HS FOOTBALL: Week 5 Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director:

The fifth week of the high school football season is here along with week 3 of district play for most KMCH area coverage teams. The Class 3A 10th-ranked 3-1 West Delaware Hawks will travel to DeWitt facing the Sabers of Central who are 0-4 and 0-2 in district 4. The Hawks are 2-0 in the district and tied for the top spot with Dubuque Wahlert. The Sabers are under new leadership, with Michael Crane coming from Davenport West this season, therefore a new offensive scheme is in place, different from the past several years as Hawks head coach Doug Winkowitsch explains:

At the halfway point of the regular season coach Wink shares his thoughts on where his team is at:

The full interview with Sports Director Jon Swisher and coach Wink can be found here

and also heard in the West Delaware Football preview show that begins around 6:45pm this evening live on KMCH and KMCH.com then Jamie, Aaron and Bill will have all the action from Clinton county.

Our Area Online and Playback Game of the Week comes from LaPorte City tonight as the 2-2 Beckman Blazers travel to face the Class 2A 8th-rated 3-1 Union Knights. All the coverage live on KMCH.com and played back after the WD game.

Elsewhere tonight:

Western Dubuque at Pleasant Valley                                                                                       Independence at Charles City                                                                                                                                                 Monticello at  # 4 Cascade                                                                                                           Anamosa at West Liberty                                                                                                                                            Maquoketa Valley at Tipton                                                                                                                                             Alburnett at Starmont 
East Buchanan at # 8 Lisbon 
North Linn at Postville 
Wapsie Valley at Edgewood-Colesburg