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This article was written in January 2016, when the Maquoketa High School freshmen boys basketball team sported a 10-0 record in the WaMaC and a 10-2 record overall. It provided an early glimpse at the talents of the 2018-19 varsity team.
The Maquoketa boys’ basketball team had an epic season — one that the community hasn’t seen for many years. We want to recognize all their accomplishments on the court with a commemorative piece that celebrates the athletes and those who got them there.THIS ONE-TIME-ONLY PIECE IS SURE TO BE …
The Maquoketa Cardinals boys basketball team defeated the Central DeWitt Sabers 55-47 tonight in the Maquoketa High School gym in round 2 of district play.
CLINTON — The Maquoketa Cardinals girls basketball team opened post-season play on the road against the Clinton River Queens Feb. 13, but lost 64-44 Saturday to the North Scott Lancers, ending the season.
Through the efforts of Superintendent E. L. Miller in the late 1930s Maquoketa High School became a pioneer of high school wrestling among schools their size in the area. Miller also was dean of the Maquoketa Junior College with special interest in music and starting a wrestling program there.
Congratulations to the Maquoketa boys basketball team, which won the WaMaC Conference Championship tonight after defeating West Delaware 59-50 in the Maquoketa High School gym.
Sydney Stender, majoring in Agricultural and Life Sciences Education at Iowa State University, was elected to serve as first vice president of the Sigma Alpha Chapter at Iowa State University in 2019 by chapter members.
The Maquoketa bowling team earned first place in Class 1A in a recent tournament in Clinton. The team also was tournament overall champion against 16 boys teams. Shown are, from left, Colton Goodenow, Drake Iverson, Taylor Fox, Austin Davison, Caden Stephany and Kyler Beidler.
Editor’s note: This article reflects the Maquoketa Cardinals’ team record as of press time Tuesday morning. The Sentinel-Press was on newsstands before Tuesday night’s game.