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HS Wrestling: District Wrestling Saturday

HS Wrestling: District Wrestling Saturday

By Jamie Vaske-Associate Director of Sports: District wrestling meets for all classes around the state of Iowa get underway at noon tomorrow as the top two place finishers in each weight class will punch their ticket to the 2016 state tournament next Thursday through Saturday. In class 1A the Maquoketa Valley, North Linn, Starmont, Ed-Co,


HS Wrestling: Western Dubuque Falls Short Of State Duals Bid

By Jamie Vaske-Associate Director of Sports: The Western Dubuque wrestling team wrestled in their fifth straight regional dual final last night in Waverly as they looked to get back to the state duals for the first time since 2009. In the semifinal the Bobcats squared off against Iowa City West and after losing the first


HS Basketball: Thursday Night Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The regular season continues to wind down for the West Delaware Hawks Girls and Boys basketball teams tonight.  The Hawks will compete in a make-up doubleheader at Solon. A week after the teams met in Manchester last Thursday night. Both WD squads won those meetings, the girls 49-29 and the boys


HS Basketball: Tuesday Night 2-9 Recap

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware Boys Basketball team trailed most the way against Anamosa last night on the road and could never catch up down the stretch as the Blue Raiders pulled away and held on to win 61-53. The Hawks drop to 13-6 overall and 7-6 in the East division of the


HS Boys Basketball: 3A and 4A Pairings Set

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The final pairings for this seasons postseason Basketball tournament play have been released with class 3A and 4A brackets coming out yesterday from the Boys Athletic Association. In 3A- District number 6 has the West Delaware Hawks taking on Marion in the first game of a doubleheader on opening night in


HS Sports: Monday night Recap/Tuesday Night Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: In high school girls basketball last night, the Monticello Panthers ended their regular season at home with a senior night win over their rival Cougars of Cascade. In a back and forth game of scoring momentum runs the Panthers had enough in the end for a 43-35 victory. Sophomore guards, Taylor

Area Gymnasts Place First at Oskaloosa Meet

Several area gymnasts placed well at the USTA Power Tumbling meet in Oskaloosa on Sunday. Local gymnasts from Moser School of Dance and Gymnastics who placed first were Noa Marting, Ella Marting, Karalyn Recker, Hanna Marting, Melanie Lutgen, Hannabelle Erickson, Kennedy Bulman, Maddesyn Demmer, Kylie Belinsky, Tucker Erickson, Mylie Walz, Kyle Peck, Taylor Mullis, Tenley