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Monday, May 25, 2015
Sioux Valley Amateur qualifying begins June 6 (05/22/15)
The Cherokee Golf Club's 81st Annual Sioux Valley Match Play Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday and Sunday, June 20 and 21. This is Iowa's Oldest Match Play tournament, and recent ample rainfall and cooler temperatures have the venerable Cherokee course in superb condition from tee to green...
State Track meet results Wednesday (05/22/15)
Several athletes included in the Chronicle Times coverage area are competing Thursday through Saturday at the 2015 Iowa State Track & Field Championships, now under way at Drake Stadium in Des Moines. Read all about the State Track & Field Meet achievements of area athletes from Cherokee, Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn, Alta-Aurelia, Ridge View, River Valley and South O'Brien in Wednesday's Chronicle Times...
Ridge View girls 3rd in Golf (05/22/15)
BOONE -The Ridge View girls played in the Class 2A Regional Golf Tournament on the Cedar Pointe Golf Course in Boone on Monday. With the top two teams advancing to the next round, the Raptors came up a little bit short,finishing third, with a team score of 472.Ogden won with a 441,followed by South Central Calhoun with a 446...
South O'Brien girls end golf season (05/22/15)
ORANGE CITY - The South O'Brien Girl's golf season has come to an end on a very cold and windy day at Landsmeer golf course, as the Wolverines shot a 433 and finished 3rd behind Sibley-Ocheyedan who shot a 421 and host Unity Christian who finished 1st with a 415...
Tennis Braves fall at Districts (05/22/15)
LE MARS - The youthful, inexperienced Cherokee Braves tennis team was shut out at Saturday's Class 1A Districts here, with host Le Mars winning the team crown with 27 points over runner-up Spencer's 23. In District doubles competition, Cherokee's Layne Reinhart and Bryan Rock lost 6-0, 6-1 to Estherville-LC's Jose Rodriguez and Logan Newhouse in First Flight; and Collin Johnson and Cale Pingel fell 6-0, 6-0 to Thomas Havey and Kyle Marek of Le Mars in Second Flight...
A-A girls take Regional Golf (05/22/15)
FORT DODGE - The Alta- Aurelia girls had no trouble winning the Class 2A Regional Golf Tournament , played on the Lakeside Golf Course here Monday, shooting an 18- hole team score of 361 to finish a whopping 80 strokes ahead of runner-up Denver. Both teams will now advance to the Regional Final at Eagle Grove on Tuesday May 26th...
Cherokee's Koch, Ege excel in professional baseball (05/20/15)
Cherokee Washington High School graduates Matt Koch and Cody Ege continue to do well in their professional baseball careers, Ege in the Texas Rangers organization, and Koch with the New York Mets organization Starting the season with the High Desert Mavericks of the Class A (advanced) California League, the lefty Ege compiled a 3-0 record and a 1.35 ERA, striking out 25 batters in 13.1 innings and walking only three. ...
Cherokee Girls Basketball Camp (05/20/15)
The Cherokee Youth Girls Basketball Camp for players entering grades 3-8 is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon June 8-12 at Cherokee Washington High School. The camp will focus on fundamentals and all aspects of the game, and will be directed by WHS Varsity girls basketball coach Heath Hagberg and staff, assisted by Cherokee varsity players...
Braves Basketball Camp June 8-12 (05/20/15)
The Cherokee Braves 2015 Youth Basketball Camp for boys entering grades 3-8 will be June 8-12 at the Cherokee Middle School. The camp, directed by new Braves varsity coach Mark Hurd, will focus on basketball fundamentals, and will include player contests and skill-based activities related to basketball. Hurd, a former Cherokee basketball all-stater, will be assisted by coaches Mike Nixon and Jim Leonard and Braves varsity players...
Pitts paces Braves golf team (05/20/15)
ORANGE CITY - Mason Pitts carded an 81 to place third in the medalist race and qualify for Districts at Friday's Class 2A Boys Golf Sectional at Landsmeer Golf Course here, hosted by Unity Christian. The Braves were fifth in the team race with a tally of 350. Other Cherokee scores were Adam Cedar 89, Trey Valentine and Kam Johnson 90, Steven Lundquist 91, and Charlie Wych 99...
Area athletes to State Track (05/20/15)
Cherokee and Ridge View have qualified events in the Class 2A for the Iowa State Co-ed Track & Field Meet beginning Thursday at fabled Drake Stadium in Des Moines. In Class 1A, Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn, Alta-Aurelia, South O'Brien, and River Valley also earned State Meet berths...
Adult Men's Basketball Champions (05/18/15)
The "Girly Purple" team won the men's Parks & Recreation adult basketball championship. Team members included, front row, left to right,Marshall Williams , Jared Kirkeby, Cole Renken, JJ Nitz. Back, Zac Woods, Brent Engels, Travis Westhoff. Absent, Jared Koch...
9 Square Tournament Champions (05/18/15)
Derek Nixon (9 Square in the Air Champion), Skyla Harger (4 Square Champion) and Will Hunter (9 Square on the Ground Champion) were the Cherokee Parks & Recreation competition winners this year.
