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Pleasant Valley spring sports teams are having a great start to the 2021 season after getting last season cancelled due to COVID-19

Spring sports start hot: PV sports continue their winning streak

Matt Mickle, PV Only Editor April 16, 2021

After all spring sports were cancelled last year due to COVID-19, Pleasant Valley (PV) spring athletic teams are off to a hot start after two years without competing. As soccer, track, tennis and...

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MLB moves All-Star game following controversial Georgia voting law

Nathan Lokenvitz, Multimedia Manager April 13, 2021

Major League Baseball (MLB)  has moved its 2021 All-Star game out of Atlanta, Ga., following Georgia’s new restrictive voting legislation. The new voting law consists of a few controversial  points:...

Senior Kole Sommer runs in a cross country meet for the Pleasant Valley Spartans.

New limits reached: Athletes evolving over time

Seth Clausen, Photo Editor April 7, 2021

Why has the world record for almost every event in the olympics gone down over time? From the late 1800s to now the record for the 100 meter dash has gone down a significant 1.22 seconds.  People have...

Ryan Mumey up to bat during his junior baseball season

Ryan’s recovery: Ryan Mumey’s recruiting stumped due to an injury.

Matt Mickle, PV Only Editor April 6, 2021

Ryan Mumey has been an essential part of the Pleasant Valley baseball team since he was brought up to varsity his sophomore year. Mumey finished his junior season with a plethora of achievements under...

The women's tournament held in San Antonio sparked a lot of controversy after Oregon player Sedona Prince uploaded a tiktok showing the difference between the women's tournament and the mens.

Girls play too: Inequality in women’s NCAA basketball tournament

Lauren Guinn, Opinion Editor April 5, 2021

March: the biggest month in college athletics and to some the most important month in all of sports. Most people relate this month to the men’s NCAA basketball tournament commonly referred to as march...

PV’s transforms an old wrestling room into a new indoor golf room.

Wrestling room makeover: How PV turned an old wrestling room into an indoor golf room

Matt Mickle, PV Only Editor April 5, 2021

With the recent success of the Pleasant Valley (PV) boys and girls golf teams, PV has invested in another way to ensure future prosperity. In the past few years, PVHS  has undergone construction to...

The 2019 PV girls soccer team punched their ticket to state at Bettendorf High School

Spring sports report: The return of spring sports after a two year offseason

Matt Mickle, PV Only Editor April 5, 2021

COVID-19 stripped seasons from spring athletes last year, but this March they finally get the opportunity to compete once again. After Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds' announcement that all 2020 spring sports...

Hunter Meyer, a senior and state qualifier, wrestling in state and was inspired by Spencer Lee.

Serving as an inspiration: Spencer Lee does the unthinkable

Alex Clemons, Sports Editor March 30, 2021

Spencer Lee won his third NCAA wrestling title March 20, helping the University of Iowa to win their first team title since 2010. Lee has won three titles in his four  years at Iowa, but this last championship...

Senior Seth Clausen commits to the University of Minnesota for baseball.

Division I dreams: Pleasant Valley athletes make the jump to college level athletics

Nathan Lokenvitz, Multimedia Manager March 23, 2021

Every year, thousands of high school athletes make the jump to play at the college level. While many consider the transition process difficult under normal circumstances, this past year has provided new...

Luka Garza stands up after an Iowa basket during a Big 10 game this season.

Luka Garza: From lowa recruit to Hawkeye legend

Seth Clausen, Photo Manager March 23, 2021

Over the past 4 years, Luka Garza has been the biggest name when it comes to Iowa Hawkeye basketball. From the time Garza was a freshman, he has had a huge impact on the team with his leadership and work...

Micheal Lemburg at the nationals championship celebrating his addition to the All State team.

Shell shortage: The rise in ammunition cost creating fear this spring trap season

Laci Roberts, Copy Editor March 12, 2021

During the political unrest in 2020, ammunition prices began to rise due to supply and demand issues. These prices have continued to rise as people panic and have started to clear the shelves whenever...

The PV baseball field lies dormant during the springtime while in hotter areas, spring training games commence.

MLB spring training: The changes COVID-19 has brought

Alex Clemons, Sports Editor March 12, 2021

Every year thousands upon thousands of fans travel down to Florida and Arizona to watch their favorite Major League Baseball (MLB) teams duke it out before the regular season.  Despite the pandemic,...

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