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HS Girls State Basketball: WD Bobcats Upset in First Round

HS Girls State Basketball: WD Bobcats Upset in First Round

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Western Dubuque Bobcats Girls Basketball teams’ remarkable run was ended last night in upset fashion in class 4A quarterfinal play. The top seeded Bobcats were knocked off by the 8th seed Mason City 47-39. The Mohawks defensive effort and ability to score down the stretch carried them to the victory. Marci Wolters, a


HS Basketball: WD Bobcat Girls Prepping for Third Straight Trip to State

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The class 4A top-ranked Western Dubuque Bobcats Girls Basketball team is getting ready to make their third appearance in a row at the girls state basketball tournament in Des Moines. The 24-0 number one seeded Bobcats will tip-off around 6:45pm this evening against 9th-ranked, No. 8th seeded 15-8 Mason City. Bobcat head coach Amy


HS State Basketball: Two Area Boys Teams Advance, Girls Start Tourney Today

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: On Saturday night in class 2A high school boys basketball substate play, history for one area coverage school was made while another program continued their tradition. Anamosa advanced to the first ever state tournament since boys hoops started at the school in 1905. The 5th-ranked Blue Raiders improved to 20-5 and won the 9th


Area AAU State Place Winners, Voss Wrestles In First Regional

By Jamie Vaske-Associate Director of Sports: Area wrestlers in grades 3rd through 8th from the Delaware County Wrestling Club wrestled on Saturday and Sunday at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, and seven of the 20 wrestlers who qualified brought home state medals. In the 3rd and 4th grade division: Brent Yonkovic finished in 4th


HS Boys Basketball: West Delaware’s Season Ends

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware Hawk Boys Basketball team displayed a valiant effort and gave the class 3A second-ranked Golden Eagles of Dubuque Wahlert a scare early on in their district 6 championship in Epworth last night but fell 56-39. Wahlert overcame the slow start and led by 12 at halftime 31-19. The Hawks


WaMaC Announces Girls Basketball All-Conference Teams

Several area girls basketball players have received WaMaC All-Conference honors.   In the WaMaC East Division…   1st Team All-Conference… Megan Maahs and Morgan Pitz of Western Dubuque Kristen Wegmann of West Delaware Kylie Bildstein of Beckman   2nd Team All-Conference… Jessica Cartee and Abigail Dolphin of Western Dubuque Haley Lyness of West Delaware  

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W. Dubuque Girls Finish 4th At State Bowling

The Western Dubuque Girls Bowling team to 4th in the Class 2A State Bowling meet on Tuesday.  The Bobcats rolled a team score of 2692, led by Emily Benn, who finished 15th overall with a 377.  Waterloo East was the top team with a team score of 3071.  Ottumwa was 2nd, and Marion took 3rd.


HS Boys Basketball: West Delaware Boys To Face # 2 Dubuque Wahlert

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The postseason picks back up with class 3A and 1A district finals tonight around the state. In class 3A- The 16-6 West Delaware Hawks will face their toughest challenge of the season when they go up against 2nd-ranked 17-5 Dubuque Wahlert for the district 6 championship at Western Dubuque High School. The Hawks are coming off of


HS Wrestling: Lyon Dominates In State Title Run

By Jamie Vaske-Associate Director of Sports: After a runner up finish in last years state wrestling tournament Western Dubuque junior Max Lyon decided to take a different approach into this years meet. The 182 pound Bobcat was making his third appearance at the state meet and after finishing 4th as a freshman and 2nd last