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Maquoketa Cardinals senior first baseman and pitcher Payton Mangler will take his baseball talents to Cornell College next season.

TIPTON — The Maquoketa Cardinals baseball team got the 2021 season off on the right foot by sweeping a doubleheader 8-0 and 10-1 in Tipton against the Tigers. 

DES MOINES — The Easton Valley boys 4x200 brought home 5th-place medals from the Class 1A state track meet in Des Moines last week — the best finish in the school district’s existence.

SOLON — Both Maquoketa Cardinals track teams are sending runners to state this weekend in Des Moines. 

Some 25 area youths participated in the Pitch Hit Run competition hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Maquoketa May 12 at the Grove Street ball diamonds. Shown are some participants Justice Armbruster, Tayden Howell, Hunter Rupp and Jaden Fitzpatrick. Baseball champions were Ryker Kemp, age 7/8; E…

BELLEVUE — The team title came down to the last race of the night (the 4x400) with the Maquoketa Cardinals girls track team leading Lisbon by two points at the Comet Relays April 23

TIPTON — Only one of his 34-person track team possesses much varsity track experience, but Maquoketa Cardinals Girls Track Coach Tod Bowman said he was “pleasantly surprised” with how the team performed as a whole. 

ANDREW— Fifteen Jackson County 4-H basketball teams competed in three divisions in the annual 4-H Basketball Tournament held March 13 in the Andrew School gym. 

Autumn Dykstra and the Iowa Central women have found their rhythm as of late, reeling off three straight wins going into further games last week.

Connor Becker and Caiden Atienza picked up their Iowa Basketball Coaches Association Academic All-State awards March 12 in Des Moines during the Iowa State Basketball Tournament in Wells Fargo Arena. They were two of 25 athletes named to the team from a pool of 83 applicants.

Jim Kettmann, head coach for the Marquette Catholic girls basketball team for the past 18 years, was honored for his 300th career victory.

The Maquoketa Cardinals bowlingteam held its end-of-the-season awards banquet March 10 at the Timber Center in Maquoketa.

DES MOINES — With no time left in regulation, the Easton Valley River Hawks connected on two clutch free throws to send the first-round state basketball game into overtime.

The Maquoketa Cardinals girls track team faced numerous unknowns last week when athletes attended track practice for the first time in two years. The 2020 season was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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The third time proved to be the charm as the Maquoketa Cardinals boys basketball team rallied late in the contest to defeat West Delaware in the first round of Iowa’s Class 3A playoffs last week.

For the second consecutive year, Maquoketa High School senior Kiara Schmidt auditioned and was selected for the All-Iowa Honor Dance Team.

Bowling season comes to an end for Maquoketa High School students

Maquoketa Marlins, front to back, Ellie Cagle, Morgan Millsap, and Kahlan Baker are headed to state to represent the Maquoketa Marlins YMCA swim team in Marshalltown on March 6. Cagle will compete in the 100 free, Millsap in the 50 and 100 backstroke and 100 free, and Baker will compete in t…

The Maquoketa Cardinals played a busy week with three road games, losing two and winning one starting with a road trip to Solon Jan. 12.

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The Maquoketa Cardinals girls basketball team went 1 for 2 last week, losing to Solon 57-50 then dropping another road game to the Central DeWitt Sabers 61 39. They won the last contest of the week, downing the Clinton River Queen’s 48-20 Saturday afternoon.

TIPTON — Only one of his 34-person track team possesses much varsity track experience, but Maquoketa Cardinals Girls Track Coach Tod Bowman said he was “pleasantly surprised” with how the team performed as a whole. 

ANDREW— Fifteen Jackson County 4-H basketball teams competed in three divisions in the annual 4-H Basketball Tournament held March 13 in the Andrew School gym. 

Autumn Dykstra and the Iowa Central women have found their rhythm as of late, reeling off three straight wins going into further games last week.

Connor Becker and Caiden Atienza picked up their Iowa Basketball Coaches Association Academic All-State awards March 12 in Des Moines during the Iowa State Basketball Tournament in Wells Fargo Arena. They were two of 25 athletes named to the team from a pool of 83 applicants.

Jim Kettmann, head coach for the Marquette Catholic girls basketball team for the past 18 years, was honored for his 300th career victory.

The Maquoketa Cardinals bowlingteam held its end-of-the-season awards banquet March 10 at the Timber Center in Maquoketa.

DES MOINES — With no time left in regulation, the Easton Valley River Hawks connected on two clutch free throws to send the first-round state basketball game into overtime.

The Maquoketa Cardinals girls track team faced numerous unknowns last week when athletes attended track practice for the first time in two years. The 2020 season was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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The third time proved to be the charm as the Maquoketa Cardinals boys basketball team rallied late in the contest to defeat West Delaware in the first round of Iowa’s Class 3A playoffs last week.

For the second consecutive year, Maquoketa High School senior Kiara Schmidt auditioned and was selected for the All-Iowa Honor Dance Team.

Bowling season comes to an end for Maquoketa High School students

Maquoketa Marlins, front to back, Ellie Cagle, Morgan Millsap, and Kahlan Baker are headed to state to represent the Maquoketa Marlins YMCA swim team in Marshalltown on March 6. Cagle will compete in the 100 free, Millsap in the 50 and 100 backstroke and 100 free, and Baker will compete in t…

The Maquoketa Cardinals played a busy week with three road games, losing two and winning one starting with a road trip to Solon Jan. 12.

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The Maquoketa Cardinals girls basketball team went 1 for 2 last week, losing to Solon 57-50 then dropping another road game to the Central DeWitt Sabers 61 39. They won the last contest of the week, downing the Clinton River Queen’s 48-20 Saturday afternoon.

When Major League Baseball Dec. 9 released its list of 120 minor league teams chosen to become full-season affiliates of 30 MLB teams, it affirmed what the Clinton LumberKings management have known for the past 13 months.