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HS Wrestling: Class 1A and 2A Regional Dual Preview

HS Wrestling: Class 1A and 2A Regional Dual Preview

Four area wrestling teams will compete for a chance to qualify for the 2017 state dual tournament tonight as they take part in regional duals. The West Delaware and Independence wrestling teams will head to Davenport Assumption high school for class 2A regional dual semifinals as the Hawks will take on West Liberty while the

HS Wrestling: Sectional Saturday Results

40 area wrestlers qualified for district tournaments as they placed in the top two of their weight classes at sectionals on Saturday. In Manchester: The West Delaware wrestling team qualified four wrestlers to districts and finished in second place which qualified them for the class 2A regional duals on Tuesday night as they edged Beckman

HS Basketball: Thursday Scores/Friday Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: A few area coverage high school basketball make-up games took place last night. Girls- Maquoketa Valley 59 Central City 36 Starmont 54 Ed-Co 43 Boys- Cedar Valley Christian School 55, East Buchanan, Winthrop 45 Central Decatur, Leon 62, Lenox 39 Clarinda 63, Red Oak 50 Edgewood-Colesburg 74, Starmont 53 Maquoketa Valley

HS Wrestling: West Delaware To Host Sectional Tournament

The West Delaware wrestling team will host a class 2A sectional tomorrow starting at noon inside the Seedorff Gymnasium. The Hawks will host Anamosa, Beckman, Monticello, Mount Vernon, and Dubuque Wahlert in a sectional that features nine ranked wrestlers and although West Delaware doesn’t have a returning state qualifier, head coach Jeff Voss says this

HS Wrestling: Independence Heads To LaPorte City For Sectionals

The Independence wrestling team will start its postseason run Saturday as they will wrestle at the sectional tournament at Union LaPorte City. Besides the Mustangs, Union will also host Center Point-Urbana, Denver-Tripoli, GRNT and Vinton-Shellsburg and the tournament features 11 ranked wrestlers and six returning state qualifiers. With all of last years state qualifiers graduating

Local Gymnasts Take Top Honors at Maquoketa Meet

Several local gymnasts recently placed at the USTA Power Tumbling meet in Maquoketa. Over 200 athletes competed on January 22nd, with nearly forty Moser School of Dance Gymnastics gymnasts taking top honors. Receiving first place were: Carter Phillips, Katelyn Mangold, Kayli Tegeler, Myra Clasen, Meliah Eiben, Annie Gulick, Hannabelle Erickson, Amiya Birkel, Paige Kremer, Claire

HS Basketball: Tuesday Night 1-31 Results

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The final night of January brought a couple more answers to the area coverage conference championship landscape. In Cascade last night on the boys side, the Class 2A 7th-ranked Cougars came back and then held on to avoid the upset to Monticello, winning 49-47. It was a back and forth typical Monticello/Cascade rival

HS Wrestling: Area 1A Schools Prepare For Sectionals

The 2017 high school wrestling postseason begins this Saturday and area wrestlers from six  schools will compete in two different sectional tournaments with a chance of placing in the top two of their respective weight classes and advancing to the district tournament the following week. In Cascade the Cougars will host Maquoketa Valley, East Buchanan,