Category Archives: West Burlington

Falcons Win Own Tourney over Wapello and L&M (Part 2)

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West Burlington First Baseman Brice Mennen snags a low throw for an out against Wapello Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.
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West Burlington Leftfielder Colton Hohenthaner (21) catches a Wapello fly ball Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.
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Wapello Right Fielder Dawson Hoag (10) catches a West Burlington fly ball Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.
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Wapello Second Baseman Brentin Pallister catches a West Burlington fly ball Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.
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Wapello Centerfielder Trace Howard (8) catches a West Burlington fly ball Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.
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Wapello First Baseman Jared Wiley tries to catch a foul ball against West Burlington Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.
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West Burlington Pitcher Colton Hohenthaner (21) sends one to the plate against Wapello Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.
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West Burlington Pitcher Jayden Zurita (2) has a chat with Catcher Dreyton LaVeine Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.
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Wapello Shortstop Sam Short catches an infield fly Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.

Falcons Win Own Tourney over Wapello and L&M (Part 3)

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Wapello Leftfielder Aiden Housman catches a West Burlington fly ball Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.
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West Burlington Right Fielder Jayden Breuer catches a fly ball Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.
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West Burlington Pitcher Jayden Zurita (left) watches as Catcher Dreyton LaVeine looks to make the tag on Wapello’s Mitchell Moore (1) at the plate Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.
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Wapello Pitcher Joseph Stewart (7) sends one to the plate against West Burlington Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.
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Conference on the mound. West Burlington Pitcher Jayden Zurita and Catcher Dreyton LaVeine talk it over Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.
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West Burlington Centerfielder Daniel Crooks catches a Wapello fly ball Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.
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West Burlington’s Colton Hohenthaner (21) hits a ball from Wapello Pitcher Aiden Housmen (20) Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.
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West Burlington’s Austin Mixer (52) hits a ball from Wapello Pitcher Logan Belzer (2) Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Wapello, 10-9.

WB downs L&M, 16-10 (Part 1)

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L&M’s Karson Cantrell (15) makes contact on a Jacob Fritz pitch Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Louisa Muscatine in the championship game, 16-10.
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L&M’s Brandon Burmiester (17) makes contact on a Jacob Fritz pitch Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Louisa Muscatine in the championship game, 16-10.
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WB’s Jayden Zurita looks over a Zach Bieri pitch Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Louisa Muscatine in the championship game, 16-10.
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WB’s Masin Shullaw (23) hits a Zach Bieri pitch Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Louisa Muscatine in the championship game, 16-10.
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WB’s Jacob Fritz (22) hits a grounder against L&M Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Louisa Muscatine in the championship game, 16-10.
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WB’s Dreyton LaVeine (11) hits a Zach Bieri pitch Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Louisa Muscatine in the championship game, 16-10.
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WB’s Colton Hohenthaner (21) hits a Zach Bieri pitch Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Louisa Muscatine in the championship game, 16-10.

WB downs L&M, 16-10 (Part 2)

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WB’s Brice Mennen (27) hits a Zach Bieri pitch Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Louisa Muscatine in the championship game, 16-10.
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L&M Centerfielder CJ Sturms makes a diving catch on a fly ball against West Burlington Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Louisa Muscatine in the championship game, 16-10.
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West Burlington’s Colton Hohenthaner slides safe at second in front of L&M Shortstop Austin Leopard Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Louisa Muscatine in the championship game, 16-10.
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West Burlington First Baseman Brice Mennen (27) makes the out against L&M Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Louisa Muscatine in the championship game, 16-10.
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West Burlington Shortstop Jayden Zurita grabs a line drive against L&M Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Louisa Muscatine in the championship game, 16-10.
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L&M Shortstop Austin Leopard tags WB’s Daniel Crooks out at second Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Louisa Muscatine in the championship game, 16-10.
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West Burlington Catcher Jayden Zurita tags L&M’s Keaton Velez (5) out at the plate Saturday afternoon in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Louisa Muscatine in the championship game, 16-10.

