Today's Local Sports

WACO Alum McBeth Launches Smart Basketball Training

Posted: Sunday, August 9th, 2015 at 7:00 am

One of the most notable athletic alumni of WACO Community Schools has launched an online basketball training tool focusing on the fundamentals of the game.

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Secondary is Demons’ Defensive Strength Entering Practice

Posted: Saturday, August 8th, 2015 at 7:01 am

Senior Jack Giardino tackles a Mount Pleasant receiver in mid air during the Demons’ 45-7 victory over the Panthers last season. Picture courtesy of Washington Demon Football.

Competition is starting to heat up for several starting defensive spots on the Washington Demon football team.

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Feldman Returns to Lead Lions Defense in 2015

Posted: Saturday, August 8th, 2015 at 7:00 am

A large graduating class means the Lone Tree Lions football team lost four of their top five tacklers from last season.

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Columbus Football Offense Experienced

Posted: Saturday, August 8th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Although the Columbus football team lost it’s all-time leading receiver to graduation, they do return some experience on offense.

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Mid-Prairie Volleyball on the Rise

Posted: Saturday, August 8th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Mid-Prairie volleyball coach Cindy Miller is pleased with the improvements made by her teams since taking over the program three years ago.

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Tackling Key to Defensive Turnaround for WACO Football

Posted: Friday, August 7th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Despite averaging over 21 points offensively per game last season, the WACO Warrior football team were only victorious one time.

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Lone Tree Softball Coach Reflects on Career

Posted: Friday, August 7th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Long time Lone Tree softball coach Tom Dickey is stepping down following this past season.

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Highland’s West Receiving Division I Wrestling Interest

Posted: Friday, August 7th, 2015 at 7:00 am

He has yet to start his third year at Highland Community High School, but Drew West has already garnered interest from Division I wrestling programs across the nation.

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Athlete of the Week

Posted: Thursday, August 6th, 2015 at 12:00 pm

KCII Sports has selected Highland wrestler Drew West as the Hedge Above Lawncare Athlete of the Week. Listen here for the full interview with Drew.

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Having Fun, Minimizing Errors Focus of Demon Volleyball Team

Posted: Thursday, August 6th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Preparations for the upcoming season are underway for the Washington Demon volleyball team.

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WACO Volleyball Replacing Several Key Offensive Pieces

Posted: Thursday, August 6th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The 2015 volleyball season for the WACO Warriors comes with holes to fill offensively.

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Mid-Prairie Volleyball Coach Looks Forward to Season

Posted: Thursday, August 6th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Even with the loss of several seniors from last year’s team, Mid-Prairie volleyball coach Cindy Miller isn’t looking at this season as a rebuilding year.

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Anding Finishes Participation in Prime Time Basketball League

Posted: Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 at 7:01 am

He didn’t see the floor much this summer, but Washington Demon senior Derek Anding put his basketball skills to the test against some of the best college basketball players in the state.

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Lone Tree Football Forges Ahead with One Head Coach

Posted: Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 at 7:00 am

For the past several football seasons, the Lone Tree Lions have worked under the tutelage of two head coaches.

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Wapello Softball Players Headed for College Play

Posted: Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Four members of this year’s Wapello softball team will be furthering their softball careers at the college level.

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IMS Standout Finishes Play in Prime Time Basketball League

Posted: Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Eli Gingerich, of the Iowa Mennonite School, didnt get a lot of court time, but delivered when given the opportunity in this summer’s Prime Time Basketball League.

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Mid-Prairie Volleyball Gets Ready for New Season

Posted: Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 at 7:00 am

As fall approaches, it’s not only football season, but also time for area high school volleyball teams to gear up for the new season.

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RVC, SEISC Split Senior All-Star Double Header

Posted: Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The seniors of the River Valley Conference and the Southeast Iowa Super Conference North came together for a pair of all-star softball games last night in Wilton.

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River Valley Conference Shows Balance

Posted: Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 at 7:00 am

A recap of this past school year shows just how balanced the competition is in all sports.

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Key to Demons’ Offensive Success Starts with O-Line

Posted: Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Despite having new faces in the backfield, Washington head football coach Garrison Carter says the development of the team’s offensive line is crucial for a return trip to the playoffs in 2015.

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