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CITY VS. WEST: What You Need To Know

CITY VS. WEST:  What You Need To Know

Max Firmstone and Aubrey Joens, Journalist

December 7, 2018


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, SHOWCASE, SPORTS, VIDEO, VIDEO

After the dramatic City v. West showdown in the state tournament last year, both girls and boys teams will have a chance at a rematch this Friday night at City High, and the stakes are high, both teams are undefeated this season so far. West and City anticipate this event all year and both will be ready...

Wrestlers Kick Off Season in Dominating Fashion

Wrestlers Kick Off Season in Dominating Fashion

Jack Bacon, Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS, Wrestling

Wrestling season is back, and the defending MVC Champion Little Hawks are ready to rumble. Ranked seventh in the state, City kicked off the season in dominating fashion with a 64-15 win over Cedar Rapids Xavier last night. Senior wrestler Brandon Lalla was happy to get the win. "It was a great way...

Weigel, Kopelman, Bui, and Kueter Win Races in Loss to C.R. Washington

Weigel, Kopelman, Bui, and Kueter Win Races in Loss to C.R. Washington

Carly Weigel, Reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, SHOWCASE, Slideshows, SPORTS

In the first individual event of the night, Isaac Weigel ‘21 cut through the water to finish first with a time of 1:48.8, beating the second place Cedar Rapids Washington swimmer by two seconds. “It was not my best swim,” Weigel said. “I’m okay with it because it was after taking a slight break ...

Girls XC Honors Athletes at Awards Ceremony

Girls XC Honors Athletes at Awards Ceremony

Ellis Chen, Reporter

November 27, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Students and their families packed into the commons last Thursday, November 22. Each class was honored as coaches called students to the front of the room to be recognized with handshakes and applause. After acknowledging each class, coaches Lynn and Ryan Ahlers began handing out carefully crafte...

Little Hawks Pull Away Late in Preseason Game

Little Hawks Pull Away Late in Preseason Game

Jack Bacon, Reporter

November 27, 2018


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS

Fans got their first look at the City High boys basketball team on Monday as the Little Hawks took on 1A Grinnell in a preseason scrimmage. City was without key starter Keyshawn Christian '20, but still picked up a double digit victory over the Tigers. Grinnell gave the Little Hawks their best shot,...

Making a Splash

Making a Splash

Julianne Berry-Stoelzle and Alison Kenaston

November 21, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Walking out holding hands with the other girls in their heat, screams fill their ears. The cheers of all the parents and students of all the swim teams represented is deafening. The swimmers make their way to the starting blocks, taking off their warm ups and shaking out their muscles. Staring dire...

New Coach Profile: Phillip Hansen

New Coach Profile: Phillip Hansen

Zoë Miller, Features Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

The City High girls’ soccer program is welcoming a new head coach, Phillip Hansen, for the 2018-2019 season. Ever since Hansen was young he has always loved soccer. He was introduced to coaching in high school where he helped out with the kids at various summer camps. After becoming a teacher at Cit...

Football Team Closes Out Season With Awards Banquet

Football Team Closes Out Season With Awards Banquet

Jack Bacon, Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Football, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

The 2018 football season officially came to an end on Monday night as the team held its annual awards banquet. The event celebrated the accomplishments of players from all three levels. Each team played a highlight reel of their best plays from throughout the season and then announced award winners...

Run for Relief 2018

Run for Relief 2018

Noah Bullwinkle, Reporter

November 6, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

With the cold Iowa wind blowing, a record amount of runners participated in the annual Run for Relief hosted by the City High women’s cross country team. Every year, the team chooses a charity for which the 5k benefits. This year, the run raised money towards IC Compassion, an organization benefiting immi...

XC Season Comes to a Close

XC Season Comes to a Close

Estella Brady, Opinion Editor

November 5, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, SPORTS, XCountry

The mud beneath the freshly-cut grass was slightly wetter and softer than the runners would have liked, but considering the entire season--full of delays and cancellations due to rain and flooding--that was about to come to a close, they were excited to be able to give a race everything they had, rega...

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