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New London Advances to District Final

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New London’s Issac McSorley (right) guards Notre Dame’s Jett Tjaden (with ball) during the 1A District Semifinal Tuesday night in Mt. Pleasant. New London defeated Notre Dame, 70-49.
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New London’s Keontae Luckett takes it to the basket during the 1A District Semifinal Tuesday night in Mt. Pleasant. New London defeated Notre Dame, 70-49.
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New London’s Blake Nehring (3) shoots over Notre Dame’s Matt Meeker (2) during the 1A District Semifinal Tuesday night in Mt. Pleasant. New London defeated Notre Dame, 70-49.
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New London’s Mason Porter (21) drives the lane between Notre Dame defenders during the 1A District Semifinal Tuesday night in Mt. Pleasant. New London defeated Notre Dame, 70-49.
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New London’s Ben Dentlinger (20) dunks the ball during the 1A District Semifinal Tuesday night in Mt. Pleasant. New London defeated Notre Dame, 70-49.
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New London’s Justin Henecke looks to pass during the 1A District Semifinal Tuesday night in Mt. Pleasant. New London defeated Notre Dame, 70-49.
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New London’s Mason Porter hits a layup during the 1A District Semifinal Tuesday night in Mt. Pleasant. New London defeated Notre Dame, 70-49.
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New London’s Keontae Luckett (right) blocks Notre Dame’s Matt Meeker’s shot during the 1A District Semifinal Tuesday night in Mt. Pleasant. New London defeated Notre Dame, 70-49.

Nikes fall to Tigers at District Semi, 70-49

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Notre Dame’s Jett Tjaden (with ball) finds the path to the basket blocked by New London’s Issac McSorley (right) during the 1A District Semifinal Tuesday night in Mt. Pleasant. New London defeated Notre Dame, 70-49.
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Notre Dame’s Matt Meeker (2) has his shot blocked by New London’s Keontae Luckett during the 1A District Semifinal Tuesday night in Mt. Pleasant. New London defeated Notre Dame, 70-49.
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Notre Dame’s Gavin Kies (3) tries to drive past New London’s Blake Nehring (right) during the 1A District Semifinal Tuesday night in Mt. Pleasant. New London defeated Notre Dame, 70-49.
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Notre Dame’s Jack Giannettino (32) looks to the basket around New London’s Ben Dentlinger (right) during the 1A District Semifinal Tuesday night in Mt. Pleasant. New London defeated Notre Dame, 70-49.
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Notre Dame’s Jaxon Osborn (20) hauls in a rebound during the 1A District Semifinal Tuesday night in Mt. Pleasant. New London defeated Notre Dame, 70-49.
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Notre Dame’s Connor Delaney (30) shoots a three during the 1A District Semifinal Tuesday night in Mt. Pleasant. New London defeated Notre Dame, 70-49.
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New London’s Ben Dentlinger (20) fouls while attempting to block Notre Dame’s Jack Giannettino shot during the 1A District Semifinal Tuesday night in Mt. Pleasant. New London defeated Notre Dame, 70-49.
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Notre Dame’s Jack Giannettino (30) shoots during the 1A District Semifinal Tuesday night in Mt. Pleasant. New London defeated Notre Dame, 70-49.
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Notre Dame’s Connor Delaney looks to the basket during the 1A District Semifinal Tuesday night in Mt. Pleasant. New London defeated Notre Dame, 70-49.

Tigers Top Lions in Shootout, 79-71

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New London’s Keontae Luckett looks to the basket against Lone Tree during in the Super Conference Shootout at SCC Friday night in West Burlington. New London defeated Lone Tree, 79-71.
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New London’s Alex Dentlinger (15) shoots between Lone Tree defenders during in the Super Conference Shootout at SCC Friday night in West Burlington. New London defeated Lone Tree, 79-71.
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New London’s Grant Swanson (12) shoots between Lone Tree defenders during in the Super Conference Shootout at SCC Friday night in West Burlington. New London defeated Lone Tree, 79-71.
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New London’s Mason Porter looks to the basket against Lone Tree during in the Super Conference Shootout at SCC Friday night in West Burlington. New London defeated Lone Tree, 79-71.

