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December 28th

Margaret Landuyt

Margaret Landuyt, 91, of Marengo and formerly of Victor, died on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016, at Rose Haven Nursing Home in Marengo with her family by her side.
Mass of the Resurrection was held Wednesday, Dec. 28, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Brooklyn with Fr. Corey Close presiding. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery in Brooklyn. Visitation was Tuesday at the Smith Funeral Home.
Memorials may be designated to the Margaret Landuyt Memorial Fund, mailed in care of the Smith Funeral Home, P.O. Box 485, Victor, IA 52347. Condolences may be shared with her family online at www.smithfh.com.

December 21st

Trojans sink Little Hawks in rivalry swimming dual, 112-57

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CORALVILLE– The Iowa City West High Trojan swimmers put up a pair of wins in the 2016-2017 rivalry with cross town City High Tuesday, Dec. 13, at the Coralville Recreation Center. West’s varsity won, 112-57, while the junior varsity crew took care of business with a 130-26 win.
The Trojans dominated the meet as City High swimmers only won three events: the 200-yard varsity Individual Medley (IM), varsity 100-yard backstroke and varsity 100-yard breaststroke.

Women of Troy roll over Waterloo’s Trojans

IC West dispatches Waterloo East, 64-26

IOWA CITY– The West High Women of Troy rebounded from their first loss of the season to rival City High with a 64-26 shelling of the Trojans of Waterloo East High School Friday, Dec. 16, in the West High gym.
West High unleashed a 21-point barrage in the first period for a 21-7 lead and kept up the withering fire for a 42-13 halftime margin. Waterloo’s Trojans were held to just two points in the third period as West cruised to the win.
Ten West High players scored with Logan Cook leading all with 16 points, with support from Lauren Zacharias (12) and Katie McGrane (10).

City High ends Women of Troy’s unbeaten streak

City High edges West, 74-73, in overtime

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IOWA CITY– It’s always a battle royale when Iowa City’s West High and City High meet on the basketball floor. Tuesday, Dec. 13, was no exception as the Little Hawks took on the Women of Troy at West. Both teams entered the contest unbeaten with 5-0 records. When the final buzzer sounded, the Little Hawks had flown away with the 74-73 win, and broke West High’s win streak.

Iowa City West rolls over City High, 78-27

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IOWA CITY– Athletic contests between Iowa City High and Iowa City West High are usually high-drama affairs with the atmosphere of a regional final. However, the West High Trojans rolled over their rivals, 78-27, Tuesday, Dec. 13, at home in rather anticlimactic fashion.
The game started close with West edging ahead by two baskets for a 20-16 lead at the end of the first period. The rest of the game was solidly and decisively West High’s as they held the Little Hawks to two points in the second period, seven in the third and two points in the final eight minutes.

Indians and Trojans pin the Clippers

Creek boys falls to Marion and South Tama

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MARION– Clear Creek Amana’s varsity wrestlers dropped both legs of a triangular meet against the Marion Indians and South Tama Trojans Thursday, Dec. 15, at Marion High School.

Creek Boys 10th at Lynx wrestling invitational

Murphy third at 138 pounds

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TROY MILLS– Clear Creek Amana’s (CCA) Clipper wrestlers traveled to the frozen northern edge of Linn County and North Linn High School Saturday, Dec. 17, for the 2016 Lynx Invitational. The Clippers finished 10th in a 13-team field led by champion Solon (236.5 points). WaMaC rivals Williamsburg and Center Point-Urbana were second (218.0) and fifth (118.5), respectively, while the host Lynx were fourth (119.0).
Quinn Murphy had the best day for CCA with a third-place showing at 138 pounds.

City High wrestlers beat West, 33-31

One freshman, two points seal Trojans’ fate

IOWA CITY– It all came down to a pair of freshmen in the final match of the night as rivals Iowa City High and Iowa City West High met in a dual meet Thursday, Dec. 15, at West High.
The City High Little Hawks took the Junior Varsity (JV) meet 51-22 with West High’s Kaleb Williams taking a 16-7 major decision (MD) from City’s Matt Rew in the 120-pound match and West High’s Alec Shifflet pinning City’s Jack Bacon in 1:16 for the 160-pound match.

Creek Girls scuttle Vikettes

CCA improves to 4-3 with 50-17 win over Vinton-Shellsburg

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VINTON– After three losses to ranked teams, the Clear Creek Amana (CCA) varsity girls got back on the winning track Tuesday, Dec. 13, with a 50-17 win over the Vikettes of Vinton-Shellsburg in Vinton.
CCA took a 15-7 lead after the first period and were up, 30-11, at halftime. The Creek Girls completely shut down the Vikettes in the third period, taking the quarter, 15-0, for a 45-11 lead going into the final period.

2nd annual winter games Feb. 3 and 4

NORTH LIBERTY– Snow has arrived and Beat the Bitter– North Liberty’s celebration of winter games and good cheer– is back with two days of winter fun on the tundra of Penn Meadows Park on Friday, Feb. 3, and Saturday, Feb 4.