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Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Cherokee Co Ed Relays held here (04/29/16)
CHEROKEE - The Cherokee Co Ed Relays were run Tuesday at Washington High School, with teams from Western Christian, Spencer, Unity Christian, Carroll, MOC-Floyd Valley, Sheldon, Storm Lake and Le Mars joining the host Braves teams. The Cherokee girls' 4 x 200 Relay team of Madison Hodgdon, Brianna Sleezer, Megan Brown and Kassidy Pingel captured a first, running the event in a time of 1:52.23 in the finals, and the same team also got first in the Sprint Medley, with a time of 1:56.18,...
A-A Girls win Girls win Raptor Co Eds (04/29/16)
HOLSTEIN - The Raptor Co Ed Relays were run on the Russ Kraai Track here Monday, and In the Girls' Meet, the Warriors of Alta-Aurelia were the team champions with 117 points, topping East Sac County and South Central Calhoun, who tied for second in the final Team Standings with 102 points. Ridge View finished 5th, with 92 points...
Alta-Aurelia golf girls best Newell-Fonda (04/29/16)
NEWELL - The Alta-Aurelia girls beat Newell-Fonda, 185- 210, in a golf dual here Monday. Lexie Patton of Alta-Aurelia was Medalist with a 40 and her sister Annika was Runner-Up Medalist, with a 43. Other scores for the A-A varsity were Erin Lockin 47, Cassidy Boom 55, Maddie Hach 56 and Abbie Wilson 60...
Cherokee Girls Tennis results (04/29/16)
The Cherokee girls tennis team played three matches recently. On Tuesday April 19th, the Braves traveled to Spencer, and the Cherokeans won all their varsity matches - in singles, Dusty Wright won 10-6, Clare Conley 10-0, Jordyn Bingham 10-0, Kylie Mongan 10-6, Aimee Kell 10-2 and Emily Schlenger 10-3...
Cherokee boys play two more tennis matches (04/29/16)
The Cherokee boys tennis team traveled north for a couple of Lakes Conference matches this week. On Friday, the Braves played at Spirit Lake in perfect weather, and though the varsity team was blanked 9-0 by the Indians, the singles matches of Cherokee's #2 player, Cale Pingel, and their #4, Tyler Richardson, both ended in 8-10 scores, so both of those matches could have very easily gone the Braves' way...
South O'Brien boys face AW, HMS in Golf Triangular (04/29/16)
PRIMGHAR -The South O'Brien boys took on Akron-Westfield and Hartley-Melvn-Sanborn in a Golf Triangular here Monday. The Wolverines shot a team total of 185, their lowest total of the spring, but came out on the short end to both opponents, falling to AW 179-185 and to HMS 170-185...
River Valley track teams compete at Mondamin (04/29/16)
MONDAMIN - The Boys and Gurls' track teams from River Valley High School were among teams who competed in the West Harrison Hgh School Co-Ed Invitational Meet here on April 22nd, and both RV teams finsihed 7th in their respective team standings. The Wolverines' Justin Beeson finished second in the Boys 800 Meter Run, with his time of 2:05.93 just.19 behind the winner, and he also placed second in the 400 Meters, with a time of 52.78 - .87 behind the winner...
Cherokee girls 2nd at HMS Invite (04/29/16)
HARTLEY - The Cherokee Washington girls track team recently added the Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn Invitational to its schedule to replace several meets which had beem cancelled due to the weather, and the HMS Invite was run here on Friday April 22. Final team scores were not available, but WHS Coach Travis Schipper stated,...
Alta-Aurelia wins both divisions at home Relays (04/29/16)
ALTA - Alta-Aurelia won the team titles in both the boys and girls divisions at Tuesday's Alta-Aurelia Relays. The A-A girls totaled 153 points to runner up Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn/Remsen Union's 128, with Sioux Central finishing third in the nine team field with an even 100 points...
Cherokee girls top Storm Lake in Golf dual (04/29/16)
CHEROKEE - The Cherokee Washington girls defeated Storm Lake 243-260 in a golf dual on the Cherokee course Tuesday. Cherokee's Kamie Crum was varsity medalist with a 56 and Storm Lake's Brea Baumhover was runner up with a 58. Other scores for the Cherokee Varsity were Josie Kindwall 59, Skylar Gerdes 63, Chandler Hohbach 65 and Emily Robinson and Brooklyn Wissbaum each shot a 71...
Cherokee boys lose close duals at Storm Lake (04/29/16)
STORM LAKE - The Cherokee boys took on Storm Lake in a Lakes Conference golf dual Tuesday in windy conditions at Lake Creek Country Club here. Both the varsity and junior varsity matches were close, with Storm Lake winning the varsity match, 182-183, and also the JV match, 246-248...
Alta-Aurelia girls top GTRA in Golf Match (04/27/16)
GRAETTINGER - The Alta-Aurelia girls golf team continued their unbeaten season here Friday with a 180 - 219 dual win over Graettinger-Terril. Erin Lockin of AA was meet medalsit with a 40 and runnerup Lexie Patton of AA shot a 42. Other scores for the Alta-Aurelia varsity included Annika Patton 45 and Maddie Hach 53., while Cassidy Boom had a 58 and Abbie Wilson 69 for the Warrior varsity. Alta-Aurelia JV scores included Laney Stanton 61, Izzy Hinkeldey 67, and Tali Carr 76...
