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Hounds bow out with loss to Demons

February 19, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The Bloodhounds chased and nipped at the heals of the Washington Demons Monday night in Class 3A substate boys basketball, but couldn’t come up with the right play [Read More…]

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Hayes rolled with all the punches

February 17, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR DES MOINES – The best stories are those that come with happy endings, but sometimes stories deserve to be written even when the end is met with heartbreak. Fort Madison’s Sam [Read More…]

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Lady Chiefs close book on Hounds season

February 16, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR KEOKUK – If there were points given for disrupting offenses, the Fort Madison girls basketball team might have made it game Saturday night. But since points are only given for the [Read More…]

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Hayes suffers injury, Settles will make podium

February 16, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR DES MOINES – Fort Madison junior Danen Settles will step on the podium at Des Moines’ Wells-Fargo arena on Saturday in his second trip to the state wrestling tournament. But exactly [Read More…]

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HTC girls go cold in season-ending loss

February 16, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR SIGOURNEY – If it wasn’t the turnovers that did them in, the poor shooting didn’t help. The Holy Trinity Lady Crusaders committed 24 turnovers, shot 31% from the field and [Read More…]

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Pekin ends HTC boys’ hoops season

February 15, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR PACKWOOD – It got out of hand early, and despite a solid third quarter, the Holy Trinity boys basketball team’s season ended Thursday night at Pekin 74-42 in Class 1A districts. [Read More…]

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Settles, Hayes get pins to move to Friday tourney action

February 14, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR DES MOINES – Despite a disappointing first round of wrestling Thursday at the state wrestling tournament, Fort Madison will send two Bloodhounds after a spot on the podium Friday. Junior Danen [Read More…]

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Lady Crusaders hold off Nikes in regional tussle

February 12, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Holy Trinity Catholic’s Emily Box may have summed it up best after the Crusaders ended Burlington Notre Dame’s season Tuesday night. “I’ve never played a game that rough [Read More…]

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Complete results from Saturday’s district wrestling

February 9, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

106: Owen Kruse (Fort Madison) – 4th Varsity – Quarterfinals – Owen Kruse (Fort Madison) over Jayden Massey (Clear Creek-Amana) (Fall 0:30) Varsity – Semifinals – Ethan Wood-Finley (Iowa City, City High) over Owen Kruse [Read More…]

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Hounds geared up for district meet Saturday

February 7, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

3A DISTRICT WRESTLING PREVIEW – Settles, Cordray looking for return trips to state; 6th-ranked Hayes poised for run BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison Bloodhounds have had an undulating regular [Read More…]

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Nikes shake off Holy Trinity in second half

February 5, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – A gritty first half wasn’t enough for the Crusaders as Burlington Notre Dame rolled to an 80-49 win in Southeast Iowa Superconference boys basketball action Monday. The [Read More…]

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Barnes ranked 11th nationally in JUCO shot

February 4, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR OTTUMWA – The Indian Hills Community College men’s track team finished last year rated 28th in the country at the junior college level. This year, the Warriors are rated 10th in [Read More…]

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Local BHS swimmers qualify for state meet Saturday

February 3, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF CEDAR RAPIDS – Fort Madison’s Jacob Mohrfeld has qualified as the third seed for Saturday’s State Swim meet in the 100-yard breaststroke. Mohrfeld broke a Burlington High School record with a :59.66 mark [Read More…]

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Bloodhound boys can’t catch Demons

February 2, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF WASHINGTON – Fort Madison spotted Washington a three-point first quarter lead and couldn’t find the streak to catch the hosts falling 73-64 Friday night. The Hounds (7-11) on the season, got 19 points [Read More…]

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Hayes returns to mat; leads Hounds to 3rd at Fairfield

January 28, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FAIRFIELD – Fort Madison took 3rd place at the Southern Iowa Classic Wrestling tournament in Fairfield. Senior Sam Hayes returned after several weeks for health reasons and continued right where he [Read More…]

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HTC girls give Van Buren a run on the road

January 28, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR VAN BUREN – Van Buren snapped Holy Trinity’s winning streak at six, but it took all four quarters to get it done. The Crusaders held a four-point half-time lead but surrendered [Read More…]

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FM boys dish up win over Central Lee

January 27, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Losing can be a powerful motivator. Fort Madison senior Logan Rashid said a loss against cross-town rival Holy Trinity two weeks ago is still stuck in his craw. [Read More…]

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HTC girls win sixth straight

January 26, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Despite some cool first quarter shooting, the Holy Trinity girls basketball team sailed to its sixth consecutive win Saturday. The Crusaders wound up sneaking in a make-up game [Read More…]

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Lady Crusaders take Shootout win over L-M

January 26, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF DANVILLE – The Holy Trinity girls basketball team had everything going it’s way for most of the night in a 55-20 win over Louisa-Muscatine Friday night as part of the Southeast Iowa Superconference [Read More…]

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Panthers split with Hounds in conference action

January 26, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – It was shaping up to be another buzzer beater between the Bloodhounds and the Mt. Pleasant Panthers Friday night. Just before the holiday break, Fort Madison’s Logan Rashid [Read More…]

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DNR Fishing report – week ending Jan. 30

January 24, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

SOUTHEAST IOWA Big Hollow LakeUnsafe ice; continued cold weather for several more days might improve conditions. Lake Belva DeerFinally making ice; needs a few more days of cold weather to reach 4 inches of decent [Read More…]

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Little Hounds go 14-4 at home triangular

January 24, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison Junior High Wrestling team wrestled in a home triangular meet Tuesday with Keokuk and Mt. Pleasant.  The Little Hounds went 14-4 for the night.  Joe Hartman, Emmett [Read More…]

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Saints long-distance shooting stops Hounds

January 20, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC Editor CEDAR RAPIDS – Cedar Rapids Xavier set a season-high mark for made three-pointers connecting on 15 as the Saints downed Fort Madison at the U.S. Cellular Center 79-61 on Saturday. [Read More…]

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FM 8th grade boys drop 2 of 3

January 19, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF BURLINGTON – The Fort Madison Middle School 8th grade boys basketball team dropped two of three games to Edward Stone on Thursday. Jamiah WIlliams poured in a dozen points for Fort Madison in [Read More…]

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