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HS Sports: Thursday Results/Friday Preview

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

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Every weekday during the month of May, be sure to listen for the “Beef Sounder”. When you hear it, all you will need to do is be caller # 7 on the studio line. If you are the lucky caller, you will win a $10.00 beef certificate from the Delaware County Cattlemen. If that sounds


Military Month Salutes

KMCH celebrates Military Appreciation Month in May by “saluting” those who have served, or are currently serving in the US Armed Forces. Simply go to our website at www.kmch.com. You will see the Military Salutes section on the home page. Simply fill out the form and submit. Please have the information to us on or

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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

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KMCH, Tucker Honored for News and Weather Coverage

KMCH was honored to be recognized by the Iowa Broadcast News Association with several awards for news and weather coverage at the association’s annual convention in Waterloo Saturday night. Our station competes against other small market radio stations in the state in this annual contest. KMCH was honored with first place for Overall Excellence 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