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HS Girls Basketball; Regional Pairings Released

HS Girls Basketball; Regional Pairings Released

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director The high school girls’ basketball regional pairings have been released by the Iowa Girls Athletic Union. Two of our area coaches talk about the mindset of dealing with pairing announcements yet still continuing to focus on finishing the regular season out.  North Linn head coach Brian Wheatley: WHEATLEY1 1-28 And the head coach at

Winter Storm Warning

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning in effect Sunday afternoon through Monday afternoon for Eastern Iowa, including Delaware County and the surrounding area. Snow is not the biggest threat with this storm – forecasters say they are most concerned about the high winds that will develop and lead to blowing snow


HS Football; New Districts Released

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: IOWA HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL DISTRICTS for the 2014 & 2015  seasons: (Assigned by the Iowa High School Athletic Association) The biggest changes include Maquoketa Valley, a 1A quarterfinalist the past two years, has dropped to Class A and Anamosa drops to class 2A and out of tough district #4 grouping of 3A. Full

HS Sports; Friday 1-24 Scheduled Contests

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: In high school boys basketball tonight our featured game is West Delaware playing host to class 3A #9 Western Dubuque. The Bobcats are 9-2 overall, taking their 1st place 3-0 record in the WaMaC NE division against the Hawks who are 4-10 and 1-2 in divisional play. Both teams are coming in on

HS Girls Basketball; Latest Rankings

From IGHSAU: 1-23 poll The SEVENTH Basketball Rankings compiled by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union were released yesterday afternoon: Class 1A   School Record LW 1 Newell-Fonda 13-1 1 2 Burlington-Notre Dame 13-0 2 3 Stanton 15-0 4 4 Janesville 12-1 6 5 Colo-Nesco 13-1 7 6 Lynnville-Sully 13-2 8 7 Dunkerton 13-2

HS Sports; Thursday Night 1-22 Results

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director and Jamie Vaske-Sports Broadcaster/Reporter: In wrestling last night, the WaMaC East division title was on the line in Epworth as 2A 5th-ranked West Delaware and 3A 10th-rated Western Dubuque took to the mat. In the second dual of the night that went back and forth, the Bobcats got out to a 9-0 after a


Michigan Tops Iowa 75-67,

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) – Nik Stauskas scored 26 points, and Number 21 Michigan held off 10th ranked Iowa 75-67 on Wednesday night to remain unbeaten in the Big Ten. The Wolverines (14-4, 6-0) have won eight straight to set up a showdown in East Lansing on Saturday night with rival Michigan State, the Big

HS Wrestling; West Delaware, Beckman and Western Dubuque Meet on Mat

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The annual meeting between the Hawks, Blazers and Bobcats is scheduled to take place tonight in Epworth. The WaMaC northeast division double-dual will get underway at 6pm and features a battle of ranked opponents. The class 2A 5th-ranked Hawks will take on 3A 10th-ranked Western Dubuque. Hawks head coach Jeff Voss


HS Football; IHSAA Makes Decisions On Playoff Format

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director:   The Iowa High School Athletic Association’s Board of Control voted  unanimously Wednesday morning to table discussion about an eight-game prep football regular season schedule. The Iowa High School Football Coaches Association had asked the IHSAA to consider  decreasing the amount of games for concerns of player safety. With the final week of the

HS Wrestling; Tuesday Night Maquoketa Valley Meet

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director:   The Maquoketa Valley Wrestling team hosted a ‘Pink Out’ cancer night against South Tama, Anamosa, and Bellevue. MV started out taking down South Tama 64-11.  The second dual had the Wildcats facing Anamosa, which they won easily as well, 71-9. The Wildcats continued the dominating theme by shutting out Bellevue 77-00. Head coach Tim Andrews liked how his squad kept the momentum going

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