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HS Basketball: WD Boys Open New Season At Home

HS Basketball: WD Boys Open New Season At Home

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The new season for high school boys basketball officially started last night around the state but it begins this evening for a majority of the KMCH area teams including the West Delaware Hawks who will entertain Benton Community tonight inside Seedorff Gymnasium. The Hawks are coming off of a 11-11 campaign,

Iowa Hawkeyes 12-0 After Win @ Nebraska

The third-ranked Iowa Hawkeyes football team has completed its first perfect regular season in 93 years. The Hawkeyes improved to 12-0 with a 28-20 triumph over the Cornhuskers at Nebraska. Jordan Canzeri ran off left tackle two straight times for touchdowns, the first one going 29 yards and the second 68 yards for a 28-17

Hawks Bowling

Hawks Win First Bowling Meet

West Delaware Boys and Girls bowling started their season Tuesday with victories against the Cyclones from Denver and the Indians from Forest City.  Competing at Cadillac Lanes in Waterloo, West Delaware boys were led by returning junior Logan Marsden with a 446 series (230-216), followed by sophomore Jim Shover 351 (172-179), sophomore Trae Boge 320

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


Class 2A District 4 All-District Football Honors Announced

The Class 2A District 4 All-District Football honors have been announced…   Anamosa Coach Ryan Streets was named District Coach of the Year. Anamosa’s Tyler Zumbach was named Defensive MVP and Anamosa’s Kyle Schepanski was named Return Player of the Year.   Those named to the All-District teams…     Name Grade Position   Name Grade


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


State Wrestling Tickets To Go On Sale Soon

The State Wrestling Championship has been a sold out event for over 20 years and is the only IHSAA reserved ticket event. On October 28, 2015, the Board of Control of the Iowa High School Athletic Association approved the procedure for the purchase of 2016 State Wrestling Tournament finals tickets. Tickets will continue to be


Hawks Fall To Pella; End Outstanding season At 12-1

West Delaware’s incredible season came to an end last night in the Class 3A semi–finals at the hands of top-ranked Pella 45-26. Coy Roussell completed his outstanding career with 167 yards rushing and two touchdowns for WD. Quarterback Max Ridenour passed for 257 yards and two TDs: one of 59 yards to John Nagel and


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