Class 4A’s No. 4 ranked West Delaware flexed its muscles to sweep Class 2A’s No. 1 Mount Vernon in a big early-season WaMaC Conference volleyball match at Mount Vernon, Sept. 6, taking care of business in a 25-23, 25-11, 25-23 whitewash of the Mustangs.

With Nathan Goranson clocking in with a sub 18-minute effort, and 10 runners setting personal records, the West Delaware Hawks took seventh place at the Oelwein Invitational at Hickory Grove Golf Course Sept. 3.

Freshman Brooke Lewin’s time of 24:21 claimed 56th place and helped the West Delaware girls cross country team to a 10th-place finish at the Oelwein Invitational Sept. 3 at Hickory Grove Golf Course.

On a night when three runners set personal records, the Edgewood-Colesburg boys cross country team placed 11th at the Oelwein Invitational Sept. 3 at Hickory Grove Golf Course.

Parker Rochford threw for 87 yards and two touchdowns and Jack Wiskus threw for 94 yards and one touchdown as the Edgewood-Colesburg football team steamrolled Starmont, 40-0, in Arlington Sept. 6.

Led by Nathan Goranson and Blake Smith, the West Delaware boys cross country team placed ninth in their opening meet of the season at Mount Vernon-Lisbon Aug. 27.

The West Delaware girls opened their cross country season with a 12th-place finish in the Mount Vernon-Lisbon Invitational Aug. 27.

Bennett Cutsforth’s 29-yard field goal with 28 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter gave Wahlert Catholic a 17-15 win over West Delaware in the season-opener for both teams at the Rock Bowl on the Loras College campus in Dubuque, Aug. 30.

West Delaware started the season with an impressive day at the season-opening Independence Tournament, defeating Alburnett of the Tri-Rivers Conference, Class 1A preseason No. 2-ranked and defending state champion Janesville, and WaMaC Conference rival Independence, before dropping a tough m…

The Edgewood-Colesburg football team picked up right where it left off last year as the Vikings traveled to Bellevue Aug. 30 and easily handled the Comets, 28-7.

A runner-up finish at the Easton Valley Volleyball Tournament has Edgewood-Colesburg coach Eileen Bergan looking forward to a season filled with promise.

Edgewood-Colesburg opened the cross country season at home as it hosted its own invitational at Woods Edge Golf Course, Aug. 27.

Maquoketa Valley opened the 2019 season under new coach Trevor Arnold in a game that kept fans on the edge of their seats. Ultimately, the Wildcats lost on the road, 44-38, to East Buchanan, Aug. 30 in triple overtime.

Edgewood-Colesburg battled low numbers and injuries during the 2019 season, finishing 5-21 in the Tri-Rivers Conference and 7-23 overall.

Playing for the love of the game might not have been the focus of the Maquoketa Valley baseball team when the season started, but at times it sure had that feel as the Wildcats were 12-16 for the year. They finished 12-14 in the Tri-Rivers Conference, was good enough for eighth place in the …

The Iowa High School Sports Network (IHSSN), in conjunction with the Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA), is pleased to announce a new distribution plan that will allow boys state events to be viewed by a much larger statewide audience.

It wasn’t about wins and losses for the Maquoketa Valley softball team this year. It was more about doing the right things at the right time and having the correct attitude and giving 100% effort so the wins will come in the future.

Few teams in the Class 4A State Softball Tournament were able to put on the kind of show that the Hawks of West Delaware (31-12) put together this postseason. The fourth-place Hawks went on an eight-game win streak that included a 6-1 regional final win over Central DeWitt and an 8-2 state q…

There is no doubt that last season was a special one for the Vikings of Edgewood-Colesburg. Not only did their football team make a playoff run, but their run included playing in the Class A semifinal game in the UNI-Dome. But, what about this year?

At some point early in the 2019 season, Edgewood-Colesburg volleyball coach Eileen Bergan will win the 500th match of her career. Bergan, 497-346 in 29 years at Ed-Co, welcomes back only two starters among four returning letterwinners from last year’s 25-11 team that bowed out in a regional …

The Edgewood-Colesburg boys and girls cross country teams aren’t very deep. With only five boys and six girls, head coach Mike Lutgen knows his teams will need to stay healthy and improve during the season.

West Delaware has the size, speed and experience to return to the top of a very competitive Class 3A, District 3, with 11 returning starters, five offensive and six defensive, and 21 returning lettermen in camp this fall.

After a 33-11 season and a berth in the Class 4A State Volleyball Tournament in 2018, West Delaware returns five starters, including first-team all-state setter Macey Kleitsch, to a 2019 season that is filled with promise.

With nine returning lettermen and six returning starters, the West Delaware boys cross country team has the potential to be a solid team.

When it comes to the West Delaware girls cross country team, the parts of the puzzle are there. It will be up to head coach Ben Moser and his runners to put the puzzle together.

Maquoketa Valley football will be under the lead of a new coach this year as the Wildcats hope to rebound from a 2-7 record in 2018.

With two all-conference players returning, as well as four other letterwinners, the Maquoketa Valley volleyball team is looking to improve its fourth-place Tri-Rivers Conference-finish of 2018.

With nine runners returning from last year, three of them seniors, the Maquoketa Valley boys are looking for a successful cross country season and maybe an improvement on their seventh-place state finish of last year.

Following a state-qualifying season, two West Delaware players were named to the Iowa Girls Coaches Association’s Class 4A All-State Softball Team. Sophomore Eve Wedewer was named to the first team and junior Macey Kleitsch the third.

Three members of the West Delaware baseball team were recently honored by the coaches of the WaMaC Conference with inclusion on the East Division team. Nick Casey earned second-team honors, while Kyle Cole and Ben Ridenour received WaMaC recognition. The complete East Division team follows.

Players from Maquoketa Valley and Edgewood-Colesburg were recently named to the Tri-Rivers All-Conference Baseball team. MV’s Norman Wilson and Parker Sternhagen were named to the first team. Ed-Co’s Alex Jones and Ethan Streicher, along with MV’s Blake Becker, received second-team recogniti…

After an outstanding season, which included a second-place finish in the WaMaC East and a fourth-place finish at state, seven members of the West Delaware softball team earned all-conference honors. Macey Kleitsch and Eve Wedewer were named to the first team. Emily Klostermann, Eva Winn and …

Four Wildcats and three Vikings were recently named to the Tri-Rivers All-Conference Softball team. Maquoketa Valley’s Taya Tucker was a first-team honoree. MV’s Maddy Anderegg and Brooke Elgin, along with Edgewood-Colesburg’s Allison Tibbott and Kelsey Hansel, all earned second-team distinc…

A 15-24-1 (7-19 in the WaMaC) record doesn’t begin to tell the story of the improvements the West Delaware baseball team made during its season. With only two seniors and several other players with limited varsity experience, the Hawks battled through inconsistency and inexperience to play t…

West Delaware’s Nate Lahr and Nick Casey will continue the high school baseball season at the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association’s (IHSBCA) All-Star Series. The games will be played Aug. 8-11 at Merchants Park in Carroll.

Down 4-1 in the top of the sixth inning to top-ranked Carlisle in the semifinals of the Class 4A State Softball Tournament, July 24, Claire Demmer and her sixth-ranked West Delaware Hawk teammates did what they have done all season long — they rallied.