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Schools to hold 5K, 1 mile run May 17

NORTH LIBERTY– Penn, Garner and Van Allen PTOs will co-sponsor the second annual GPV PTO Rockin’ 5K Run/Walk and Little Rockin’ 1 Mile Run on Saturday, May 17. This event will begin and end at Penn Elementary. The 1 mile run will begin at 8:30 a.m., followed by the 5K at 9 a.m.
All proceeds from this event go to the North Liberty Family Resource Centers serving the students and families of Penn, Garner and Van Allen Elementary schools.
Register for the event at https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=10205.

One shot does the job

West’s O’Deen is thorn in the Lions’ paw

IOWA CITY– The West High Trojans remained undefeated at 12-0 in the wake of a 1-0 victory at home Tuesday, May 6, over the Linn-Mar Lions.
Ryan O’Deen, a senior, took a pass from junior Peter Murry and fired a shot into the corner of the Lions’ net to score roughly five minutes into the match. West held off the Lions to seal the shutout, despite withering attacks by the Lions in the final minutes.
Iowa City West held the top spot in the Iowa High School Soccer Coaches Association’s May 3 rankings. City High was the No. 3-ranked squad and the Lions were No. 4.

West’s 1-0 win puts them at top of MVC Mississippi Division

Women of Troy hold Kennedy

IOWA CITY– As the final horn sounded and the teams headed for mid-field to shake hands, West High coach Dave Rosenthal was heard yelling out, “that was good soccer.”
His Women of Troy held off the Cougars of Cedar Rapids Kennedy Friday, May 9, at Baker Field on the West High campus, improving their record to 7-1 in the MVC and 9-1 overall to hold the top spot in the Mississippi Division. West’s only loss thus far came at the hands of Linn-Mar on Tuesday, May 6.

Creek girls get 1-0 win over Independence

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TIFFIN– Emma Bormann’s 12th goal of the 2014 season gave the Clear Creek Amana (CCA) Clippers a 1-0 win at home Thursday, May 8, against Independence. The Win improved the Clippers’ record to 8-1, and the squad was ranked seventh in Class 1A in the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union’s weekly rankings for Friday, May 9.
Hannah Bormann had five shots on the Mustangs’ goal, Morgan Carew launched one shot and Emma Bormann had two.

Clipper boys’ soccer wins five straight

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TIFFIN– They righted the ship.
The Clear Creek Amana (CCA) boys varsity soccer team overcame three losses in a row at the start of the season and have posted five straight wins and three consecutive shut-outs against WaMaC West foes with two matches left in the regular season. With a 5-1 record in the WaMaC West Division, CCA is in a three-way tie for first place with Marion and Center Point-Urbana and holds an 8-4-2 record overall.

Trojans MVC divisional track champs

West High’s sophomores, varsity lead the way

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DUBUQUE– Dalzell Field in Dubuque was the site Thursday, May 8, for the Mississippi Valley Conference (MVC) Mississippi Division boys conference meet. The West High Trojans emerged as the champions in both sophomore and varsity competition with 128 team points for the varsity and 120 for the sophs. Together the Trojan track and field teams racked up 10 first-place finishes and seven second-place finishes in 36 events in total.