[Masthead] Fair ~ 82°F  
High: 82°F ~ Low: 62°F
Monday, May 30, 2016
Ridge View tops K-P 9-2 on baseball diamond (05/27/16)
HOLSTEIN - Ridge View beat Kingsley-Pierson 9-2 in baseball action here on Tuesday. Colt Wandrey hit a two-run triple and Joe Kenny also drove in a pair of runs for the Raptors, and Grant Anderson and Peyton Boyle each stole two bases and scored two runs...
Warriors top WC, 10- 5 (05/27/16)
Warriors top WC, 10- 5 MOVILLE - The Alta-Aurelia boys visited Moville Wednesday and came away with a 10-5 baseball win over host Woodbury Central. Jack Glienke started on the mound for the Warriors and he went 4 2/3 innings and struck out six. A-A Coach Dan Wendel said that Glienke ran into some trouble with his command in the 5th inning, but adds that he was very happy with how he pitched the first night out. ...
RV girls win 1A Regional Golf Title (05/27/16)
KINGSLEY - The River Valley girls' golf team won the Class 1A Regional Final Tournament here Tuesday behind meet medalist Alycen Knaack, who carded an 82 over 18 holes on the Brookside Golf Course. RV had a team score of 369, 22 shots better than second place Akron-Westfield. Both teams will move on to the Class 1A State Tournament at Jester Park in Granger on May 31 and June 1st...
IHSBCA Pre-Season Rankings (05/27/16)
The Iowa High School Baseball Coaches' Association has released its Pre-season rankings for Iowa High School baseball teams. Here are the Class 2A and 1A Rankings: 1. Clear Lake (30-11); 2. Hinton (26-6); 3. Wilton (25-6); 4. Treynor (27-8); 5. New Hampton (25-7); 6. Monticello (21-11); 7. Van Meter (26-10);...
Two area youth bowling teams compete at State Meet (05/27/16)
REMSEN - Maple Lanes Bowl recently had two teams travel to Fort Dodge to compete in the USBC Iowa Youth Championship Tournament, which is held at the Family Bowling Center & Ridgewood Lanes. The tournament ran from April 2nd till May 1st. 269 teams and a total of 1076 bowlers bowled in this tournamen. The doubles event had 545 teams and singles event had 1052 entered, with each bowler bowling a total of nine games over a two- day weekend...
Ridge View girls take 5-4 softball win over KP (05/27/16)
GALVA - The Ridge View softball team opened the season Tuesday with an exciting come- from- behind 5-4 win againist Kingsley-Pierson in 8 innings. Both teams played good defense and put the ball in play. Picking up the win on the mound for the Raptors was freshmen Emerson Else, who threw all 8 innings, giving up three earned runs on six hits, walking four and striking out two. ...
A-A girls blank GTRA, 15-0, in season opener (05/27/16)
GRAETTINGER - The Alta-Aurelia softball girls started their season off on a great note Tuesday, downing Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire 15-0 in five innings. Abby Kraemer pitched the complete game shutout for the Warriors, giving up just one hit and walking five while fanning 13 batters...
State Track Meet Results for Area Schools (05/25/16)
Medley Relay (Ricky Pizano, Kaleb Sleezer, Joe Hughes, Nathan Pearson) 4th place (3:36.80) Lily Peterson - 2nd in 400 Meters (58.03) Distance Medley (Maddi Duhn, Bailey Duhn, Lily Peterson, Lauren Rowher) 8th place (4:18.07) Sprint Medley (Maddi Duhn, Bailey Duhn, Gracie DePuma, Lili Peterson), 3rd Place (1:51.04)...
Cherokee boys finish 8th at 2A District Golf (05/25/16)
MILFORD - The Cherokee Boys Golf team played Friday in the Class 2A Regional Tournament on the Emerald Hills Golf Course here. The Braves' Charlie Wych finished in a tie for 4th place individually with a 41-41- 82 and entered a 4-man sudden death playoff for chance to earn a state tournament berth. ...
Alta-Aurelia girls win Regional Golf, advance to State (05/25/16)
NEOLA - The Alta-Aurelia girls overcame a two hour rain delay and a tough opponent from Treynor Monday to win the Class 2A Regional Golf Meet on the Quail Run golf course here. The Warriors shot a team total of 341 strokes to edge Treynor by four strokes, and both teams will advance to the Class 2A State Golf Tournament, which will played at Jester Park in Granger on May 31 and June 1. Alta-Aurelia is the defending 2A State champion...
HMS wins 1A Boys District Golf (05/23/16)
SPENCER - The Class 1A Boys District Golf meet was held here Thursday at the Spencer Golf and Country Club. The weather was warm and a bit breezy and the wind picked up throughout the day which made the greens roll faster and faster and it was tough to get anything to stick. Most shots had to be left short, which made judging the wind a challenge...
Girls' State Track Meet Qualifiers from Ridge View (05/20/16)
These girls from Ridge View HS will be competing at this weekend's Class 1A State Track Meet in Des Moines. Front Row: Kinzey Dutler, Paige Todd, Emerson Else, Megan Wiese Back: Madeline Else, Beth Pickhinke Missing: Abbi Hansen
MMCRU State Meet Runners (05/20/16)
The MMCRU state - qualifying 4X200 meter relay and sprint medley relay teams will run in Des Moines this weekend. The members of the relays are Sarah Dreckman, Emily Moser, Bri Jensen, and Aspen Woodall.
