MV honors Moenck for 300 wins
Six dual meets led to six wins for the West Delaware wrestling team last week, with double-dual wins over South Tama and Williamsburg, at Seedorff Gymnasium, Jan. 21, opening the week before the Hawks went 4-0 at the Center Point-Urbana Duals, Jan. 23.
It was life on the road for the West Delaware boys’ basketball team last week. The Hawks defeated Waverly-Shell Rock, 55-46, Jan. 21, before suffering a 73-59 loss to Solon, Jan. 22. The Hawks closed out the week with a 73-68 win at Camanche, Jan. 23.
Posting their highest match score of the season, the West Delaware girls’ bowling team won its home triangular, Jan. 22. The Hawks posted a score of 2,799, ahead of Wahlert’s 2,596 and Independence’s 2,373.
Coming into the week Maquoketa Valley’s wrestling team was not even sure that the duals against East Buhananc and Lisbon, Jan. 21, would happen due to injuries/illness within the team. The Wildcats were able to get the dual on Thursday night with a depleted lineup suffering two losses. Come …
Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds relaxed spectator restrictions for high school sporting events in a Jan. 8 update to her Public Health Proclamation mitigating the spread of COVID-19 in the state. Previously, a limit of two spectators per athlete was enforced, with that was updated to include memb…
On one side of the floor, you have an undefeated and top-ranked Maquoketa Valley girls’ basketball team. On the other end, you have a 1-13 Edgewood-Colesburg team coming off its first win of the season.
The West Delaware girls’ basketball team may have lost both its games last week, but the Hawks’ efforts against Marion and Williamsburg show a change that will make the Hawks tough to play against the rest of the season.
Kyle Kelley scored a career-high 33 points and West Delaware opened the third quarter with a 16-0 run as the Hawks ended the week with a 69-59 win over Marion at home, Jan. 15. That came after the Hawks won at Williamsburg, 65-52, Jan. 12.
On a night when the West Delaware boys’ bowling team honored their senior team members, it was only fitting that a senior led the way in the Hawks’ 2,989-2,457 win over Benton Community, Jan. 15, at Lightning Lanes.
Edgewood-Colesburg’s boys’ basketball team had 13 players in uniform at Starmont, Jan. 12, and 11 of those players scored in the Vikings, 73-18, win over the Stars. Ed-Co improved to 9-3 on the season, while Starmont was limited to less than 20 points offensively for the fourth time this yea…
There were signs after the holiday break that Edgewood-Colesburg’s girls’ basketball team was ready to break into the win column, and that was exactly what happened when the Vikings defeated Starmont 62-29, at Arlington, Jan. 12.
Maquoketa Valley’s girls’ basketball team went 3-0 last past week and is now the only remaining undefeated team in Class 2A at 14-0. In the process, the Wildcats helped head coach Scot Moenck reach the 300-win milestone.
Maquoketa Valley’s boys’ basketball team had a busy week, with four games in five days against three of the top teams in the state. In those four games they beat Alburnett, 61-52, at home, Jan. 11, traveled to Springville, Jan. 12 to take on the 12-1 Orioles losing, 60-35. On Jan. 14, the Wi…
West Delaware won the 17-team Jerry Eckenrod Invitational at Benton Community, Jan. 9, in a tournament that featured eight ranked teams and over 100 ranked individual wrestlers.
A dominant defensive effort gave the West Delaware Hawks a 56-39 road win over the Independence Mustangs, Jan. 7. That win came after the Hawks lost to Solon, 62-31, at Seedorf Gymnasium, Jan. 5. The Hawks closed out the week with a 45-33 loss at Maquoketa, Jan. 8.
A 78-69 win at Maquoketa snapped a four-game losing streak by the West Delaware boys’ basketball team, Jan. 8, giving the team their first win in 2021. Earlier in the week the Hawks lost a 54-52 game at home to Solon. They closed out the week losing at Wahlert, 64-60.
Edgewood-Colesburg’s varsity girls’ basketball team lost a pair of close contests coming out of the Christmas break, before dropping road contests at Alburnett and North Linn later in the week to fall to 0-12, but there are positive signs that point to the Vikings breaking into the win column.
Edgewood-Colesburg’s boys’ basketball team picked up a pair of home-court victories over winless opponents to start the new year before squaring off with one of the Tri-Rivers Conference heavyweights, at Alburnett, Jan. 8.
Opening the second half of the season at Alburnett, the Edgewood-Colesburg wrestling team fell in a quad meet against Highland, Riverside, Maquoketa Valley and Alburnett, Jan. 7.
Maquoketa Valley fell at home to Independence, Jan. 7, 55-48, but rebounded with a road win over Starmont, 54-17. The Wildcats’ game with Alburnett was postponed until Jan. 11.
Maquoketa Valley’s girls’ basketball team is in a tough stretch right now with seven games in the next 13 days. Last week, the Wildcats added three more wins to improve to 11-0. They opened on Jan. 5 with a 51-38 win against Alburnett at home and followed it up with a 43-26 win against Mount…
Maquoketa Valley’s wrestling team traveled to Alburnett for a quad, Jan. 7. The Wildcats went 1-2 beating Edgewood-Colesburg, 36-24, but fell to Highland, Riverside, 35-30, and Alburnett, 54-15.
Maquoketa Valley freshman Haley Ronnebaum came up big in the Wildcats’, 52-34, win against second-ranked, and reigning Class 2A state champs North Linn, Jan. 2 at home. The game between the Tri-Rivers West conference leaders snapped North Linn’s 12-game win streak.
A tough first quarter proved too much for the West Delaware boys’ basketball team to overcome as they lost a non-conference contest to the Western Dubuque Bobcats, 76-48, at Epworth, Jan. 2.