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The Cascade boys’ basketball team continues to make teams work for their wins as they put up a fight against River Valley Conference foe Iowa City Regina only to fall short, 49-43, in Cascade, Jan. 7.

Cascade’s wrestlers faced off against Durant and Tipton on Jan. 9, and earned 12 wins out of the 17 matches they were wrestled. CHS beat Durant, 45-18, but lost to Tipton, 48-27.

A trip to Independence, Jan. 9, saw the Cascade boys’ bowling tam fall, 2,738 to 2,208.

Eli Green’s 11 points led a nine-player scoring attack by the Cascade boys’ basketball team as the Cougars easily handled West Liberty, 49-22, in their road River Valley Conference match-up, Jan. 3.

The Cascade girls’ basketball team was happy to be back on the court after the holiday break and it showed as the Cougars clobbered West Liberty, 56-31, in their River Valley Conference road clash, Jan. 3.

Cascade’s wrestling team went 3-2 in duals against Postville, Clayton Ridge, Central Elkader, Tipton and Oelwein at Central Elkader, Jan. 4.

Nicole McDermott scored 18 of her game-high 26 points in the first half and Abby Welter tallied all 12 of hers in the second half lead the Cascade girls’ basketball team to a hard-fought, 60-48, come from behind win over Beckman in Cascade, Dec. 21.

The Cascade boys’ basketball team isn’t going into the holiday break riding a winning streak as it had hoped, but the Cougars are still heading into the halt in action playing the type of basketball that their head coach is happy with, even after they were beaten, 40-21, by Beckman in Cascad…

Cascade’s wrestling team headed into the winter break on a high note after going 4-0 at the Clayton Ridge Duals defeating Bellevue, Clayton Ridge, Edgewood-Colesburg and Postville, Dec. 20.

If defense is the fuel that’s filling up the tanks of the Cascade girls’ basketball team then stand back and get ready for takeoff as the Cougars look to be setting a flight path to the moon. They outran North Cedar, 74-21, Dec. 17 and Mid-Prairie, 76-34, Dec. 19, both in Cascade.

Caden Reinke scored a team-high 17 points and Carter Green chipped in 12 as the Cascade boys’ basketball team blasted Mid-Prairie, 56-33, at Cascade, Dec. 19, just two days after being chipped by North Cedar, 44-43, in Cascade, Dec. 17.

A tough night for Cascade’s wrestling team on Dec. 17 came with a double loss against both Don Bosco and North Linn.

Even though it’s early in the season, the Cascade girls’ basketball team is already serving notice that they are ready to battle with anyone, anytime and anywhere. This week they proved they were up to the challenge as they went on the road to earn two more victories. The Cougars rolled into…

There always seems to be one game a season that causes the head coach to just scratch his head.

Cascade’s wrestling team fell to both Camanche and Wilton during a double dual, Dec. 12, at Wilton.

Cascade’s 2019-20 dance team wrote another chapter in the program’s history of excellence at the Iowa State Dance/Drill TEam Association’s State Dance Championships, Dec. 5, in Des Moines, earning runner-up honors both pom and hip hop.

Scoring points doesn’t seem to be an issue for the Cascade girls basketball team, but putting up points against the defensively tough Cougars is what caused a problem for Anamosa and Camanche in their River Valley Conference clashes with the top-ranked team in Class 2A this week.

Playing with the lead is much better and more fun than playing from behind is a lesson that didn’t take long for the Cascade boys’ basketball team to learn this season, but being able to play with the lead is something the Cougars will have to figure out how to do as they work to improve thr…

A quad meet at Cascade Dec. 5 resulted in a 2-1 night for the Cougars. The Cougars defeated Bellevue and Iowa City Regina but lost to West Liberty.

The competition gymnastics team from Almost Famous Dance and Gymnastics (AFDG) opened the season Nov. 17 at the USTA Power Tumbling Meet in Oskaloosa.

The Cascade Cougars bowling teams opened their seasons, Dec. 3, when they traveled to Monticello to take on the Panthers. The Monticello boys came out victorious as they defeated the Cougars, 2,806-2,178.

Fifteen gymnasts from the Moser School of Dance and Gymnastics earned first-place trophies at the USTA Power Tumbling Meet in Oskaloosa, Nov. 17. There were 12 teams entered with 210 athletes competing throughout the day.

