Greyhounds Find Success, Bulls Fall to Cleveland

The Burlington Greyhound Girls won a battle on the soccer pitch last night, downing Clinton 5-3, the Boys team was also victorious over Clinton, 1-0. In other prep soccer action the 6th Ranked Danville-New London Boys Squad won over IMS, 4-0. Keokuk’s undefeated Girls beat Fort Madison 9-0. Holy Trinity’s Girls beat Mid Prairie 6-1, their boys won 2-0 over Central Lee. Mediapolis fell to Columbus, 2-1. Continue Reading

New London, Burlington See Golf Success, Brady Suspended

The New London Girls Golf Team won the team competition at the SEI Superconference Golf Tournament Monday. They almost swept the whole competition, but were stopped in their tracks by Winfield-Mount Union’s Grace Edwards, who won top marks in the individual category. Meanwhile, across the river, the Burlington Girls Golfers were taking third at the Mississippi Athletic Conference Tournament at Kewanee Dune in Kewanee, Illinois, just behind Pleasant Valley and North Scott. The NFL Champions, the New England Patriots, have been fined $1 million and their quarterback, Tom Brady, has been suspended for four games after an NFL investigation determined that Brady and several members of the Patriots Staff likely knew that balls were deflated during the AFC Championship Game. The Burlington bees fell to Kane County 2-0, Cubs beat the Mets 4-3, White Sox lost to Milwaukee 10-7, Royals lost to Texas 8-2. Continue Reading

Lebron Matches Rose Buzzer Beater, SCC Season Ends

The 15th ranked Iowa Hawkeye Baseball Team took down Minnesota 7-1 to complete a series sweep at home. They improved their record to 37-12 overall, 18-3 in the Big 10. The 13th ranked SCC Blackhawks had their season ended with a loss to 12th NIACC 5-3, in the Region 11 tournament. They end the season at 42-18. Cubs lost to Milwaukee 3-2, White Sox won 4-3 over the Reds, Twins fell to Cleveland 8-2, and the Pirates beat the Cardinals 4-3. Continue Reading

Chicago Can’t Stop LBJ, Bees in Rut

The Burlington Bees are still in a rut, dropping their fourth straight game last night against the Beloit Snappers in Wisconsin, 4-1. They return home tonight to take on Peoria at Community Field. St. Louis had their eight game winning streak cut down by the visiting Chicago Cubs as the Cards lost 6-4. The game broke the Cubs four game losing streak. Continue Reading

Bulls Clobber Bucks, Bears take White

After suffering a loss on Wednesday, the Burlington Bees picked right back up with a win last night at home against Kane County. A Bees run in the 13th Inning lifted them past the Cougars 3-2. On the Pro level, Cardinals over the Phillies 9-3, Twins blew past the White Sox 12-2, Royals over the Tigers 8-1. Prep Soccer, Burlington blew a halftime lead to lose to Davenport Central, 5-2. Burlington’s Girls also fell to Davenport Central, 10-1. Continue Reading

Bees Fall, SCC Wins

The Burlington Bees fell to Kane County last night despite taking an early lead, falling 5-4. Kane County manager Mark Grudzielanek was ejected mere moments into the game for arguing with an umpire while the teams were still exchanging lineup cards. SCC took down Illinois Central College 11-5 on the road in Peoria, their 40th win of the season. St. Louis downed the Phillies 5-2 last night at home. Continue Reading

White Sox Play Orioles in Empty Stadium

The Burlington Bees took down the Kane County Cougars 5-4 at home yesterday to improve to 12-7 on the year. White Sox will finally play the Orioles tonight after having two games postponed due to rioting in Baltimore. They will play in Baltimore’s Camden Yards tonight in a completely empty stadium–the game will be closed to the public due to the unrest. Cardinals took down the Phillies 11-5, Cubs Downed the Pirates 6-2, Royals beat the Indians 11-5. Twins over the Tigers 3-2. Continue Reading

WBND’s Star Jumper Wins Drake Relays

West Burlington-Notre Dame’s star high jumper vaulted his way to a third straight win at the Drake Relays in Des Moines on Thursday. Senior Jeff Giannettino (Gina-Teeno) is the first athlete ever to win the event three times, winning with a jump of 7’1″. Giannettino will compete at West Point next year. Prep Soccer, Danville-New London’s Boys blanked the Notre Dame Nikes 6-0. Burlington’s Boys took down Mount Pleasant 4-0. Continue Reading