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HS Softball: West Delaware’s Georgen Signs With Luther

By Jon Swisher- Sports Director: West Delaware High School Senior Maleah Georgen signed a letter of intent yesterday afternoon to play Softball at Division III Luther College in Decorah. As a Junior for the Hawks last season on a team that went 31-11, winning a share of the WaMaC conference East Division title and reaching a Regional

HS Sports: Western Dubuque Is Latest School District To Vote For New Athletic Conference

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: After a few months process of gathering input and information the Western Dubuque Community School District board of education voted 3-2 last night to accept an invitation from the Mississippi Valley Conference to join the league starting  in the 2018-19 school year. The MVC will now become a 16-team conference with the addition

HS BASKETBALL: Tuesday Night 1-10 Preview

By Jon Swisher- Sports Director: The Class 3A second-ranked 9-0 West Delaware Hawks Boys Basketball team will try to remain unbeaten as they host Highway 20 rival 4-5 Western Dubuque tonight. The Hawks, who are one of seventeen teams in the state still undefeated, are off to their best start without losing a game in school program history since the

HS Wrestling: Saturday 1-7 Recap

Area wrestlers competed in the first weekend competition of 2017 this past weekend. In Van Horne: Over 25 ranked wrestlers took part in the Jerry Eckenrod Invitational at Benton Community on Saturday and wrestlers from West Delaware, North Linn, and Independence were a part of the 16 team field. North Linn had two champions on their

Friday Night HSBB Wrap-Up

The first Friday night of the new year offered a full slate of area high school basketball. Our featured game from KMCH Sports was the Class 3A, second ranked, 8-0 West Delaware Hawks hosting 6-1 Solon.Both teams were 4-0 and tied for first place at the top of the WaMaC East Division. The West Delaware

HS Girls Basketball: Latest Rankings Released

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The latest Iowa Girls High School Basketball Rankings compiled by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union have been released. In Class 1A, Springville is number one. In Class 2A, No. 1 is Iowa City Regina, 7 is North Linn and Cascade is 11th. In Class 3A, Pocahontas Area is #1.

HS Basketball: Friday Night Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The first Friday night of the new year offers a full slate of area high school basketball. Our featured game from KMCH Sports is the Class 3A 2nd-ranked, 8-0, West Delaware Hawks hosting 6-1 Solon. Both teams are 4-0 and tied for first place at the top of the WaMaC East Division. All

HS Wrestling: West Delaware Drops Two WaMaC Duals

The West Delaware wrestling team dropped two WaMaC conference duals last night as they fell to DeWitt Central and second ranked in class 2A Solon. In the first dual the Hawks jumped out to a 21-9 lead over DeWitt behind three falls from Evan Woods, Brad Rausch, and Mitchel Mangold but the Sabers won five

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