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.
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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 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.
Maquoketa High School cross country will likely get a boost in future years with the hiring this year of a middle school cross country coach.
Maquoketa High School freshman Jenna Wiebenga was selected to play softball for the West Region USSSA All-American Games this summer in Viera, Florida.
People new to target shooting and looking for an opportunity to give it a try, as well as seasoned veterans, are invited to a public trap shoot from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5.
The Maquoketa baseball team recorded its second walk-off win of the year, defeating Vinton-Shellsburg in the first game of a doubleheader Thursday night.
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.