Today's Local Sports

Three area teams in the boys basketball rankings

Posted: Thursday, December 24th, 2009 at 8:20 am

In the latest boys basketball rankings, there are a few area schools included.

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IMS’ Wyse makes Academic All-State

Posted: Thursday, December 24th, 2009 at 8:19 am

An Iowa Mennonite School cross country runner has received an all-state honor. The Cross Country Academic All-State team was recently released and among those on the list is IMS Ben Wyse.

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Golden Hawks end defending state champs win streak

Posted: Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009 at 8:12 am

The Mid-Prairie boys basketball team went on the road to Solon and snapped the number one Spartans’ 35 game winning streak.

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Keota wins boys game, Sigourney takes the girls game

Posted: Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009 at 8:09 am

In Keota, the Eagles were hosting Sigourney. In the boys game Keota was hoping to remain unbeaten as it was close in the first quarter

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Golden Hawks head to Solon

Posted: Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009 at 8:04 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk boys and girls basketball teams head to Solon tonight to face the Spartans.

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Eagles hosting Sigourney tonight

Posted: Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009 at 8:02 am

There is another rivalry match up tonight as Sigourney boys and girls head to Keota. Keota Boys Head Coach Dan Stout says it should be a good game tonight,

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Wapello beats WMU

Posted: Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009 at 8:01 am

Last night in Winfield, the Winfield-Mount Union Wolves were hosting Wapello and in the boys game Wapello led throughout starting the fourth quarter with a 56-36 lead. Wapello would win 68-53.

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Demons sweep West Branch

Posted: Monday, December 21st, 2009 at 8:01 am

The fifteenth ranked Washington Demon girls basketball team went into the holiday break with a dominating performance against West Branch.

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Columbus and IMS split in girl-boy doubleheader

Posted: Monday, December 21st, 2009 at 8:00 am

The Columbus girls got an exciting win over IMS for the Wildcats first win of the season. Columbus got a free throw from Chelsey Smith with 14-seconds left and Rachel Pierce found Alex Villagrana for a layup with eight seconds left as the Wildcats won 41-38. For Villagrana the last second layup was part 14-points for her in the game. Villagrana also brought down six rebounds. Kelsey Lyon had 9-points and Heaven Chandler had eight points and 4 steals. Emma Yutzy led IMS with 16 points.

The fourth ranked IMS boys outscored Columbus 24-6 in the first quarter on their way to a 75-35 win. Freshman Chance Miller ended up with 18 points hitting four threes. Brant Kapple had 12 and Ethan Gingerich and Peyton Thompson each scored 10. IMS improves to 6-0.

Demon boys win on the road at Keokuk

Posted: Saturday, December 19th, 2009 at 10:48 am

The Washington Demon boys went to Keokuk looking to remain unbeaten and got the win 63-51.

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Demon girls get key conference win

Posted: Saturday, December 19th, 2009 at 10:45 am

The Demon girls were hosting Keokuk a team they lost to last season in the Regional Final for the right to go to state.

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Area Scores for Friday

Posted: Saturday, December 19th, 2009 at 10:36 am

Girls
Durant 43 Mid-Prairie 39
Wapello 33 IMS 32
Lone Tree 62 WACO 54
Belle Plaine 48 Keota 28
Louisa-Muscatine 47 Columbus 30
Pekin 50 Highland 48
Mediapolis 47 Winfield-Mount Union 24

Boys
Mid-Prairie 67-40
IMS 62 Wapello 44
WACO 69 Lone Tree 56
Keota 66 Belle Plaine 41
Louisa-Muscatine 51 Columbus 41
Pekin 93 Highland 62
Mediapolis 55 Winfield-Mount Union 35

Demons and Chiefs have tight dual

Posted: Friday, December 18th, 2009 at 8:25 am

The Demons wrestled the Keokuk Chiefs to a close dual last night in Keokuk with the Chiefs winning by two points. Keokuk won 42-40, both teams won seven matches but the difference was the Chiefs got seven pins and the Demons got six pins and a major decision. Winning matches for Washington:
125 Zach Walgren pin
135 Tyler Jaspering pin
145 Clint Stout major decision 10-1
152 Travis Shellman pin
160 Joel Vittetoe pin
HWT Tyler McDonald pin
The Demons are headed to a dual tournament at Dike-New Hartford tomorrow where they’ll see five other teams. Demon Head Coach Brent Van Weelden says this will be a nice change from the typical weekend tournament will give them more of a taste of the team aspect of the sport which is something they have been emphasizing.

Demon girls host Chiefs

Posted: Friday, December 18th, 2009 at 8:20 am

The fifteenth ranked Washington Demon girls host Keokuk tonight in a rematch from last year’s Regional Final.

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Demons face Chiefs in conference road game

Posted: Friday, December 18th, 2009 at 8:16 am

The Washington Demon boys head to Keokuk tonight to face the Chiefs. The Demons are 3-0 on the season and 1-0 in the conference.

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Area Games

Posted: Friday, December 18th, 2009 at 8:14 am

Boys
Durant @ Mid-Prairie

Girls
Mid-Prairie @ Durant

Boy-Girl Doubleheaders
IMS @ Wapello
WACO @ Lone Tree
Keota @ Belle Plaine
Columbus @ Louisa-Muscatine
Pekin @ Highland

Demon wrestlers at Keokuk tonight

Posted: Thursday, December 17th, 2009 at 8:27 am

The Washington Demon wrestling squad heads to Keokuk tonight for a conference dual. Demon Head Coach Brent Van Weelden says wrestling the Chiefs is always a challenge, they have won the conference title for the last few years.

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Washington’s Davis receives Coach of the Year award

Posted: Thursday, December 17th, 2009 at 8:23 am

A Washington Demon junior high coach has won a Coach of the Year award. The Iowa Association of Track Coaches named Washington 8th Grade Boys Track and Field Coach Duane Davis was recently presented with the award.

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Four Demons in double figures in win

Posted: Wednesday, December 16th, 2009 at 8:16 am

The Washington Demon girls had four girls score in double figures as they scored close to 80 points in their win over Durant in Washington. The Demons put up 27 points in the first quarter in route to a 77-42 win.

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Mid-Prairie boys put up 91 in win

Posted: Wednesday, December 16th, 2009 at 8:13 am

The Mid-Prairie boys’ offense was humming on the road at Tipton winning 91-72.

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