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HS Basketball: Thursday Scores/Friday Preview

HS Basketball: Thursday Scores/Friday Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: A few area coverage high school basketball make-up games took place last night. Girls- Maquoketa Valley 59 Central City 36 Starmont 54 Ed-Co 43 Boys- Cedar Valley Christian School 55, East Buchanan, Winthrop 45 Central Decatur, Leon 62, Lenox 39 Clarinda 63, Red Oak 50 Edgewood-Colesburg 74, Starmont 53 Maquoketa Valley

HS Basketball: Tuesday Night 1-31 Results

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The final night of January brought a couple more answers to the area coverage conference championship landscape. In Cascade last night on the boys side, the Class 2A 7th-ranked Cougars came back and then held on to avoid the upset to Monticello, winning 49-47. It was a back and forth typical Monticello/Cascade rival

HS Basketball: Tuesday Night 1-31 Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The final Tuesday night with a full area schedule for both girls and boys high school basketball teams takes place tonight. Our featured games come from Cascade as the Cougars host Monticello in a River Valley Conference doubleheader. On the girls side, the Panthers are 12-7 overall and 6-3 on the

HS Boys Basketball: Class 3A And 4A Postseason Groupings Released

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Iowa High School Athletic Association released their substate groups for Class 3A and 4A Boys Basketball on Friday. The Class 3A 2nd-ranked West Delaware Hawks are in substate #5 with Center Point-Urbana, Benton Community, Clear Creek-Amana, Marion, South Tama, Vinton-Shellsburg and Williamsburg. All those teams except CC-A have winning records

HS Basketball: Thursday 1-26 Results And Friday 1-27 Preview

Jon Swisher-Sports Director: In coverage area high school basketball last night: Girls- The Class 2A 4th-ranked North Linn Lynx stayed unbeaten and improved to 19-0 beating Class 3A 9th-ranked Mount Vernon on the road 51-27. Class 2A 15th-rated Maquoketa Valley edged Monticello at Monticello 44-42. Senior Brianna Mensen, who was named KCRG-TV’s Athlete of the Week yesterday,

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

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