New London downs W.B., 63-54

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New London players celebrate after defeating West Burlington Friday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 63-54.
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West Burlington’s Tate Snodgrass looks for the basket around New London’s Ben Dentlinger (20) Friday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 63-54.
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New London’s Mason Porter (21) drives the lane against West Burlington Friday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 63-54.
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West Burlington’s Rooks Derosear (5) shoots over New London’s Ben Dentlinger (20) Friday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 63-54.
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West Burlington’s Tate Snodgrass (25) shoots against New London Friday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 63-54.
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West Burlington Head Coach Ryan Shelman talks to his team during a time out Friday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 63-54.
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West Burlington’s Caleb Hoenig (34) shoots around New London defenders Friday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 63-54.
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West Burlington’s Dayton Johnson (13) looks to the basket against New London Friday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 63-54.
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West Burlington’s Rel Greer takes it to the hoop against New London Friday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 63-54.
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West Burlington’s Tate Snodgrass (25) shoots between New London’s Ben Dentlinger (20) and Mason Porter (21) Friday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 63-54.
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New London’s Ethan Jullan (13) dribbles around West Burlington’s Rel Greer (3) Friday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 63-54.
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West Burlington’s Travon Ashby (22) looks to the basket against New London Friday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 63-54.
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West Burlington’s Rel Greer (3) drives to the lane against New London Friday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 63-54.
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West Burlington’s Tanner Snodgrass (0) shoots over New London’s Blake Nehring (3) Friday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 63-54.
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New London’s Justin Henecke (24) shoots against West Burlington Friday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 63-54.
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West Burlington’s Tate Snodgrass looks to pass around New London’s Ben Dentlinger Friday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 63-54.
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West Burlington’s Tanner Snodgrass (0) shoots against New London Friday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 63-54.
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West Burlington’s Tanner Snodgrass shows frustration after being fouled by New London’s Justin Henecke Friday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 63-54.

Tigers Top Falcons, 61-37

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West Burlington’s Alexis Davis (30) has the ball tapped away by New London’s Madysen Wahls (13) Friday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 61-37.
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West Burlington’s Amber Desjardins shoots a three against New London Friday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 61-37.
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New London’s Breanna Mettler protects the ball against West Burlington Friday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 61-37.
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West Burlington’s Savannah Swanson (54) shoots against New London Friday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 61-37.
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New London’s Ashley Birdsell shoots over West Burlington’s Savannah Swanson (54) Friday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 61-37.
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West Burlington’s Jerri Price (22) shoots over New London’s Ashley Birdsell Friday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 61-37.
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New London’s Madysen Wahls shoots against West Burlington Friday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 61-37.
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West Burlington’s Gaby Price (10) dribbles the ball against New London Friday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 61-37.
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West Burlington’s Amber Desjardins looks to the basket against New London Friday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 61-37.
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New London’s Camryn Blint looks to the basket against West Burlington Friday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 61-37.
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New London’s Alexa Wenger looks to pass against West Burlington Friday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 61-37.

Obituaries this week

James “Jim” E. Hockings, 83, Burlington died Thursday, December 1, 2016

Geraldine “Gerry” Catherine Wickhart, 95, Burlington died Sunday, December 4, 2016

William “Bill”  Noblin, 73, New London, died Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Robin “Robbie” R. Marshall, 50, Iowa City, formerly Burlington died Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Laura Leona Joas, 68, West Burlington, died Thursday, December 8, 2016

