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January 26th

Clear Creek Amana High School accepting open enrollment

North Liberty Leader
OXFORD– Students from outside the Clear Creek Amana (CCA) school district will again be able to open enroll into the district and attend the high school in Tiffin.
The district’s school board of directors approved the “Insufficient Space” policy for the 2017-2018 school year at their regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 18, at Clear Creek Elementary (CCE) in Oxford.

January 25th

Women of Troy put up two more wins

Iowa City West girls win 69-45 over Bettendorf, 62-39 over Cedar Rapids Prairie

North Liberty Leader
IOWA CITY– The West High Women of Troy moved to a 13-1 standing in Class 5A with a pair of road wins over Bettendorf and Cedar Rapids Prairie.
West traveled to Bettendorf on Tuesday, Jan. 17, for a non-conference match-up with the Lady Bulldogs and prevailed, 69-45. West led 18-12 at the end of the first period, and thanks to a 24-point barrage in the second quarter, led 42-21 at halftime. The Bulldogs outscored West High 11-8 in the third period but the Women of Troy took a 50-32 advantage into the final quarter. It was Bettendorf’s second loss of the season.

Trojan win over the Bulldogs makes four in a row

IC West dispatches Bettendorf, 59-45

IOWA CITY– The West High Trojans improved to 9-1 on the season as they picked up their fourth consecutive win after a pre-Christmas upset by Cedar Rapids Prairie by biting the Bulldogs of Bettendorf, 59-45, Tuesday, Jan. 17, at home.

Creek Boys stumble against Bobcats

Benton Community downs CCA, 76-56

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VAN HORNE– The Bobcats of Benton Community handed the Clear Creek Amana (CCA) Clippers their 11th loss of the season Tuesday, Jan. 17, in boys’ varsity basketball. The Bobcats defeated the Creek Boys, 76-56, in Van Horne.
Benton Community took an early lead and won the first period, 16-6, and held a comfortable 36-21 lead at the half. The Bobcats were up 54-35 heading into the final eight minutes.

Creek Boys ninth at Waverly-Shell Rock’s Rick Caldwell Invite

Murphy 2nd, Rohert 3rd

Creek Boys ninth at Waverly-Shell Rock’s Rick Caldwell Invite
North Liberty Leader
WAVERLY– Clear Creek Amana’s (CCA) varsity wrestlers finished ninth in team points at the 2017 Rick Caldwell Invitational hosted by Waverly-Shell Rock High School on Saturday, Jan. 21, in Waverly. The host Go Hawks won the team championship with 252 points, with Fort Dodge (220), Crestwood (174), Ankeny Centennial (170.5) and Storm Lake (101) rounding out the top five teams.

Clippers split on the mats with Pointers, Mustangs

CCA gets past CP-U, but falls to Independence

TIFFIN– The wrestling Creek Boys of Clear Creek Amana (CCA) split a double dual meet Thursday, Jan. 19, at home against Center Point-Urbana (CP-U) and Independence. The Clippers pulled off a 41-30 win over the Stormin’ Pointers of CP-U but fell 39-30 against the Independence Mustangs.

Knights joust area teams, emerge victorious

North Liberty Leader
NORTH LIBERTY– The eighth grade girls’ basketball team at North Central Junior High (NCJH) went 2-0 Monday, Jan. 23, against South East Junior High.
The Knights’ A, B and C teams took on the Little Hawks at the NCJH gym.
North Central beat South East, 30-19, in the A game and 10-8 in the C game. The Knights fell to the Little Hawks, 18-20, in overtime of the B game.

West wrestlers win over CRs Jefferson, Xavier

Trojan varsity over J-Hawks and Saints on the mat

IOWA CITY– The West High Trojans took both sides of a varsity double dual meet Thursday, Jan. 19, at home as they took down Cedar Rapids Jefferson, 54-13, and pinned Cedar Rapids Xavier 47-21.

Another win for the Bolts

Liberty High boys zap CR Kennedy Cougars, 54-34

By Chris Umscheid
North Liberty Leader
IOWA CITY– The debut season for the Liberty High School “Lightning Bolts” continued to go well as the Cedar Rapids Kennedy Cougars (Green squad) joined the ranks of those zapped by the Lightning Thursday, Jan. 19, in a freshman game at Iowa City West High.

Troop 216 to host chili supper Feb. 4

NORTH LIBERTY– North Liberty Boy Scout Troop 216 will host its 37th annual Chili Supper from 4:30-7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at the North Liberty Community Center.
Tickets are $5. Children 5 and under are admitted free. The dinner includes all-you-can-eat meat or vegetarian chili, bread, drinks and a variety of homemade desserts, including traditional Scout cobbler.
The dinner is the troop’s primary annual fundraising event. Proceeds help cover the cost of high adventure trips, summer camp and other activities for the troop’s 30 Scouts.