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HS Sports: WD Softball Invitational/Monday Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The annual West Delaware Softball invitational took place this past Saturday and Sunday in Manchester. Seven of the fifteen team field were KMCH area schools with each team playing 4 games. North Linn went 4-0, West Delaware and Maquoketa Valley were 3-1, East Buchanan, Independence and Starmont were 2-2 and Monticello

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HS Baseball/Softball: Monday Night Recap

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware Baseball team pulled off an outstanding comeback to win their 14th game in a row last night at home hosting Solon. The Hawks fell behind 5-0 in the first inning and as much as 8-0 until they scored 5 runs in the fourth. They continued to battle back

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HS Sports: Baseball and Softball Recap and Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: A few softball and baseball games took place around the area last night: In softball- Alburnett 7, Central City 4 Cascade, Western Dubuque 5, West Liberty 4 Waverly-Shell Rock 1, Independence 0                                                                                                            Monticello 11 West Branch 5 In baseball- Monticello 13, West Branch 0 (5 innings) North Linn 15, Turkey Valley

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HS Football: Monticello Stays Close For New Head Coach

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Monticello’s search for a new head football coach after MHS 2000 graduate Jon Kyte stepped down from that position in early April ended with a selection who is a friend of Kyte’s. Former Maquoketa Valley head coach Wes Wilson accepted the position late last month. Wilson, a 1998 graduate leaves his alma

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HS Baseball/Softball: Monday Night 6-6 Recap

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware Baseball team improved their record to 9-2 with a doubleheader road sweep over Anamosa with the scores of 5-4 and 10-5 last night. In game one the Hawks only had 3 hits total and scored all five runs in the 2nd and 3rd innings. Junior Kyle Wright improved

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HS Sports: Wednesday 6-1 Recap

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware Softball team dropped a pair of games last night in Van Horne to the top-ranked team in Class 3A, Benton Community, 7-0 and 8-0. The Hawks fall to 6-2 on the season and will return to play Friday at the North Fayette Valley Invite in West Union. Other

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