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Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015
2015 Western Valley Conference Baseball (07/31/15)
MV/AO - Korey Kuhlmann (unanimous), Colby Seuntjens (unanimous), Shawn Flanigan, Derrik Kerns; Ridge View - Josh Gross, Joe Kenny, Logan Richard, Peyton Boyle; Lawton-Bronson - AJ Nitzschke (unanimous), Connor Clark; OA/BCIG - Ben Dotzler; Woodbury Central - Lane Nichols, Kobey Gray;West Monona - Austin Reitz, Craig Fox; Kingsley-Pierson - Austin Neumann (unanimous)...
Cherokee Swim Team takes 3rd Place at Conference Meet (07/31/15)
STORM LAKE- The Cherokee Swim Team wrapped up an amazing swim season on Saturday, July 25 when they competed in the 2015 AHEELA Conference Championship swim meet at King's Pointe in Storm Lake. The team came away with a 3rd place finish on the day where 53 of its 65 members competed in races in a meet that lasted from 10 a.m. until almost 4:30 p.m...
Brett Groen Hired as Men's Tennis Coach at BVU (07/31/15)
STORM LAKE -- Buena Vista Director of Athletics Christyn Abaray has announced the hiring of Brett Groen as the university's new part-time head men's tennis coach. "I feel good knowing someone with his background of success, both playing and coaching, will be leading our men's tennis program," states Abaray. ...
2015 Lakes Conference All Conference Baseball Teams (07/29/15)
(u) Brady Plueger,Spencer; Brady Kluender,Spencer; Logan Backhaus,Spirit Lake Matt Ellefson,Le Mars;(u)Keaton Leach,Spirit Lake Dayton Rand,Le Mars (u)Trey Jacobson, Estherville; Trent Hillbrands, Le Mars; (u)Chase Habben, Spencer;(u)Tyson Kooima, HWC...
Several area players named All District Baseball (07/29/15)
Several players from Chronicle Times coverage are school have been selected for the Northwest District Class 1A and 2A teams, according to a released Monday from the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association. In Class 1-A, Alta-Aurelia junior Bryce Radke, who pitched and played third base for the Warriors, was named to the First Team All NW District at a Utility spot and Alta-Aurelia senior Ross Friedrich was named to the Second Team at shortstop...
Wolverines take 4th place at State (07/29/15)
FORT DODGE - River Valley played highly-ranked New London here on Friday in the Class 1A Third Place game at the 2015 Iowa High School Softball Tournament, and the gritty Wolverines, comprised solely of underclassmen,came up against a stellar pitching performance for the second straight day. ...
NW Amateur July 30 - August 2 (07/29/15)
SPENCER, Iowa - The 2015 Northwest Iowa Amateur Golf Tournament will begin this Thursday, July 30. 387 participants have registered so far, and the golfers come from all over the state of Iowa, surrounding states and many other states. The age of the golfers ranges from as young as 14 years old to 75 years old...
River Valley comes up short (07/27/15)
FORT DODGE - The River Valley softball team's great season came to a premature end Thursday at the Iowa Girls Class 1A State Softball Tournament,as Ackley-Geneva/Wellsburg/Steamboat Rock (AGWSR) pitcher Ashley Sicard threw a no-hitter in a dominating 9-1 performance against the Wolverines, who were participating in the school's first-ever State Tournament...
A-A places four on All-TLC softball first team (07/24/15)
ROCKWELL CITY - The Twin Lakes Conference released its selections for 2015 post-season softball honors Thursday. Alta-Aurelia, which tied for second place in the final conference standings, had the most players represented on the first team All-Conference, with four Warriors - senior pitcher Jenna Snyder, junior infielder Jacee Ahnemann, junior outfielder DJ Flores and junior catcher Micah Barnes (selected as a utility player on the All-Conference team) - earning that honor...
Several Warriors earn Twin Lakes Conference honors (07/24/15)
ALTA - The Alta-Aurelia Warriors were the champions of the Twin Lakes Conference this baseball season, posting a perfect 10-0 mark in conference play, and that excellent showing was reflected in the conference honors which were released today. The Warriors had three players selected for First Team All Conference. ...
Upcoming City Parks & Recreation events (07/24/15)
The Cherokee Parks and Rec Department has announced the following upcoming events: A Co-Ed Softball Tournament is scheduled for Saturday August 22nd. It will be a double elimination tournament, with a limit of six teams. Cost per team is $125. Each team must have four females on the field. ...
All-District softball teams named (07/24/15)
Several area players were recently honored with selection to the Iowa All-District Softball Teams in classes 1A, 2A, and 3A. State 1A qualifier River Valley landed three players on the Northwest All-District Team, including sophomore Makenna Thomas and juniors Payton Goettsch and Jenna Knaack, and...
All-District softball teams named (07/22/15)
Several area players have been honored by their selection to the Iowa All-District Softball Teams in classes 1A, 2A, and 3A. State 1A qualifier River Valley landed three players on the Northwest All-District Team, including sophomore Makenna Thomas, and juniors Payton Goettsch and Jenna Knaack...
