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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, …
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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 … Read More
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 … Read 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 …

High School Football Schedules

Mid-Prairie Aug. 28 vs. Sigourney-Keota Sept. 4 vs. Regina Iowa City Sept. 11 at Mediapolis Sept. 18 at Mount Vernon Sept. 25 vs. Central Lee Oct. 2 vs. …

Mid-Prairie archery club aims to be competitive

More than 55 students turned out for the first year of the Golden Hawk Archery Club. The team included 20 high school students and 35 from the middle school. The club began meeting in December, …

Highland falls to Springville in district finals

Springville’s vaunted full-court pressure defense was on display Feb. 27 against Highland in the Class 1A-District 7 championship game in North Liberty. Highland was held to a season low 35 …

Adamson, Lasek lead Highland to district semifinal victory

Playing on their home court for the final time, seniors Cole Adamson and Zack Lasek each scored 23 points to lead Highland to a 72-68 Class 1A-District 7 semifinal win Feb. 25 over North Cedar in …

Hillcrest’s season ends with 47-36 loss in districts to Highland

Hillcrest Academy played hard Feb. 20 against Highland, but a 7-0 Huskie run in the second quarter proved the difference in the 47-36 game as Highland advanced in the district playoffs and the …

Edwards named North Division Player of Year

t was a great year for our local boys basketball teams as 13 players received Southeast Iowa Super Conference North Division All-Conference honors. The group was led by Lone Tree’s Keegan …

Miller’s free throws launch Lions to district semifinals

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 …

Lone Tree girls best Holy Trinity before bowing out

The Class 1A-Region 4 second-round game Feb. 18 between Lone Tree and Holy Trinity Catholic played out like two teams who came into the contest with similar records. Junior Madeline Jacque hit big …

Hillcrest Academy seniors honored before final home game of season vs. Columbus

Hillcrest Academy boys top Columbus in home finale, 55-36

Playing in front of the home crowd for the final time in the regular season, the Hillcrest Academy boys basketball team used a strong first quarter as a catalyst to a 55-36 win over Columbus Feb. 4 …

Hillcrest girls collect second season win over Columbus

Yani Gutierrez and Esther Hughes career nights helped give the Hillcrest Academy girls basketball team their second win of the season with a 45-30 victory over Columbus Feb. 4 in Kalona. Gutierrez …

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.

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 …
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