West Delaware had a busy week in boys track and field action with meets at Anamosa and Beckman.
West Delaware opened the 2021 soccer season playing three strong opponents and, while still looking for the first goal and the first win of the young campaign, coach Matt Knutson saw growth from his team.
West Delaware jumped into WaMaC Conference play to start the 2021 girls’ soccer season, and dropped a pair of 10-0 decisions — falling to Vinton-Shellsburg at home, April 6, and at Center Point-Urbana, April 9.
A single stroke proved the difference between winning and losing for the West Delaware boys’ golf team as they lost their opening meet of the season to South Tama 196-195 at Pin Oak Pub and Links, April 8.
Edgewood-Colesburg and Starmont have had some very competitive girls’ golf meets over the years, but this year’s edition of the rivalry, at Backbone Country Club, April 9, was a one-sided affair, as the Vikings tallied a team total of 215 to easily defeat the Stars at 251.
Ella Aulwes won the 200 meters and Kelsey Hansel the high jump as the Ed-Co girls’ track team competed in the small school division of the Jesup Invitational, April 6. The Vikings finished the week at the Beckman Co-Ed, April 9.
Gymnasts from the Moser School of Dance and Gymnastics recently competed and placed well in the USTA Power Tumbling meet held in Oskaloosa, March 14. There were nine teams with around 130 tumblers competing throughout the day.
West Delaware coach Doug Winkowitsch is back for his 14th year as the head of the Hawk boys’ track and field program. This year, the Hawk team is low on numbers, but the boys who did report to practice are ready to prove themselves.
Bringing back four key returnees with a combined total of 15 state track appearances and three Drake Relay appearances would be reason enough for Edgewood-Colesburg boys’ track coach Mike Lutgen to be excited about the 2021 season. But add some talented newcomers and it’s easy to see why Lut…
The West Delaware girls’ track and field team is happy to be back in action this season. The Hawks are led by a solid group of seniors who have been in the program since they were freshmen.
It’s a new season with a new lineup, and the Edgewood-Colesburg boys’ golf team returns three starters from its 2019 team that won a sectional title and advanced to district competition.
After a fifth-place finish in the Class 1A State Golf Tournament in 2019, Edgewood-Colesburg senior Maddy Streicher returns to lead the Viking girls’ golf team in the 2021 season. Streicher — who averaged 45.1 per nine holes and 89 each 18 — also took medalist honors at the Tri-Rivers Confer…
West Delaware’s 2021 boys’ soccer team will look to break into the winner’s column for the first time since a 1-0 win over Anamosa on April 23, 2018, but the Hawks face an uphill climb with a roster of only 13 players — three of whom have any experience at the varsity level.
It could be a year of rebuilding for the West Delaware boys’ golf team. And after not having a golf season last year due to COVID-19, this group won’t mind learning as they go as long as that means they get to compete.
With six returning starters and a total of nine returning letterwinners, there is cautious optimism in the West Delaware girls’ soccer camp heading into the 2021 season.
On a windy, cool evening, the Edgewood-Colesburg boys’ track team returned to outdoor competition for the first time since 2019 at the West Delaware Early Bird, March 26. The Vikings finished fourth in the team race and set a new school record in the shuttle hurdle.
The Edgewood-Colesburg girls’ track team opened their season at Sumner-Fredricksburg, March 30. The Vikings finished seventh in the team race and were led by Ella Aulwes’ first-place finishes in the 200 and the long jump.
Season and career records were just some of the highlights during a West Delaware boys’ basketball season that saw the Hawks finish 10-12 in Drake Schuring’s first year as head coach.
Edgewood-Colesburg’s season may have ended sooner than expected with a district final loss to South Winneshiek, but this year’s Vikings played entertaining, up-tempo basketball on the way to a 17-6 campaign and a third-place finish in a competitive conference race.
Students from the Moser School of Dance and Gymnastic recently competed and placed well in the USTA Power Tumbling meet held in Boone, March 7. There were 14 teams entered with around 261 athletes competing throughout the day.