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HS Wrestling: Western Dubuque Prepares For State Duals

HS Wrestling: Western Dubuque Prepares For State Duals

The Western Dubuque wrestling team will take part in the 2017 class 3A State Dual Tournament today as the fourth seeded Bobcats will open with the fifth seed Waverly-Shell Rock at 11:00 am from the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. The Bobcats are making their first appearance in the state duals since 2009 and

HS Basketball: Monday Night Boys District 1st Round Results/Tuesday Night Girls Regional Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The opening night of high school boys basketball district play saw all of our KMCH area coverage teams earn first round victories. In our two featured games from KMCH Sports: In Delhi, the Maquoketa Valley Wildcats as expected won big over Rivermont Collegiate 74-8. The Wildcats only allowed 1 point defensively in the

Former Independence Wrestler Named IIAC Wrestler of the Week

A former Independence High School wrestler has been named the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s “Wrestler of the Week”. Kyle Fank has earned the honor for the first time in his career. Fank, a former high school state runner-up finisher, is a junior wrestling for Wartburg College. He had a win last Thursday when top-ranked Wartburg won

WaMaC Bowling Results

2017 WaMaC Conference Championship Results Boys Team Results: 1. Maquoketa – 3363 2. Vinton-Shellsburg – 3107 3. Western Dubuque – 3037 4. Marion – 3002 5. Central DeWitt – 2834 6. West Delaware – 2735 7. Independence – 2477 Girls Team Results: 1. Western Dubuque – 2895 2. Vinton-Shellsburg – 2521 3. West Delaware –

HS Boys Basketball: Postseason begins Monday Night

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The High School Boys Basketball season has reached the postseason stage for Class 1A and 2A teams. First round games for a few area coverage schools begin tonight with second round contest taking place Thursday that will involve the rest of the teams who earned first round byes. A featured split 1A/2A

HS Basketball: Saturday Night 2-11 Results

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware Hawks Girls Basketball team ended their season Saturday night inside Seedorff Gymnasium with a 39-29 loss to Anamosa. The Hawks finished their season at 8-14 overall. The game was filled with aggressive defense that caused turnovers on each side that led to the low scoring theme. Hawks 2nd-year

HS Wrestling: 29 Area Wrestlers Qualify For State Meet

The 2017 state wrestling tournament will take place this Thursday through Saturday at the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, and this past Saturday 29 area wrestlers qualified for the state meet by placing in the top two of their weight classes at districts. In Maquoketa: The Beckman wrestling team had four wrestlers move on to

Chapman To Bowl On ESPN Sunday

West Delaware graduate and Manchester native AJ Chapman has qualified for the PBA Players championship in Columbus Ohio. Chapman wrote on social media “I don’t really have words right now. This is a dream of mine for as long as I can remember.” Chapman, who graduated from Wichita State last year, placed fourth in the

Hawk Bowlers Win Friday; Prepare For Post-Season

The West Delaware bowlers were in action Friday afternoon at Lightning lanes against Sumner Fredericksburg.  The Hawk Girls won 2502 to 1976.  Andrea Salow led the Hawks with a two-game total of 393.  The Hawk boys also had an easy time winning 3172 to 1995.  Blaine Wilson had games of 231 and 233 for a

Basketball Scores 2/10/17

Boys Basketball 2/10/17 West Delaware 55, Center Point-Urbana 44 East Buchanan 57, Central, Elkader 51 Western Dubuque 67, Independence 45 Vinton-Shellsburg 54, Anamosa 34 Beckman Catholic, Dyersville 84, South Tama 64 Girls Class 3A Regional play starts tonight.  West Delaware is at home to take on Anamosa.  The winner of that game will play the