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Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016
Warriors take season opening volleyball match. 3-0 (08/26/16)
IDA GROVE - The Alta-Aurelia girls played their first volleyball match of the season here Tuesday against Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove, and the Warriors came away with a 3-0 win, with game scores of 25-13, 25-16, 25-14. Lauren Rohwer had 14 kills to lead A-A, and Erin Lockin and Laney Stanton each had nine. ...
Football season kicks-off Friday (08/24/16)
The Cherokee Braves kick off the 2016 football season at arch-rival Storm Lake Friday night in their annual, non-district game for the Battle Axe Trophy. Other area games debuting this season include Ridge View at Alta-Aurelia in Aurelia, MMCRU hosting Le Mars Gehlen in Marcus, South O'Brien hosting Woodbury Central, and River Valley at Kingsley-Pierson in 8-player football...
Braves ranked 13th in pre-season VB Rankings (08/24/16)
1 Janesville 2 Tripoli 3 Springville 4 LeMars Gehlen Catholic 5 Iowa Valley 6 New London 7 Grand View Christian 8 Marquette Catholic 9 Holy Triniity Catholic 10 Lawton-Bronson 11 George-Little Rock 12 Starmont...
Area High School Fall Sports Schedules (08/24/16)
Aug 26 - Woodbury Central Sept 2 - Sheldon Sept 9 - at Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn Sept 16 - at Fort Dodge St. Edmund Sept 23 - Sioux Central (Homecoming) Sept 30 - at Algona Garrigan Oct 7 - at MMCRU Oct 14 - North Union (Senior Night)...
Area High Schools Fall Sports Schedules (08/24/16)
Aug 26 at Storm Lake Sept 2 at Okoboji Sept 9 Pocahontas Area Sept 16 Sioux Center Sept 23 at MOC-Floyd Valley (Northwestern College field) Sept 30 at Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley Oct 7 Central Lyon Oct 14 at Estherville -Lincoln Central...
Area High Schools Fall Sports Schedules (08/24/16)
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Area High Schools Fall Sports Schedules (08/24/16)
Aug 26 Ridge View (at Aurelia) Sept 2 Sioux Central (at Alta) Sept 9 at Western Christian (Hull) Sept 16 at Hinton Sept 23 West Lyon (at Alta - Homecoming) Sept 30 at Sibley-Ocheydan Oct 7 at Emmetsburg Oct 14 Okoboji (at Alta) Oct 21 Unity Christian (at Alta)...
Cherokee softball JV letterwinners (08/22/16)
Front row: Matty Lugar, Megan Boger, Nicole McLaughlin Back row: Apryl Mesler, Rylie Dewitt, Emily Robinson, Lauren Shea, Kayden Waldner Not pictured: Hailee Maurer, Emily Schlenger, Trista Johnston, Addie Cosgrove
'High Steaks' tourney at Cherokee Golf Course (08/22/16)
The Cherokee Golf Course will be having a "High Steaks" Golf Tournament on Saturday September 10th. The tourney, which will have an 11 a.m. shotgun start, is for five person teams. There is an entry fee of $35 per person, which also includes a steak dinner followng play...
Brightside Lounge Charity Golf Tourney On Tap (08/19/16)
The Brightside Lounge annual charity golf tournament is slated for Saturday, August 27, 2016. The 3 - person best shot format event will take place at the Cherokee Golf Course. Entry fee is $90 per team, with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. All money raised goes to designated charities. ...
Track Prep Work in Aurelia (08/19/16)
Preparation for building a new running track at the school in Aurelia has begun, as the football scoreboard has been taken down and the stonework along the curves of the track has been broken up. A new 6- lane synthetic surface track will be installed for the use of Alta-Aurelia Middle School students as well as community members who are interested in walking or running for exercise...
Cherokee Washington varsity softball letterwinners (08/19/16)
Front row: Sarah Kach, Kiley Kennebeck, Paityn Hagberg, Payton Slaughter, Aangel Stevens Back row: Kassidy Pingel, Apryl Mesler, Kaely Hummel, Lindsay Williams, Kamie Crum, Josie Kindwall, Lily Anderson. Not pictured: Kayla Riedemann.
All-Lakes Conference selections (08/19/16)
Several Washington High School softball players received post season honors this year. Pictured, left to right - Sarah Kach, Honorable Mention, All-Lakes Conference; Kaely Hummel, 1st team All-Lakes Conference infield and IAGCA 3A All-District; Lindsay Williams- 1st team All-Lakes conference pitcher; Kamie Crum, 1st team All-Lakes Conference utility, IAGCA 3A All-District, IAGCA 3rd team all-state; Josie Kindwall, 1st team All-Lakes Conference outfield; Kassidy Pingel, Honorable mention All-Lakes Conference. ...
