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Past articles by David:

Osage girls clinch spot at state tournament

In recent seasons, the regional final round has represented the ceiling on the Osage girls basketball team’s season. → Read More

Clear Lake girls overcome bumpy start to win regional tournament opener

Some girls basketball coaches may have concerns when their team falls behind 7-0 to start a game. → Read More

West Hancock girls stay undefeated with win over Forest City

The West Hancock girls basketball team is on the brink of an outstanding, if not memorable season. → Read More

Size and speed leads Valley to big win over Mason City boys basketball

The Mason City boys basketball team has learned to live with being undersized. → Read More

Clear Lake boys get ""back to basics" to beat Clarion-Goldfield-Dows

After a disappointing opening loss, Clear Lake boys basketball coach Jeremey Ainley went back to basics. → Read More

Clear Lake defense leads girls' team to big win

Clear Lake girls basketball coach Bart Smith wears a rubber bracelet that says “single-digit defense.” → Read More

Tate Hagen leads West Hancock football to blowout win

All season long, Tate Hagen has been playing with a chip on his shoulder. → Read More

West Hancock football beats IKM-Manning in Class A playoff opener

The West Hancock football team earned the top rating in Class A for a reason. → Read More

Charles City volleyball beats Mason City in regional opener

Prep volleyball teams may look forward to the second season, but that season can be unforgiving. → Read More

Rockford football wins close game over Riceville

The Rockford football team may have been the surprise in the state in 2018, as it not only ended a lengthy losing skid, the Warriors advanced to the championship game → Read More

Rushing game erupts in big West Hancock win over Osage

The top-rated (A) West Hancock football team racked up 99 points over its first two games, largely behind the one-two punch of running backs Tate Hagen and Josef Smith. → Read More

Bishop Garrigan beats Newman Catholic by a touchdown

Newman Catholic and Bishop Garrigan had a lot of similarities entering the 2019 football season. → Read More

Osage volleyball sweeps Central Springs in dominant home opener

A lot of change was expected for the Osage volleyball team following a 2018 season that saw the Green Devils reach the Class 3A semifinals. → Read More

Lake Mills football beats Newman Catholic with stout defense

When Newman Catholic marched 77 yards for a touchdown on its opening drive, veteran Lake Mills football coach Bill Byrnes may have had some concerns. → Read More

Underclassmen make big difference in area softball

With the release of the Iowa Girls Coaches Association all-state teams, the softball season draws to a close. → Read More

High School softball: Charles City perseveres to take third place in Class 4A

If it was going to finish third in the Class 4A softball tournament, Charles City was going to have a lot to overcome. → Read More

High School baseball: Charles City beats Clear Lake to advance to substate final

The Clear Lake and Charles City baseball teams had similar season in 2019. → Read More

Roundup 7?17/19

Bishop Garigan 1, AGWSR 0: In 2018, the Bishop Garrigan girls softball team saw its season come to an end at AGWSR against a Cougar team that went on to → Read More

High School softball: Bishop Garrigan clinches state berth

In 2018, the Bishop Garrigan girls softball team saw its season come to an end at AGWSR against a Cougar team that went on to be the Class 1A state → Read More

High School baseball: Newman Catholic opens district play with win over Belmond-Klemme

So the journey begins. → Read More