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HS Wrestling: McDowell Wins State Title For Wildcats

HS Wrestling: McDowell Wins State Title For Wildcats

Maquoketa Valley senior Alec McDowell left Wells Fargo arena last season with a third place medal around his neck a feat that many would be satisfied with, but after that day McDowell made it a point that he would not come up short of his goal in his senior season. On Saturday night all of

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

HS Wrestling: Western Dubuque Crowns Three Champions

Coming into this season Western Dubuque had crowned three state champions in its wrestling program’s history, but by the time this past Saturday night had ended Bradan Birt, Max Lyon, and Aaron Costello doubled that number to six. The Bobcats qualified seven wrestlers to this years state tournament and came home with four state medals,

HS Wrestling: State Wrestling Recap

The 2017 high school state wrestling tournament concluded Saturday night inside the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, and when it was all said and done saw 13 area wrestlers bring home state medals including five state champions. In class 3A Western Dubuque had its best finish in school history as they finished in fourth place