Falcons Split Doubleheader with Ft. Madison, 12-5, 5-8

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WBND’s Lexi Davis (right) steals second before Ft. Madison Second Baseman Sadie Smithburg (left) can make the tag in the second game of a doubleheader with Ft. Madison Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame split with Ft. Madison, 12-5, 5-8.
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WBND Shortstop Makenna Davis (left) makes the tag on Ft. Madison’s Chayse Lowney (22) in the second game of a doubleheader with Ft. Madison Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame split with Ft. Madison, 12-5, 5-8.
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WBND Second Baseman Alyssa Dameron catches a popup for an out against Ft. Madison in the second game of a doubleheader with Ft. Madison Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame split with Ft. Madison, 12-5, 5-8.
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WBND Catcher Lexi Davis (center) smiles as she is congratulated by teammates after getting a double play on Ft. Madison in the second game of a doubleheader with Ft. Madison Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame split with Ft. Madison, 12-5, 5-8.

Falcons Sweep Ft. Madison in Doubleheader, 8-6, 7-5

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West Burlington’s Jayden Breuer (4) is congratulated by teammates after hitting a walk off 2-run homer to win the first game of a doubleheader against Ft. Madison Tuesday night in West Burlington. WB swept Ft. Madison, 8-6, 7-5.
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West Burlington Leftfielder Jayden Breuer (left) makes the catch for the out in the first game of a doubleheader against Ft. Madison Tuesday night in West Burlington. WB swept Ft. Madison, 8-6, 7-5.
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West Burlington First Baseman Colton Hohenthaner (21) gets the out in the first game of a doubleheader against Ft. Madison Tuesday night in West Burlington. WB swept Ft. Madison, 8-6, 7-5.
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West Burlington Pitcher Tate Snodgrass sends the ball to the plate in the first game of a doubleheader against Ft. Madison Tuesday night in West Burlington. WB swept Ft. Madison, 8-6, 7-5.
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West Burlington Shortstop Jayden Zurita (left) tags out Ft. Madison’s Dayne Cordray (6) in the first game of a doubleheader against Ft. Madison Tuesday night in West Burlington. WB swept Ft. Madison, 8-6, 7-5.
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West Burlington’s Jacob Fritz (22) rounds the bases after hitting 2-run homer in the third inning of the first game of a doubleheader against Ft. Madison Tuesday night in West Burlington. WB swept Ft. Madison, 8-6, 7-5.
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West Burlington Shortstop Masin Shullaw makes the catch for an out in the fifth inning of the first game of a doubleheader against Ft. Madison Tuesday night in West Burlington. WB swept Ft. Madison, 8-6, 7-5.

Falcons Win Home Opener, 10-0

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West Burlington – Notre Dame Shortstop Makenna Davis (left) catches the throw in time to make the tag on Cardinal’s Jamie White (16) as she tries to steal second Monday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated Cardinal, 10-0.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Makenna Davis (left) is congratulated by Coach David Oleson after hitting a solo homerun as the leadoff hitter in their home opener Monday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated Cardinal, 10-0.

Obituaries this week

Charles “Chuck” Andrew Solinski, 79, Middletown died Monday, May 22, 2017

Robert “Rob”  Rahija, 22, Burlington, died Saturday, May 20, 2017

Connie Sue Faidley, 66, Mediapolis, died Monday, May 22, 2017

Allison “Gene” McMillan, 91, Middletown, died Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Yvonne Annette Shelton-Sloan, 65, Burlington, died Saturday, May 20, 2017

Carolyn F. Carter, 76, Burlington died Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Imogene Ruth Caulfield, 79, Burlington died Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Vida Janice Fickel, 95, Burlington, died Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Yvonne Annette Shelton-Sloan, 65, Burlington, died Saturday, May 20, 2017

Bonnie “Jeanne” Elizabeth Callaway, 85, formerly Burlington died Saturday, May 6, 2017