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HS Sports: Thursday 4-20 Preview

HS Sports: Thursday 4-20 Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: On the high school sports slate today- In Track and Field, it is the final night for athletes to qualify for next weeks Drake Relays in Des Moines: The West Delaware Girls will host their annual invitational in Manchester featuring 12 total teams including other area coverage schools; Beckman, Cascade, Ed-Co, Independence,

College Volleyball: West Delaware High School Set To Host Scrimmage Between Cyclones And Badgers

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: West Delaware High School Activities Director Mike Morrison and the WD Athletics Department is proud to host the Iowa State University Volleyball team. The Cyclones will face the University of Wisconsin in a Division 1 scrimmage open to the public this Friday night inside Seedorff Gymnasium starting at 7pm. This is the final week

HS Boys Basketball: Squires Resigns From Beckman

By Jon Swisher- Sports Director: Beckman High School is currently looking for a new head boy’s basketball coach. Iowa Boys Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Famer Jim Squires has retired for the second time in four years. Squires who was a head coach for just two schools in 44 seasons was just the fourth head coach in Blazer program

HS Sports: Results From Monday Night 4-17

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Maquoketa Valley hosted their annual Wildcat Invitational in Delhi last night. The 15-team meet was won by Cascade with 126 points, Decorah was 2nd with 120, Monticello was 3rd with 91.3. Clayton Ridge was 4th with 38, West Delaware and Jesup placed in a tie for 5th with 30 points. Maquoketa Valley

HS Sports: Thursday 4-14 Results

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware Boys Track team hosted their annual mid-season invite last night in Manchester. The quickly ran 9-team meet was won by Decorah with 134 points, Cascade was second with 107 and the Hawks third with 93. Maquoketa Valley was 4th with 63,              

HS Sports: Thursday’s West Delaware Schedule

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: A busy athletics slate is on the horizon Thursday afternoon and evening around the area. The West Delaware Girls Track team will head up to Starmont to participate in their annual invite beginning at 5pm. Hawks head coach Doug Engel talks about the mindset of his squad with only a week

HS Sports: Area Coverage Results from Tuesday 4-11

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: A majority of our KMCH area coverage high school track teams were involved in meets last night. Including the West Delaware Hawk Girls who tied for third place with Central Elkader scoring 84 points at the 9-team Oelwein Invite. First place was Independence as they won 7 events totaling 131 points in all. The

HS Boys Golf: West Delaware Boys Win First Meet

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware Hawks Boys golf team won their first meet of the young season Monday afternoon on their home course at Pin Oak outside of Manchester. The Hawks out shot the Central Sabers of DeWitt by 13 strokes, winning 155-168.  Trent Shaw was the medalist for his first time on the

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