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Latest Girls Basketball Rankings

The latest Girls Basketball rankings have been released. In Class 1A- Springville remains No. 1 after North Linn ended their 25-game win streak last Friday night. In Class 2A- Iowa City Regina is still the top team, North Linn bumped up a spot to 6th, Cascade moved up one notch to 10th. In Class 3A- Top-ranked

HS Softball: West Delaware’s Georgen Signs With Luther

By Jon Swisher- Sports Director: West Delaware High School Senior Maleah Georgen signed a letter of intent yesterday afternoon to play Softball at Division III Luther College in Decorah. As a Junior for the Hawks last season on a team that went 31-11, winning a share of the WaMaC conference East Division title and reaching a Regional

HS Sports: Western Dubuque Is Latest School District To Vote For New Athletic Conference

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: After a few months process of gathering input and information the Western Dubuque Community School District board of education voted 3-2 last night to accept an invitation from the Mississippi Valley Conference to join the league starting  in the 2018-19 school year. The MVC will now become a 16-team conference with the addition

HS BASKETBALL: Tuesday Night 1-10 Preview

By Jon Swisher- Sports Director: The Class 3A second-ranked 9-0 West Delaware Hawks Boys Basketball team will try to remain unbeaten as they host Highway 20 rival 4-5 Western Dubuque tonight. The Hawks, who are one of seventeen teams in the state still undefeated, are off to their best start without losing a game in school program history since the

HS Wrestling: Saturday 1-7 Recap

Area wrestlers competed in the first weekend competition of 2017 this past weekend. In Van Horne: Over 25 ranked wrestlers took part in the Jerry Eckenrod Invitational at Benton Community on Saturday and wrestlers from West Delaware, North Linn, and Independence were a part of the 16 team field. North Linn had two champions on their

Friday Night HSBB Wrap-Up

The first Friday night of the new year offered a full slate of area high school basketball. Our featured game from KMCH Sports was the Class 3A, second ranked, 8-0 West Delaware Hawks hosting 6-1 Solon.Both teams were 4-0 and tied for first place at the top of the WaMaC East Division. The West Delaware