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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. 

The snow is gone and so are the winter sports. 

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Easton Valley Coach Dan Beck saved the surprise for the end of the basketball team’s morning meeting.

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.

To Easton Valley boys basketball senior Kaleb Cornilsen, the word, ‘coach’ doesn’t do Dan Beck justice.

The Maquoketa Cardinals girls basketball team made “a huge improvement” when it played Marquette Catholic in a scrimmage Thursday night in Maquoketa, according to coach James Doepke. 

The sound of high schools girls dribbling basketballs echoed on courts across the area with the start of girls’ basketball practice Nov. 9.

The Montezuma Braves defeated the Easton Valley River Hawks 62-35 in an eight-player football playoff quarterfinal game Friday, Nov. 6, ending the River Hawks’ postseason play.

A big second half propelled the Easton Valley River Hawks to the eight-man football quarterfinals for the second consecutive year. 

According to senior Porter Fuegen, Easton Valley’s energy and physicality dominated district foe Springville, leading to EV’s 63-8 win in second-round playoff action in eight-man football.

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CAMANCHE — The Maquoketa Cardinals football team traveled to Camanche Oct. 9 to end this 2020 football season made crazy by the coronavirus pandemic. 

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.

To Easton Valley boys basketball senior Kaleb Cornilsen, the word, ‘coach’ doesn’t do Dan Beck justice.

The Maquoketa Cardinals girls basketball team made “a huge improvement” when it played Marquette Catholic in a scrimmage Thursday night in Maquoketa, according to coach James Doepke. 

The sound of high schools girls dribbling basketballs echoed on courts across the area with the start of girls’ basketball practice Nov. 9.

The Montezuma Braves defeated the Easton Valley River Hawks 62-35 in an eight-player football playoff quarterfinal game Friday, Nov. 6, ending the River Hawks’ postseason play.

A big second half propelled the Easton Valley River Hawks to the eight-man football quarterfinals for the second consecutive year. 

According to senior Porter Fuegen, Easton Valley’s energy and physicality dominated district foe Springville, leading to EV’s 63-8 win in second-round playoff action in eight-man football.

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CAMANCHE — The Maquoketa Cardinals football team traveled to Camanche Oct. 9 to end this 2020 football season made crazy by the coronavirus pandemic. 

Maquoketa seventh-grade volleyball hosted Anamosa Sept. 29. Hadley Ihrig, Brianna Rixen, Olivia Kleppe and Kyra Larson lead their squads in serving. Justice Armbruster, and Isabella McNamee led on the defense.

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Kannon Coakley dropped back for a pass. The Maquoketa Cardinals quarterback could not find an open man, so he took off and scrambled for a 15-yard touchdown run with 32 seconds remaining in the contest.