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West Delaware Basketball: Annual Awards Banquet Held Monday Night

West Delaware Basketball: Annual Awards Banquet Held Monday Night

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware Athletics Department hosted the annual season closing boys and girls basketball and cheerleading awards banquet Monday evening. Cheerleading sponsor Rachel Tucker was proud of her small squad’s effort for their commitment and dedication to improving. The four members of the group this season were Alexia Chapman, Brianna Hartmann,


College Men’s Golf: Former East Buchanan Standout Leads The Way For Peacocks

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The University of Upper Iowa men’s golf team finished ninth in the Washburn Invitational on Tuesday afternoon, their first spring tournament of 2016, at the Topeka Country Club in Topeka, Kansas. The 14-team field featured seven Northern Sun Conference schools, with the Peacocks finishing fifth among the NSIC teams. Upper Iowa was led by

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UNI’s Cabell Unable To Compete At 2016 Nationals

By Jamie Vaske-Associate Director of Sports: 2011 Independence graduate and current UNI heavyweight Blaize Cabell was set to make his third trip to the NCAA Division 1 National Championships this Thursday through Saturday at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Unfortunately an illness prevented the senior from traveling with the team ending his collegiate


DII College Women’s Track: Former WD Standout Reaches All-American Status

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Former West Delaware All-Stater Emily Thole has added being an All-American on her athletic career resume. Thole, a 2015 graduate of West Delaware, is a Freshman running for the defending indoor and outdoor National Championship teams for the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, Missouri. The D2 championships held at Pittsburg State University in


HS Girls Basketball: IGCA All-State Teams Released

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Iowa Girls Coaches Association have released their 2015-16 Girls Basketball All-State Teams. Listed below are coaches and players recognized from the KMCH listening area: 1A 1st Team Mikayla Nachazel Springville 10 3rd Team Megan Wagaman Springville 12 1A Coach of the Year= Nate Sanderson, Springville 2A 2nd Team Morgan Boer North Linn

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Parmely Earns All-American Status

By Jamie Vaske-Associate Director of Sports: Upper Iowa University freshman Ryan Parmely wrestled in his first Division 2 National Tournament this past Friday and Saturday at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and came away as an All-American. The 2015 Maquoketa Valley grad who also played running back for the Peacocks


HS Boys State Basketball: Cascade and Anamosa Ready for Semifinal Games

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The class 2A semifinals on the horizon this afternoon at the High School Boys State Basketball Tournament features our two area coverage teams as the 4th-seed 21-3 Cougars of Cascade take on the 7-seed 17-9 Pella Christian.  Right after that contest, the number 6-seeded 21-5 Anamosa Blue Raiders battle the 2nd-seed 23-2 Western Christian. Both