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Swimming: Club State Includes City High Students

Swimming: Club State Includes City High Students

Carly Weigel, Reporter

February 28, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Swimming

High school swim season may be over, but club season is still going strong. City High students participated in the state swim meet this past weekend, seven sessions of racing that resulted in some personal bests and new goals for the rest of the season and going forward. “I’m focusing on staying positive and no...

Girls Basketball Season Ends In Des Moines

Girls Basketball Season Ends In Des Moines

Jack Bacon, Reporter

February 25, 2019


Filed under Basketball, MULTIMEDIA, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

It will be an all Central Iowa Metro League final four at Wells Fargo Arena as City High girls basketball fell to West Des Moines Valley today in overtime. The Little Hawks were the only team from outside the CIML Conference to qualify for State this season. It was a frustrating loss for City High...

City vs West Des Moines Valley Live Stream

City vs West Des Moines Valley Live Stream

LH Staff, Reporter

February 25, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

Wrestling Team Overcoming Injuries

Wrestling Team Overcoming Injuries

Jack Bacon, Reporter

February 18, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Wrestling

With the State Tournament just around the corner, Little Hawk wrestling hopes it has turned the corner. After a regular season derailed by injuries and illness, 170 pound wrestler Brandon Lalla ‘19 believes City is prepared to turn heads in Des Moines. “We’ve had a rough season,” said Lalla...

Bowling Prepares for State Qualifier Meet

Bowling Prepares for State Qualifier Meet

Natalie Green, Henry Mildenstein, and Emme Perencevich

February 14, 2019


Filed under NEWS, SPORTS

While bowling is often considered a casual game played with friends and family, members of the City High bowling team are dedicated to becoming the best possible bowler they can be. Throughout the 2018-2019 school year, the bowling team has been one of the more successful teams at City High. As the stat...

Girls Basketball Clinches Another Conference Title

Girls Basketball Clinches Another Conference Title

Jack Bacon, Reporter

February 14, 2019


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS

City High girls basketball are conference champions. Again. The Little Hawks clinched the MVC Mississippi Division on Wednesday night with a 60-54 win over Cedar Rapids Washington. The win marked Coach Bill McTaggert's seventh conference title in as many years, a feat that proves to any doubters that...

Little Hawks Battle Warriors For MVC Title

Little Hawks Battle Warriors For MVC Title

Jack Bacon, Reporter

February 13, 2019


Filed under Basketball, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

The moment City High girls basketball had been building towards was here. Already the number one seed overall in the state, the Little Hawks were set to take on Cedar Falls in a game to clinch at least a share of the MVC Title... but Iowa weather had other plans. The game between the Tigers (18-1)...

City Drops the Ball

City Drops the Ball

Lottie Gidal, News and Sports Editor

February 11, 2019


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

In what is normally the most anticipated game of the basketball season, barely a hundred supporters were in the stands Thursday night to cheer on their teams as City prepared to take on West for the second time. Low turnout and a slew of missed practices due to weather set the stage for a night of disappointment...

Weigel for the Win

Weigel for the Win

Alison Kenaston and Julianne Berry-Stoelzle

February 4, 2019


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

In a season plagued by injuries, Isaac Weigel ‘21 has managed to remain healthy. Weigel has won almost every individual event he has been put into, constantly working to reach the goals he has set for the future. “He has been just a workhorse for us,” Coach Jordan Huff said. “We can’t real...

Fighting Fit!

Fighting Fit!

Mira Bohannan Kumar, Web & Copy Editor

February 1, 2019


Filed under City High, SPORTS

Riding Together

Riding Together

Lottie Gidal, News and Sports Editor

January 28, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

To many, horseback riding appears to be a solo sport, but for Alex ‘20 and Rachel Marsh ‘22, quite the opposite is true. Not only do they consider themselves part of a team with their horses, but they also have each other to rely on. “When I was in elementary school, I tried so hard to talk...

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