Right tackle Billy Turner was the lone experienced player in the starting offensive line.
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SCOTT COUNTY PARK — Facing a number of its new conference foes, the Central DeWitt boys and girls cross country teams saw their times drop at Tuesday’s Lancer Invitational.
GOOSE LAKE — Based on their two prior meetings, there was only one way Tuesday night’s River Valley North clash between the Northeast and Bellevue volleyball team was going to end.
DAVENPORT — Not all of the sets were going to be as dominant as the first one, but the Central DeWitt volleyball team showed it could be just as good when things were tighter during Tuesday’s Mississippi Athletic Conference visit to Davenport North.
CASCADE — After battling a fellow top-ranked runner at her last race, Calamus-Wheatland freshman Noelle Steines had to make due with chasing the pace vehicle at Thursday’s Cascade Invitational.
MARION — On a night dominated by defense, it was hosting Marion that got enough big plays from its offense in the second half to rally by the Central DeWitt football team.
DAVENPORT — After coming close just a day earlier, the Central DeWitt boys golf team earned its first MAC victory of the fall, shooting its low nine-hole score of the season to take down Davenport North, 168-186.
TIPTON — Nobody could dislodge the same three squads from the top of the team standings, but cross country competitors from all three area schools put together impressive performances at Tuesday’s Tipton Invitational.
ELKADER — Limited to single touchdowns in two of its first three contests, the Calamus-Wheatland football team’s offense broke out in a big way during Friday’s road contest with Central Elkader.
MONTICELLO — Fresh off her second title in as many races, Calamus-Wheatland freshman Noelle Steines climbed to the top of the 1A girls cross country rankings put out by the Iowa Association of Track Coaches.
CLINTON — After having their first opportunities to hit the course cancelled by the heat, nothing was going to stop the Central DeWitt and Northeast cross country teams from making their season debuts at Tuesday’s Schoolhouse Open.
IOWA CITY — Its bats stayed hot and its pitcher stayed cool, allowing the Central DeWitt baseball team weather both fifth-seeded Waverly-Shell Rock and steamy conditions in last Wednesday’s 3A state quarterfinal at Duane Banks Field on the campus of the University of Iowa.
After taking its lumps in league play the past two summers, the Northeast baseball team established itself as a squad to be reckoned with in the River Valley Conference this season.
Eve Schmitt, a 2021 Central DeWitt graduate, was the winner of the Iowa State USBC Scholarship. For winning, she receives a $1000 scholarship which is renewable for up to four years by meeting the grade point average guidelines. She is a member of the DeWitt USBC youth and bowls at DeWitt Lanes.
BELLEVUE — In a game that saw both pitchers surrender just four hits, it only seemed fitting that it would be a pitcher that provided the key hit in Tuesday’s 1A Region 8 first-round game between the Calamus-Wheatland and Marquette Catholic softball teams.
Whether scoring many runs or just a few, the Central DeWitt baseball team proved it could win in both cases during a pair of Mississippi Athletic Conference doubleheaders.