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HS Wrestling: Clash Of Highway 20 Trophy On The Line In Independence

HS Wrestling: Clash Of Highway 20 Trophy On The Line In Independence

By Jamie Vaske-Associate Director of Sports: The annual match-up between the West Delaware and Independence wrestling teams takes place tonight in Independence with the Clash of Highway 20 trophy on the line. The Hawks lead the series for the traveling trophy after winning the first four meetings but the Mustangs have won the last two including a

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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

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West Delaware Bowlers Defeat Independence

West Delaware bowling teams traveled to Independence Friday night, coming away with wins for both the varsity boys and girls. The varsity boys beat the Mustangs by a score of 3037 to 2545. “We are very pleased with the way the boys bowled. It was a tough shot, but the guys stayed focused and bowled


Latest Girls Basketball Rankings

In the latest Girls Basketball poll….Turkey valley remains the top team in 1A.  Springville is #3.  Western Christian vaulted to the top spot in Class 2A after Unity Christian’s first loss of the season – they drop to #4.  Pocahontas Area remains #1 in 3A.  Center Point-Urbana remains #2.  Mt. Vernon drops a spot to


HS Wrestling: Regional Dual Pairings Released

By Jamie Vaske-Associate Director of Sports: The pairings and host sites for the 2016 wrestling regional duals were released Thursday along with the 2nd set of Iowa Wrestling Coaches and Officials Association dual rankings. The class 1A and 2A regional duals will be held Tuesday February 9th at 6:00 pm and feature teams that finish in 1st


HS Wrestling: Thursday 1-21 Results

By Jamie Vaske-Associate Director of Sports: West Delaware and Anamosa were in Mount Vernon last night for a WaMaC conference double dual. In the first dual of the night West Delaware won 10 matches picking up eight falls along the way as they defeated Anamosa 60-22. West Delaware head coach Jeff Voss says he was