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HTC, FMHS could share baseball program this year

March 18, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison School board voted Monday night to approve an agreement to allow Holy Trinity Catholic student athletes to play baseball for the Bloodhounds this summer. At [Read More…]

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Schneider 3rd in 400 at Silver Streak invitational

March 17, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONMOUTH – Junior Quentin Schneider captured 3rd place in the boy’s 400 meter run to lead the Fort Madison Bloodhounds at the Silver Streak Last Chance Invitational Saturday in Monmouth. [Read More…]

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Youth baseball, softball leagues forming

March 2, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article FORT MADISON – Registration is now open for the 2019 Youth Baseball & Softball Leagues at Baxter Sports Complex. Last year was the inaugural season for the league through Baxter Sports Complex after [Read More…]

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Fedler named to IHSAA Substate 5 team

March 2, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Another post-season honor was handed down to FMHS’s Jayden Fedler. Fedler, a junior on this year’s Bloodhound basketball team, was named to the substate 5 bracket All-Substate team this week. [Read More…]

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Hounds put three wrestlers on 1st Team All-Conference

February 28, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison Bloodhounds, who finished the conference wrestling season at 4-0 put three wrestlers on the 1st Team in the Southeast All-Conference list released Thursday. Those wrestlers included Sam [Read More…]

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FMMS 7th graders go undefeated at 17-0

February 27, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison 7th grade girls’ basketball teams finished their seasons undefeated last night with two wins at home against Washington. The ‘A’ team won by a score of 36-15 [Read More…]

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Local cagers named to all-conference squads

February 26, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Several area basketball players were named to their respective all-conference teams in lists released this week. Holy Trinity Catholic High School senior Emily Box was a first team Southeast Iowa [Read More…]

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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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