Diane “Di” Goodwin, 52, Fort Madison died Tuesday, December 6, 2016

WB.ND.D Wrestling Quad Home Opener

Photo by Dan Hockett Falcon 145-pounder Caleb LaLonde (right) wrestles Van Buren’s Caleb Stoltz Thursday night in West Burlington. Stoltz pinned LaLande (4:13). WBNDD Team defeated Van Buren, 36-27.
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Falcon 145-pounder Caleb LaLonde (right) wrestles Van Buren’s Caleb Stoltz Thursday night in West Burlington. Stoltz pinned LaLande (4:13). WBNDD Team defeated Van Buren, 36-27.
Photo by Dan Hockett New London 126-pounder Gabe Carter (rear) grapples with Falcon Wayne Briggs (front) Thursday night in West Burlington.  Carter defeated Briggs 12-2.  New London defeated WBNDD, 68-6.
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New London 126-pounder Gabe Carter (rear) grapples with Falcon Wayne Briggs (front) Thursday night in West Burlington. Carter defeated Briggs 12-2. New London defeated WBNDD, 68-6.
Photo by Dan Hockett New London 152-pounder Reno Chiri (top) puts Falcon Tucker Moore on the mat Thursday night in West Burlington. Chiri pinned Moore (5:11). New London defeated WBNDD, 68-6.
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New London 152-pounder Reno Chiri (top) puts Falcon Tucker Moore on the mat Thursday night in West Burlington. Chiri pinned Moore (5:11). New London defeated WBNDD, 68-6.
Photo by Dan Hockett Falcon 160-pounder Eli Collier (top) grapples with New London’s Cameron Raines (bottom) Thursday night in West Burlington. Raines pinned Collier (2:11). New London defeated WBNDD, 68-6.
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Falcon 160-pounder Eli Collier (top) grapples with New London’s Cameron Raines (bottom) Thursday night in West Burlington. Raines pinned Collier (2:11). New London defeated WBNDD, 68-6.
Photo by Dan Hockett Falcon 170-pounder Tyler Hill (top) grapples with New London’s Gavin Holmes (bottom) Thursday night in West Burlington. Holmes pinned Hill (3:56). New London defeated WBNDD, 68-6.
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Falcon 170-pounder Tyler Hill (top) grapples with New London’s Gavin Holmes (bottom) Thursday night in West Burlington. Holmes pinned Hill (3:56). New London defeated WBNDD, 68-6.
Photo by Dan Hockett Falcon 195-pounder Dreyton LaVeine (top) grapples with New London’s Jaxon Allen (bottom) Thursday night in West Burlington. Allen defeated LaVeine, 9-1. New London defeated WBNDD, 68-6.
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Falcon 195-pounder Dreyton LaVeine (top) grapples with New London’s Jaxon Allen (bottom) Thursday night in West Burlington. Allen defeated LaVeine, 9-1. New London defeated WBNDD, 68-6.
Photo by Dan Hockett Falcon Cheerleaders root for their wrestlers Thursday night in West Burlington. From left: Julia Pross, Allison Boyer, Timber Newman, Lydia Vance.
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Falcon Cheerleaders root for their wrestlers Thursday night in West Burlington. From left: Julia Pross, Allison Boyer, Timber Newman, Lydia Vance.
Photo by Dan Hockett Falcon 285-pounder Drake Fox (left) wrestles West Hancock’s Andy Bird Thursday night in West Burlington. Fox pinned Bird (5:42). West Hancock Team defeated WBNDD, 36-30.
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Falcon 285-pounder Drake Fox (left) wrestles West Hancock’s Andy Bird Thursday night in West Burlington. Fox pinned Bird (5:42). West Hancock Team defeated WBNDD, 36-30.
Photo by Dan Hockett Falcon 106-pounder Riley Walker (right) wrestles West Hancock’s Dalton Ellingboe Thursday night in West Burlington. Ellingboe pinned Walker (3:22). West Hancock Team defeated WBNDD, 36-30.
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Falcon 106-pounder Riley Walker (right) wrestles West Hancock’s Dalton Ellingboe Thursday night in West Burlington. Ellingboe pinned Walker (3:22). West Hancock Team defeated WBNDD, 36-30.

Obituaries this week

Mary Ann Dunn, 82, Burlington died Sunday, August 28, 2016

John J. Cechota, 81, Burlington, died Monday, September 26, 2016

Judith Star Matejewski, 70, rural Danville died Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Darla Jean McCracken, 70, Burlington, died Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Janet Abney, 72, Burlington, died Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Gerald “Jerry” Leroy Wagenbach, Sr., 77, Oakville, died Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Joyce Ann Noblin, 78, New London, died Thursday, September 29, 2016