Cherokee Youth Football Camp next week (07/22/15)
The Cherokee Braves Youth Football Camp for players in grades 3-8 is scheduled or Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, July 27-28-29 at Cherokee Washington High School. The 3-day camp is free and open to anyone who wants to learn the fundamentals of football. The camp runs from 4-6 p.m. each day. Campers will be given an opportunity to order shirts and/pr shorts at the camp...
Nebraska Wesleyan joins Iowa Conference (07/22/15)
CEDAR RAPIDS -- The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) will expand to nine member institutions, league officials announced Monday. Nebraska Wesleyan University has accepted an invitation to join the conference beginning with the 2016-17 academic year...
River Valley wins first State Tourney contest, 3-2 (07/22/15)
FORT DODGE - Alycen Knaack clubbed a two run home run in the bottom of the 4th inning to overtake Lynnville-Sully, the Wolverines' first round opponent in the Class 1A State Softball Tournament here on Tuesday, and they hung on to post a 3-2 win in the school's first-ever appearance at State...
Warriors fall to Garrigan, 5-0 (07/22/15)
ALTA - The Alta-Aurelia baseball team's successful season came to an end here Saturday when they absorbed a 5-0 loss to Algona Bishop Garrigan in Class 1A District Tournament action. Alta-Aurelia, the 2015 Twin Lakes Conference champion, finished its season with a 22-11 overall record. ...
Warriors top Sioux Central, 5-4, advance to District final (07/20/15)
ALTA - Alta-Aurelia scored two runs in the bottom of the 8th inning to offset the go-ahead run their opponent Sioux Central, had scored in the top of that frame, to take a thrilling extra-inning 5-4 win here Thursday in a Class 1A District semi-final matchup of Twin Lakes Conference rivals...
River Valley boys finish (07/17/15)
REMSEN - The River Valley boys faced off against a state- ranked Remsen St. Mary's team in Class 1A District baseball action here on Tuesday and the Wolverines had no success against the Hawks' Elliott Conover, who threw a 4-hit shutout to lead RSM to a 6-0 win...
Cherokee 2-Ball Golf winners (07/17/15)
The Cherokee Golf Course hosted its annual Invitational 2-Ball Tournament Saturday and Sunday, July 11-12. Winners are from Cherokee unless otherwise noted. Championship Flight winners on Saturday were Doug Williams and Amy Sarchet, who carded a 77, followed by Tanner Carlson and Kelsie Stieneke 79, and James and Jaylene DeVos 83...
State Bound! (07/17/15)
River Valley's Allison Brown races to first as Cherokee's Kamie Crum awaits the throw during softball action in Cherokee earlier this season. River Valley plays in the 1A State Tournament at Fort Dodge at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday when the #9 Wolverines' meet #4 Lynville-Sully (35-3). That winner will then face the winner of the AGWSR-Marquette County game at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 23...
South O'Brien boys fall to A-W (07/17/15)
AKRON - The South O'Brien baseball team's season came to an end Tuesday night, as the Wolverines fell to host Akron-Westfield by a score of 7-1 in Class 1A District baseball tournament action here. South O'Brien collected just five singles at the plate, two by leadoff hitter Brody Schiefen, who scored the Wolverines' only run in the top of the first inning. Cody Johanson, Gunnar Klinker, and Duncan Schwebach had the other hits for the Wolverines...
Sioux Center nips Braves (07/17/15)
HINTON - Sioux Center scored two runs with one out in the bottom of the seventh to break the hearts and end the season of the Cherokee Braves with a tense 5-4 Class 2A District baseball quarterfinal win here Tuesday night. Cody Franken was 2-3 with an RBI, and Christian Rozeboom 1-3 with an RBI and run scored to pace the 19-11 Warriors to the victory ober the gritty Cherokee club that led 4-3 going into the fateful seventh. Blake Kamerman had a single and scored twice for the Warriors...
Warriors over MNW, 7-2, in District play (07/17/15)
ALTA - The Alta-Aurelia Warriors, behind the 3-hit pitching of Josh McCormick, downed Manson Northwest Webster, 7-2, in second round Class 1A District Tournament play here Tuesday. MNW won their first tourney game over Storm Lake St. Mary's on Saturday, while Alta-Aurelia drew a bye in the first round...
River Valley to State! (07/15/15)
SIOUX CITY - The #7 ranked River Valley Wolverines managed only two hits off Akron-Westfield hurler Ann Hedlund in the teams' Class 1A Regional Final game here on Monday, and those didn't come until the 7th inning. But talk about timely hitting! River Valley used those two hits - a single by junior catcher Jenna Knaack and a home run by sophomore right fielder Makenna Thomas - to notch two runs, then held on in the bottom of the inning to gain an upset 2-1 win over the Westerners, who were the two-time defending state champions and #1- ranked this season.. ...