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HS Wrestling: Western Dubuque Wins First WaMaC Conference Title

HS Wrestling: Western Dubuque Wins First WaMaC Conference Title

By Jamie Vaske-Associate Director of Sports: The Western Dubuque wrestling team won their first ever WaMaC Conference team title Saturday at Vinton Shellsburg High School as all 14 Bobcats placed in the top eight in their weight classes, including five individual champions as they were 61 1/2 points better than 2nd place Independence. Juniors Jacob Close


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HS Basketball: Friday 1-29 Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The final Friday night of January brings a full docket of games tonight around the area. Our featured contest from KMCH Sports will be the West Delaware Hawk Boys traveling to Mount Vernon to battle the Mustangs who are in first place in the East side of the WaMaC conference with a


HS Wrestling: Independence Wins Clash Of Highway 20

By Jamie Vaske-Associate Director of Sports: The 56th meeting between the West Delaware and Independence wrestling teams took place last night inside the Independence High School gymnasium. In a series dominated by the Hawks with 37 wins and 18 losses going into last night’s dual, the Mustangs closed the gap as they won 10 matches,

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HS Sports: Tues. 1-26 Recap

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware Hawks Girls Basketball team started out well on the road in Maquoketa last night but could not fend off a scrappy Cardinal team who took the lead in the 2nd quarter and never let it go. The Hawks challenged the Cards but in the end fell 53-50 to drop to

HS Basketball: Recap/Pairings/Tuesday Night Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports: The final week of January started with an area girls and boys basketball non-conference doubleheader from KMCH Sports in Delhi last night. The visiting Panthers of Monticello won all four games, including the two JV contests against host Maquoketa Valley. The Panther girls 65-56 and the boys 76-38. Sports Director Jon Swisher

HS Wrestling: Saturday 1-23 Results

By Jamie Vaske-Associate Director of Sports: Area wrestling teams competed in their last tournaments on Saturday before their conference meets next weekend. West Delaware finished in 3rd place at the Louisa Muscatine Invitational behind Mediapolis and Cedar Rapids Kennedy. Five Hawks were runners-up in the tournament and they include freshman Daniel Woods at 120 pounds,


Fitzpatrick Among Three to Lead Upper Iowa in Offense Saturday

Ed-Co grad Kari Fitzpatrick was among three players to lead the Upper Iowa’s women basketball team in offense against Augustana Saturday. Upper Iowa won the second and fourth quarters by three points, but Augustana dominated the first and third quarters to secure an 84-61 Northern Sun Conference victory. Fitzpatrick, a freshman from Greeley, scored 12