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Prime Time is back…finally

Hawk Talk

The Prime Time League (PTL) opened in North liberty on Thursday, June 30, two weeks later than normal.
Hawk fans got to see four of the new recruits and they were as good as advertised.
Starting with Tyler Cook, the 6-8, 240-pound big man was a four-star recruit coming out of St. Louis. He showed power, speed and a great presence around the basket.
Tyler is able to dunk with either hand and might be the best athlete Fran McCaffery has recruited.
The big guy finished with 27 points and eight rebounds in his first game.

Football team hosts car wash after Parade, July 16

SOLON– The Solon High School football team will host a car wash following the Solon Beef Days Parade on Saturday, July 16, from 11:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the Bridge Community Bank parking lot. Proceeds will be used to support the 2016 Solon High School football program.

Sign up for Co-ed Kickball Tournament at Solon Beef Days

SOLON– Join the annual Solon Beef Days Co-ed Kickball Tournament on Saturday, July 16, starting at noon. The entry fee is $100. Please contact Carl Stahle at 563-370-7512 to sign up a team.

Snipes resigns from city council seat

Former member may be tapped to fill in until November election

By Doug Lindner
Solon Economist

SOLON– The Solon City Council is short one member, again.
At a July 7 meeting, council members accepted the resignation of Dale Snipes, and voted to appoint an interim successor.
That replacement may be former council member Ron Herdliska, the person Snipes replaced in February of 2015.
During the July 7 meeting, Mayor Steve Stange announced the council vacancy and suggested Herdliska as a possible solution.

Hearings July 26 for proposed Lake Macbride beach alcohol ban

DES MOINES– Two public hearings are scheduled to accept public comment on a proposed rule to ban alcohol on the beaches at Lake Macbride State Park and Pleasant Creek State Recreation Area.

Creek Boys split with Mustangs

CCA wins, 7-1, and falls, 5-2, to Independence

North Liberty Leader
INDEPENDENCE– The Clear Creek Amana (CCA) boys’ varsity baseball team moved to 13-17 overall after splitting a varsity doubleheader Monday, June 27, in Independence with the Mustangs.

Clippers and Blazers split doubleheader

CCA falls 7-6 to Beckman, back with 4-3 win

North Liberty Leader
TIFFIN– Cappy’s Boys split a varsity doubleheader Wednesday, June 29, at home against the Blazers of Dyersville Beckman Catholic, dropping the opener, 7-6, and rallying back to a 4-3 win in the nightcap.

Creek Boys sweep Redbirds

CCA wins 6-0 and 3-2 over Maquoketa

North Liberty Leader
MAQUOKETA– The Clear Creek Amana (CCA) Clippers varsity baseball team gained a little ground Friday, July 1, as they improved to 16-18 overall in the wake of a doubleheader WaMaC conference sweep of the Maquoketa Cardinals in Maquoketa.
Cappy’s Boys pounded the Redbirds 6-0 in the opener and held onto a one-run lead for a 3-2 win in the nightcap.

Trojans and Tigers split baseball doubleheader

IC West loses 3-2 and rallies back to 6-4 win against Cedar Falls

By Chris Umscheid
North Liberty Leader
IOWA CITY– The West High Trojans improved to 25-6 on the season Friday, July 1, as they split a varsity doubleheader with the Cedar Falls Tigers at home. West fell 3-2 in the opener but rallied back to a 6-4 win in the nightcap.

Just Tri! Fifth Annual Youth Triathlon Aug. 7 at NLRC

NORTH LIBERTY– Tri-Fit Agape and the North Liberty Aquatic Center will host North Liberty’s annual youth triathlon: Just Tri! on Sunday, Aug. 7. Kids of all ages and fitness levels are encouraged to swim, bike and run, with participant awards handed out upon completion. Participants must have a helmet for the bike portion to participate. The event is for participation only; times will not be recorded. Registration is required for the age group the child will be on race day. There is no rain date. The fee is $25 (resident) and $30 (non-resident). The transition opens at 7:15 a.m.