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The student news site of Iowa City High School

The Little Hawk

The student news site of Iowa City High School

The Little Hawk

Eviann Smith 24 returns the serve against Western Dubuque

Girls Tennis Individual and Team Districts Recap

Hattie Conover, Reporter May 15, 2024

Sydney Geisen ‘26 tosses the ball above her head, winding her racquet and making contact with the racket's center. The ball smacks across the court right into the corner, acing her opponent, and breaking...

Madlock is both a football and track athlete


Bobby Bacon and Charlie Firmstone May 15, 2024

Jeremiah Madlock ‘24 is a senior who is currently committed to play football at Quincy University. This spring he is now preparing for his final season of track.  “My mom ran track at Loras [College]...

Raphael Etuma 26 prepares to throw shotput at the Forewald Coleman Relays

New Additions for Boys Track

Rito Perez, Reporter May 8, 2024

Following the previous track season, City High Boys Track lost a national and state record breaking relay time, multiple collegiate level throwers, and some of the best sprinters and jumpers the school...

Abhay Anil 25 heads into the 2024 tennis season ranked 10th in the state.


Jack Rogers, Sports Co-Editor May 8, 2024

Since he was a kid, Abhay Anil ‘25 idolized Roger Federer and would spend hours watching professional tennis on television with his father. “When my dad was younger, he loved watching the sport...

Brendan Lestina ‘25 plays in a singles match

This Week in City High Sports: Week of May 5

Ahmed Basheir and Charlie Firmstone May 6, 2024

Boys’ Soccer After starting the season 8-0 and ranked #1 in Class 4A, the boys team have put themselves in a great position to finally break their State Tournament appearance drought. The Little Hawks...

Teylor Salinas 27 handles the ball during a game against Dubuque Senior

Men’s Soccer Ranked #1 in 4A Heads into Weekend Tournament Against Ranked Teams

Josh Borger Germann, Reporter April 26, 2024

The City High Men’s Soccer team added another win to their undefeated season last night in a statement 5-1 win against the number 6-ranked Dubuque Hempstead despite being tied 1-1 at halftime. This improved...

Dancer watches action from the back line


Charlie Firmstone and Bobby Bacon April 22, 2024

Jack Dancer ‘25 is a junior soccer player at City High who has been a varsity starter since his freshman year.  This year Dancer is playing a new position. He moved from the back line to the midfield...

Photo courtesy of Sara Eisenberg

Men’s Soccer Looks to Extend Undefeated Season This Week

Josh Borger Germann, Reporter April 17, 2024

The undefeated (2-0) City High Men's Soccer team is looking to extend their winning streak in a series of back-to-back games this week. The Little Hawks will first face off against Dubuque Senior (3-5)...

City High Women’s Soccer’s starting lineup huddles before a game against Davenport Central on April 4th

Inside the Huddle: City High Women’s Soccer Captains

Amelie Donovan, Assistant Sports Editor April 16, 2024

Who’s your biggest motivator? Aoife Boulter: My biggest motivator is my teammates. Because they push me to be the best person I can be. I feel very motivated to work hard for them when I don’t feel...

Mens Soccer Regular Season Opener vs Marshalltown

Men’s Soccer Regular Season Opener vs Marshalltown

Josh Borger Germann March 28, 2024

The City High Men’s Soccer season will officially kick off at noon this Saturday, March 30th, against Marshalltown at the CR Prairie Tournament. The Little Hawks won their scrimmage against Regina last...

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