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HS Basketball: Monday 2-27 Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The 2017 High School Girls Basketball State Tournament gets underway Monday morning with class 1A play. Top-ranked 22-2 Springville will face 19-6 West Burlington of Notre Dame at 10am. Our featured area coverage team involved in the second Class 2A game of the tourney at 6:45pm this evening is 5th-rated 24-1

HS Boys Basketball: Saturday 2-25 Recap

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Two area coverage teams claimed a spot into the 2017 High School Boys State Tournament on Saturday night. The Class 2A 8th-ranked 22-2 Cascade Cougars held on to beat #10 Dike-New Hartford 43-40 in Independence for the substate 3 championship. After trailing early 7-0 to start the game the Cougars took

HS Boys Basketball: West Delaware and North Linn Advance With District Final Wins

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Class 3A top-ranked West Delaware Boys Basketball team improved to 23-0 with a 67-51 district final win over Vinton-Shellsburg inside Seedorff Gymnasium. Hawks head coach Matt Uthoff talks about his teams effort: It was the 8th district championship for the Hawks since 1998, first since 2008, Coach Uthoff is very proud

HS Boys Basketball: Thursday 2-23 Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The High School Boys Basketball postseason resumes tonight with Class 1A and 3A district finals. Our two featured teams from KMCH Sports will have the top teams in both classes and 2 of only 4 undefeated teams remaining in the state. The Class 3A 22-0 West Delaware Hawks will host 12-10 Vinton-Shellsburg inside Seedorff

HS State Bowling: 2A Results from Tuesday

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Western Dubuque placed 2 individuals in the top ten and finished third in the 2A final team standings with a team score of 3067 at the State Bowling tournament inside Plaza Lanes in Des Moines yesterday. Senior Pat O’brien was third with a 466 while junior Carter Kramer was fifth rolling

HS Wrestling: Henderson Wins Second Title

When North Linn’s Brock Henderson won a state title in his junior season he went a perfect 47-0 claiming the class 1A 113 pound title. Coming into this season Henderson was the favorite to repeat as champion, but making the jump to 120 pounds and suffering two losses throughout the season had some doubting whether

HS Basketball: Tuesday Night 2-21 Results

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: A rivalry three-overtime nail biting thriller took place last night inside Seedorff Gymnasium in Manchester. The Class 2A 8th-ranked 21-2 Cascade Cougars prevailed with a 56-50 win over 7th-rated 17-6 Beckman in a contest that lasted one hour and forty-three minutes after a record time first half. With the win the

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