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FMHS trades team wins SCC competition

April 13, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF WEST BURLINGTON – The Fort Madison High School building trades program continues to stack up awards. On Friday, the Bloodhound Construction won the SCC regional skills competition with a team consisting of Elton [Read More…]

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Lady Hounds open with win over BND

April 3, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC STAFF FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison girls tennis team swept six singles matches to open the season Tuesday night on Fort Madison’s courts. The Lady Hounds took down Burlington-Notre Dame 8-1 [Read More…]

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FMHS AD hopes to have football spot filled by May

April 1, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – With Fort Madison Head Football Coach Tony Shiffman announcing his resignation on social media this morning, school officials are already in full recruitment mode. Fort Madison High School [Read More…]

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FMHS SGA plans Color Fun Run

March 27, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted release FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison High School Student Government is coordinating a Color Fun Run for the community. Proceeds will benefit the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital and the FMHS student government. [Read More…]

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O’Rourke launches 2020 run in Lee County

March 14, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 1

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR LEE COUNTY – Packed coffee houses and sandwich shops in Lee County were the springboard of a national news cycle introducing Beto O’Rourke to the 2020 Presidential race, as well as [Read More…]

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Show Choir’s 30th year brings Chapman back

February 23, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – A familiar face graced the ever-buzzing rooms of the Fort Madison High School Music Department Thursday night. With the 30th edition of the FMHS Show Choir Invitational this [Read More…]

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Hounds take back conference wrestling title

January 17, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – For the first time since 2013, the Fort Madison Bloodhounds will put some numbers on the wrestling conference champion banner hanging in the HoundDome. Despite taking advantage [Read More…]

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Lady Hounds move to 0-8 with loss at Notre Dame

December 16, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR BURLINGTON – Fort Madison Head Coach Todd McGhghy said with a smile after his Lady Hounds dropped a 60-42 loss to Burlington Notre Dame Saturday night, “We’re close.” When pushed [Read More…]

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Bloodhounds take 2nd at FM Invitational

December 15, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – A title match at 195 lbs pitting the Nos. 3 and 5 wrestlers in the state highlighted the 17-team Fort Madison Invitational Saturday afternoon. The Bloodhounds’ senior [Read More…]

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5th-ranked Hayes takes 195lb title at Keen Invite

December 2, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF INDEPENDENCE – Fort Madison senior Sam Hayes rolled through a high-octane Cliff Keen Independence Invitational on Friday and Saturday in Independence. Hayes, rated 5th in the state at 195 in the most recent [Read More…]

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FMHS girls fall to Ottumwa before break

November 25, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison girls high school basketball team got 13 points from sophomore Maddie Rashid in a 66-30 loss on Wednesday. Braxtyn McGhghy converted a couple 3-pointers to finish with [Read More…]

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Hounds heavy on shooters going into season

November 18, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Despite the loss of two first-team all-conference picks last year, the Fort Madison Bloodhounds boys basketball team may be in a better position to compete for a [Read More…]

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Plans for 2018 Community Thanksgiving meal well underway

November 5, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – With the Thanksgiving holiday just around the corner, the Fort Madison Community Thanksgiving Dinner Committee is busy finalizing last minute details. With over 900 meals served to [Read More…]

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Lozano, Frantz named 1st team all-district

October 29, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – All-district football honors were released this week and Bloodhounds Diego Lozano and Dom Frantz garnered 1st team Class 3A District 6  honors. Lozano was second in the district in [Read More…]

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Hounds get share of conference title with sweep

October 10, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR WASHINGTON – The Lady Bloodhound volleyball team secured a share of the Southeast Conference title Tuesday night with a three-set sweep of the Washington Demons on the road. The Hounds [Read More…]

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Bloodhound spikers split at Durant tourney

October 7, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR DURANT – The Lady Hounds volleyball team worked a split in a four-match Durant Tournament on Saturday. The Hounds dumped Davenport West 21-13, 21-10 but then lost to Grinnell 14-21, [Read More…]

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Lady Hounds drop three of four to Mepo

September 26, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MEDIAPOLIS – The FMHS Lady Bloodhounds lost Tuesday night at Mediapolis and are an even 3 and 3 in their last six volleyball matches after winning seven straight. The Hounds [Read More…]

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Bloodhounds take 12th place at Anamosa run

September 23, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

ANAMOSA – The Fort Madison cross-country boys and girls teams both finished 12th at the high-caliber Anamosa Invitational on Saturday. In even more of a parallel, the top two FMHS runners on each team finished [Read More…]

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Lady Hounds rebound with win over MP

September 19, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF MT. PLEASANT – The Fort Madison Bloodhound volleyball squad rebounded from a 2-2 performance at Monday night’s Holy Trinity Classic with a straight set win over Mt. Pleasant on the road Tuesday [Read More…]

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