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Friday, Jan. 20, 2017
Area prep statistics impressive (01/20/17)
Ridge View girls sail, 65-49 (01/20/17)
SIOUX CITY - The Ridge View girls handled Siouxland Christian 65-49 in basketball action here Tuesday night. Beth Pickhinke paced the Raptors with 18 points, followed by Emerson Else 10, Paige Todd nine, Kinzey Dutler eight, and Harlee Wagoner seven...
River Valley girls tumble (01/20/17)
SIOUX CITY - River Valley’s girls dropped a 71=25 basketball game to Siouxland Christian here last week after falling behind 42-15 at halftime. Marie Sauvain ;ed the visiting Wolverines with 10 points, and Makenna Thomas added six. Alycen Knaack had six rebounds and Sidney Zahnley five for RV...
Ridge View boys fall to Siouxland Christian (01/20/17)
HOLSTEIN - The Ridge View boys hosted Siouxland Community Christian here Tuesday in a Western Valley Conference basketball matchup, and the Raptors came out on the short end, losing to the Eagles by a final score of 63-40. Ridge View Coach Dale Tokheim commented, “I thought we had too many turnovers and did not get back in transition defense and gave up way too many easy lay-ups.  We need to recognize who wants to shoot and who wants to drive for (the opponent).  ...
Warriors 6th at TLC Tourney (01/20/17)
LAKE VIEW - The Alta-Aurelia wrestlers finished sixth in the team standings at the January 14th Twin Lakes Conference Wrestling Tournament, but the Warriors crowned two individual champs - Skylar Solko at 152 pounds and Nick Gaes at 195 pounds. Warriors’ 132 pounder Chris Langner won 2nd place in his division, while Sam Sherkenbach (113) and Sam Zimmerman (138) each placed 3rd...
Ridge View boys top OABCIG (01/18/17)
HOLSTEIN - The Ridge View boys took on Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove in Western Valley Conference basketball action here Friday and the Raptors came out victorious, 50-39. “I thought we had a great team effort.  I was real happy with the way we shared the ball and made the extra pass.  Plus, I thought we showed some patience offensively,” commented Ridge View coach Dale Tokheim...
Raptor Wrestlers compete at WVC (01/18/17)
Ridge View wrestled at Saturday’s Western Valley Conference Tournament, and three Raptors wrestlers made it to the finals in their weight class. At 152, Lance Else wrestled Wyatt Schoenherr from West Monona in the semi-finals, a match that he had lost by fall earlier in the season, and Else won the match, 2-1, to make it to the finals, where he fell to his opponent...
South O’Brien boys split (01/18/17)
The South O’Brien boys played a couple of close basketball games over the weekend. On Friday, the Wolverines lost by a narrow one point margin, 46-45, to the Le Mars Gehlen Jays. Carson Louscher scored 16 to lead SOS, while Jackson Louscher added 11 points and John Weaver chipped in with eight. Jackson Louscher and Case Moermond each had six rebounds for South O’Brien, and Drew Faust had five boards...
MMCRU girls no match for A-W (01/18/17)
AKRON - The traditionally strong Akron-Westfield girls pounded out a convincing 74-19 win here Friday over the Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn/Remsen-Union girls. The Royals, who were only able to muster a total of eight points over the final three quarters, were led in scoring by Aspen Woodall, who netted five points...
MMCRU Boys fall at Akron (01/18/17)
AKRON - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn/Remsen-Union varsity boys dropped a 71-57 War Eagle Conference basketball game to host Akron-Westfield Friday night. Two Royals - Chris Schmid and Jerome Holmes - each scored in double figures, Schmid with 13 points and Holmes with 12...
Warrior boys move to 9-1 (01/18/17)
HARTLEY - The Alta-Aurelia boys shut our Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn in the second quarter and went on to post a decisive 63-29 win over the Hawks in non-conference basketball action here on Saturday. The Warriors’ Carson Kruger had a double-double to lead A-A, scoring 11 points and grabbing 10 rebounds. while Alex Snyder also scored 11, and Jaden Henrichs added 10 for the Warriors, who improved their season mark to 9-1 with the victory...
E-LC basketball tailgate Jan. 20 (01/18/17)
ESTHERVILLE - The Estherville WaTanYe is hosting a tailgate from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, for the Cherokee versus E-LC girls and boys basketball games. A walking taco will be served, along with bar and bottle of water for $6, with proceeds benefiting WaTanYe, a local service organization that provides donations to local libraries and scholarships for E-LC students...
Cherokee girls split 2 games (01/18/17)
The undefeated 11-0 Cherokee Washington High girls had the tough task of hosting third ranked (2A) Hull Western Christian last Friday night in Cherokee and the Wolfpack's size and length proved too much as they beat Cherokee, 88-75. The well-coached Wolfpack’s height and defensive acuity shut down Cherokee’s explosive perimeter game and nullified any inside advantage...
