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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.

Benton Community scuttles CCA, 65-54

Creek Boys capsized by Bobcats

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TIFFIN– The Clear Creek Amana (CCA) Clippers boys varsity basketball team picked up a needed win Saturday, Dec. 3, over Iowa City Regina, but the celebration was short-lived as the Benton Community Bobcats dropped the Clippers to a 1-3 record with a 65-54 win in Tiffin on Tuesday, Dec. 6.
The Bobcats took the first period, 17-10, and held only a one-point lead at halftime, 27-26. Benton Community outscored CCA, 17-8, in the third, but the Creek Boys rallied in the final period with a 20-point effort.

Trojans dominate J-Hawk swimming relay meet

Nine relay events = nine wins for West High

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CEDAR RAPIDS– The Iowa City West High Trojans dominated Cedar Rapids Jefferson’s relay meet Saturday, Dec. 3, with wins in all nine events.
The Trojans won the varsity meet with 126 points while Dubuque Senior had 84 and the host J-Hawks scored 62 points. West’s junior varsity swimmers blew Dubuque Senior out of the water, winning 122 to 44.

Results as provided by Iowa City West High Swimming
400-yard medley relay: 1, IC West (Nasim Abu-Dagga, Ben Berhow, John Li, Brennon Keen), 3:59.85.

IC West wrestlers down Dubuque Hempstead, 40-36

Trojans slip past Mustangs on the mat

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DUBUQUE– The Iowa City West High Trojans slipped past the Dubuque Hempstead Mustangs, 40-36, in a wrestling dual meet Thursday, Dec. 8, at Hempstead.
Keaton Speicher (113 pounds), Hunter Davis (126), Jo Dixon (145), Nelson Brands (152) and Ashton Stumpf (182) won by falls over Hempstead’s Brennan Lechnir (3:08), Garrett Long (1:36), Dylan Pauley (5:50), Kent Kragenbrink (5:16) and Jackson Rigdon (4:45) respectively. Landon Green (195) took a 13-5 major decision from the Mustangs’ Owen Dunne.