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Sports

Clipper boys’ soccer wins five straight

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TIFFIN– They righted the ship.
The Clear Creek Amana (CCA) boys varsity soccer team overcame three losses in a row at the start of the season and have posted five straight wins and three consecutive shut-outs against WaMaC West foes with two matches left in the regular season. With a 5-1 record in the WaMaC West Division, CCA is in a three-way tie for first place with Marion and Center Point-Urbana and holds an 8-4-2 record overall.

Trojans MVC divisional track champs

West High’s sophomores, varsity lead the way

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DUBUQUE– Dalzell Field in Dubuque was the site Thursday, May 8, for the Mississippi Valley Conference (MVC) Mississippi Division boys conference meet. The West High Trojans emerged as the champions in both sophomore and varsity competition with 128 team points for the varsity and 120 for the sophs. Together the Trojan track and field teams racked up 10 first-place finishes and seven second-place finishes in 36 events in total.

Clipper boys place fifth at WaMaC divisional golf

Klingeman leads CCA

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SHELLSBURG– The Clear Creek Amana boys golf team placed fifth in the WaMaC West Boys Divisional Golf Tournament held at the Wildcat Golf Course in Shellsburg Monday, May 5.
Marion won the meet with a score of 160 and Williamsburg’s Zach Buch was the top golfer, posting a 37 on the day, while Jacob Klingeman led the Clippers with a score of 42. Nolan Navara had 44 strokes, Cal Miller also posted 44, Dylan Wolfe had 46, and Killian Walters and Coltyn Schulte both put up 49.

Women of Troy come in second at MVC divisional meet May 8

Benedict and Welch winners for West High

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WATERLOO– The West High Women of Troy track and field team finished second in varsity competition to rival City High Thursday, May 8, at the Mississippi Valley Conference (MVC) Mississippi Division meet.
The Little Hawks varsity team took the division championship with 166 team points to West’s 150.
In Junior Varsity (JV) competition, Cedar Rapids Kennedy won with 132 points. The West JV squad was fourth with 77.

Lady Spartans fall to No. 1 Assumption, beat Mustangs

MOUNT VERNON– Friday’s 5-2 win against the Mount Vernon Mustangs boosted Solon’s Lady Spartans to a 6-1 varsity soccer record.
Once again the girls proved that hard work and great coaching are the key to a winning season. Seniors Anna Seydel and Brianna Pike and freshman Josie Durr scored a goal each with junior Emma Moss bringing home two goals.
Seydel and Durr each had an assist, as did Jade Flansburg, while Ali Herdliska had two.

4x400 decides CCA’s Pacha Relays in Lady Spartan’s favor

Girls track team looks ahead to conference and regional meets

By Joe Wilkinson
Special to the Economist
TIFFIN– In a week which saw one rainout, one meet title, and one meet decided after publication deadline, Solon’s girls head into the home stretch of the 2014 track season with combinations in mind.
Which individual entries should rack up points at conference, regional and… hopefully… state? Or should they team up for stronger relay performances? The track and field chess match is in play, with Solon going to the WaMaC meet Thursday in Vinton and the regional meet next week at Marion.