Mat Braves post 2-1 mark (01/18/17)
HOLSTEIN - The Cherokee wrestling Braves continued to show improvement, posting a 2-1 match record at a quadrangular meet here last week. The Braves beat host Ridge View 60-15, and Woodbury Central 43-27, and lost 37-34 to Pocahontas Area. Cherokee triple winners during the night were Mason Hill, Tyler Zeimen, and Treighton Schubert...
Braves wrestle at Le Mars Invite (01/18/17)
LE MARS - The Cherokee Braves notched a first, second, and four thirds at the rugged Le Mars Wrestling Invitational here Saturday, won by Sibley-Ocheyedan with 256 team points. West Sioux was second with 172, followed by Le Mars 166, Cherokee 159, Sioux City North 133, AHSTW-Adel 144, Sioux Center 109.5, Hinton 97, Sheldon-Siuth O’Brien 73, South Sioux City 66, Sioux City West 49...
Braves go 1-1 over weekend (01/18/17)
Coming off a win earlier in the week, the Cherokee boys basketball team looked to keep momentum rolling hosting #1 (2A) Hull Western Christian Friday night, but the Wolfpack were able to derail the Braves by a score of 81-44. The Braves controlled the tempo of the game early on, with five players scoring in the quarter, but HWC led 17-14...
BVU names new football coach (01/16/17)
STORM LAKE - Buena Vista University Director of Athletics Jack Denholm is excited to announce the hiring of Grant Mollring as the University's new head football coach. Mollring has been the offensive coordinator at Hastings College in Hastings, Neb., for the past three seasons, and before that was the offensive coordinator for four seasons at Doane College in Crete, Neb. He also served as both a recruiting coordinator and quarterback's coach at both institutions...
AA wins 1 of 3 duals (01/16/17)
The Alta-Aurelia wrestlers competed in dual matches against East Sac County, Carroll Kuemper and Graettinger-Terril/Ruthen-Ayrshire Thursday night. The Warriors were triumphant in their match with East Sac, winning by a team score of 45-24, and the team fell to Kuemper 45-31 and GTRA 57-15...
MMCRU gals fall to Gehlen (01/13/17)
MARCUS - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn/Remsen Union varsity girsl basketball team fell behind quickly in their War Eagle Conference matchup with Gehlen Catholic here Tuesday and the Royals trailed by 26 points heading into the 4th quarter. They gained a little ground in the final quarter, but Gehlen Catholic wound up victorius by a final score of 52-36...
Gehlen boys upend Royals (01/13/17)
MARCUS - The Gehlen Catholic boys took a 36-14 lead into halftime, on their way to a 55-29 win here over host Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Remsen Union in War Eagle Conference hoops action Tuesday. No Royals reached double figures in scoring, with Cam Schueder topping the team with eight points. Jerome Holmes scored seven and grabbed eight rebounds, while Chris Schmid had five points and seven rebounds and Devin Lux also scored five points and added five boards...
Braves handle Hawks, 51-28 (01/13/17)
HARTLEY - The Cherokee Braves played their fourth consecutive basketball road game Monday in Hartley against the Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn Hawks, hoping to pick up their first victory of the road trip. Despite a slow start to the game, the Braves were able to get help from their bench players and pick up their first win in 2017, defeating the Hawks 51-28...
11-0 WHS girls hit HMS (01/13/17)
HARTLEY - The Cherokee Washington High girls basketball team traveled to Hartley Monday night to take on the Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn Hawks with the goal of improving their record to 11-0 on the year. The Braves used hot shooting on a cold night to pick up a convincing 79-54 victory...
South O’Brien boys top MMCRU (01/11/17)
PAULLINA - The South O’Brien boys got off to a 26-8 first quarter lead over Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn/Remsen Union here Friday night, and the Wolverines never looked back, as they posted a 79-41 War Eagle Conference win over the Royals. Carson Louscher netted 28 points for South O’Brien, including 3 of 6 three point attempts and a perfect 5-5 at the charity stripe. ...
South O’Brien girls over MMCRU in War Eagle basketball (01/11/17)
PAULLINA - The South O’Brien varsity girls hosted Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn/Remsen Union for a War Eagle Conference basketball game here on Friday, and the Wolverines led all the way en route to a 41-27 win over the Royals. The Wolverines had a balanced scoring attack, as Shelby Schueder scored eight points, Taryn Hintz seven, Whitney Sickelka six and Savanna Sickelka five...
Ridge View grapplers win one, lose one at dual meet (01/11/17)
SLOAN - Ridge View wrestled a pair of duals her on Thursday January 5th, with the Raptors losing to host Westwood in one dual, by a score of 57-21, and in the second dual, Ridge View triumphed over Kingsley-Pierson, 54-12. Evan Else (285 lb. class) and Lance Else (152 lbs.) were both 2-0 for Ridge View, and Raptors Coach Caleb Christensen praised Trent Miller, Tyler Smith and Evan Else for each having matches where they started out trailing, but came back with big wins in the end...