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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.

The Easton Valley River Hawks played an unusual game Friday night in Preston, defeating Central Elkader 86-0. The River Hawks ran only 21 offensive plays all night; in a typical game, teams run an average of 50 to 60 plays. The River Hawks recorded nine touchdowns on those 21 plays. 

The Maquoketa Cardinals volleyball team got off to a good start for the season, going 4-1 in a tournament at Maquoketa High School Saturday.

ANAMOSA — The Maquoketa Cardinals football season got off to a strong start thanks to the team’s ground game. 

Second-year head coach Nicole Snyder said she likes the makeup of her Maquoketa volleyball squad. With nine seniors to lean on for leadership, two juniors should see a lot of court time, and three sophomores should contribute this season.

Attention hunters who would like to sharpen their wing shooting skills before dove, duck, or pheasant season, or anyone who just wants to shoot some clay targets. 

Now that it is the first week in August, all the sports for the school year 2018-19 are in the books. Maquoketa and Easton Valley sports will look for more success in the 2019-20 academic. 

 The Maquoketa softball team lost to the Western Dubuque Bobcats in district play at the Bobcats field Thursday, July 11, effectively ending the Cards’ season. 

The Easton Valley baseball team opened tournament play against an improving Marquette Catholic team. Saturday afternoon, July 13, in Calamus. The River Hawks scored first in the second inning to take a 1-0 lead to the top of third.

Nate Trenkamp encourages his teammates after he is safe at third for a triple in district action in Calamus July 13 against Marquette Catholic.

The Maquoketa Cardinals baseball team had a tough schedule last week with Central DeWitt and the Marion Indians coming to the Jack Marlowe Athletic Complex. 

Following are results from stock car racing Saturday evening during HUSCO International Family Night at Maquoketa Speedway.

After sweeping West Delaware earlier in the week, the Maquoketa Cardinals baseball team traveled to Dubuque Wahlert for a non-conference game June 25. 

Izzy Hardin isn’t like any other 11-year-old. She loves to play softball, is very focused on excelling in everything she does, and has a brain tumor. 

Nothing can stop Jeff Weigman’s pursuit of adventure — not even a full hip replacement.

The Maquoketa Cardinals baseball team swept a double header Thursday night from the Benton Community Bobcats.

Following are results from stock car racing Saturday evening during QCJeeps.com Night at Maquoketa Speedway.

Carlene Paul competed in the Iowa girls high school golf event May 28-29 in Ankeny. This is the second straight year Paul qualified for state golf. Last year the Maquoketa girls golf team qualified; this year Paul got in as an individual.