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May 13th, 2017

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.

Women of Troy unbeaten

IC West beats Jefferson, 9-0, and Cedar Falls, 6-2

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IOWA CITY– The West High Women of Troy improved to 9-0 on the season and 5-0 in the Mississippi Valley Conference (MVC) with a pair of wins.
West bombed the Cedar Rapids Jefferson J-Hawks, 9-0, Tuesday, April 25, at home on Barker Field. West sank five goals in the first half and four in the second for the win, led by Regan Steigleder with four goals and one assist. Emma Cooper put in three goals and three assists. Carlin Morsch and Rachel Olson added one goal apiece. Morsch, Lexi Shaffer, Marnie Vonderhaar and Lizzie Raley each had assists.

Trojans top at City High’s Forwald Coleman Relays, Women of Troy take second

Nock, Greiner, Welch, Dusterhoft, Nugent, Caruthers and West take wins for West High

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IOWA CITY– Six team points separated Iowa City West High’s Trojans from West Des Moines Valley for the boys’ championship Thursday, April 20, at City High’s Forwald-Coleman Relays. The West High guys amassed 162 points for the win to Valley’s 156. Pleasant Valley was third with 115, followed by Linn-Mar (99), the host Little Hawks (81), Southeast Polk (60), Des Moines East (38) and Muscatine (26).
The Women of Troy took the girls’ runner-up spot behind team champion Waukee.

Welch and Dusterhoft win at Drake Relays

Girls’ relay runners take second

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DES MOINES– Valerie Welch and Leah Dusterhoft won championships at the 2017 Drake Relays in Des Moines. The three-day event ran from Thursday, April 21, through Saturday, April 29, with middle school, high school, college, university and other athletes competing on the famous Blue Oval track at Drake University.