Obituaries this week

Ronald D. Campbell, 58, West Burlington died Friday, June 9, 2017

Cecil A. “Sonny” Morris, 75, West Burlington died Friday, June 9, 2017

Jean L. Masters, 87, Burlington, died Sunday, June 11, 2017

John “Bo” Wasson Jr., 68, Burlington, died Monday, June 5, 2017

Lloyd Jack Stewart , 82, Burlington, died Saturday, June 10, 2017

Lindsay Calhoun, 81, Boston, MA, died Saturday, June 3, 2017

Pamela Sue (Walter) Hellberg, 60, Burlington, died Thursday, June 8, 2017

Francis Merle (Bud) Moser 94, Burlington, died Thursday, June 15, 2017

Matthew “Matt” Alan Barker, 41, Burlington, died Monday, June 12, 2017

Thomas “Tom”  Matthew Hoschek, 63, Burlington, died Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Shane Samuel Houseal, 41, Burlington, died Thursday, June 15, 2017

Darleen Elizabeth Baker, 74, Buckeye, AZ, formerly Burlington, died Sunday, June 11, 2017

Kathryn Marie Trosen, 85, Burlington, died Friday, June 16, 2017

Martin Beck, 93, Danville, died Friday evening June 16, 2017

Dean A. Yocum, 89, Burlington, died Friday, June 16, 2017

Steven L. Bliss, 62, of Burlington died Saturday, June 17, 2017

Judy Stewart, 74, of Burlington, died Saturday, June 17, 2017

Joe Allen Huffman, 59, Burlington died Monday, June 19, 2017

Nicole Christine Beeding, 36, Burlington, died Thursday, June 15, 2017

Dale E. Sullivan, 91, Burlington, died Monday, June 19, 2017

Ron Steward, 61, Burlington, died Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Fast and Furious hearing rips Obama, Holder, DOJ for deception in gun-running scandal

Click here: A congressional committee Wednesday blasted former President Barack Obama and his attorney general Eric Holder for allegedly covering up an investigation into the death of a Border Patrol agent killed as a result of a botched government gun-running project known as Operation Fast and Furious. Operation Fast and Furious, lost track of more than 1,400 of the 2,000 guns they allowed smugglers to buy. Two of those guns were found at the scene of Agent Terry’s killing.

West Burlington – Notre Dame Softball Coach David Oleson breaks school win record.

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West Burlington – Notre Dame Head Coach David Oleson (holding bat) poses with his team after establishing a new all time school win record of 262 wins after defeating IMS, 6-1, Tuesday night in West Burlington. Oleson broke the previous record of 261 wins held by former Coach Barb Carter.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Head Coach David Oleson (holding bat) poses with family members after establishing a new all time school win record of 262 wins after defeating IMS, 6-1, Tuesday night in West Burlington. Oleson broke the previous record of 261 wins held by former Coach Barb Carter.

Falcons Top IMS, 6-1

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IMS Leftfielder Joya Schrock (4) and Centerfielder Rubye Ney (right) collide trying to catch a fly ball Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated IMS, 6-1.
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IMS’ Avery Blauvelt (right) slides safe to second before West Burlington – Notre Dame Second Baseman Alyssa Dameron (left) can make the tag Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated IMS, 6-1.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Sydney Marlow slides safe at the plate as IMS Pitcher Rachel Miller fails to make the tag Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated IMS, 6-1.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Adriana Moad is tagged out at home by IMS Catcher Avery Blauvelt Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated IMS, 6-1.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Pitcher Pitcher Adessa Brandenburg (11) sends the ball to the plate against IMS Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated IMS, 6-1.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame First Baseman Olivia Baker (32) congratulates Pitcher Adessa Brandenburg (11) Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated IMS, 6-1.

WB Varsity Baseball 2017

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Front (l-r): Colby Schenk, Cordell Scarborough.
Second: Dalton Machholz, Dylan McElderry, Kody Sargeant, Zack Krantz, Bret Masters, Hunter Reich.
Third: Tate Nelson, Riley Ruther, Taylor Martin, Austin Mixer, Tyler Dameron
Back: Coach Ethan Siebers, Jonah Fritz, Riley Etchison, Will Godar, Brice Mennen.