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Friday, Aug. 22, 2014
Fall Schedules - South O'Brien (08/22/14)
Aug 29 - Sheldon Sept 5 - at Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn (Hartley) Sept 12 - Gehlen Catholic Sept 19 - at West Sioux (Hawarden) Sept 26 - Sioux Central (Homecoming) Oct 3 - at Alta-Aurelia (Alta) Oct 10 - Lawton-Bronson (Senior Night) Aug 28 - Tourney (Spencer)...
Fall Sports Schedules - Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn (08/22/14)
Aug 29 - at River Valley (Correctionville) Sept 5 - Coon Rapids- Bayard Sept 12 - at Graettinger Terril/Ruthven Ayrshire (Ruthven) Sept 19 - Laurens-Marathon (Homecoming) Sept 26 - at Remsen-Union Oct 3 - Clay Central-Everly Oct 10 - at Harris-Lake Park (Lake Park)...
Fall Sports Schedules - Alta-Aurelia (08/22/14)
(kickoff time 7 p.m. for all games) Aug 29 - at Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto Sept 5 - Ridge View (at Aurelia) Sept 12 - Sioux Central (at Alta) (Homecoming) Sept 19 - at Woodbury Central (Moville) Sept 26 - at Lawton- Bronson Oct 3 - South O'Brien (at Alta)...
Fall Sports Schedules for Area High School Teams - Cherokee Washington (08/22/14)
Aug.29 - at O-A/BC-IG Sept. 5 - at Storm Lake Sept 12 - Sioux Center Sept 19 - at Sheldon Sept 26 - Spirit Lake Oct 3 - at MOC-Floyd Valley (O.City) Oct 10 - Central Lyon Oct 17 - at Okoboji (Milford) Oct 24 - Sibley-Ocheyedan Sept 2 - at MOC/Floyd Valley (Orange City)...
Area prep District Football assignments (08/22/14)
As area High School football teams prepare to play their first games of the season next week, here's a reminder of the District assignments for the 2014 and 2015 seasons: In Class 2A, Cherokee is in District 1, along with Central Lyon/George-Little Rock, MOC-Floyd Valley, Sheldon, Sioux Center and Spirit Lake...
Large Visitors (08/22/14)
Several college football linemen from ISU and USD visited Cherokee at the time of the Cherokee County Fair as guests of the Bruce and Leah Dagel family. The players included, left to right, Tom Farniok, ISU Center from Sioux Falls, South Dakota; Daniel Burton, ISU Guard from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Jacob Gannon, ISU Tackle from Iowa City; Aaron Ramsey, USD Tight End from Overland Park, Kansas; Bob Graham, ISU Guard from Tulsa, Oklahoma; Keifer Kettlehut, USD Tackle from Chicago; Ed Kennedy, USD Guard from Fort Collins, Colorado; and the two "homies" - Brock Dagel, ISU Tackle and Stetson Dagel, USD Tackle, both from from Cherokee.. ...
DSU's Zac Woods preseason All-Conference (08/22/14)
MADISON, S.D. - Seniors Zach Ely and Zac Woods of Dakota State University (S.D.) were selected to the 2014 North Star Athletic Association (NSAA) Football Preseason All-Conference Team, announced Tuesday. Jamestown (N.D.) led with seven selections on the NSAA Football Preseason All-Conference Team, followed by Dickinson State (N.D.) and Mayville State (N.D.) with five selections each. Presentation (S.D.) and Valley City State (N.D.) each had two selections to the preseason team...
Still time to join Cherokee Boosters (08/20/14)
With the fall sports of football, volleyball, and cross country ready to begin soon, there's still time for Cherokee Braves fans to show their support and pride in all Cherokee student-athletes by donating to and joining the Cherokee Athletic Booster Club...
Cherokee Swim Team finishes 4th in conference meet (08/20/14)
ALGONA-The Cherokee Swim Team ended the 2014 season by placing 4th at the AHEELA Conference Championship meet July 26. The ten teams competing in the meet finished in the following order: host Algona, 1st with 1661 points; Storm Lake, 2nd with 1349; Forest City, 3rd with 1226; Cherokee, 4th with 1161; Rockwell City, 5th with 1058; Laurens, 6th with 844; Emmetsburg, 7th with 659; Eagle Grove, 8th with 357; Webster City, 9th with 289; and Humboldt, 10th with 202 points...
Boosters' Golf Day Sunday (08/18/14)
The 12th annual Cherokee Athletic Boosters Golf Day is scheduled for this Sunday, August 24 , with a shotgun start beginning at 11 a.m. Deadline for registration is August 20th for the 4-person Best Shot format. The cost is $50 per player, which includes 18 holes of golf, a bountiful buffet meal served by Hy-Vee Deli, lots of fun and many special door prizes. Braves coaching staffs will also be present to offer briefs on their respective athletic programs...
Cherokee Swim Team wraps up dual season (08/18/14)
The Cherokee Swim Team wrapped up the 2014 dual meet season when hosting the Algona Swim Team on July 16. The meet saw lots of great swims and several records set or broken. There were four triple winners, one double winner and 14 single winners during the meet. There were also 13 winning relays, including 3 mixed relays...
Beste is new IHSAA Executive Director (08/15/14)
BOONE - Alan Beste, who has been with the Iowa High School Athletic Association since 1989 and has served as an Assistant/Associate Director since 1998, has been chosen by the Board of Control to become the next IHSAA Executive Director. Tom Keating, Xavier, Cedar Rapids Principal and chairperson of the Board of Control, announced Beste has been named as the new executive director, effective February 1, 2015...
