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HS Basketball: Thursday 1-26 Results And Friday 1-27 Preview

Jon Swisher-Sports Director: In coverage area high school basketball last night: Girls- The Class 2A 4th-ranked North Linn Lynx stayed unbeaten and improved to 19-0 beating Class 3A 9th-ranked Mount Vernon on the road 51-27. Class 2A 15th-rated Maquoketa Valley edged Monticello at Monticello 44-42. Senior Brianna Mensen, who was named KCRG-TV’s Athlete of the Week yesterday,

Little Vikes Wrestling Tournament Sunday

The Ed-Co Viking Booster Club is sponsoring their annual Little Vikes Wrestling Tournament Sunday and the Ed-Co Elementary Gym in Colesburg.  Weigh ins start at 8:30.  Entry fee is 15 dollars for pre-registration or 20 dollar for walk-ins.  There will also be a team trophy division with up to six wrestlers on a team. Call

HS Bowling: State Qualifying Meet Assignments Released

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Iowa Girls Athletic Union and the Boys Athletic Association announced their State Qualifying Meet assignments for girls and boys high school bowling yesterday. The meets will take place on Tuesday Feb. 14th and teams will be looking to advance to the state tournament in Des Moines on Monday and Tuesday

Proposed Bill Would Change Protocol for Student Athlete Concussions

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Lawmakers are considering a bill that would require a trained health care professional to evaluate concussions at some Iowa high school sporting events, but it’s still unclear how school districts would pay for it. A GOP-led House education subcommittee debated the proposed legislation Tuesday without taking action. Iowa currently allows

HS Basketball: Tuesday Night 1-24 Recap

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Class 3A 2nd-ranked West Delaware Hawk Boys ended a 9-year losing streak on the road in Maquoketa last night beating the Cardinals 79-37. In the last 19 meetings between the teams, the Hawks won for just the 6th time since 2007 and the first time in Maquoketa since January 22nd, 2008. After a

HS Girls Basketball: Regional Pairings Released

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Postseason Regional Pairings for girls basketball in Class 1A, 2A and 3A were released Monday evening by the Iowa Girls Athletic Union. Regional play will begin on Thursday Feb. 9th for 1A. 2A and 3A begin on Saturday the 11th. All games will start at 7pm. 1A- Region 4 Starmont hosts West Central

HS Basketball: Monday Night 1-23 Results And Tuesday Night 1-24 Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Several area coverage teams were in action for weather make-up games last night, on the girls side: Anamosa 57 Beckman 30                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Maquoketa Valley moved into a 2nd place tie with Springville in the Tri-Rivers conference as they downed the Class 1A Orioles, 48-38. Marion 67 Independence 13 North Linn 65 Alburnett 32 West Delaware