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Author: K.J. Pilcher | April 16, 2014 | No comments

Marion’s Quinn Cannoy has never really experienced an off-season in high school.He has been an active athlete year-round for the Indians and now his free time has become scarcer this spring.Cannoy decided to add a fifth sport to his activities, balancing track and golf during this ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | February 20, 2014 | No comments

West Delaware junior Brent Lammers made a summer trip that paid dividends this winter.The Hawks fourth-ranked 170-pounder attended a scrambling camp before the school year, working to improve his ability to roll around on the mat.He used those skills to earn a 7-3 win over ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | February 20, 2014 | No comments

In one of the marquee matchups in the opening round of the Iowa High School Athletic Association Class 2A state wrestling tournament, Albia’s third-ranked Brett Leshen topped West Delaware’s No. 2 Jake Voss, 5-3, at 160 pounds.Leshen opened with a takedown, but Voss answered with ...

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

MANCHESTER – Independence opened the season with a brand new wrestling facility with fancy state of the art features.The Mustangs have a new banner to hang on the wall.Ninth-ranked Independence beat No. 5 West Delaware, 32-30, in the finals of the Iowa High School Athletic ...

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: Jeff Linder | January 23, 2014 | No comments

 Just another game? Tony Vis knows better."I'd love to downplay it, but I'm not going to lie ... this is an important game," said Vis, the girls' basketball coach at Cedar Rapids Kennedy.Since the season began, this was a date worth circling: Iowa City High ...

Author: Jeff Linder | January 9, 2014 | No comments

Before Harold Shepherd accepted the girls basketball job at West Delaware, he was well aware of the climate of the school's athletics programs."I had always known that West Delaware kids were competitive kids, and that it was a school and community that had a winning spirit," ...

Author: Jeff Linder | January 3, 2014 | No comments

 INDEPENDENCE -- Harold Shepherd has become the fourth girls' basketball coach in state history to earn 750 victories in a career.West Delaware defeated Independence, 53-43, Friday night to get Shepherd the milestone in his 47th season.Shepherd, who led Vinton to the 1984 six-player championship and ...

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