If you’re looking for an enjoyable round of golf at a family-friendly golf course that caters to players of all ages and every skill level, you don’t have to go any farther than Rolling Knolls.

The Moser School of Dance and Gymnastics, celebrating 40-plus years of teaching our area young, is celebrating its six seniors since the annual year-end recitals were affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

After freshman Ethan Streicher led the Edgewood-Colesburg golf team to its first Class 1A State Tournament appearance in 11 years in 2016, a classmate created an Instagram post titled, “Ethan Streicher — The GOAT.”

Staying physically active is one of the best ways to keep your mind and body healthy, and many would say hitting the links at an area golf course is just what the doctor ordered.


The Iowa Sports Foundation has postponed the main weekend of the 2020 Iowa Senior Games due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 15 sports of the main weekend were scheduled for June 3-7 in West Des Moines. Replacement dates are to be determined.

West Delaware Activities Director and Assistant Principal Matt Weis has been recognized by the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association as a Certified Athletic Administrator.

A former Maquoketa Valley basketball player has found success as a head coach of a NCAA Division-I school. Eric Henderson, a 1996 graduate of Maquoketa Valley, led the South Dakota State Jackrabbits men’s basketball team to a 22-10 record this past season, including a 13-3 Summit League reco…

Kari Fitzpatrick began her college basketball career as a Peacock and ended it as a DuHawk. Along the way, she endured a season-ending injury, fought her way back onto the court, and helped Loras College to a record-setting season and a spot in the D-III women’s Sweet Sixteen this past March.

Matt Uthoff’s daughters, Baileigh and Tenleigh, know him as Dad. In a few years, they can also call him coach. Uthoff has resigned as boys’ basketball coach and has accepted the head girls coaching job at West Delaware.

If you’re looking for someone to talk sports with while sitting out the COVID-19 pandemic, KMCH Sports Director Jon Swisher could be your guy. You might even hear a pretty good Harry Caray or Ed Podolak impersonation during the conversation.

West Delaware junior Carson Petlon is easy to notice on the football field. But fans and opposing teams aren’t the only ones paying attention to the 6-foot-6, 295-pound lineman.

Several students from the Moser School of Dance and Gymnastics have been nominated for awards through the National USTA Power Tumbling organization and by the Iowa USTA organization for the 2020 competition season.

Debbie Moser, co-owner/instructor of the Moser School of Dance and Gymnastics, was nominated for the honor of the Iowa United States Trampoline & Tumbling Association (USTA) Coach of the Year 2020.

While a 6-16 overall record isn’t what the West Delaware boys’ basketball team is used to, this year’s team kept up the tradition fans have come to expect from the program — a strong work ethic.

After dropping its fourth game in a row, a 62-52 decision at Alburnett, Feb. 7, to fall to 10-9 on the season, not many folks figured Edgewood-Colesburg would run the table the rest of the way to advance to a Substate 3 final matchup with eventual Class 1A state champion Wapsie Valley, but t…

With just one senior on Maquoketa Valley’s boys’ basketball team for the 2019-20 season, the squad looks to be in a good place for next year.

A fairly young Maquoketa Valley girls’s basketball team battled through multiple injuries and tough challenges and finished off a great 2019-20 season.

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.


Drake University has postponed the 2020 Drake Relays presented by Xtream powered by Mediacom along with related special events and programs, including the Drake Road Races and Grand Blue Mile, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 111th edition was scheduled for April 22-25 at Drake Stadium, whi…

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…