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Demons Face Keokuk Tonight

Posted: Saturday, February 18th, 2012 at 7:32 am

The Demon girls’ basketball team is back in action tonight on KCII Radio when they travel to Mount Pleasant in semi final action to take on Keokuk.

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Friday HoopSheet – Finals

Posted: Friday, February 17th, 2012 at 8:00 pm

The Washington Demon boys close out their regular season tonight at home in the final game to be played at the old gym.  Class 1A and 2A girls basketball tips off regional semifinals tonight with the winners playing Monday for a chance to go to the state tournament.

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Thursday HoopSheet – Finals

Posted: Thursday, February 16th, 2012 at 10:20 pm

The second round of boys 1A and 2A district play begins tonight.

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Wednesday HoopSheet – updated

Posted: Thursday, February 16th, 2012 at 7:00 am

3A and 4A girls teams got the postseason underway Wednesday.  The 11th ranked Washington Demons picked up their ninth-straight win (3rd longest active streak in 3A) over Fort Madison.

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Tuesday HoopSheet – updated

Posted: Tuesday, February 14th, 2012 at 8:50 am

The Washington Demon boys were in action in a regular season game last night as the second round of girls regional action was underway with two games on the KCII sports network.

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Mid-Prairie Boys Move On

Posted: Tuesday, February 14th, 2012 at 8:20 am

Mid-Prairie advanced into the second round of district play with their 1st round win Monday night over the Columbus Wildcats 56-32 in Wellman.

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Monday HoopSheet – updated

Posted: Tuesday, February 14th, 2012 at 8:15 am

The boys’ class 1A and 2A districts got underway Monday with some first round games featuring local teams in five districts in southeast Iowa.

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Seven Area Wrestlers Qualify For State

Posted: Saturday, February 11th, 2012 at 9:40 pm

In class 2A, the Washington Demons will send three team members to represent the Demons at the state tournament starting this Thursday. Sophomore Fletcher Green won his 40th match to clinch the championship at 106 pounds, beating out Columbus Community senior Ray Quiroz, the lone state qualifier for the Wildcats with his runner-up finish. Washington’s Mitchell Hora improved his record to 27-7 as he clinched the championship at 132 pounds. Demon senior Parker Turner finished runner-up at 145 pounds, qualifying for the state tournament as well.

In class 1A at Eddyville-Blakesburg, Sigourney-Keota senior Steven Clubb took home the championship at 220 pounds to move on to the state tournament while in Tipton, Highland had two wrestlers qualify as sophomore Travis Cole finished runner-up finish at 113 pounds, joined by senior Jess Hahn, the runner-up at 132.

Golden Hawks Advance; Top West Branch For Third Time

Posted: Saturday, February 11th, 2012 at 9:38 pm

It’s always said that beating the same team three times in a single season is a tough feat, and Mid-Prairie found that out Saturday night in Wellman.  After trailing for most of the game, the Golden Hawks took the lead for good with 1:12 left and hung on for a 33-31 win to advance to the regional quarter-finals Tuesday.

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Saturday HoopSheet – updated

Posted: Saturday, February 11th, 2012 at 10:39 am

No area boys’ action tonight.  Sigourney and Keota girls renew their rivalry tonight in postseason play; class 2A tips off Regional play.

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Friday HoopSheet – updated

Posted: Saturday, February 11th, 2012 at 10:09 am

The girls got the postseason underway last night and 3A Washington is the sole area girls team on the docket this Friday.  This night belongs to the boys’ teams, especially in the SIESC conference as they hit the court for their annual shootout.  The regular season ends tonight before class 1A and 2A start their championship runs on Monday.

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IMS Girls Advance

Posted: Friday, February 10th, 2012 at 8:08 am

IMS proved how difficult it is to beat a team three times as they eliminated Lone Tree from post season girls basketball play last night with a 53-38 road win.

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Girls HoopSheet (1A Region 5 & 6) – updated

Posted: Thursday, February 9th, 2012 at 8:00 am

Girls Class 1A Regionals got underway Thursday night.

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Washington Sweeps DH at Mid-Prairie

Posted: Wednesday, February 8th, 2012 at 8:50 am

The Demons and Golden Hawks squared off on the hard court Tuesday night and Washington came away with two wins.

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Tuesday HoopSheet (updated)

Posted: Wednesday, February 8th, 2012 at 8:12 am

Several area teams wrap up the regular season tonight. In fact, the only teams with regular season games following action tonight are in Class 3A and 4A.

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Mid-Prairie Shares Title

Posted: Tuesday, February 7th, 2012 at 7:56 am

For the first time in a decade the Mid-Prairie girls basketball team stands atop the conference thanks to their 69-29 win in Wellman Monday night over Tipton.

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Demon Boys Will Host District Game

Posted: Monday, February 6th, 2012 at 2:52 pm

The class 3A boys basketball pairings have been released and the Washington Demons will host a game in the first round of District 11. 

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Mid-Prairie High School Mourns Tragedy

Posted: Monday, February 6th, 2012 at 2:10 pm

Parents of a Mid-Prairie wrestler died, and a sister was injured, in a single car accident en-route to the regional wrestling match at Clear Creak-Amana Saturday.

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Sectional Wrestling Recaps

Posted: Monday, February 6th, 2012 at 9:34 am

Area teams took place in sectional meets over the weekend.

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Washington Girls Dominate Clear Creek

Posted: Monday, February 6th, 2012 at 9:27 am

The Demon girls’ basketball team jumped out to a 22-6 first quarter lead over visiting Clear Creek and rolled to a 65-37 win Saturday night in Washington. 

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