Golf Tourney May 14th (04/27/16)
There will be a One-Person Best Shot (scramble) golf tournament at the Cherokee Golf Club on Saturday May 14th, with a 9:30 a.m shotgun start. Call the clubhouse (712-225-4687), Tom Bohnenkamp (712-229-5557) or Doug Williams (712-229-7077) to enter. $30 entry fee...
Ege called up to bigs, put right to work (04/27/16)
Former Cherokee High School standout pitcher Cody Ege was called up from Triple-A New Orleans on Saturday, taking his place on the Miami Marlins roster for at least a few days. The Marlins put Martin Prado on the paternity list, which freed up a spot on the 25-man roster for Ege. Prado can only miss a maximum of three games, so it could be a short stay for Ege...
Alta-Aurelia Boys take 2nd at Pocahontas Relays (04/27/16)
POCAHONTAS - The Alta-Aurelia boys took advantage of great weather here Friday night to post several season best times and finish second behind champion South Central Calhoun at The Pocahontas Relays. Alta-Aurelia Coach Wendell Larson said, "You get a nice night like this to run about one time each season. ...
Braves produce 12 seasonal bests at Black Hawk Relays (04/27/16)
HINTON - The Cherokee boys' track team accounted for 12 season best performances at The Black Hawk Relays here last Thursday, as the team finished 4th in the team standings with 88 points. First place performances for the Braves included Ben Lingenfelter in the Discus (144-7) and the Shuttle Hurdle team of Isaac Lafluer, Mason Timmerman, Dax Johnanson and Michael Herwig, with a time of 1:07.9...
Cherokee girls golf at Estherville (04/27/16)
The Cherokee girls' golf meet with Estherville-Lincoln Central and Spencer postponed from Monday, April 18, was held at the Estherville Golf Course on Friday April 22. Spencer was the team winner with a 204, while ELC was second with a 242 and Cherokee finished 3rd at 248...
Braves' golfers split with ELC, Spencer (04/27/16)
The Cherokee boys held their own Friday night and split with ELC and Spencer during a Lakes Conference Triangular at the Cherokee Golf Course. ELC shot a 172 team score, Cherokee 178 and Spencer 179. Cherokee's Charlie Wych played well again, earning runner-up medalist honors with a 41, and Kam Johnson and Mason Pitts both shot 45. Alex Winchell had a 47, Steven Lundquist 50 and Brett Barritt 58 for the Cherokee varsity...
Focusing on the shot (04/22/16)
Cherokee Washington's Chandler Hohbach is shown here putting in recent tournament action. Photo contributed.
A-A girls win triangular golf at Kingsley (04/22/16)
KINGSLEY - The Alta-Aurelia girls posted another triumph here Tuesday when they topped Hinton and Kingsley-Pierson in a triangular golf meet. The Warriors toured the course in a total of 181 strokes to best Hinton's 198 and host K-P's 230. Alta-Aurelia boasted both the Meet Medalist, Erin Lockin, who shot a 42, and the Runner-Up Medalist, Annika Patton, who shot a 43...
Alta- Aurelia, MMCRU girls run at Pocahontas (04/22/16)
POCAHONTAS - The Pocahonts Area Girls' Relays were held here Tuesday in ideal weather conditions, and two area schools, Alta-Aurelia and Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn/Remsen Union, were among the six teams competing. Poachontas Area/Laurens Marathon, the state champs last winter in basketball, showed they had transferred their athletic skills successfully from the court to the oval, winnng the team title with 167 team points. ...
Ridge View, A-A, RV boys run at Ida Grove (04/22/16)
IDA GROVE - On a beautiful night Tuesday - definitely the best weather so far this season - three area boys' track teams took part in the OA/BCIG Relays here. Powerhouse Kingsley-Pierson/Woodbury Central and host Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove dominated the team scoring, with area squads Ridge View, Alta-Aurelia and River Valley finishing 3rd, 5th and 6th, respectively...
Cherokee boys netters' season underway (04/22/16)
The Cherokee Braves boys' tennis team has gotten its 2016 season underway this month, braving cold, windy conditions at most of their matches. The Braves' first match was at Denison on April 8th, when the varsity team dropped 0-9 decision to Denison-Schleswig. ...
Area boys compete at Knight Relays (04/22/16)
ORANGE CITY - The Cherokee, South O'Brien and Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn/Remsen Union boys all competed at the Knight Relays here on Monday, hosted by Unity Christian on the Northwestern College track. Competing in Class A, the Cherokee Braves finished 6th with 39 team points. ...
Cherokee girls win varsity, junior varsity matches with Storm Lake (04/20/16)
STORM LAKE - The Cherokee girls tennis teams posted a pair of 8-1 victories here Friday against Lakes Conference rival Storm Lake. In varsity matches, Cherokee's #1, Dusty Wright, won 10-3 over Stephanie De La Torre; #2 Clare Conley won 10-4 over Yolanda Vang; #3 Jordyn Bingham won 10-7 over Cindy Vang; #4 Grace Boyle won 10-7 over Kartina Chaiyawong; #5 Kylie Mongan won 10-6 over Monika Hill; and #6 Jen Baker won 10-2 over Destiny Syhavong...