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Mon
12
May

Girls are first at conference meet


Central’s Kinsey Juergens, right, hands off to Haley Schroeder in the 4x400 relay. Central finished second in the relay. Schroeder finished first in 800 meters, setting a school record. Photo by Bev Hamann

 

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

The Central girls’ track team finished first at the Upper Iowa Conference championship May 8. Following are the results for the top 10 finishes:

Mon
05
May

Central boys place sixth at two meets

 

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

The Central boys’ track team participated in the April 29 Clayton Ridge Invitational. Central placed 6th in a field of 10 teams with the following results:

Tue
29
Apr

Girls seventh at invitational

 

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

The Central girls’ track team participated at the April 22 Wildcat Invitational. Here are the results of numbered finishes:

Wed
23
Apr

Girls take fourth in Vikings’ meet


Central’s Katja Graner took ninth in the long jump and the shuttle hurdle relay team. Photos by Bev Hamann

 

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

The Central girls track team competed against several larger schools April 17 at the Lady Vikings Invitational. Central finished fourth in a field of 10 teams with the following results:

Mon
14
Apr

Boys place fourth at Ed-Co

 

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

The Central boys’ track team participated in the Ed-Co Relays April 8.  Central placed fourth behind North Fayette/Valley, Bellevue and Jesup with the following results:

Mon
31
Mar

Central girls strong in first two meets


Central’s Kiana Stender, right, hands off to Kinsey Juergens during a 4x4 relay event that set a new meet record. Photo by Bev Hamann

 

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

The Central girls’ track team participated at the March 25 UIC Indoor Conference meet, which was held at Luther College in Decorah. Central had the following results: 

Mon
17
Mar

Central girls open track season


Central’s Anna Tuecke cleared the 5-foot mark on the high jump, taking first place at a recent indoor meet and setting a personal record. Photo by Bev Hamann

 

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

The Central girls’ had their first track meet at an indoor event March 6 at the University of Dubuque.  Central had the following results

Mon
10
Mar

“Unbelievable” season for JV girls’ basketball


Central’s junior varsity girls’ basketball team had an unbelievable season, finishing 14 and 4. Pictured above are, front row, left to right: Abby Gifford, Hannah Kuehl, Savannah Wall, Alyssa Barker, Ashley Funk, Megan Nemechek, Emily Asche and Rachel Berg; and back row, left to right: Coach Brooke Hudson, Katja Graner, Morgan Jacobson, Angelelique Omarrah-Bracone, Carissa Moyna, Anna Tuecke, and Coach Mark Wiley. Photo provided by Blaker Photography

 

The JV girls’ basketball season has come to an end for the Central Warriors. They ended their season with a winning record of 14 wins and four losses. The team included four freshmen (Alyssa Barker, Ashley Funk, Morgan Jacobson and Megan Nemechek), and seven sophomores (Emily Asche, Rachel Berg, Abby Gifford, Hannah Kuehl, Carissa Moyna and Anna Tuecke). Foreign exchange student Katja Graner also played on the team.

Mon
10
Mar

Barbara Kurth Christianson

 

Barbara L. (Kurth) Christianson, age 82, of Guttenberg, IA, died Thursday, March 6, 2014, at the Guttenberg Care Center. She was born on September 30, 1931, in rural Farmersburg to Lester and Esther (Klieforth) Kurth. 

Mon
10
Mar

Betty Jane Garaghty

 

Betty Jane Garaghty, 83, of Elkader, died, Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at University Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. She was born September  8, 1930, in Guttenberg, to Jack and Frances (Wolter) Mahowald. Jane graduated from St. Mary’s Catholic High School in Guttenberg.

She was united in marriage to John Garaghty on April 17, 1956, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Guttenberg. Five children were born to this union. Jane raised her family on the family farm for many years and later moved into Elkader.

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