Author Archives: Jon Swisher

HS Bowling: State Qualifying Meet Assignments Released

HS Bowling: State Qualifying Meet Assignments Released

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Iowa Girls Athletic Union and the Boys Athletic Association announced their State Qualifying Meet assignments for girls and boys high school bowling yesterday. The meets will take place on Tuesday Feb. 14th and teams will be looking to advance to the state tournament in Des Moines on Monday and Tuesday

HS Basketball: Tuesday Night 1-24 Recap

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Class 3A 2nd-ranked West Delaware Hawk Boys ended a 9-year losing streak on the road in Maquoketa last night beating the Cardinals 79-37. In the last 19 meetings between the teams, the Hawks won for just the 6th time since 2007 and the first time in Maquoketa since January 22nd, 2008. After a

HS Girls Basketball: Regional Pairings Released

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Postseason Regional Pairings for girls basketball in Class 1A, 2A and 3A were released Monday evening by the Iowa Girls Athletic Union. Regional play will begin on Thursday Feb. 9th for 1A. 2A and 3A begin on Saturday the 11th. All games will start at 7pm. 1A- Region 4 Starmont hosts West Central

HS Basketball: Monday Night 1-23 Results And Tuesday Night 1-24 Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Several area coverage teams were in action for weather make-up games last night, on the girls side: Anamosa 57 Beckman 30                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Maquoketa Valley moved into a 2nd place tie with Springville in the Tri-Rivers conference as they downed the Class 1A Orioles, 48-38. Marion 67 Independence 13 North Linn 65 Alburnett 32 West Delaware

HS Bowling: WD Hawks Sweep Bellevue

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware Hawk Bowling teams traveled to Bellevue last night and came away with four wins. The varsity boys won 1801-1749 and the girls posted a 1665-1423 victory. The Hawks will return home for a WaMaC conference meet today hosting Maquoketa at 4pm at Lightning Lanes.

HS Basketball: Thursday Night Scores And Friday Night Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: A few area coverage contests took place last night in high school basketball: In Girls play: Cascade 54, Northeast 40 Independence 48, Vinton-Shellsburg 40 Janesville 55, Starmont 37                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Ed-Co 53 East Buchanan 50                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Monticello 59 Anamosa 43 Boys: Anamosa 62, Monticello 42 Cascade 59, Northeast 49 Edgewood-Colesburg 66, East Buchanan 44

HS Baseball: Morrison Recognized By West Delaware Athletic Booster Club

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: West Delaware High School fourth-year Activities Director and former baseball coach Mike Morrison was honored at Seedorff Gymnasium last Saturday night on behalf of the West Delaware Athletic’s Booster Club before the start of the Hawk boys contest against Maquoketa Valley. Morrison will be inducted into the Iowa High School Baseball

HS Basketball: Results From Tuesday 1-17

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: There were a couple area coverage schools in action last night despite most contests in our area being postponed because of icy rural roads. Girls- Camanche 65 Monticello 41 Maquoketa 49 Anamosa 37 Boys- Camanche 73 Monticello 42 Maquoketa 72 Anamosa 56