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Tuesday, Mar. 31, 2015
Ridge View Relays Tuesday (03/30/15)
HOLSTEIN - Several area track and field teams will kick off their 2015 outdoor season here Tuesday at the Ridge View Co-ed Relays, formerly the Holstein Relays. Among area boys and girls teams participating in the large field are Cherokee, Alta-Aurelia, River Valley, and host Ridge View...
Gymnastics Team wraps up regular season (03/27/15)
LeMARS - The Turn Around's GK Blaze competitive gymnastics team continued their competitive meet season on February 28th and March 1st, competing in the Mardi Gras Xcel Gymnastics meey in Urbandale. GK Blaze brought 16 gymnasts, competing in four levels, Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum...
Ridge View Relays Tuesday (03/27/15)
HOLSTEIN - Several area track and field teams will kick off their 2015 outdoor season here Tuesday at the Ridge View Co-ed Relays, formerly known as the Holstein Relays. Among the area boys and girls teams participating are Cherokee, Alta-Aurelia, River Valley, and host Ridge View...
Local wrestlers do well at State AAU Meet (03/27/15)
Cael Wood of Cherokee (front row,left) posted a 3-1 match record for Northwest District 1 B grades 5-6 team at last week's Iowa AAU State Wrestling Duals in Des Moines. Wood's team placed third. Wood also has been invited to wrestle for Team Iowa at the National Duals April 4-5 in Des Moines. Cael's dad, Jason Wood, back, second from right, helps coach the team...
Gymnastics Team wraps up regular season (03/25/15)
LeMARS - The Turn Around's GK Blaze competitive gymnastics team continued their competitive meet season on February 28th and March 1st, competing in the Mardi Gras Xcel Gymnastics meey in Urbandale. GK Blaze brought 16 gymnasts, competing in four levels, Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum...
Area High School Spring Sports Schedules - Ridge View (03/25/15)
Tuesday Apr 7 -Lawton-Br. (Whispering Creek Golf Course, Sioux City) Thursday Apr 9 - Tournament at River Valley Monday Apr 13 -MVAO Willow Vale Golf Course Thursday Apr 16 - Newell- Fonda at Holstein Friday Apr 17 - OABCIG, Cherokee at Cherokee...
Area High School Spring Sports Schedules - South O'Brien (03/25/15)
Thursday, Apr 9 - Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn at Marcus Thursday, Apr 16 - at Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn Friday, Apr 17 - Akron-Westfield at Primghar (Date Changed from 05-04-15) Tuesday, Apr 21 - at Hinton (Date Changed from 05-07-15) Friday, May 15 - Sectionals at Boyden - Hull...
Area High School Spring Sports Schedules - MMC (03/25/15)
Tuesday, Apr 7 - at Western Christian, Hull Thursday, Apr 9 - South O'Brien at Marcus Monday, Apr 13 - Unity Chrisian at Marcus Thursday, Apr 16 - Gehlen Catholic at Marcus Monday, Apr 20 - Triangulat at Hawarden with Remsen Union, West Sioux...
Area High School Spring Sports Schedules - River Valley (03/25/15)
April 7- Girls at Kingsley-Pierson; Boys at Lawton-Bronson April 9 - Girls JV/V at Holstein; Boys JV/V at Quimby or KP April 13 - Girls JV/V at OABCIG; Boys JV/V at MVAO April 16 - Girls JV/V at Moville; Boys JV/V at Kingsley (?)...
Area High School Spring Sports Schedules - Alta-Aurelia (03/25/15)
Tue Mar 31 - Holstein Early Bird Meet at Holstein; Thu Apr 9 -Tomahawk Relays at Cherokee;Mon Apr 13 - Russ Kraai Relays at Holstein;Fri Apr 17- East Sac Relays at Sac City;Fri Apr 24- Pocahontas Relays at Pocahontas;Mon, Apr 27 -Raptor Relays at Holstein;Tue Apr 28- Warrior Relays at Alta;Thu Apr 30 - Kingsley-Pierson Relays at Kingsley;Fri May 1- Twin Lakes Conference Meet at Laurens (rain date May 7);Fri May 8- Wolverine Relays at Cherokee; Mon May 11- Raider Relays at Sac City;Thu May 14- District Track Meet at site to be determined.. ...
Area High School Spring Sports Schedules - Cherokee Washington (03/25/15)
Tuesday, Mar 17 - Buena Vista University Co-ed Meet at Storm Lake Tuesday, Mar 31 - at Holstein Thursday, Apr 9 - Tomahawk Relays Monday, Apr 13 - at Northwestern College, Orange City Saturday, Apr 18 - Sioux City Relays Monday, Apr 20 - at Northwestern College, Orange City...
WVC standings, all-conference (03/20/15)
1.Kingsley-Pierson, 9-0, 22-2 (reg. season champions); Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto 8-1, 17-5 (WVC Tournament champ) Woodbury Central 7-2, 12-10;Lawton-Bronson 6-3, 14-10; Westwood 5-4, 15-9; Ridge View 4-5, 10-12;OA-BCIG 3-6, 8-13; West Monona 3-6, 6-16; River Valley 2-7, 7-11; Siouxland Christian 0-9, 5-16...
Braves compete in Lakes Indoor (03/20/15)
STORM LAKE - The Cherokee Braves youthful track and field team, with 13 of 18 members freshmen and sophomores, competed in Tuesday's Lakes Conference Indoor host by Buena Vista University here. Veteran coach Lynn Jolly said he was very pleased with the effort of his young squad...
