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Something to Cheer About

Something to Cheer About

Rebecca Michaeli, Reporter

January 27, 2020

The winter sports season means a change of pace for the cheerleaders. Instead of cheering on the football field, they are cheering on the basketball court and wrestling mat.  “I really like cheering for wrestling. It's such a small group of people, so you get really close,” Anna Gayley ‘22...

West Wins the Golden Speedo at Senior Night

West Wins the Golden Speedo at Senior Night

Carly Weigel, Reporter

January 22, 2020

City High shoots off the blocks during the 200 free relay, Forrest Frazier ‘20 leading the group followed by Caleb Coons ‘22, Bryce Edens ‘22, and Isaac Weigel ‘21. They hit the wall just behind the combined team of West and Liberty, shattering the school record set in 1994 with a new time of 1:...

City Closely Defeated by Linn-Mar

City Closely Defeated by Linn-Mar

Carly Weigel, Reporter

January 16, 2020

The cheering grows louder as Forrest Frazier ‘20 hits the wall on the last leg of the 400 free relay. The City High relay of Bryce Edens ‘22, Caleb Coons ‘22, Isaac Weigel ‘21, and Frazier won the last event with a time of 3:17.15. “I put Weigel in the 200 IM and the 100 breaststroke, because ...

Injury Prevention for Athletes

Injury Prevention for Athletes

Julianne Berry-Stoelzle and Jae Dancer

December 20, 2019

A sprained ankle, a broken bone, or a torn muscle all have the ability to put even the best athlete on the sideline. An injury in high school athletics can make a big difference, from sitting out a season to not getting a chance to play in college. According to At Your Own Risk, an organization dedic...

Varsity Boys Basketball: Seeking Control

Varsity Boys Basketball: Seeking Control

Aala Basheir, Reporter

December 19, 2019

With a new head coach and the season just getting started, eyes are on the Little Hawks as they approach the 2019-2020 season. City High varsity basketball players have hopes of turning around their records from previous years. “The people that criticize us, they don't see the process. We see it throug...

Ring Chasing

Ring Chasing

Noah Bullwinkle, Reporter

December 18, 2019

The water lies still, a blue mirror of liquid reflecting the dimmed lights overhead. Through the clear glass windows of the pool, the sun is a splatter painting of light, rising just above the horizon to peek its rays into the cavernous walls of Coe Natatorium. An analog clock hanging on the wall reads...

New Start, New Season

New Start, New Season

Alison Kenaston, Sports Editor

December 17, 2019

The familiar smell of chlorine fills the Mercer Recreational Center as Ike Casey yells at swimmers to hold their streamlines alongside head coach Zane Hugo. After six years, Casey is back at Mercer again, only now instead of swimming on the City High boys swim team, he is the assistant coach. The ...

Bowlers Fall to Western Dubuque

Bowlers Fall to Western Dubuque

Sophia Lusala, Reporter

December 16, 2019

On Thursday, December 12, the City High girls and boys bowling teams hoped for a win. At the end of the third match, though, Seth Hiatt ‘21 helplessly watched from lane one as City High fell to Western Dubuque. The meet result was a loss for both JV and Varsity girls and boys, ending 2640 - 2272 for b...

LIVESTREAM: City vs. West

LIVESTREAM:  City vs. West

Jake Binggeli, Jack Rogers, and Willa Rogers

December 13, 2019

Running Through the Cold

Running Through the Cold

Rachel Marsh, Reporter

December 9, 2019

The bell rings, school is out for the day. People leave, go home to do their other tasks. But one group stays behind, puts on their running clothes and head out for a run. A run? Yes, a run. Even though it’s December or January and the bitterly cold wind blows through all their layers. Some might ca...

Girls Basketball off to a Strong Start

Girls Basketball off to a Strong Start

Rowan Boulter, Reporter

December 9, 2019

Friday night featured the City Girls Varsity Basketball’s first game of the season. The Little Hawks, eager to return to the court, played Kennedy at home. City High beat Kennedy 79-37. Rose Nkumu led the game with 22 points and Paige Rocca with 18 points.  After the game, varsity player, Andie West...

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