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Clipper girls seventh at Panther Relays

Brimeyer, Schwarting and shuttle hurdle earn victories

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MOUNT PLEASANT– Mount Pleasant’s Panther girls won their home meet by one-half point over Williamsburg on Tuesday, April 21. Clear Creek Amana’s Clippers finished seventh in the meet that saw Cedar Rapids Prairie, Cedar Rapids Jefferson, Washington, Fort Madison and Keokuk in competition.
Natalie Brimeyer won the 100-meter hurdles while Corrine Schwarting won in the long jump. Brimeyer and Schwarting teamed up with Mia Smith and Megan Lukas for the shuttle hurdle relay, with the foursome winning in 1:07.28 ahead of a Drake Relays appearance.

CCA girls make it 6-0

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TIFFIN– Clear Creek Amana’s (CCA) varsity girls soccer team upped its record to 6-0 with wins against Marion and West Liberty ahead of a five-game series on the road.
Hannah Bormann earned a hat trick (three goals) in action Tuesday, April 21, at home against the Marion Indians to lead the Clippers to a 5-0 win against 30-40 mph wind gusts blowing across the field. Kaitlin Riggle scored one goal and the Indians shot themselves in the foot when they turned their own pass into an own goal.

Clipper girls fourth at Washington Invitational

Schwarting, shuttle hurdle team finish first

WASHINGTON– Clear Creek Amana’s (CCA) Corrine Schwarting won both the 100-meter hurdles and long jump on Thursday, April 23, at the 41st annual Washington Girls’ Invitational Track Meet. Schwarting also ran lead for the winning 4x100-meter shuttle hurdle relay, followed by Riley Hennes, Megan Lukas and Nicole Cullen.
The Clippers placed fourth overall in team points, 91, while Benton Community won the meet with 154. Washington, Mount Pleasant, the Clippers and Iowa City’s City High rounded out the field.
The Clippers will host the Pacha Relays on Thursday, April 30, with a 5 p.m. start.

Something old, something new for ICCSD board consideration

Boundary scenarios still under discussion; new resource allocation model to be reviewed

IOWA CITY– It was boundary scenarios, take four.
Iowa City Community School District (ICCSD) board members and administration met again to discuss possible high school and junior high boundaries at the Tuesday, April 14, school board meeting.

Neighbors concerned about septic, runoff issues in proposed two-home subdivision near NL

One house too many

By Lori Lindner
North Liberty Leader
JOHNSON COUNTY– The Johnson County Planning and Zoning (P&Z) Commission has dealt with its share of discontent lately.
After voting 4-1 against a controversial rezoning application for a property on Newport Road, the commission faced another set of neighbors opposed to the subdivision application of Joseph Mattingly of rural Johnson County.

National Alliance for Mental Illness fundraising walk to be April 25

IOWA CITY– The public is invited to join the 11th annual National Alliance for Mental Illness Johnson County (NAMIJC) fundraising walk on April 25, at Terry Trueblood Recreational Center, 4213 Sand Rd. SE, Iowa City. This year’s 9 a.m. speaker will be author, advocate and NAMIJC Honorary Walk Chair; Zach Wahls.
The walk kicks off at 10 a.m. and will circle Sand Lake. This is a family-friendly event with activities for children. Dogs on leashes are welcome. Music will be provided by the Tonya English Band, and complimentary snacks, coffee and water will be provided.

Creek and Luther jazz groups to showcase a Night of Jazz April 25

TIFFIN– The Clear Creek Amana (CCA) instrumental music program will showcase jazz music at the annual Night of Jazz concert on Saturday, April 25, at 7 p.m. at CCA High School’s Performing Arts Center in Tiffin.
CCA jazz bands will share the stage this year with the renowned Luther Jazz Orchestra from Luther College and its music department. Luther will be joining CCA Middle School Jazz Band, CCA Jazz Band and the award-winning CCA Jazz Ensemble.

Tiffin Community Fund to meet with city, school, business leaders

TIFFIN– Tiffin Community Fund, an affiliate of the Community Foundation of Johnson County, will meet with Clear Creek Amana (CCA) school, city and businesses leaders to discuss community needs on Tuesday, April 28, from 7-8 a.m. in the Tiffin City Hall at 300 Railroad St., Tiffin.
Representatives of the Tiffin Community Fund are convening the meeting to connect city, school and business leaders, and to provide opportunities to address concerns and opportunities in the community.

Pantry to hold ribbon cutting, tree planting for new garden April 25

NORTH LIBERTY– Join the North Liberty Community Pantry for a ribbon cutting and tree planting event to open the new Garden for Health project on Saturday, April 25, from 1-3 p.m., at 89 Jones Blvd. in North Liberty.
Volunteers will be hosting a variety of kid friendly activities and more. For information visit www.northlibertycommunitypantry.org/garden/ or Facebook at www.facebook.com/NorthLibertyCommunityPantry .

Reminder: open burning prohibited in North Liberty

NORTH LIBERTY– The North Liberty Fire Department would like to remind North Liberty residents of the city’s Open Burn Policy.
1. Open burning is prohibited throughout the entire city. The burning of yard waste, household items and burn barrels are prohibited.
2. Due to the close proximity of homes in Holiday Lodge and Golfview, no open fires including recreational fire pits, or burning shall be permitted at any time or place within these parks. Charcoal, in a charcoal broiler or grill, for the purpose of cooking food shall be allowed.

Clipper girls undefeated

CCA wins against Washington and CPU

By Chris Umscheid
North Liberty Leader
TIFFIN– It was a successful week for Matt Harding and his Clear Creek Amana (CCA) varsity girls soccer team as they pounded Washington, 11-1, on the road and survived a scare from Center Point-Urbana (CPU), 2-0, at home.
Hannah Bormann and Megan Hall pulled off hat tricks against the Demons of Washington on Monday, April 13, with three goals each and were supported by Morgan Carew (two goals), Carolina Herrera, Hannah Pfister and Kaitlin Riggle.

CCA boys down the West Delaware Hawks

4-0 home win for CCA

TIFFIN– It wasn’t an edge-of-your-seat thriller of a soccer match as there wasn’t much drama on Tuesday, April 14, when the Clear Creek Amana (CCA) Clipper boys varsity soccer team defeated the visiting Hawks of West Delaware 4-0. That was just fine with head coach Tim Benson.
“We’re OK with that. There was plenty of drama the last two games (first two of the season) with an overtime win, and Solon was knocking on the door the whole second half,” Benson said.
In both matches the opponent scored first, forcing the Clippers to come from behind for the win.