It was a year of firsts in a lot of ways.
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With such an exciting year in high school boys basketball, there are athletes from all the Gateway Area teams that could be considered among the best.
It was an emotional day in Des Moines two weeks ago when Camanche’s Jordan Lawrence took the court for the last basketball game of the season.
The Iowa High School Athletic Association released the 2020 high school football schedules on Thursday after their board meeting, a relief from the currently suspended sports seasons.
Spring is supposed to be the most exciting time for a high school athlete. Spring sports should be underway with more pleasant weather showing and outdoor practices becoming the highlight of the day. Graduation is approaching, with some looking forward to collegiate sports.
There may be no pep rallies or student sections right now thanks to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), but schools are doing their best to keep the school spirit up.
Post players proved key in Gateway Area girls basketball success stories this year, leading to three bigs claiming the Clinton Herald Player of the Year finalist positions.
Camanche senior Caleb Delzell and Easton Valley junior Kaleb Cornilsen both earned first team all-state honors, highlighting a list of local talent on the Iowa Print Sports Writers Associations (IPSWA) All-State list, released on Tuesday morning.
CORDOVA, Ill.- Cordova International Raceway (CIR) released a statement on Monday morning, letting fans and racers know that they’ll be following the recommendations from the CDC as concerns over the coronavirus continue.
Following Sunday’s announcements from Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, all spring activities of Iowa’s high school Unified Activities partners – the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union, the Iowa High School Athletic Association, the Iowa High School Music Association, and the Iowa High School S…
CHICAGO — The Illinois High School Association announced late Thursday that it has canceled the remaining games in this year’s 2020 Boys Basketball State Series and other IHSA events. Earlier Thursday it announced it will significantly limit attendance at the remaining games in the tournament.
Amid the suspensions and fan bans among college and professional sports, the Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) released a statement on Wednesday afternoon in regards to the coronoavirus concerns spreading across the country.
Josh Davis said his first thought when taking over the head coaching position at Camanche High School 11 years ago was that he wanted to build a program from the bottom up.
A number of Clinton High School bowling athletes earned All-Conference honors when the Mississippi Athletic Conference released it’s list this week, including a Bowler of the Year title.
One of the first things out of Camanche senior Cameron Soenksen’s mouth after the Indians punched their ticket to the Class 2A State Tournament was telling: It’s been a long road.
DES MOINES – As soon as the jump ball left Caleb Delzell‘s fingertips it was chased down by LJ Henderson, who tossed it to Cameron Soenksen on the wing.
Central DeWitt junior Keaton Zeimet, Camanche’s Eric Kinkaid and Clinton’s Hunter Randall have been selected as the Clinton Herald Wrestler of the Year finalists for 2020.
CLINTON – The Special Olympics basketball team dribbled, shot and showcased their hoops skills on Thursday night in Yourd Gymnasium, competing in front of the River King & Queen home crowd.
CLINTON – Iowa Top Team Martial Arts gym in Clinton is still reeling from a weekend in early February where they brought home four titles in three different disciplines. When Todd Monaghan started a gym in Clinton, Iowa, that’s not something he could have ever imagined.
HANOVER, Ill. – A spectacular season came to an abrupt end for the Fulton boys basketball team on Tuesday night, when a slow first half held them to a 52-39 sectional semifinal loss to Dakota at River Ridge High School, eliminating them from the Illinois High School Athletic Association postseason.
The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union (IGHSAU) action continues on Iowa PBS. The IGHSAU and Iowa PBS have announced a contract renewal for the broadcasting rights to the Iowa Girls High School State Championships. Fans across Iowa and beyond will continue to have access to unparalleled c…
A number of local teams saw athletes earn all-conference recognition as the regular girls basketball season wrapped up over the last few weeks and lists were released.
FULTON, Ill. – It’s been nearly two decades since the Fulton boys basketball team was able to hoist the regional championship hardware high above their heads, but they did that on Friday night.
DEWITT – The Central DeWitt Sabers pulled together a complete game to pull away from Cedar Rapids Xavier on Thursday night and make a sub-state semifinal victory look almost easy.
CASCADE – The top-ranked Easton Valley boys watched their perfect record disappear and their season come to a premature end on Thursday, upset in the district final 59-56 by Edgewood-Colesburg.
FULTON, Ill. – The fact that the Fulton Steamers lost to Stockton earlier this season wasn’t really in anyone’s mind on Wednesday night after the Steamers ran past the Blackhawks 56-37 on Wednesday night to send Fulton back to the regional championship game late rthis week.
DAVENPORT – Halfway through the second quarter, every Camanche fan in the gym at Davenport West High School stood and made noise, electrifying the atmosphere and symbolizing the momentum the Indians had just gained.
PRESTON – The undefeated Easton Valley River Hawks had control from the first quarter to the fourth on Tuesday night, winning the Class 1A district semifinal 61-46 over Prince of Peace and moving on in the brackets.
MOLINE, Ill. – Mediacom Communications has added Marquee Sports Network to its Variety TV channel lineup to provide viewers with extensive live coverage of Chicago Cubs baseball. The new regional sports network (RSN) went live at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22, with an introduction-to-the-netwo…
On Friday Mar. 6, Tyler Swanson will be inducted into the Iowa High School Golf Coaches Association Hall of Fame. The ceremony will take place at the Sukup Center in Ames on the Iowa State campus in conjunction with the Iowa State golf coaches clinic. Paul Niedermeyer, Tyler’s high school co…
NORTH LIBERTY – A long season for the Clinton boys came to an end on Monday night with an 84-31 loss to Iowa City Liberty on the road, a game that was never really in the River Kings’ grasp.
DES MOINES – Local athletes brought home hardware after battling for three days at the Iowa High School State Wrestling Tournament at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.
WATERLOO – There was plenty of emotion flowing from every member of the Camanche Indians’ boys bowling team on Monday afternoon as they crossed Cadillac Lanes to get their Class 1A state title trophy and banner.
This Week's Circulars
William F. Schwartz age 45 of Clinton died Friday, March 27, 2020 in Clinton. Cremation rites were accorded. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Suzanne E. Petersen age 74 of Clinton died Tuesday March 31, 2020 at Eagle Point Nursing Home in Clinton. Cremation rites will be accorded. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family.
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- NO SHUT DOWN: Reynolds continues to defend not ordering 'shelter in place'
- Showboat cancels 2020 season due to coronavirus
- Parker sentenced to prison for theft, buglary
- Clinton parks close this afternoon: PROCLAMATION ATTACHED
- Additional cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Clinton County
- Region's first COVID-19 death announced
- School board finds no answers to shutdown questions
- Fulton woman creates masks for health care workers