Author Archives: Jon Swisher


College Men’s Golf: Former East Buchanan Standout Leads The Way For Peacocks

College Men’s Golf: Former East Buchanan Standout Leads The Way For Peacocks

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The University of Upper Iowa men’s golf team finished ninth in the Washburn Invitational on Tuesday afternoon, their first spring tournament of 2016, at the Topeka Country Club in Topeka, Kansas. The 14-team field featured seven Northern Sun Conference schools, with the Peacocks finishing fifth among the NSIC teams. Upper Iowa was led by


DII College Women’s Track: Former WD Standout Reaches All-American Status

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Former West Delaware All-Stater Emily Thole has added being an All-American on her athletic career resume. Thole, a 2015 graduate of West Delaware, is a Freshman running for the defending indoor and outdoor National Championship teams for the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, Missouri. The D2 championships held at Pittsburg State University in


HS Girls Basketball: IGCA All-State Teams Released

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Iowa Girls Coaches Association have released their 2015-16 Girls Basketball All-State Teams. Listed below are coaches and players recognized from the KMCH listening area: 1A 1st Team Mikayla Nachazel Springville 10 3rd Team Megan Wagaman Springville 12 1A Coach of the Year= Nate Sanderson, Springville 2A 2nd Team Morgan Boer North Linn


HS Boys State Basketball: Cascade and Anamosa Ready for Semifinal Games

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The class 2A semifinals on the horizon this afternoon at the High School Boys State Basketball Tournament features our two area coverage teams as the 4th-seed 21-3 Cougars of Cascade take on the 7-seed 17-9 Pella Christian.  Right after that contest, the number 6-seeded 21-5 Anamosa Blue Raiders battle the 2nd-seed 23-2 Western Christian. Both


HS Girls State Basketball: WD Bobcats Upset in First Round

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Western Dubuque Bobcats Girls Basketball teams’ remarkable run was ended last night in upset fashion in class 4A quarterfinal play. The top seeded Bobcats were knocked off by the 8th seed Mason City 47-39. The Mohawks defensive effort and ability to score down the stretch carried them to the victory. Marci Wolters, a


HS Basketball: WD Bobcat Girls Prepping for Third Straight Trip to State

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The class 4A top-ranked Western Dubuque Bobcats Girls Basketball team is getting ready to make their third appearance in a row at the girls state basketball tournament in Des Moines. The 24-0 number one seeded Bobcats will tip-off around 6:45pm this evening against 9th-ranked, No. 8th seeded 15-8 Mason City. Bobcat head coach Amy