On May 17 the Lynx and Pirate girls golf teams both advanced from the first-round regionals to compete in the Region-4 final held at the Wapsi Oaks Country Club in Calamas, and it was two freshmen from both schools who took home top honors.

On May 14, the North Linn boys and girls varsity track team traveled to the district meet in Belle Plaine. For the girls’ team, the distance medley relay automatically qualified for the state meet, with the runners, Jaden Benesh, Kaitlyn Sommerflet, Olivia Rauch, and Macy Boge at a final tim…

For many of the athletes, this was their first time encountering the aura and weather that surrounds Drake Stadium and 3 days-in-May. This was the case at the 2021 state meet that encountered rain, thunderstorms and humid weather all three days of competition.

Alburnett freshman Sam Ahrendeson continues her outstanding season helping propel the Pirates to a second-place team finish at the 1A Region 4A meet with a first-place finish with a day’s low score of 87. CPU’s Ryah Bergeron takes third at Monticello.

The Alburnett girls golf team competed in the Tri-Rivers Conference golf meet at Buffalo Creek Country Club near Winthrop, IA on Monday, May 10th. The Pirates going in looked to be in the top 3 as a team according to coach Brenden Drahn and came out on top for the day.

This week’s Athlete(s) of the Week are all our area 2021 State track qualifiers.

The Co-ed track teams from Central City and North Linn both competed at the Tri Rivers conference track meet hosted by Alburnett at the Martin Sports Complex on May 6. The Alburnett boys and girls took home third place finishes. North Linn’s girls took fifth and the boys placed sixth. Centra…

Alburnett/CVCThe last few games have gone really well for the Pirate/Huskies girls’ soccer team. Some of that has to do with timing and starting the season with a lot of games and not many practices. But mostly what you’re seeing is the evolution of a team from “very inexperienced” to “holdi…

East Buchanan hosted the boys Tri Rivers Conference meet on May 3 with North Linn placing fifth, followed by Alburnett in seventh and Central City eighth. On May 3 the Pointer boys played through the conditions at Williamsburg with the taking home a third-place team finish at the WaMaC West …

The Alburnett Pirate boys and girls golf teams are right in the thick of golf season currently and are actually nearing the end of the season. The girls so far are 4-3 in dual meets having victories over Central City, North Linn, East Buchanan, and Maquoketa Valley. They also placed 5th amon…

The Alburnett/Cedar Valley Christian soccer team finally got the proverbial “monkey” off their backs as they were able to pick up their first win of the season over the Tipton Tigers at Tipton on Tuesday, April 27th. The Huskies got two goals and an assist from Alburnett sophomore, Brooklyn …

North LinnThe North Linn Lynx girls golf team shot a season low team score 229 beating Marquette Catholic on April 29 at Three Elms Golf Club. Senior Maddie Stepanek, playing in her last home meet was medalist shooting her season low 49. Sydney Smock 58, Blair Finger 60, Evalyn Robinson 62 a…

Alburnett/Cedar Valley ChristianThe Alb/CVC girls team knew this day would come with all the hard work they have put in. They had just hoped it would come a little sooner as the Pirates were able to notch their first win of the year on April 27 at Tipton 4-2. Sophomores Brooklyn Nafts and Sa…

The Stormin’ Pointers girls entertained the Trojans of South Tama Tuesday and finally found the team performance that had eluded them in the season thus far. Switching Ryley Goebel into midfield and moving Maddie Daily into the back four enabled the Pointer girls to find a new level of perfo…

As the weather keeps improving personal records keep falling as was the case this week for a multiple of athletes and teams. Center Point Urbana girls hosted home invitational and recognized their 2021 seniors. PR’s fall for Alburnett boys’ relay teams.

View of the Booth

On April 29th Alburnett Athletic Director Nick Wooldrik helped introduce four student athletes who will be taking their talents to the next level as student athletes.

Though many Iowa schools participated in an archery season, North Linn did not get the opportunity to do so this year. But they did take the great opportunity to recognize the 14 seniors of the club.

The Alburnett Pirate girls track team competed in Center Point on Monday, April 26th at the Girls Stormin’ Pointer Invitational. The Pirates were one of twelve teams at this meet which included a combination of Tri-Rivers schools in addition to Mid Prairie, Solon, Monticello, Jesup, Clear Cr…

Hailey Carolan, a junior at Alburnett High School competed in the Drake Relays on Thursday, April 26 in Des Moines. Carolan qualified and competed in the high jump event where she placed 7th overall. She had a jump of 5’-ft., 3.75”-in. Great job Hailey!

On a chilly Friday afternoon at the Martin Sports Complex south of Alburnett, the Pirate boys track team competed in a small, but very competitive meet against teams from Waverly-Shell Rock, Cedar Rapids Xavier, North Linn, East Buchanan, and Central City. Chilly was the theme this night and…