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HS Track and Field: Thursday 5-5 Conference Meets Recap

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: It was a very competitive night filled with personal bests and conference record breaking performances at the 2016 WaMaC conference championship meet hosted by Clear Creek-Amana in Tiffin last night. On the boys side, Vinton-Shellsburg had a strong finish to score 99 points and nip Mount Vernon who tallied 95. Solon was

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HS Sports: Monday Recap

By Jamie Vaske-Associate Director of Sports: High School Golf: The West Delaware girls golf team hosted the WaMaC East invitational Monday night at Pin Oak golf course in Manchester. The host Hawks posted their lowest score of the season as they shot a four player total of 225 which was good for 4th place just 15

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HS Sports: Thursday Results/Friday Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Day one of the 2016 Drake Relays featured some not so favorable weather conditions. A few area coverage athletes battled through it to compete. In the Discus- West Delaware sophomore Harrison Goebel’s best thro was 131-04, good for 22nd out of 24. In the Shot Put- Senior Allison Tucker of Western

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A “Picture Perfect” Mother’s Day !

We want to make this Mother’s Day picture perfect, and this is how we will do it. Simply email your favorite photo of you and your mom to mix947@kmch.com. Be sure to include your name, the name of your mom, and your phone number. On Friday, May 6th, we will randomly draw from all of

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HS Track: Drake Relays Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The 107th edition of the Drake Relays Track and Field competition meet begins this morning at Drake Stadium in Des Moines. The high school portion consists of 16 boys’ events all but the 200 and 400-meter dashes and 16 girls’ events, everything but the 200, 400 and distance medley relay.  A few area coverage athletes

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HS Sports: Tuesday Recap/Wednesday Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Anamosa’s Lady Raider Track and Field Invitational was held last night with 12 teams participating. Cascade won the meet with 166 1/2 points, Monticello was 2nd with 109, West Delaware 4th with 72, Independence 5th with 69, 7th was Maquoketa Valley with 43, Anamosa 9th with 34 1/2, Starmont 29 in 10th

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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