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April 28th, 2018

Women of Troy take Trojans in tennis

WATERLOO– Iowa City West High’s varsity girls tennis team improved to 2-0 on the season Tuesday, April 10, with a 9-0 road win over Waterloo East.
Emma Koch, Jessica Moonjely, Vivian Mitchell, Caroline Chandler, Natalie Katz and Morgan Hawkins won their singles matches, with Moonjely and Mitchell, Audrey Koch and Chandler, and Katz and Hawkins winning in doubles play.

IC West Women take three straight

Rain delay and missing top two players didn’t hinder IC West
Rain delay and missing top two players didn’t hinder IC West North Liberty Leader DUBUQUE– Rain delayed the start of tennis matches by three-and-a-half hours Saturday, April 21, and the Iowa City West Women of Troy were short their top-two singles players, Emma and Audrey Koch, but nonetheless the team knocked off Wahlert and Hempstead to improve to 6-0 in the Mississippi Valley Conference (MVC). West High defeated Wahlert, 5-4, and Hempstead, 6-3. “Without our number one and two singles players in the lineup, the Women of Troy stepped up and came out victorious against last year’s co-conf

Women of Troy win Don Newell Relays

Ince, Malloy-Salgado, Nock, Severt and Haight win for West High

Ince, Malloy-Salgado, Nock, Severt and Haight win for West High
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OTTUMWA– The Iowa City West High varsity girls track and field team got a long-awaited taste of spring on Tuesday, April 17, as they competed in Ottumwa’s 69th annual Don Newell Relays. The Women of Troy won the meet with 144 team points, besting runner-up Benton Community by 22 points. The host Bulldogs were fourth with 67.

Liberty varsity girls golf

Liberty girls golf drops close one to Bears

West Branch 209, Liberty High 212

CORALVILLE– Liberty High’s varsity girls golf team is “getting better every time out,” said coach Brian Wernimont after the Lightning dropped a close match Tuesday, April 17, at Brown Deer Golf Course, to West Branch. The Bears won 209 to the Bolts’ 212. Aleah Rocha, from West Branch, won with 48, while Liberty’s Neely Maurus was the runner up with 49. Cassidy Sundine shot a career-best 51 in the match.

Creek Boys sixth at Cardinal Coed

Sexton second, O’Connor and Moore third

WELLMAN– The Clear Creek Amana (CCA) boys track and field team tied for seventh place with the Oskaloosa Indians Tuesday, April 17, at Mid-Prairie’s Hawk Coed Relays.
Mount Pleasant won the meet with 148 team points and the host Hawks were the runner-up team, while CCA and Oskaloosa tied for seventh with 26 points. CCA’s WaMaC rivals Williamsburg and Anamosa were fourth and fifth, respectively.

Leader-area athletes to 2018 Drake Relays

Liberty High sends first two Drake qualifiers

JOHNSON COUNTY– Student athletes from Clear Creek Amana, Liberty High School and Iowa City West High will compete in the 2018 Drake Relays at Drake University in Des Moines this weekend. High school competition runs from Thursday, April 26, through Saturday, April 28.
West High will send athletes in 21 events, while Clear Creek Amana qualified for three. Liberty High School, in its first year, is sending two athletes: Camille Mac and Taylor Cannon for the 3,00-meter run and 100-meter hurdles, respectively.

Iowa City West
Gabe Caruthers, 100-meter dash.

Little Hawks shock Trojans

City High sweeps West in annual doubleheader

IOWA CITY– A fierce battle and stunning moments always ensue when West High and City High meet on the University of Iowa’s soccer field, and the 2018 meeting was no different.

April 27th

2018 spring football final

Hawk Talk

Last Friday at Kinnick Stadium, the Hawkeye football team had a controlled scrimmage to wrap up spring ball.
I think I’ve talked about this before, but I’m not a fan of Friday night spring scrimmages. I really enjoy Saturday afternoon for ending spring practice.
There was an announced attendance of 9,300 which was a little high, I thought.
Also the media gets to sit in the press box and I would rather be on the field.
When I’m in the press box, it’s like you are watching the games from the moon.

Beauty and the Beast dance in Tiffin

TIFFIN– True love and internal beauty won out over vanity and ego as the Clear Creek Amana (CCA) High School Drama Department performed the musical version of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” Thursday, April 19, through Saturday, April 22, in the Performing Arts Center, in Tiffin.

An effluent fit for the affluent

North Liberty’s advanced wastewater treatment plant

NORTH LIBERTY– It’s safe to say North Liberty’s a special place. And while the growing community maintains its small town ambiance, it certainly doesn’t cut corners. Even the city’s approach to wastewater treatment is top-notch– just ask newly appointed Superintendent Drew Lammers.
“Everybody throughout the city, residents included, should be proud of what we have,” Lammers remarked.

Plant overview

Built in 1967, North Liberty’s wastewater treatment plant underwent major upgrades in 1998 when it was a sequential batch reactor (SBR) facility.