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#1 Cascade ends Denver’s spectacular season in state quarterfinals 42-28

#24 Rachel Hennessy, #30 Natalie Harberts, #3 Lexi Lyons, #2 Jaden McMahon, #21, Bre Sadler, Bailey Nuss, Madison Even, Sami Gehrke, Tiffanie Wright, #22 Reese Johnson, #10 Allison Bonnette, Addison Robbins, Margo Harken, Kira Cortelyou, Emma Hennessy, Avery Forde, Grace Hennessy, Tessa Joerger, Sydney Eggena
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Denver qualifies for State Tournament over Grundy Center 49-31

2020 Denver Iowa Lady Cyclones Ticket Punched – Next Wells Fargo

This season for the Denver Cyclones Ladies Basketball team has been a Cinderella story. They started out 0-4, but turned it around for a successful regular season and now a historic ...
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Denver ladies come back to win ecstatic game in overtime 52-47

#40 Jaycie Ellis, #24 Rachel Hennessy

Facing your rival in the postseason usually produces exciting results, and when the Lady Cyclones took on Aplington-Parkersburg, it was no exception to that. On February 21st, the lady Denver Cyclones took on the Aplington-Parkersburg Falcons in the ...
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Denver men end season in struggle against Dike-New Hartford 72-52

#2 AJ Wegener, #11 Parker Kiewiet, #4 Will Curtis

The Denver Men and Dike-New Hartford Men are very familiar foes. On the night of February 21st, the Dike-New Hartford Wolverines took on the Denver Cyclones for the 3rd time this season at ...
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Denver upsets #10 ranked Maquoketa Valley to advance to district semifinals 39-31

Cyclone Ladies Excitement !

After a breakthrough win against South Hardin the previous Saturday, the Cyclones had to take on the Maquoketa Valley Wildcats on Tuesday night. The Cyclones came into Maquoketa Valley High School as massive underdogs, mainly due to seeding ...
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Denver’s speedy pace pushes past New Hampton in postseason 84-64

# 4 Will Curtis , #10 Connor Rochford

After the Denver girl’s big playoff win against South Hardin the previous Saturday, the Denver men hosted the New Hampton Chickasaws for their first playoff game. The Cyclones and Chickasaws started the game neck ...
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Denver ladies win first home playoff game in 6 years against South Hardin 65-23

Cyclone Coach Joe Frost during timeout.

The postseason has been rough recently for the Denver Lady Cyclones basketball team, as they haven’t won a home playoff game in 6 years. However, this changed on the night of February 15th where the lady ...
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Aplington-Parkersburg wins NICL East after winning against Denver 75-59

#2 Bryce Phelps

After the seniors were honored during the pregame, the Cyclones had an extra motivation to beat the Falcons; do it for the seniors. The seniors in this year’s program include Colton Reiter, Conlee Lyons, Jared Minikus, and Luke Prendergast. The ...
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Denver ladies outplayed by Aplington Parkersburg on senior night 53-41

#22 Reese Johnson

With it being the last regular-season game and it being senior night, the lady Denver Cyclone’s basketball team had a tough matchup against the Aplington-Parkersburg Falcons. During the boys pregame, the seniors were honored and they include #2 Jaden McMahon, ...
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Denver men hold off Hudson Pirates by 71-53

#3 Kyler Matthias

With the postseason just around the corner, the Denver men look more ready than ever. They have quality wins over top tier opponents like Dike-New Hartford, Wapsie Valley, and now Hudson. The Cyclones have now won their fourth straight game ...
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Denver hold off strong Hudson ladies 54-51

#10 Abby Gaudian, #15 Grace Hennessy

The Denver ladies have really improved throughout the course of the season, as it especially showed against the Hudson Pirates. Early in the season, the Cyclones were more shaky with fewer wins, including a loss against Hudson, ...
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Denver men show teamwork in win over Jesup 84-50

Senior #11 Colton Reiter for the basket

After having 5 games in the last week, the Denver men were pretty exhausted. However, as Coach Kyle Matthias would put it, “I appreciated the team effort tonight and the amount of focus we had tonight, ...
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Jesup fights hard to prevail over Denver 46-44

Lady Cyclones fought hard until the end

The overtime win against Columbus on the day before had helped bring momentum into their game at Jesup. Against Jesup, the Cyclones had waves of offensive success, but ultimately Jesup’s foundation in the first half helped ...
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Denver men upset undefeated #6 Dike-New Hartford 61-55

#2 AJ Wegener (defending ), #2 Bryce Phelps (shooting)

After a close loss at Aplington-Parkersburg the previous Friday, the Denver men had a fire behind their playing against Dike-New Hartford on January 14th. The Wolverines came into the match-up undefeated, with quality wins ...
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#3 Dike-New Hartford ladies cruise by Denver 58-35

#11 Emma Hennessy

Four straight wins is a nice streak for the Denver ladies, but they knew they’d have trouble extending it against the nearly top-ranked Wolverines. The Wolverines had only lost one game prior to their 2nd match-up with the Cyclones, and ...
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