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Bloodhounds take 9th at Wentzville meet

December 15, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR WENTZVILLE, Mo. – Senior Danen Settles and junior Mason Schau both went 4-1 at the Liberty Invitational on Saturday in Wentzville, Mo to lead Fort Madison to a 9th-place finish. The [Read More…]

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Depth could help Hounds to repeat conference title

December 2, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Fort Madison Head Coach Ryan Smith pretty much scoffs as preseason rankings. Actually, he puts most rankings aside and challenges his wrestlers to win the match they’re in. [Read More…]

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More than 1,000 served at Community Thanksgiving

December 2, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – There was a dancing turkey, a guitarist, and hundreds of volunteers putting out a Thanksgiving feast Thursday that fed more than 1,000 residents. Savanna Collier, of Fort Madison [Read More…]

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Hoenig, Helenthal selected for All-State cheer squad

October 23, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

AMES – Fort Madison High School Senior, Chloe Hoenig was selected for the Iowa All-State Cheerleading squad Sunday in Ames, Iowa. Sophomore Mandy Helenthal was selected as a honorable mention, which will place her on [Read More…]

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Kiwanis Back-to-School fair gives families a hand up

July 28, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison Kiwanis Club’s Back-to-School Fair provided much needed school supplies and information to close to 100 local students on Saturday morning at the Fort Madison High School Multi-Purpose Room. In [Read More…]

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Bloodhounds win on Hawkeye’s field

July 10, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY ETHAN LILLARDPCC SPORTS IOWA CITY- Fort Madison’s baseball team got to experience something not many will ever get the chance to. Wednesday the Bloodhounds traveled to Iowa City to play on the Iowa Hawkeye’s [Read More…]

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Shared program creating a buzz on the bases for Hounds

June 8, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY ETHAN LILLARDPCC SPORTS FORT MADISON – As the numbers of students playing organized sports appears to be shrinking, open enrollment taking it’s toll on almost every school, and school budgets get squeezed, shared programs [Read More…]

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135 FMHS grads told to “embrace the mess”

June 2, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Fort Madison High School Principal Greg Smith told Fort Madison’s 135 graduating seniors that “life is a messy place. Embrace the mess.” At Saturday’s hour-long commencement ceremony at [Read More…]

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FMHS Color Run reset for May 30

May 23, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison High School’s first annual 5K Color Run that was originally planned for Saturday has been rescheduled for Thursday, May 30. The FMHS Student Government is putting [Read More…]

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FMHS Hall of Honor to recognize Eichacker

May 22, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison High School Alumni Hall of Honor was established to recognize alumni who have distinguished themselves based upon elements of academic excellence and achievement, career accomplishments, community service, personal excellence, [Read More…]

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Hounds’ Pumphrey registers back-to-back shutouts

May 7, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY ETHAN LILLARDPCC Sports FORT MADISON – For the second-consecutive game, Fort Madison keeper Josie Pumphrey recorded a shut out, this time blanking Mount Pleasant Tuesday night at Baxter Sport Complex. It’s a good thing [Read More…]

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Lady Hounds bounced by Camanche at home

May 2, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY ETHAN LILLARDPCC SPORTS FORT MADISON – Fort Madison’s girls tennis team had a combined 16-2 record over its past two contests coming into Thursday’s matchup with Camanche. Playing on their home court, the Bloodhounds [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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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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IFC boosts “Cyberhounds” robotics efforts

March 1, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

WEVER – Iowa Fertilizer Company recently donated $2,500 to support the Fort Madison High School “Cyberhounds” robotics team. The donation will help the team travel to area competition events and with additional improvements of the [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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Partnerships boost FMHS’s CTE programs

February 24, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – With state education funding a bit better this year, but still pretty tight overall, partnerships with communities are a key part of growing high school CTE programs. With [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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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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Lady Hounds crack under HTC’s pressure

January 15, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Holy Trinity Catholic had five players in double figures as they rolled cross-town Fort Madison 69-22 Monday in girls high school basketball action. Holy Trinity’s Taylor Boeding [Read More…]

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FMHS inducts four into Bloodhound Hall

January 13, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The 2018 Fort Madison High School Bloodhound Hall of Fame was a mixed bag of those who made significant contributions to the school’s athletic department. The school elected [Read More…]

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