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HS Track and Field: Thursday 5-5 Conference Meets Recap

HS Track and Field: Thursday 5-5 Conference Meets Recap

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: It was a very competitive night filled with personal bests and conference record breaking performances at the 2016 WaMaC conference championship meet hosted by Clear Creek-Amana in Tiffin last night. On the boys side, Vinton-Shellsburg had a strong finish to score 99 points and nip Mount Vernon who tallied 95. Solon was

HS Track: Thurs 5-5 Conference Meet Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: As the track and field season winds down, co-ed conference meets take the stage tonight around the area. All WaMaC schools including West Delaware, Beckman, Western Dubuque, Anamosa and Independence will travel to Tiffin as Clear Creek-Amana play the hosts with field events starting at 4:30pm. In West Union, North Fayette Valley will welcome

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HS Sports: Monday Recap

By Jamie Vaske-Associate Director of Sports: High School Golf: The West Delaware girls golf team hosted the WaMaC East invitational Monday night at Pin Oak golf course in Manchester. The host Hawks posted their lowest score of the season as they shot a four player total of 225 which was good for 4th place just 15

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HS Sports: Monday 5-2 Preview

By Jamie Vaske-Associate Director of Sports Area golfers are scheduled to compete in conference golf tournaments today as West Delaware will host the WaMaC east girls invitational at Pin Oak in Manchester which will get underway at 4:00. Beckman will host the boys WaMaC east invite at the Dyersville Golf & Country Club which is

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HS Sports: Thursday Results/Friday Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Day one of the 2016 Drake Relays featured some not so favorable weather conditions. A few area coverage athletes battled through it to compete. In the Discus- West Delaware sophomore Harrison Goebel’s best thro was 131-04, good for 22nd out of 24. In the Shot Put- Senior Allison Tucker of Western


Hawks Win Maquoketa Golf Invite

West Delaware won the rain and wind shortened Maquoketa Invitational Wednesday.  The seven-team meet was scheduled to be 18 holes, but the teams played nine instead.  The Hawks took the top spot with 148 strokes.  Beckman came in 3rd with 177.  West Delaware’s Clayton Larson was medalist with a 33 while Brice Frick took second

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HS Track: Drake Relays Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The 107th edition of the Drake Relays Track and Field competition meet begins this morning at Drake Stadium in Des Moines. The high school portion consists of 16 boys’ events all but the 200 and 400-meter dashes and 16 girls’ events, everything but the 200, 400 and distance medley relay.  A few area coverage athletes

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HS Sports: Tuesday Recap/Wednesday Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Anamosa’s Lady Raider Track and Field Invitational was held last night with 12 teams participating. Cascade won the meet with 166 1/2 points, Monticello was 2nd with 109, West Delaware 4th with 72, Independence 5th with 69, 7th was Maquoketa Valley with 43, Anamosa 9th with 34 1/2, Starmont 29 in 10th

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HS Sports: Monday Recap/Tuesday Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: On a very nice but windy evening in the area there wasn’t a shortage of activities taking place. In Delhi, the annual Maquoketa Valley Wildcat Boys Track and Field Invitational featuring 15 schools was dominated by Anamosa. The Blue Raiders scored 138 points, 45 more than second-place Solon. Monticello and Cascade