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Archive

December 28th

West nearly sweeps Warriors on the lanes

Price, Bys and Stark win against Cedar Rapids Washington

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CEDAR RAPIDS– Iowa City West High’s bowlers almost pulled off a complete sweep over the Cedar Rapids Washington Warriors Friday, Dec. 16, at Lancer Lanes in Cedar Rapids.

Trojans compete in The Battle of Waterloo

West High beats W. Delaware, Mason City and Cedar Falls

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WATERLOO– Iowa City West High’s Trojan wrestlers competed in the 2016 Battle of Waterloo Friday and Saturday, Dec. 16 and 17, at Young Arena. The Trojans were second in pool action with an 84-0 win (all forfeits) over Mason City, a 42-36 loss to Lisbon and a 42-34 win over Cedar Falls. West advanced to bracket play; finishing fourth with a 45-30 quarterfinal win over West Delaware, a 48-21 loss to North Scott and a 41-30 loss in a rematch with rival City High.

2018 UWW World Cup Coming to Carver-Hawkeye

IOWA CITY– United World Wrestling, the international wrestling federation, has awarded the 2018 Freestyle World Cup to USA Wrestling, which will host the event at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on the campus of the University of Iowa, April 21-22.
The World Cup is the annual international dual meet championships, and features the top eight men’s freestyle wrestling teams in the world. It is one of the most prestigious and important international wrestling events held each year, and will feature many of the top freestyle stars in the world.

Blitzing the Prairie Hawks

Iowa City West rolls over Cedar Rapids Prairie, 70-39

IOWA CITY– West High’s Women of Troy met little resistance Tuesday, Dec. 20, as they overhauled the Prairie Hawks of Cedar Rapids Prairie, 70-39, at home. West quickly built a lead in the first quarter, and was never threatened by Prairie (2-7 overall, 2-3 in Mississippi Valley Conference play).
West took the first period, 22-10, and was ahead 39-20 at the half.

Solon Parks & Rec

Basketball referees needed for third-sixth grade boys’ basketball: Applicants need to be in high school or older and have prior experience in either playing or refereeing basketball. Games will be played on Saturdays in the Lakeview Elementary gym (Jan. 14, Jan. 21, Jan. 28, Feb. 4, and Feb. 11) from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Referees will be paid $10 per game. If you have questions, call or text Mike Reeve at 319-594-1978 or email mike-reeve@solon-iowa.com.

Solon moves to 6-1 with 72-45 romp over Keokuk

SOLON– Senior Jake Coons controlled the tip-off in the non-conference varsity basketball matchup against winless Keokuk Dec. 20 in Solon.
It was a tap pass to junior Luke Ira, who broke for the basket and a quick layup for a 2-0 lead.
It was a good start.
And despite a brief first-quarter lead by the visiting Chiefs, the Spartans controlled the game, rolling to a 72-45 win.
Jake Coons set the tone early with 13 of his 21 points in the first half.

Spartans dominate

Solon grabs 25 pins against Keokuk, PCM and Wilton in home duals

SOLON– It was a clean sweep for the Spartan wrestlers at the Solon Duals on Thursday, Dec. 22.
The Solon varsity wrestlers led the scoreboard all night, going 3-0 in matchups against Keokuk, Prairie City Monroe (PCM) and Wilton.
“I thought it was one of our best performances of the season,” said Solon Head Coach Blake Williams. “It’s a good way to head into break. Hopefully we’ll carry that momentum over once we start back up in January.”

Solon News by Lenna See

Dick and Marie Bartosh of Irwin, Missouri, spent a few days visiting with Norma Kubicheck of Sutliff, Bim Reyhons, Bill and Sue Reyhons, and Gary and Nona Reyhons.

Jim Stahle entertained with a dinner at his home on Thanksgiving Day. Guests attending were Kristen and her husband from California, Diane and Gene LaSurer of Des Moines, Doug and Huey Stahle, Carl and Angie Stahle and family, Terry and Leslie Swenson, Adam and Amanda Stahle and family, and Mary Brannaman.

Ely News by Lenna See

Rebecca See and Ronald See spent Saturday, Dec. 3, shopping in Galena, Illinois, visiting the ministry chapel of the Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters in Wisconsin and touring the Grotto in Dickeyville, Wisconsin.

Rebecca and Ronald See of Dubuque attended the Loras College Christmas concert at the Nativity Catholic Church in Dubuque on Friday evening, Dec. 2.

Swisher American Legion Super Bowl Sunday Chili Cook Off Feb. 5

SWISHER– The Swisher American Legion will be hosting its Super Bowl Sunday Chili Cook Off Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, at the Legion. Entries must be to the Legion by 2 p.m. to be considered for first, second and third place prizes. One entry per person. The entry fee is $5.
After judging is complete, the public is welcome to an all-you-can-eat chili supper for $5.