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May 13th

A look back at the Hawkeye women 2017

Hawk Talk

The Iowa women’s basketball team finished the season with a 20-14 record, 8-8 in the Big Ten.
That’s the eighth time the Hawkeyes have won 20 games in the last 10 years.
I sat down with Iowa Assistant Coach Jenni Fitzgerald, who has been on Lisa Bluder’s staff at Iowa for all 17 seasons.
Before that, Jenni coached eight years at Drake with Lisa.
She also was the starting point guard for the Drake Bulldogs from 1986-91, where she was a captain her senior year and first team all-conference.

Public invited to observe bird banding at F.W. Kent Park Saturday, May 13

OXFORD– For the past three years, Johnson County Conservation (JCC) collaborated with federally licensed bird banders to survey bird populations at F.W. Kent Park. The public is invited to observe the banding process on Saturday, May 13, from 9 a.m. to noon. The event will take place at the bird blind near the Conservation Education Center.

Dick Tomkins

Dick Tomkins, 69, of Ely, passed away following years of declining health, Saturday, April 15, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids. A graveside service was held Wednesday, April 19, at Czech National Cemetery, Cedar Rapids. Arrangements with Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cedar Rapids.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley; children, Richard Tomkins, Jr. (Karen) and John Tomkins (Herminia); stepsons, Donnie and Michael Scholl; grandchildren, Brandon, Johnna and Bryan; and siblings, Bill Tomkins and Mary Jordan (David).

Quinn P. Houlahan

Quinn Patrick Houlahan, 22, of rural Solon, died Tuesday, May 2, 2017.
A time celebrating Quinn’s life was held Sunday, May 7, at the Celebration Farm, 4996 Robin Woods Ln. NE in Iowa City. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Quinn’s memory to honor his life for years to come. To share a thought, memory or condolence go to the funeral home website, www.gayandciha.com. Gay and Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service is caring for Quinn’s family and his arrangements.

Stopping along the way

Food For Thought

It wasn’t until I had my own car and my own schedule I learned the pleasures of taking the scenic drive and enjoying the journey, not just dwelling on getting to the destination.

May 7th

IC West wins, 10-0, over CR Jefferson

Trojans shell the J-Hawks at Lower Kingston

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CEDAR RAPIDS– West High’s varsity Trojans improved to 7-2 overall Tuesday, April 25, on the road at Lower Kingston in Cedar Rapids where they pounded the winless Jefferson J-Hawks, 10-0.
Sam Choi opened the Trojans’ attack with a goal in the second minute of the first half and went on to complete the hat trick (three goals) later in the period. Choi finished with five goals. His second came in the sixth minute after the ball bounced off of the Jefferson keeper’s hands for a rebound shot.

Clear Creek Amana golf

Clipper golfers eighth at West Liberty invitational

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WEST LIBERTY– The Clear Creek Amana (CCA) varsity boys golf team competed in West Liberty’s Invitational Tournament Tuesday, April 25, and came home in eighth place overall.
Central DeWitt won the meet with a total score of 320, followed by Wilton (335), West Branch (356), Winfield-Mount Union (356), Durant (358), Mid-Prairie (362), North Cedar (364), the Clippers (372), Iowa City Regina (388) and the host Comets (390).

Creek Girls eighth at Stormin’ Pointer Invite

Rollers win high jump and discus

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CENTER POINT– The Clear Creek Amana (CCA) girls’ track and field team placed eighth Monday, April 24, at Center Point-Urbana’s (CP-U) Stormin’ Pointer Invitational. Solon won the meet with 145 points, followed by CP-U (100), Maquoketa Valley (57), North Linn (50), Springville (48), Alburnett and Jesup (42 each), the Clippers (41), Monticello (36) and Central City (26).
The Rollers picked up the only wins for the Creek Girls with Andrea taking the high jump by clearing 4-8 and Mariah winning the discus with a 109-7 throw.

Women of Troy second, Trojans sixth at CRANDIC 9/10 meet

Severt, Ince, Hamed, Little earn wins, Sorge and Gudenkauf take runner-up spots

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CEDAR RAPIDS– The Iowa City West High Women of Troy finished second in overall team points Monday, April 24, at Cedar Rapids Washington’s CRANDIC 9/10 track and field meet held at Kingston Stadium. Cedar Rapids Prairie won the girls’ meet with 135 points, followed by West (112), City High (104), Cedar Rapids Jefferson (68), Cedar Rapids Kennedy (65), Linn-Mar (51), the host Warriors (29) and Cedar Rapids Xavier (10).

IC West girls’ tennis tames Linn-Mar, 6-3, improves to 11-0 on the season

Women of Troy remain undefeated with win over Lions

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MARION– Iowa City West High’s Women of Troy remained undefeated on the tennis court Tuesday, April 25, defeating the Linn-Mar Lions, 6-3. The win boosted West’s record to 11-0 overall, 8-0 in the Mississippi Valley Conference.
Abby Jans, Jessica Moonjely and Meg Moreland picked up individual wins in the meet.
West travels to Cedar Rapids Jefferson on Thursday, May 4, for a 4 p.m. dual meet and remains on the road with a Tuesday, May 9, trip to Dubuque Senior.
The Women of Troy host a Class 2A regional singles and doubles tournament Thursday, May 18, at 9 a.m.