The Maquoketa Cardinals girls basketball team got last’s week games off on the right foot, surprising the Solon Spartans by winning 53-52. Then the Cards traveled to DeWitt Thursday night, dropping the contest 73-41 before finishing the week with a 58-25 win during a Saturday matinee against…

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The Maquoketa Cardinals girls basketball team fell to 3-6 after the Marion Wolves came back using the three-point line to their advantage Dec. 21.

The Cardinal boys played three basketball games last week, winning one and dropping two games — one in overtime to southern rival Central DeWitt.

The Maquoketa Cardinals wrestling team had a busy week last week, hosting a quadrangular meet Thursday, Dec. 9, with Rock Island, Dyersville Beckman, and Marion.

The Easton Valley River Hawks girls basketball team traveled to Bellevue to open the 2021-22 season Nov. 23. However, the Marquette Mohawks pulled out a 43-39 win.

The phrase “working my tail off” has become synonymous with diligence. To that end, Tim O’Connell could be a poster boy for any package of words about a strong work ethic. 

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Heading in to the 2021 shotgun deer hunting seasons, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources is encouraging Iowans who are interested in receiving venison and hunters willing to provide it to again sign up with the program. 

Easton Valley’s dream season ended two points shy of a state championship as Cumberland-Anita-Massena CAM outlasted the River Hawks 42-40 in the UNI Dome Nov. 18. 

The Easton Valley River Hawks football team is one win away from a high school championship after defeating Remsen St Mary’s 42-36 in the semi-final at the UNI-Dome Nov. 10.

The Easton Valley River Hawks got the monkey off its back last Thursday by crushing the Kee Hawks from Lansing 67-24. 

The Easton Valley River Hawks volleyball team was only one win shy of earning a berth to the state tournament. Conference coaches took notice and voted five River Hawks to postseason awards.

The Easton Valley River Hawks football team remains undefeated after picking off English Valley 60-7 in round two of the 8-man playoffs last week. 

Easton Valley’s 8-player football team advances to round 2 of the playoffs after defeating Dunkerton 69-8 Friday night in Preston.

The Maquoketa Cardinals football team got off to a slow start against Benton Community Friday night in Maquoketa, falling 42-14.

The River Hawks kept its undefeated season and the hopes of a district championship alive last Friday night by defeating the Edgewood-Colesburg Vikings 60-14 in Preston.

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The Maquoketa Cardinals fell to the Central DeWitt Sabers 26-10 on the road Friday night, keeping the Cardinals winless so far this season.

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The Maquoketa Cardinals volleyball team got off to a slow start last week, losing to the Class 4A 4th-ranked Marion Wolves 3-0 at Marion Sept. 28. 

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The Maquoketa Cardinals cross country teams traveled to Epworth to compete amongst a large, loaded field at the Western Dubuque Invitational.

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The Easton Valley River Hawks volleyball team won both of its matches last week, leaving Cedar Valley Christian with a 3-1 win Sept. 28 then defeating Prince of Peace in Miles Sept. 30. 

Cardinals fans had Goodenow Field abuzz with a large crowd to celebrate homecoming Friday night. But after the dust cleared, the Vinton-Shellsburg Vikings held on to defeat the Cardinals 24-21.

The Maquoketa Cardinals football team dropped its third game of the young season last Friday night at Goodenow Field; however, they recorded zero penalties. 

The Monticello Panthers spoiled the Maquoketa Cardinals football team home opener last Friday, downing the Cardinals 27-6.

The Easton Valley football team sent a message across Iowa 8-man football teams: the River Hawks are a team to contend with this season. The team dominated the 8-man non-district game Friday against No. 1 Don Bosco Dons 60-14.

Members of the youth football camp grades 3-5 front row, left to right, are Maverick Veach, Callan Rhodes, Caleb Coates, Remington Hayward, Ethan Hopson, Kyle Moubry. Middle row: Coach Colton Feller, Wylie Miller, Hunter Bickford, Parker Nienkark, Easton Richardson, Bryson Yarolem, Bentley D…

“Maquoketa Cardinals football team had an excellent first week of practice last week” said first-year head coach Riley Brockway. 

The Maquoketa Cardinals 14U AA team participated in the state baseball tournament in Des Moines July 16-18. The local team was placed in the Elite Division according to their power ranking from tournaments they played this year. The team was ranked from among 16 teams in the Elite Division. …

The Maquoketa Cardinals baseball team played a tough week of games, going 2-4 last week. Still, the Cards managed to hand one team its first shutout of the season.

Jenna Wiebenga hit her second home run of the season and the Cardinals played good defense, only committing two errors on the night. However, Maquoketa lost both games of a doubleheader on the road at Williamsburg June 21.

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

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.

The River Hawks kept its undefeated season and the hopes of a district championship alive last Friday night by defeating the Edgewood-Colesburg Vikings 60-14 in Preston.

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The Maquoketa Cardinals fell to the Central DeWitt Sabers 26-10 on the road Friday night, keeping the Cardinals winless so far this season.

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The Maquoketa Cardinals volleyball team got off to a slow start last week, losing to the Class 4A 4th-ranked Marion Wolves 3-0 at Marion Sept. 28. 

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The Maquoketa Cardinals cross country teams traveled to Epworth to compete amongst a large, loaded field at the Western Dubuque Invitational.

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The Easton Valley River Hawks volleyball team won both of its matches last week, leaving Cedar Valley Christian with a 3-1 win Sept. 28 then defeating Prince of Peace in Miles Sept. 30. 

Cardinals fans had Goodenow Field abuzz with a large crowd to celebrate homecoming Friday night. But after the dust cleared, the Vinton-Shellsburg Vikings held on to defeat the Cardinals 24-21.

The Maquoketa Cardinals football team dropped its third game of the young season last Friday night at Goodenow Field; however, they recorded zero penalties. 

The Monticello Panthers spoiled the Maquoketa Cardinals football team home opener last Friday, downing the Cardinals 27-6.

The Easton Valley football team sent a message across Iowa 8-man football teams: the River Hawks are a team to contend with this season. The team dominated the 8-man non-district game Friday against No. 1 Don Bosco Dons 60-14.

Members of the youth football camp grades 3-5 front row, left to right, are Maverick Veach, Callan Rhodes, Caleb Coates, Remington Hayward, Ethan Hopson, Kyle Moubry. Middle row: Coach Colton Feller, Wylie Miller, Hunter Bickford, Parker Nienkark, Easton Richardson, Bryson Yarolem, Bentley D…

“Maquoketa Cardinals football team had an excellent first week of practice last week” said first-year head coach Riley Brockway. 

The Maquoketa Cardinals 14U AA team participated in the state baseball tournament in Des Moines July 16-18. The local team was placed in the Elite Division according to their power ranking from tournaments they played this year. The team was ranked from among 16 teams in the Elite Division. …

The Maquoketa Cardinals baseball team played a tough week of games, going 2-4 last week. Still, the Cards managed to hand one team its first shutout of the season.

Jenna Wiebenga hit her second home run of the season and the Cardinals played good defense, only committing two errors on the night. However, Maquoketa lost both games of a doubleheader on the road at Williamsburg June 21.

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

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…