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Friday, Oct. 31, 2014
Ridge View girls lose to Hinton (10/31/14)
SCHALLER - The Ridge View volleyball team took a 24-10 mark into Tuesday's Class 2A matchup with Hinton (17-17), but the Blackhawks beat the Raptors, 27-25, in the first game, then went on to take the next two games as well, by game scores of 25-14 and 25-18, putting an end to the Raptors' season...
Alta-Aurelia girls swept by Unity Christian (10/31/14)
ORANGE CITY - The Alta-Aurelia volleyball team's 20-win season came to an abrupt end here on Tuesday as they were defeated, 3-0, by host Unity Christian in Class 2A Regional volleyball action. Game scores were 25-8, 25-10, 25-11. Jenna Snyder paced the Warrior hitters with 11-11 and four kills, followed by Izzy Hinkeldey 11-14 and six kills, Micah Barnes 10-13 and one kill, and Lauren Rohwer 4-5 and two kills...
South O'Brien loses VB Regional (10/31/14)
HARTLEY - The South O'Brien girls fell to Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn in Class 2A Regional volleyball play here on October 21 by game scores of 15-25, 22-25, 21-25. The loss ended the Wolverines season with an 8-18 season record, and they were 4-7 in War Eagle Conference play...
Iowa prep football final ratings (10/31/14)
1. Clear Lake (11),2. Spirit Lake (2), 3. Williamsburg, 4. Sioux Center, 5. West Union North Fayette, 6. Hampton-Dumont,7. Baxter CMB,8. Cascade,9. Albia, 10.Mediapolis Others receiving votes: Clarinda, Central Lyon-GLR , Dyersville Beckman, South Tama...
MMC moves on to VB semifinals (10/31/14)
REMSEN - Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn swept all three games from Remsen St. Mary's to move on in Class 1A Regional Volleyball Tournament action here Tuesday night, posting game scores of 25-23, 25-22, 25-16. Alison Meehan led Eagle hitters with 20-22 and five kills, followed by Sarah Dreckman 19-21 and nine kills, Haley Moser 14-21 and 10 kills, Emily Moser 11-11 and five kills, and Jasi Vasher 5-5 and one kill...
SB-L handles Cherokee in Regional volleyball (10/31/14)
A skilled Cherokee Wahington High volleyball team fought to the bitter end but couldn't combat the firepower of Sergeant Bluff-Luton to fall 3-1 in Class 3A State Regional action here Monday night. The visiting Warriors claimed game scores of 20-25, 25-20, 25-10, 25-19 to subdue the WHS girls, who end their stellar season with a 21-16 match record while competing in the toughest 3A conference (Lakes) in the State...
Final Iowa HS football rankings (10/29/14)
1. Clear Lake (11), 2. Spirit Lake (2), 3. Williamsburg, 4. Sioux Center, 5. West Union North Fayette, 6. Hampton-Dumont,7. Baxter CMB,8. Cascade, 9. Albia, 10.Mediapolis Others receiving votes: Clarinda, Central Lyon-GLR , Dyersville Beckman, South Tama...
West Bend Mallard hits MMC (10/29/14)
MARCUS - The battling Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn football team totaled 300 yards of offense, including rushing for 148 and passing for 158, but could not get the ball into the endzone often enough to fall 34-13 to a rugged West Bend Mlalard team in 8-player District action here Friday night to end regular season...
Braves end skid with S-O win (10/29/14)
As the sweet sound of the Victory Bell chimed over town, the Cherokee Braves football team, coaches, and fans finally embraced the warmth of winning after a near three-year drought with a hard-fought 25-22 win over 4-5 Sibley-Ocheyedan here Friday night to end the season on the highest of notes...
SOS finishes regular season 7-2 (10/29/14)
AKRON - South O'Brien wrapped up a very successful 2014 regular season Friday night, beating Akron-Westfield, 39-30. The Westerners threw the ball for 309 yards but the Wolverine rushing attack accounted for 365 yards on the ground. The Wolverines' first drive proved to be a quick 3 -and -out. The Westerners then drove down the field, and with the help of a roughing the passer call on 4th and goal, they managed to score three plays later...
HWC trips Ridge View, 31-21 (10/29/14)
HOLSTEIN - Hull Western Christian clipped Ridge View 31-21 in a regular season finale in Class 1A football action here Friday night. Senior QB John Kofmehl rushed for two touchdowns and passed for a third to lead Ridge View's scoring effort. Kofmehl carried the ball 10 times for 45 yards and two TDs, and hooked up with Peyton Boyle ib a 56-yard TD pass play to account for the Raptor scoring. Garrett Lamp kicked three PATs for the host club...
River Valley falls at Ar We Va (10/29/14)
WESTSIDE - River Valley's senior QB Wyatt Fitch accounted for three touchdowns and two 2-point conversions but it wasn't enough as a good Ar We Va team beat the Wolverines 34-28 in 8-player football action here Friday night to end regular season play...
