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Women of Troy second, Trojans sixth at CRANDIC 9/10 meet

Severt, Ince, Hamed, Little earn wins, Sorge and Gudenkauf take runner-up spots

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CEDAR RAPIDS– The Iowa City West High Women of Troy finished second in overall team points Monday, April 24, at Cedar Rapids Washington’s CRANDIC 9/10 track and field meet held at Kingston Stadium. Cedar Rapids Prairie won the girls’ meet with 135 points, followed by West (112), City High (104), Cedar Rapids Jefferson (68), Cedar Rapids Kennedy (65), Linn-Mar (51), the host Warriors (29) and Cedar Rapids Xavier (10).

Creek Girls eighth at Stormin’ Pointer Invite

Rollers win high jump and discus

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CENTER POINT– The Clear Creek Amana (CCA) girls’ track and field team placed eighth Monday, April 24, at Center Point-Urbana’s (CP-U) Stormin’ Pointer Invitational. Solon won the meet with 145 points, followed by CP-U (100), Maquoketa Valley (57), North Linn (50), Springville (48), Alburnett and Jesup (42 each), the Clippers (41), Monticello (36) and Central City (26).
The Rollers picked up the only wins for the Creek Girls with Andrea taking the high jump by clearing 4-8 and Mariah winning the discus with a 109-7 throw.

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Clipper golfers eighth at West Liberty invitational

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WEST LIBERTY– The Clear Creek Amana (CCA) varsity boys golf team competed in West Liberty’s Invitational Tournament Tuesday, April 25, and came home in eighth place overall.
Central DeWitt won the meet with a total score of 320, followed by Wilton (335), West Branch (356), Winfield-Mount Union (356), Durant (358), Mid-Prairie (362), North Cedar (364), the Clippers (372), Iowa City Regina (388) and the host Comets (390).

IC West wins, 10-0, over CR Jefferson

Trojans shell the J-Hawks at Lower Kingston

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CEDAR RAPIDS– West High’s varsity Trojans improved to 7-2 overall Tuesday, April 25, on the road at Lower Kingston in Cedar Rapids where they pounded the winless Jefferson J-Hawks, 10-0.
Sam Choi opened the Trojans’ attack with a goal in the second minute of the first half and went on to complete the hat trick (three goals) later in the period. Choi finished with five goals. His second came in the sixth minute after the ball bounced off of the Jefferson keeper’s hands for a rebound shot.

Shueyville blood drive Tuesday, May 2

SHUEYVILLE– Shueyville will host a community blood drive from 3:30-6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2, at Shueyville Community Center’s inside gym.
To donate, schedule an appointment by contacting Teresa Eadie at 319-848-7626 or visit www.bloodcenterimpact.org and use code 1778 to locate the drive.

Spring Cleanup Day Saturday, April 29

NORTH LIBERTY– Spring Cleanup Day on Saturday, April 29, from 7-11:30 a.m. is for residents of North Liberty only. Please be prepared to verify that you are a North Liberty resident with a water bill stub or driver’s license. North Liberty residents pay 30¢ each month on their recycling bill for this service.
Miscellaneous large items are to be brought to the Public Works Facility, 620 Calvin St.
Assistance will be provided to the elderly or handicapped. Please call City Hall (319-626-5700) by April 27 to make arrangements.

Tiffin citywide yard sale May 5-7

TIFFIN– The City of Tiffin’s citywide yard sale will be held Friday, May 5, through Sunday, May 7. Maps of yard sale locations will be available at City Hall, Casey’s and The Depot on April 28.

North Liberty Farmers Market opens May 7

NORTH LIBERTY– The North Liberty Farmers Market will kick off the 2017 season Sunday, May 7, at Pacha Parkway.
In its third full year after a 2014 pilot market, the North Liberty Farmers Market at Penn Landing offers fresh produce, hot food, live music and hand-crafted artisan goods from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Sunday, May through October.
More information and vendor applications are available at pennlandingmarket.org.

2017 Iowa City Muscle Walk May 6 at UICCU

NORTH LIBERTY– Join the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Iowa and its families, sponsors, and community members for a day to celebrate the progress the organization has made, and to fundraise for the breakthroughs it continues to strive for.
The 2017 Iowa City Muscle Walk will be held Saturday, May 6, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the University of Iowa Credit Union, 2355 Landon Rd. in North Liberty.
Gather your team, join a community team, or register as an event participant at www.musclewalkmda.org/iowacity to get in on the fun.

Pantry Annual golf tournament May 5

NORTH LIBERTY– Dust off the clubs and join the North Liberty Community Pantry for its 7th Annual 4-Person Best Shot Golf Tournament on Friday, May 5, at Brown Deer Golf Club, 1900 Country Club Dr. in Coralville.
Check-in is 7:30-8:30 a.m., with a tee time of 9 a.m. Team registration is $450 and includes continental breakfast, green fees, carts, catered lunch, driving range balls and team pictures for each player. During the tournament there will be a silent auction. Awards and lunch will be served immediately following the tournament.

CCA approves budget for 2017-18 school year

Tax levy remains the same, but higher valuations will hit property owners

TIFFIN– Property owners in the Clear Creek Amana (CCA) Community School District will not see an increase in the tax levy they pay to support the district according to the fiscal year 2017-18 budget approved by the district’s School Board of Directors Wednesday, April 12, in a special meeting at the high school in Tiffin. However, higher property valuations will impact the amount of taxes they pay.

Third Street crosswalk in Tiffin

Council approves Ireland Avenue radar speed sign, discusses flashing pedestrian warning

TIFFIN– It sounds like thunder, said Tiffin City Council member Mike Ryan, when speeding trucks cross the railroad tracks near his home.
“Even if a semi’s going 35 (mph) instead of 25 (mph), it makes it pretty loud,” he said at an April 18 council meeting, when the safety of the Third Street crosswalk was discussed.
Excessive speeding along Ireland Avenue– especially by southbound traffic– was the primary cause for concern among council members, although Ryan also pointed to a visibility issue at the intersection.