The Little Hawk

Unexpected Endings

Unexpected Endings

Julianne Berry-Stoelzle, Reporter

October 27, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

After thirty years in a row of qualifying for state, the City High Girls Cross Country team broke their streak. They came in fifth at Divisionals, missing the qualifying third place by only three points. “It teaches you that cross country is a very razor thin sport where a few thing here or the...

Fighting For Family

Fighting For Family

Jack Bacon, Reporter

October 26, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

It was four in the morning when Maisha Sila’s mother woke him. She sat him and his siblings down and told them the news: their uncle had passed away. “And I was like, wait what?” said Sila. “That doesn’t make any sense.” The news was shocking. Sila had spoken to his uncle (who won’t be named in this a...

Ellie Evans ’19 Leads Volleyball to Sweep Muscatine 3-0

Ellie Evans ’19 Leads Volleyball to Sweep Muscatine 3-0

Phoebe Chapnick-Sorokin, Executive Editor

October 24, 2018


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, SHOWCASE, Slideshows, SPORTS

Last night, City High’s volleyball team defeated Muscatine 3-0, with a close last set of 25-22. Ellie Evans ‘19 played strong, leading the team to victory. She was impressed with the team’s persistence as they were losing in the first set. “I was really impressed with our consistency and our composure...

Recap: Battle for the Boot

Recap: Battle for the Boot

Jack Bacon, Reporter

October 21, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

For the first time in well over a decade, West High has beaten City in back to back football games. The fifth ranked Trojans were heavily favored over the 2-7 Little Hawks, but that didn’t make the dominating 54-13 loss any easier to swallow. “It was tough,” said Garrett Rosenow, who played offensive a...

Cross-country Divisionals

Cross-country Divisionals

Julianne Berry-Stoelzle, Julianne Berry-Stoelzle

October 19, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

 

Girls Swim Team Places Fifth in the MVC

Girls Swim Team Places Fifth in the MVC

Alison Kenaston, Photo Editor

October 16, 2018


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This past Saturday, October 13, the girls swim team broke records and placed fifth in the Mississippi Valley Conference. During the event, Carly Weigel '20, Olivia Masterson '20, Trinity Sadecky '20, and Rika Yahashiri '21 broke the Mississippi Conference record for the 200 medley relay with a time of...

Run for the Schools Sees Huge Turnout

Lottie Gidal, News and Sports Editor

October 16, 2018


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Girls XC Takes 3rd and Boys Finish 5th at MVC Divisional

Girls XC Takes 3rd and Boys Finish 5th at MVC Divisional

Lottie Gidal, News and Sports Editor

October 15, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

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City High vs Linn-Mar: Into the Lions’ Den

City High vs Linn-Mar: Into the Lions’ Den

Ethan Snee, Reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Football, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

The Little Hawks are looking to bounce back this Friday after a wild game against Pleasant Valley last week which had to be finished Saturday due to rain. Senior Max Deprenger will lead City High as they look to take down the Linn-Mar Lions. Deprenger has a positive outlook on tonight’s contest, ...

Hungry For More

Hungry For More

Lottie Gidal, News and Sports Editor

October 2, 2018


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The annual ‘battle for the Spike’ between City and West’s volleyball teams was one of the first major tests of the season. City was looking to start off with a bang, but with a 3-2 finish to West High, the Spike will be spending the next year across town. This loss was not going to get new head...

Eating Like An Athlete

Eating Like An Athlete

Lottie Gidal, News and Sports Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Every Sunday night at 10 p.m., Naomi Meurice ‘19 is in her kitchen, meal-prepping for the week. From burrito bowls to salads to fruit, she packs it into tupperware, ready to be grabbed early the next morning. “In school lunches I didn’t really get everything that I wanted or needed,” Meurice...

Going With the Flow

Going With the Flow

Lottie Gidal, News and Sports Editor

October 1, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

The Iowa River is one of the most polluted in the country, but Mae Crooks ‘19 doesn’t care. For two hours every day, she is gliding on top, taking in the feel of the water beneath her oars. “During the spring and summer it goes from dark to light and it’s really pretty to see the sunrise,”...

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