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Author: Jeff Linder | July 15, 2012 | No comments

WAUKON -- More than seven years after her death, Chantel Snitker still has her sister's back.A white sign of memoriam, in the shape of a softball, is fastened to the center field fence of the Waukon High School diamond. Ironically, yet fittingly, Daneshia Snitker spends most of ...

Author: Jeff Linder | July 15, 2012 | No comments

  Capsules for area qualifying teams for the state softball tournament:CLEAR CREEK AMANARecord -- 41-1Ranking -- No. 1 in Class 4ACoach -- Jim White (18th year, 807-117)Tournament history -- 33rd appearance. Ten state championships, including six under White. First-round opponent -- Clippers face West Delaware (30-10) in a ...

Author: Jeff Linder | July 15, 2012 | No comments

This story was written by Jeff Linder and was published in The Gazette on June 28, 2005:WAUKON -- Chantel Snitker took a softball to her grave.It was signed by her teammates and placed in her casket at the funeral home. It carried a message:"Now we play ...

Author: Jeff Linder | July 13, 2012 | No comments

WAUKONRecord -- 14-17Ranking -- Unranked in Class 3ACoach -- Bob Wasson (1st year at Waukon, 14-17; 3rd year overall, 27-64)Tournament history -- 6th appearance, the first since 1996. State runner-up in 1977.First-round opponent -- Indians face No. 1 Solon (35-6) in a 3A quarterfinal at 7 ...

Author: Jeff Linder | July 8, 2012 | No comments

This is why Kevin Johnson came back."I said no for two months, and life went on for me (last year) without softball," Johnson said. "But I'd been close to a lot of these kids."I came back for them."Johnson, who coached Alburnett to state championships in ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | February 27, 2012 | No comments

 CEDAR FALLS — There are no moral victories at this point. A loss is a loss, and it ends your season.That’s how the Waukon Indians felt Monday night after a 44-38 near miss against No. 2 Waverly-Shell Rock in a much-closer-than-expected Class 3A substate final ...

Author: Jeff Linder | January 16, 2012 | No comments

 Life as a Class 2A football participant has been pretty sweet the last two years for Iowa City Regina.All the Regals have done is assemble a 28-game winning streak and capture the last two state championships. That's all.It's quite possible that Regina will be moving ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | July 25, 2011 | 1 comment

WAUKON - You'll find so few people who believe the Waukon Indians have any chance to win their Class 3A state baseball tournament quarterfinal Tuesday afternoon.Just look at the records. Waukon is 15-24, mighty top-ranked Solon is 36-4.Solon has a bunch of great athletes who have ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | April 4, 2011 | No comments

GIRLS Ellie Ament, Dyersville Beckman, jr., runner-up at Class 2A state tournamentKim Askelson, C.R. Xavier, sr., placed fourth at 4A state tournamentMegan Black, Independence, so., tied for ninth at 3A state tournamentKelsey Dircks, Solon, sr., placed ninth at 2A state tournamentMegan Furnish, C.R. Jefferson, jr., Mississippi ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | February 18, 2011 | 2 comments

They are dueling point guards from arch-rival schools.And they are family.First cousins Moran Lonning and Mullen Wacker meet for the final time on a high school basketball court Saturday, when Decorah (12-10) travels to Waukon (16-6) for a Class 3A regional semifinal. Tipoff is 7 ...

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