Playing the best basketball of the season at tournament time is the goal of every team, and the Edgewood-Colesburg girls’ basketball team did just that in a Class 1A, Region 3 loss to Central Elkader to finish the year 5-17.

Students from the Moser School of Dance and Gymnastics excelled at the USTA Power Tumbling meet in Webster City, Feb. 23. There were 20 teams entered with around 300 athletes competing throughout the day.

Despite a 2-20 record, the West Delaware girls’ basketball team continued to grow and improve as its season went on, according to head coach Rod Conrad.

The Edgewood-Colesburg boys and girls track teams opened their season at the Wartburg Indoor meet at Wartburg College, March 10.

This was supposed to be a rebuilding year for the West Delaware boys’ bowling team, but some great senior leadership and growth throughout the season changed that mentality. Nine of the 17 members on the Hawks’ roster were first-time bowlers, with only two returning varsity members.

Another successful bowling season came to an end Feb. 25 at Cadillac Lanes in Waterloo for the West Delaware girls’ bowling team. The squad qualified for the state tournament a week prior, snagging an at-large bid, and ended up finishing third overall in the state. The Hawks were only behind…

West Delaware wrestling coach Jeff Voss maintained throughout the 2019-20 season that the best was yet to come for his Hawks.

Three members of West Delaware’s girls’ basketball team earned all-conference recognition in the WaMaC East. Ella Koloc garnered second-team attention, while both Allison Collier and Mia Peyton received WaMaC recognition. The complete list follows.

After guiding Maquoketa Valley to another successful Tri-Rivers Conference campaign where the Wildcats tied for second with Springville in the West Division, coach Scot Moenck was named the TRC West’s Co-Coach of the Year, along with North Linn’s Brian Wheatley. MV’s Taya Tucker and Ella Iml…

Throughout the 2019-20 season, the Maquoketa Valley wrestlers experienced many different ups and downs, but the team always put in the work they knew they needed.

With a couple of school records set and some wins that never happened before, the Edgewood-Colesburg wrestling team can be proud of its season.

Three Wildcats and two Vikings were recently named to the Tri-Rivers Conference West Division team. Maquoketa Valley’s Andrew Holtz and Avery Holtz, along with Edgewood-Colesburg’s Spencer Staner were second-team honorees. Parker Rochford, of Ed-Co, and A.J. Ambundo, of MV, were honorable me…

A trio of West Delaware boys’ basketball players were recently honored by the coaches of the WaMaC Conference with inclusion on the East Division team. Kyle Kelley was a second-team honoree, while Logan Woellert and Mitch Krogmann earned WaMaC recognition. The complete list follows.

Wapsie Valley ended Edgewood-Colesburg’s Cinderella tournament run with a 55-38 win over the Vikings in the Class 1A, Substate 3 final, at Cedar Rapids Prairie High School, Feb. 29.

Spencer Staner was the second leading scorer on the Edgewood-Colesburg boys’ basketball team, Feb. 27, in Cascade. But it was the final two points he scored that were the most important.

After dropping two Tri-Rivers conference contests to Central City in February — falling behind by double-digits in the first quarter of each game — Edgewood-Colesburg boys’ basketball coach Justin Olind was concerned another slow start could be a season-ender for his Vikings when the teams m…

Wahlert Catholic’s Jacob Schockemoehl’s three-pointer with three seconds left in overtime gave the Golden Eagles a 68-65 victory over West Delaware in a Class 3A, Substate 4 game played at Mount Vernon, Feb. 24.

West Delaware made it back-to-back Class 2A State Dual Team Tournament titles with a dominating performance at Wells Fargo Arena, in Des Moines, Feb. 19.

West Delaware put six wrestlers on the medal stand to earn a fifth-place team finish at the Class 2A State Wrestling Tournament, at Wells Fargo Arena, in Des Moines, Feb. 20-22.

Alex Jones ended his first trip to the Iowa State Wrestling Tournament in Des Moines, Feb. 21, with a loss to Denver tournament veteran Isaac Schimmels (6-0).

A one-point halftime lead for the West Delaware boys basketball team turned into an 80-60 loss to Central DeWitt on the road Feb. 18.

A slow start offensively proved to be too much for the West Delaware girls’ basketball team as the Hawks lost to Maquoketa, 60-40, in a first-round Class 4A, Region 4 matchup.

An at large bid was snagged by the West Delaware girls’ bowling team Feb. 18 at the Hawks Class 2A State-Qualifying Meet in Waterloo. The Hawks finished third overall in their district pairing behind Waterloo East 2,795 and Waverly-Shell Rock 2,650, but later that night it was announced they…

West Delaware’s boys’ bowling season came to an end when the Hawks failed to qualify for the Class 1A State Bowling Tournament, Feb. 18, in Cedar Rapids. The Hawks rolled a 2,747, but finished behind Monticello 3,069, Vinton Shellsburg 2,926 and Central DeWitt 2,762. Monticello was the only …

Facing Prince of Peace in a Class 1A district tournament game, the Maquoketa Valley boys’ basketball team fell by the slimmest of margins, 51-49.

You don’t get any style points during postseason basketball. The only numbers that really matter are on the scoreboard.

After a long and successful season, Maquoketa Valley’s girls’ basketball team faced off against Denver, Feb. 18, at home in the class 1A regional game and were defeated by the Cyclones, 39-31.

With wins over eighth-ranked Davenport Assumption, 54-18, and ninth-ranked Humboldt, 60-12, and third-ranked Williamsburg, 53-9, top-ranked West Delaware has won its second straight Class 2A State Dual Wrestling Tournament championship.

West Delaware will be looking to win back-to-back Class 2A State Dual Team Championships at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Feb. 19, after a 54-24 win over Camanche in the Class 2A Regional Dual Team final, Feb. 11.

In 25 years at West Delaware, Jeff Voss has never qualified as many as 12 individuals for the Iowa State High School Wrestling Tournament. That all changed at the Class 2A, District 4 Tournament at Center Point, Feb. 15, as the Hawks sent an even dozen to the 2020 edition of the big show.

Despite three players in double figures, the West Delaware boys’ basketball team lost its final home game of the season to Vinton-Shellsburg, 60-56, Feb. 14.