Sports

02/21/2019 - 4:53pm
Keota – Maybe it was the excitement of the crowd or the cheers of the student body section led by the pumped-up Cheer Squad. Perhaps it was simply the thrill of being in a District Playoff game that gave the Lady Eagles their edge last Wednesday, February 13, 2019 in the Region 5 Class 1A Girls Basketball game against the Moulton-Udell Eagles. Watching them play, it becomes obvious that...
01/31/2019 - 12:34pm
The Sigourney Savages had a sub-par showing against Pekin on January 21 and needed to improve before their next competition, the SICL tournament on January 26 hosted by Tri-County. Not having school, the rest of the week meant no practices either, so things were uncertain going into such an important competition. The Savages came through, with...
01/31/2019 - 12:32pm
Keota’s matchup against Iowa Valley got pushed back due to weather but the two teams finally met up on January 26 in the Eagle’s Nest. Keota got another big night out of JD Stout, finishing with 40 points, in their 84-53 rout of Iowa Valley. The game was close early on with Iowa Valley hanging around despite the offense clicking for...
01/31/2019 - 12:31pm
As has been the case most of the season, the Keota girls’ basketball team had a goal of getting to the free throw line when they hosted Iowa Valley on January 25. They did that and then some, shooting 43 total attempts from the charity stripe and made 31 of them in their 49-39 win. Keota trailed 9-8 at the end of the first quarter, then...
01/31/2019 - 12:30pm
Sigourney was in for a test when they hosted Pekin for their annual duals on January 21 with Pekin gaining momentum as of late and the Savages having to wrestle without Mason Dye, one of their leaders and best wrestlers. The Savages gave up some points early due to forfeits and won two of the last three matches en route to a 56-12 loss. Trent...
01/23/2019 - 5:02pm
The Keota Eagles were on a mission Jan. 15 when they hosted the Sigourney Savages, having lost to them at Sigourney to open their promising season. The two teams that played on Tuesday weren’t the same ones that started the season, with Sigourney trying to get out of a rut and Keota finding their stride since. Keota had a double-digit lead...
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