Bees Lose 4th Straight; Back Home tonight

The Burlington Bees lost to the Kane County Cougars yesterday(Sun) 13-3, the Bees’ 4th loss in a row. 


Burlington returns to Community Field tonight to begin a 6-game homestand.   They’ll take on the Clinton Lumber Kings at 6:30 and you can hear all the action on KBUR, starting with Michael Broskoski’s pre-game show at 6:10.  


The winners at 34 Raceway Saturday were Jeff Waterman of Quincy in the IMCA Modifieds…John Oliver Jr. of Danville in the IMCA Stock Cars…Jayson Ditsworth of Gladstone in the 305 Sprints…Bobby Anders of Quincy in the IMCA Sport Mods…Justin Bucholz of Davenport in the Mod Lites…and Austin Becerra of Carthage in the 4-Cylinders. Continue Reading


Nikes Win “E” Bracket at Adidas Tourney of Champs

At the Adidas (soccer) Tournament of Champions at Burlington’s RecPlex, the Notre Dame-West Burlington/Danville girls beat Pekin (3-2) and Decatur Lutheran (1-0), to finish the weekend 3-0 and win the Bracket-E round robin competition.  

In Bracket-A, St. Teresa’s Academy of Kansas City, Missouri won the title…in Bracket-B, it was Batavia, Illinois…in Bracket-C, Belleville, Illinois East won the championship…and in Bracket-D, it was St. James Academy of Lenexa, Kansas taking the crown. Continue Reading

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Bees Lose Third Straight

In sports, the Burlington Bees lost to the Kane County Cougars 4-2 last night in Geneva, Illinois, Burlington’s third loss in a row.  

The Bees and Cougars play each other again this afternoon, after which Burlington returns to Community Field for a 3-game home series with the Clinton Lumber Kings, beginning tomorrow night. You can hear today’s and tomorrow night’s games on KBUR, with Michael Broskoski calling the action. Continue Reading

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Cougars Take Bees in 11

The Burlington Bees lost 3-2 last night to the Kane County Cougars in 11 innings.  

They’ll play again tonight in Geneva, Illinois and you can hear the game on KBUR, beginning with Michael Broskoski’s pre-game show at 6:10 pm.  

In women’s college softball, SCC lost twice to Jefferson College, 10-2 and 3-1, in the District-J championship series. The Lady Blackawks end their season with a record of 21-29. Continue Reading

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Bees and Rattlers Split Again

The Burlington Bees and Wisconsin Timber Rattlers split another double-header yesterday in Appleton, the Bees winning the first game 6-4 and then losing the nightcap 3-2.  

The Bees resume their 7-game road trip tonight, against the Kane County Cougars. Game time is 6:30 with Michael Broskoski’s pregame show on KBUR at 6:10.     (The Bees return to Community Field next Monday night against the Clinton Lumber Kings.)


In high school soccer yesterday…


Muscatine girls 6, BHS 1

Muscatine boys 7, BHS 1

(#3-1A) Danville-New London boys 2, Holy Trinity 1

ND-WB/Danville girls 10, Mediapolis 0

ND-WB boys 9, Mepo 0

Keokuk boys 4, Ft. Madison 1

Keokuk girls 9, Ft. Madison 0


In high school baseball…


South Fulton 8, West Hancock 7

Mercer County beat West Central twice, 10-0 and 16-0


In softball…


West Central 12, Mercer County 1

West Hancock beat Macomb twice, 23-0 and 18-5


***In college action…the SCC women play Jefferson College today at the district tournament inHillsboro, Missouri Continue Reading

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Local Athletes Pick UNI

Two area high school athletes have committed to continuing their sports careers at the University of Northern Iowa.  


Bryce Meyer of Ft. Madison will wrestle for the Panthers, after qualifying for state four times and placing three times as a Bloodhound…and Leslie Taylor of Mt. Pleasant has signed a letter-of-intent to run track at UNI, competing in the hurdles and long jump, and possibly the pole vault and heptathlon. Taylor is a 5-time state champion for Mt. Continue Reading

Rusty Bees, Rattlers Split

The Burlington Bees and Wisconsin Timber Rattlers finally got to play last night in Appleton and they split a double-header, with Wisconsin taking the first game 7-6 in 10 innings and the Bees coming back to win the nightcap 5-1.  

They’ll play two more today, beginning at noon, before the Bees head to Kane County for a 3-game series with the Cougars through Sunday.  

You can hear today’s games on  

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Bees Rained Out Twice

The Burlington Bees had both their scheduled games at Wisconsin last night rained out.  

They’ll try for a double-header again tonight, with the first pitch to be thrown…weather permitting, of course, at 5:05.  If there is any action, you can hear it on KBUR. Michael Broskoski’s pregame show will start at 4:45.   (The Bees have a day game scheduled for tomorrow at 12:05, also against the Timber Rattlers.)


In high school soccer yesterday…


North Scott boys 5, BHS 0

North Scott girls 10, BHS 0

ND-WB/Danville girls 6, Columbus 1

Columbus boys 6, ND-WB 2

(#3-1A) Danville-New London boys 8, Wapello 2

Holy Trinity boys 1, Highland 0 (2 OT’s)

Fairfield boys 2, Ft. Madison 0


In softball…West Hancock 5, Beardstown 2

In golf…

ND-WB boys 176, Danville 219

ND-WB girls 238, Danville 250

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Bees Lead as Game Suspended

The Burlington Bees were leading the Beloit Snappers 3-2 yesterday(Sun) afternoon at Community Field when the storm hit.   After a half-hour delay, the umpires declared the game “suspended,” and the teams will finish it June 8th, when the Snappers return to Burlington.   The Bees…now 13-8…go on the road to face Wisconsin four more times, before heading to suburban Chicago to face the Kane County Cougars.   You can hear tonight’s(Mon) game on KBUR. Air-time is 6:15 with Michael Broskoski’s pre-game show.  

At the Drake Relays, West Burlington-Notre Dame’s Jeff Giannettino went an even 7-feet to win the boys high jump title for the second straight year. His teammate…sophomore Xavior Williams, also from Notre Dame, placed third with a jump of 6-8. Continue Reading