The Little Hawk

Coach of the Century

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

JV Women’s Tennis Meet Recap

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

XC Season Comes to a Close

Rowan Boulter '22 strides towards the finish line.
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...

Soccer: Substate Playoff Double Header

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.
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...

Rising Stars

Miles Pei ‘18 strikes the ball in practice as Kahleb Fallon ‘19 and Jack Motto ‘19 look on.
April 4, 2018
Sam Bloom and Diego Paciototto-Biggers along with returning senior Mickale Sadecky are set to lead the tennis team this spring

Mud Queen

Krystal Fisher '18 jumps her race quad during a race last season
Krystal Fisher '18 has been very involved with the sport of motocross since she discovered the sport several years ago
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...

Wrestling Dominates the Bean City Duals

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

lleana Knapp '19 has found her niche on the roller derby track
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...

Putting the Pieces Together

Eric Thomas '18 competes during the Bud Williams Classic on September 28th.
After a series of illnesses, the boys cross-country team is patiently waiting to run all of the key members of the varsity team together in order to accomplish their goals for the season.
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

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
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...

Runner with a Cause

Mittman has been a runner for most of his life, and saw coaching as a natural progression.
Tom Mittman, a man who has dedicated his life to saving lives, is now faced with his own illness - and his struggle has inspired an entire team.
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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