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HS Boys State Basketball: Day 1 Recap

HS Boys State Basketball: Day 1 Recap

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Day one of the 2017 High School Boys Basketball State Tournament at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines saw one of our two area coverage teams win and advance to semifinal play on Thursday. In Class 1A, the top-seeded North Linn Lynx held on for a 54-49 victory over Maple Valley-Anthon

Broghammer finishes fifth at NAIA National Championships

2013 West Delaware graduate and current Grandview wrestler Dean Broghammer finished fifth at the 2017 NAIA National Championships this past Saturday at the Kansas Expocentre in Topeka, Kansas. The Viking junior who is now a three time All-American after finishing fourth as a freshman and first place last season opened the tournament with two straight

Boy’s BB State Tourney Brackets Released

HS Boys Bball State Tourney brackets are out for next week at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines: 3A- 24-0 WD Hawks get #2 seed and will face 7th seed 15-9 Dallas Center-Grimes @ 6:35pm Tuesday night 3-7. In 2A- 22-2 Cascade is 4th seed and takes on RVC North foe #5 22-2 Camanche on

West Delaware Crowns Three Champs At State AAU

West Delaware’s Youth Wrestling Club crowned three champions at last weekend’s AAU State Championships.  Brent Yonkovic won the 90 pound title in the 3rd and 4th grade division.  In the 7th and 8th grade division, winners included Jared Voss at 145 and Cael Meyer at 152.  With 15 wrestlers competing, the Hawks brought home eleven

HS Girls State Basketball: Cascade Wins Quarterfinal Game

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Class 2A 8th-ranked Cascade Cougars improved to 23-2 with a 59-56 upset win over 3rd-ranked Central Decatur inside Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines at the 2017 High School Girls Basketball state tournament. Cougar freshman point guard Nicole McDermott played with the composure of a senior and is a big reason Cascade is

Hawk Boys To State; Lynx Girls Season Ends

The West Delaware Boys Basketball team etched themselves further into the history books of the program last night by coming back and taking down Center Point-Urbana 54-51 for a substate victory that propels them into next weeks state tournament. KMCH Sports Director Jon Swisher has the details: The 2017 High School Girls state basketball tournament

HS Basketball: Monday 2-27 Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The 2017 High School Girls Basketball State Tournament gets underway Monday morning with class 1A play. Top-ranked 22-2 Springville will face 19-6 West Burlington of Notre Dame at 10am. Our featured area coverage team involved in the second Class 2A game of the tourney at 6:45pm this evening is 5th-rated 24-1