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CLINTON – Despite the result of Tuesday night's regular season finale, Clinton girls' soccer coach Nick Hauenstein believes the team is hitting its stride at the most opportune time.

CAMANCHE – Chase Grim remembers doctors revealing the grave implications of an MRI test. Twice. He will not soon forget physical therapy, where he completed a series of sweat-inducing workouts. Twice.


FULTON, Ill. – It was a happy day on Saturday, with the town of Fulton welcoming home a whole group of state medalists back to town.

The Fulton track and field teams have something unique. They have a jumping-specific coach in Lee Salazar, and the benefits of that are showing.


OREGON, Ill. – The Fulton baseball team saw things to look forward to in an 8-2 loss to Byron High School on Tuesday night, especially when most of the varsity roster is returning.

DUBUQUE - In a tournament that was postponed due to weather, the Camanche boys tennis team fell just short of continuing a try for state at Dubuque Wahlert on Friday afternoon.


Camanche sophomore Emy Seeser has been efficient all year in her prime event, the long jump. She's been hitting 16 feet meet after meet, consistently placing and winning the event.


CLINTON–The Camanche varsity team won another invitational on Saturday, and the Clinton River Kings continued prepping for their conference tournament during their home invitational. 

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – Thirteen young athletes from Great River Gymnastics traveled to Bourbonnais, Ill. for the Illinois State Gymnastics Championships, and they finished about as well as they could. 

DES MOINES, Iowa - The 2019 Drake Relays kicked off officially earlier this week, and the Clinton Herald is following local athletes competing at the prestigious Iowa track and field meet. 

CAMANCHE– It really was a beautiful day on Saturday. It's a good thing it was with all the tennis that was played. 

Prince of Peace senior Patrick Mulholland joined a slew of other local athletes in making his next step in his athletic career, signing a letter of intent to join the Wartburg Knights on the football field next year. 


FULTON, Ill. – The 73rd Annual Craig Faulkner Relays may not be traditional compared to a regular track meet, but it still provides great local competition for the beginning of the outdoor season.


CLINTON - Freshman Brody Manemann battled in an overtime win on Tuesday afternoon in windy conditions to give the River Kings a win on the tennis courts in their first meet of the year against Bettendorf. The Kings' ultimately fell 1-8, but saw some highlights.


On the first day of competition for girls soccer in Iowa, the River Queens had a tough local opponent in Central DeWitt. Not to mention it was a bitterly cold night with heavy wind coming from what seemed like all directions. 

CLINTON — With the weather gradually shifting from tumultuous snow storms to steady rain, spring athletic programs around the area have quietly commenced preparations for the upcoming season.

FULTON -- The Unity Christian basketball teams received some post season basketball honors after wrapping up Northern Illinois Christian Conference play in February.

In yesterday's Clinton Herald (Feb. 28), assistant sports editor Nate Head took a magnifying glass to the three teams on Prince of Peace's side of the Class 1A state tournament, which tips off Monday in Des Moines.

Camanche naive and former local coach Todd Borrison is getting ready to receive one of the Iowa Girls' High School Athletic Union's most distinguished awards this week during the state tournament in Des Moines.

CLINTON–Sadie Zaruba was named the Tri-Rivers Conference Player of the Year while a slew of athletes received honors when they conference released it's postseason list over the weekend.


MUSCATINE--The Camanche boys' phenomenal season came to an end Saturday after Iowa City Regina proved too much to handle from the three-point line.

The River Valley Conference and Class 4A division have released its all-conference teams – and the Gateway area is well-represented.


It is do-or-die time for the Clinton girls basketball team, who face their first sub-state opponent on Wednesday when they welcome Maquoketa to Yourd Gymnasium.


More ice and more cold offered another slew of cancellations on top of an already tumultuous 2019.

CAMANCHE--The Indian family caught a break in our winter weather and were able to spend a cozy Saturday reminiscing and honoring the Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2019 as they were inducted at Gil's Ballroom.

FULTON, Ill. -- The Unity Christian Knights used some long shots to make a rally late in the game, but didn't have quite enough and fell 76-71 to Faith Christian Academy on Monday night at home.

It’s hard to tell that Camanche junior Tarah Wehde hadn’t played competitive basketball for two years before this season started.

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