Author: Ethan Lillard

BY ETHAN LILLARD PCC STAFF Hamilton – Getting stuck behind a tractor is a regular occurrence around the farming areas in the tri-states. This week and possibly over the weekend, some may find themselves stuck behind not just one tractor, but an entire fleet of tractors, as people from around the tri-state area and beyond […]

BY ETHAN LILLARDPCC SPORTS DONNELLSON – Many fathers dream that one day their son or daughter will not only follow in their footsteps, but be even better at everything they do in life. Jason Hawk and Jason Hopp set the bar high for their sons, having been a part of the Class 3A baseball state […]

BY ETHAN LILLARDPCC SPORTS FORT MADISON – The Southeast Conference all-conference selections for softball were released today with either a Fort Madison or Keokuk player on each of the list. Olivia Williams and Cassie Powers were both named first team all-conference. Ironically enough, Powers and Williams made up the pitching/catching combo for the Bloodhounds many […]

BY ETHAN LILLARDPCC SPORTS DONNELLSON – Central Lee wasn’t ranked, nearly lost against Davis County in the District Championship game, and were heading to play one of the best teams in Class 2A Monday in Wilton. None of that has slowed down the Hawks. After defeating Davis County 5-4 in a nail-biter at districts, Central […]

BY ETHAN LILLARDPCC SPORTS The 2019 Southeast Conference all-conference teams have been released and Fort Madison and Keokuk were well represented across the board. Junior Brandon Reichelt was named first team all-conference as a designated hitter. With a minimum of at least five at bats, Reichelt led the Bloodhounds in batting average at .339, on […]

BY ETHAN LILLARDPEN CITY CURRENT FORT MADISON- Guns, lots of yelling, heavy objects flying through the air and risk of possible injury – no, this isn’t war, it’s the Iowa Games Strong Man Competition. For the second-consecutive year, Fort Madison native Ian Hauck competed in the masters division of the Strong Man competition, this year […]

BY ETHAN LILLARD PCC STAFF KEOKUK- Tim Peevler will be the first to admit, he is no professional carpenter. What he does bring to the table, however, is a set of skills that allows families in need to find their forever homes thanks to Keokuk’s Habitat for Humanity program. As the acting president for Keokuk’s […]

BY ETHAN LILLARDPCC STAFF PELLA – Saturday night against Pella High School, Fort Madison baseball wrapped up regular season play with a 3-1 win, finishing with a record over the .500 mark for the first time in over a decade. The Bloodhounds started the game by getting lead-off hitter Reed Fehseke on when he was […]

BY ETHAN LILLARDPCC SPORTS BURLINGTON – Energy. By the time the dust settle on Wagner Field at Burlington High School, energy was the one word both teams used to describe the outcome of Fort Madison softball’s 11-1 loss to the Greyhounds after six innings in the Iowa Class 4A Region 6 post-season bracket. “Our attitudes […]

BY ETHAN LILLARDPCC SPORTS IOWA CITY- Fort Madison’s baseball team got to experience something not many will ever get the chance to. Wednesday the Bloodhounds traveled to Iowa City to play on the Iowa Hawkeye’s home field at Duane Banks Field, at the University of Iowa. Making things even more special was the fact Fort […]

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