Not a lot was expected of this season’s Cascade boys’ basketball squad. The Cougars had just two starters coming back from last year’s team, seniors Carter Green and Michael Trumm, who combined, averaged only 11.6 points a game. While they knew how to patrol the outside of the Cougars’ famed…

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Drake University has postponed the 2020 Drake Relays presented by Xtream powered by Mediacom along with related special events and programs, including the Drake Road Races and Grand Blue Mile, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nicole McDermott and Skylar Dolphin both decided to go all in to make their senior season on the Cascade girls’ basketball team as special as possible.

Cascade’s wrestling team battled day in and out during the 2019-20 season and were able to see one of its members dominate the entire year and bring home a state title.

Cascade bowlers were handed some tough circumstances for their 2019-20 season. A fire late last summer at Cascade Lanes took away their home bowling alley. Throughout the year, they traveled for practice to KC Lanes in Dyersville and hosted all of their meets either in Monticello at Legacy L…

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For the first time all season, the Cascade girls’ basketball team was unable to answer a challenge and paid the price. Their dream of returning home with a second state championship was ended by the Osage Green Devils, 46-32, in their Class 2A State Semifinal playoff game at Wells Fargo Aren…

Cascade’s boys’ track and field team opened its season March 6 at the Hempstead Indoor at the University of Dubuque. The Cougars entered eight events in the meet that featured several Class 4A schools.

The Cascade girls’ basketball team knows that state tournament basketball is not about how it looks on the court, but how it looks on the scoreboard when the clock strikes zero. The Cougars did enough at both places to pull out a tough 41-28 win over Denver in their Class 2A quarterfinal bat…

After an undefeated River Valley Conference season, Cascade coach Mike Sconsa was named the RVC’s North Division Co-Coach of the Year, along with Monticello’s Donnie Kremer.

Students from the Moser School of Dance and Gymnastics excelled at the USTA Power Tumbling meet in Webster City, Feb. 23. There were 20 teams entered with around 300 athletes competing throughout the day.

Four Cascade boys’ basketball players were recently honored by the coaches of the River Valley Conference. Alex Aitchison earned a spot on the elite team. Mike Trumm and Carter Green were honored on the North team, while Caden Reinke was honorable mention. The complete list follows.

Abby Welter poured in 19 points to help lead the Cascade girls’ basketball team to a hard-fought 47-36 victory over Iowa City Regina in its Class 2A Regional Final played in Marion, Feb. 26.

During the past month, the Cascade boys’ basketball team has been playing its best basketball of the year preparing them to make a deep post-season run. That run came to an end when the Cougars were knocked off by Monticello, 52-33, in the Class 2A, District 8 final played in Solon, Feb. 25.

Aidan Noonan made history for Cascade High School, Feb. 22, in Des Moines at the Class 1A State Wrestling Tournament.

From before day one of practice, this season’s version of the Cascade boys basketball team has been about family. Sure, they may spend a lot of time together on and off the court to form those ‘family’ bonds, but a few of the members are actually related and many others ave had relatives pla…

Business returned to normal for the Cascade girls’ basketball team as it cruised past Beckman, 71-46, in the Class 2A Region 5 semifinal game played in Cascade, Feb. 21.

Nicole McDermott scored 19 points and Alyssa Lux poured in 13 to help the Cascade girls’ basketball team roll over Clayton Ridge, 63-14, in Class 2A, Region 5 second-round regional action in Cascade, Feb. 18.

If the Cascade boys’ basketball team knows one thing, it’s how important playing good, solid defense on every possession can be to winning a basketball game. The Cougars demonstrated their commitment to following their coach’s plan and ability to play tournament tough defense when they whipp…

Cascade bowlers competed at their Class 1A State-Qualifying Meet Feb. 18 at Cherry Lanes in Dubuque. A season that had seen some highs and lows came to an end for both the boys’ and girls’ teams.

The Almost Famous Dance Studio excelled at Tribute Dance, Jan. 24-26, at the Adler Theater in Davenport. Studios from Iowa and Illinois attended the competition.

Aidan Noonan will defend his 2019 State Championship after going undefeated during his junior season and winning the district title at Wilton, Feb. 15.

