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May 10, 2013

Queens win rainy battle with Burlington

(Continued)

The Queens will play Saturday at West Liberty for their next contest.

Marion edges Maquoketa girls

MAQUOKETA — Atop the WaMaC conference, Maquoketa came into Thursday 9-2 on the season and 6-1 in the conference. However, Marion appeared to have the edge, taking the match 2-1.

Maquoketa goalkeeper Tracy Haley recorded nine saves in the contest, while Demi Crist scored the Cardinals’ lone goal on an assist from Taylor Bickford. Now at 9-3, Maquoketa moved into a tie with Solon for first place in the WaMaC East division.

Rebels fall in shootout

GOOSE LAKE — One-hundred minutes of play couldn’t decide the Northeast-Western Dubuque girls matchup. After taking a scoreless game to a shootout, it was the Rebels who found themselves on the losing end, being outshot by the Bobcats 3-2 in penalty kicks.

Hannah Near and Cara Soenksen netted Northeast’s two shootout goals. Keeper Victoria Kuznetsova also recorded 16 saves in the overtime loss.

Northeast will take a week off before hosting Davenport Assumption next Thursday at 4 p.m.

Rough go for Kings

BURLINGTON — Even with the rain delaying things two hours, there seemed to be no stopping Burlington’s scorers from finding the net. Alec Woodward, Jacob Huber, Javier Garcia and Mauricio Cardenas each scored for the Grayhounds, defeating Clinton 4-0.

Burlington’s goalkeeper, Guage Pender, totaled 10 saves on the night.

The River Kings fell to 3-9-1 on the season. They’ll host Davenport West on Tuesday for the regular-season finale at 7 p.m. on the Ashford University Field.

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    July 28, 2014

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  • Jones leaves UNO program

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    The 6-foot-5 Clinton High grad who had committed to play for Nebraska-Omaha, has left the program, and according to his Facebook page, has enrolled at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids.
    The enrollment office at the community college confirmed that Jones was registered for classes this fall at Kirkwood. Kirkwood coach Bryan Petersen, a Clinton High graduate, declined to comment and gave no indication that Jones would play basketball for the Eagles this winter.
    "College basketball isn't for everybody," Clinton coach Nick Lawrence said. "A little time away might do him some good."
    Jones came home to Clinton after spending just a few days with the Mavericks, and enrolled to Kirkwood shortly thereafter.
    Jones, the Herald's Player of the Year, averaged 19 points a game for the River Kings in his senior season and finished with the second-most rebounds with 160.
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