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HS Volleyball: West Delaware Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware Hawks volleyball team returns a wealth of experience and knowledge this season after a class 4A 45-3 runner-up team last year. Five starters are back to lead the way for 20th-year head coach Brett Mather. Coach Mather talks about the highlights from last season and how his team can build


Oelwein Cross Country Inv. Results

The West Delaware Girls Cross Country team ran at the Oelwein Invitational on Tuesday.   The meet was won by the defending 3A State Champions from Decorah.  The West Delaware Varsity team finished 11th overall in the race and were led by Janna Utter, who finished 27th with a time of 22:39.  Western Dubuque finished 2nd;


HS Football: Week 1 Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The 2015 high school football season starts up tonight for KMCH area coverage schools. The class 3A fifth-ranked West Delaware Hawks are ready to take the field against one of their highway 20 rivals. Twelfth-year head coach Doug Winkowitsch says his squad is ready to begin the journey: WINK1 8-28 The


W. Delaware Sophomore Football Team Under New Leadership

The West Delaware Sophomore football team opens the season tomorrow night under new leadership.  Nate Lahr takes over the team after Matt Finn accepted a head coaching position at Osage.  Lahr, who also serves as West Delaware Varsity baseball coach, is no stranger to Hawks Football: The Sophomores play most of their games on Thursday


Cross Country Results 8/25

The West Delaware Girls Cross Country team opened their 2015 campaign, and the beginning of the 5K girls era, at the Mt. Vernon-Lisbon Invitational on Tuesday.  The meet featured some of the top teams and individuals in the state.   Senior Janna Utter led that Hawks with a time of 23:26 finishing 25th out of 200


HS Football: WD Hawks Season Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The 2015 edition of the West Delaware Hawks Varsity Football team returns a bevy of experience from a squad that finished 10-2 with a district championship and reaching the class 3A quarterfinals. The Hawks bring back 21 lettermen and 10 returning starters. Twelfth-year head coach Doug Winkowitsch talks about his coaching staff and

HS Volleyball: WD Hawks # 1 in Preseason Rankings

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware Hawks are the lone KMCH area coverage high school volleyball team ranked in the preseason ratings released by the Iowa Girls Union yesterday. The Hawks are the number one team in class 4A after a 45-3 runner-up campaign a season ago with 5 returning starters on the roster. The

HS Cross Country: Preseason Rankings Released

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The preseason rankings from the Iowa Association of Track Coaches for High School Cross Country feature one area school that has the top spot on both sides. Monticello is ranked number one in both the girls’ and boys’ ratings in class 2A. The Panther girls are defending champions as they rushed to