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The Little Hawk

The student news site of Iowa City High School

The Little Hawk

The student news site of Iowa City High School

The Little Hawk

George Chamberlain has been coaching for 34 years, and he played as a professional for 10.

Coach of the Century

Emily Martinez , Reporter November 12, 2019

Martial arts, boxing, and kickboxing require skill and training, no matter what level someone is on. When it comes to these sports, coaching is a necessity. Boxing isn't just about learning the techniques,...

Evelyn Wolfe '19 strikes the ball on City High's home court

JV Women’s Tennis Meet Recap

Jae Dancer, Reporter May 15, 2019

Unexpected frigid and windy weather on May 9 caused many JV serves to spiral out of control, but even with the poor conditions, City High Women’s tennis managed to gain a win against West High’s JV...

Rowan Boulter '22 strides towards the finish line.

XC Season Comes to a Close

Estella Brady, Opinion Editor November 5, 2018

The mud beneath the freshly-cut grass was slightly wetter and softer than the runners would have liked, but considering the entire season--full of delays and cancellations due to rain and flooding--that...

Henry Mosher '16 screams after scoring against West Des Moines Valley before half during the Little Hawks' state championship game at the Cownie Soccer Park on Saturday, June 4, 2016.

Soccer: Substate Playoff Double Header

Jack Bacon, Reporter May 24, 2018

Both City High soccer teams will compete at the University of Iowa soccer complex on Saturday in the substate playoffs. The girls team kicks off at 10:00 am in a rematch against West High. The girls...

Miles Pei ‘18 strikes the ball in practice as Kahleb Fallon ‘19 and Jack Motto ‘19 look on.

Rising Stars

Ellis Chen, Reporter April 4, 2018
Sam Bloom and Diego Paciototto-Biggers along with returning senior Mickale Sadecky are set to lead the tennis team this spring
Krystal Fisher '18 jumps her race quad during a race last season

Mud Queen

Addy Smith , Sports Editor February 15, 2018

What first began as a youthful affinity for mud would later lead to a more serious passion for Krystal Fisher ‘18. “I love the mud. Mud’s the best. I’d rather go play in the mud than go shopping...

Kyle Hefley '19 tries to drag his opponent back in bounds during his match.

Wrestling Dominates the Bean City Duals

Jack Bacon, Reporter January 25, 2018

The nature of City High Wrestling’s rapid turnaround has many fans amazed. “It’s been fun to see the guys I’ve been in the program with mature and become ranked wrestlers,” said Lance Bormann...

Playmaker Profile: Collide A Scope

Addy Smith , Sports Editor December 21, 2017

Three years ago, Ileana Knapp ‘19, known by her teammates as “Collide a Scope”, discovered something that her father believes saved her life. That something was Roller Derby. “My therapist actually...

Eric Thomas '18 competes during the Bud Williams Classic on September 28th.

Putting the Pieces Together

Addy Smith, Sports Editor October 4, 2017

The boys cross-country team has yet to run their entire line-up together. Their biggest challenge this season has been staying healthy enough to compete, and at the same time. “It’s just getting...

Little Hawks Win First Substate Game

Noah Bullwinkle, Video Editor May 25, 2017

In City’s first substate game against Dubuque Epworth, the Little Hawks pulled off a convincing victory, winning 10-1 with a slew of goals coming in the second half. “We had a few lineup changes...

Nerd Nook: Battlefield 1

Nerd Nook: Battlefield 1

Piers O'Harrow, Reporter November 17, 2016

Price: $59.99 ESRB Rating: M Pegi Rating: 18 Genre: Shooter Multiplayer: Online Co-op: Non Single Player: Available Platforms: Xbox One, PS4, PC Publisher: Electronics Arts Developer: EA...

Mittman has been a runner for most of his life, and saw coaching as a natural progression.

Runner with a Cause

Claire Noack and Innes Hicsasmaz November 6, 2015

Loud. Sweaty. Weirdly tan. A crazy grandpa. These are the words that first come to mind when the cross country team thinks of Tom Mittman. Now, after a decades-long career as a coach of the girls’...

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