Two entries with two wrong that were both four away from the tie breaker tied for first place in the Manchester Press Football Contest. Dave Preuss, of Edgewood, had a tie breaker of 171, while Dick Cole, of Delhi, had a tie breaker of 175. The pair split the winnings and will each receive $12.50.
West Delaware rushed for 385 yards and the Hawk defense bent but didn’t break while limiting an explosive Hampton Dumont-CAL offense to just a field goal in a 41-3 win over the road-weary Bulldogs, at Brown Field, Oct. 8.
A WaMaC East Division regular season title was on the line when West Delaware and Beckman met in Dyersville, Oct. 5, and it was the Hawks who came out on top in a battle of ranked opponents, 3-1 (25-21, 25-23, 19-25, 25-21).
The Wildcats gave it a mighty effort, but in the end, Maquoketa Valley still saw a zero on their side of the scoreboard again as Starmont threw up 45 points in a Class A, District 4 loss, Oct. 8, at Delhi. The loss dropped them to 1-5 for the season.
The Maquoketa Valley volleyball team lost its final two matches ahead of the conference tournament, losing at home to Central City, 3-1, Oct. 5, and at East Buchanan, 3-0, Oct. 7.
Maquoketa Valley’s cross country team competed at both the West Delaware and North Linn invitationals, recording a sixth and fifth-place team finish for the boys’ varsity last week.
After a sub-par performance at Williamsburg a week ago, the West Delaware boys’ cross country team responded with a number of career and season-best times as the Hawks finished 18th at their own West Delaware Invitational, Oct. 5, at Hart Ridge Golf Course.
The Edgewood-Colesburg football team’s playoff plans suffered a tough blow when the Vikings lost to Easton Valley, 60-14, in their eight-man District 5 game played in Preston, Oct. 8.
Running in the JV races, the Edgewood-Colesburg boys placed eighth in the 19-team field at the Hart Ridge Course at Manchester, Oct. 5, in the West Delaware Invitational.
West Delaware won a WaMac East battle between two ranked teams, as the Class 3A No. 1 Hawks defeated 3A No. 7 and 2020 State Runnerup Mount Vernon 3-1 (25-22, 19-25, 25-17, 25-21), at Mount Vernon, Sept. 28. The Hawks are 29-3 on the year, while the new-look Mustangs fell to 18-9.
West Delaware celebrated homecoming with a never in doubt 50-0 win over South Tama, at Brown Field, Oct. 1, to move to 2-0 in District play and 4-1 overall, while the Trojans — who had 18 players in uniform — fell to 0-2 in district play and 1-4 overall.
Maquoketa Valley’s boys’ cross country team combined for a third-place finish at the Jesup Invitational, Sept. 28. Cy Huber led the Wildcats around the course with a fourth-place finish in 17:05.2. Nolan Ries fifth (17:05.8), Michael Schaul 16th (17:57), George Livingston 56th (18:46) and Ma…
At halftime of their game at Clayton Ridge Oct. 1, the Maquoketa Valley Wildcats trailed by a slim touchdown, 13-6. The second half got away from them and they ended up losing 41-6, putting their season mark at 1-4.
Edgewood-Colesburg celebrated Senior Night, Sept. 28 with a 3-0 sweep of Alburnett and picked up its second win of the week at Central City, winning a 3-1 decision over the Wildcats, Sept. 30, to improve to 16-10 overall and 3-2 in conference play.
The Kee football team didn’t wait around long to load up the bus after stealing a 46-38 win in their battle with the Edgewood-Colesburg Vikings at Community Dreams Field in Edgewood, Oct. 1.
Class 3A’s top-ranked West Delaware had a solid week, winning a WaMaC East contest at Maquoketa, Sept. 21, before going 4-1 at the Cedar Falls Invitational, at the University of Northern Iowa, Sept. 25.
Center Point became Funky Town for an evening, as West Delaware’s Conner Funk scored five touchdowns in a 49-14 win over Center Point-Urbana, at Bob Bowers Field, Sept. 24. With the district-opening win, the Hawks improved to 4-1 on the year, while the Stormin’ Pointers fell to 2-3.
Maquoketa Valley’s boys’ cross country team combined for a third-place finish at the Anamosa Invitational, Sept. 25. The Wildcats did not field a team in the girls’ varsity competition.
The Maquoketa Valley volleyball team lost seven matches last week, all of them on the road. The Wildcats lost to Starmont, 3-0, Sept. 21 and 3-0, to North Linn, Sept. 23, before ending the week losing five matches at the Denver Invitational, Sept. 25.
Two Edgewood-Colesburg students finished third in the Iowa High School State Bass Fishing Tournament, Sept. 19 at Pool 10 on the Mississippi River. Teams from across Iowa competed for a trip to Tennessee for the national championship.
Ike Jones had a night to remember when he stepped onto Community Dreams Field to score four touchdowns and helped lead the Edgewood-Colesburg football team to its fourth straight win by destroying Calamus-Wheatland, 78-0, in Edgewood, Sept. 24.
Edgewood-Colesburg dropped a tough five-set thriller to North Linn in Tri-Rivers Conference volleyball play, 21-25, 25-13, 27-25, 20-25, 17-19, at Ed-Co High School, Sept. 21, before hitting the road to play Class 1A No. 2 Springville, Sept. 23. The Vikings finished the week making the trip …
The Edgewood-Colesburg volleyball team went 2-2 at the West Delaware Tournament, Sept. 18, defeating Oelwein and Maquoketa Valley and losing to West Delaware and Independence.
In the Class 1A division of the Starmont Cross Country Invitational, Sept. 14, the Edgewood-Colesburg boys placed fifth with a total of 121 points. Their total would have been sixth in the overall Class 1A-2A-3A field of 26 teams.