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HS Wrestling: WD Ready To Begin New Season

HS Wrestling: WD Ready To Begin New Season

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The first night of the new month brings a new wrestling season for a majority of our area coverage schools as they’ll open up with non-conference meets Thursday night. The West Delaware Hawks will be at home hosting Waverly-Shell Rock. The Hawks are coming off a rebuilding year that displayed a

HS Basketball: Tuesday 11-29 Results

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware Hawks Boys Basketball team began the new season with a WaMaC conference road victory over Williamsburg 45-31. It was a rough start for the Hawks who trailed 7-2 early in the contest but then went on a 15-6 run to lead by four at halftime. The lead continued

WD Holds Season-Ending Football Banquet

The West Delaware Football team held their season-ending banquet Monday night at Hanson Auditorium.  This year’s Freshman team was plagued by injury and went 2 and 6 overall and 1 and 5 in district play.  Coach Bob Morris presented the “Heartbeat of the Hawk” award in memory of Coach Craig Wilson to Mason Gillihan and

11-14-16 Edgewood-Colesburg School Board Meeting

Accomplishments, acknowledgments, and awards … that was how the Edgewood-Colesburg School Board meeting began on Monday, November 14. On that particular evening, the Ed-Co School Board recognized various students for their wonderful attributes in a variety of school activities. Very recently, Morgan and Marissa Vorwald, along with Lexi Ihde, attended the Loras Honor Band Competition.

HS Girls Basketball: WD Hawks Open Season With Loss

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware Hawks Girls varsity basketball team started off their new campaign with a trip to Waverly last night and suffered a 60-34 loss to the Class 4A 3rd-ranked Go-Hawks of Waverly-Shell Rock. The Hawks fell behind early 17-4 and never recovered from the Go-Hawks stifling defense, trailing 33-15 at

Anstoetter Named To Iowa Conference First Team

The 2016 All-Iowa Conference Football Team as voted by the league’s nine head coaches has been released.  Beckman alum Tony Anstoetter who is a Junior Linebacker for Warburg made the first team.  Anstoetter recorded three interceptions to rank fourth in the league while also breaking up eight passes. In his junior season, he totaled 70

HS Basketball: West Delaware Teams Ready For Annual Hall Of Pride Scrimmages

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The official start to the high school girls basketball season is tonight around the state. Area games include; East Buchanan @ Central Elkader and Edgewood-Colesburg @ Decorah. The West Delaware girls and boys teams will continue their preseasons with the annual Hall of Pride scrimmages against Waterloo West Saturday at West

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