Central Lee
POST SEASON HOOPS
HELLIGE

Helliges earn top honors; Cresswell, Gehling, and Wyrick all 1st-team

LEE COUNTY – The father-son duo of John and Luke Hellige got top honors in the SEI Superconference South All-Conference honors. John Hellige, who took the Crusaders to their first-ever Class 1A …

Bendlage named SEISC South POY

FORT MADISON – Mary Kate Bendlage continues to pile on honors for athletic career at Holy Trinity Catholic. Bendlage was named Player of the Year for the SEI Superconference South division. The …

Central Lee ousted from districts by WB

WEST BURLINGTON – The last game wasn’t quite as close as the first, but Central Lee gave good game regardless in a 76-59 loss to West Burlington in Class 2A Substate 4 basketball …

Hawks advance with 72-65 win over L-M

DONNELLSON – The Central Lee Hawks had four players in double figures Monday night as they advanced through the first round of Class 2A Substate 4, District 7 action with a 72-65 win over …
Fort Madison
SOUTHEAST ALL-CONFERENCE
RIDDLE

Riddle, Smith get top honors in Southeast Conference awards

FORT MADISON – The winter sports accolades keep pouring in and several Fort Madison athletes have received honors from Southeast Conference coaches. Senior Nolan Riddle was named Wrestler of …

Riddle 4th, Thacher 8th as season wraps in Des Moines

DES MOINES – Fort Madison put two Bloodhound wrestlers on the podium in Class 3A wrestling at the IHSAA State Wrestling Tournament this weekend., but both felt they left a lot on the mat. The …

Early Chiefs' start dooms Hounds in regionals

KEOKUK — Landon Bentley showed the emotions from the end of his first season as Fort Madison’s girls basketball coach. Keokuk eliminated the Bloodhounds from the postseason, taking a …

Riddle hot after 3rd place

DES MOINES –  It was a day to walk up to podiums for the remaining two Bloodhounds at the IHSAA State Wrestling Tournament in Des Moines Friday. Both Nolan Riddle (157 lbs.) and Ike …
Holy Trinity
ALL-DISTRICT
BENDLAGE

Bendlage makes 1A All-District team

FORT MADISON - Holy Trinity senior Mary Kate Bendlage added another honor on Sunday. Bendlage was named to the Iowa Girls Coaches Association Class 1A Southeast All-District team. Bendlage, who …

Crusaders come up just short in substate final

FAIRFIELD — It was the end of the season, but Holy Trinity boys basketball coach John Hellige wanted it to be the beginning of something more. The Crusaders’ run through the Class 1A …

HTC cuts down nets in district championship

OTTUMWA — Holy Trinity boys basketball coach John Hellige is a big proponent of team-building exercises. One of the things Hellige did with the Crusaders this season was take them on a …

HTC boys to play for district title

FORT MADISON – It’s been 13 years since the Holy Trinity boys' basketball team has been to a district championship. That mark was reset Thursday night as the Crusaders overcame a sluggish …