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The 34th annual Telegraph Herald All-Star Game was a hot one on the thermometer as well as on the diamond July 13, as the Eastern Iowa Hawkeye League (EIHL) broke a 2-2 deadlock with four runs across the last two innings to down the Prairie League (PL), 6-3, at A.J. Spiegel Field in Peosta.

Cascade’s coaching staff couldn’t be happier with the team’s performance during the final week of the regular season.

For the Northeast Rebels, the road from their home in Goose Lake to playing against the Beckman Blazers in the regional semifinals, quite literally, went through Cascade. The Cougars visited Northeast for a quarterfinal matchup, July 10, and found themselves overwhelmed in a season-ending, 1…

Cascade’s softball team split a pair of games last week to finish the regular season at 15-15 (8-10 RVC). A scheduled doubleheader with North Cedar July 2 yielded a single 11-8 Cougar victory after the nightcap was canceled due to weather. The team returned to face a powerful RVC foe in 2A, …

Following a short, two-game, two-loss week, the Cascade baseball team is looking to secure a bit more consistency on the offensive spectrum as it heads into the final week of the regular season.

The rosters are set for the annual Telegraph Herald Semi-Pro Baseball All-Star Game, which will be played Sunday, July 13 at A.J. Spiegel Field in Peosta at 6:30 p.m. After the game, the 34th class will be inducted into the Dubuque County Baseball Hall of Fame.

Cascade’s softball team went 4-4 in an action-packed week to keep its record even at 14-14 (7-9 RVC). The Cougars dropped their game at Iowa City Regina before falling in a doubleheader at Maquoketa They fell the following day at West Branch before winning four straight over Monticello, Mid-…

Cascade had been surging heading into last week, but a pair of road games against ranked area rivals Jesup (2A, No. 4) and Wilton (2A, No. 8) threatened to stifle their momentum. Instead, the Cougars (10-10) chose to rise to the occasion, securing a thrilling seventh inning 4-3 victory over …

Benefiting from a short, three-game week, the Cascade baseball team managed to tack three more tallies into the win column to improve its overall record to 20-8.

With the regular season rapidly coming to a close, the Cougars hit a rough patch on the road to the post-season after dropping four straight last week.

The Cougars capped another busy week of baseball, collecting four more wins and suffering a pair of losses, to begin play this week with a 15-4 mark.

It took a bit longer to come together than head coach Ron Lehman and his Cascade team may have preferred, but in the fourth week of the softball season, the Cougar offense seems to have found its stride, helping the squad go 5-2 last week, improving to 9-9 after they had opened their first n…

The Cougars capped another busy week of baseball, collecting four more wins and suffering a pair of losses, to begin play this week with a 15-4 mark.

As the first half of the season is quickly coming to a close, the Cascade Cougar baseball team is boasting an 11-2 record following a lengthy six-game stretch.

Cascade’s first three opponents last week boasted a combined record of 43-3 thus far this summer. This group, consisting of Camanche (17-0), North Linn (17-2), and West Liberty (9-1), gave the Cougars a bit more than they could handle in four straight losses before Cascade (now 4-7) bounced …

Nineteen gymnasts from the Moser School of Dance and Gymnastics won state tiutles at the USTA Power Tumbling State Championships April ___ in Ames. There were 29 Iowa clubs in attendances with over 600 athletes competing. Additionally, 114 members of the Moser team qualified for the USTA Pow…

For a squad that’s nearly evenly split between upper and lower classmen, it’s crucial to make sure some of the younger players are put in tougher situations that they are sure to face should the Cascade baseball team make another post-season run.

The Almost Famous competition dance team received high marks at the Inferno Dance Competition in Cedar Rapids April 26-28 at the Paramount Theatre. They were truly on fire at their last regional dance competition.

Cascade softball is now 2-3 after two weeks. The Cougars were swept by Anamosa in a home doubleheader, May 30, and won 10-1 at Clayton Ridge the following day.

In 11 appearances for the Des Moines I-Cubs this season, Colin Rea leads the club in wins with a 6-1 record and a team leading ERA of 3.44.

Nicole Smith is a senior at Anamosa High School, and has competed with Almost Famous for the past nine years. She is the daughter of Rod and Debbie Smith, and Julie Smith and Tom Campbell. Nicole will be continuing dance at the collegiate level this fall. She received a dance scholarship at …

It was four up, four down during the first week of baseball play for the Cougars who, after a pair of doubleheaders, are boasting a perfect record.

The Cascade Cougar softball squad opened its 2019 season with a split of a doubleheader against Northeast at home, May 23.

Cascade softball welcomes back seven starters under second-year coach Ron Lehman. The Cougars finished 13-20 last season, but Lehman believes his team will be much improved this summer.

Cascade’s strong baseball tradition is unlikely to skip any beats this summer as the Cougars are once again poised to be a dominant force in the River Valley Conference.

The Cascade girls track and field team scored points in seven of their 13 events to earn their fifth-place finish at the Class 2A State Track and Field Meet held at Drake University in Des Moines May 16-18.

Cascade’s girls golf team capped its 2019 season last week with a last-place finish at the Class 2A Regional Tournament, May 13.

Bobcats snap eight-game losing streak

Maybe nothing will ever be as good as last year’s visit to the Legion World Series, but the Dubuque County Legion team has already taken that first step toward repeating that journey.

The Western Dubuque boys soccer team’s first regular season as a member of the Mississippi Valley Conference is over after it lost its last two games of the year before entering the postseason.

A new sand volleyball league forming in Cascade, and it is in need of teams. The games will be played Tuesdays at Community Park, beginning June 4. Teams will consist of six players and the league would like 6-8 teams. Cost per team is $12, and participants must supply their own volleyballs.…

• Sprint medley relay final — Molly McElmeel, Libby Felton, Maddie Knapp and Abby Welter, 18th, 1:55.92

The entire Cascade girls track and field team chipped in to win the Class 2A State-Qualifying Meet at Monticello May 10, The Cougars will be moving on to compete in 13 events at the state meet in Des Moines May 16-18.

The Cascade boys track and field team failed to have any members gain a spot in the state field as the Cougars finished 11th as a team at the state-qualifying meet in Monticello May 10.

The Western Dubuque boys soccer team keeps playing hard but the Bobcats’ struggles to score goals continued as they were shut out two more times in their matches against Cedar Rapids Washington and Cedar Rapids Xavier. WD has been held scoreless in seven of their 15 games this season.

Western Dubuque’s girls soccer team fell to 3-10 after suffering a trio of losses to Cedar Rapids Xavier at home, May 10 and to St. Albert and Grundy Center/Gladbrook-Reinbeck at the Waverly-Shell Rock Tournament, May 11.

Cascade’s boys golf squad closed out its 2019 campaign with a 10th-place finish in the Tri-Rivers at Blue Top Ridge Golf Course, May 7, as well as a sixth-place showing at the Class 2A Sectional Tournament in Dyersville, May 10.

The Cascade girls closed out their dual-meet season in a May 6 matchup with Northeast at Fillmore Fairways before facing the River Valley Conference Tournament at Muscatine, May 8.

Cascade’s girls track and field team hosted a small meet May 6 to prepare for the state-qualifying meet May 9 (see story on page 1B). The Cougars played hosts to Beckman, Maquoketa Valley, North Linn and Northeast in a meet that allowed coaches a chance to help finalize their lineups for the…

Thirteen members of the Almost Famous Dance and Gymnastics competition gymnastics team qualified for the USTA National Competition after excelling at the USTA State Meet in Ames April 28.