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Thayne Chapin achieved a pinnacle accomplishment in trapshooting, returning to Maquoketa from the state trapshooting competition as a double state champion. The tournament was held June 5-9 in Cedar Falls. 

The Class 4A No. 13 Maquoketa girls basketball team played the No. 2-ranked Marion Indians Friday night. The Cardinals were on the short end of the stick falling 72-60. 

The Easton Valley River Hawks had another impressive week of basketball, winning two more games to move. Their season record to 7-0. 

The Maquoketa Cardinals boys basketball team opened its season at home against Vinton-Shellsburg last Tuesday on a positive note, coming away with a hard-fought 62-51 victory.

The high school winter sports programs soon will be in full swing. 

Coach Josh Koob has been the Maquoketa sophomore football coach since 2006, and this year’s squad accomplished something that the veteran coach had never experienced before. 

The Easton Valley River Hawks football season came to an end Friday night at the hands of the Don Bosco Dons on their home field. The Dons move on to the state semifinals in the UNI Dome. 

The Maquoketa Cardinals football team bounced back from a disappointing loss last week to defeat Dubuque Wahlert 21-6 to even their record to 4-4 with one more game in the season.

The Maquoketa Cardinals volleyball team won the round-robin Durant Invitational tournament Saturday, going 4-0 in matches and 8-0 in games to finish their Saturday tournament schedule for the season. 

The Maquoketa Cardinals football team got the boost in the arm it needed as the team defeated the Marion Indians 35-10 in the Cardinals’ homecoming game Oct. 4. The Friday-night victory stopped the Cardinals three-game losing streak. 

The Maquoketa Cardinals girls cross country placed third as a team in the Bellevue meet at the Bellevue Golf Club Sept. 24. 

The Maquoketa Cardinals football team ran into an 0-3 Mount Vernon Mustangs passing attack that they could not corral. 

The Maquoketa seventh grade volleyball team played at DeWitt Sept. 12. Coach Teri Taylor noted the Cardinals won the A, B and C games. Melmarie Keller, Kalyn Hackman and Tinsley Howell all were 8 for 8 at the service line. Maranda Wood and Kendra Fultner lead their teams in serving.