New London Tops W.B., 3-0

Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington’s Mckenzie Fry keeps the ball in play against New London Tuesday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 25-22, 25-15, 25-23.
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West Burlington’s Mckenzie Fry keeps the ball in play against New London Tuesday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 25-22, 25-15, 25-23.
Photo by Dan Hockett New London’s Carson McSorley (30) bumps the ball in to play against West Burlington Tuesday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 25-22, 25-15, 25-23.
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New London’s Carson McSorley (30) bumps the ball in to play against West Burlington Tuesday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 25-22, 25-15, 25-23.
Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington’s Kinnady Atwater (9) hits the ball past New London’s Ashley Birdsell (11) Tuesday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 25-22, 25-15, 25-23.
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West Burlington’s Kinnady Atwater (9) hits the ball past New London’s Ashley Birdsell (11) Tuesday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 25-22, 25-15, 25-23.
Photo by Dan Hockett New London’s Breanna Mettler (4) hits the ball past West Burlington’s Delaney Williams (17) Tuesday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 25-22, 25-15, 25-23.
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New London’s Breanna Mettler (4) hits the ball past West Burlington’s Delaney Williams (17) Tuesday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 25-22, 25-15, 25-23.
Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington’s Shayleigh Abbott keeps the ball in play against New London Tuesday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 25-22, 25-15, 25-23.
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West Burlington’s Shayleigh Abbott keeps the ball in play against New London Tuesday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 25-22, 25-15, 25-23.
Photo by Dan Hockett New London’s Kristen Rohdy (22) bumps the ball in to play against West Burlington Tuesday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 25-22, 25-15, 25-23.
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New London’s Kristen Rohdy (22) bumps the ball in to play against West Burlington Tuesday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 25-22, 25-15, 25-23.
Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington’s Bailey Jennings taps the ball between New London’s Ashley Birdsell (11) and Breanna Mettler (4) Tuesday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 25-22, 25-15, 25-23.
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West Burlington’s Bailey Jennings taps the ball between New London’s Ashley Birdsell (11) and Breanna Mettler (4) Tuesday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 25-22, 25-15, 25-23.
Photo by Dan Hockett New London’s Ashley Birdsell (11) sends the ball over the net against West Burlington Tuesday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 25-22, 25-15, 25-23.
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New London’s Ashley Birdsell (11) sends the ball over the net against West Burlington Tuesday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 25-22, 25-15, 25-23.
Photo by Dan Hockett New London’s Alexa Wenger (12) sends the ball over the net against West Burlington Tuesday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 25-22, 25-15, 25-23.
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New London’s Alexa Wenger (12) sends the ball over the net against West Burlington Tuesday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 25-22, 25-15, 25-23.
Photo by Dan Hockett New London’s Savannah Sutherland (2) keeps the ball in play against West Burlington Tuesday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 25-22, 25-15, 25-23.
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New London’s Savannah Sutherland (2) keeps the ball in play against West Burlington Tuesday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 25-22, 25-15, 25-23.
Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington’s Kamaryn Atwater (5) sends the ball over the net against New London Tuesday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 25-22, 25-15, 25-23.
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West Burlington’s Kamaryn Atwater (5) sends the ball over the net against New London Tuesday night in West Burlington. New London defeated West Burlington, 25-22, 25-15, 25-23.

SCC Sweeps William Penn, 11-4, 17-2

Photo by Dan Hockett SCC’s Courtney Coffin slides safe at home in front of William Penn Catcher Jayleen Ovalles Sunday afternoon in West Burlington. Coffin is a former West Burlington – Notre Dame Softball Standout. SCC defeated William Penn in doubleheader, 11-4, 17-2.
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SCC’s Courtney Coffin slides safe at home in front of William Penn Catcher Jayleen Ovalles Sunday afternoon in West Burlington. Coffin is a former West Burlington – Notre Dame Softball Standout. SCC defeated William Penn in doubleheader, 11-4, 17-2.
Photo by Dan Hockett SCC’s Jorgi Krieger gets a hit against William Penn Sunday afternoon in West Burlington. Krieger is a former New London Softball Standout. SCC defeated William Penn in doubleheader, 11-4, 17-2.
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SCC’s Jorgi Krieger gets a hit against William Penn Sunday afternoon in West Burlington. Krieger is a former New London Softball Standout. SCC defeated William Penn in doubleheader, 11-4, 17-2.
Photo by Dan Hockett SCC Second Baseman Kelsey Witte catches an infield fly against William Penn Sunday afternoon in West Burlington. Witte is a former Burlington Softball Standout. SCC defeated William Penn in doubleheader, 11-4, 17-2.
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SCC Second Baseman Kelsey Witte catches an infield fly against William Penn Sunday afternoon in West Burlington. Witte is a former Burlington Softball Standout. SCC defeated William Penn in doubleheader, 11-4, 17-2.