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June 3rd

West high girls’ golf

Amelon earns MVC Athlete of the Year

2017 All-Division girls’ golf selections released
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IOWA CITY– West High’s Jordan Amelon earned Mississippi Valley Conference (MVC) Mississippi Division Athlete of the Year honors in the 2017 All-Division golf selections released Tuesday, May 23.
Dubuque Wahlert’s Katie Lenart was named the Division Coach of the Year while Wahlert took the Division Team Championship.

West high tennis

Women of Troy win state tennis quarterfinals

Iowa City West bests Cedar Rapids Prairie, 5-1
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CEDAR RAPIDS– Iowa City West High’s Women of Troy varsity tennis team handed Cedar Rapids Prairie a 5-1 loss in Class 2A state quarterfinal round action Tuesday, May 23, at the Westfield Tennis Club in Cedar Rapids. It was the second time this season West beat the defending state champion Prairie Hawks, slipping past them, 5-4, in April.

Senior Night a success for the Clippers

CCA closes out the regular season with wins over Anamosa and Monticello

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TIFFIN– Tim Benson and his Clear Creek Amana (CCA) varsity boys’ soccer team closed out the regular season with a pair of shutout wins. The Creek Boys shelled visiting Anamosa 9-0 Tuesday, May 16, on Senior Night and journeyed to Monticello to blast the Panthers 7-0 Thursday, May 18. The wins improved CCA’s record to 10-6 ahead of postseason play and a shot at returning to the state tournament in Des Moines.

Rough start on the diamond for the Creek Boys

CCA falls, 7-4 and 12-8, to the Demons

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TIFFIN– Cappy’s Boys had a rough opening to the 2017 varsity baseball season at Clear Creek Amana (CCA) High School in Tiffin. “Cappy,” a grizzled sea captain, is the unofficial mascot of the Clippers, AKA: “The Creek Boys.”
Washington’s Demons visited in Tiffin on Wednesday, May 24, and took both halves of a doubleheader, 7-4 and 12-8, on the diamond.

Clippers get burned in softball season opener

Beckman Blazers beat CCA, 7-2 and 15-11

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DYERSVILLE– Clear Creek Amana’s varsity softball team sailed into rough waters and sank Wednesday, May 24, in Dyersville as the Beckman Catholic Blazers took both halves of a doubleheader to open the 2017 season. Beckman took the opener, 7-2, and won the nightcap, 15-11.

Trojans return to state soccer tourney

Wins over Mason City and Waterloo West send IC West back to Des Moines

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IOWA CITY– Iowa City West High’s Trojan varsity boys’ soccer team returns to Cownie Soccer Park in Des Moines for the Class 3A State Soccer Tournament thanks to a pair of substate wins.
The Trojans started the postseason with a first-round bye while Mason City and Cedar Falls did battle in Cedar Falls on Monday, May 22, with the Mohawks winning 3-2 and advancing to face the 11-7 Trojans on Barker Field Wednesday, May 24. The Trojans pounded the 3-12 Mohawks, 8-0.

Indians deny Clippers tourney trip

Marion boys take CCA 2A substate final 1-0

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MARION– The Clear Creek Amana (CCA) varsity boys’ soccer team hasn’t been to the state tournament since 2014, and the Marion Indians ensured the Creek Boys will have to wait at least one more year by ending the Clippers’ season 1-0 Saturday, May 27, in a Class 2A substate final in Marion.
The Indians dealt what turned out to be the fatal blow in the 34th minute of the first half. The Clippers outshot the Indians, but were unable to score throughout the 80 minutes. The loss ended CCA’s season at 11-7 while Marion improved to 11-4.

Trojans, Women of Troy division champs

Craig takes MVC Coach of the Year

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American Legion and Boy Scouts honor sacrifice on Memorial Day

NORTH LIBERTY– Memorial Day has become, for many, a day to hunt for bargains, grill out, and otherwise celebrate the unofficial start of summer and summer fun. The day originally was designated to remember America’s war dead. American Legion Post 1976 and Boy Scout Troop 216, both located in North Liberty, did their part to keep alive the tradition of honoring those soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines who made the ultimate sacrifice with a brief morning ceremony Monday, May 29, at the Ridgewood Cemetery off of Scales Bend Road.

North Bend Active Minds camp open coming June and July

NORTH LIBERTY– North Bend Elementary physical education teacher Jared Carder announced the return of the Active Minds summer camp this week. There will be two sessions, in June and July, and younger students will be accepted.