Wauford Welcomes Young Kings

Clinton High School varsity football players practice Tuesday at Coan Field. The River Kings started practicing for the upcoming season Monday and will compete in their first game on Friday, Aug. 25, at home against Davenport West. See more photos from Tuesday’s practice at photos.clintonherald.com.

CLINTON — Clinton High School will share a district assignment with some common opponents in its new class in high school football. 

The Iowa High School Athletic Association announced in 2017 that Clinton would drop to Class 3A for the 2018-19 football seasons. The River Kings' district assignment was released today. 

Clinton will now be in district 5 in Class 3A, with Davenport Assumption, Central DeWitt, Clear Creek-Amana, Iowa City Liberty and North Scott. Three of the six district teams are Mississippi Athletic Conference teams. 

Camanche will remain in Class 2A and will be in district 5 with Louisa-Muscatine, Mount Vernon, Tipton, West Burlington/Notre Dame and West Liberty. Northeast will be in district 4 in Class 1A with fellow area team Bellevue, while Easton Valley is in 8-player in district 3. 

The IAHSAA also made other changes to the football playoff structure at its meeting this week. To see those changes, click here.