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HS SPORTS: Weekend Recap

HS SPORTS: Weekend Recap

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Area coverage school results from the 108th Drake Relays on Friday and Saturday: Sophomore Damon Jaeger of Western Dubuque placed 17th in the Long Jump. Anamosa freshman Olivia Nebergall came in 15th in the High Jump, West Delaware senior Jamie Glanz finished in 23rd. The Anamosa Boys Distance Medley Relay team was 12th.

HS Track: Results from Thursday 4-27

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The 108th edition of the Drake Relays in Des Moines began yesterday for high school athletes. GIRLS- Senior Alison Sheehy of Maquoketa Valley competed in the Discus and placed 24th. sophomore Catie Brosius of Western Dubuque had a jump of 14-10.5 in the Long Jump and placed 23rd. BOYS- Beckman junior

HS SPORTS: Drake Relays Begin Thursday

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The 2017 Drake Relays for high school athletes officially starts today with two of the four field events at Drake Stadium in Des Moines. Events and area coverage school athletes listed below: BOYS- In the shot put that begins at 4:30pm, William Blaser of Western Dubuque. The high jump starts at

HS SPORTS: Tuesday Night 4-25 Results

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware Boys Golf team won the 3-team Clayton Ridge Invite near Guttenberg. The Hawks shot a 324, East Buchanan was 2nd with a 333 and Clayton Ridge was 3rd with a 348. Individually for West Delaware; Brandon Larsen 78, Gavin Soppe 81, Derik Foster 81, Trent Shaw 84, Tyler Langel

Mary June McDonald – Delhi

Mary June McDonald, 79, of Delhi, Iowa, passed away on Monday, April 24, 2017, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.  She was born on June 17, 1937, in Iowa City, the daughter of Maurice and Anna (Killias) Hennessey.  In 1955 Mary June graduated from St. John Catholic High School in

HS SPORTS: Results from Monday 4-24/Tuesday 4-25 Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware Boys Golf team fell to Mount Vernon 160-171 on the road yesterday. Trent Shaw was Co-Medalist with a 38, Gavin Soppe 53, Brandon Larsen and Derik Foster 43, Adam Kelchen 53, Tyler Langel 47. Maquoketa Valley held their annual Wildcat Boys Track and Field Invitational in Delhi last night. West

Tucker, KMCH Honored with Seven IBNA Awards

KMCH Radio in Manchester and KMCH News Director Janelle Tucker were recently honored with a total of seven Iowa Broadcast News Association awards.   The honors came during the IBNA’s Annual Convention in Des Moines on Saturday night, April 22nd.   KMCH was named as one of the best small market radio news departments in the

LaVonne Mae Cusher – Independence

LaVonne Mae Cusher, 82, of Independence, Iowa died Monday, April 24, 2017, at the Unity Point-Allen Hospital in Waterloo, Iowa. LaVonne was born on November 23, 1934, in Norman County, Minnesota, the daughter of Arthur L. and Myrtle (Albertson) Farmer. She attended Waterloo Community Schools and the University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa. On

HS SPORTS: Monday 4-24 Schedule

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Maquoketa Valley will host their annual boys track and field meet in Delhi this afternoon. Anamosa, Independence, Monticello, North Linn, Starmont and West Delaware are the area coverage schools that will be competing. The field events begin at 4:30pm. Maquoketa Valley, North Linn and Monticello girls teams will be at Center

HS TRACK AND FIELD: Drake Relays Qualifiers

By Jon Swisher- Sports Director: The list of Drake Relays qualifiers were released over the weekend for this week’s event that holds high school events on Thursday through Saturday. Area coverage team and individual qualifiers are listed below: BOYS: 100 Meter Dash- Seniors Kenny Beard and Max Steffen of Western Dubuque 110 Hurdles- Senior Will