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HS Volleyball: Preseason Rankings Released By Girls Union

HS Volleyball: Preseason Rankings Released By Girls Union

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Iowa High School Girls Athletic Union has released their preseason Volleyball rankings with the season officially getting underway around the state last night. In Class 1A- Janesville has the top spot, Springville comes in third, the Starmont Stars are 12th after posting a record of 30-10 last season. In Class

West Delaware Booster Club To Hold Membership Drive

The West Delaware Athletic Booster Club will hold its annual membership drive tonight during the Silver Bowl scrimmage at Brown Field in Manchester. Membership coordinator Bill Logan says it’s a great opportunity to support the student athletes at West Delaware: Logan 1 Logan says the community support and booster club memberships are so important in helping

Chapman To Bowl For Team USA At PABCON Championships

West Delaware stand out bowler AJ Chapman has been chosen to compete with Team USA at the PABCON adult championships September 12 through the 23rd. Chapman just finished his senior year at Wichita State where the Shockers finished third in nationals this year.  Chapman was chosen as first team All-American, and finished runner-up as “Bowler of the Year”.

Area Players Make IHSBCA All-State Baseball Team

The Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association has named their 2016 All-State Teams.  In Class 2A, the first team includes Pitcher Trace Hoffman and Outfielder Kurt Trumm of Cascade and First-baseman Mason Newhard of Monticello.  Shortstop Matt Manternach of Monticello made the 2A second team.  In Class 1A, Pitcher Jake Hilmer of North Linn made

Women’s Volleyball Team Has N.E. Iowa Ties

The USA women’s volleyball team has a couple of Northeast Iowa ties.  One of the players on the team is Kayla Banwarth of Dubuque.  Banwarth who is the team libero, graduated from Wahlert in 2007 where she was chosen Gatorade’s Iowa High School Player of the Year in 2006. Kesley Robinson of Illinois is the

HS Football: West Delaware Begins New Campaign

By Jamie Vaske-Associate Director of Sports: The high school football season officially kicked off Monday with the first day of practice, and the West Delaware football team who is coming off a 12-1 campaign in 2015 looks to get back to work to start the 2016 season. Hawk head coach Doug Winkowitsch who enters his 13th

HS Baseball/Softball: West Delaware Holds Banquet

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware Athletics Department hosted their annual summer sports season ending banquet last night in the high school commons. All players within both Baseball and Softball programs were recognized for their season accomplishments and awards were presented. In Softball- The Level 3 team coached by Hannah Cole finished with a

HS Baseball: INA All-State Teams Announced

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Iowa Newspaper Association has released their annual all-state baseball teams. Those KMCH coverage area athletes recognized include….. Class 1A- First team: North Linn Freshman Jake Hilmer, Utility player Second team: North Linn Sophomore Ryan Miller, Outfielder Third team: Ed-Co Senior Mike Jones, Outfielder Class 2A- First team: Cascade Senior Trace Hoffman,