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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.

Emma Ostwinkle led Cascade at the River Valley Conference cross country meet at the Iowa City Kickers Soccer Complex Oct. 15. She helped the varsity girls finish fifth, while the boys claimed eighth.

Cascade traveled to Beckman Oct. 11 and came away with a 36-20 victory over the rival Blazers.

Cascade’s cross country teams were back in action Oct. 8 at the West Delaware Invitational at Hart Ridge Golf Course where the varsity girls placed 10th and the boys 11th.

Cascade, which leads the River Valley North with a 6-2 record, faced off with West Branch (5-3 in River Valley South) in a cross-division match Oct. 10 and fell, 3-2, at home.

Cascade earned a win Oct. 4 as the Cougars welcomed the Northeast Rebels to James P. O’Meara Field. Both teams came into this game with only one win on the season, but Cascade notched their second with a 36-18 victory.

With two River Valley Conference wins last week, Cascade has secured the RVC North division title at 5-1.

Moser School of Dance & Gymnastics instructors Debbie Moser, of Dyersville, and Bernita Moser, of Strawberry Point, attended the 2019 USTA National Congress and Clinics Sept. 27-29 in Peoria, Ill.

Cascade’s cross country teams put together solid performances at the Anamosa Invitational Sept. 28 where the varsity girls placed seventh and the boys were ninth.

Cascade had a strong showing at the Center Point-Urbana Invitational Sept. 24 where the varsity boys finished third and the girls fifth at the meet held at the Bob Bowers Athletic Complex in Center Point.

A stormy night caused a delay of about 80 minutes, but fans were treated to solid football as the 1-3 Cascade Cougars gave it their all against the 3-1 North Cedar Knights. North Cedar ultimately prevailed, 8-7.

Cascade had a great week last week as the Cougars improved to 16-5 with a pair of road wins.

Cascade traveled to Anamosa Sept. 17 and suffered a 3-1 loss in River Valley Conference volleyball action.

Cascade made the most of poor conditions at Fillmore Fairways Sept. 19 as the Cougars moved their annual cross country invitational to Anamosa Middle School. Cascade’s boys led the home team’s effort with a fourth-place finish, while the girls placed sixth. Most impressive was the fact that …

The Cascade football team was coming fresh off a win against Maquoketa Valley last week, but Sept. 20 the Cougars struggled to keep that momentum going into their matchup with Waukon as they fell 42-13.

Cascade’s cross country program fared well at the Monticello Invitational Sept 14, where the varsity boys placed 10th and the girls showed marked improvement from earlier in the week.

The Cascade football team got into the win column Sept. 13 as the Cougars took care of Maquoketa Valley, 27-16.

Cascade had a great day at the Tipton Cross Country Invitational Sept. 10. Although the Cougars didn’t have complete teams in three of the four races, they had several solid individual finishes.

Cascade broke open a tight match with a 20-2 run in the third set on the way to a 20-25, 25-18, 25-10, 25-18 River Valley Conference volleyball win over Camanche at home, Sept. 5.

Cascade brought home a big win from the Midland Tournament after going a perfect 6-0 for the day to clinch the title Sept. 7.

The Cascade Cougars hosted the Benton Bobcats for their first game of the year at James P. O’Meara Field Sept. 6. The Cougars came into the game after dropping their season opener at Monticello last week while Benton won dominantly, 51-7, over South Tama.

In their first tournament of the year, the Cascade Cougars fought hard and made it to the quarterfinals before bowing out of the tournament.

Cascade opened the cross country season with some strong finishes at the Cedar Rapids Prairie Invitational Aug. 31.

The Cascade football team kicked off its season Aug. 30 with a road loss to rival Monticello, 14-7.

Cascade’s first volleyball match of the season kept fans on the edge of their seats throughout. The Cougars started their season off with a win at home, 3-2, over MFL MarMac (25-19, 20-25, 25-17, 14-25, 15-13).

As the final whistle blew last October, the Cascade football team finished with a 5-4 record for 2018. This included a 3-2 district record which was a small step back from the Cougars 2017 campaign where they went 10-1. Cascade will be looking to get back on track this season.

Colin Rea won his 14th game of the season Aug. 24 as the Iowa Cubs defeated the Nashville Sounds, 5-3, at Principal Park in Des Moines.

The Cascade Cougars’ starting varsity catcher has recently been named to the Class 2A All-State team.

While it wasn’t quite the ending the Cougars were hoping for, Cascade’s baseball team finished the season with a host of accomplishments and plenty to be proud of.

The Iowa High School Sports Network (IHSSN), in conjunction with the Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA), is pleased to announce a new distribution plan that will allow boys state events to be viewed by a much larger statewide audience.

The 2019 Cascade Cougar softball squad concluded their season at 15-16 (8-10 RVC) after losing to Northeast (20-14) in the quarterfinals of the IGHSAU Class 2A, Region 6, July 10.

With three first-team selections to last year’s All-River Valley Conference list returning, the Cascade volleyball team is looking to make people sit up and take notice.

Entering his 44th season at the helm of Cascade boys cross country program, and 56th overall, coach Bob Davidshofer is looking for success at many levels.