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Maquoketa Community School District’s various athletic programs experienced the highs of success and the lows of near-misses in 2019.
After starting the season against two ranked teams, and losing both of them, the Easton Valley River Hawks recorded the first “W” Friday night at home against Starmont, winning 50-23.
The Easton Valley River Hawks girls basketball team opened the season on the road against Bellevue Marquette Nov. 26. It was also the first varsity contest for the River Hawks’ new head coach Chad Gruver.
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.