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Scoring the winning points at a basketball game

Local Sports Recap (12/10)

The Charles City Comet boys basketball team was in Cresco last night for a Northeast Iowa Conference match up with Crestwood.  The Comets had a tough time getting a shot to fall in the first half as they only registered 12 points and went into halftime trailing 27-12.  Crestwood came out aggressively in the second

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Tonight’s Area Winter Sports Action (12/9)

The Charles City Comet boys and girls basketball teams will compete in Northeast Iowa Conference matchups tonight.  The Comet boys will be on the road taking on Crestwood in both teams’ conference opener.  The Charles City boys are 0-1 on the season after a home loss to Algona on Saturday while Cresco comes in at

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Area Winter Sport Recap

The Charles City Comet girls basketball team hosted Waukon last night for their Northeast Iowa Conference opener at Comet Gym.  The Comets started out slow as they fell behind by nine points right out of the gate, but Coach Danielle Rippentrop’s team was able to turn it on and ended up blowing out Waukon 52-35. 

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Area Sports Preview (12/4)

Our area winter sports teams have a busy schedule tonight, let’s take a look at who will be in action.  The Charles City Comet girl’s basketball team will begin Northeast Iowa Conference play at home tonight as they get set to take on Waukon.  The Comet girls come in with a record of 0-2 on

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Area Wrestling and Basketball Recap (12/3)

The Charles City Comet Wrestlers opened up their season with a couple of matches in Independence.  In the first meet, Charles City went down to defeat to the Mustangs of Independence by a score of 42-31.  Independence won the head to head matchups 7-6 and the Comets had to forfeit at 106 pounds which contributed

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Monday Recap, Tuesday Preview (12/2)

The Riceville Wildcat boys and girls kicked off their season with home games against Mabel Canton of Minnesota.  The Riceville girls were able to get a 39-28 win as they outscored their opponent 12-3 in the fourth quarter to seal the game.  The Wildcat girls are now 1-0 on the season and will be back

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Local Sports Report (12/1)

With Thanksgiving and the holiday weekend, things were light on the high school sports side the last few days, but action picks up this week.  The Rockford Warrior girls and boys basketball teams will compete in a non conference game at home against Clarksville.  The Warrior girls are 1-0 on the season as they were


Hillegas Inks With Iowa State

Charles City, Iowa – Just a week after finishing her high school volleyball career, Charles City Senior Hali Hillegas signed her letter of intent yesterday to play volleyball at Iowa State University.  Head Comet Volleyball Coach Donna Forsyth made the announcement. Hillegas signed in front of a crowd of family, friends, teammates and coaches.  She


Sports Report (11/13)

The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union State Volleyball Tournament continued yesterday with first round action in Classes 1A 2A and 3A.  In a match heard on our sister station 951 The Bull, the second ranked Sumner Fredericksburg Cougars took on seventh ranked Grundy Center in a 2A quarterfinal.  Sumner came out of the gate