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Hughes captures 500 for Warriors

CEDAR FALLS - Jenny Hughes won the 500 yard freestyle race for the Washington Warriors in their Mississippi Valley Conference dual meet against Cedar Falls Tuesday in Cedar Falls.

Cedar Falls took all the other events and won the swim meet, 123-63.


Penning wins diving for J-Hawks

IOWA CITY - Anna Penning won the diving competition for the Jefferson J-Hawks in their Mississippi Valley Conference swimming meet against Iowa City West on Tuesday.

Iowa City West captured all of the swimming races and won the meet, 134-50.


Broghammer leads Linn-Mar swimmers

NEWTON - Paige Broghammer was a triple-winner for the Linn-Mar swimming team Tuesday in a 105-65 loss to Newton in the season opener at Newton.

Broghammer captured the 200 IM and tied for first place in the 100 breaststroke. She also swam on the triumphant medley relay with Brianna Bisgard, Madison Renz and Hannah Gardner.

Grace Ahlers won the 500 freestyle for Linn-Mar.


Mount Mercy women boot CMU

Megan Hall and Cally Salter scored goals Tuesday afternoon to help Mount Mercy trim Central Methodist, 2-1, in a women's soccer match at Xavier High School.

Hall struck first with an unassisted goal in the 27th minute for a 1-0 lead. Salter connected in the 45th minute with an assist from Annie Feltes for a 2-0 margin.

Ana Gonzalez scored for Central Methodist in the 54th minute, but the Mustangs kept the visitors off the scoreboard for the rest of the match. Hannah Schroeder made three saves for Mount Mercy.

The Mustangs raised their record to 2-1. Central Methodist is 0-1.


Mount Mercy men fall in 2 OTs

David Hillmann scored an unassisted goal in the 104th minute of the match Tuesday afternoon to give Central Methodist a 2-1 victory over Mount Mercy in double-overtime at Xavier High School.

Hillmann gave Central Methodist a quick 1-0 lead with a goal in the fourth minute, but Yinka Ajibola countered for Mount Mercy with an assist from Marco Fichtner to tie the match 1-1 in the 56th minute.

The game remained tied for another 48 minutes before Hillmann struck again.

The match at Heco Field was the season-opener for Mount Mercy.


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Metro Schedule

Sunday, Aug. 30 Friday, Sept. 4
MWL: Kernels 7, Peoria 3 MWL: Kernels at Wisconsin, 6:35 p.m.
WGLF: Mount Mercy Invitational at Hunters Ridge HSFB: Jefferson at Prairie, 7:15 p.m.
WSOC: Crimson Wave Invitational: Mount Mercy 2, St. Mary-of-the-Woods 1 HSFB: Kennedy at Washington, 7:15 p.m.
MSOC: Calumet St. Joseph (Ind.) Tournament: Mount Mercy 2, Marian 1 HSFB: Linn-Mar at Pleasant Valley, 7:15 p.m.
HSFB: Davenport Assumption at Xavier, 7:15 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 31 HSFB: Marion at Washington (Iowa), 7:30 p.m.
MWL: Kernels at Peoria, 7 p.m. HSFB: Cedar Valley Christian at Clarksville, 7 p.m.

CVB: Marshalltown at Kirkwood, 4 p.m.; Wartburg at Kirkwood, 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 1 CVB: Mount Mercy at Waldorf Invitational
MWL: Kernels at Peoria, 7 p.m. CVB: Coe at Northwestern Tournament in Minneapolis
HSVB: Iowa City West at Jefferson, 7 p.m. WSOC: Coe at Knox, 4 p.m.
HSVB: Linn-Mar at Kennedy, 7 p.m. WSOC: Mount Mercy at Purdue-Calumet, 1 p.m.
HSVB: Washington at Iowa City High, 7 p.m. WGLF: Coe at Sail Classic in Cedar Falls, 10 a.m.
HSVB: Prairie at Xavier, 7 p.m.
GSWM: Kennedy at Jefferson, 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 5
GSWM: Cedar Falls at Linn-Mar, 6 p.m. MWL: Clinton at Kernels, 6:35 p.m.
B/GCC: Marion at Williamsburg Invitational, 4:45 p.m. CFB: Wheaton at Coe, 1 p.m.
B/GCC: Jefferson at Iowa Mennonite Invitational, 5 p.m. B/GCC: Jefferson, Kennedy, Washington, Xavier at Linn-Mar Invitational, 8 a.m.
M/WCC: Mount Mercy Gallop, Seminole Valley, 6:30 p.m. B/GCC: Prairie at Pleasant Valley Invitational, 8:30 p.m.
MSOC: Lawrence at Coe, 5 p.m. GSWM: Linn-Mar at Muscatine Invitational, 10 a.m.
WSOC: Coe at Clarke, 5 p.m. MSOC: Coe at Illinois College, 7 p.m.
CVB: Augustana at Coe, 7:30 p.m. MSOC: Mount Mercy vs. Dakota Wesleyan at Dubuque, 11 a.m.

WGLF: Coe at Sail Classic in Cedar Falls, 10 a.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 2 WGLF: Mount Mercy at Highland Classic, 11 a.m.
MWL: Kernels at Wisconsin, 6:35 p.m. WTEN: Coe at Buena Vista, 9 a.m.; Coe vs. Midland at Storm Lake, 12:30 p.m.
CVB: Kirkwood at Iowa Lakes, 7 p.m. CVB: Mount Mercy at Waldorf Invitational
CVB: Mount Mercy vs. Simpson at Mount Pleasant, 6 p.m.; Mount Mercy at Iowa Wesleyan, 8 p.m. CVB: Coe at Northwestern Tournament in Minneapolis
MSOC: St. Ambrose at Mount Mercy, 5 p.m. WSOC: Coe vs. Blackburn at Galesburg, Ill., 5:30 p.m.
WTEN: Wisconsin-Whitewater at Coe, 8 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 6
Thursday, Sept. 3 MWL: Clinton at Kernels, 2:05 p.m.
MWL: Kernels at Wisconsin, 6:35 p.m. MSOC: Coe vs. Lakeland at Jacksonville, Ill., 3 p.m.
BGLF: Jefferson, Xavier at MVC meet, Pleasant Valley, 3 p.m. MSOC: Mount Mercy vs. Waldorf at Dubuque, 4 p.m.
BGLF: Kennedy, Washington, Prairie at MVC meet at Airport National, 3:15 WSOC: Coe at Rockford, 1 p.m.
BGLF: Linn-Mar at MVC meet, Gates Park, 3:15 p.m. WTEN: Coe at Cornell, 2 p.m.
HSVB: GMC at Cedar Valley Christian, 6:15 p.m. WGLF: Mount Mercy at Highland Classic, 9  a.m.
HSVB: Vinton-Shellsburg at Marion, 7:30 p.m.
B/GCC: Kennedy at Iowa City Regina Invitational, 4:30 p.m.
GSWM: Dubuque Wahlert at Washington, 6 p.m.
CBSB: Black Hawk at Kirkwood, 2 p.m.

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