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WAUKON - The Crestwood boys’ track team competed well at the Waukon Early Bird Track Meet on April 1 as the Cadets finished fifth overall with 80 points and placed in the top four in 10 events. Cadet senior Kade Munkel won gold in the long jump with a personal best distance of 21 feet. Justin...
CRESCO - After more than 40 years of coaching basketball, including the past 19 as varsity boys’ head coach at Crestwood, Lynn McCormick is stepping down as the head coach. During a recent school board meeting, he announced his coaching resignation.  McCormick noted that the decision to retire from...
CRESCO - A familiar coach will be roaming the sidelines at Cadet football games this fall in a new role.  It was recently noted by the Howard-Winneshiek School District that Justin Denner, former assistant coach, was named the new varsity head football coach at Crestwood High School.  Denner was an...
CRESCO - There is a small, elite and incredibly impressive club when it comes to wrestling in Cresco - grapplers who have won three state titles at Cresco/Crestwood High School. Prior to the 2020-21 season, that group included only two wrestlers going back to the 1921-22 season: Donald Maland (1932...
CRESCO - The Iowa High School Athletic Association released the new district football assignments for the 2021 season on March 12. Crestwood will play in Class 2A District 3. Teams in this district include: Clear Lake, Crestwood, Forest City, Garner-Hayfield-Ventura, New Hampton and Osage. Turkey...
CRESCO - Crestwood Assistant Varsity Boys' Basketball Coach Rick McCarville was recently presented the Class 3A Assistant Coach of the Year for the 2020-21 by the Iowa Basketball Coaches Association. McCarville has served as an assistant to head coach Lynn McCormick for the past 19 seasons. 
CRESCO - When it comes to hard work, dedication and giving it his all 100 percent of the time, there are few coaches who can surpass Crestwood Head Wrestling Coach Keith Slifka.  If people in other parts of Iowa didn’t know that before the 2021 State Tournament, they sure as heck know it now. Prior...
CRESCO - Crestwood Junior High Wrestling Coach and Math Teacher, Jerry Steffen, recently received the Class 2A Junior High Wrestling Coach of the Year Award. Steffen was presented this award prior to the state wrestling finals on Feb. 20 in Des Moines. This season marked Steffen’s 24th year of...
CRESCO - Decorah's Briggs Duwe hit two free throws with 19 seconds left in the third overtime to lift the Vikings to a 53-51 win over the Crestwood boys' basketball team in the district semifinal on Feb. 25 at Crestwood. Cadet senior Reid Wiley hit a two-pointer at the buzzer at the end of...
NEW HAMPTON - After a tight first half, the Class 1A No. 3 St. Ansgar girls' basketball team pulled away late in the second half to defeat the Turkey Valley Trojans, 56-46, in the Class 1A Region 3 Final on Feb. 24 in New Hampton. The score was tied at 19-all at halftime before the Saints went on...

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