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No. 4 Falcons down Tigers, 10-0

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West Burlington – Notre Dame Pitcher Lauren Summers (6) struck out 12 Tigers on the way to 10-0 win in 5-innings over New London Thursday night at Barb Carter Field in West Burlington.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Kylee Logan (7) bats against New London Thursday night at Barb Carter Field in West Burlington. 4th ranked West Burlington – Notre Dame downed New London 10-0.
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New London Catcher Marak Hartwick (4) tags out West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Abbey Bence (12) Thursday night at Barb Carter Field in West Burlington. 4th ranked West Burlington – Notre Dame downed New London 10-0.
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New London Pitcher Sophie Malott (6) throws against the 4th ranked Falcons Thursday night at Barb Carter Field in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame downed New London 10-0.
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4th ranked Falcons top Cardinal, 3-0

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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Logan Kelley (55) slides safe at the plate beating the throw to Cardinal Catcher Brinlee Ostrander (99) at Barb Carter Field in West Burlington Thursday. WBND (No. 4 Class 3A) topped Cardinal, 3-0.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame First Baseman Elise Oleson (13) catches an infield popup against Cardinal at Barb Carter Field in West Burlington Thursday. WBND (No. 4 Class 3A) topped Cardinal, 3-0.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Pitcher Lauren Summers (6) looks to the plate against Cardinal at Barb Carter Field in West Burlington Thursday. WBND (No. 4 Class 3A) topped Cardinal, 3-0.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Reagan Engberg (22) swings away against Cardinal of Eldon Thursday at Barb Carter Field in West Burlington. WBND (No. 4 Class 3A) topped Cardinal, 3-0.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Logan Kelley (55) sprints to second against Cardinal Thursday.
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2021 WBND Varsity Softball Team

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Front (l-r): Lauren Summers, Raven Messamaker, Jada Wiseman, Lolo Krieger.
Middle: Lyndsey Kelley, Abby Bence, Kylee Logan, Riley Richards, Elise Oleson, Logan Kelley.
Back: Asst. Coach Lexy Davis, Bella Blaufuss, Shelby Bowman, Reagan Engberg, Maddy Knapp, Head Coach David Oleson.
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2021 WBND JV Softball Team

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Front (l-r): Elisabeth Hamma, Audrey Sperfslage, Gracie Smith.
Middle: Autumn Schmidt-McDowell, Isabelle Ritters, Taryn Havenor, Shona Andersen, Isabella Murphy.
Back: Coach Lexy Davis, Keirah Wiseman, Rowan Willeford, Coach David Oleson.
Not Pictured: Maddy Glasgow, Brynn Logan.
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2021 WBND JH Softball Team

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Front (l-r): Zoey Davis, Myah Zurita, Grace Nichols, Bailey Hayes, Addi Brockway. Second: Shyann Hocking, Lacie Felkins, Chloee Gibbs, Aubrey Hesler, Tannisyn Christofferson, Macy Tripp, Lilly Blindt.
Third: Makyla Marsden, Gwen White, Hannah Schuldt, Logan Skerik, Aubrey Allen, Mary Joyce, Madelyn Thomas.
Back: Coach Lynette Van Scoy, Carli Cline, Jayonna Hiley, Kyleigh Applegate, Coach Danielle Williams.
Not Pictured: Alexis Brookhiser, Emma Harris.
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Liberty Winning?

“Thanks to property rights and free markets, humanity has achieved prosperity and freedom that our ancestors hardly dreamed about. For most of history, kings and tyrants ruled. They took and kept slaves, confiscated property, and waged decades-long wars.”
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Ted Nugent tests positive for COVID-19 after calling pandemic a ‘scam’

“I have had flu symptoms for the last 10 days and I thought I was dying…” said the 72-year old Ted Nugent.

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WB-ND Varsity Track 2021

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Front (l-r): Elise Oleson, Kennedy Ritter, Lauren Krogmeier, Jada Wiseman, Sydney Marlow, Kerrigan Belger, Kathryn Stephens, Josie Bentz. Second: Chloe Diewold, Abigail Bence, McKenna Marlow, Riley Richards, Lauren Summers, Logan Kelley, Brynn Logan, Hayley Miller. Third: Amiya Davis, Jenna Bentz, Amelia Schwenker, Nadiya Jones, Ava Parkins, Breck McVey, Rowan Willeford. Fourth: Hadley Augustine, Maisey Belger, Jia Qian Liu, Reyna Schafer, Kelli Orth, Ashi Pennaka, Isabella Blaufuss. Not pictured: Raigan Munson, Landry Begner. Back row: Asst. Coaches Josh Osborn & Corey Lamm, Head Coach Mike Gurius, Asst. Coaches Ryan Ritter & Jay Eilers.
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Front (l-r): Lucas Johnson, Caden Schwenker, Carson Chiprez, Alexander Etchison, Sage Eggar, Ryne Rogers. Second: Jace Figuereo, Alex Abouasaly, Travain Donaldson, Sam West, Kenyon Baker, Jackson Riley. Third: Dylan Kipp, Grant Boal, Brian Newberry, Kendell Baker, Anthony Hoffman, Brady Oleson, Zachary Webb. Fourth: Evan Eilers, Jordan Nupp, Ethan Eilers, Tyler Burch, Brady Heuvelmann, Josh Smith. Not pictured: Cole Bedenbender, Gediyon Boal, Dawson Gach, Noah Race, Kaysean Rice, Lance Steinhoff. Back row: Asst. Coaches Josh Osborn & Mike Gurius, Head Coach Corey Lamm, Asst. Coaches Ryan Ritter & Jay Eilers.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Varsity Track Team for 2021
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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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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.