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HS Sports: Monday Recap/Tuesday Preview

HS Sports: Monday Recap/Tuesday Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: On a very nice but windy evening in the area there wasn’t a shortage of activities taking place. In Delhi, the annual Maquoketa Valley Wildcat Boys Track and Field Invitational featuring 15 schools was dominated by Anamosa. The Blue Raiders scored 138 points, 45 more than second-place Solon. Monticello and Cascade

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HS Sports: Weekend Recap/Monday Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The top-ranked and defending class 1A state champion Beckman Blazer Boys Soccer team beat their counterparts with the same status in class 2A, the Cedar Rapids Xavier Saints, on Saturday afternoon in the championship match of the Catholic Schools tournament at the Tuma Soccer Complex near Marion. The Blazers prevailed 3-2 in

HS Track: Western Dubuque Wins Hawks Invite

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: What started out to be a nice night for track ended with rain but it didn’t slow down the Bobcats of Western Dubuque as they outlasted the 12 other teams on their way to a first place finish with 126 points. Cascade was 2nd with 97 1/2. Beckman 4thwith 31, 8th

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HS Sports: Monday 4-18 Recap

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The annual Maquoketa Valley Girls Wildcat Track and Field meet was held last night in Delhi on a very comfortable 80-degree night. The fifteen team event featured these team score standings: Cascade 117 Western Dubuque 106 Decorah 90 Monti 65 Central Elkader and North Linn 43  7. Maquoketa Valley  8. West

HS Sports: Thursday 4-14 Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware girls golf team resumes their contest schedule with their second meet of the week this afternoon. The Hawks will be facing Maquoketa and Solon at the Prairie Creek Golf Course near Maquoketa. Tee time is slated for 2pm. Both track and field teams for West Delaware will be competing today. The

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HS Sports: Monday 4-11 Recap

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware girls and boys golf teams traveled to DeWitt playing at the Springbrook Country Club course yesterday afternoon. The Hawk girls picked up their first win on the young season edging the Sabers 292-299. WD’s Mariah Kleitsch was the medalist with a 58 and Ashley Goebel shot a 63. The

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HS Football: Monticello’s Kyte Resigns As Head Coach

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Monticello will be in search of a new head football coach after MHS 2000 graduate Jon Kyte stepped down from that position earlier this week. Kyte has been in charge of the program since 2013 when he took over after being on the University of Dubuque Football coaching staff. Monticello fourth-year Athletics Director

HS Soccer: WD Boys Begin Season On the Road

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware Boys Soccer team will begin their 2016 campaign in Center Point this afternoon. The Hawks will be under the direction of a different head coach for the 3rd time in 4 seasons. 2011 graduate and former Hawks soccer player AJ Engelken has taken over the reigns. WD was just

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