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West Delaware Basketball: Awards Banquet Wraps Season Up

West Delaware Basketball: Awards Banquet Wraps Season Up

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The annual season ending awards banquet for West Delaware Boys and Girls Basketball was held last night inside Seedorff Gymnasium. The Hawk girls varsity team went 8-14 and 5-9 good for 5th place in the WaMaC East divison. Hawks 2nd-year head coach Rod Conrad said there were some nice positives and

HS Wrestling: West Delaware Holds Annual Awards Banquet

The West Delaware wrestling team and cheerleaders wrapped up its season Monday night with the annual awards banquet inside the Hanson Auditorium. The Hawks went 8-11 in dual meets this season and finished in second place at the Louisa-Muscatine tournament, and the sectional tournament and reached the regional dual finals. As a team they were awarded the Distinguished

Hawkeyes Knocked Out Of NIT By TCU

Iowa was knocked out of the NIT basketball tournament Sunday night in  94-92 overtime loss to TCU at sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena. It was turnovers and free throws that cost the Hawkeyes on Sunday. Iowa had 12 first-half turnovers, leading to 21 TCU points. The Hawkeyes missed 10-of-17 free-throw attempts the second half, and 11 for

Hawkeyes Win First Round NIT Game

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The top-seeded University of Iowa men’s basketball team pulled away from South Dakota in the second half to post an 87-75 National Invitation Tournament victory Wednesday night in front of a crowd of 12,864 inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Peter Jok overcame foul trouble to lead Iowa with 20 points on 7-of-14 shooting and

Hawkeye Broadcast Moved To 7:00pm

The NCAA announced that due to the winter storm hitting the East Coast, the University of Iowa’s National Invitation Tournament (NIT) home game against South Dakota on Wednesday has been changed from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (CT). The South Dakota at Iowa contest is one of five NIT games affected.  The time change is

West Delaware Bowlers Celebrate Successful Season

The West Delaware Bowling teams celebrated their successful seasons Monday night with their annual banquet at Lightning Lanes.  The Hawk Boys won the Class 1A State Championship and were led by Individual Champ Jeff Boeckenstedt, who was also named to the State Elite Team.  Alex Schnieders finished as runner up and was selected for the

Two Area Teams Close Their Season in State Consolation Games

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The High School Boys Basketball season wrapped up last Saturday night in Des Moines. On Friday morning and Saturday afternoon it closed out for our two remaining area coverage teams. On Friday morning, the North Linn Lynx finished their terrific season in the 1A consolation final beating Remsen, St. Mary’s 76-66. North Linn’s

Lynx and Hawks Ready For Semifinal Contests

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: It’s semifinal Thursday at the High School Boys Basketball State Tournament in Des Moines for Class 1A, 2A and 3A teams. Our two area coverage schools in play, North Linn and West Delaware, are slated for 10:30am and 8:15pm start times. In Class 1A, the top ranked and seeded 26-0 North Linn

Hawks Win State Quarter-final Game

West Delaware Hawk Boys won their first round game at the State Tournament and even their record at 3-3 in the 4th state appearance. Hawks improve to 25-0 and become winning-est team in program history as they defeated Dallas Center-Grimes 66-58.  Jon Swisher has the recap: The Hawks play Sergeant Bluff – Luton in the semi-finals

Local Archers Win State Competition

Nearly 1,500 archers from 84 Iowa schools participated in the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) state tournament March 3-4 in Des Moines. Lily Machart, from Anamosa, swept the girls categories winning the 3D competition with a score of 291 and the bullseye competition with a score of 297.  Machart was awarded two bows