FEATURE articles

HS Girls Basketball: Results From Tues. 11-24

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The first night of the new season took place for a majority of our KMCH area teams last night. In Manchester the Rod Conrad era of West Delaware Girls Basketball got underway with a 49-30 loss to 4A 14th-ranked Waverly-Shell Rock. The GoHawks jumped out in front quickly leading 7-0 then


HS Girls Basketball:

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Girls High School basketball season officially gets underway with game competition tonight for a majority of the KMCH area coverage teams. The West Delaware Hawks will open up at home inside Seedorff Gymnasium against perennial power Waverly-Shell Rock. After five seasons longtime hall of fame coach Harold Shepherd retired last


HS Volleyball: Ketchum Signs With Upper Iowa

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: West Delaware senior Carlee Ketchum has officially signed to continue her volleyball career at the Division 2 collegiate level with Upper Iowa University in Fayette. Ketchum inked the agreement with the Peacocks on Monday afternoon at West Delaware High School surrounded by her family, Hawks head coach Brett Mather and her


HS Football: WD Hawks Back In Semifinals

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The class 3A 2nd-ranked 12-0 West Delaware Football team faces top-rated 12-0 Pella tonight in the second semifinal that will take place at the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls.  The Hawks completed another season of not losing a game on Brown Field and became the third team to achieve a 12-0 record and 4th


Egemos Step Away From Youth Football League

The West Delaware Football team is enjoying great success…and that success can be traced back to when those players were in 5th and 6th grade learning the sport in the Northeast Iowa Youth Football League.  Tim and Diane Egemo, who have headed up the league since its beginning 13 years ago, have decided to step


West Delaware Holds Special Pep Rally

  West Delaware held a special pep rally this morning not only to recognize the accomplishmets of the football and volleyball team, but also to spotlight several other students involved in the musical, all-state music, Cross Country and Special Olympics. Volleyball Coach Bret Mather had high praise for the student secion at all of their


HS Football: Playoffs Quarterfinal Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The class 3A 2nd-ranked West Delaware Hawks became the fifth team in program history to win 11 games earlier this week. Just the third squad to reach the 11-0 mark. Tonight the Hawks try to become the 4th group to win 12 games joining the 1991, 1995 and 2005 teams and the third