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Last weekend 14-year-old Peyton Davis, an 8th grader at Challand Middle School in Sterling, won the Illinois Elementary School Association (IESA) Wrestling State Championship Title. Peyton is a humble young man giving credit to his family and his coaches for their support. Peyton is the son of Justin and Bekky Davis and has a younger brother named Lincoln. Our Tammy Nehrkorn spoke with Peyton and his family about his victory last weekend…….
Peyton is the grandson of Sandy and Paul Davis, Chris McNinch, and the late Arnie Zweifel.
On today's edition of the Pulse, Sam Woolsey discusses the Sterling girls basketball team's 10 game winning streak, the local basketball games going on tonight, the NBA, and the NFC and AFC championships on Sunday.
The Sterling Golden Warriors collected their tenth win in a row as they took down Ottawa 51-39 Thursday night. Brook Borum led the Warriors with 18 points and 13 rebounds and Gretchen Gould followed with 12 points. Just to put this win streak in perspective the Golden Warriors had a total of 11 wins just last year. It has been a wonderful year of improvement and they will look to continue their high level of play against Rockford Lutheran next Tuesday.
The Sterling girls were able to push their win streak to nine as they got a victory over the Rochelle Hubs 66-34 Tuesday night. Josi Borum led the Golden Warriors with 19 points and Brook Borum collected a double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds. Sterling's last loss was December 22nd to Naperville Central 52-51. The Sterling girls will be back in action this Friday against Ottawa.
In today's edition of the Pulse, Sam Woolsey takes a look at the local basketball scene, Coach Matt Nagy's comments about Kareem Hunt, Cody Parky appearing on the Today Show, and what do the Eagles do with Nick Foles?