KBUR Sports

Giannettino Clears 7-Feet; MP Girls Win Relay, Then Disqualified

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.  

But the members of the Mt. Pleasant girls shuttle hurdle relay team had a rough day, as they won in record time, but were then told they had been disqualified because one of their runners had left early. Continue Reading

Sloppy Bees Lose to Snakes

The Burlington Bees committed six errors…which led to four unearned runs…and a 6-4 loss last night to the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers.  

The Bees are now 11-7, while Wisconsin ups its record to 10-8.   The teams will end the series with an 11:30 game today at Community Field.   Tomorrow night, the Bees will host Beloit, in a 3-game set that will take them through Sunday afternoon.  


In high school baseball yesterday…West Hancock 16, Southeastern 0 (5 innings)




The big event on the high school and college sports schedule today is the Drake Relays in Des Moines, where a number of local boys, girls, men and women are competing today, tomorrow and Saturday in various individual and team events. Continue Reading

Burlington Bees

Bees Edge Snakes for 11th Win

The Burlington Bees got by the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers 2-1 last(Tues) night at Community Field.  

The Bees improved their record to 11-6, while the Rattlers are now 9-8.   They’ll play again tonight in Burlington and you can catch all the action on KBUR, beginning with Michael Broskoski’s pregame show at 6:10.  

In high school baseball yesterday…Illini West 6, Unity 0


In soccer…BHS 2, Davenport North 1

                   Davenport North boys 1, BHS 0

                   ND-WB-Danville girls 2, Mt. Pleasant 0

                   Iowa Mennonite boys 5, ND-WB 0

                   (#3-1A) Danville-New London boys 3, Highland 0

                   Holy Trinity girls 6, Columbus 0

                   Keokuk girls 7, Washington 1

                   Wapello boys 3, Central Lee 0


In tennis…Keokuk boys 8, BHS 1

                   BHS girls 5, Keokuk 4

                   Mt. Pleasant girls 6, ND-WB 3

                   Ft. Continue Reading

Burlington Bees

Bees Beat Rattlers; Now 10-6

The Burlington Bees kicked off their current homestand last night with a 5-1 win over the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers. 


The Bees are now 10-6 for the year, while Wisconsin drops to 9-7.   The two teams play again tonight at 6:30 at Burlington’s Community Field.   You can hear the game on KBUR, beginning with Michael Broskoski’s pre-game show at 6:10.  

In high school sports yesterday…..  

The Ft. Madison boys soccer team beat Mt. Pleasant 3-2


The Mt. Continue Reading

Burlington Bees

Bees Home to Face Wisconsinites

Easter Sunday was a day of rest for Burlington’s minor-league baseball team, but the Bees will get back to work tonight(Mon) at 6:30 at Community Field, where they’ll take on the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers.  

You can catch the game on KBUR, starting with Michael Broskoski’s pre-game show at 6:10.   The Bees homestand consists of a four-game series with Wisconsin, followed by three more with the Beloit Snappers, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  


17-year old Bobby Pierce of Oakwood, Illinois beat Jason Feger and Brandon Sheppard over the weekend at 34 Raceway, to win the 6th annual Slocum-50 for Late Models and more than $10,000.   Jason Cook took the trophy in the IMCA Stock Cars feature and John Schulz crossed the line first in the 305 Sprints.  


On the local sports schedule today…..  

In high school baseball…West Hancock at Bushnell-Prairie City

In college baseball…Iowa Wesleyan at Eureka

In college softball…Kirkwood at SCC and Principia at IWC

In high school softball…West Central at Bushnell-Prairie City and West Hancock at Illini West

In co-ed track & field…West Central at Bushnell
In boys track…Panther Relays at Pekin, Van Buren at Central Lee and the Fuzz Berges Invitational at Illini West


In boys soccer…FM at Mt.Pleasant, Mediapolis at Holy Trinity and W. Liberty at Columbus

In girls soccer…Mt. Continue Reading

Burlington Bees

Bees Sting Captains; Home Monday

The Burlington Bees beat the Lake County Captains 6-1 in Eastlake, Ohio yesterday.  

The Bees are off today, Easter Sunday, but they’ll return home for a series beginning tomorrow night against the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers.  

You can hear all the action on KBUR, with Michael Broskoski. Continue Reading

Burlington Bees

Bees Lose to Captains

The Burlington Bees lost 6-3 to the Lake County Captains in Eastlake, Ohio last night.  

The two teams will continue their 3-game series tonight(Fri) and you can hear all the action on KBUR, starting with Michael Broskoski’s pregame show at 5:10.   The Bees will wrap up their Ohio road trip after Saturday’s game…Sunday’s an off day…and Burlington returns home for a Monday night battle with the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers at Community Field. Recently-departed West Burlington head football coach Jeff Housel has landed on his feet (cleats?) across the river – he’s been named the new head coach at West Central High School near Biggsville.   Housel takes over a “Heat” program that was 15-22 under former coach Roger Kerfoot.  

In high school soccer yesterday….. ND-WB girls 9, Ft. Continue Reading

TinCaps Beat Bees; LakeCo Next

There was no snow involved this time, but the Burlington Bees lost “big” to the Ft. Wayne TinCaps last night, 13-3 in northeast Indiana. With the defeat, the Bees fall to 6-5, while Ft. Wayne is now 4-7.  The two teams will wrap up their series this morning at 10:05 and the Bees will then head to Lake County for a 3-game set against the Captains.   By the way, you can hear today’s game on “gobees.com.”


In college baseball yesterday….. SCC 19, Muscatine 10


In high school play….. Continue Reading