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Snowboarding

Morgan Schwab

January 3, 2013

As the snow falls and the cold weather sets in, Kennedy High School students stay active with winter sports. A favorite winter activity at Kennedy is snowboarding. Although popular mountains in our area to visit are Chesnut and Sundown, a favorite for T.J. Roling, sr., is Keystone, Colorado. "My...

Drew Wall basketball game

Drew Wall basketball game

Morgan Schwab

December 11, 2012

It will be quite a sight to see a “sea of purple” in the stands this Friday, Dec. 14 when Kennedy High School and Washington High School put their differences aside. They will come together for one purpose, to remember Drew Wall. In support of Wall, this Friday will not be a “typical game day”....

Game preview: Boys’ Basketball

Game preview: Boys’ Basketball

Ethan Divis

November 30, 2012

GAME PREVIEW: Boys' Basketball Kennedy Vs. Burlington Kennedy opens up their season on the road at Burlington. Kennedy has the challenge of replacing five senior starters from the previous season, including other role players off the bench who were seniors. Seniors Patrick Martin and Ben Struss...

Game Preview: Girls’ Basketball

Game Preview: Girls’ Basketball

Ethan Divis

November 30, 2012

5A No.9 Kennedy (1-0) Vs. 4A No.9 Dubuque Wahlert (1-1).   Kennedy is coming off a 51-35 victory against Cedar Falls. Kennedy trailed 21-14 in the second half before they outscored Cedar Falls 37-14 in the second half. Kennedy was hot from three as they shot 8-16 three-point range. They shot...

Football All-MVC players

Football All-MVC players

Ethan Divis

November 1, 2012

Four Cougars headlined the All-MVC conference team this season. Senior running back Alex Hillyer, junior linemen Austin Holtzer and junior linemen Drew Heitland were first team on offense. Senior linebacker Grant Miller was first team on defense. Hillyer broke Kennedy’s single season rushing record this season. Senior tight end Jacob Frazier-Flor...

New changes for girls’ basketball

New changes for girls’ basketball

Alli Nemecek

October 20, 2012

A new coach and new players means that the Kennedy girls’ basketball team will face a lot of change after fall open gyms. Head Coach Tony Vis is happy with the turnout for the fall open gyms and looks forward to practices. The season starts Monday Nov. 5 and the team will vote on captains after practices...

Kennedy defeats Jefferson 44-0

Kennedy defeats Jefferson 44-0

Ethan Divis

September 28, 2012

The Kennedy football team was 0-5 heading into their game against Jefferson. You couldn’t tell that as they won the game in dominating style 44-0. “It’s been a long time coming,” head coach Tim Lewis said. “I’m proud of the kids, when you start the season 0-5 with the expectations that...

Weekly sports roundup

Weekly sports roundup

Ethan Divis

September 26, 2012

FOOTBALL: The football team lost a hard fought battle to 42nds street rival Xavier on Friday, 35-0. Senior Alex Hillyer continued to run the ball great, running for 82 yards on 21 carries.   Coming up: They have the homecoming game this Friday against Jefferson.   GOLF: The golf team won the Mississippi...

Weekly sports roundup

Weekly sports roundup

Ethan Divis

September 12, 2012

FOOTBALL: Kennedy faced another tough oppotent and lost to Iowa City West 35-14. Senior Alex Hllyer continued his rushing tear, as he ran for 168 yards on 16 carries. Hillyer is fourth in 4A in rushing.  Coming up: The Cougars will travel down to Dubuque for a matchup against 3-0 Dubuque Senior. ...

Weekly sports roundup

Weekly sports roundup

Ethan Divis

September 5, 2012

FOOTBALL: The Cougars lost a highscoring bout to Prairie 41-33 on Friday night. Senior Alex Hillyer ran for an impressive 218 yards on 28 rushes. Senior quarterback Riley Fergus went five for eight with three passing touchdowns. Coming up: The Cougars have another tough matchup. They will take on ...

Weekly sports roundup

Weekly sports roundup

Ethan Divis

August 30, 2012

FOOTBALL: The Football team lost a hard fought battle to Washington 17-6 on Friday night at Kingston Stadium. Senior Alex Hillyer lead the way for the Cougars running the ball 20 times for a total of 136 yards. Coming Up: The Cougars will try to turn it around as they face Prairie this Friday at Kings...

Cougars drop opener

Cougars drop opener

Ethan Divis

August 26, 2012

The Cougars opened up their season hoping to start out fast, not slow. Washington had other plans, defeating the Cougars 17-6. “I’m disappointed, these guys have worked their buts off in the offseason and did a great job in our preseason. Now you just sit there and wonder what you could ha...

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