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Author: K.J. Pilcher | April 4, 2014 | No comments

GOLFERS TO WATCHGirlsMaddie Bertsch, C.R. Xavier, sr., Placed seventh at Class 4A state tournament, first-team all-MVC Valley Division, Iowa High School Golf Coaches Association first-team all-state selectionKate Coyle, Cascade, sr., Class 3A state runner-up, all-Tri-Rivers Conference performer, Iowa High School Golf Coaches Association first-team all-state ...

Author: Jeremiah Davis | February 21, 2014 | No comments

DES MOINES – The deeper into the state tournament the wrestlers at Wells Fargo Arena go, the deeper the emotional connection to the outcome becomes.With the stakes ratcheted up, tears tend to flow no matter the result, whether from joy or sorrow.The troop from Mount ...

Author: Jeremiah Davis | February 19, 2014 | No comments

DES MOINES – Through four matches of the third place dual of the Class 2A state dual tournament last night, the Independence wrestling team stared at a 19-0 deficit.But the Mustangs, ever the comeback kids, fought back like they have all year to take the ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | February 10, 2014 | No comments

 West Delaware might have a different lineup, experienced some different results, but the goals remain the same.Despite losing eight seniors to graduation from last year’s roster that posted back-to-back runner-up finishes at State Duals, the Hawks aspire continue the team success.“Our goal at the beginning ...

Author: Jeremiah Davis | February 1, 2014 | No comments

INDEPENDENCE – The Wamac Conference wrestling tournament has a long history.Fifty-five years of wrestling tournaments were held before last night’s in Independence, but none were as close as the 56th edition of the meet.For the first time in conference tournament history, the meet ended with ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | January 29, 2014 | No comments

Ryan and Kyle Fank have never wrestled on the same team together.They have trained together and watched each other in the past. The Fank brothers, however, will get the chance to compete on the same stage.Ryan Fank is a heavyweight for Wartburg, while Kyle Fank ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | January 15, 2014 | No comments

The focus is on breaking through and moving up.Western Dubuque Coach Paul Cleary has a vision for the Bobcats’ inclusion with the upper echelon of Class 3A teams.“We’ve been a top 10 to 15 team for the last few years,” said Cleary, trying to lead ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | January 11, 2014 | No comments

VAN HORNE – Independence’s Chase Straw can check something off his list of goals.The top-ranked junior has won his share of tournaments, but now he can add a gold medal from the Bobcat “Jerry Eckenrod” Invitational.Straw earned Outstanding Wrestler honors, dropping two ranked wrestlers en ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | November 27, 2013 | No comments

CLASS 3ALINN-MAR LIONS - High expectations accompany this season for Linn-Mar. The Lions are ranked 42nd nationally by InterMat after placing fifth at the 2013 state tournament and posting a 27-10 dual record. The Lions have 11 wrestlers back with starting experience and a ton ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | September 7, 2013 | No comments

A different season, different head coach and the best aspect is different results.After a winless record a year ago, North Cedar has opened the 2013 prep football season 2-0 under new head coach Charlie Feller. The Knights trounced North-Linn, 42-14, at home Friday night after ...

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