HS Basketball: WD and Area Boys Open New Season

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director:

The West Delaware Boys Basketball team starts their new season offically tonight with the road opener in Tiffin with Clear Creek-Amana. The Hawks under second year head coach and WD alum Matt Uthoff will try to improve on their 6-16 mark  from a season ago. They return 9 letterwinners and 6 players who started at least nine games last season, along with that experince; shooting, quickness and depth are strengths Coach Uthoff and company hope to rely on. All the coverage can be heard live from KMCH Sports tonight on KMCH and KMCH.com with Sports Director Jon Swisher and Roger Wright starting with the pregame show around 7:30pm.

All the other are boys’ teams will open their game schedules’ tonight as well:

Independence @ Anamosa
Lisbon @ East Buchanan, Winthrop
North Fayette Valley @ Edgewood-Colesburg
Central City @ Maquoketa Valley, Delhi
Epworth, Western Dubuque @ Marion
Bellevue @ Monticello
Alburnett @ North-Linn, Troy Mills
Beckman @ Vinton-Shellsburg

The girls’ season resumes for most area squads tonight:

The 1-0 15th-ranked West Delaware Hawks will host Clear Creek-Amana in their home opener. We’ll have score updates from that contest throughout the night during the boys game.

Elsewhere in girls’ play:

Alburnett @ North Linn
Bellevue @ Monticello
Cascade @ North Cedar, Stanwood
Independence @ Anamosa
Lisbon @ East Buchanan
Marion @ Western Dubuque
North Fayette Valley @ Edgewood-Colesburg
Turkey Valley @ Starmont
Vinton-Shellsburg @ Beckman