Bees Win Twice Over Beloit

The Burlington Bees won twice yesterday at Community Field, the first game a completion of the April 27th suspended contest, which the Bees took from Beloit 3-2…..and then 3-1 in the second game against the Snappers.  

The Bees host Beloit again tonight in a doubleheader, beginning at 5.   

Elsewhere on the local schedule today/tonight…..  

In girls high school soccer…Class 2A regional, Keokuk at Pleasant Valley, 6 pm


In boys baseball…

BHS hosts Davenport West

New London at WB

Cardinal at Central Lee

Columbus at Mennonite

Danville at Holy Trinity

Ft. Madison at Fairfield

Lone Tree at Mediapolis

Van Buren at Twin Cedars

WACO at Winfield-Mt.Union

Wapello at L-M


In girls softball…

BHS at Davenport west

WB-ND at New London

Central Lee at Cardinal

Columbus at Mennonite

Ft. Madison at Fairfield

Keokuk at Washington

Lone Tree at Mepo

WACO at Winfield-Mt.Union

Wapello at L-M Continue Reading


Bees Within Stinging Distance of Playoffs; Play Again Tonight

The Burlington Bees still have a chance to make the playoffs, after beating the Quad Cities River Bandits last night 2-1 at Community Field.  

With Peoria’s loss, the Bees are now a-half-game out of second place and the second playoff spot.   The Bees and Bandits play again tonight at 6:30 in Burlington and you can hear the game on KBUR.  

In high school soccer…The Columbus boys were eliminated from the Class 1A playoffs (in the quarterfinals) yesterday, when they lost to powerhouse Dyersville Beckman 3-0. The Wildcats end their season with an 11-5 record.   Dyersville is riding a 13-game winning streak and the Trailblazers face Mid-Prairie today at noon.  

At the girls state tennis tournament…ND-WB’s Stephanie Wills, in singles, and Keokuk’s doubles team of Lakyn Boltz and Alexis Kemp, were all eliminated yesterday in Iowa City, Wills in the quarterfinals and Kemp and Boltz in the first round. Continue Reading

Burlington Bees

Bees Win; Playoff Hopes Alive

The Burlington Bees beat the Quad Cities River Bandits 6-3 last night at Community Field. The Bees are now a-half-game behind the Bandits for third place in the Western Division and 1 ½ games behind Peoria for the first half (of the season) wild-card spot.   The Bees and Bandits play again tonight in Burlington and you can hear the game on KBUR, starting with the pregame show at 6:10.  

In high school baseball…

ND 10, Keokuk 3


In girls softball…

BHS and WB-ND split a double-header, Burlington winning 5-1 and WB-ND winning game-2 3-1. New London 16, Harmony 0

Mediapolis 7, Mennonite 0

Ft. Madison 17, Central Lee 4

Wapello 3, Danville 0



In high school state tournament soccer play in Des Moines…

(1A quarterfinal)   Columbus(11-4) boys vs. Continue Reading


Homer-Happy Bees Beat Kernels

The Burlington Bees hit three homers yesterday afternoon on the road, on their way to a 6-4 win over the Cedar Rapids Kernels. Today’s an off-day for the whole Midwest League and the Bees will return to Community Field tomorrow night, to begin a series with the Quad Cities River Bandits.   (You’ll be able to hear all the action on KBUR.)


In high school baseball…

ND 16, New London 1

WB 13, Harmony 0

Danville 3, Central Lee 0

Wapello 16, Columbus 1

L-M 6, Mediapolis 0

Winfield-Mt.Union 7, Pekin 6

Highland 18, WACO 1


In girls softball…

WB-ND 19, Harmony 0

Wapello 3, Columbus 0

Pekin 5, Winfield-Mt.Union 1

Keokuk split with Mt. Pleasant, winning 2-nothing and losing 2-1. Ft. Continue Reading

KBUR Sports

Bees Lose, Girls Head to State Golf

The Burlington Bees lost to Cedar Rapids 4-3  yesterday afternoon on the road, as the Kernels’ Chad Christensen cracked an 8th inning homer to break a 3-all tie.  

The two teams will wrap up their series today at noon and the Bees return to Community Field Wednesday to face the Quad Cities River Bandits. (There are no games scheduled for tomorrow.)


The Iowa girls state golf tournament gets underway today and New London is among the top teams in Class 1A, Mt. Pleasant in 4A.   New London plays in Marshalltown, Mt. Pleasant in Ames, and Central Lee’s Alex Krehbiel…who qualified individually in 3A…will also swing at the Ames Country Club. Continue Reading

KBUR Sports

Bees Lose Third Straight; Bears Advance in Boys Soccer

The Burlington Bees lost again last night to the Peoria Chiefs, 3-1, this time in 9 innings and without a rain delay. Burlington has now lost 3-in-a-row and is 25-27 on the year; the Chiefs up their first-half record to 29-24. The two teams will wrap up their series tonight in Peoria and you can hear the game on KBUR. Saturday, the Bees begin a 3-game series in Cedar Rapids against the Kernels. In high school baseball…

Van Buren 18, Harmony 1

Highland 3, Mediapolis 1

Central Lee 12, New London 0


On the college baseball front, the SCC Blackhawks have placed 10 players on the all-region team and Coach Justin Schulte has been named North Plains District coach-of-the-year.   SCC set a new school record for wins in a season…45…and went to the NJCAA World Series for the first time since 1994. Continue Reading

Burlington Bees

Rain, Xtra Innings = Bees Loss

After a two-hour rain delay and 12 innings of play, the Burlington Bees lost to the Chiefs in Peoria early this morning. The final score, after about six hours, was 2-1. The two teams will go at it again tonight and you can hear the game on KBUR, beginning with Michael Broskoski’s pre-game show, at 6:10.  

In high school baseball…

Burlington dominated Ft. Madison twice, 12-0 (in 5 innings) and 15-5 (in 6). Continue Reading

Burlington Bees

Bandits Outscore Bees; SCC Season Over

The Burlington Bees and Quad Cities River Bandits slugged it out last(Tues) night at Community Field, but in the end the Bandits scored last to beat the Bees 10-9. Burlington begins a 3-game series at Peoria tonight, and that’ll be followed by three more on the road at Cedar Rapids.   You can hear all the action, beginning tonight at 6:10, on KBUR.  

In college baseball, SCC was eliminated from the NJC-double-A, Division-2 World Series yesterday by Mesa, Arizona.  The Blackhawks end their season at 45-21; that’s a new school record for wins.   

In high school baseball…

(#3-1A) Van Buren 16, WB 2

Danville 10, Harmony 1

Wapello 17, Winfield-Mt.Union 7

And Davenport Assumption beat Mt. Continue Reading

Burlington Bees

Bees Win as Fish Catches Big One

Michael Fish’s walk-off home run in the bottom of the 10th inning…his second homer of the game…gave the Burlington Bees a 7-5 win over the Quad Cities River Bandits yesterday(Mon) at Community Field. The two teams will play again tonight in Burlington and you can hear all the action on KBUR, beginning at 6:10.  


In college baseball, the SCC Blackhawks were shut out by Madison(WI) College in the second round of the NJCAA, Division-2 World Series.   SCC will play again today at 3:30 against Mesa, Arizona. If they lose this afternoon, the Blackhawks are out of it…but if they win, they’ll play again Thursday night.  


It’s tournament time(substate quarterfinals) for Iowa boys soccer and here are some of the games tonight:


Class 1A – Mediapolis at ND-WB, 6 pm

                   Columbus vs. Continue Reading