Author Archives: Jon Swisher


HS Girls Basketball:

HS Girls Basketball:

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Girls High School basketball season officially gets underway with game competition tonight for a majority of the KMCH area coverage teams. The West Delaware Hawks will open up at home inside Seedorff Gymnasium against perennial power Waverly-Shell Rock. After five seasons longtime hall of fame coach Harold Shepherd retired last


HS Volleyball: Ketchum Signs With Upper Iowa

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: West Delaware senior Carlee Ketchum has officially signed to continue her volleyball career at the Division 2 collegiate level with Upper Iowa University in Fayette. Ketchum inked the agreement with the Peacocks on Monday afternoon at West Delaware High School surrounded by her family, Hawks head coach Brett Mather and her


HS Football: WD Hawks Back In Semifinals

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The class 3A 2nd-ranked 12-0 West Delaware Football team faces top-rated 12-0 Pella tonight in the second semifinal that will take place at the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls.  The Hawks completed another season of not losing a game on Brown Field and became the third team to achieve a 12-0 record and 4th


HS Football: Playoffs Quarterfinal Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The class 3A 2nd-ranked West Delaware Hawks became the fifth team in program history to win 11 games earlier this week. Just the third squad to reach the 11-0 mark. Tonight the Hawks try to become the 4th group to win 12 games joining the 1991, 1995 and 2005 teams and the third


HS Football: 2nd Round Playoff Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The High School Football Playoffs enter the 2nd round tonight around the state. Nineteen teams remain unbeaten at 10-0, two of those are KMCH area coverage schools in West Delaware and Anamosa. The class 3A 2nd-ranked West Delaware Hawks host a 6-4 Solon team. This will be the third time in