Cascade’s dance team will compete in two categories at the Iowa State Dance/Drill Team Association’s state competition, Thursday, Dec. 5, in Des Moines. Both of the Cougars’ dances will be performed in Hy-Vee Hall. The awards ceremony is scheduled to start at approximately 8 p.m. in Wells Fa…

Nine members of the Cascade football team were recently recognized after the Cougars’ third-place finish in Class 1A, District 4. Tanner Simon earned the MVP Returner Award. Alex Aitchison, Colby Holmes, Ben Miller and Kaleb Topping were all named first-team honorees. Isaac Hogan, Simon and …

Carter Green’s three-pointer with less than two seconds to play in overtime capped a double-digit comeback for the Cascade boys’ basketball team nipping Easton Valley, 49-48, in the Hall Of Pride scrimmage played in Cascade, Nov. 30.

Nicole McDermott scored 20 of her game-high 24 points in the first half as the Cascade girls basketball team cruised to a 59-27 victory over Northeast in the River Valley Conference season opener for both teams in Cascade, Nov. 26.

For the past nine years, the Cascade boys’ basketball team has played their way into the district championship game and the Cougars have come home with the district title nine times.

A small but mighty Cascade Cougar wrestling squad will take the mat this year, hoping to make the season a successful one.

Not like they needed any help, but thanks to the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union selecting Cascade as the preseason No. 1 in Class 2A, the Cougars now have a huge target on their backs.

The Cascade Cougars’ boys bowling team is ready to hit the lanes once more this season. Their first home meet is Dec. 10 against Durant, but due to a fire this summer at Cascade Lanes, their home meets will be taking place at Cobra Lanes in Farley.

The Cascade High School girls’ bowling team will be dealing with the same difficulties as the boys’ team this winter as the Cougars will be hosting their home meets nowhere near Cascade. A fire claimed their home alley this past summer, but the girls bowling team will look to improve on thei…

In the final game of the annual Cascade Girls Basketball Jamboree Nov. 21, the Cougars escaped a fired-up Dubuque Senior squad, 18-14.

A football season that saw some highs and lows came to an end for Cascade, Oct. 25, as the Cougars lost their season finale to Bellevue. After starting their 2019 campaign 0-2, Cascade started to win some games, but ultimately ended the year with a 3-6 record.

Colin Rea’s journey back to the major leagues continues. Rea was added last week to the Chicago Cubs 40-man roster. And while Rea knows the move is no guarantee, he’s ready to show the Cubs what he can do.

Cascade’s girls’ cross country team made great progress in 2019 as the Cougars reloaded their squad.

The Cascade boys’ cross country team built on last season’s success and had one of its best finishes in recent years.

Emma Ostwinkle represented Cascade at the Class 1A State Cross Country Meet at Lakeside Municipal Golf Course in Fort Dodge, Nov. 2.

West Branch swept past Cascade in the regional semifinals, 25-16, 25-11, 25-14 to end the Cougars’ season Oct. 31.

Seventeen students from the Moser School of Dance and Gymnastics opened the season by taking first at the USTA Power Tumbling Meet in Woodhull, Ill., Oct. 20. There were 12 teams entered in the season-opening meet with 225 athletes competing throughout the day.

Cascade’s volleyball team came up big with a 3-0 regional quarterfinal victory over Maquoketa Valley, Oct. 28 at home.

Emma Ostwinkle had a great day at the Class 1A State-Qualifying Cross Country Meet at the Kickers Soccer Complex in Iowa City Oct. 24. The Cascade junior ran to a third-place finish to earn an individual berth into the Class 1A State Meet at Lakeside Municipal Golf Course in Fort Dodge Satur…

Cascade football wrapped up it season Oct. 25 on the road against the Bellevue Comets. After an up and down season, the Cougars were trying to notch their fourth win of the season. However, a hot Comets’ team was able to slow down Cascade and win their fourth in a row, 26-14.

Cascade hosted pool play in the River Valley Conference Oct. 15 and went 2-0 against some solid teams.

An undefeated West Branch Bears football team traveled to Cascade Oct. 18 for the Cougars’ final home game of the season. The Bears brought with them an undefeated record. The Cougars hung with West Branch for three quarters, but couldn’t finish the game as they lost, 26-7.