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Creek Boys overhaul Trojans

CCA blows out South Tama, 68-13

TIFFIN– The Clear Creek Amana (CCA) varsity boys’ basketball team improved to 7-3 with a 68-13 blowout win, at home, over the South Tama County Trojans on Monday, Jan. 13. The game was originally set for Friday, Jan. 10, but was postponed due to weather.
The Creek Boys went to work early, shutting out the Trojans, 17-0, in the first quarter and allowing only two Trojan points in the second, taking a 28-2 halftime lead.
The Clippers pounded in 23 points in the third while again holding South Tama to just two points for a 51-4 lead going into the final period.

UDO passes first reading on split vote

Johnson County Supervisors approve controversial plan, 3-2

IOWA CITY– The Johnson County Board of Supervisors are on track to achieving a major goal for 2019: passing the updated Unified Development Ordinance (UDO), and having it in place to go into effect on January 1, 2020.
The 299-page document, which codifies the county’s comprehensive plan, was approved on a 3-2 vote in the first of three required readings Thursday, Dec. 5, during a regular meeting of the supervisors.

Panthers ground out the Lightning

Mt. Pleasant defeats Liberty volleyball, 3-2

NORTH LIBERTY– The regular season ended on a tough note for the Liberty High varsity volleyball team as the Mount Pleasant Panthers defeated the young team 3-2 (27-25, 14-25, 26-24, 24-26, 16-14) Thursday, Oct. 12, at Liberty.

North Liberty to pick its first full-time fire chief

Then there were five

NORTH LIBERTY– In 2016, the City of North Liberty commissioned a study of the North Liberty Fire Department (NLFD) and its operations after a goal-setting session by the city council looked at the possibility of sharing services or working more closely with surrounding fire departments in an effort to improve efficiency. Retired West Des Moines Fire Chief Donald Cox, a consultant in emergency services, was hired to conduct the study. He presented his findings to the council at its March 14 meeting. Top among several recommendations was the hiring of a full-time fire chief.

Trojans roll to sixth consecutive state tourney appearance

West High wins, 50-30, in substate final

CEDAR RAPIDS– The West High Trojans punched their ticket to the 2016 Class 4A State Basketball Tournament with a 50-30 win over rival City High Tuesday, March 1, at the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids. It will be the sixth consecutive state tourney appearance for coach Steve Bergman and the Trojans with championships in 2014, 2013 and 2012.