, 7 pm)

  

The start times have been set for Iowa’s first three home football games, including the September 13th game against Iowa State. On August 30th, the Hawkeyes take on Northern Iowa at 11 am on the Big 10 Network…..the September 6th game against Ball State will start at 2:30 and will be carried on ESPN 2…..and the Iowa-Iowa State game on the 13th will also begin at 2:30 and will be on either ABC, ESPN or ESPN 2.   ***Of course, you can hear all the Hawkeyes games on KBUR. Continue Reading

Bees Win; ND & New London Advance in H-S Baseball

The Burlington Bees hit the road last night, beating the South Bend Silverhawks 3-1, thanks to a 3-run fifth inning. The two squads will play again tonight and you can hear all the action from northern Indiana beginning at 5:45 on KBUR.   

In high school baseball tonight….. ND at Danville (Class 1A district semifinal, 7 pm)

New London at Van Buren(Keosauqua) (1A district semifinal, 7 pm)

 

The start times have been set for Iowa’s first three home football games, including the September 13th game against Iowa State. On August 30th, the Hawkeyes take on Northern Iowa at 11 am on the Big 10 Network…..the September 6th game against Ball State will start at 2:30 and will be carried on ESPN 2…..and the Iowa-Iowa State game on the 13th will also begin at 2:30 and will be on either ABC, ESPN or ESPN 2. Continue Reading

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Sunday Send-Off for Falcons

The West Burlington-Notre Dame girls softball team has earned a trip to the state tournament in Ft. Dodge…  

and there’ll a send-off celebration Sunday afternoon at 12:30 at West Burlington High School. All West Burlington-Notre Dame fans are encouraged to attend and wish the Falcons good luck. They’ll take on Bondurant-Farrar Monday afternoon at 1 o’clock in the Class 3A quarterfinals. Continue Reading