Alta-Aurelia's Jordan Wendel named 1st Team All State (08/17/16)
COUNCIL BLUFFS - Alta-Aurelia's Jordan Wendel was the only player from an area school selected for All State honors by the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association (IHSBCA) recently. The junior was named as a catcher on the Class 2A first team...
Cherokee Swim Team ends season at Conference Meet (08/15/16)
HUMBOLDT-The Cherokee Swim Team had a great end to their season on Saturday, July 23, when 45 of their 72 members competed in the AHEELA Conference Championship swim meet. The day got off to an interesting start, with everyone driving toward lightning and hard rain but the meet got started only a half hour late after modifying warm ups...
Alta-Aurelia's Jordan Wendel named 1st Team All State (08/15/16)
COUNCIL BLUFFS - Alta-Aurelia's Jordan Wendel was the only player from an area school selected for All State honors by the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association (IHSBCA) recently. The junior was named as a catcher on the Class 2A first team...
Western Valley Conference Softball (08/12/16)
*1. Lawton-Bronson, 13-3 in conference play, 18-13 overall; 2. Westwood, 12-4, 32-7; 3. River Valley, 11-5, 25-12; 4. Woodbury Central, 9-9, 15-19; 5. Kingsley-Pierson, 8-9, 19-12; **6. West Monona, 9-11, 15-15; 7. Ridge View, 8-11, 11-22 ; 8. Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto, 6-10, 10-20; 7. OA-BCIG, 3-11, 5-19...
Western Valley Conference Baseball (08/12/16)
*1. Lawton-Bronson, 15-1; 2. Woodbury Central, 12-4; 3. (tie) MV-AO, OA-BCIG, 11-5; 5. Ridge View, 7-9; 6. (tie) Kingsley-Pierson, West Monona, 6-10; 8. Westwood, 3 -13; 9. River Valley, 1-15. Regular season and Conference Tournamentc champion Lawton-Bronson - Matt Herbold (Unanimous), Toby Horsley, Collin Buss, AJ Lefler, Austin Peters...
Three Warriors named to 1st Team all Conference (08/12/16)
Three members of the Alta-Aurelia varsity softball team - freshman pitcher Abby Kraemer, sophomore outfielder Lily Peterson, and senior catcher Micah Barnes - have been selected for the Twin Lakes Conference first team All Conference. Barnes was selected at a Utlity position...
Baseball Braves on the up-swing (08/12/16)
The Cherokee Braves baseball program was a powerhouse between the years of 2005 and 2010 with a state record six straight state tournament appearances. That run included a 2A State Championship in 2007 and a runner-up finish in 2008 while coping with some inept umpiring...
Wrestling Braves attend camp (08/12/16)
DECORAH --The Cherokee Washington High School High School wrestling team participated in the recent 2016 Luther College Team Wrestling Camp in Decorah, Iowa. The 2016 Luther wrestling camps, directed by Luther Head Wrestling Coach Dave Mitchell, have grown into some of the largest and most recognized athletic camps in the Midwest. There are six wrestling camps on Luther's campus each summer that include more than 1,000 wrestlers and 150 coaches...
2016-2017 Iowa Football Districts (08/10/16)
High School football season is fast approaching, and here are the District assignments for the six schools in the Chronicle Times coverage area for the next two seasons (2016- 2017): In the 8 Player Class, River Valley has been asigned to District #8 with Ar-We-Va, Audubon, Boyer Valley, Charter Oak-Ute, Coon Rapids-Bayard, Glidden-Ralston and West Harrison...
Cherokee Booster Club Golf Aug. 21 (08/10/16)
The Cherokee Booster Club will be staging their 14th annual Golf Tournament on Sunday, August 21 at the venerable Cherokee Golf Club. Benefits go toward providing equipment for Cherokee student athletes. Among the items the Booster Club has previously been able to provide to students, thanks to generous contributions, are: baseball/softball bats and balls, batting cages, golf range memberships along with rangefinders, football tackling sled, meals for travel, and activity tickets for students.. ...
Schumann Memorial Golf Aug. 13 (08/10/16)
The Cherokee Golf Course is hosting its annual Ron Schumann Memorial 4-person Best Shot Golf Tournament this Saturday, Aug. 13. There will be a 9 a.m. shotgun start, and the entry fee is $100 per team. Call the clubhouse at 225-4687 to enter your team...
Koch promoted to MLB 3A (08/04/16)
Cherokee native Matt Koch has been promoted to the Class 3A Reno Aces in Reno, Nevada for Major League Baseball's Arizona Diamondbacks. A pitcher, Koch played with the Class 2A Mobile Bay Bears in Mobile, Ala. since November 2015 after the New York Mets traded him to the Diamondbacks. Koch played for the St. Lucie, Fla. Mets from April 2014 after arriving there from the Savannah Sand Gnats...