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HS Basketball: West Delaware Teams Ready For Annual Hall Of Pride Scrimmages

HS Basketball: West Delaware Teams Ready For Annual Hall Of Pride Scrimmages

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The official start to the high school girls basketball season is tonight around the state. Area games include; East Buchanan @ Central Elkader and Edgewood-Colesburg @ Decorah. The West Delaware girls and boys teams will continue their preseasons with the annual Hall of Pride scrimmages against Waterloo West Saturday at West

West Delaware Holds Volleyball And Cross Country Banquet

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The annual season ending awards banquet for the West Delaware Volleyball and Cross Country programs were held last night at West Delaware High School. The varsity volleyball team was a regional finalist with a 42-5 record and won the programs 4th East division WaMaC title in a row with a 7-0 mark. The JV

HS Volleyball: State Results And Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The 2016 State Volleyball tournament started up with Class 5A and 4A play inside the US Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids. In 5A- Cedar Falls, Ankeny, Ankeny Centennial and West Des Moines Valley all earned victories and advanced to the semifinals on Thursday morning. In 4A- Pella, Sioux City Bishop Heelan,

HS Cross Country: State Meet Results

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The High School Cross Country State meet took place Saturday in Fort Dodge. Results for area coverage teams and runners listed below. In Class 4A- Boys- Place       Name             Grade     Time               School 45th        Joe Freiburger  Sr.       16:42.3     Western Dubuque 75         Nathan Betts         Sr.         17:04.1   Western Dubugue Class 2A- Boys- Monticello was 15th with 376 points.

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:

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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