A-A boys earn State XC berth (10/29/14)
HOLSTEIN - The Alta-Aurelia boys punched their ticket to the Class 1A State Cross Country Meet for the 4th straight year here last week, led by a trio of seniors. Those talented runners included Michael Swanson (7th in a time of 17:21), Trenton Delp (11th in 17:38), and Ross Friedrich (15th in 18:01). Jacob Husman was not far behind with a career best of 18:17, good enough for 20th place out of the 135 runners...
A-A falls to West Sioux in finale (10/29/14)
HAWARDEN - The Alta-Aurelia football team saw their season come to an end Friday night as they fell to a powerful West Sioux team by the score of 50-28. West Sioux will go on to face district foe South O'Brien Wednesday night in a playoff game in Paullina, while the Warriors ended their season with a 3-6 record...
Storm Lake swimmers compete at Spencer (10/17/14)
SPENCER-The Tornado swimmers swam in a "pinked out" pool here on Monday in a rematch of their recent home meet with Spencer and Algona, and the results were very similar, as expected, but the "Pink Out" event made for a great crowd and several High School principals from the competing teams took a plunge in the pink tinted pool - with a little help from some of their students - to raise money for fighting breast cancer, all in honor of the mother of one of the Spencer swimmers, who is fighting the disease. ...
SL swimmers have good night at Carroll (10/17/14)
CARROLL- It was another successful night overall for the Storm Lake Girls Swim Team recently, when they swam a double dual with Carroll and Boone. The Tornadoes came out on top against Boone by a score of 49-45 and they tied with Carroll with 47 points earned by each team...
SL swims dual at Sioux City Metro (10/17/14)
SIOUX CITY-The Storm Lake girls' swim team had a good meet against a strong Sioux City Metro team here recently. Though Metro came out ahead, scoring 100 points to Storm Lake's 65, Storm Lake coach Jodi B. Mongan stated that "There were many great races and it was a fun meet."...
Storm Lake swimmers assigned to Fort Dodge Regional (10/17/14)
DES MOINES - The Storm Lake High School girls' swimming team, which is coached by Cherokee's Jodi B. Mongan and includes several Cherokee swimmers, has been assigned to the Fort Dodge Regional Meet, according to the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union...
MMC, SOS run at WEC XC Meet (10/17/14)
MARCUS - The War Eagle Conference Cross Country Meet was run here on Monday, and runners from the strong Orange City Unity Christian teams swept the first four individual places in both the Boys varsity and Girls varsity divisions, and not surprisingly, also took the team championships in both divisions as well...
Baseball Braves seek winter workout space (10/17/14)
The Cherokee Braves baseball team is looking for a building to use this winter for throwing and hitting. The facility must be big enough to set up a couple of batting cages plus a few stations to allow players to sharpen their skills before the spring season...
Ridge View rocks Sibley-Ocheyedan, 35-0 (10/17/14)
HOLSTEIN - Logan Richard was on the receiving end of two touchdowns - one from each opposing quarterback - to fuel Ridge View's convincing 35-0 Homecoming whitewash of Sibley-Ocheyedan in Class 1A District football action here Friday night. Richard, who was earlier named the Rideg View Homecoming King, caught a TD pass from Raptor QB John Kofmehl, returned an interception 70 yards off of Generals' QB Garrett Sayler, and tallied two 2-point conversions to put up 16 of Ridge's View's 35-point total.. ...
Volleyball tourney pairings (10/15/14)
DES MOINES - The pairings for this year's post-season high school volleyball tournament have been released by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union. Here are the pairings for the teams in the Chronicle Times coverage area: In Class 1A, River Valley will be playing Remsen St. ...
Iowa prep football rankings (10/15/14)
1.Clear Lake; 2.Spirit Lake; 3.Williamsburg; 4.Hampton-Dumont; 5.Sioux Center; 6.West Union North Fayette;7.New Hampton; 8.Baxter CMB;9.Cascade;10. Albia 1. Iowa City Regina;2. Calmar South Winneshiek; 3. Fort Dodge St. Edmond;4.West Branch;5.St. Ansgar; 6.IKM/Manning; 7. West Lyon;8.North Cedar;9.Ogden;10.Hinton...
Parking notice for Storm Lake VB (10/15/14)
STORM LAKE - Due to construction and renovation at Storm Lake High School, visiting teams and fans are asked to park in one of two areas for sporting events, such as Saturday's Volleyball Tournament here. 1.Use the normal West Parking lot. Drop off near the Northwest corner of the lot and have students follow the sign along the North edge of the construction fence to enter the North side of the gym. Bus may park along the North side of the lot near the tennis courts...
South O'Brien pulls out win (10/15/14)
PAULLINA - South O'Brien overcame some very poor field position in the first half to defeat Lawton-Bronson here on Friday night in the Wolverines' Parent's Night game. The game was tied, 14-14, in the 3rd quarter, but South O'Brien wound up on top by a 35-14 score...