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HS State Track; Class 1A Area Preview

HS State Track; Class 1A Area Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The 2014 high school state track and field meet will begin this Thursday morning at Drake Stadium in Des Moines. We’ll take a preview look at each class,  everyday up until Thursday, of KMCH area athletes and team events who qualified for the State Championships last Thursday or Friday. Starting today with Class 1A:


Boys Golf Sectional Results

High school boys golf sectionals were held across the state yesterday. Individual qualifiers from the sectional at Pin Oak in Manchester: Medalist: Clayton Larsen of West Delaware 74 Medalist Runner-up: Bryce Frick of West Delaware 78 3rd Tyler Stueck of Vinton-Shellsburg 80 4th Nick Steger of Independence 80 Qualifying teams from the sectional at Pin

HS Boys Golf; Sectionals Tee Off this morning

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Sectional golf meets take place around the state today. In 3A; The 2nd ranked West Delaware Hawks will host seven other schools at Pin Oak. Including area teams; Western Dubuque and Independence. The start time has been pushed back to 10:30am because of the wet surface conditions. Teams and individuals advancing

HS Track; State Qualifying Meet Results

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: In chilly rainy conditions all over eastern Iowa yesterday, most of the state qualifying meets were still held. In Class 1A, event champions were the only automatic qualifiers. The rest of the field consists of the top 12 at-large finishes. Total results can be found on KMCH.com. In Edgewood hosted by Ed-Co; Final results

HS Track; State Qualifier Meets set for Thursday afternoon

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director:   State qualifying track meets take place around the state this afternoon. With regionals for girls and districts for boys taking place at the same location in all four classes beginning at 4pm. At sites around the KMCH Sports coverage area involving area teams: In Classes 2A and 3A, the top two automatically qualify, plus the

HS Boys Golf; WaMaC Super Meet Results from Monday 5-12

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The boys golf WaMaC Conference Super Meet was held at Pin Oak Golf Course near Manchester Monday afternoon. Despite a lightning delay, all the action was completed before 5pm. West Delaware continued their excellent play and proved to be the WaMaC’s best by placing first with a 302, 14 strokes better than Williamsburg. 


HS Boys Basketball; Haldeman Verbals with UNI

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Western Dubuque junior all-state basketball guard Spencer Haldeman has verbally committed to play for the Northern Iowa Panthers. Haldeman was named a Class 3A first-team all-stater and a WaMaC conference first teamer this past season after averaging 24.3 points.  As a second year varsity player for the Bobcats, Haldeman scored a school-record

HS Track; Conference Meet Results from Thursday 5-8

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Maquoketa Valley hosted the first newly formed Tri-Rivers Conference   co-ed track meet last night in Delhi. On the girls side as expected North Linn controlled the team standings. The Lynx placed first with 146 points. Second was Maquoketa Valley with 101. 3.  Springville 97 4. Lisbon 48 5. Calamus Wheatland 40

HS Track; Conference Meets Slated for Today

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: (Source- some information gathered from iowaprepsports.com and the Gazette’s Jeff Linder.) ********************************************************** Conference track meets for high school girls’ and boys’ teams are scheduled to start this afternoon around 4pm at most area hosting sites. Benton Community is the hosting school in Van Horne of the WaMaC conference meet: is loaded with middle


Beckman Boys Win Monticello Golf Invite

Beckman was the top team at the 18th annual Monticello Boys Golf Invitational on Wednesday. The Blazers bested 2nd place Monticello by 4 strokes. Marion was 3rd; North Cedar 4th; Cascade 5th; Tipton 6th; and Camanche 7th. Marion’s Ian Kelly took medalist honors with an 80, Tyler Knepper of Beckman was 2nd with an 82.

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