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Sports

Cappy’s Crew takes BGM tourney

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BROOKLYN– For the fifth time in six years, Clear Creek Amana (CCA) won the BGM (Brooklyn, Guernsey and Malcom) High School baseball tournament. The Clippers defeated the Bears of BGM and the Big Reds of Centerville for the win Saturday, May 28.
CCA escaped the Bears, 6-5, in game one of the tournament. Cappy’s Crew put up three runs in the top of the first inning as Cody Armstrong scored on a Jake Neubauer single, and Neubauer came home on a two-run homer by Robby Swails.

Creek Girls split with Blue Raiders

CCA falls, 3-7, then wins, 6-5, against Anamosa

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ANAMOSA– The Clear Creek Amana (CCA) varsity softball girls suffered an early season setback Thursday, May 26, on the road against Anamosa as they split with the Blue Raiders in a doubleheader. Anamosa took the first game, 7-3, while the Creek Girls won the nightcap, 6-5, dropping the Clippers to 1-2 on the season.

Iowa City West Math Club wins State Math Championship

IOWA CITY– The Iowa City West High School Math Club competed Saturday, April 23, at the State of Iowa Math Championship in Iowa City. At the event, the Iowa City West High Math Club earned the State Math Championship for the 12th consecutive year and for the 17th time in the event’s 18-year history.
Final overall large school results: First place – Iowa City West, 340.5 points; second place – Des Moines Central Academy, 265.2 points; third place – Northwest Junior High, 193.8 points
Individual winners from West High include:

1982 Flashback part two

Hawk Talk

This is the second part of a look back to the year 1982.
Hayden Fry was in his fourth year as the Iowa Hawkeye head football coach.

In 1982, “E.T.” was one of the top movies, “Don’t You Want Me” by the Human League was one of the top songs and “Magnum P.I.” was one of the top TV shows.
In sports, the San Francisco 49ers won the Super Bowl, the St. Louis Cardinals won the World Series and the Philadelphia 76ers won the NBA championship.

Girls 10th

Solon competes in 3A State Co-ed Track and Field Meet

By Joe Wilkinson
Special to the Economist

Misel second in discus, fourth in shot; Durr fourth in high jump

DES MOINES– With an early meet boost from the field events, Solon’s girls put together a top-10 team finish at the 2016 state track meet May 19-21 at Drake Stadium in Des Moines.

Durr scores 100th

SOLON– Going into the home finale May 19 against Mid-Prairie, Josie Durr needed six goals to reach 100 for her high school career.
With only a single goal scored in the first half for Durr, it took an offensive onslaught in the second period, but she reached the mark with about four minutes left in the match.
The home crowd cheered, helped up signs and released balloons to mark the occasion as Durr jogged back to midfield to be congratulated by teammates.
The Lady Spartans overwhelmed Mid-Prairie 8-0 for a Senior Night victory.

Boys 17th

Roeder and 4x800 take fifth, 4x100 takes sixth and Linderbaum takes seventh

DES MOINES– Children grow up learning to swim in the calming, blue, chlorinated waters of the local pool, hoping someday for the blue embrace of the ocean and its much deeper depths.
The Spartans took to those deeper depths on Thursday, May 19, to test their abilities against the best Iowa’s Class 3A had to offer, finishing in a three-way tie, with Grinnell and Assumption, for 17th in a field of 43 teams.

Spartans knock off CP-U, 1-0

SOLON– The last home game was the last match of the regular season for the Solon, and a senior came through on Senior Night.
Parker Mueller’s header in front of the net with four minutes remaining gave the Spartans a 1-0 soccer win over Center Point-Urbana May 17.
Solon controlled the tempo most of the match, with 20 shots on goal to the Stormin’ Pointers two, both saved by goalie Anthony Bullard.

CCA Masters golf outing/fundraiser June 24

AMANA– The Clear Creek Amana (CCA) Masters Golf Outing is a fundraising event for scholarships and endowments for CCA students. The outing will be held Friday, June 24, at the Amana Colonies Golf Course, 451 U Ave. There is a $100 per player or $400 per four-person team entry fee that can be paid the day of the tournament.
To register for this great event call, email or complete an online registration form at www.cca.k12.ia.us and mail it to Brad Fox.

Women of Troy 4th at state co-ed meet

Haight, Welch, Saunders shine for West, Tener tops for CCA

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DES MOINES– The West High Women of Troy took fourth place in team points at the 2016 State Track and Field Co-ed Meet held Thursday through Saturday, May 19-21, at Drake University in Des Moines. Waukee took the Class 4A team title with 83 points, followed by Pleasant Valley (77) and Urbandale (60).

Girls survive visit from Mustangs, 2-1

TIFFIN– The final home game of the 2016 regular high school soccer season was a night of celebration for the Clear Creek Amana (CCA) Clippers.
First was a 2-1 win over the Mustangs of Mount Vernon, improving the Creek Girls’ record to 13-4 while dropping the Mustangs to 5-9.

Boys pound Panthers, 7-0

TIFFIN– Tim Benson’s Creek Boys ended the regular varsity soccer season with their fifth-consecutive win as they pounded the Panthers of Monticello, 7-0, for a Senior Night win. The victory boosted the Clippers’ record to 12-4 while sinking the Panthers to 1-12. The Clippers also claimed the WaMaC West Division Championship, after falling to Center Point-Urbana early in the season, then sailing past the Stormin’ Pointers with the better record at the end.