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February 4th

Clippers fall twice on wrestling’s Senior Night

Arant, Massey, and Baxter win twice for CCA against Mid-Prairie and Mount Vernon

TIFFIN– Clear Creek Amana High School’s wrestlers celebrated Senior Night Thursday, Jan. 28, with a double dual meet hosting Central DeWitt, Mid-Prairie and Mount Vernon. Seniors Grace Bedford, Nate Beckman, Randal Mosier and Arron Feinburg were recognized for their contributions to the Clipper wrestling program. Bedford is among the nine Creek Girls in CCA’s first-ever girls’ team, and went 4-2 in the 2021 girls state tournament.

Tigers chew on the Bolts

Sunny Yarnell posts 10-point night but Cedar Falls wins, 69-40

NORTH LIBERTY– The losing streak for the Liberty High varsity girls’ basketball team increased to four after the Cedar Falls Tigers took a Mississippi Valley Conference (MVC) Mississippi Division match-up, 69-40, on Tuesday, Jan. 26, at Liberty.
The Lightning trailed throughout the contest as Cedar Falls took the first period, 20-11, on its way to a 34-19-halftime lead. Cedar Falls was up 49-28 going into the final period, which saw the Tigers put up 20 points, bookending their scoring assault spearheaded by senior Anaya Barney leading all with 25 points.

Withering fire from the Creek Girls decimates Trojans

Calia Clubb leads 10 scoring Clippers in 74-17 blowout win over South Tama

TAMA On Jan. 8, Clear Creek Amanas (CCA) varsity girls welcomed the South Tama Trojans to Tiffin, and smoked them 65-22. On Friday, Jan. 29, the second meeting of the WaMaC West teams occurred in Tama with the Clippers hammering the hapless Trojans with a 74-17 pounding, and season sweep.
Only three points were allowed the Trojans in the first period as CCA shelled South Tama, 14-3. A 26-point barrage ensued in the second period for a 40-9 halftime lead. Twenty-seven points went up on the scoreboard in the third for the Creek Girls, who held the Trojans to only two points in the quarter.

Tigers bite Bolts winning streak

Ira Hazeltine puts up 18 as Cedar Falls beats Liberty, 87-63

CEDAR FALLS– The Cedar Falls Tigers remained perfect, 10-0, on Tuesday, Jan. 26, at home. Unfortunately for the Liberty High Lightning varsity boys’ basketball team, the Tigers’ bite snapped a 5-0 winning streak in the Mississippi Valley Conference (MVC) Mississippi Division contest, 87-63.
The Bolts got off to a good start taking the first period 20-16, but fell behind in the second for a 37-31 halftime deficit. Liberty was unable to regain the lead as the Tigers took a 60-48 advantage into the final eight minutes.

Boats make it 12 wins in a row

Kyle Schrepfer leads CCA with 15 points in 66-36 win over South Tama

TIFFIN– Clear Creek Amana’s (CCA) varsity boys sat comfortably atop the WaMaC Conference West Division Sunday, Jan. 31, with a 12-1 conference record (13-2 overall) and a 12-game winning streak after sinking the South Tama Trojans, 66-36, at home on Friday, Jan. 29. The WaMaC West teams’ first meeting of the season, on Jan. 8, also resulted in a Clipper win as CCA prevailed 83-27 in Tama.

Making a good thing even better

Tiffin Fire Association and City of Tiffin discuss new organizational structure

TIFFIN– In 1954, the Tiffin Fire Association was formed with the mission of protecting life and property in the city of Tiffin as well as Clear Creek and Union townships; an area of 58 square miles. Over the years the mission has expanded to provide emergency medical services (EMS) as well as fire protection. The all-volunteer force has provided fire protection, disaster response, hazardous materials response, and EMS to the city on a contracted basis.
However, discussions have begun about potentially restructuring the association to a city-operated department.

Making it work, safely

Local school districts scramble to comply with new state law

DES MOINES Plans are afoot in the Iowa City Community School District (ICCSD) and Clear Creek Amana Community School District (CCA) in the wake of a new law signed into effect on Friday, Jan. 29, by Gov. Kim Reynolds. The law, SF160, requires school districts to provide an option for 100 percent onsite learning.

Closing loopholes in the law

Sen. Kinney introduces legislation brought about by the disappearance and death of Tiffin teen

DES MOINES The purpose of legislation is to either restrict or promote a set of habits in our society, and throughout this case, I just saw a glaring gap in our law, and certain things that are seen as socially unacceptable and wrong. So said Sergeant Alissa Schuerer to an Iowa Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Monday, Jan. 25.

January 20th

Lady Spartans thrill in 57-50 win over Maquoketa

SOLON– After the road loss in Cedar Rapids to Xavier the night before, the Lady Spartans were looking for a little redemption and found it, barely.
Solon’s varsity girls’ basketball team delivered a thriller as Gov. Reynolds loosened COVID restrictions and the Spartan Nation was allowed to return to the stands, albeit limited, battling the Maquoketa Cardinals to a 57-50 victory, at home, on Tuesday, Jan. 12.
Callie Levin poured in 15 points in the first half, welcoming the Solon faithful in grand fashion.

Solon Community Pantry appeals for emergency fund

SOLON– The Solon Community Pantry is reaching out to the community for support of the Emergency Assistance Fund helping families with rent and utility shortfalls.