MILES – There was a lot of energy coming off of the court from the Easton Valley volleyball team on Thursday night, helping lift them to a huge 3-0 sweep of Tri-Rivers Conference opponent Midland on Senior Night in Miles.
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CLINTON — Clinton boys golfer Joe Simpson said golfers have a love-hate relationship with the River Kings’ home course, Valley Oaks.
Week 4 of the high school football season is here. Check out previews for each area team except for Northeast, which had its game against Durant canceled due to COVID-19 exposure.
ELDRIDGE — Camanche’s Dylan Darsidan won the boys race, Clinton’s Camryn Sattler placed second in the girls race as local runners took part in the North Scott Lancer Invitational on Tuesday at Scott County Park.
ELDRIDGE – The Clinton volleyball team entered into Saturday’s North Scott Invitational with just one win on the season. On paper, it looked like that’s all they were going to get from the six-team tournament.
CAMANCHE — As the Camanche football team lined up on a soggy field Friday night, the rain continued to pour on their helmets through all of the first half.
GOOSE LAKE — Local runners had to dodge mud and puddles of rain, but still were able to compete at a high level at the Northeast Invite on Thursday.
The Fulton boys golf team placed first with 314 team points to win the Dammann/Wolfe Invitational Saturday at Wolf Hollow Golf Course in Lena, Illinois.
CLINTON — Trailing by one point heading into the final event, the Clinton girls swim team had one final chance to get the edge over Tipton Thursday night.
CLINTON – It was a quick and easy night for the Prince of Peace volleyball team even after a shaky start as they downed Alburnett 3-0 on Thursday night in a home game at the Joe O’ Donnell Sports Center.
CLINTON — Clinton girls cross country freshman Camryn Sattler had never run the course at Emma Young Park before.
GOOSE LAKE – Northeast head football coach Mark Lee had one thing to say to his team after they were blanked 41-0 in the first football competition of the week: Everything is fixable.
CLINTON – The River King golf team took second at a home triangular on Thursday night, led by a first-place performance from Joe Simpson at Valley Oaks Golf Club.
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – UNI head softball coach Ryan Jacobs Wednesday announced the addition of veteran pitching coach Monica Wright to the coaching staff. Wright is a local native, coming from Morrison, Ill.
Three Clinton players were among the local baseball athletes to earn 2020 All-State honors after the Iowa Baseball Coaches Association released the elite list earlier this week.
Postseason honors continued for area baseball players as the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association released their 2020 All-District teams earlier this week.
FORT DODGE – The Northeast softball team ended their phenomenal 2020 season and state run on Friday afternoon, falling to Louisa-Muscatine in the Class 2A consolation game, finishing fourth in the state.
Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker pulled the plug on fall sports on Wednesday morning, leaving athletes, coaches and parents reeling for a couple of hours. The Illinois High School Athletic Association (IHSA) followed that up with a new plan that shakes up high school sports in the state.
CORDOVA, Ill. – Due to Illinois restrictions to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) that include a mandate that sets a 20% spectator seating capacity for outdoor sports venues, the 67th Annual O’Reilly Auto Parts World Series of Drag Racing at Cordova International Raceway h…
FORT DODGE – With a runner on third and two outs in the bottom of the seventh, it was the time for something to happen for the Northeast softball team.
A local athlete and a local coach earned the top postseason honors from their respective conferences as All-Conference lists were doled out with the end of the 2020 regular season.
Madison Kluever hasn’t even stepped foot in her first high school class yet, but she’ll be on the big stage Tuesday morning for the Northeast softball team in Fort Dodge.
To better prepare for the 2020 varsity football season, the IHSAA developed a revised schedule plan which allows for member school adjustments due to COVID-19 and released it on Friday morning.
Amid the happy tears and the fan cheers and banner presentations in Goose Lake on Monday, one face was missing from the crowd for Northeast junior Neveah Hildebrandt.
DEWITT – With one final swing, the air went quiet in DeWitt on Wednesday night as senior Alex McAleer fell to the plate in distress.
CLINTON – There wasn’t much that Clinton baseball coach Kevin Cunningham could say after a 12-2 loss to Cedar Rapids Prairie on Friday night at home. Afterall, his team had the lead heading into the final inning before Prairie came surging back.
The Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) announced on Friday morning that they are planning on going into the 2020 fall sports season as scheduled, with more guidance coming.
BELLEVUE – With one last swing, Easton Valley senior Calli Beck finished the 21st out of the night with a strikeout, clinching a 6-4 win for the Easton Valley softball team over Marquette Catholic.
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