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HS Track; Drake Relays Results from Thursday 4-24

HS Track; Drake Relays Results from Thursday 4-24

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Day one of the 2014 Drake Relays took place in Des Moines at Drake stadium in rainy conditions yesterday afternoon. KMCH Sports area coverage individual results include: BOYS; Discus-  2nd place, Isaac Holtz of Monticello threw 180 feet and  1 inch which is a personal record for him 3200 METER RUN  4th place, Michael Melchert of Monticello

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HS Track; Area Athletes Ready For Drake Relays

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The 105th edition of the Drake Relays starts up today inside Drake Stadium in Des Moines. The high school portion will begin this afternoon through Saturday afternoon. Here is a look at the schedule of events for KMCH Sports area coverage participants: GIRLS; HIGH JUMP:  Thursday at 3 p.m. Kaitlin Niedert- Independence SHOT PUT:

HS Girls Soccer: Latest Rankings

The second set of girls high school soccer rankings compiled by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union have been released. *Listening area county teams in bold. Class 1A School Record LW 1 Davenport Assumption 3-1 1 2 Bishop Heelan 3-0 2 3 Nevada 6-0 3 4 Bondurant-Farrar 2-0 8 5 Waterloo Columbus 1-1 5 6 Solon

West Delaware Youth Wrestling

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Two student wrestling athletes from West Delaware competed in the Folkstyle Nationals this past weekend in Cedar Falls, with over 2500 wrestlers from throughout the United States taking part in the national event. Middle Schooler Harrison Goebel was in the Cadet division and Brent Yonkovic, a first grader won a USA National Championship


HS Basketball; Area Players Compete in Postseason Games

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The WaMaC conference senior shootout was held this past weekend on Saturday night in Van Horne at Benton Community high school. Teams were formed by using the old East and West divison format. In the girls game, the East side won 64-53. West Delaware’s Reann McCarty and Bethany Hahn competed for


Broghammer Named NSIC Wrestler of the Year

From Upper Iowa Sports Information: Former West Delaware Hawk standout Carl Broghammer has been named the Wrestler of the Year in the Northern Sun Conference after completing his final season with the Peacock wrestling program. Carl Broghammer capped off one of the most successful wrestling careers in Peacock wrestling history this season with 42 wins


West Delaware Holds Annual Basketball/Cheerleading Awards Banquet

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware Athletics Department under the direction of Activities Director Mike Morrison hosted their annual Boys and Girls Basketball and Cheerleading end of the season awards banquet last night at the Middle School in Manchester. The varsity boys season was the first for WD 2000 graduate Matt Uthoff, who guided his squad to


HS Boys Basketball; WaMaC All-Conference Teams

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: As another high school basketball season wrapped up with the boys state tournament in Des Moines Saturday night, accolades continue to be released from area conferences. The WaMaC 2013-2014 All-Conference teams are listed below with KMCH area players/coaches in bold. Northeast division-       1st Team Name                                     Grade                         School *Nolan Baumhover              11                    Western Dubuque

Men’s College Basketball; Hawks and Cyclones in Tourney

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Iowa Hawkeyes and Iowa State Cyclones are both a part of this years NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. The Hawks,  have received an at-large berth with a 20-12 record, and will have to play an extra game to get in the field of 64. Iowa will meet 21-12 Tennessee  in a first round game


HS Girls Basketball; INA All-State Teams Announced

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The 2014 Iowa Newspaper Association Girls Basketball All-State Teams were released Tuesday morning. KMCH area athletes are listed in bold. CLASS 5A First Team Pos — Name School Ht. Yr. Front line — Haley Lorenzen Iowa City High 6-3 Sr. Front line — Blaire Thomas Waterloo West 5-11 Sr. Front line — Audrey

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