The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

Top News

September 20, 2013

Knights fall to Faith Christian

DIXON, Ill. — Coach Tabitha Fullan called Unity Christian’s loss to Faith Christian on Thursday “an off game.”

“They started the first game of the set pretty strong,” she said, “then they lost their momentum toward the end of the first game, and throughout the second game.”

Faith swept the Knights, 25-18, 25-22, bringing Unity’s record to 7-2. JoLynn Frederick led the Knights offensively with two kills. Jaime Kammerer added a kill and an ace, while two players — Natlie Hirl and Maria Striley — each tallied three aces to lead the team.

Cardinals comes back

RIVERDALE, Ill. — Erie rallied after dropping a tight first set to take down Riverdale in three sets Thursday. Savannah Mettler was a huge reason why.

Mettler, a sophomore, totaled a match-high 17 kills as the Cardinals defeated the Rams 23-25, 25-19, 25-23. Peyton Rus added 10 kills. Both players helped setter Mary Chapman to a productive night with 24 assists.

Rus also stepped up defensively with 14 digs. Serving-wise, the Cardinals got a nice boost from Rachel Cobert, who racked up four aces.

FAI

TH CHRISTIAN 25-25, UNITY CHRISTIAN 18-22

Unity statistical leaders

Kills — JoLynn Frederick 2, Jaime Kammerer 1. Digs — Frederick 2, Hirl 1. Aces — Hirl 3, Maria Striley 3.

ERIE 23-25-25, RIVERDALE 25-19-23

Erie statistical leaders

Kills — Savannah Mettler 17, Peyton Rus 10. Assists — Mary Chapman 24, Megan Heun 5. Digs — Rus 14, Courtney Cobert 11. Blocks — Chapman 2, Delaney Tegeler 1. Aces — Rachel Cobert 4.

 

 

1
Text Only
Top News
  • Screen shot 2014-04-18 at 4.44.15 PM.png Paint, doodle and sketch: 3 apps for art lovers

    In the absence of a palette of watercolors and a sketchpad, these three apps can fill in as your art supplies of choice.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Smartphone kill switches are coming

    Smartphones need kill switches. It's a relatively easy solution to the pricey (and irritating) problem of smartphone theft. But who would have thought that the big carriers would team up with Apple, Google, Microsoft, Nokia, Samsung and lots of other manufacturers to voluntarily begin adding the technology by July 2015? The cooperative spirit! It makes so much sense!

    April 19, 2014

  • Way of the Cross photo The Way of the Cross By Amy Kent Herald Staff Writer The Way of the Cross

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • John Hood A year after 'chaos'

    It happened two hours after John Hood finished his run. Like many, he thought the loud boom was just the sound of cannons going off, something that shook the ground. It was odd, but Hood — a 1989 Clinton High School graduate — tried to make it logical, associating the noise with another good happening at the Boston Marathon.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Why do wolves howl?

    Of all the myths that dog the wolf, none is more widely accepted than the idea that wolves howl at the moon. Images of wolves with their heads upturned, singing at the night sky, are as unquestioned as a goldfish's three-second memory or a dog's color-blindness (both also myths).

    April 18, 2014

  • Biggest student loan profits come from grad students

    This week, the Congressional Budget Office projected that the federal government would earn roughly $127 billion from student lending during the next 10 years.

    April 18, 2014

  • AGENDA: 4-22-14 Clinton City Council

    The Clinton City Council will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. followed by a committee of the whole.

    April 18, 2014

  • Judge asks pointed questions in gay marriage case

    A judge in Colorado who will play a pivotal role deciding whether gays should be allowed to wed in the United States asked pointed questions Thursday about whether Oklahoma can legally ban the unions.

    U.S. Circuit Judge Jerome Holmes is seen as the swing vote on the three-judge panel that heard the Oklahoma appeal and a similar case from Utah last week.

    April 18, 2014

  • NASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes down as planned

    April 18, 2014

  • Eyewitness testimony no longer a gold standard

    The American legal system offers few moments as dramatic as an eyewitness to a crime pointing his finger across a crowded courtroom at a defendant.

    The problem is that decades of studies show eyewitness testimony is only right about half the time — a reality that has prompted a small vanguard of police chiefs, courts and lawmakers to toughen laws governing the handling of eyewitnesses and their accounts of crimes.

    April 18, 2014

AP Video