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City High vs. Cedar Falls Preview

City High vs. Cedar Falls Preview

Noah Bullwinkle and Jonathan House
February 28
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Sports Event Preview

The City High girls basketball team will be starting off its state run against Cedar Falls this Wednesday at 3:15 at the Wells-Fargo Arena in Des Moines. The Tigers, 21-2, have put together an impressive season with wins against Iowa City West High and Linn-Mar. Their leading scorer, Kiana Barney, is...

Tennis Regionals Weekend Recap

Tennis Regionals Weekend Recap

Little Hawk Staff
May 26
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Event Preview, Sports Highlights, Tennis

The City boys' and girls' tennis teams competed at the team regional tournaments this past Saturday. The boys' journey to State ended in a heartbreakingly close match at No. 2 doubles, where Kunj Saxena '15 and Max Gruber '16 lost to Pleasant Valley in a set tiebreak. The boys were up 4-2 after singles,...

Girls’ Soccer Gears Up for Upcoming Season

Girls’ Soccer Gears Up for Upcoming Season

Innes Hicsasmaz, Sports Editor
April 2
Filed under Scoreboard, Showcase, Soccer, SPORTS, SPORTS, Sports Event Preview

For the girls’ soccer team, the 2015 season is an opportunity for redemption- last year’s journey to State ended abruptly as City fell to West High in the first round of Regionals. They ended the season with a fairly even conference record of 6-7. “We did decent,” center-back Lizzy Ward ‘16...

Little Hawks Look to Repeat Last Year’s Success

Little Hawks Look to Repeat Last Year’s Success

Stella Lindaman, Sports Reporter
March 23
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, SPORTS, Sports Event Preview, Track

Standing at the starting line, Sydney DePrenger ‘18 waits for Sara Blowers ‘15 to hand off the baton for their first 4X400m race of the year. “I’m always a nervous wreck before a race, but when I get to the start line and have the baton in my hand it all goes away… I just run,” DePrenger...

City High Boys Track Team Prepares For Away Meet At Case Field

City High Boys Track Team Prepares For Away Meet At Case Field

Brady Vanlo, Nasim Salih, and Brock Hunger
March 21
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Event Preview, Track, Uncategorized

Well into the indoor track season, the boys track team is preparing to travel to Washington, Iowa on March 26th for their first outdoor meet. With offseason behind them, the City High boy’s track team is working towards bringing home a state championship after they fell short in the 2013-14 season. “I...

Wrestling vs Xavier/Waterloo East Recap

Wrestling vs Xavier/Waterloo East Recap

Innes Hicsasmaz, Sports Editor
January 22
Filed under SPORTS, SPORTS, Sports Event Preview, Wrestling

City High (now 11-12 this season) VS: Cedar Rapids Xavier and Waterloo East When: Thursday, January 22, 5:30 pm Where: Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School The Rundown: At the beginning of the season, Coach Connell had one goal for the team: keep getting better. This focus on improvement was...

Wrestling Season Preview vs Kennedy

Wrestling Season Preview vs Kennedy

Innes Hicsasmaz, Sports Editor
December 4
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Event Preview, Wrestling

City High (8-22 last year) VS: Cedar Rapids Kennedy @ Cedar Rapids Kennedy When: Thursday, December 4, 6:00 pm Where: Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School The Rundown: Coming off of an 8-22 record from last season, the team is looking to improve as they prepare to face off against Cedar...

The Attitude Adjusters

The Attitude Adjusters

Innes Hicsasmaz, Sports Editor
September 16
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Sports Event Preview, Volleyball

Last Tuesday’s Battle of the Spike will go down as one of the most memorable nights of the varsity volleyball team’s season. In a two and a half hour match against West High, the Little Hawks defeated the Trojans to bring the Spike back to City for the first time in three years. Sarah Plock ‘15...

Sophomores ‘Set’ the Pace

Sophomores ‘Set’ the Pace

Innes Hicsasmaz, Sports Editor
September 8
Filed under Long Form, Showcase, SPORTS, SPORTS, Sports Event Preview, Volleyball

With a sweeping 3-0 win over Cedar Rapids Washington last week and a second place finish at their first tournament of the season, City High volleyball is off to a strong start. This year, the talent is spread evenly throughout the team, from star hitters Rylee Price ‘15 and Jamie Young ‘15 to a back...

No Alternatives

No Alternatives

Innes Hicsasmaz and Dominic Balestrieri-Fox
August 29
Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS, SPORTS, Sports Event Preview

Defensive linemen. The mobile wall that stands in the way of the opposing team from advancing up the field. Their purpose: to attack. And sack the quarterback. And to spill plays, and to reroute tight-ends, rip past fullbacks, occupy offensive linemen, and disrupt anything else that might enter thei...

Boys Track: Drake 2014

Boys Track: Drake 2014

Dominic Balesteri-Fox, Sports Editor
April 25
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Event Preview, Track

One of the largest meets of City's track and field season has arrived. Bryson Runge '15, a 3 time returning participant at Drake, feels that the pressure is on. "I'm more nervous than I've ever been," Runge said, "but more excited than I've ever been at the same time." Bryson will be participating...

Girls Soccer Supports Fellow Teamate

Girls Soccer Supports Fellow Teamate

Rachel Gralnek, Reporter
April 22
Filed under SPORTS, SPORTS, Sports Event Preview

In the first games of the season the girls Junior Varsity soccer team has been wearing pink arm bands. They are wearing them in support for their fellow teammate Madison Ganka ‘17 and her family. On Friday, April 18, Bronson Ganka, Madison’s dad, was taken off life support after a fall that ende...

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