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The student news site of Iowa City High School

The Little Hawk

Noah Carey 23 holds his lead in the 3200 meter race

City High Boys Track and Field Wins Steve Roth Relays

Jack Degner, Reporter March 24, 2023

Winners from the Meet: High Jump- Matt Schaeckenbach, jumped 6'0 3200m- Noah Carey, ran a 9:46 SHR (Shuttle Hurdle Relay)- Team Time was 1:03.02 400m- Ammon Smith, ran a 50.13 800m- Ford Washburn,...

Freshman Ani Wedemeyer talking with the other three members of 4x400 relay., State Track, 2022 (The quartet placed first running 3:52.72)

Running With the Mind

Sierra Pruessner, Reporter March 9, 2023

Despite her prominent track and field career, running wasn’t Ani Wedemeyer's primary sport until her freshman year of high school. For young Ani Wedemeyer ('25), gymnastics was a sport she couldn’t...

Junior, Cale Seaton winning his first state championship after sustaining a potential season ending injury.

Cale Seaton: Defying All Odds

Thomas Ksobiech, Copy Editor March 7, 2023

A dislocated knee, a torn MCL, a partially torn ACL, a torn meniscus, and a ruptured patella; not many people are able to walk after an injury of that extent, let alone wrestle. Cale Seaton was not only...

The City High mens soccer team before a regular season match against Prairie.

City High Boys Soccer 2023 Season Preview

Josh Borger Germann, Reporter March 2, 2023

The 2023 City High soccer regular season will officially kick off against S.E. Polk on Saturday, April 1 at the CR Prairie tournament. City High will once again begin their quest to reach state for the...

McComas ‘25 at a Volleyball tournament with her team, 16R Rockets.

PLAYMAKER PROFILE: Emmy McComas is the City High All-Star

Amelie Donovan, Reporter February 28, 2023

Sitting on the bench, waiting for her name to be called, McComas takes a deep breath in as the rest of the starters are announced. Starting since she was young, Emmy McComas has always had sports in her...

Chris Davis 26 raises his hand in victory at the 2023 wrestling state tournament.

Grappling with the Greats

Jack Rogers, reporter February 28, 2023

    In kindergarten, freshman Chris Davis ‘26 started his long sports journey by wrestling but it wasn’t by his decision.    “My dad used to wrestle and my parents just kind of threw me into...

Junior, Cale Seaton winning his first state championship after sustaining a potential season ending injury.

City High Ends Season With Three State Champions

Gabriel Egeland, Austin Chantry, and Sam Keuter February 27, 2023

The State Wrestling tournament wrapped up from the 15th-18th of February and was extended this year. It was held at Wells Fargo arena in Des Moines.  Looking back into the regular season the Little...

Evan Lampe 23, Thomas Ksobiech 23, Shamar Benton 23, and Trey Wright 25 listen to their coach during a timeout.

Boys Basketball End Season With Loss To Waterloo East

Lauren Koch, Executive Editor February 21, 2023

The City High boys basketball team faced the season end last night with a 80-74 loss to Waterloo East in a first round 5A regional.  Seniors Evan Lampe and Shamar Benton led the Little Hawks, combining...

Thomas Ksobiech 23 makes the buzzer beater with his teammates celebrating behind him.

Photos: Boys Basketball Senior Night

Alyssa Maiers, Yearbook Photographer February 20, 2023

Senior Norah Jespersen drives to the bucket in the Little Hawk arena.

GameDay: Girls BBall Playoff vs. Muscatine

Ahmed Basheir and Bobby Bacon February 15, 2023

Tonight the City High girls basketball team (5-15) hosts Muscatine (4-17) In the first round of substate trying to make another deep playoff run with first year head coach Lynsey Barnard. The young...

Sam and Ben Kueter

Family Ties: The Sibling Sport Duos of City High

Lauren Koch, Executive Editor February 6, 2023

Sam and Ben Kueter: This sibling duo bleeds black and gold. As children, Sam and Ben Kueter were die-hard Iowa football  fans.  “We were watching the Hawkeyes growing up, and now that my brother...

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