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Sports

West beats Linn-Mar 4-2

Trojans survive Lions to stay undefeated

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IOWA CITY– The West High boys varsity soccer team stayed perfect with a 4-2 win over the Lions of Linn-Mar Tuesday, April 26, at home. Alex Infelt, Jackson Nasby, Nicholas Pitcher and Nicholas Raley scored for the Trojans with three passes for Infelt and two each for Nasby, Pitcher and Raley. Infelt had one assist as did Kalid Osman.
The win improved West to 9-0 on the season while the Lions dropped to 9-2.
On Friday, May 6, the Trojans head for Dubuque Senior for a 7 p.m. match and entertain Dubuque Wahlert at home on Tuesday, May 10, with a 6:45 p.m. start.

Trojans second at Prairie’s Hawkins Relays

Williams, Kleinow, 4x200 and sprint medley relay win

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CEDAR RAPIDS– West High’s boys track and field team took second place Tuesday, April 12, at the Hawkins Relays hosted by Cedar Rapids Prairie. The Prairie Hawks won their home meet with 175 team points, followed by West with 115, Linn-Mar with 86.5 and Cedar Rapids Jefferson with 66.5. Cedar Rapids Xavier, Center Point-Urbana, Marion and North Scott rounded out the field.

Spring scrimmage

Hawk Talk

Last Saturday, the Hawkeye football team finished their spring workout with a scrimmage at Kinnick Stadium.
To me, the two most important thing that came out of the scrimmage was that C.J. Beathard injured his shoulder in practice last week and couldn’t play, plus Ryan Boyle, who was Class 4A offensive player of the year from Des Moines Dowling, has moved to wide receiver.
With C.J. out, it opened the door to let Tyler Wiegers get a lot of snaps with the first-team offense.

Creek Boys survive Indians’ attack

CCA beats Marion 1-0 thanks to PKs

TIFFIN– Tim Benson’s Clear Creek Amana (CCA) varsity soccer team improved to 3-2 on the season by narrowly avoiding an upset by the winless Marion Indians Tuesday, April 19, at home.
The game, stalemated through 100 minutes of play, was settled by a round of Penalty Kicks (PKs). Tyreke Williams, Wyatt Sedlacek and keeper Ian McDonald scored, giving the Clippers a 3-0 PK score good for the 1-0 victory.

Women of Troy 2nd at City High’s Forwald/Coleman Relays

Welch wins three events, Haight tops in shot put

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IOWA CITY– The West High Women of Troy found themselves in the number-two spot at the end of the 2016 Forwald/Coleman Relays at City High on Thursday, April 21. Waukee took the top team slot with 195.5 points, followed by West with 135. Pleasant Valley and Linn-Mar were the number three and four teams, while the host Little Hawks were fifth with 87. Cedar Rapids Kennedy, Muscatine and Valley-West Des Moines rounded out the field of competitors.

Cougars take CRANDIC golf meet from Women of Troy by one point

Amelon leads West

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CORALVILLE– The West High Women of Troy hosted the 2016 CRANDIC Girls Golf Tournament Wednesday, April 20, and finished second to Cedar Rapids Kennedy. The Cougars won with a total score of 353, edging out the Women of Troy by one point.
Kennedy’s Sierra Hargens won the meet with a 72 while West High’s Jordan Amelon was second with 76.

Creek Girls 13th at Panther Girls Relays

Schwarting places in hurdles, long jump, Rollers in high jump, discus

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MOUNT PLEASANT– The Clear Creek Amana varsity girls track and field team placed 13th out of 19 teams at the Panther Girls Relays, hosted by Mount Pleasant High School, on Tuesday, April 19. West Burlington took the meet with 144 team points followed by Cedar Rapids Prairie (134), Mediapolis (101), Danville (86) and Cedar Rapids Jefferson (84) in the top five.

Trojans win City High relays

Parks, Ali, Gannon and Hoover post wins

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IOWA CITY– The West High Trojans won rival City High’s 2016 Forwald/Coleman Relays Thursday, April 21, with 138.33 team points to City’s 116.3 (good for second place). Valley-West Des Moines, Pleasant Valley, Linn-Mar, Muscatine, Southeast Polk and Des Moines East rounded out the field of competitors.

Creek Girls bounce back with win

CCA defeats Marion, 2-1

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MARION– The Clear Creek Amana (CCA) varsity girls soccer team suffered its first loss of the season Friday, April 15, on the road at Center Point against the CPU Stormin’ Pointers in a rare shutout.
The Creek Girls bounced back, however, and knocked off Marion, 2-1, on the road Tuesday, April 19. Hannah Bormann scored both of CCA’s goals, while Shauntina Williams held off the Indians’ attacks with eight saves as keeper. Clare Austin and Amelia Pereira gave a great defensive effort in the central midfield to limit the Indians’ attacks, coach Matt Harding said.

Girls break meet records on way to title

Senior Tanner Wymer remembered at Denny Gruber Coed Relays

SOLON– On an evening steeped with bittersweet memories, Solon’s track teams built some happier moments with twin wins in the 2016 Denny Gruber Co-Ed Relays Tuesday, April 19, at the Solon Outdoor Events Center.
From the girls, it was– again– strong field event showings and balance through the running events to build a 126-106 margin over Mount Vernon. Running third was Marion (88), with North Cedar (79), Davenport Assumption (75), Vinton-Shellsburg (65.33), Dyersville Beckman (27) and Iowa City Regina (19) following.

Spartans take first at home meet

SOLON– Tuesday, April 19, was Tanner Wymer’s birthday.
The Solon boys and girls track and field teams did what they could to honor him, first by wishing him a happy birthday, complete with balloons, then by championing the home track meet in both boys and girls competition.

Solon sending seven to Drake Relays

SOLON– Everything track and field stops in Iowa this weekend, as eyes turn to the Drake Relays. Billed as America’s Athletic Classic, the Blue Oval hosts pre-Olympic, university, college, Iowa high school and even middle school competition in Des Moines.