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Highland Boys Track Well Represent in Distance Events at State Meet

Posted: Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Highland’s Keiffer Sexton runs the 3200 meter run at the Class 1A District 10 meet last Thursday in Wayland. Sexton qualfiied for the Iowa Girls’ and Boys’ State Track Meet 2015 in the 1600 and 3200 meter runs. Photo by KCII’s Andrew Jones.

While other KCII area teams are showcasing their sprinters this week in Des Moines, the Highland Huskies boys’ track team will put their top two distance runners on display at Iowa’s biggest track meet of the year.

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IMS Looking to Score More Points

Posted: Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School boys’ soccer team (4-7) will look to find the back of the net on offense as they head to Central Lee (1-10) to take on the Hawks today.

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Keota’s Sieren Qualifies for State Track Meet in Three Events

Posted: Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Keota’s Nate Sieren runs the 100 meter dash during last Thursday’s Class 1A District 10 meet at WACO High School. Sieren has qualified for the Iowa Girls’ and Boys’ State Track Meet 2015 in three separate events, including the 100 meter dash.  Photo by KCII’s Andrew Jones.

When they left Wayland Thursday evening, the Keota Eagles boys’ track team didn’t know whether or not they would be sending anyone to compete at the blue oval in Des Moines.

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Washington Baseball, Softball Holds Annual Scrimmage Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The annual sports drink scrimmage between the Washington Demon baseball and softball teams takes place this evening.

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Lone Tree’s Doehrmann Makes Third Straight Trip to State Meet

Posted: Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 at 7:00 am

For a third straight season, Lone Tree junior Paige Doehrmann ends her track season competing on Drake Stadium’s blue oval.

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W-MU Seniors End Track Careers at State Meet

Posted: Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The successful senior track seasons for Winfield-Mount Union’s Karlie Wade and Lou Krieger-Coen will end this week in Des Moines.

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Achen, Blake Represent WACO at State Track Meet

Posted: Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 at 7:00 am

WACO’s Bryce Achen sprints to the finish line during last Thursday’s 100 meter dash. Achen has qualified for this week’s Iowa Girls’ and Boys’ State Track Meet 2015 in the 100 and 200 meter dashes.  Photo by KCII’s Andrew Jones.

For the second time in as many months, WACO junior Bryce Achen will compete at Iowa’s most prestigious track.

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Demon Boys’ Soccer Closes Non-Conference Schedule Against Spartans

Posted: Monday, May 18th, 2015 at 7:01 am

Washington goalkeeper Thomas Zimmer charges Fairfield’s Johan Marks as he enters the box. Zimmer has a Southeast Conference leading 105 saves so far this spring. Photo by KCII’s Nate Gonner.

It’s been a tale of two seasons for the Washington Demon boys’ soccer team (3-8 overall; 0-7 Southeast).

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IMS’s Schmeider and Brezina Heading to Des Moines

Posted: Monday, May 18th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Senior Riley Schmeider running the 3000 meter run last Thursday in Wayland. Schmeider qualified on time in the event. Photo by KCII’s Andrew Jones

Two Iowa Mennonite School track athletes will be heading to Des Monies this week.

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Sigourney Girls’ Golf Hosts First Round of Regionals

Posted: Monday, May 18th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Home course advantage has been granted to the Sigourney Savage girls’ golf team for the start of postseason play today.

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Mid-Prairie Heads to Mediapolis for Regionals

Posted: Monday, May 18th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The golf season has advanced to regionals as the Mid-Prairie girls’ golf team heads to Mediapolis for their regional tournament.

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Mid-Prairie Hosts Final Regular Season Game

Posted: Monday, May 18th, 2015 at 7:00 am

With a record of 7-5 the Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks boys’ soccer team are hosting their final regular season home game as they take on the Keokuk Chiefs (6-8).

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Mid-Prairie Track Athletes Qualify for State

Posted: Monday, May 18th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Several athletes from the Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk track team will be traveling to Des Monies this week.

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Winfield Hosting Golf Regional

Posted: Monday, May 18th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Winfields Twin Lakes Golf Course will be the site for one of the regional girls’ golf tournaments today.

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Demon Girls’ Soccer Travels to Muscatine

Posted: Monday, May 18th, 2015 at 6:59 am

Washington’s Stephanie Evans swipes the ball away from Columbus during Friday’s 3-1 victory over the Wildcats. The Demons look for back-to-back wins tonight versus Muscatine. Photo by KCII’s Sally Hart.

After avenging an early season loss to the Columbus Wildcats on Friday, the Washington Demon girls’ soccer team (3-8 overall; 0-7 Southeast) will look for back-to-back victories for the first time this season.

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Area Athletes Qualify for State Track Meet

Posted: Sunday, May 17th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The official qualification list for the Iowa Girls’ and Boys’ State Track Meet 2015 in Class 1 and 2A were released on Saturday and several KCII area track athletes will represent their school at the state meet.

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Area Goalkeepers Closing in on Key Marks

Posted: Sunday, May 17th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Some key statistics to look at for goalies are the number of saves and what the percentage is for saves throughout the season.

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Mid-Prairie Finish Seventh in District Golf Tournament

Posted: Saturday, May 16th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Mid Prairie Golden Hawk boys’ golf team hosted the district golf tournament yesterday at the Kalona Golf Club.

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Demon Girls’ Soccer Wins Home Finale

Posted: Saturday, May 16th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Washington’s Kristen Barber dribbles the ball into their offensive box Friday evening against Columbus. The Demons won the match 3-1, avenging a 3-2 overtime loss to the Wildcats on April 7. Photo by KCII’s Sally Hart.

Getting a chance to right an early season wrong, the Washington Demon girls’ soccer team (3-10 overall) closed their home schedule on a good note.

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Washington’s Marek Wins 100, 200 Meter Dashes at Regional Meet

Posted: Friday, May 15th, 2015 at 9:10 am

Washington’s Kenzi Marek (right) hands the baton off to teammate Amber Salow during the sprint medley relay event at Thursday’s district meet in Mount Pleasant. The team of Marek, Salow, Macy Marek and Morgan Kimball qualified for the state meet after posting a time of 1:53.31.

One Washington senior is advancing her high school athletic career at the top meet in the state after her performance Thursday evening in Mount Pleasant.

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