The Janesville girls basketball team bounced back from a 30-point loss on Nov. 26 by beating Dunkerton 48-30 on Tuesday in Janesville for its first win of the season.
In its season-opening game, the Denver boys basketball team fell to Crestwood, 81-53, on Monday in the Cyclone Center in Denver.
The Denver girls basketball team lost to No. 8 Crestwood on Monday in Denver. The Cyclones fall to 0-3 despite a team-high 15 points from Rachel Hennessy. Sharon Goodman scored 29 for the Cadets.
The Waverly-Shell Rock girls basketball team lost to Mason City 57-49 in Tuesday night's season opener in Waverly. Junior Abbie Draper posted 27 points in the Go-Hawks' loss.
The Waverly-Shell Rock and Clarksville girls basketball teams faced off in Thursday night's Pride Challenge scrimmage in Waverly. W-SR made a $250 donation to the Iowa Hall of Pride, and both teams made tie blankets for the children's hospital in Iowa City.
The No. 3 Janesville volleyball team swept Gladbrook-Reinbeck in Tuesday's Class 1A Region 5 final at Clarksville High School. The Wildcats will face No. 6 Wapsie Valley in the first round of the state tournament Wednesday in Cedar Rapids.
The Waverly-Shell Rock volleyball team defeated Dallas Center-Grimes 3-2 in Monday's Class 4A Region 3 finale in Waverly. The Go-Hawks qualified for the state tournament, beginning Tuesday in Cedar Rapids.
The Waverly-Shell Rock boys cross country team competed in Saturday's Class 3A state meet in Fort Dodge, finishing 13th out of 15 teams. Junior Emma Hoins was the lone girls runner to compete, and she finished ninth overall in the girls race. (Photos are courtesy of Janet McCullough.)
Class 1A No. 3 Janesville defeated North Butler in the Region 5 volleyball semifinals Thursday night, Oct. 31 in a three-set sweep, 25-18, 25-12, 25-13. In addition to the action on the court, several youngsters dressed up for the Halloween holiday.
The No. 4 Waverly-Shell Rock volleyball team defeated Webster City 3-0 in Tuesday's Class 4A Region 3 semifinals to advance to Monday's final, where the Go-Hawks will host Dallas Center-Grimes. W-SR has won 14 straight matches.
The No. 3 Janesville volleyball team defeated Clarksville 3-0 in Monday's Class 1A regional quarterfinals in Janesville to advance to Thursday's semifinals, where the Wildcats will face North Butler.
The Waverly-Shell Rock football team defeated rival Charles City 31-27 on Friday night in Charles City in the final game of the season. The Go-Hawks ended their season with a 3-6 record.
The W-SR cross country teams competed in the Class 3A state qualifying meet Thursday in Humboldt. The boys team qualified for Nov. 2's state meet for the first time since the 1980s. Andrew Cummer, Nick Kepford, Ethyn Chesnut and Emma Hoins all qualified individually.
The Clarksville volleyball team defeated Newman Catholic 3-2 on Tuesday night to advance to the quarterfinals of the Class 3A Region 5 tournament. Clarksville will play Janesville on Monday.
Waverly-Shell Rock High School hosted senior night and the "Coaches vs. Cancer" game Friday night at Go-Hawk Stadium in Waverly. The Go-Hawks fell to Independence 35-18 in their last home game of the season.
The Waverly-Shell Rock football team defeated West Delaware 15-8 on Friday at home for its first district win of the season. The Go-Hawks improved to 2-4 and ended a four-game losing streak.
The Waverly-Shell Rock volleyball team defeated Charles City 3-0 on Thursday night at W-SR. The Go-Hawks improved to 26-4 on the season with their fifth straight win.
This week, Aug. 5-8, Waverly-Shell Rock's football program is holding it's seventh-12th grade football camp at the high school. The camp is a great opportunity for the players in Waverly, Shell Rock and surrounding communities to get a jump start on the upcoming season. The camp is non-padde…
Hundreds of Waverly residents and visitors packed the Waverly Municipal Pool on Friday, July 19 to seek relief from the extreme heat warning that blanketed Iowa. As of 2:40 p.m., the air temperature was 92 degrees with an 80-degree dew point, making the heat index 111 degrees.
The Waverly-Shell Rock softball team fell to Mason City in five innings, 10-0, during the first round of the Class 4A, Region 3 tournament on Thursday, July 11. With the loss, the Go-Hawks end their 2019 season with a 5-27 record and send off two seniors in Molly McNally and Jacey Meier.
An SUV and a maintenance vehicle collided at the railroad intersection on 240th street on the edge of Waverly Monday, around 11:30 a.m. The driver walked away, but Bremer County Chief Deputy Robert Whitney said the driver was lucky to have escaped injuries. Firefighters, deputies and three s…
Waverly-Shell Rock High School gave out 162 diplomas to the Class of 2019 on Sunday, May 26. Class Vice President Anna Hoins welcomed the crowd to the ceremony while also thanking them for their support, and Class President Sam Potter also addressed the audience. Principal David Fox took the…
On Thursday, May 2, the Waverly-Shell Rock boys and girls track teams traveled to Cresco to compete in the 2019 Northeast Iowa Conference track meet. The boys team earned second place with 125 team points, and the girls' team earned a third-place finish with 103.5 points. Waverly-Shell Rock …
On Tuesday, April 23, the Waverly-Shell Rock boys soccer team hosted the Denver Cyclones at the Waverly Soccer Complex. It was the Go-Hawks who prevailed with a 6-0 mark. The goal scorers for the Go-Hawks were Noah Campbell, Carter Fecht (2), Dylan Eggleston, Marshall Gonnerman and Cade Pruhs.
On Friday, April 5, Go-Hawk Stadium served as the host site for the 48th annual Waverly-Shell Rock Dave Sage Relays. The area was represented by the host Go-Hawks, Denver and Wapsie Valley boys track teams. Waverly-Shell Rock finished in second with 120 team points, Denver came in third with…
The Go-Hawk Performance Enhancement Center at Waverly-Shell Rock High School is officially opened, as student-athletes used the facility on Friday, March 29, 2019 for the first workout. The facility measures 9,500 square feet and includes 33 in-floor platforms, a medicine ball wall, stretch …
Throughout the winter sports season, area schools and student-athletes competed at the 2019 state wrestling, bowling and girls basketball tournaments. In wrestling, Waverly-Shell Rock won the Class 3A dual team title, while also bringing home the state runner-up dual trophy. Denver's wrestli…
The Sunday School of the Janesville United Methodist Church ventured out on Wednesday, Feb. 6 to decorate Valentine cookies on an icy evening. They planned sell these cookies in church on Sunday, Feb. 10. The children ages three to twelve decorated over 700 cookies. They were decorated with …
The Waverly-Shell Rock wrestling team competed in the Class 3A District 8 tournament in Waverly on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. The Go-Hawks are sending 11 to the 2019 IHSAA state wrestling tournament, with 10 champs (Aiden Riggins, Bailey Roybal, Dylan Albrecht, Evan Yant, Cayden Langreck, Bryso…
West Cedar Elementary kindergarten and first-grade students celebrated their 100th day of the 2018-19 school year. We went into Sara Nuss' kindergarten class and Angela VanKley's and Christine Troyer's first-grade classes to observe their celebrations. Our Eric VanSickle was there.
The Waverly-Shell Rock boys and girls basketball teams hosted Waukon on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019 at Go-Hawk gymnasium for a Northeast Iowa conference doubleheader. The girls defeated the Indians 54-40, while the boys team also won, 67-48.