Central Lee
VOLLEYBALL HONORS

Bendlage named 1st Team All-State

FORT MADISON - Holy Trinity junior Mary Kate Bendlage was a first-team selection on the Iowa Girls Coaches Association Class 1A all-state volleyball teams announced Tuesday. Teammate Presley …

Hawks end solid year with playoff loss

MONTICELLO — Chuck Banks held an envelope in his hands as he addressed his Central Lee High School football team for the last time this season.As he spoke, the coach pointed to the envelope, …

Hawks open playoffs with Monticello, Ries

DONNELLSON - Central Lee Head Coach Chuck Banks says this week's Hawks' playoff game at 11th-ranked Monticello is business as usual. "It's a 2 hour-36 minute school bus ride. …

Lady Hawks bow out at Davis County

BLOOMFIELD - A 16-0 run between the first and second games through Central Lee into a downspin the Hawks couldn't come out of as they ended their year in Class 3A  Region 8 volleyball action …
Fort Madison
BHS SWIMMERS

FMHS trio to take on state swimmers Saturday

FORT MADISON - The fall sports season isn't over for Fort Madison - not quite yet. With the Fort Madison Bloodhound football team qualifying for the playoffs...

Kyle Doherty leads inaugural FMHS girls' wrestling team

FORT MADISON - The first season of state-recognized high school girls wrestling could see a very interesting start for the Bloodhounds. Head Coach Kyle Doherty, who's....

Rump finishes 8th at first ever State X-Country run

FORT DODGE - Fort Madison freshman Avery Rump said she didn't really have a plan heading into Saturday's girls Class 3A state cross country meet in Fort Dodge. But now she does. After having …

Hounds end year at physical, fast Waverly-Shell Rock

WAVERLY - It's been 33 years since the Fort Madison football team got to a state recognized playoff game. And the first one in more than three decades didn't go the way the Hounds or Head Coach …
Holy Trinity
STATE VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT

Freesmeier: HTC girls need to believe

FORT MADISON - New site, but basically the same Crusaders Holy Trinity is back at the Class 1A state volleyball tournament, a year after making it to the semifinals. Almost all of the key players …

Third time's a charm

BURLINGTON — The final point of the biggest match of Holy Trinity’s volleyball season fell softly to the Johannsen Gym court, and a season’s worth of frustration — heck, two …

Crusaders regroup to down WACO

FORT MADISON - The difference for Holy Trinity in Monday’s Class 1A regional semifinal against WACO was the game the Crusaders lost. The 25-6, 23-25, 28-26, 25-17 win for the Crusaders was built on …

Crusaders advance to regional semis

FORT MADISON - Melissa Freesmeier figured her Holy Trinity volleyball team would find the holes in Sigourney’s defense.It took the Crusaders a game, and then they started to roll.Holy Trinity …