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July 5th

Solon snaps back

SOLON– The top-ranked Solon Spartans shook off the first two losses of the season and rattled off six wins last week.
Solon traveled to Central DeWitt and Waterloo Columbus before returning home to host Clear Creek Amana (CCA) in doubleheader action last week.
It was CCA’s Clippers that provided the biggest challenge.
Solon’s Brandon Shulista scattered six hits and no earned runs againt the Clippers in a 9-3 win Friday, July 1. Shulista struck out 10 batters while walking four. Nolan Asprey pitched an inning of relief. The Clippers were held scoreless until the top of the sixth inning.

Lady Spartans top No. 1 CCA

OXFORD — The seventh-ranked Solon Lady Spartans handed No. 1 Clear Creek Amana (CCA) its second loss of the season with a 10-6 win on the Clippers’ home diamond last Thursday.
The two teams traded the lead in the first inning, Solon put four big runs on the board in the second, and CCA climbed back within a run in the bottom of the third.
For two tense innings it was nip and tuck, but the Lady Spartans broke out to a 9-4 lead with four more runs in the top of the sixth inning and added an insurance run in the seventh.

Solon Middle School girls break armload of track records

SOLON– Running in conditions ranging from near winter to mid-summer; Solon middle school track girls faced a jump to large school competition, had an individual state meet champion and another runner-up, broke an armload of school records and beat just about everybody they faced in the 7th and 8th grade seasons this spring.

Register for 18th Annual Solon Beef Days Run

Registration – before July 12th :
1 Mile – $8.00/5K – $10.00
http://beefdays.com/entry-forms/race-entry-form/

Race Day 6:30-7:30 a.m. @ race location :
1 Mile – $10.00/5K – $15.00

The Beef Days Run is fast with gentle rolling hills. The start and finish are near Lakeview Elementary School.
Medals to the top three male & female finishers in each age division. Trophies will be awarded to the top male & female finishers in each race.

Information:
Brad & Regina Randall 319-624-2857

Road, trail projects compete for funds

IOWA CITY– Three area road improvement projects and one trail initiative may see funds if recommendations from the Metropolitan Planning Organization of Johnson County (MPOJC) are approved at a July 13 meeting.

Multiplication problem?

NORTH LIBERTY– Prompted by demand, North Liberty officials have been taking a closer look at the city’s growth; not just its population numbers, but its physical layout and the type of development occurring within and around the city.
The demand, said City Planner Dean Wheatley, is coming from developers asking to build additional multi-family housing neighborhoods. The problem is that land zoned for that type of housing is dwindling.

Aid for ailing grades

TIFFIN — Having credit is crucial.
As an adult, credit can be the deciding factor in a number of financial endeavors. As a student, credit determines whether you will advance to the next grade level, graduate, or be held back a year. In the past, students with less-than-satisfactory grades endured an arduous program known as summer school; long days suffering in the classroom while their more successful classmates enjoyed the summer.

Blues & BBQ seeks volunteers

NORTH LIBERTY– Liberty Centre Blues & BBQ is back. After being stormed out May 29, the Redux will be on Saturday, July 23. Same place - Liberty Centre off of Penn Street in North Liberty. Same time– 12-10 p.m.

TiffinFest is this weekend

TIFFIN– TiffinFest 2011 will be held Friday, July 8, from 6 p.m.-12 a.m. and Saturday, July 9, from 7 a.m.-12 a.m. at Tiffin City Park. Admission is free, and parking will be available at the Tiffin Soccer Field and Clear Creek Amana Middle School. Shuttles will also be available. See the parade at 6 p.m. on Friday, then come to the park for Family Fun Night with amusement rides, food vendors, petting zoo, an outdoor movie (bring lawn chairs and blankets) and much more.

NL Pantry Thanksgiving in July food drive

NORTH LIBERTY– The North Liberty Community Pantry will be conducting a Thanksgiving in July community-wide food drive.
All the food collected in North Liberty goes to the North Liberty Community Pantry. Drop off food or financial donations at these participating financial institution during the entire month of July. The financial institution that collects the most pounds wins the Traveling Turkey Trophy to display throughout 2011.
Drop-off locations:
• Collins Community Credit Union
• Hills Bank
• Liberty Bank
• MidWestOne Bank
• University Of Iowa Community Credit Union
• US Bank