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Restoration Station - smoothies, supplements and more

NL shop helps you Restore, replenish, recommit

NORTH LIBERTY– It’s a brand new year, and a renewed opportunity to commit to healthy habits.
Connie Jagnow of Restoration Station in North Liberty is ready to help.
Jagnow’s shop at 185 Hwy. 965 in Liberty Plaza has been open for almost two years. Inside, customers can get a free wellness evaluation, learn about the many products Jagnow offers that can jumpstart fitness and weight loss goals, and order what is arguably one of the tastiest smoothies available.
If you’ve never had a cake batter smoothie for breakfast, you haven’t truly lived.

Clippers outsail Vinton Vikettes

CCA 75, Vinton-Shellsburg 53

TIFFIN– P. J. Sweeney and his Clear Creek Amana (CCA) Clippers edged back above .500 as they improved to an 8-7 overall (6-3 in the WaMaC) record after sinking the Vikettes of Vinton-Shellsburg, 75-53, in varsity WaMaC action Friday, Jan. 23, in Tiffin. Hanna Stokes led all scorers with 18 points, Emily Wieland had 16 and Lexi Kinnaird put in 13.

Trojans pound the Bulldogs

DiLeo leads West to 74-27 win

By Chris Umscheid
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IOWA CITY — David DiLeo had a 25-point night, including six three-point baskets on Tuesday, Jan. 20, as he led the West High Trojans to a 74-27 non-conference win over the Bettendorf Bulldogs at home. The win elevated West to a 12-0 record and dropped Bettendorf to 3-9 on the season.

Coach Mark Reiland logs 400 dual victories

Trojans sweep double dual at CR Kennedy

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CEDAR RAPIDS — A pair of dual meet wins for Iowa City West gave coach Mark Reiland his 399th and 400th career victories Thursday, Jan. 22, as the Trojans traveled to Cedar Rapids Kennedy to face the Cougars and the Golden Eagles of Dubuque Wahlert Catholic. West High took care of Wahlert 37-27 and Kennedy 48-19.

Iowa City West 89, Linn-Mar 81, in Lions’ pool

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MARION– The West High Trojans slipped past the Linn-Mar Lions in varsity swimming action Tuesday, Jan. 20, in the Lions’ pool. West took the meet, 89-81.
Winners for West included the 200-yard medley relay (Noah Bruns, Matt Anderson, Oliver Martin and Will Scott) in 1:40.42, the 200-yard freestyle relay (Aidan Keen, Bruns, Scott, Mark McGlaughlin) in 1:27.97 and the 400-yard freestyle relay (Brennon Keen, Martin, Anderson, McGlaughlin) in 3:17.65.

CR Kennedy bowls over West

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IOWA CITY– It took a five-frame Baker roll-off to do it, but the Cedar Rapids Kennedy Cougars got the best of the West High Trojans Friday, Jan. 22, at Colonial Lanes in Iowa City. Tied at 2,860 each, the Trojans and Cougars went into the extra frames with Kennedy prevailing 115 to 88. Heath Schintler led West High with 427.
The varsity Women of Troy fell 2,402 to 2,175, with Brooke Kreiss the top West bowler with 341.

Ice fishing clinic lures outdoor crowd

JOHNSON COUNTY– It was a great day for fishing, even if the fish didn’t catch on.
About 22 participants joined Johnson County Conservation Program Director Brad Freidhof at F.W. Kent Park near Tiffin on Sunday, Jan. 11, to learn the basics of ice fishing and try their hands at catching the big one.
“We have phenomenal weather,” said Freidhof of the above-freezing temperatures and sunshine. “I was hoping that would turn the fish on today, but so far I’m not seeing that.”

“Cupcake” didn’t make the cut for naming new school

Students offer list; CCA board chooses “Tiffin Elementary”

OXFORD — “What’s in a name?” asked noted playwright William Shakespeare in his classic “Romeo and Juliet.”
The answer, for those who sit on boards of education, is plenty.
The Clear Creek Amana (CCA) School District board of directors received a long list of proposed names for the new elementary school being built in Tiffin during a Jan. 14 work session at Clear Creek Elementary (CCE) in Oxford.

Tiffin Administrator Jackson resigns

Office will be vacated Feb. 6

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TIFFIN– Tiffin City Administrator Michon Jackson is heading out.
The last day Jackson will sit at the helm of the city will be Feb. 6. She has resigned her position in order to take a new job on Marco Island off the coast of southwest Florida.
“Ever since I was 15 years old, I wanted to live near the ocean,” said Jackson. “I decided that by the time I turned 50, that’s where I would live.”

Six Appeal vocal band returning to CCA Jan. 29

TIFFIN– Clear Creek Amana (CCA) is pleased to announce that Six Appeal is returning to perform at the Performing Arts Center (PAC) on Thursday, Jan. 29, at 7 p.m. Six Appeal is a high-energy a cappella group from the Twin Cities area.
Six Appeal uses a cappella singing to span decades of classic oldies, current chart toppers and catchy original tunes. From coast to coast, the group has become known for their vivid musical style, unmatched energy and playful charm.
Opening for Six Appeal will be Take Note, a young women’s a cappella group from the University of Iowa.

Grace Community Church to host “Hairy & Co.” Jan. 31

NORTH LIBERTY– Enjoy a free family afternoon with a loveable puppet, Hairy. Come to Grace Community Church located at 2707 N. Dubuque St. on Saturday, Jan. 31, at either 2 p.m. or 4 p.m. for the free performance of “Hairy & Co.” No tickets or RSVP needed.
Hairy & Company’s unique program offers enjoyment for every member of the family. They combine music, comedy and teaching that together drive home the truths of scripture.

Boy Scout Troop 216 to host chili supper Feb. 7

NORTH LIBERTY – North Liberty Boy Scout Troop 216 will host its 35th annual Chili Supper from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at the North Liberty Community Center.
This dinner is the troop’s primary annual fundraising event.  Proceeds help cover the cost of high adventure trips, summer camp and other activities for the troop’s approximately 30 scouts.