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Season Expectations: Boy’s Varsity Bowling

Season Expectations: Boy’s Varsity Bowling

Dylan Ryfe, Reporter

December 8, 2017


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Finishing 4-7 last season, the Boys Varsity Bowling Team is looking to make it to the state championship. “I think we can absolutely win the state championship,” Coach Mike Degner said. “These kids have been bowling for numerous years, we just have to apply the things we are learning [At Colonial...

Wrestlers Ride Promising Opening to Season

Wrestlers Ride Promising Opening to Season

Egan Smith, Reporter

December 7, 2017


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“Fun to coach.” That’s how Head Coach Cory Connell would describe his team in three words. The varsity team is currently undefeated with wins against Prairie and Cedar Falls, and a first-place finish in an eight-team Tournament in Newton. Coach Connell has many ambitions for his team this season. ...

Swimmers Slowed by Linn-Mar

Swimmers Slowed by Linn-Mar

Rika Yahashiri, Reporter

December 7, 2017


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Ashley Joens Nominated for KCRG Athlete of the Week

Ashley Joens Nominated for KCRG Athlete of the Week

Theo Prineas and Griffen Vogelgesang

December 6, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, SPORTS

  Ashley Joens ‘18 is ranked the #19 women’s high school basketball player in the United States and #7 in her position as guard forward. She has been nominated for KCRG’s Athlete of the Week. Athletes of the Week are voted for and featured on the KCRG website. “I am voting for her. I think it’s impor...

City High vs. Linn-Mar Swim Meet Duel Preview

City High vs. Linn-Mar Swim Meet Duel Preview

Forrest Frazier, Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Swimming

With City High coming off of a strong performance at the CR Washington duel, the hopes are high for tonight. Just like last week, it’s not going to be an easy task. Linn-Mar is a staked team, with stand out individuals. Linn-Mar swimmer Matt Peng’s freestyle times could put City High’s Michale ...

City Hangs With #7 Pleasant Valley

City Hangs With #7 Pleasant Valley

Egan Smith, Reporter

December 4, 2017


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Thursday night featured City Boys Varsity Basketball's first game of the season. The Little Hawks, eager to get another chance on the court, faced off against #7 ranked Pleasant Valley. This year’s squad is pretty young compared to others as the team mostly consists of juniors and only o...

Wrestlers Win Opening Matches Against Prairie and Cedar Falls

Wrestlers Win Opening Matches Against Prairie and Cedar Falls

Jack Bacon, Reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

For the Little Hawk wrestling team, the wait is finally over. City High kicked off its 2017-18 wrestling season with important wins over Cedar Falls and perennial MVC power Cedar Rapids Prairie. The night started off with a duel against Prairie, an early season matchup with far reaching implication...

Men’s Basketball Opens Season at Home

Men’s Basketball Opens Season at Home

Egan Smith, Reporter

November 30, 2017


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283 agonizing days and nights. That’s how long the City High Boys Varsity Team has waited to play on the court again. They have taken each and every one of those days to prepare for this year's season and every challenge it throws at them. City will be playing PV at 7:30 PM at City High. “Coming...

Boys Swimming Excels at Dual Meet with CR Washington

Boys Swimming Excels at Dual Meet with CR Washington

Eric Thomas and Forrest Frazier

November 30, 2017


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The City v.s. Washington duel started with a bang: the City High Boy’s Varsity won the 200 yd medley relay of Forrest Frazier ‘20, Eric Thomas ‘18, Sam Naylor ‘18, and Mickale Sadecky ‘18. Following that, Sadecky surged to the win in both the 100 and 50 freestyle, maintaining his undefeat...

City High v. Linn-Mar Girls Basketball Preview

City High v. Linn-Mar Girls Basketball Preview

Dylan Ryfe, Reporter

November 28, 2017


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The City High Girls Varsity Basketball Team will start their season facing off against Linn Mar tonight in the City High gym. The Little Hawks ended last season 22-2, losing in the quarterfinals of the state championship to Cedar Falls 48-46. Ashley Joens ‘18 led the team, averaging 21.1 points a ...

Girls Favored to Return to Wells Fargo

Girls Favored to Return to Wells Fargo

Christina Hora, Reporter

November 20, 2017


Filed under Basketball, City High, Showcase, SPORTS

After finishing 22-2 last season, the City High girls basketball team is hungry for more. “It was hard losing at the Well in the first game last year,” Iowa State commit Ashley Joens ‘18 said. “We are determined to win it all this year. This is our year.” The Little Hawks’ rival We...

The Greatest Hawkeye Football Games of All-Time

Henry Mildenstein, Reporter

November 14, 2017


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OPINION With Iowa’s recent upset over #3 Ohio State, I thought it would be fitting to share three Hawkeye football games that are all among the greatest the program has ever played. There is no particular order in which these games are ranked and I am sure I left off other great games but these ...

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