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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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Schools out early today, canceled Wednesday

January 29, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

FORT MADISON – Due to the potential for record-setting wind chill temperatures tonight through Thursday, Fort Madison Community Schools and Holy Trinity Catholic will be releasing two hours early today. They have also canceled school [Read More…]

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HTC girls give Van Buren a run on the road

January 28, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR VAN BUREN – Van Buren snapped Holy Trinity’s winning streak at six, but it took all four quarters to get it done. The Crusaders held a four-point half-time lead but surrendered [Read More…]

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Holy Trinity Catholic Schools celebrate Catholic Schools Week

January 27, 2019 Lee Vandenberg 0

Holy Trinity Catholic Schools is celebrating National Catholic Schools Week January 27 through February 2. During this special week, Holy Trinity Catholic Schools would like to thank their community, their HTC families, alumni, and all [Read More…]

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HTC girls win sixth straight

January 26, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Despite some cool first quarter shooting, the Holy Trinity girls basketball team sailed to its sixth consecutive win Saturday. The Crusaders wound up sneaking in a make-up game [Read More…]

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No. 4 New London rolls HTC boys, 79-45

January 16, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF NEW LONDON – Holy Trinity got 20 points from junior Quentin Schneider, but couldn’t hold up high-octane New London Tuesday night in Southeast Iowa Superconference boys basketball action. The Class 1A 4th-ranked Tigers [Read More…]

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Bears snap HTC boys’ 3-game win streak

January 9, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The Crusaders struggled to get anything going on the perimeter Tuesday against Danville in a 65-46 loss that snapped a three-game winning streak that started before the [Read More…]

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Box goes for 25 in HTC girls win

January 8, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Holy Trinity girls basketball coach Tony Johnson said the Crusaders still aren’t playing their best basketball, but Monday’s 60-43 win over Mt. Pleasant was pretty darned close. [Read More…]

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