INA All-State Boys Basketball (03/18/15)
Several Northwest Iowans have been named to the 2015 Iowa Newspaper Association All-State Boys Basketball teams announced this week. In Class 1A, first team area selections include 6-1 senior Korey Kuhlman, of Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto and 5-9 senior Dallas Jalas of South O'Brien; second team pick 6-1 senior Derrik Kerns of MVAO; and third team pick 6-4 senior Nic Lutmer of Central Lyon...
Iowa Girls' Coaches Association 2014-2015 All-District Girl's Basketball Teams (03/16/15)
Rachel Mercer, Kingsley-Pierson; Marina Keck, Kingsley-Pierson; Sarah Dreckman, Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn; Sarah Halse, Central Lyon; Angel Rasmussen, Central Lyon; Mia Graham, GLR; Alexis Bunkers, Remsen St. Mary's; Taylor Rodenburgh, West Sioux; Beth Sibenaller, Westwood;...
Luke Ziemen earns team honor at Dakota Wesleyan (03/16/15)
MITCHELL, S.D. - Former Cherokee Braves standout Luke Zeimen was recently named Dakota Wesleyan University's defensive scout team player of the year at the team's season-ending banquet.
Cherokee's Hummel IGCA All-State (03/13/15)
DES MOINES - The Iowa Girls Coaches Association 2015 All-State Basketball teams include several Northwest Iowa girls in four of the five classes. In Class 1A, first team selections include senior Breanna Wells of Newell-Fonda, and Sarah Halse of Central Lyon. Kingsley-Pierson junior Rachel Mercer is a second team pick, and Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn junior Sarah Dreckman is a third team selection. Champion N-F coach Dick Jungers is coach of the year...
Seniors lead the way (03/13/15)
These Senior stalwarts for Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto and South O'Brien helped lead their respective teams to Monday's Class 1A State Boys Basketball Tournamentmatchip in Des Moines were, left to right, Korey Kuhlman (MVAO), Damon Struve (SOS), Derrik Kerns (MVAO), Dallas Jalas (SOS), and Austin Hazard (MVAO)...
Lakes Conference teams at State (03/13/15)
DES MOINES - Two schools from the Lakes Conference played opening round games at the State Boys Basketball Tournament in Wells Fargo Arena Monday,and the games produced different outcomes. In Class 2A action, Pella Christian, an underdog against the Lakes Conference representative, defending state champion Hull Western Christian, pulled off an upset, connecting on seven of their first 10 three- point attempts to storm to a 23-9 lead over the Wolfpack at the close of the first quarter, and then holding off a Western Christian comeback to eke out a 70-69 win over the Wolfpack.. ...
Warriors' Barnes 2nd team All-TLC (03/11/15)
The Twin Lakes Conference has released its All-Conference girls basketball selections, now that the State Tournament, in which the TLC had three teams competing, has concluded. The Twin Lakes had to be one of the toughest conferences in the state this year, with Newell-Fonda winning the Class 1A State championship, while Pocahontas Area/Laurens-Marathon finished second in Class 3-A, losing to Nevada by four points, and South Central Calhoun, which represented the TLC in Class 2A, lost a semi final contest to eventual champion Orange City Unity Christian.. ...
MVAO free throws down South O'Brien (03/11/15)
DES MOINES - Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto rallied to beat South O'Brien, sinking 12 free throws in a row over the final 4:11 in a Monday afternoon defensive battle, at the Iowa Boys State Basketball Tournament in Wells Fargo Arena. Korey Kuhlmann and Derrik Kerns each collected 16 points to send Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto into a 12:15 p.m. Thursday semifinal against No. 2-rated Danville, 26-0 after defeating unranked West Hancock 69-47 in another first-round matchup...
INA 2015 All-State Selections for Girls Basketball (03/11/15)
DES MOINES - The Iowa Newspaper Association announced its 2015 All-State Girls Basketball teams for Tuesday, naming North Linn's Nicole Miller as "Miss Basketball." A 5-foot-8 senior guard, Miller averaged 26.5 points, 7.6 rebounds, 4.9 assists and 4.5 steals per game this season as the Lynx (25-2) advanced to the Class 2A state final. ...
Gymnastics team includes area girls (03/09/15)
LE MARS - Several Cherokee area girls are competing on the Gk Blaze Gymastics team, which is run by the Turn Around Dance and Gymnastics studio in Le Mars, which is in its 37th year of operation. Samantha Rasmussen purchased the business from her parents, who started the business, two years ago...
One projection of NCAA Men's field (03/06/15)
Bracketologist Shelby Mast has projected the following brackets for the upcoming NCAA Men's college basketball tournament (tune in this weekend for the actual tournament field to be revealed) : 1 Duke vs. 16 Northeastern; 8 LSU vs. 9 Indiana; 5 Louisville vs. 12 Iona; 4 Wichita State vs. 13 Stephen F. Austin; 3 Maryland vs. 14 Central Michigan; 6 West Virginia vs. 11 Cincinnati; 7 VCU vs. 10 Colorado State; 2 Kansas vs. 15 High Point...
TLC announces All-Conference teams (03/04/15)
The Twin Lakes Conference recently released the 2014-2015 selections for its Boys Basketball All Conference teams. Three players were unanimous selections for the first team - Andy Geelan of league champion Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire, Brady Dicks of Newell-Fonda, and Conner Conrad of Southeast Valley...