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Young Leadership Guides Volleyball Team

Young Leadership Guides Volleyball Team

Addy Smith, Sports Editor

October 4, 2017


Filed under City High, Showcase, SPORTS

Young. A term frequently used in reference to the 2017 City High Volleyball team; a group with only three returning varsity letterwinners and one senior. On the outside it may be easy to write off the team due to their lack of experience, but Head Coach Craig Pitcher wants to make sure his team knows...

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...

Renewed Energy Propels Team

Renewed Energy Propels Team

Sylvia Gidal, Reporter

October 4, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

They’re only four meets into the season, but the City High Women’s Cross Country team is already off to an impressive start. Both the Varsity and JV squads have scored in the top six each meet, and don’t plan to steady anytime soon. The team is continuing with long, aggressive workouts and maintai...

MVC Super meet preview

MVC Super meet preview

Simeon Smith, Reporter

October 4, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

Tomorrow afternoon the boys and girls cross country teams, both ranked 8th in the state, will got to Dubuque to run at the MVC Supermeet. The teams that will be in attendance are Cedar Rapids Jefferson, Cedar Rapids Kennedy, Cedar Rapids Prairie, Cedar Rapids Washington, Dubuque Hempstead, Dubuque Sen...

Powderpuff Recap 2017

Powderpuff Recap 2017

Olivia Baird, Liam McComas, and Gabe Baird

October 2, 2017


Filed under City High, Multimedia, Slideshows, SPORTS

Weeks of play-learning, nickname choosing, ball catching, and smack talking all came down to one night: six teams made up of junior and senior girls all fighting for one thing. In the end, Grab That Pass came out as the victors of the 5th Annual Powderpuff Football game. “[Winning it all] felt g...

Girls Swimming Returns, Larger Than Ever

Girls Swimming Returns, Larger Than Ever

Eden Knoop, Opinion Editor

October 1, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Swimming

After three years of team growth, City Girls Swimming has reached a milestone: the largest team in City High history. There are 34 girls competing this year, three of whom are divers- the largest number of divers on the team since Zane Hugo was made coach in 2014. “That’s been benefiting us a...

Little Hawks Fall to Davenport Central

Little Hawks Fall to Davenport Central

Anshul Gowda, Reporter

September 30, 2017


Filed under City High, Showcase, SPORTS

City High and Davenport Central faced off tonight, and in the end, City took the loss with a score of 63- 28. Liam McComas 19’ (#51) and his teammates said they needed to work on the 5 keys that would allow them to better prepare themselves for the rest of the Little Hawks’ season. “[T...

Football Starts Fresh

Football Starts Fresh

Addy Smith, Sports Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under City High, Showcase, SPORTS

Just five games into their season, the Little Hawk Football team has already seen their fair share of ups and downs. After handedly defeating Linn-Mar in the first game of the season, the team lost Devontae Foster to an ankle injury for the next two games, including when they faced West in the Battle o...

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