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June 23rd, 2017

Water’s Edge firm presents multi-year aquatic study to council

Outdoor, indoor pool enhancements could cost $6-7 million

North Liberty Leader
NORTH LIBERTY– Does North Liberty need another outdoor pool?
North Liberty City Council members floated that idea and others at their most recent meeting Tuesday, June 13, after hearing from Dave Schwartz, owner of Water’s Edge Aquatic Design.
“What you’ve got is a nice facility, it really is,” said Schwartz. “But your population is challenging. And that’s a good thing.”

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June 22nd

Clear Creek Amana Baseball

Vikings take a pair from Clippers, 13-1 and 8-5

Vinton-Shellsburg shells CCA in doubleheader
Vikings take a pair from Clippers, 13-1 and 8-5
North Liberty Leader
TIFFIN– Vinton-Shellsburg’s Vikings raided the Clear Creek Amana (CCA) diamond, in Tiffin, Monday, June 12, for a varsity doubleheader, sweeping the night and sinking the Clippers farther down in the standings. The Vikings won the opener, 13-1, and took the nightcap, 8-5, dropping the Creek Boys to a 5-10 record overall.

Clippers lose one, up 6-1 before rainout in doubleheader with Spartans

Game to resume July 10

SOLON– It was a pitchers’ duel June 15 as Solon hosted Clear Creek Amana (CCA) in a varsity baseball doubleheader.
But neither of the sterling performances was awarded with a win.
Spartan freshman Cam Miller struck out six and walked two, scattering four hits and allowing a single unearned run in Solon’s 2-1 eight-inning win.
Senior Kobey Schlotman fanned nine batters while walking three, and spent almost all eight innings on the mound for the Clippers. Junior Cody Ogden suffered the loss, giving up the go-ahead run in the bottom of the eighth.

Creek Girls break losing streak

CCA wins, 9-5 and 9-3, at home

North Liberty Leader
OXFORD– Clear Creek Amana’s (CCA) varsity softball team snapped a six-game losing streak with a pair of wins Monday, June 12, at home against the Vikettes of Vinton-Shellsburg.

Lady Spartans take two from the Creek Girls in Oxford

Solon wins 8-4 and 8-5

OXFORD– They welcomed an old friend back in Oxford.
Jim White and his Solon Lady Spartans traveled to McAreavy Field in Oxford Wednesday, June 14, for a varsity doubleheader with the Clear Creek Amana (CCA) Clippers.

11 Women of Troy earn MVC honors

Steigleder and Rosenthal athlete, coach of the year

North Liberty Leader
IOWA CITY– The Mississippi Valley athletic Conference (MVC) released its 2017 All-Division picks for outstanding girls’ soccer players Monday, June 12. Iowa City West High was the champion for the Mississippi Division and standout Regan Steigleder was named division Athlete of the Year, while David Rosenthal and his staff took Coach of the Year honors.
Linn-Mar’s Allie Strottman earned the division Keeper of the Year title.

Liberty High basketball camps June 26-29

NORTH LIBERTY– Sign up by Sunday, June 25 for Liberty High School’s boys’ and girls’ basketball camps.
The boys’ camp will take place June 26-29 at North Central Junior High, with ninth grade from 8:30-10 a.m., seventh through eighth grade from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., and 10th-12th grade from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Cost is $65 and includes a T-shirt.
The girls’ camp is June 26-28 at Garner Elementary, with third through fifth grade from 9-11 a.m. and sixth through eighth grade from 12-2 p.m. Cost is $65 and includes a T-shirt.

Bolts light up the J-Hawks

Liberty High freshmen win, 11-1 and 15-4, over CR Jefferson

NORTH LIBERTY– Liberty High’s freshman baseball team fried the J-Hawks of Cedar Rapids Jefferson in a doubleheader Tuesday, June 13, at Penn Meadows Park in North Liberty under sweltering heat.
The Bolts took game one, 11-1, in four innings with a two-RBI triple in the first inning from Nolan Frey.
Sam Rechkemmer doubled in the second inning, while Alec Boldt knocked a three-RBI double to make it 6-0 for Liberty. Isaac Bender and Tyler Dahm drove in runs in the third making it 9-1, while Carter Fedeler drove in the winning run in the bottom of the fourth.

North Liberty scuba club meeting June 24

NORTH LIBERTY– Openings remain for morning swimming lessons for the session that begins on June 26 and runs weekdays through July 7 (no lessons will be held July 4). For current openings, visit ActiveNet via the Recreation tab on the city website: www.northlibertyiowa.org. For a description of levels, visit the swimming lessons information page.

7th Annual Red, White & Bluegrass Fest July 3

NORTH LIBERTY– Located right here in the Corridor, the Red, White and Bluegrass Festival has been bringing you bluegrass for seven years now. Join others Monday, July 3, starting at 4 p.m. for great local and Midwest bluegrass and jam grass bands at Club 76 (The Lodge), 2349 Mehaffey Bridge Rd. NE.