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Girls varsity player #8 Aoife Boulter kicks the ball in their game against PV.

Girls Soccer Up and Running

Rachel Marsh, Photo Editor, Reporter April 29, 2021

They are finally out on the turf after a year away. Under the lights, with their parents and friends right on the bleachers looking over the field, they wait to get the touch, the pass, the goal, the win....

In the first ever Clash for the Club City High placed 3rd.

City Finishes 3rd in First Ever Clash for the Club

Max Berry-Stoelzle, Reporter April 28, 2021

In the first annual Clash for the Club tournament at Finkbine golf course City High came away with third place. City High’s Allison Ribble led the team, finishing seventh in individuals with 107 strokes,...

Anita Venzke '21 playing in a match against Kennedy.

Women’s Tennis Wins Against Waterloo West

Greta Stanier, Reporter April 23, 2021

On Tuesday, despite cold and blustery conditions that caused tennis balls to bounce out of reach, the women's varsity tennis team defeated Waterloo West. The team won five out of six singles matches and...

Malachi Nye '22 warms up in preparation for his match against Waterloo West.

Boys Tennis Deals with Setbacks from Missing Season

Julianne Berry-Stoelzle, Executive & Sports Editor April 22, 2021

After not being able to have a tennis season last year because of the pandemic, many players on the City High boys tennis team have had to start at the basics. “The team is very inexperienced, but...

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...

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