The Little Hawk

City High vs Linn-Mar: Into the Lions’ Den

City High vs Linn-Mar: Into the Lions’ Den

Ethan Snee, Reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Football, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

The Little Hawks are looking to bounce back this Friday after a wild game against Pleasant Valley last week which had to be finished Saturday due to rain. Senior Max Deprenger will lead City High as they look to take down the Linn-Mar Lions. Deprenger has a positive outlook on tonight’s contest, ...

Hungry For More

Hungry For More

Lottie Gidal, News and Sports Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The annual ‘battle for the Spike’ between City and West’s volleyball teams was one of the first major tests of the season. City was looking to start off with a bang, but with a 3-2 finish to West High, the Spike will be spending the next year across town. This loss was not going to get new head...

Eating Like An Athlete

Eating Like An Athlete

Lottie Gidal, News and Sports Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Every Sunday night at 10 p.m., Naomi Meurice ‘19 is in her kitchen, meal-prepping for the week. From burrito bowls to salads to fruit, she packs it into tupperware, ready to be grabbed early the next morning. “In school lunches I didn’t really get everything that I wanted or needed,” Meurice...

Going With the Flow

Going With the Flow

Lottie Gidal, News and Sports Editor

October 1, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

The Iowa River is one of the most polluted in the country, but Mae Crooks ‘19 doesn’t care. For two hours every day, she is gliding on top, taking in the feel of the water beneath her oars. “During the spring and summer it goes from dark to light and it’s really pretty to see the sunrise,”...

The Breakdown

The Breakdown

Jack Bacon, Reporter

October 1, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

Into the Cougar Den

Into the Cougar Den

Kate Kueter, Reporter

September 26, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The Cougar Invite, held at Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School, was the second invite of the girls swim season. “I think [it] is a great middle of the season competition for us,” Coach Zane Hugo said. “It gives us variety in our competition.” Starting off the diving portion for City were ...

Diving Right In

Diving Right In

Julianne Berry-Stoelzle, Reporter

September 25, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

In her very first meet of the 2018 swim season, Olivia Masterson ‘20 broke the oldest swim record at City. She swam the 200 Individual Medley in 1:53.52, breaking the previous record of 2:13.89 set by Erica Wockenfuss in 1980. “Everyone was like, “What the heck?’” Masterson said. “Even I was not ex...

City High Makes a Comeback

City High Makes a Comeback

Alison Kenaston, Photo Editor

September 17, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

 

Feeling the Heat

Feeling the Heat

Lottie Gidal, News and Sports Editor

September 16, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS, XCountry

Cross-country runners at the 2018 Heartland Classic pushed past more than just their competitors on Saturday; the 98-degree heat index forced many athletes past their point of endurance. “I was expecting better,” Cece Kelly-Harvey ‘21 said. “People started cutting me off but I just tried to...

“Camo/Yellow Out” Student Section Theme Announced

“Camo/Yellow Out” Student Section Theme Announced

Owen Sorenson, Reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SPORTS

This Friday’s new theme for the student section has changed to “Camo/Yellow Out,” in honor of Military Appreciation Night as well as the cheerleaders’ partnership with St. Jude’s Hospital. Yellow ribbons will be passed out for people to wear. This theme is for the home football game aga...

Volleyball Looks To Improve

Volleyball Looks To Improve

Quincy Ott, Reporter

September 13, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

Sound bounced off the walls and made the bleachers shake before City High’s opening game against West. Nervous energy radiated from the players as balls soared through the air. After the first serve, both sides seemed to let out a sigh of relief, starting their respective seasons. After a disappoint...

The Unfriendly Friendly

The Unfriendly Friendly

Alberto Ortiz, Reporter

September 11, 2018


Filed under BLOGS, SPORTS

The US and Mexico have released their rosters for the friendlies this month including for when they play each other September 11th in Nashville, Tennessee.  The US plays Brazil and Mexico plays Uruguay on September 7th. After looking through both of the rosters, they tell me that both countries are...

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