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Alburnett ends Huskies’ season

Highland’s football season ended with a 40-19 loss to Alburnett in the first round of the playoffs on Oct. 16. The Huskies recorded their third-highest offense output of the season with 294 … more

State chase begins with Thursday qualifiers

The path toward a fourth consecutive state championship begins Thursday for the Mid-Prairie girls cross country team. State qualifying will be held Thursday at multiple sites. For the Mid-Prairie … more

Cross Country Results

RIVER VALLEY CHAMPIONSHIP OCT. 13 AT MONTICELLO GIRLS 5K: 1, Mid-Prairie, 24; 2, Tipton, 74; 3, Monticello, 76; 4, IC Regina, 107; 5, Northeast, 163; 6, Anamosa, 170; 7, Cascade, 170; 8, North … more

Athlete of the Week

Athlete of the Week this week is: Madison Thomann Highland Cross Country Runner Thomann finished 18th in SEISC championship meet. Time: 23:15. more

Mid-Prairie is home; Highland, Lone Tree hit the road

Mid-Prairie head football coach Pete Cavanagh had been hoping for this. The Golden Hawks finished second to No. 2-ranked Williamsburg in District 7 in Class 2A. Their 35-12 victory over West … more

Playoff Time

Josh Wallington, a Mid-Prairie senior lineman, heard the shouts from his quarterback right after scoring his second touchdown of the season. “All day!” screamed Golden Hawks … more

Bontrager grabs 8th in fast finish

The fire in Leah Bontrager’s eyes became evident in the final 50 yards of the Southeast Iowa Super Conference championship meet. While other runners seemingly struggled to finish off the … more

Fumbles, penalties costly for Huskies in 52-6 loss to Lisbon

The Highland football team lost to Lisbon, 52-6, this past Friday, its only touchdown coming off a 75-yard kick return by quarterback Connor Grinstead late in the third quarter. Lisbon recorded … more

Cross Country Results

HILLCREST INVITATIONAL MONDAY AT KALONA GIRLS 5K VARSITY: 1, Mid-Prairie, 27; 2, Iowa City High, 58; 3, Solon, 72; 4, Pella, 90; 5, Danville, 148; 6, Mt. Pleasant, 162; 7, Washington, 194; 8, … more

Hillcrest volleyballers achieve magical victory

One win among a day filled with multiple matches in a high school volleyball tournament on a Saturday may not mean much. But it did this past Saturday for the HIllcrest Academy volleyball … more

Athlete of the Week

Leah Bontrager is this weeks Athlete of the Week! She is a junior at Hillcrest Academy. Bontrager finished eighth in Hillcrest Early Bird cross country meet on Sept. 1 Time: 22:54.37 Top … more

Football teams open camp

As the winds continued to howl following Monday’s severe storm outbreak, Mid-Prairie’s football players took to their practice field for the first workout of the preseason. Weather or … more

Football 2020 is all about the mask

Mid-Prairie head football coach Pete Cavanagh and his assistants added a new piece to their coaching attire last week. The mask. You could say football season arrived last week with … more

Back in Action

After months without high school sports, area teams took to the baseball and softball diamonds Monday night for the opening of the summer sports season. Teams only had two weeks of practice before … more

PLAY BALL! High school baseball, softball resume

Schools across the state have the green light to move ahead with summer sports. Last week, Gov. Kim Reynolds cleared the way for schools to have summer activities, including baseball and softball, … more

Spring sports could get partial seasons

If classes resume on May 1, state tournaments for spring sports would be held in June. The organizations overseeing high school sports in Iowa released tentative schedules for resuming spring … more

Fundraiser helps roll to nationals

More than 50 local supporters got the opportunity to test their wheelchair basketball skills at the Parkside Activities Center in Wellman on Saturday. The center hosted a three-on-three wheelchair … more

Pathway Senior Night

Pathway Christian School honored two senior basketball players and their parents on Senior Night. The seniors are Shaylon Graber and Logan Stutzman. more

Girls basketball regional brackets announced

Over three months of regular season action has come down to postseason play and four local teams are set to begin regional action this week. In the Class 1A-Region 4 bracket set to tip off … more

Joe Tischler joining The News as sports editor

Hello readers of The News. My name is Joe Tischler, and I am excited to be the new Sports Editor of The News. I look forward to covering the local high schools and community sports for you. Most … more
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