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West Delaware Crowns Three Champs At State AAU

West Delaware’s Youth Wrestling Club crowned three champions at last weekend’s AAU State Championships.  Brent Yonkovic won the 90 pound title in the 3rd and 4th grade division.  In the 7th and 8th grade division, winners included Jared Voss at 145 and Cael Meyer at 152.  With 15 wrestlers competing, the Hawks brought home eleven

HS Girls State Basketball: Cascade Wins Quarterfinal Game

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Class 2A 8th-ranked Cascade Cougars improved to 23-2 with a 59-56 upset win over 3rd-ranked Central Decatur inside Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines at the 2017 High School Girls Basketball state tournament. Cougar freshman point guard Nicole McDermott played with the composure of a senior and is a big reason Cascade is

Hawk Boys To State; Lynx Girls Season Ends

The West Delaware Boys Basketball team etched themselves further into the history books of the program last night by coming back and taking down Center Point-Urbana 54-51 for a substate victory that propels them into next weeks state tournament. KMCH Sports Director Jon Swisher has the details: The 2017 High School Girls state basketball tournament

HS Basketball: Monday 2-27 Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The 2017 High School Girls Basketball State Tournament gets underway Monday morning with class 1A play. Top-ranked 22-2 Springville will face 19-6 West Burlington of Notre Dame at 10am. Our featured area coverage team involved in the second Class 2A game of the tourney at 6:45pm this evening is 5th-rated 24-1

HS Boys Basketball: Saturday 2-25 Recap

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Two area coverage teams claimed a spot into the 2017 High School Boys State Tournament on Saturday night. The Class 2A 8th-ranked 22-2 Cascade Cougars held on to beat #10 Dike-New Hartford 43-40 in Independence for the substate 3 championship. After trailing early 7-0 to start the game the Cougars took

HS Boys Basketball: West Delaware and North Linn Advance With District Final Wins

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Class 3A top-ranked West Delaware Boys Basketball team improved to 23-0 with a 67-51 district final win over Vinton-Shellsburg inside Seedorff Gymnasium. Hawks head coach Matt Uthoff talks about his teams effort: It was the 8th district championship for the Hawks since 1998, first since 2008, Coach Uthoff is very proud

HS Boys Basketball: Thursday 2-23 Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The High School Boys Basketball postseason resumes tonight with Class 1A and 3A district finals. Our two featured teams from KMCH Sports will have the top teams in both classes and 2 of only 4 undefeated teams remaining in the state. The Class 3A 22-0 West Delaware Hawks will host 12-10 Vinton-Shellsburg inside Seedorff