2015 Co-Ed Champions (05/18/15)
"Team Thursday" was the Cherokee Parks & Recreation co-ed volleyball champion this season. Team members included, front row, left to right, Alex Munoz, Rafael Montano, Efren Ledesma. Back, Amanda Emery, Katie Solem, Daisy Maldonado, Lisa Hare.
Women's Volleyball Champions (05/18/15)
The "Victorious Spikers" were the Cherokee Parks & Recreation women's volleyball champions this season. Team members included, front row, left to right, Jana Happe, Carrie Egdorf, Kayla Ludvigson. Back, Mary Cowan, Kristi Kannegieter, Nicole Hatch, Kayla Koch. Absent, Korrie Waldner...
SOS, RV, MMC track results (05/18/15)
HAWARDEN - Three schools in the Chronicle Times coverage area competed in Thursday's Class 1-A State Qualifying Track Meet here, and several athletes from those schools will advance to the State Track Meet. South O'Brien's Dylan Riedemann won the 110 Meter High Hurdles, with a time of 16.14, and the Wolverines' 4 x 400 Relay also won that event in a time of 3:37.05...
Ridge View athletes to State Track (05/18/15)
HOLSTEIN - A Class 2-A State Qualifying Track Meet was run here Thursday, and host school Ridge View from the Chronicle Times coverage area was one of the schools which competed. The Ridge View boys finished a close second to champion Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove in the Boys' team standings and the Ridge View girls finished 9th in the Girls' Team Standings, won by Pocahontas Area, with OABCIG finishing second...
Alta-Aurelia girls qualify one, possibly more (05/18/15)
MANSON - The Alta-Aurelia girls' track team will have at least one of its members advancing to the State Track Meet, as Lily Peterson's time of 1:00.29 in the 400 Meter Dash edged the runner-up's time of 1:00.32 in Thursday's Class 1A State Qualifying Meet here, automatically qualifying her for the State Meet. The Warriors have several other athletes who may end up at the State Meet as well, as they had several 2nd place finishes Thursday...
WHS girls qualify for State Track (05/18/15)
KINGSLEY - Although posting some season - best times and distances, the young Cherokee boys and girls track and field teams failed to qualify many events for the Class 2A State Co-ed Track Meet beginning Thursday at Drake Stadium in Des Moines. Among Cherokee's top finishes in the girls competition at Thursday's Kingsley 2A Co-ed Qualifier were Brookelyn Hoeppner fourth in the high jump with a 5-0 leap; Lindsay Williams fifth in the 400 hurdles in a time of 1:11; the 4x800 relay team of Makenna Carver, Bailey Gaydo, Kaely Hummel, and Chelsea Cave fourth in 10:42; the 4x200 relay fifth in a time of 1:52 featuring Hoeppner, Madison Hodgdon, Alayne Graybill, and Brianna Sleezer; and the 4x100 relay of Hodgdon, Sleezer, Mikki Hinkhouse, and Hoeppner timed in 52.51.. ...
MMC track boys 3rd, RV 4th (05/15/15)
MARCUS - The Hinton boys won the team title at Monday's Eagle Co-Ed Relays, run in cold, windy conditions on the Marcus track. The Blackhawks scored 196 points, far outdistancing runner-up Le Mars Gehlen Catholic, which totaled 101 team points. The host Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn boys finished third, with 86 points, and River Valley was fourth, scoring 78 points. Akron-Westfield, West Sioux and Storm Lake St. Mary's rounded out the field, finishing 5th - 7th, respectively...
MMC girls take Eagle Coed (05/15/15)
MARCUS - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn girls overcame the cold, windy conditions Monday to capture the girls' division of the Eagle Coed Relays on their home track. The Lady Eagles scored 253 team points to outscore runnerup Hinton, which totaled 132 points. The River Valley girls placed 7th...
WHS tennis girls clip E-LC (05/15/15)
The gritty Cherokee Washington High girls tennis team withstood frigid temperatures, high winds, and a pesky Estherville-LC team to claim a narrow 5-4 Lakes Conference tennis victory here Monday night. After splitting the singles competition 3-3, Cherokee hung on to win two of three doubles matches for the big victory...
Junior Golf Camp in Cherokee (05/15/15)
Young golfers will get a chance to receive personal instruction at a Junior Golf Camp, to be held on the Cherokee Golf Course, from June 1 - 3. Cherokee Washington High School coaches James DeVos and Amy Sarchet will be there on those days to give an estimated one hour of instruction to students 8 years old through middle school...
SOS girls 3rd in WEC golf (05/15/15)
PRIMGHAR - The South O'Brien Girls' Golf team shot a 408 at the recent WEC golf meet here which was good enough for 3rd place. Hinton won with a 387 and Unity Christian finished 2nd with a 388. For South O'Brien, senior Co-Captain Naomi Petrich shot a 94, which was good enough for 4th place. ...
Ridge View girls 4th in WVC Golf (05/15/15)
LEMARS - The Western Valley Conference played its season-ending Girls Golf Tournament here on Tuesday, and the Ridge View girls placed 4th, shooting a team score of 441 for 18 holes. Individually for the Raptors, Karlen Lamp shot a 102, Ashley Albers 110, Emily Forristal 113 and Caitlyn Gottschalk 116...