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Slater airs concerns with shared baseball program

June 14, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 1

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – A Fort Madison school official has expressed concerns about the effectiveness of the district’s shared baseball program with Holy Trinity Catholic High School. Fort Madison Superintendent Dr. Erin [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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HTC gets storm-shortened win over Mid-Prairie

May 28, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR WEST POINT – Lightning struck, figuratively, with six minutes left in the first half of 9th-ranked Holy Trinity Catholic’s girls regional soccer game when senior Taylor Boeding blistered in a shot [Read More…]

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HTC bows out with 4-0 loss to physical West Liberty

May 22, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY ETHAN LILLARDPCC SPORTS MEDIAPOLIS – Holy Trinity Catholic boy’s soccer team was held scoreless in just four games over the course of the regular season. Meanwhile, the Crusaders’ second-round substate opponent in West Liberty [Read More…]

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HTC grads start stopwatch on the rest of their lives

May 19, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The keynote speaker at Sunday’s Holy Trinity Catholic’s graduation ceremony challenged the class to not procrastinate….the stopwatch has started. Matt Mohrfeld, a 1974 graduate of Marquette High School [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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HTC girls hand Mt. Pleasant first loss

April 18, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF WEST POINT – A strong second half pushed Holy Trinity Catholic to a 3-1 win over previously unbeaten Mt. Pleasant at South Park to highlight girls soccer action. Sophomore Claire Pothitakis continued her [Read More…]

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Crusader boys knock off Central Lee

April 16, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF DONNELLSON – Blake Crabtree recorded 19 saves in Holy Trinity Catholic’s 1-0 win over Central Lee in boys high school soccer action Tuesday night in Donnellson. Audrae Vincent found the net with just [Read More…]

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HTC girls cut Wapello match short by 10 goals

April 11, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – The Holy Trinity girls stayed unbeaten on the year with a 11-1 win over visiting Wapello to highlight girls soccer action Thursday night. Sophomore Claire Pothitakis scored her eight goal [Read More…]

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Box named MVP of hoops all-star game

April 10, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

CEDAR RAPIDS – Holy Trinity Catholic senior Emily Box was named Most Valuable Player at the Iowa Girls Coaches Association’s Larry Niemeyer All-Star game this weekend in Cedar Rapids. Box scored 13 points and had [Read More…]

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Menke takes 3rd in 400 at Danville junior high meet

April 7, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

DANVILLE – Holy Trinity’s Rachel Menke captured third place in the girls 400-meter dash Tuesday at the Danville Junior High Co-Ed Invitational. Menke’s time of 1:15.27 was eight seconds off the pace of New London’s [Read More…]

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Holy Trinity boys win 2-1 at BHS

April 7, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BURLINGTON – Junior Blake Crabtree racked up seven saves in Holy Trinity Catholic’s 2-1 win over Burlington Saturday in Burlington. Head Coach Ryan Culbertson said Crabtree probably had his best game from the keeper position. [Read More…]

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HTC sends science, quiz bowl kids off to state

March 31, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

FORT MADISON – Holy Trinity Catholic had a multiple program state send off on Wednesday. The schools Quiz Bowl team won the Southeast Iowa Superconference championship and headed to the State Quiz Bowl this weekend. [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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Sixth grader’s letter makes Holtkamp HTC’s top teacher

March 16, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Fourteen-year veteran Holy Trinity Elementary teacher Teri Holtkamp knew about 10 seconds into Lucy Arevalo’s nomination that she was going to be the teacher of the year. The [Read More…]

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HTC announces first semester Honor Roll

February 16, 2019 Lee Vandenberg 0

FORT MADISON – Holy Trinity Catholic Schools has announced its first semester Honor Roll for the 2018-2019 school year. Pen City Current joins our family of advertising partners in congratulating these students for their academic [Read More…]

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HTC announces second quarter Honor Roll

February 16, 2019 Lee Vandenberg 0

FORT MADISON – Holy Trinity Catholic Schools has announced its second quarter Honor Roll for the 2018-2019 school year. Pen City Current joins our family of advertising partners in congratulating these students for their academic [Read More…]

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Pekin ends HTC boys’ hoops season

February 15, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR PACKWOOD – It got out of hand early, and despite a solid third quarter, the Holy Trinity boys basketball team’s season ended Thursday night at Pekin 74-42 in Class 1A districts. [Read More…]

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Lady Crusaders hold off Nikes in regional tussle

February 12, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Holy Trinity Catholic’s Emily Box may have summed it up best after the Crusaders ended Burlington Notre Dame’s season Tuesday night. “I’ve never played a game that rough [Read More…]

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Nikes shake off Holy Trinity in second half

February 5, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – A gritty first half wasn’t enough for the Crusaders as Burlington Notre Dame rolled to an 80-49 win in Southeast Iowa Superconference boys basketball action Monday. The [Read More…]

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