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Alima Mmunga '23 drives through the Regina defense in the opening home scrimmage.

Boys Soccer Begins Season with Dominating Scrimmage over Regina

Max Berry-Stoelzle, Reporter March 30, 2021

From the opening whistle the game was in City’s control.  Dominating time of position and goals, City cruised to an 8-1 victory over Regina.  “There is a lot of talent, but there are also a lot...

New City High head football coach Mitch Moore coaches a game for Des Moines Roosevelt.

Mitch Moore Takes Job as New City High Head Football Coach

Jae Dancer, Sports Editor March 23, 2021

When it comes to coaching, Mitch Moore, the new head coach of City High’s varsity football team, is not one to be called underqualified. Throughout his career, Moore has coached at various high schools...

The City High cheer team pumps up the student section during football's season opener. On August 28, City defeated Davenport Central 35-14.

City High Cheer Re-Cap

Jae Dancer, Sports Editor March 11, 2021

When cheerleading assistant coach Kara Spurrell needed to take maternity leave, captains Julia McReynolds ‘21 and Mia Garcia ‘21 stepped up to help run practices. “I've been doing this since freshman...

Owen Jones hands off to Ry Threlkeld-Wiegand in the 4x800 relay.

As COVID Continues, City High Track Begins

Kyden Hotka, Reporter March 4, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has created many problems for City High sports this year. This left athletes questioning whether they would have a sports season at all. As of January 7th, City High sports were given...

Cale Seaton '24 competes at the State Wrestling Tournament.

City High Boys Wrestlers Place 11th in the Semi-finals at the 2021 State Wrestling Tournament

Emily Martinez, Culture Editor March 3, 2021

City High boys wrestlers Ben Kueter ‘23, Kael Kurtz ‘24, Cale Seaton ‘24, Newton, and Ryan Ott ‘23 have qualified for this year's Iowa State Wrestling Tournament. The state duals were held February...

Four weights, a resistance band, and an exercise mat lying on the ground. These are all equipment that can be used for exercise during quarantine

Staying Fit Throughout Quarantine

Max Berry-Stoelzle, Reporter March 2, 2021

With the continuation of sports throughout COVID-19, there is always a risk of catching the Coronavirus. This has led to many quarantines throughout the season since one positive test from a team member...

Natalie Green ‘21 and Jordan Sekafetz ‘21 posing on a beam during their senior year of gymnastics.

Athlete Spotlight: Natalie Green & Jordan Sekafetz

Julianne Berry-Stoelzle, Executive & Sports Editor February 26, 2021

Both Natalie Green ‘21 and Jordan Sekafetz ‘21 have been participating in gymnastics for the majority of their lives. Now, with the end of their last year of competitive gymnastics in sight, they reflect...

Kacie Earl '22 during a previous game going for a shot.

City High Varsity Girls Basketball Loses to Waterloo West

Rachel Marsh, Photo Editor, Reporter February 25, 2021

The City High varsity girls basketball team finished their second round of games leading to state. The girls went against Waterloo West on February 23. With a score of 64-51, they lost to Waterloo West.  “Substate...

Carey Koenig ‘21 kneeling on the ground after catching
the softball with her left hand.

The Differences Between Specialized and Multi-Sport Athletes

Julianne Berry-Stoelzle and Jae Dancer February 25, 2021

Many athletes train to get better. They put so much time and effort into their sport because they want to improve, to drop another second or increase their hitting record. They feel pressure from both...

Shaylin Brown '22 bowls during City's meet against West High. City defeated West 2460-1992 on January 7.

Girls Bowling Gets Sixth at Their First State Tournament

Julianne Berry-Stoelzle, Executive & Sports Editor February 25, 2021

After making City High history by qualifying for state for the first time, the girls bowling team proceeded to place sixth at the state tournament. “It was a different feeling than any other meet...

Jamari Newson '21 looks to the basket after scoring.

Boys Basketball Defeats Waterloo East 56-54

Natalie Green, Yearbook & Photo Editor February 22, 2021

Britney Russell 22' walks towards teammates after bowling a spare.

Girls Bowling Qualifies for State, Making City High History

Julianne Berry-Stoelzle, Executive & Sports Editor February 19, 2021

For the first time in City High’s history, the girls bowling team has qualified for the state tournament. They won their district meet at Colonial Lanes this past Tuesday, with a team score of 2,720. “We've...

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