The Little Hawk

XC Season Comes to a Close

XC Season Comes to a Close

Estella Brady, Opinion Editor

November 5, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, SPORTS, XCountry

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 was about to come to a close, they were excited to be able to give a race everything they had, rega...

Soccer: Substate Playoff Double Header

Soccer: Substate Playoff Double Header

Jack Bacon, Reporter

May 24, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, Soccer, SPORTS, SPORTS

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 will be looking for a repeat of their dominating 4-0 victory over the Trojans in the regular season. The...

Rising Stars

Rising Stars

Ellis Chen, Reporter

April 4, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

Sam Bloom and Diego Paciototto-Biggers along with returning senior Mickale Sadecky are set to lead the tennis team this spring

Mud Queen

Mud Queen

Addy Smith, Sports Editor

February 15, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS, SPORTS

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 with my friends, it’s just my thing to do,” Fisher said. “I’ve always had a passion fo...

Wrestling Dominates the Bean City Duals

Wrestling Dominates the Bean City Duals

Jack Bacon, Reporter

January 25, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS, SPORTS, Wrestling

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 ‘18, the 132 pounder for the Little Hawks. “(This group) has kind of turned the program aroun...

Playmaker Profile: Collide A Scope

Addy Smith, Sports Editor

December 21, 2017


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS, SPORTS

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 brought me in. I was in a really dark spot, I was depressed, it wasn’t going well. This l...

Putting the Pieces Together

Putting the Pieces Together

Addy Smith, Sports Editor

October 4, 2017


Filed under City High, SHOWCASE, SPORTS, SPORTS, XCountry

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 our core group of guys training together and competing in meets together. We’re just trying, like...

Little Hawks Win First Substate Game

Noah Bullwinkle, Video Editor

May 25, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, SPORTS

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 that really got our offense going and we tired them out a lot at the end of the game with our subs...

Nerd Nook: Battlefield 1

Nerd Nook: Battlefield 1

Piers O'Harrow, Reporter

November 17, 2016


Filed under Nerd Nook, OPINION, opinion, Uncategorized

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 DICE Release date: October 21, 2016   Rating: 9.9/10   Features: Br...

Runner with a Cause

Runner with a Cause

Claire Noack and Innes Hicsasmaz

November 6, 2015


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

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’ cross country team, Mittman faces his biggest challenge yet: cancer. “People talk about fight...

Innes and Lucy Take on the US Open

Innes and Lucy Take on the US Open

Lucy Wagner and Innes Hicsasmaz

September 2, 2015


Filed under opinion, SPORTS, Tennis

Earlier this week, Google’s homepage showcased its cartoon letters playing tennis, which can only mean one thing: the U.S. Open is officially in full swing. The final Grand Slam of 2015, this year’s tournament is full of possibilities and expectations. All eyes are on Serena Williams as she hopes...

Girls Tennis Hangs On To No.1

Girls Tennis Hangs On To No.1

Sam Bloom and Caroline Brown

May 7, 2015


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS, SPORTS, Tennis

In the artificial light of the NDAC indoor courts, the girls' tennis team continued to flex its muscle with a quick defeat of Dubuque Hempstead (8-1). The match was originally scheduled to play at the City High tennis courts, but due to rain was moved to the four courts at NDAC with the top four players...

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