The uncertain status of David Bakhtiari (torn ACL) and the departures of Corey Linsley and Lane Taylor mean general manager Brian Gutekunst goes into the NFL draft next week with a virtual imperative to add to the unit.
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CLINTON — The last time the Northeast girls track team competed at the Clinton Relays in 2019, it missed out on the Class B team title by just 13 points.
MAQUOKETA — Coming off a setback three days earlier, the Central DeWitt boys soccer team regrouped and responded in a big way during its non-conference trip to Maquoketa, Thursday.
PARK VIEW — The hosts might have reigned on their home courses, but the Central DeWitt girls golf team made its own impact during a pair of Mississippi Athletic Conference meets.
TIPTON — With its depth showing up in the individual events and titles coming from its relays and field events, the Northeast girls track team pushed the reigning 2A state champions at Thursday’s Tigerette Relays.
DAVENPORT — The Central DeWitt boys and girls track teams took different paths to identical eighth-place finishes at Thursday’s Jesse Day Invitational hosted by Davenport North.
WYOMING — Playing its third meet in five days, the Calamus-Wheatland girls golf team wrapped up a busy opening stretch by shooting an early season low.
DYERSVILLE — The event titles came early, but the Northeast boys track team’s depth made sure the Rebels were celebrating late, too, at Friday’s Beckman Catholic Co-Ed Invitational.
DAVENPORT — The weather was crummy and the competition tough, but neither was able to slow down the Central DeWitt boys track team at Thursday’s Ira Dunsworth Invitational at Brady Street Stadium.
Rachel Reeves, 11-year-old daughter of David and Pennie Reeves, competed in the Iowa State Championship gymnastics meet in Grimes, Sunday, March 28. Reeves placed fifth on the vault and fourth on the floor exercise in her age group. She is a fifth grader at Central DeWitt Intermediate School…
The Sabertooth Wrestling Club will be sending 14 wrestlers to the upcoming Iowa AAU State Wrestling Tournament in Des Moines, Feb. 26-28 and Iowa Super PeeWee State Wrestling Tournament in Waterloo, March 6-7. The AAU State Qualifiers are fourth graders Cael Green and Greyson Grell; fifth g…
WHEATLAND — Its break-neck scoring pace did not hold up, but the Calamus-Wheatland boys basketball team’s monster first quarter gave the Warriors all the separation it would need during Monday’s 1A District 7 quarterfinal with Morning Star Academy.
GOOSE LAKE — It was going to be difficult to top last year’s overtime buzzer-beater, but with just over three minutes remaining in Saturday’s meeting of Observer-area boys basketball squads Central DeWitt and Northeast seemed to be well on their way to another dramatic finish.
In their first two meetings, it took until the fourth quarter for the Central DeWitt girls basketball team to seize control against Davenport Assumption.
Northeast senior Emma Fowler made her college choice official Wednesday afternoon, signing with Loras College to continue her basketball career. Fowler, flanked by her parents, Amanda and Bill, will join a Duhawks squad that went 25-4 during the 2019-20 season and reached the Sweet 16 of the…