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Area Players Make IHSBCA All-State Baseball Team

Area Players Make IHSBCA All-State Baseball Team

The Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association has named their 2016 All-State Teams.  In Class 2A, the first team includes Pitcher Trace Hoffman and Outfielder Kurt Trumm of Cascade and First-baseman Mason Newhard of Monticello.  Shortstop Matt Manternach of Monticello made the 2A second team.  In Class 1A, Pitcher Jake Hilmer of North Linn made

ANAHEIM, CA - May 24, 2016: The 2016 US Women's National Volleyball team.

Women’s Volleyball Team Has N.E. Iowa Ties

The USA women’s volleyball team has a couple of Northeast Iowa ties.  One of the players on the team is Kayla Banwarth of Dubuque.  Banwarth who is the team libero, graduated from Wahlert in 2007 where she was chosen Gatorade’s Iowa High School Player of the Year in 2006. Kesley Robinson of Illinois is the


HS Football: West Delaware Begins New Campaign

By Jamie Vaske-Associate Director of Sports: The high school football season officially kicked off Monday with the first day of practice, and the West Delaware football team who is coming off a 12-1 campaign in 2015 looks to get back to work to start the 2016 season. Hawk head coach Doug Winkowitsch who enters his 13th


HS Baseball/Softball: West Delaware Holds Banquet

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware Athletics Department hosted their annual summer sports season ending banquet last night in the high school commons. All players within both Baseball and Softball programs were recognized for their season accomplishments and awards were presented. In Softball- The Level 3 team coached by Hannah Cole finished with a


HS Baseball: INA All-State Teams Announced

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Iowa Newspaper Association has released their annual all-state baseball teams. Those KMCH coverage area athletes recognized include….. Class 1A- First team: North Linn Freshman Jake Hilmer, Utility player Second team: North Linn Sophomore Ryan Miller, Outfielder Third team: Ed-Co Senior Mike Jones, Outfielder Class 2A- First team: Cascade Senior Trace Hoffman,

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Garnavillo Native Inducted into Softball Hall of Fame

A Garnavillo native has been inducted into the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union’s Softball Hall of Fame. Traci Helle was among the 2016 class inducted a week ago at the state softball tournament. Helle teamed with fellow all-stater Tracy Hammann from 1984 to 1988 and the duo combined for 227 wins and just 54


IGHSAU All State Softball Honors Announced

  The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union has released it’s 2016 All-State softball teams: 1A Honorable Mention: Kaitlin Ronnebaum Ed-Co 2A 1st team:    Lynsey Dolphin Cascade 2A 3rd Team: Noelle Green, Cascade 2A Honorable Mention: Hailey Hannan, Laura Kremer, Lisa Tucker, and Bailey Clemens all of Cascade; Brianna Mensen, Erin Digmann Megan, and  Mensen


Moser Team 4th In Nation

The Moser School of Dance and Gymnastics Team was awarded and ranked 4th Over-All in the Nation at the 2016 USTA Power Tumbling National Championships held in Knoxville Tennessee in June.  ( Only 2.7 points away from the 3rd place rankings). The Moser School also won 3 National Division Team awards which helped them to achieve their 4th place National ranking over


HS Baseball: IHSBCA Announces All-District Teams

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association has released their 2016 baseball All-District teams. In the Northeast District of each class, KMCH area athletes were recognized as follows: Class 4A- From Western Dubuque: 1st team- Jake Westhoff, Sr. Utility player 2nd team- Greg Bennett, Jr. Utility player Class 3A- From West Delaware: