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Hawks knock off top-ranked Wilton for Class 2A state berth

July 24, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Hawks dismantle Wilton pitching as Weirather tosses shutout to head to state baseball tournament Monday. BY ETHAN LILLARDPCC SPORTS WASHINGTON- Coming into Tuesday night’s Class 2A Substate championship game, Central Lee knew it was going [Read More…]

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Central Lee rolls into district championship game

July 17, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY COLIN MAGNESUNRADIO KEOKUK SPORTS DIRECTOR DONNELLSON – Throughout the 2019 season they’ve got the job done in just about every way possible. They’ve won mercy-rule shortened games. They’ve come from behind. They’ve pitched their [Read More…]

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Central Lee 2nd at home invite

May 5, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

FORT MADISON 3rd, Holy Trinity 4th at Green Acres in Donnellson Saturday BY PCC STAFF DONNELLSON – Jadon Hawk shot a 14-over 86 at Saturday’s Central Lee Invitational at Green Acres Golf Club in Donnellson [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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Second half rally falls short for HTC girls

January 6, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – The Holy Trinity Crusaders got five three-pointers from senior Taylor Boeding in the second half, but couldn’t catch up to Central Lee, falling 50-46 Friday night at home. Boeding, who [Read More…]

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Morhfeld, Hellman and Wyrick lead BHS swimmers

December 15, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF BURINGTON – The Burlington Grayhounds swim team, featuring several athletes from Lee County schools, won a dual meet Thursday against Clinton at the Burlington High School pool. Holy Trinity Catholic junior Jacob Mohrfeld [Read More…]

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Lady Hawks stun Crusaders in five

October 10, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – What started out with flowers and laughter ended with frustration and disbelief as Holy Trinity suffered it’s first home loss in more than a year Tuesday night. [Read More…]

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Scouting “Join Nights” planned for area communities

August 27, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article LEE COUNTY  – The Mississippi Valley Boy Scout Council is gearing up with their local volunteers for an action-packed fall season of Scouting. Local Cub Scout Packs will soon be holding “Join Nights” [Read More…]

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Hounds get first test at Central Lee Friday

August 23, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR DONNELLSON – “Everyone’s got a plan until they get punched in the mouth.” – Mike Tyson. That’s head coach Tony Shiffman’s take on Friday’s season opening football game with Central [Read More…]

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Central Lee’s Cass gets Great River scholarship

June 7, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF WEST BURLINGTON  –  Great River Friends recently awarded $10,000 in scholarships to students pursing health care careers. Ten $1,000 scholarships were given in two categories. Scholarships for high school seniors were awarded [Read More…]

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GRRWAs “Rocky” talking recycling to area students

May 10, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – On Tuesday, May 8th Rocky the Recycler paid a visit to Central Lee Elementary School. Rocky gave presentations to approximately 170 students from pre-school to kindergarten.  The students learned [Read More…]

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Central Lee students explore food security issues

May 3, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article DES MOINES – Today, the seventh annual World Food Prize Iowa Youth Institute brought together 309 students from 134 high schools at Iowa State University to explore critical global food security issues and [Read More…]

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Voters knock down two area referendums

April 3, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Voters in southeast Iowa shot down two attempts to improve school facilities for area students on Tuesday. The third time wasn’t charming for Fort Madison School district [Read More…]

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Hounds go 1-2 at FMHS soccer invite

April 1, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison Bloodhound boys soccer team outscored three opponents 11-7 in Saturday’s FMHS Invitational, but came away with just one win. Sophomore Austin Sexton scored four [Read More…]

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Central Lee student council travels to DM

March 3, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

      Members of the Central Lee High School Student Council, Superintendent Andy Crozier and others visited with Representative Kearns, Senator Taylor and other legislators this week.  Madison Kearns, granddaughter of Representative Kearns, who [Read More…]

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Central Lee student arrested after school threat

February 23, 2018 Lee Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR DONNELLSON – According to Lee County Sheriff Stacy Weber a Central Lee High School student has been arrested this afternoon after an investigation into a threat to commit an assault [Read More…]

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Central Lee wants to bond for facility, security upgrades

February 20, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR DONNELLSON – Central Lee school officials will be holding community meetings starting this week to talk about a $9.8 million referendum to update district facilities. Projected improvements in the district [Read More…]

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Mohrfeld, Wyrick qualify for state swim meet

February 4, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF MARION – Two area swimmers qualified for state Saturday at the Iowa High School Athletic Association district meet in Marion at Linn-Mar High School. Central Lee’s Blake Wyrick qualified in three different [Read More…]

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Bloodhound girls give Central Lee a run

January 28, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR DONNELLSON – Some tenacious defense from the Fort Madison Bloodhounds gave Central Lee some fits in a 35-26 Hawks win Saturday at Central Lee. The Hounds held MacKenzie Northup, the [Read More…]

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Local elementary kids showcase fall artwork

January 26, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON  – A Saturday reception at the Fort Madison Area Artists Association showcasing the fall artwork of local elementary students was standing room only for the first hour. The [Read More…]

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Steffensmeier setting tone for run at state title

January 23, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – After finishing 3rd at last year’s state wrestling tournament, Central Lee senior Harlan Steffensmeier, who wrestles for Fort Madison High School, said he finished 7th as a [Read More…]

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HTC, Central Lee swimmers score at BHS meet

January 18, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF BURLNGTON – Blake Wyrick of Central Lee, and Jacob Mohrfeld and Wyatt Hellman of Holy Trinity Catholic scored points for the Burlington High School swim team at Thursday’s dual meet with Bettendorf [Read More…]

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LCEDG graduates 12 from 12-Plus program

December 21, 2017 Lee Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF DONNELLSON – Twelve students that took part in the Lee County Economic Development Group’s 12-Plus program were honored Wednesday morning as part of graduation ceremonies for the program at Central Lee High [Read More…]

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