The Little Hawk

Little Hawk Sports Podcast

Little Hawk Sports Podcast

Wolfgang Fullenkamp, Ben Horowitz, Rocco Zollo, and Cooper Kirschling

November 15, 2019

City High Football – A Season in Review

City High Football – A Season in Review

Aaron Stalkfleet, Reporter

November 15, 2019

City High Football Record: 2-7 Schedule: 8/30 - 23-20 L @ Liberty  9/6 - 52-7 L Cedar Falls 9/13 - 28-25 W @ Ames (Battle for the Little Cy-Hawk) 9/20 - 49-13 L @ Hempstead 9/27 - 10-7 W Muscatine 10/3 - 43-19 L @ Davenport North 1011 - 38-14 L @ Pleasant Valley  10/18 - 62-...

Eat, Sleep, Derby.

Eat, Sleep, Derby.

Nina Lavezzo-Stecopoulos and Alison Kenaston

November 15, 2019

The smell of sweat fills the air as team members of the Iowa City Bruisers push past their opponents, gaining points to win the match. The team is the only free roller derby team in the world. It includes members from all three high schools in the district with an age range of 6-18 years old.  R...

Seven City High Athletes Commit to College Athletics

Seven City High Athletes Commit to College Athletics

Julianne Berry-Stoelzle, Sports Editor

November 15, 2019

Some seniors still have no idea where they want to go to college, but others sign a Letter of Intent early in their senior year. Signing a Letter of Intent to a college is essentially a promise to go and be on a sports team of that college. This requires those seniors to be certain that they actuall...

Freshmen To Watch

Freshmen To Watch

Julianne Berry-Stoelzle, Sports Editor

November 14, 2019

Sparkle Brings Equality into Cheer at City High

Sparkle Brings Equality into Cheer at City High

Alice Boerner and Sophia Wagner

November 13, 2019

The football team crashes through the City High banner, flanked by Sparkle cheerleaders excitedly waving pom-poms towards the stands. Although often overlooked by the crowd due to the bustle of a home football game, the Sparkle team continues to bring enthusiasm and energy.  Laura Schwab is the City High sponsor for th...

Season Recap: Varsity Volleyball

Season Recap: Varsity Volleyball

Aala Basheir and Natalie Green

November 13, 2019

The squeal of shoes on the gym floors and the roar of the crowd faded into the background as the City High volleyball team focused on the last set against Dowling. After losing the first two sets, the team was running out of options. At the end of the game, Dowling had won the third set as well, adva...

Football Series: Redemption

Football Series: Redemption

Aala Basheir and Wolfgang Fullenkamp

November 12, 2019

Just a few minutes into the Battle for the Boot, Tonka Hickman ‘20 started running for the end zone, football in hand. The crowd seemed to hold its breath as he neared his goal. A few seconds later, he crossed the line and scored the first touchdown of the game. At halftime, the score was 26-22 for City. H...

Prepping for the Basketball Season with Andie Westlake

Prepping for the Basketball Season with Andie Westlake

Frances Bottorff, Reporter

November 12, 2019

As a freshman, Andie Westlake ‘22 played varsity basketball. Her shooting skills showed through on the court because she shot over 30% on the three-point line. Ever since the season ended, she has  continued to train.  “Most of us have been lifting three times a week and we've been doing open g...

It’s Not All in Your Head: Mental Health in Athletes

It’s Not All in Your Head: Mental Health in Athletes

Jesse Hausknecht-Brown, Features Editor

November 11, 2019

Before the sun has risen, Heidi Stalkfleet ‘22 pulls her goggles down over her eyes and dives into the cold pool. This early morning swim practice is followed by school, another swim practice, homework, and finally sleep–only to get up at five am and do it again. This is the daily routine of many hi...

City High Girls Swimming Places Eighth at State Meet

City High Girls Swimming Places Eighth at State Meet

Julianne Berry-Stoelzle and Carly Weigel

November 11, 2019

It was state, the final meet of the high school swim season. The screaming roar of the crowd filled the pool as the girls on the 200-yard medley relay walked out holding hands. One team at a time, they strode by the bleachers packed with family members and friends alike until they ended up behind...

Girls Cross Country Finishes Their Season in 9th Place at State

Girls Cross Country Finishes Their Season in 9th Place at State

Rachel Marsh, Reporter

November 11, 2019

The gun goes off. The race starts. This is what the training was for. What the blood, sweat, and tears were for. All for this race: the state meet. Running till collapse and running past that. Running all to cross the finish line, see the time flash across the board, and be proud of it. “If so...

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