Entries by Romelle Slaughter

Maroons Flex Muscle, Knocks SC East From The List of Unbeatens

The Sioux City East Black Raiders entered Friday’s game against Dowling Catholic with one goal in mind: prove that they were worthy of their 5-0 record. Dowling made sure East didn’t get that chance. The third-ranked Maroons continued to find new ways to score as they manhandled the Black Raiders 52-3 at a cold and […]

Maroons Ride Special Teams and Defense to 51-10 Win

At the beginning, it appeared that Dowling Catholic was still dealing with the hangover from last week’s loss to the Valley Tigers. The Maroons’ defense and special teams had other plans on this night. The Maroons blocked a punt, got a safety, ran an interception and a punt return back, and forced a fumble for […]

Lewis Central Starts 4A District Play Against Rebounding Maroons

After having their 17-game winning streak snapped, one team looks to start a new streak by starting district play against the “new kids on the block”. And no, we’re not referring to Mark Wahlberg, Joey McIntyre and that bunch. Council Bluffs Lewis Central makes their inaugural trip in Class 4A district play to one of the […]

Valley Holds Off Dowling Rally For 24-21 Upset Win

Dominique Dafney wanted to make a statement. He wrote “Beat Dowling” on his shirt, wristband and anything else that would hold ink. The senior wide receiver from Valley had the game of his career with 10 catches and 141 yards and two TDs. But it was his catches in the clutch that helped the Tigers […]

A Rivalry Renewed: Dowling vs. Valley

When two teams meet in a rivalry, it’s more than “a game.” It’s families, friends, neighborhoods, and a community divided…in the name of loyalty, tradition, and support. On Friday, one rivalry will be renewed, with bigger stakes than city pride. The #8 Valley Tigers and the #1 Dowling Catholic Maroons will lock horns for the […]

Boyle Dazzles as Dowling overwhelms Waukee, 45-14

Ryan Boyle is a competitive person. He doesn’t like losing at anything. And it seems that mentality carries over to big games, the bigger the stage, the larger he performs. Dowling Catholic’s signal caller took the highly anticipated #1 vs. #2 matchup to new heights with 45-14 win over previously unbeaten Waukee. The Maroons dominated from […]

Top Dogs in 4A Set: #1 Dowling Catholic vs. #2 Waukee

As Iowa and Iowa State will meet for their annual rivalry game. there’s another big game that you should know about, and it’s an early season showdown between the top dogs in Class 4A. The Battle between #1 Dowling Catholic vs. #2 Waukee is your CISN Game of the Week, presented by CenturyLink. After a 49-0 […]

Tigers Tame Trojans in Home Opener, 27-6

Drew Gray ran all over the Iowa City West Trojans Friday night as the senior running back led the Valley Tigers to their first win of the season. The senior running back is now the featured cog in the Gary Swenson offense. He finished with 2 touchdowns and 195 yards rushing. The Tigers improved to 1-1 […]

#Liiveblog 2 of IC West @ WDM Valley

Start of 2nd Quarter: Valley 7 IC West 0 ICW will have the ball on their own 46, 3rd and 8. Bleil pass to Koch is complete. Gain of 13 for 1st down. 1/10, V43: Bleil handoff to Dowell. Tackle by Vertin. Gain of 5. 2/5, V38: Delay of game on ICW, will be 2/10, ball […]