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Iowa City West rolls over City High, 78-27

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IOWA CITY– Athletic contests between Iowa City High and Iowa City West High are usually high-drama affairs with the atmosphere of a regional final. However, the West High Trojans rolled over their rivals, 78-27, Tuesday, Dec. 13, at home in rather anticlimactic fashion.
The game started close with West edging ahead by two baskets for a 20-16 lead at the end of the first period. The rest of the game was solidly and decisively West High’s as they held the Little Hawks to two points in the second period, seven in the third and two points in the final eight minutes.

City High ends Women of Troy’s unbeaten streak

City High edges West, 74-73, in overtime

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IOWA CITY– It’s always a battle royale when Iowa City’s West High and City High meet on the basketball floor. Tuesday, Dec. 13, was no exception as the Little Hawks took on the Women of Troy at West. Both teams entered the contest unbeaten with 5-0 records. When the final buzzer sounded, the Little Hawks had flown away with the 74-73 win, and broke West High’s win streak.

Women of Troy roll over Waterloo’s Trojans

IC West dispatches Waterloo East, 64-26

IOWA CITY– The West High Women of Troy rebounded from their first loss of the season to rival City High with a 64-26 shelling of the Trojans of Waterloo East High School Friday, Dec. 16, in the West High gym.
West High unleashed a 21-point barrage in the first period for a 21-7 lead and kept up the withering fire for a 42-13 halftime margin. Waterloo’s Trojans were held to just two points in the third period as West cruised to the win.
Ten West High players scored with Logan Cook leading all with 16 points, with support from Lauren Zacharias (12) and Katie McGrane (10).

Trojans sink Little Hawks in rivalry swimming dual, 112-57

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CORALVILLE– The Iowa City West High Trojan swimmers put up a pair of wins in the 2016-2017 rivalry with cross town City High Tuesday, Dec. 13, at the Coralville Recreation Center. West’s varsity won, 112-57, while the junior varsity crew took care of business with a 130-26 win.
The Trojans dominated the meet as City High swimmers only won three events: the 200-yard varsity Individual Medley (IM), varsity 100-yard backstroke and varsity 100-yard breaststroke.

Tiffin council and CCA board working together

Future recreation center, crossing guards discussed at joint meeting

TIFFIN– Everyone just wants what’s best for the community.
That was the sentiment at a joint meeting Wednesday, Dec. 7, between the Tiffin City Council and Clear Creek Amana (CCA) School District Board of Directors.
At the hour-long meeting in the Springmier Community Library, the groups discussed multiple topics, including cost-shared crossing guards, upcoming Park Road construction and a future recreation center.

Liberty’s basketball team starts out 4-0

Lightning Bolts are on a roll

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NORTH LIBERTY– The debut season has started out pretty well for the Liberty High School Lightning Bolts. The freshmen boys, currently students at Iowa City West High who will be transferring to the new Liberty High next fall, held a 4-0 record entering a Monday, Dec. 12, game against Cedar Rapids Jefferson’s “Blue” squad.

Clippers 4th at N. Cedar wrestling invitational

Cole White takes the crown at 220 pounds

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CLARENCE– Clear Creek Amana’s (CCA) Cole White was crowned the champion at 220 pounds Saturday, Dec. 10, at North Cedar’s 2016 wrestling invitational tournament. The Clippers were fourth overall in team points behind team champion Camanche, New London and North Linn.

CP-U storms CCA, 71-31

TIFFIN– Coach PJ Sweeney and his Clear Creek Amana (CCA) Clippers became the sixth victim of the Center Point-Urbana (CP-U) “Stormin’ Pointers” Friday, Dec. 9, as they suffered a 71-31 loss on their home court. The Pointers improved to 6-0 while the Creek Girls fell to 3-3.

IC West defeats CR Kennedy, 57-45

Women of Troy go 4-0 with win over Cougars

IOWA CITY– Undefeated and fifth in the state in Class 5A is where Iowa City West High’s Women of Troy stood after getting past the Cedar Rapids Kennedy Cougars, 57-45, Tuesday, Dec. 6, at home.

Creek Boys take down Blue Raiders, fall to Sabers

CCA goes 1-1 at Benton Community’s quad meet

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VAN HORNE– Clear Creek Amana’s (CCA) wrestlers broke even Thursday, Dec. 8, at Benton Community’s quadrangular wrestling meet. The Clippers knocked off Anamosa’s Blue Raiders, 59-23, but fell to the Sabers of Central Clinton-DeWitt, 40-25. The Creek Boys did not wrestle the Benton Bobcats, but will face them on the mat later this season.

Cole White leads Creek Boys with sixth-place showing

Clippers 16th at Independence Invitational wrestling meet

INDEPENDENCE– Clear Creek Amana’s (CCA) varsity wrestlers placed 16th out of 25 teams Saturday, Dec. 3, at the 2016 Independence Invitational. New Hampton won the event with 285 team points with Fort Dodge (259), Christian Brothers College (242), Solon (227) and Cedar Rapids Prairie (216) rounding out the top five squads.

Clipper JV wrestlers compete at Marion Invitational

Jensen and Upah earn championships

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MARION– Clear Creek Amana (CCA) Junior Varsity (JV) wrestlers competed Saturday, Dec. 10, in the 2016 Marion JV Invitational. Grant Jensen and Jonah Upah were crowned champions with Shiloh Robbins, Dominique Mosier, Austin McCarty and Grant Haman finishing the day in second place. Thomas Macumber and Kyle Pitlick placed third in their weight brackets while Jordan York and Dillan Gonzalez were fourth-place finishers.

Marion JV Invite 2016 Results for Clear Creek Amana
Shiloh Robbins’s place is 2nd and has scored 12.00 team points.