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GOOSE LAKE — An individual title proved to be just out of the grasp of the hosts, but that did not stop the area from having a big day at Saturday’s Northeast Invitational.

WHEATLAND — Its first run of the second half was answered.

WHEATLAND — Alburnett’s deep attack kept things close early, but the Calamus-Wheatland girls basketball team’s dominance inside eventually won out in Thursday’s make-up contest between the two squads.

GOOSE LAKE — It was making due with free throws early, but a scoring drought in the middle of Friday’s River Valley North contest with 2A No. 13 Bellevue stopped the Northeast girls basketball team’s upset bid.

DELHI — The Central DeWitt wrestling did not have the most individual champions during its debut at the Farr Jebens Invitational hosted by Maquoketa Valley.

MUSCATINE — Sparked by a strong start, the Central DeWitt boys bowling team matched their girls counterparts by bringing home an eighth-place team finish at Saturday’s Louisa-Muscatine Invitational.

It might not have included visions of sugarplums, but the members of the Central DeWitt wrestling team certainly earned a long winter’s nap.

WELLMAN — Back in action for the first time since the month’s opening weekend, the Northeast girls basketball team had some understandable rust early in Tuesday’s River Valley Conference visit to Mid-Prairie.

A balanced approach by its visiting foe spoiled the Central DeWitt boys and girls bowling teams’ 2020 finale Tuesday night.

LISBON — If the early breakneck pace did not get the Calamus-Wheatland boys basketball team’s players, coaches and fans sweating, the late comeback attempt probably did the trick.

DAVENPORT — A strong start behind the three-point line helped the Central DeWitt girls basketball team take an early lead Friday night.

The quarter-ending three-pointer hurt, but not as much as what visiting Dubuque Wahlert followed it with during Tuesday night’s non-conference clash with the Central DeWitt boys basketball team.

MUSCATINE — After a pair of meets at home, the Central DeWitt girls bowling team hit the road for the first time this winter to join a talented field at the Louisa-Muscatine Invitational.

WHEATLAND — Held in check in each of its first three contests, the Calamus-Wheatland boys basketball team’s offense broke out in a big way during Saturday’s Tri-Rivers Conference meeting with East Buchanan.

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It has not taken long for the Central DeWitt girls basketball team to make an impact in its new conference home, the Mississippi Athletic Conference (MAC).

WHEATLAND — Points were not easy to come by, but visiting East Buchanan made the most of its extra opportunities to hold off the Calamus-Wheatland girls basketball team.

Its first attempt came up short, but the Central DeWitt wrestling team did not have to wait much longer to claim its first-ever Mississippi Athletic Conference (MAC) victory.

WHEATLAND — It took until the fourth quarter for the Calamus-Wheatland girls basketball team to take its first lead during Saturday’s Observer-area showdown with Northeast.

WHEATLAND — After one quarter in the books and 30 combined points on the scoreboard, the stage was set for another tight Observer-area battle between the Calamus-Wheatland and Northeast boys basketball teams.

WILTON — A quartet of victories against River Valley North rival North Cedar highlighted the Northeast wrestling team’s season opener Thursday night.

In these unique times where the schedule can change in the blink of an eye, the Central DeWitt boys basketball team is going to make the most of its time on the court.

CLINTON — Two days before Thanksgiving, the Calamus-Wheatland girls basketball team got a little taste of conference action as it visited Prince of Peace for its season opener Tuesday.

GOOSE LAKE — Its offense did its damage in the opening quarter, but it was visiting Cascade’s defense that wreaked havoc throughout the Northeast girls basketball team’s opener Tuesday night.

At 6-3 and 285 pounds, it is not difficult for Central DeWitt senior Cole Miller to stand out on the football field.

No matter whether it was on offense, defense, serving or the win column, the Northeast volleyball team saw its numbers go up this fall.

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FORT DODGE — Chase Knoche can remember his feelings upon first experiencing the mass of humanity, competition and nerves that is the state cross country meet.

DUBUQUE — No lead ended up being very comfortable during the first two sets of Tuesday’s 4A Region 7 quarterfinal between the Central DeWitt and Dubuque Wahlert volleyball teams.

JESUP — The reigning state cross country champion ruled, but the race for the other two state spots in the boys race at Thursday’s 2A state-qualifying in Jesup was much closer.

ARLINGTON — One streak might have come to an end, but the Calamus-Wheatland boys cross country team continued another one at Thursday’s Tri-Rivers Conference meet.

BETTENDORF — Competing in its very first Mississippi Athletic Conference (MAC) meet, it seemed only fitting that a pair of fresh face would lead the way for Central DeWitt boys and girls cross country teams.

DYERSVILLE — Facing a talented Beckman Catholic offense that averaged 30 points per game during the regular season, the Northeast football team did its part to play keep-away during the Friday’s 1A first-round rematch between the two teams.

BELLEVUE — It is safe to say that the Northeast volleyball team has seen enough of the Bellevue Comets.

GOOSE LAKE — After a wild start that saw three turnovers in short succession, Friday’s 1A District 5 finale became a race to see who could find some normalcy.

DAVENPORT — Sidelined since their MAC meeting with Pleasant Valley on Sept. 22, the Central DeWitt volleyball team certainly made up for lost time in its return to action last week.

WYOMING — The fifth set was the first clue, but when determining how close the Calamus-Wheatland volleyball team’s visit to Tri-Rivers East rival Midland was, all you need to do is check the total points.

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GOOSE LAKE — Back on the field for the first time after a two-week quarantine, playing in front of its home fans for the first time since August and capping a longer-than-expected homecoming week, the Northeast football team had a lot to celebrate Friday night.

EPWORTH — Facing another strong field, the Central DeWitt cross country used the tough competition to propel itself to strong performances at Thursday’s Western Dubuque Invitational.

CEDAR RAPIDS — When the going got tough, the Calamus-Wheatland volleyball team got going during Thursday’s Tri-Rivers East showdown with Cedar Valley Christian.