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Basketball Iowa Pekin Sports West Burlington

Falcons top Pekin in District Final, 74-59

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West Burlington’s Colton Sherwood (1) hits a three over Pekin’s Brady Millikin (11) during Tuesday night’s District final in Ottumwa. West Burlington defeated Pekin, 74-59. Falcons will meet Camanche in substate game Saturday at Muscatine. Winner of Saturday’s game will go to State Tournament in Des Moines.
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West Burlington’s Darian Johnson (24) takes it to the basket past Pekin’s Luke Long (23) during Tuesday night’s District final in Ottumwa. West Burlington defeated Pekin, 74-59. Falcons will meet Camanche in substate game Saturday at Muscatine. Winner of Saturday’s game will go to State Tournament in Des Moines.
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West Burlington’s Marvion Jackson (35) shoots over Pekin’s Luke Long (23) during Tuesday night’s District final in Ottumwa. West Burlington defeated Pekin, 74-59. Falcons will meet Camanche in substate game Saturday at Muscatine. Winner of Saturday’s game will go to State Tournament in Des Moines.
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West Burlington’s Kaysean Rice (23) grabs a rebound over Pekin’s Brady Millikin (11) during Tuesday night’s District final in Ottumwa. West Burlington defeated Pekin, 74-59. Falcons will meet Camanche in substate game Saturday at Muscatine. Winner of Saturday’s game will go to State Tournament in Des Moines.
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Basketball Iowa Sports West Burlington

FALCONS GOING TO STATE! West Burlington edges West Liberty, 47-45

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West Burlington teammates celebrate a 47-45 win over West Liberty in the Class 3A Region-8 Championship Saturday night in Wapello.
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West Burlington teammates celebrate a 47-45 win over West Liberty in the Class 3A Region-8 Championship Saturday night in Wapello.
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West Burlington teammates celebrate with fans their 47-45 win over West Liberty in the Class 3A Region-8 Championship Saturday night in Wapello.
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Front (l-r): McKenna Marlow, Kylee Logan, Riley Richards, Elizabeth Grobstich. Back: Head Coach John Vandenberg, Stacey Dzawo, Annaka Harris, Sydney Marlow, Leah Collier, Natalie Vandenberg, Abigail Bence, Isabelle Ritter, Logan Kelley, Asst. Coach Brendon Freeman.
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Basketball Central Lee Iowa Sports West Burlington

Falcons down Hawks in District Semifinal, 78-61

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West Burlington’s Marvion Jackson (35) dunks the ball against Central Lee in the District-10 semifinal game Thursday night in West Burlington. Jackson scored 30-points for the night. West Burlington defeated Central Lee, 78-61.
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West Burlington’s Colton Sherwood (1) drives past Central Lee’s Kade Myhre in the District-10 semifinal game Thursday night in West Burlington. Sherwood scored 13-points for the night. West Burlington defeated Central Lee, 78-61.
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West Burlington’s Darian Johnson (24) goes to the basket over Central Lee’s Kade Myhre (1) & Bronson Sargent (11) in District-10 semifinal game Thursday night in West Burlington. Johnson scored 10-points for the Falcons. West Burlington defeated Central Lee, 78-61.
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West Burlington fans cheer their Falcons during Thursday night’s District semifinal game in West Burlington. Falcons won over Central Lee, 78-61.
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Basketball Central Lee Iowa Sports West Burlington

WB Advances, downs Central Lee, 49-38

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West Burlington teammates celebrate their Region-8 Semifinal win over Central Lee Wednesday night in West Burlington. #5 West Burlington defeated Central Lee, 49-38.
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West Burlington’s Logan Kelley (15) shoots over Central Lee Alivia Myhre (4) during the Region-8 Semifinal Wednesday night in West Burlington. #5 West Burlington defeated Central Lee, 49-38.
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West Burlington’s Abigail Bence (20) battles with Central Lee defenders for ball control during the Region-8 Semifinal Wednesday night in West Burlington. #5 West Burlington defeated Central Lee, 49-38
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West Burlington fans cheer when officials call a foul on Central Lee during the Region-8 Semifinal Wednesday night in West Burlington. #5 West Burlington defeated Central Lee, 49-38.
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Basketball Iowa Sports West Burlington

No. 5 Falcons advance to Regional Semifinal

WB downs Albia in quarterfinal, 62-27

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West Burlington’s Sydney Marlow (10) wins the opening jump ball over Albia’s Allison Major (33) during the Class 3A – Region 8 quarterfinal Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. Fifth-ranked West Burlington downed Albia, 62-27.
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West Burlington’s Annaka Harris (2) drives past Albia’s Danica Workman during the Class 3A – Region 8 quarterfinal Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. Fifth-ranked West Burlington downed Albia, 62-27.

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Burlington Education Financial Iowa Local Political West Burlington

Capitalism Wins

More and more, it seems people find it difficult to defend capitalism—even those who benefit from it most. But former US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley takes a refreshingly different view: she thinks we should double down on it. Here’s why.
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Education Iowa Local News West Burlington

WB’s Shelby Ryan earns Girl Scouts Highest Award

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West Burlington High School Senior Shelby Ryan (right) receives the Girl Scouts Gold Award during a surprise ceremony in the WBHS auditorium Wednesday afternoon from Diane Nelson (left), CEO of Eastern Iowa & Western Illinois Girl Scouts. The Gold Award is the highest achievement within the Girl Scouts. Only 5.4% of eligible Girl Scouts successfully earn the Gold Award.
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Basketball Iowa Sports West Burlington

WB’s Leah Collier signs with Evangel University

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West Burlington High School Senior Leah Collier (center) signs letter of intent to play basketball with Evangel University in Springfield, Missouri Wednesday afternoon in West Burlington. Joining Leah are parents Char Collier (left) and Scott Collier (right).
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Basketball Iowa Sports West Burlington

WB Crowns Homecoming King & Queen for 2021

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Sydney Marlow and Kendell Baker are crowned West Burlington Homecoming Queen and King for 2021 during halftime of Tuesday night’s basketball game between Keokuk and West Burlington.
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Basketball Burlington Iowa New London Notre Dame Sports

Tigers top Nikes, 72-63

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New London’s Blaise Porter (21) takes it to the hoop against Notre Dame Friday night in Burlington. New London defeated Notre Dame, 72-63.
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Notre Dame’s Sam Brueck (4) shoots over New London’s Blaise Porter (21) and Kade Benjamin (35) Friday night in Burlington. New London defeated Notre Dame, 72-63.
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New London’s Kade Benjamin (35) delivers the ball to the basket against Notre Dame Friday night in Burlington. New London defeated Notre Dame, 72-63.
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New London’s Caydin Wahls (11) looks to pass around Notre Dame’s Mathew Johnson (3) Friday night in Burlington. New London defeated Notre Dame, 72-63.