Area Gymnastics Teams Wrap Up Season (05/20/16)
The GK Blaze and GK Storm gymnastics teams from Le Mars and Storm Lake recently wrapped up their competitive meet season by sending nine gymnastis to the Xcel Regional Championships in St. Paul Minnesota. 100 gymnastics teams brought 1,700 gymnasts from six states - Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Missouri and Wisconsin. ...
South O'Brien boys finish 3rd in Sectional Golf (05/20/16)
NEWELL - The weather started out great at the Class Boys' Sectional Golf Tournament here on Friday May 13th, then the rain moved in and play was suspended for 30 minutes. After the rain moved through, it was windy and cold, but South O'Brien Coach Noah DeYager was excited to see his team shoot an 18 hole team score of 349, good for 3rd place in the final team standings...
Braves 2nd at Golf Sectional, play at District tonight (05/20/16)
The Cherokee Braves Boys Golf Team is moving on to the District meet at Emerald Hills in Okoboji tonight (May 20th) after their second place finish at the Sectional Tournament at Unity Christian on Friday, May 13th. The Braves shot a team total of 336 over 18 holes, to finish just two strokes back of champion Unity Christian. ...
Braves play at District Tennis (05/18/16)
The Cherokee boys' tennis team competed at the Class 1A District Tournament in Spencer on Friday May 12, 2016. The Braves' doubles team of Tyler Richardson and Thadeus Booth fell to Spencer's Tom O'Hara and Kade Carpenter and Calle Pingel lost to Spirit Lake's Nick Gooodenow and Tully Reed 0-6, 5-7, also in the first round...
Cherokee Girls compete in Regional Tennis (05/18/16)
The Cherokee girls competed in Regional Tennis play on Saturday May 14th, In Round One agaibst Spencer, Dusty Wright lost 4-6, 7-6 (7-3), 8-10 vs. v. Ayrial Schnel; Clare Conley lost 1-6, 2-6 v. Taylor Blume; Jordyn Bingham beat Megan Huss 6-1, 6-0; Grace Boyle beat Gracie Ahern 6-0, 6-1; Kylie Mongan beat Krista Determan 6-0, 6-0; and Jennifer Baker beat Autumn Rausch 6-1, 6-1...
Alta-Aurelia Girls advance to Regional Finals (05/18/16)
MAPLETON - The Alta-Aurelai girls' golf team, the defending Class 2A State champions, had little trouble advancing to the Regional Finals, winning the 2A Regional here Monday with an 18 hole team score of 374, Second place Maple Individuals Advancing to the Regional Finals (the Top 5 golfers & ties) include...
RV gals win Class 1A Golf District (05/18/16)
QUIMBY - River Valley, with the top four individual finishers, easily won the team title by 48 strokes at the Class 1A Regional girls golf meet Monday on their home course at the Quimby Golf Club RV's Jenna Knaack was the medalist witn 18 hole 84 total, one better than teammate Makenna Thomas who was runner-up medalist. ...
State Qualifiers from 1A Meet in Holstein (05/18/16)
The following athletes from area schools qualified for this weekend's Class 1A State Track Meet at Thursday's Qualifying Meet in Holstein: 800 Meters - Justin Beeson Shot Put - Joe Kenny and Kyle Schiernbeck; Discus -- Kyle Schiernbeck; 110 High Hurdles -- Cole Degen; 400 Meter Dash -- Juan Nava; 400 Meter Hurdles -- Andrés Carbajal; Shuttle Hurdle Relay -- Ryan Cougill, Felipe Carbajal, Andrés Carbajal, Cole Degen (alternates: Evan Leuschen & Ryan McGuire); 4x100 Meter Relay-- Peyton Boyle, Andrew Conover, Josué Solares, Ryan Cougill (alternates: Ryan McGuire, Jackson Graff); 4x400 Meter Relay -- Jackson Graff, Andrés Carbajal, Caden Wandrey, Juan Nava (alternates: Jacob Tokheim, Ian Reed); 4x800 Meter Relay - Jackson Graff, Garret Lamp, Grant Anderson, Juan Nava (alternates: Tyler Wingert, Zach Kenny). ...
Complete results for area schools at Class 2A Dst. Track in Ida Grove (05/18/16)
Here are the (fairly) complete results for area high schools who competed at the Class 2A State Qualifying Track Meet in Ida Grove on Thursday May 11th:
Ridge View boys win 1A District Track at Holstein (05/16/16)
HOLSTEIN - The Ridge View boys' track team won the Team title at Thursday's Class 1A State Qualifying meet, run on the Russ Kraai Track here. The Raptors scored 146 points as a team, with Lawton-Bronson finishing second with 122 points and Logan-Magnolia 3rd, with 104 points. River Valley scored 16 points and finished 11th...
Several area athletes qualify for State at 2A Qualifier in Ida Grove (05/16/16)
IDA GROVE - No area schools won team titles at the Class 2A State Qualifying Meet in Ida Grove Thursday, but several athletes from those schools qualified to compete at this weekend's State Track Meet in Des Moines. Cherokee's Evan Wharton won the 100 Meter Dash in a time of 11.49 to punch his ticket to State, and he'll be joined to fellow first place finishers Joe Highes of Alta-Aurelia in the 400 Meters (51.32) and the Alta-Aurelia Girls' Sprint and Distance Medley Relay teams. ...
Exciting finish at Wolverine Relays (05/11/16)
CHEROKEE - The annual Wolverine Relays, hosted by South O'Brien, but run on the all weather surface at Washington High School in Cherokee, was held on Thursday May 5th in excellent weather, and the meet came to an exciting end. With four events left, the Alta-Aurelia boys were 12 points behind Unity Christian in the team standings. ...