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April 26th, 2018

CCA Community Clean-up Day

Friday, April 27

TIFFIN– The annual Clear Creek Amana (CCA) High School Community Clean-up Day will be held on Friday, April 27. CCA High School students from the Student Assistance Team/Interact along with National Honor Society will volunteer their day to help our older community members with yard work, windows, small household chores and general spring cleaning.

Be a Hunger Hero, May 12

SOLON– The 4th Annual Be a Hunger Hero Fundraiser will be held on Saturday, May 12, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Solon Recreation and Nature Area. The 5K run will start at 8 a.m. and the 1 mile run/walk will start at 9 a.m. Registration can be done online at GetMeRegistered.com, or onsite starting at 7:15 a.m. Strollers and dogs are welcome.
Participants are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite heroes.

Nominate Solon Senior of the Year

SOLON– May is national Older American’s Month and the Senior Advocates are seeking nominations for the 2018 Solon Senior of the Year.

April 25th

Community Clean-up Day April 30

SOLON– Solon High School Community Clean-up Day will be on Monday, April 30, in the afternoon. Businesses or individuals wanting specific help with spring cleaning projects should contact the high school office at 319-624-2381 to be added to the list.

NLCP Planting Party season kickoff April 26

NORTH LIBERTY– Growing Together Garden, North Liberty Community Pantry’s 9,600-square-foot educational garden, invites the community to the annual Planting Party on Thursday, April 26, from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Individuals and families are welcome to stop by Growing Together Garden, 89 N Jones Blvd in North Liberty, anytime during the event to learn basic planting skills, put seeds in the ground, or simply tour the garden space. Snacks and gardening equipment will be provided. All ages welcome and no gardening experience required, in fact, beginning gardeners are encouraged to attend.

April 20th

Boats and Bolts run Denny White Relays

CCA and Liberty score wins

MOUNT PLEASANT– Clear Creek Amana’s (CCA) Clippers (“Boats”) and the Lightning of Liberty High (“Bolts”) were able to take advantage of decent weather Thursday, April 12 as both teams ran in Mount Pleasant High School’s Denny White Relays. The Bolts and Boats were among the Class A teams with the Creek Boys finishing second in points.

Creek Boys bit by the Sabers

Central DeWitt takes down CCA

DEWITT– The Clear Creek Amana (CCA) varsity boys soccer team suffered its second loss of the season on Tuesday, April 10, to the Sabers of Central Clinton, on the road in DeWitt. The Sabers defeated the Clippers, 3-0.
Junior Blake Malli, the Creek Boys’ keeper, made nine saves through 80 minutes of play.
The Clippers travel to Center Point-Urbana on Thursday, April 19, for a 4:30 p.m. match and visit West Liberty on Monday, April 23, with a 5 p.m. start. The Creek Boys visit Marion on Tuesday, April 24, at 4:30 p.m.

Trojans win Hempstead’s Mustangs Relays

West, McAreavy, Gannon, Green win for West High

DUBUQUE– Iowa City West High’s Trojans were denied their home track and field meet two consecutive Saturdays by cold, wind and rain, but managed to pick up a meet win Thursday, April 12, at Dalzell Field in Dubuque at the Dubuque Hempstead Men’s Mustangs Relays.
West High’s varsity team took the meet with 130 points, The Rams of Dubuque Senior took the runner-up spot with 123.50 and the host Mustangs were seventh with 67.

Women of Troy second at Johnston Invitational

Malloy-Salgado, Nock, Haight, Severt win for IC

JOHNSTON– The Iowa City West High Women of Troy track and field team took the runner-up spot in Johnston’s Craig Oldham Invitational Tuesday, April 10. Waukee won the meet with 191 team points, while West High put up 95 for the number-two spot.
Kiara Malloy-Salgado, Bailey Nock, Chandler Haight and Katie Severt posted wins for West in the 800-meter run, 3,000-meter run, discus and long jump, respectively. The 4x800-meter relay team also won.
Deniz Ince and Haight took second place in the 3,000-meter run and shot put, as well.

Creek Girls tie for ninth at Early Bird Relays

Lacina, Schrock and Roller take runner-ups

ANAMOSA– The Clear Creek Amana (CCA) varsity girls track and field team tied with Independence for ninth place in team points at Anamosa’s Early Bird Relays Tuesday, April 10. Cedar Rapids Prairie won the meet with 155.50 points, while WaMaC teams Marion and Center Point-Urbana (CPU) were seventh and eighth respectively (53.00, 45.00) The Clippers and Mustangs put up 43 team points, while the host Blue Raiders were sixth with 54.