There’s always danger in extracting too much from one regular-season game. But it was hard to ignore the start to Council Bluffs Lewis Central’s week.
It took the Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson girls two and a half hours to get to their destination on Saturday. It only took Class 5-A No. 9 Ankeny an hour to turn them back the other way.
Before the season, Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson set goals for what would constitute a successful season. On Thursday, those goals were reached.
The Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln baseball team used a pair of walk-off home runs to top Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson in a Missouri River Conference doubleheader on Friday at Jon Lieber Field, winning 6-4 and 17-13.
The last time Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson and Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln met on a softball field, the Lynx rallied back from a six-run deficit and won a 12-11 game in walk-off fashion.
Jeremy Stukenholtz is most comfortable working in the shadows and leading from behind. He doesn’t want to be in the spotlight, or call attention to himself in any way.
Jenna Dieatrick is making up for lost time.
No. 10-rated Spencer came back from the early deficit and scored three unanswered goals en route to a 3-1 win over No. 9 Thomas Jefferson in a Class 2-A regional final Monday.
The Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson girls didn’t want their last week of the regular season to represent them.
It was the type of day Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln needed to get rolling.
Mikayla McCart’s ability to read a goalkeeper and place a penalty kick has been a known asset for a while now for Class 2-A No. 1 Council Bluffs Lewis Central.
Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln scored four goals in 10 minutes to close the first half and added four more in the second to seal an 8-0 win over Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson.
Council Bluffs Lewis Central coach James Driver was far from thrilled the last time the Titans played Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson. His team won 2-0 in a tournament match with 30-minute halves, but he didn’t feel it moved the ball or imposed its will the way he knew it could.
No one in orange and white was thrilled when Council Bluffs St. Albert scored in the first three minutes of the match.
Council Bluffs Lewis Central has tallied blowouts, gone to penalties and been bested late.
Cameron Baker has had a grueling high school football career. But a torn labrum didn't stop him from rushing for 1,852 yards and 20 touchdowns in his junior season for Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson. That production helped land him an offer from Iowa last fall.
Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson girls soccer coach Mark Royer is known for always wearing shorts on the sideline. No matter how cold, windy or rainy it is, that’s his go-to choice for spring.
Jayden Rosengren and his teammates were throwing the question around all day at school. Who’s going to score the first goal in Logan-Magnolia soccer history?
Glenwood senior Nate Kennedy did something at Thursday’s Ram Relays even he didn’t know he was capable of.
Paola Ochoa’s personality doesn’t match her style.
Since the seventh grade, Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson’s Caitlyn Jones has been used to finishing second to Abraham Lincoln phenom Darby Thomas.
The Iowa High School Athletic Association on Wednesday released its high school football schedules for 2018 and 2019, and the local response has been largely favorable.
The wrestling world lost a legend Tuesday. Bill Smith — a Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson graduate, a two-time NCAA champion and an Olympic gold medalist — died at age 89.
Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson’s girls finished third and the boys were fourth Thursday in the state Class 2-A bowling meet at Cadillac Lanes.
Seventh-rated Southeast Polk forced 30 Yellow Jacket turnovers in posting a 55-33 Class 5-A, Region 4 semifinal victory on Saturday.
Lampman finally ascended to the top, claiming the 195-pound Class 3-A district 8 championship – and a state tournament berth – with a 9-8 victory over Ankeny’s Cole Rathjen.