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An Elite Finish

Standing on the par-3 14th green at Blue Top Ridge Golf Course, Mid-Prairie senior golfer Dominic McCain allowed his thoughts to drift back to tournaments earlier this season. He had a four-putt …
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Burton claims SEISC North long jump title, Highland girls finish third
Highland freshman Sarah Burton broke out of a month-long slump to claim a SEISC North  long jump championship in the conference meet … Read More
Golden Hawks find aggression, and the goal, in second half at Cedar Valley Christian
 After struggling through the first half at Cedar Valley Christian (0-4), the Mid-Prairie girls (3-1) scored four goals in a span of … Read More

Photos and results from Mid-Prairie's state-qualifying track meet

The top two finishers automatically qualify for the state track meet, May 20-22 at Drake Stadium in Des Moines. The next eight best times/distances from the 2A state-qualfiying meets will also …

Mid-Prairie girls finish seventh at RVC meet

The Mid-Prairie girls shot a season-low score of 220 in a triangular on Tuesday, and then finished just three strokes out of fifth place in the River Valley Conference meet the next …

Mid-Prairie freshman breaks RVC meet record, Golden Hawks claim conference title

The Mid-Prairie girls’ track and field team have much loftier goals than conference championships. By limiting their state meet-level participants to just three events at their conference …

Schrock leads area golfers in SEISC meet

The Hillcrest golfers played 18 holes for the first time this season during the Southeast Iowa Super Conference Championship meet in Fort Madison on Wednesday. They finished the front nine with 202 …

Donovan's hat trick not enough for Huskies at Wapello

Owen Donovan scored twice in the final 13 minutes to tie Tuesday’s game at 4-4, but the Huskies were unable to protect their goal for the last six minutes of regulation in a 5-4 loss at …

Aicher earns spot on SEISC’s All-Conference second team

Highland’s little golf team left the SEISC meet in Fort Madison with a fifth place finish and a pair of all-conference awards.  The Huskies took just four golfers to Sheaffer Memorial …

Chown is conference long jump champion

Lone Tree junior Kasey Chown missed on her first two attempts at 4-foot-6 during Thursday’s conference meet at WACO, but on her third, she made an adjustment.  “I got more …

Lone Tree hosts Hillcrest and Highland golf teams in quad at Blue Top Ridge

Photos by Molly Roberts/The News By Jeff Yoder Highland’s Charlie Aicher and Hillcrest’s London Schrock were the medalists in a girls’ triangular and boys’ quad with …

Lions open golf season at Anamosa courses

The Lone Tree boys opened the season with an 18-hole two-course tournament in Anamosa on Tuesday, April 6.  Adam Knock led the Lions with a score of 54 on the front nine, which was played at …

Miller scores four in 7-1 win over Tipton

A move from midfield to forward helped both Noah Miller and the Hillcrest offense as Miller tied a school record with four goals during a 7-1 win over Tipton in a steady rain on …

Hershberger takes conference title, anchors record-setting relay

It was a good Thursday night for Hillcrest senior Aaron Hershberger, who left the conference meet in WACO as the SEISC North champion in the 400-meter hurdles, and also left his name in the record …

Boller scores three goals in first game back from injury

The Mid-Prairie girls earned a 5-0 shutout of Northeast on Friday, aided by a hat trick from Julia Boller in her first game of the season.  “It was amazing,” Boller said about …

A two-year offseason is finally over

Emily Swartzentruber’s screaming voice echoed around the North Liberty High School stadium one night last week. Finally. Swartzentruber, a senior goalkeeper for Mid-Prairie High …

Column: This season was the setup

This season was the setup.  When you analyze the Mid-Prairie boys basketball season that concluded in February with a loss in the district finals to Camanche, that is the bottom line. The …
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