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January 21st, 2018

Creek Girls roll past Indee

CCA earns sixth consecutive win, 60-33, at Indee

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INDEPENDENCE– P.J. Sweeney and his Clear Creek Amana (CCA) girls varsity basketball team notched their sixth consecutive win Tuesday, Jan. 9, on the road in Independence, 60-33, against the Mustangs.
Karsyn Stratton, a sophomore, led the attack with 20 points for CCA as the Clippers dominated throughout the contest. The Creek Girls took the first period 18-6 and held off a 15-point rally from the Mustangs in the second period to hold a 27-21-halftime lead. The Clippers pounded Indee 21-4 in the third for a 48-25 lead going into the final quarter.

“No defense.”

Indians get the best of the Creek Boys

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Big first half propels Marion past Clear Creek Amana, 60-37

MARION– Clear Creek Amana (CCA) head coach Brandon Clubb summed up his team’s performance on the road Friday, Jan. 12, in Marion in just two words.
“No defense.”
The Clippers suffered their fourth consecutive loss to the Indians, falling 60-37, and dropping their record to 2-9. The Indians, on the other hand, improved their lot in life to a 5-6 showing while snapping a three-game losing streak.

J-Hawks sweep the lanes against Trojans

Stark, Mohr, Little and Strauser lead West High against CR Jefferson

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CEDAR RAPIDS– Iowa City West High’s bowling squads all fell to the J-Hawks of Cedar Rapids Jefferson Friday, Jan. 12, at May City Bowling in Cedar Rapids.
The J-Hawk varsity girls defeated the Women of Troy 2,705 to 2,387, with Jefferson’s Aryana Benesh winning with 394 while West High’s Alexie Little led the Trojans with 378. Jefferson’s junior varsity (JV) girls won 2,335 to 1,423, with the J-Hawks’ Becca Moffatt winning with 337 while West’s Lauren Strauser led with 205.

CCA boys drop to 2-8

Indee Mustangs ride away from Creek Boys

TIFFIN– The Clear Creek Amana (CCA) varsity boys basketball team dropped to 2-8 Tuesday, Jan. 8, with a 72-66 loss at home to the Mustangs of Independence.
The Mustangs put the Creek Boys in a 13-6 hole at the end of the first period and extended their lead to 33-27 at halftime despite a second-quarter rally by the Clippers. The momentum shifted in the third period as Brandon Clubb’s crew battled to a 57-50 advantage going into the final eight minutes. The Mustangs, however, rallied back for the win.

Waverly-Shell Rock defeats Liberty, 52-32

Go Hawks make it a no-go for the Lightning girls

WAVERLY– The “Go Hawks” of Waverly-Shell Rock kept the Liberty High varsity girls basketball team searching for its first win of 2018 with a 52-32 loss Friday, Jan. 12, in Waverly.
The Lightning lagged behind early as the Go Hawks took a 14-5 lead at the end of the first period and were ahead 20-12 at halftime. Liberty trailed 36-23 going into the final quarter, which was their brightest of the night with a 12-point effort, however the Go Hawks’ 16-points carried them to victory.

West overhauls CR Warriors, 72-50

Women of Troy wallop the Warriors

IOWA CITY– Iowa City West High’s Women of Troy posted their sixth consecutive win Friday, Jan. 12, at home with a 72-50 pounding of Cedar Rapids Washington’s Warriors.
The first period was a back and forth battle with the Warriors edging out West High 9-8, but the momentum quickly shifted in the second with B.J. Mayer’s Women of Troy blasting the Warriors 19-8 for a 27-17 halftime lead. West outscored Washington 22-20 in the third on its way to the 22-point advantage at the end.

Bergie’s Trojans

West High racks up home win No. 79 with 69-42 victory over Linn-Mar

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IOWA CITY– Seventy-nine. That’s how many consecutive wins the Iowa City West High Trojans have on their home court.
Nine, the number of wins this season for the Trojans, with zero losses. One recent victim was Linn-Mar, which dropped to 5-4 after Bergie’s Boys pounded them 69-42 at West High School Jan. 9.

Benchmark community survey

The results are in...

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NORTH LIBERTY– Last spring, residents of North Liberty received a postcard inviting them to respond to an online community survey.
Mailed to 9,090 North Liberty addresses, the postcard was in English, Spanish, French and Mandarin. In total, 387 responses were gathered.

Tiffin Good Neighbor meeting Jan. 30

The City of Tiffin may soon consider a rezoning and subdivision plat and to invite the public to an open-house style meeting being held to explain the proposal.

Hypnotist comedy show coming to Tiffin Jan. 25

TIFFIN– The Fine Arts and Music Enhancers (F.A.M.E.) will be hosting Clear Creek Amana (CCA) alumnus Steve Meade as he performs his comedy hypnosis show “The Virtual Reality Tour” Thursday, Jan. 25, at 7 p.m. at the Clear Creek Amana High School Performing Arts Center in Tiffin. Volunteers from the audience will be taken on a spellbound lifelike mental vacation using the power of hypnosis.