The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

High School Sports

April 23, 2013

Indians lead area teams at Duncan meet

DEWITT — They finally got a nice day for a track meet, and the Camanche girls continued to look strong with a third-place finish behind a pair of Class 4A schools Monday at the Pam Duncan Invitational at Central DeWitt High School.

"We have strong field events, and our freshmen who have come in have grown the team even more," said Camanche's Libby Schnoor, who won the high jump competition moments after taking second in the 800 meters.

She said the running preliminary helped her in the high jump, where she cleared 4 feet, 10 inches on her first attempt. Central DeWitt's Sam Barr, who took second, and Camanche teammate Courtney Sowle, who was third, each needed all three attempts to clear 4-10, and none of the three cleared 5-0.

"My legs were more warmed up but tired, too," Schnoor said. "I just wanted to get it done."

Both Barr and Sowle also had to squeeze the event in between races.

"It's really rushed," Barr said of the high jump competition. "I feel I can't do really well because I'm really rushed. Consistency is the big thing. To get back in the zone is hard. I feel I can do much better."

Sowle finished her jumps moments after winning the 400-meter hurdles in 1 minute, 7.24 seconds. It was the Indians' lone victory on the track.

"It's such a nice day, I figured maybe this would be the one," she said of her race, which was .24 slower than her best time this season. "I ran the best I could and tried not to stutter. The wind was hard down the homestretch, but that's when you've got to push through."

The Indians finished with 78 points, scoring 30 of them in the field events. Camanche, a Class 2A school, finished behind only Davenport Central (116 points) and Western Dubuque (93) in the 10-team meet.

Text Only
High School Sports
  • River Hawks win triangular CLINTON -- Cration Andresen claimed medalist honors and teammate Logan Wilhelm took second Thursday as they led Easton Valley to first place at a boys golf triangular hosted by Camanche at The Oaks Golf Course. Easton Valley finished with a 190-strok

    April 19, 2014

  • 4-19-14 1B-Photo, Fulton catch HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Hall halts Steamers FULTON, Ill. -- Fulton knew it had its hands full heading into Friday's baseball game against Hall. After all, the Red Devils entered the game with an 8-1 record, and they had momentum after blanking Rockridge the day before. Fulton fell to Hall 5-2

    April 19, 2014 2 Photos

  • River Kings light up the Day DAVENPORT -- Clinton continued its strong season in boys track and field, taking first place Thursday at the Jesse Day Relays on the final day of qualifying for the Drake Relays. The River Kings scored 138 points. Solon edged Davenport Central 120-11

    April 18, 2014

  • 4-18-14 3C-Photo, Rasche Clinton tennis splits with Muscatine CLINTON -- The Clinton tennis team faced Muscatine at Max Lynn Tennis Complex on Thursday where it was a tale of two duals. The girls' team won 9-0 over the Muskies while the River Kings fell 8-1. Queens sail in sweep In the six singles matches, not

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Panthers put the hurt on BV PROPHETSTOWN, Ill. -- The Erie/Prophetstown Panthers had an offensive explosion on Thursday to say the least. E/P defeated Bureau Valley 19-1 in five innings on 15 hits, 14 RBIs and seven walks. Three different Panthers -- Kylie Ackerman, Stephanie T

    April 18, 2014

  • Coppess finishes third at North Scott ELDRIDGE -- Clinton senior golfer Brittany Coppess finished third with a score of an 18-hole85 at the Lancer Girls Invitational Thursday while the River Queens finished 10th as a team. The meet medalist was Dubuque Senior's Maddie Hawkins with a sco

    April 18, 2014

  • Camanche slides past BETTENDORF -- All Kylie Vogel had to do was shake off the cobwebs. Vogel won her match, 11-9, after falling behind 6-0 to Bettendorf's Katie Melbourne in a dual that Camanche won, 6-3. It was Vogel's very first singles match of the season as she's ha

    April 18, 2014

  • Kewanee rallies MORRISON, Ill. -- Kewanee scored six runs in the top of the seventh inning Wednesday to defeat Morrison 10-8 in Three Rivers Conference baseball. Back-to-back three-run innings had given the Mustangs the lead. Justin Jensen had two hits, one a double

    April 17, 2014

  • 4-17-14 1B-Photo marcucci-1 Marcucci not fazed by expectations GOOSE LAKE -- Despite her age, Northeast sophomore Aleenah Marcucci still has the moxie to get back to the state track meet. Marcucci placed in both hurdle events -- sixth in the 100 and fifth in the 400 -- in Des Moines as a freshman last season. N

    April 17, 2014 2 Photos

  • Fillies one-hit Fulton Herald Staff Report Ackerman throws no-hitter for Erie/Prophetstown Fillies one-hit Fulton

    April 17, 2014

Sports Updates
Facebook