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Members of the Marquette softball team include seated left to right: Elise Kilburg, Josie Theisen, Beatrice Kemp, Halle Kilburg and Holly Beauchamp. Kneeling left to right: Grace Gerhard, Emma Callaghan, Kaylee Koos, Katherine Heimbuch and Grace Tath. Standing left to right: Coach Sturm, Del…

Members of the Marquette baseball team in 2019 include kneeling left to right:  Christian Prull, Zach Templeton, Brady Templeton, Aza Berthel and Nolan Tracy. Standing left to right: Coach Isaac Sturm, Joe Anderson, Jake Keil, Carson Michels, Danny Koos, Matt Brinker, Ethan Pfiffner,Tristan …

The 2018 Comet varsity boys baseball team members include (kneeling left to right) Tyler Nemmers, Ryder Kilburg, Dawson Weber, Max Jackson, Cole Swartz,  Paxton Felderman, Brandon Kafer and Alex Pitts. Standing left to right are Coach Swartz, Jackson Mueller, Jackson Wagner, Andrew Swartz, T…

The 2019 Bellevue High School girls varsity softball team members include (seated left to right) Cheyenne Merrick, Erin Sprank, Kenna Duesing and Taylor Deppe. Kneeling left to right are Gracie Dunn, Lauren Keil, Kayla Bruggenworth, Ashley Nemmers and Alyssa Manders. Standing left to right a…

At the Class 1A district qualifying track meet held at Central City, Marquette's 4x 800 relay team qualified for the state meet in Des Moines. Team members include Allison Kettmann, Kaylee Koos, Holly Beauchamp & Halle Kilburg. Alternates are Hannah Litterer & Emma Callaghan

Marquette junior Halle Kilburg qualified in a 1A district for the 800 mete rrun & the 3000 7 1500 meters. Kilburg is seeded 20th in the 800 meters and 15th in the 3000 meters.

MARQUETTE STUDENTS NAMED ACADEMIC ALL-STATE: Macey Kremer (right) was named to the 2019 Soccer Academic All- State Team and Sunny North was named  to the 2019 Softball Academic All-State Team, both by the Iowa Girls High School Coaches Association.

Bellevue High School graduate Chase Kueter set a new American Rivers Conference record ( formally the  IIAC) recording 74 this season breaking the old record of 66 set in 2010. He has 103k’s on the season and is ranked 6th in NCAA division III. Kueter will be pitching in the conference tourn…

Members of the Drake qualifying 4x100 relay team include left to right: Ben Parker, Mason Jackson, Hunter Clasen & Andrew Swartz The team ran the 2nd fastest time in  Class 2A but failed to  qualify for the finals.

After setting a school record recently in the discus, BHS sophomore Shayla Oster qualified for the Drake Relays and earned a 14th place finish there.

Pictured are the Comet basketball players voted on the River Valley All-Conference Teams.  At Monticello High School the North was matched against the South and the underdog  North squads won both match-ups,  the fine  play of the Comet players was key in the wins over the south squads;  Pic…

The Bellevue Knights of Columbus Council #1354 sponsored three local youngsters who participated in the State Free Throw Competition in Des Moines this past weekend.

In last week’s Tri-Rivers Conference Indoor Track meet results, Marquette’s Allison Kettmann, who took fifth place in the 800 meter run, was accidentally omitted from the story. Kettmann ran the 800 meter in a time of 256.8. We apologize for the error.