The Cascade girls’ basketball team took care of two more teams looking to give the Cougars their first loss of the season when they overwhelmed North Fayette Valley, 55-25, in Cascade, Feb. 11 and rolled over North Linn, 63-40, in Cascade, Feb. 13. They closed the regular season with a recor…

Seniors Alex Aitchison, Michael Trumm and Caden Reinke all scored in double figures to help lead the Cascade boys’ basketball team to a 49-36 victory over Northeast on Senior Night at Cascade, Feb. 11.

A record was broken and a Cascade bowler named to the all-tournament team at the River Valley Conference bowling meet in Camanche. Along with the Cougars, Camanche, Monticello, Bellevue and Durant competed, Feb. 13.

Alex Aitchison and Michael Trumm both scored 15 points to lead the Cascade boys’ basketball team to a 45-27 bounce-back victory over Durant at Cascade, Feb. 8, just a day after the Cougars ran out of steam in their 44-37 loss to Monticello at home.

Skylar Dolphin and Abby Welter combined to score 29 points to help lead the Cascade girls’ basketball team to a 46-35 win over Class 3A Monticello in its River Valley Conference North Division clash at Cascade, Feb. 7. Ally Hoffman’s 13 points led three players in double figures as the Couga…

A pair of Cascade wrestlers advanced to the Class 1A District Tournament at Wilton after placing in the top-two at the sectional tournament at Lisbon.

Cascade bowlers traveled to Cobra Lanes, Feb. 7, for a meet with the Camanche Indians. The Cougars came into this match averaging 2,357 on the season. They shot 400 pins above that mark, but still lost 3,152-2,769.

Students from the Moser School of Dance and Gymnastics excelled at the USTA Power Tumbling meet in Boone, Jan. 26. There were 18 teams entered with around 300 athletes competing throughout the day.

Cascade’s wrestling team faced off against Midland, Anamosa, and Waterloo West, Jan. 28, and won 11 total matches on the evening. The team also participated in the River Valley Conference Tournament at Tipton, Feb. 1, placing eighth overall.

The Cascade boys’ basketball team is playing its best basketball of the season, outscoring opponents 230-123 as the Cougars put four more tick marks into the win column and improved to 11-7 for the season, tied for third with Northeast in the River Valley Conference North Division at 10-6.

The Cascade girls’ basketball team continues to roll as the Cougars won four games last week to move to 18-0. They sit on top of the River Valley Conference North Division with a record of 17-0 and now find themselves just one win away from locking up another conference championship.

A school record was broken Jan. 27 for the Cascade boys’ bowling team. The Cougars came into their meet with Monticello carrying a 2,298.4 match average on the season but shot 300-plus pins above their average. However, they were defeated by the Panthers 2,906-2,600.

Skylar Dolphin, Ally Hoffman and Nicole McDermott combined to score 35 points to help lead the Cascade girls’ basketball team to a 46-33 victory on the road over Monticello, Jan. 20. A day later the Cougar defense held Camanche scoreless in the first half as they coasted to a 46-15 win in Cascade.

The Cascade boys’ bowling team hit the road to Cedar Rapids, Jan. 23, to take on Isaac Newton Academy at May City Bowl. Their trip was worth it as the Cougars won the meet, 2,234-2,030.

From how badly the week started for the Cascade boys’ basketball team, it couldn’t have ended much better as they blasted South Winneshiek, 62-35, to finish the week 1-2, winning their non-conference game played at Upper Iowa University in Fayette, Jan. 25.

Cougar bowlers had two meets last week with both of their matchups coming on the road. Jan. 14, they traveled to Oelwein to take on the Huskies while they traveled to Bellevue two days later to meet the Comets.

The Cascade boys’ basketball team earned two road victories when Carter Green scored 15 points to lead the Cougars to a 52-33 victory over Northeast, Jan. 14, and Michael Trumm made five three-pointers, scoring a season-high 17 points, in the Cougars’ 52-38 beating of Anamosa, Jan. 16.

The Cascade girls’ basketball team had one of the most impressive statistical games of the year when they crushed Northeast, 72-32, at Goose Lake, Jan. 14. The Cougars then outscored Anamosa, 38-10, in the first half on their way to posting a 59-16 win over the Raiders in Anamosa, Jan. 16.

Cascade’s wrestling team faced Anamosa, Mid-Prairie and North Cedar in a quad meet, Jan. 16, and won 8 total matches on the evening.