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Devastating runs doom Lone Tree in semifinals

Prior to their Class 1A-District 7 boys basketball semifinal game with Springville Feb. 25, Lone Tree head coach Tom Squiers worked on how to defend Springville’s full-court pressure defense in …

Miller’s free throws launch Lions to district …

With just two seconds left on the clock, and Lone Tree trailing by a single point, Lone Tree’s Harmon Miller stepped to the line and hit two free throws to give the Lions a first-round playoff …

Highland’s Thompson ends ‘frustrating’ season at …

It can be unusual for an athlete to end their season at the sport’s highest level and not be pleased with the way the season turned out. That may the case for Highland junior wrestler Bryce …

From Superintendent to Cafeteria Worker

Mid-Prairie Superintendent Mark Schneider donned a hair net last week and went to work in the high school cafeteria as part of a program where administrators sub for workers who take personal days.

Boucher’s career ends with return appearance at …

In the 2019 Iowa State Wrestling Championships, Mid-Prairie’s Isaac Boucher, then a junior, lost his first match, but fought back to claim sixth place in the Class 2A, 195-pound weight …

Yeggy’s ‘late’ start ends in state tournament …

Highland senior Cael Yeggy proved that no matter when you get started competing in a sport, you can end it at the sport’s highest stage. Yeggy did not start wrestling at Highland until his …

Mid-Prairie 1970 Boys Basketball Anniversary

The 1970 Mid-Prairie boys basketball team was honored at halftime of the game versus Durant Feb. 11. The team was the Class 1A state runners-up. Not pictured: Byron Miller, Dick Ehrenfelt, Norman …

Highland’s Lasek signs football letter of intent to …

When it all came down to it, it was about playing for the hometown team. In front of his parents, teammates, and coaches, Highland senior Zack Lasek signed his letter of intent to play football …

Highland places seven at conference

Seven Highland High School wrestlers took their places on the medal stand Saturday at the Southeast Iowa Super Conference tournament in Lone Tree. “We had a good day,” coach Derick …

Last-second shot clinches win for Lone Tree girls

Things were not looking good for Lone Tree. The Lady Lions were down by one point to Louisa-Muscatine, and the clock was clicking down the final seconds of the game. The ball was in the hands …

Lone Tree, Highland have strong meet

Highland and Lone Tree wrestlers had strong showings in a quad meet at Highland High School on Jan. 23. Columbus Community, with wrestlers in every weight class, dominated the meet where the three …

Lone Tree beats Hillcrest, 62-51

The Lone Tree Lions triumphed over Hillcrest Academy Jan. 14 behind a 28-point performance of Keegan Edwards. When the final buzzer sounded, the Lions recorded a 62-51 victory. Hillcrest looked …

Lone Tree girls beat Hillcrest Academy with heavy …

Lone Tree and Hillcrest looked evenly matched in the first quarter of their game Jan. 14. The quarter ended in a 6-6 tie when Hillcrest’s Yani Guttierez-Larios tied the game at the end of …