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HS Volleyball: Starmont Advances To Regional Final

HS Volleyball: Starmont Advances To Regional Final

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Class 1A 15th-ranked Starmont Stars Volleyball team made program history last night with their 31st victory surpassing last seasons 30-win total. The Stars defeated 14th-rated Ed-Co 3-0 in Edgewood winning 25-22, 25-22 and 25-20. Tenth-year head coach Robert Goedken says 31 wins is terrific but this group isn’t settling for just this:

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HS Volleyball: Ed-Co and Starmont Set For Fourth Meeting in Regional Semi-Final

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Regional Volleyball postseason play resumes tonight around the state with Class 1A and 2A semi-finals. In the area, our featured match comes from Edgewood where Class 1A 14th-ranked 28-11 Ed-Co will host 15-rated 30-8 Starmont. It’ll be the fourth time the rivals have met this season with Ed-Co holding the 2-1 advantage. The Vikings were victorious in the regular

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HS Volleyball: Starmont And Ed-Co Advance With Wins

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Class 1A 15th-ranked Starmont Stars improved their record to 30-8 last night with a 3-0 sweep over East Buchanan at home. The Stars controlled the match winning 25-14, 25-15 and 25-16. Stars 10th-year head coach Robert Goedken says his team jumped out of the gates playing well early on and was able to settle

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HS Volleyball: Postseason Play Resumes Tonight

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Class 1A and 2A Regional play resumes tonight across the state, with all matches starting at 7pm. Two KMCH area teams will begin their postseason after first round byes. Our coverage will come from Starmont High School as  the 15th-ranked 29-8 Stars hosts 12-19 East Buchanan. That match live on KMCH


HS Cross Country: State Qualifying Meet Results

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: High School Cross Country State Qualifying Meets took place yesterday afternoon around the state with the top 3 teams and 15 individuals from each site advancing to the State Meet in Fort Dodge next Saturday. In Class 3A- At Oneota Golf and Country Club in Decorah: Boys- Cedar Rapids Xavier Decorah Dubuque


HS Cross Country: State Qualifying Meets Today

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The postseason in the world of high school cross country begins today around the state. West Delaware will be in Decorah with the only other area Class 3A squad being Independence. Hawks head girls coach Ben Moser knows his team will face some very tough competition: moser1-10-20 Hawks boys head coach

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HS Volleyball: Hawks Win First Round Regional Match

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Class 3A 3rd-ranked West Delaware Volleyball team improved their mark to 41-4 as they won their 15th straight first round regional quarterfinal dating back to 2001. The Hawks downed Oelwein 3-0. Winning 25-19 and 25-17 in the lasts two sets. WD will face North Fayette-Valley next Tuesday night at Seedorff Gymnasium. In

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HS Volleyball: Regional Play Begins Tonight

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The high school volleyball postseason begins tonight around the state with Class 1A and 2A first round regional matches with 7pm first serves. The KMCH Sports broadcast postseason starts up in Delhi where 13-12 Maquoketa Valley hosts 4-21 Alburnett. All the coverage live on KMCH and around 6:50pm with Sports