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Women of Troy remember “Flash” with a win

IC West downs CR Xavier, 49-30
West High’s Emma Koch takes a two-point shot Friday, Dec. 1, at home against Cedar Rapids Xavier Catholic. Koch, a junior, led the Women of Troy with 15 points in a 49-30 victory. (photo by Chris Umscheid)

North Liberty Leader
IOWA CITY– “Flash” is gone, but far from forgotten. Austin Schroeder, better known to the Iowa City West High community as “Flash,” was born on Aug. 13, 1999, and died on April 28, 2015, from cancer. “Flash” was diagnosed with T-Lymphoblastic Lymphoma, Stage 3, in April of 2014 and lost a valiant fight against the disease a year later.
“Flash” was remembered Friday, Dec. 1, as the West High Women of Troy dedicated the first home game of the regular season in memory of him.

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