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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.