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Archive

September 28th, 2016

Creek Girls bit by the Pointers

CP-U sinks CCA, 3-0

TIFFIN– The Stormin’ Pointers of Center Point-Urbana (CP-U) swept the Clear Creek Amana (CCA) Clippers, 3-0, in varsity volleyball Tuesday, Sept. 20, in Tiffin. The Pointers took the first set, 25-20, with the Creek Girls narrowing the gap to one point (19-18) although trailing throughout. CP-U won the second set, 25-21, in a game where the Clippers tied the Pointers 7-7, 15-15, 18-18 and 20-20 but never led. CP-U took the match with a 25-13 third-set win.

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Liberty Lady Lightning 4th at midpoint of inaugural season

Linn-Mar Red undefeated, City High winless

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IOWA CITY– The Liberty High School “Lady Lightning” freshmen volleyball team was fourth in the CRANDIC standings Tuesday, Sept. 20 (the midpoint for the season), according to statistics provided by Iowa City High Athletic Director Terry Coleman.
The Lightning sit at 7-2 behind 10-0 Linn-Mar Red, 8-2 Linn-Mar Black and 8-3 Cedar Rapids Prairie Black. Iowa City West High’s freshmen had a 5-4 record with City High’s White and Red squads searching for their first win at 0-10 and 0-11, respectively.

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Iowa City West laps rival swim team City High, 111-75

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IOWA CITY– West High’s Women of Troy swimmers dunked cross-town rivals City High, 111-75, Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the Coralville Recreation Center.
Lily Ernst won both the 200-yard individual medley and the 100-yard butterfly for West in 2:17.80 and 1:01.60, while Alleyna Thomas took the 100-yard freestyle in 56.75 seconds and Melanie Housenga won the 500-yard freestyle in 5:26.83.

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“O-Bolts” 3-2 with win over Indians

Liberty defeats Marion, 36-22

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MARION– The Original Bolts freshman football team, representing Liberty High, improved to a 3-2 record in their inaugural season with a 36-22 win at Marion Monday, Sept. 19.
“The offensive line collectively played their best game to date,” Bolts’ coach Jeff Gordon said, noting the crew dominated the line of scrimmage for large portions of the game. “Max Lenane, Sam Nicklaus, Scott Dall, Alec Boldt, Evan Scwarzendruber, Ryan Nugent, Harrison Voight and Andres Estrada all stood out along the Bolt offensive line.”

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Five-and-0

Clippers earn historic win 26-0 over CP-U

TIFFIN– To borrow from the late musical artist known as Prince, the Clear Creek Amana (CCA) Clippers likely partied like it was 1999 in the wake of their 26-0 win Friday, Sept. 23 over Center Point-Urbana. The year 1999 was the last time the Creek Boys had a 5-0 record, which is where they and West Delaware stand in Class 3A District 4.
The win was doubly sweet for the Clippers coming on their Homecoming night with quarterback Ashton Carpenter presented as the King with Be DeShaw as his Queen.

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North Liberty lends a helping hand

NORTH LIBERTY– Although unaffected by the late September flooding much of Eastern Iowa experienced, the City of North Liberty was able to assist those areas in need.
At the request of Dave Wilson, Director of Johnson County Emergency Management Agency, the North Liberty Streets Department delivered materials to assist with flood mitigation and recovery Thursday, Sept. 22, as the Cedar River prepared to crest at near-record levels.

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Free fall leaf pick-up to begin Monday, Oct. 3, at 7

NORTH LIBERTY– Open burning of leaves and yard waste is not permitted in North Liberty. The city will pick up leaves that property owners have raked to the curb Monday through Friday from Oct. 3 to Nov. 21.
Leaves should be piled within two feet of the curb or edge of road. No sticks, branches or any other yard waste should be mixed with the leaves. Brush or garden waste may be bundled for pickup on your regular trash day.

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Annual fall festival Oct. 8 at Colony Pumpkin Patch

NORTH LIBERTY– The Colony Pumpkin Patch kicks off the fall season Saturday, Oct. 8, with food, fun, games, demonstrations and more.
Activities, including the 5-acre corn maze and pick-your-own pumpkins, take place from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Weekend admission is $8 per person.
This year’s corn maze at highlights the North Liberty Police Department’s campaign to bring a K-9 officer and dog to the force. A portion of all the season’s sales support the initiative.
The Colony Pumpkin Patch is located at 2780 Front St. NE. Pets are welcome at the farm but must remain leashed and be picked up after.

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Mayor Nielsen becomes Certified Elected Municipal Official

NORTH LIBERTY– Amy Nielsen, mayor of North Liberty, is among seven elected city officials to be awarded the Certified Elected Municipal Official (CEMO) designation. The designation was created by the Iowa League of Cities as a way to recognize elected officials committed to continuing professional development while in office.
The recognition program allows attendees to build towards the CEMO designation while receiving meaningful, informative and useful information on topics that expand the elected official’s knowledge and capabilities. Participation in the program is 100 percent voluntary.

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Forevergreen Road Interchange and Local Roadway Improvements Timeline:

2016
Right of Way Design Public Information Meeting Nov. 1 for property between Kansas Avenue and Covered Bridge Boulevard
2017
Right of Way Design Public Information Meeting spring 2017 for property between Covered Bridge Boulevard and Jones Boulevard
Interchange bid letting proposed summer 2017
Local road bid letting proposed fall 2017 for Kansas Avenue through Covered Bridge Boulevard
Interchange construction fall 2017 through calendar year 2018
2018
Local road construction between Kansas Avenue and Covered Bridge Boulevard calendar year 2018, including closures and detours

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