Galleries

Ravens set new bests

By HillcrestRavens.org The Hillcrest Academy girls track and field team recorded three season bests and one personal best Tuesday in Wapello.   Madeline Fox took five seconds off her …

Cain Brown takes first place, but his father keeps …

After clearing 6-foot-4 in the high jump on Thursday, Cain Brown elected to skip 6-foot-5, which would have tied the best jump of his career, and go for the Mid-Prairie school record.  After …

McCain returns to lead Golden Hawks

With senior Dominic McCain back on the course, the Mid-Prairie boys saw improvement in both Thursday’s triangular at Cedarcrest, and back in Kalona on Monday.  McCain was the meet …

Easter Egg Hunt a Hit with Area Kids

Photos of kids finding eggs at the Kalona Historical Village Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 3. 

Scarff and Bush lead Golden Hawk golfers in season …

Missing a key piece, the sophomores and freshmen of the Mid-Prairie boys golf team dealt with difficult conditions in the first meet of the season at the Kalona Golf Course on Monday.  Led by …

Golden Hawk and Huskie boys compete in Washington's …

The Golden Hawk distance runners led the Mid-Prairie boys to a second-place finish in Class B at the Steve Roth Relays in Washington on Friday. 

Huskies and Ravens open track & field season at …

Led by Sarah Burton’s first-place finish in the long jump, the Highland girls finished second out of six teams in the ‘B’ Division at the Columbus Early Meet in Columbus Junction on …

Miller leads Blackhawks to hot start

Abbie Miller got to play in just six softball games during her freshman season at Southeastern Community College, and all were indoor on the FunCity Turf in Burlington.  Before the Blackhawks …

All she does is win

Kelsey Hora has always been a winner. From her first varsity start as an eighth grader at Highland, to Saturday’s sweep of St. Catherine University, the Coe College senior has won at every …

Harmsen scores 32 as Mid-Prairie's season ends in …

A phenomenal performance from Carter Harmsen wasn’t quite enough for Mid-Prairie to overcome the defensive length and 3-point shooting of Camanche on Tuesday. Harmsen poured in 32 points, …

A look back at the best of basketball season

In terms of wins and losses, this wasn’t the most successful season for the seven area high school basketball teams. The Highland, Hillcrest, Lone Tree, and Mid-Prairie boys and girls combined …

Thompson and Schlabaugh trained together, medal …

As the 1A second-round consolation matches began on Friday, Highland senior Bryce Thompson waited for crews to finish cleaning the blue surface of mat three on the Wells Fargo Arena …

Garvey leaves state wrestling tournament with a medal

Mid-Prairie junior Cael Garvey had been to the Iowa State Wrestling Tournament many times before February 18.   As a fan.  But on Thursday, he finally made it to the mats of Wells …

Jovonte Squiers' season on the bench creates lasting …

A difficult boys’ basketball season produced an indelible memory for longtime Lone Tree Coach Tom Squiers and his family. While coronavirus restrictions and a team with five new starters …

Mid-Prairie boys reach district final

Mid-Prairie heated its game up from long range to score a crucial district boys basketball win this past Thursday against West Liberty. Junior guard Jack Pennington hit four 3-pointers, leading a …

Raven defense shuts down Tigers in district …

Iowa Valley took a timeout with three minutes left in Monday’s district quarterfinal, clinging to a 37-34 lead.  Heading back out on to the court, Hillcrest senior Eli Ours made a …

Highland's comeback, and season, run out of time

An inexperienced Highland boys basketball team showed flashes of its potential during the regular season, but the challenges of the pandemic made it difficult for the Huskies to find …

Golden Hawk season ends with frustrating loss

Foul trouble plagued Mid-Prairie in a 49-41 season-ending loss at Central Lee on Saturday.  When Maddie Nonnenmann was in the game, especially alongside Phelan Hostetler, the Golden Hawks …