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CIML Releases COVID-19 Guidelines for Winter Sports

The Central Iowa Metropolitan League, based upon guidance received from Governor’s Office of the State of Iowa, the Iowa Department of Education, the Iowa Department of Public Health, the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union, and the Iowa High School Athletic Association, released on Monday, Oct. 26, its procedures for spectator admission to the CIML

COVID-19 Update: Winter Athletics, Activities Suspended

UPDATE (TUESDAY, NOV. 24) WDMCS is applying for a second waiver to the Iowa Department of Education (IDOE) to continue ALL PK-12 students in an online learning environment until winter break, which starts Wednesday, Dec. 23. If the waiver is approved, all school-related activities, including athletics, will continue to be canceled through Monday, Jan. 4. No in-person meetings

Five Tigers Named All-State By IPSWA & IFCA

The Valley High School varsity football team had five players earn all-state recognition following their efforts during the 2020 season, the Iowa Print Sports Writers Association and the Iowa Football Coaches Association announced Tuesday, Nov. 24. Seniors Mason DouBrava (return specialist), Lennox Krell (kicker), Ethan Saskowski (defensive back), and Nasir Washington (defensive lineman) picked up

Three Valley Cross Country Runners Named Academic All-State

Congratulations Valley High School boys’ cross country runners Adam Hisel and Alex Traynor as well as Valley girls’ cross country runner Lauren Schulze for being named academic all-state by the Iowa Track Coaches Association. To be named academic all-state, the requirements are: Must be a senior. 3.8 or higher cumulative grade-point average. A state meet

Three Tigers Nab All-State Honors By IGCA

Three Valley High School varsity volleyball team members collected Class 5A all-state honors, the Iowa Girls Coaches Association announced Wednesday, Nov. 18. Junior Hayden Kubik was named elite all-state. Senior Payton Lombardi and sophomore Olivia Lombardi picked up honorable mention all-state recognition. Kubik ranked second in all of 5A with 342 kills. She also notched a

Tigers Take 14th At State Swimming & Diving Meet

The Valley High School girls’ varsity swimming team competed at the Iowa high school state girls’ swimming and diving meet on Friday, Nov. 13, and Saturday, Nov. 14, at the Marshalltown YMCA. The Tigers placed 14th overall as a team. Ames won the meet, with 303 team points. Iowa City West came in second at

Order From Valley Tiger Booster Club’s Online Store

Looking for some holiday gift ideas? Check out the Valley Tiger Booster Club’s online apparel store for all of your Tiger merchandise needs! The deadline for orders is 11:59 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23. Orders will be delivered 3-4 weeks after the order deadline, and no exchanges can be made on printed items. Access the online apparel

Tigers Set For State Meet Friday, Saturday

The Valley High School girls’ varsity swimming team will compete at the Iowa high school state girls’ swimming and diving meet on Friday, Nov. 13, and Saturday, Nov. 14, at the Marshalltown YMCA. Congratulations to the following Tigers for qualifying: Diving: Liz Noll, sophomore 200-Yard Freestyle: Morgan Hunt, junior; Annie Thiel, senior 200-Yard IM: Adeline

Trygstad Earns At-Large COY Honor From ITCA

Congratulations to Valley High School girls’ varsity cross country coach Tom Trygstad, who was named Class 4A girls’ cross country at-large coach of the year by the Iowa Track Coaches Association. Trygstad earned the honor alongside four fellow 4A coaches: Dubuque Hempstead’s Sharon Klein, Johnston’s Pat Hennes, Linn-Mar’s Emily Burmeister, and Pleasant Valley’s Jane Wheeler.

Valley’s Noll Qualifies For State Diving Meet

Congratulations to Valley High School sophomore Liz Noll, who qualified for the state girls’ swimming diving meet set for Friday, Nov. 13, at the Marshalltown YMCA. At Thursday’s regional diving meet hosted by Valley, Noll placed fifth overall with an individual score of 394.5. View a full list of state diving meet qualifiers > Regional

Valley vs. Dowling Playoff Football Game Canceled

West Des Moines Community Schools (WDMCS) learned today that individuals on the Valley football team tested positive for COVID-19. As a result, and to prioritize student safety, the quarterfinal matchup between Valley and Dowling Catholic scheduled for Friday, Nov. 6, has been canceled. While this is a disappointing way to end the 2020 football season,