IHSAA Executive Director Wulkow to retire (08/15/14)
BOONE - One of the strongest athletic leaders in the nation, Rick Wulkow, the executive director of the Iowa High School Athletic Association for the past 10 years, is stepping down after 35 years of service to Iowa students and member schools. In its monthly meeting held in Dubuque, the Board of Control of the IHSAA accepted his formal resignation effective January 31, 2015. In the interim months he will work with the new executive director...
Cherokee 3-Couple Golf Scramble Sunday (08/15/14)
The Cherokee 3-Couple Golf Scramble will be held at the Cherokee Golf Course on Sunday, August 17, beginning at 9 a.m. with a shotgun start. Cost is $30 a couple and a meal is $5 per person. To reserve a spot, please call Missy Jenness at 712-229-8944...
Swimmers shine at Eagle Grove (08/13/14)
EAGLE GROVE-The Cherokee Swim Team made their final road trip of the 2014 season against the Eagle Grove Swim Team on July 8. During the meet the Cherokee Team had 7 triple individual event winners, 7 more double winners and 8 single winners. They also posted relay wins in 15 "regular" relays plus 4 more in mixed relay events...
A good time for all at Ridge View Alumni baseball game (08/11/14)
EARLY - The 2014 Ridge View alumni baseball game took place here on July 26, featuring alumni of Galva, Holstein, Galva-Holstein, Schaller, Crestland of Early, Schaller-Crestland and Ridge View High Schools. Coach Shannon Tesch said the game was "a close 7-6 battle," adding that...
Boosters Golf Day Aug. 24 (08/08/14)
The 12th annual Cherokee Athletic Boosters Golf Day is scheduled for Sunday, August 24 with a shotgun start beginning at 11 a.m. Registration is due by August 20 for the 4-person Best Shot format. Cost is $50 per player that includes 18 holes of golf, a bountiful buffet meal served by Hy-Vee Deli, and lots of fun and many special door prizes. Braves coaching staffs also will be present to offer briefs on their respective athletic programs...
Cherokee Two-Ball Golf winners (08/08/14)
The Cherokee Golf Course's annual Invitational Two-Ball Tournament was held in July, with 54 couples participating over the two days of play. Saturday winners in the Championship Flight were Chris and Missy Jenness of Cherokee carding an 82, followed by Jake Spindler and Danielle Hanson of Cherokee 84, and Ray and Elaine Johnson of Moville 90...
Cherokee swimmers excel at Laurens (08/08/14)
LAURENS-The Cherokee Swim Team competed in a dual meet here on July 2 and featured three triple event winners, six double event winners, and six single event winners during the meet. There were also sixteen relays that placed first, including three mixed relays...
Swimmers compete at Emmetsburg (08/06/14)
(Editor's note: Due to technical problems, results for the Cherokee Swim Team meets this season were not received by the Chronicle Times. Going forward, all the meet results will be published in order on a regular basis.) EMMETSBURG-The Cherokee Swim Team traveled to Emmetsburg for the third meet of the 2014 season. There were some great swims and many swimmers tried new events at this meet...
Boosters Golf Day Aug. 24 (08/06/14)
The 12th annual Cherokee Athletic Boosters Golf Day is scheduled for Sunday, August 24 with a shotgun start beginning at 11 a.m. Registration is due by August 20 for the 4-person Best Shot format. Cost is $50 per player that includes 18 holes of golf, a bountiful buffet meal served by Hy-Vee Deli, and lots of fun and many special door prizes. Braves coaching staffs also will be present to offer briefs on their respective athletic programs...
Western Valley Conference baseball (08/06/14)
1. Woodbury Central, 13-3 (Regular Season Conference Champion); 2. Ridge View, 12-4 (Conference Tournament Champion) ; Lawton Bronson, 12-4; 4. Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto, 11-5; 5. Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove, 10-6; 6. River Valley, 6-10; 7. West Monona, 4-12; 8. Kingsley-Pierson, 3-13; 9. Westwood, 1-15...
Quimby ace (08/06/14)
Jerry Rollefson of Cherokee carded a hole- in- one on July 9th at the Quimby Golf Club, acing the 4th hole using a 7 iron. Witnesses included Bob Zanhley, Brian Parrott, Merlin Woltman, Rod Groepper, Ken Haselhoff and Willie Allbaugh. Here, Dan Winchell, right, of Holzhauer Motors presents Jerry with a commemorative " trophy" putter. Photo contributed...
Boosters Golf Day Aug. 24 (08/04/14)
The 12th annual Cherokee Athletic Boosters Golf Day is scheduled for Sunday, August 24 with a shotgun start beginning at 11 a.m. Registration is due by August 20 for the 4-person Best Shot format. Cost is $50 per player - that includes 18 holes of golf, a bountiful buffet meal served by Hy-Vee Deli, and lots of fun and many special door prizes. Braves coaching staffs also will be present to offer briefs on their respective athletic programs...
Cherokee Swim Team hosts Storm Lake (08/04/14)
(Editor's note: Due to technical problems, results for the Cherokee Swim Team meets this season were not received by the Chronicle Times. Going forward, all the meet results will be published in order on a regular basis.) The Cherokee Swim Team played host to 2013 AHEELA Conference Champion Storm Lake on June 18 in their second dual meet of the 2014 season...