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Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016
A-A wrestlers fall in Regional Duals (02/12/16)
SIBLEY - The Alta-Aurelia wrestlers competed in their third straight Regional Duals Tuesday at Sibley. The Warriors wrestled host Sibley-Ocheydan, ranked #5 in the state. and lost the dual, 48-34, and fell short of securing a spot in the championship match and a trip to the State Dual tournament. Sibley-Ocheydan went on to beat West Lyon, 45-25, in the Championship Match...
South O'Brien wins big over CC-E (02/12/16)
EVERLY - The South O'Brien boys' basketball team celebrated its first War Eagle Conference title since 2004 here Tuesday with a resounding 79-38 non - conference win over Clay Central-Everly. Damon Struve hit on 6 of 9 two point attempts and 4 of 5 from behind the arc, as he totaled 26 points to lead the Wolverines. Brian Haden added 12 points, and Kyle Paulsen and Cody Johanson chipped in with eight and seven points each, respectively, for South O'Brien...
SOS gets 60-34 win over RSM (02/12/16)
REMSEN - The South O'Brien boys outscored Remsen St. Mary's 20-3 in the second quarter of their War Eagle Conference basketball game here on Saturday, helping the Wolverines coast to a 60-34 win. Kyle Paulson scored 18 points and Cameron Maxwell 14 to lead the South O'Brien scoring, while Damon Struve added nine points and Cody Johanson eight...
Raptors lose to MVAO (02/12/16)
MAPLETON - The 7th ranked (Class 2A) Ridge View boys basketball team found the going rough in the Western Vallley Conference Tournament championship game against Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto Saturday night. The Raptors trailed throughout the game and lost to the Rams by a final score of 50-32...
WHS girls fall to HWC (02/12/16)
Simply put, the top-ranked Hull Western Christian girls proved too big and too good for the gritty Cherokee Washington High girls here Tuesday night after absconding from the WHS gym with a decisive 79-63 win and the 2015-16 Lakes Conference girls basketball team title with a 13-1 record...
A-A, Ridge View wrestlers to Districts (02/12/16)
IDA GROVE- The Ridge View and Alta-Aurelia wrestling teams each traveled to Ida Grove on Saturday to compete in a Class 1A Sectional Tournament. Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove won a tight team race, beating Alta-Aurelia by a single point, while Ridge View finished in 5th place out of 7 teams with 125.5 points...
19-1 Cherokee girls win 2 more (02/10/16)
The busy Cherokee Washington High girls checked off two more Lakes Conference wins last week, defeating visiting Emmetsburg 69-40 Thursday night in a weather make-up, and vaulting Spencer 82-55 in Spencer Friday night. The pair of victories gives 4th-ranked (3A) Cherokee a splendid 19-1 season mark, including a 12-1 Lakes Conference slate and a league tie with #1 (2A) Hull Western Christian (18-2, 12-1)...
MMC girls walloped by Unity Christian (02/10/16)
MARCUS - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn girls were never in the game in their War Eagle Conference basketball tussle with powerful Unity Christian in the Marcus gym Friday. Unity jumped out to a 26-12 lead after the first quarter and increased their margin to 27 points at the half, on their way to a final 75-44 win over the Lady Eagles...
5 Braves move to Districts (02/10/16)
The Cherokee Braves qualified five wrestlers, including two champions, for Saturday's Class 2A Districts in Sheldon after Sectional Tournament action in Cherokee last Saturday. Cherokee's two champions were Tyler Zeimen at 160 pounds and Mason Meitzenheimer at 195. Runner-up finishers - and also qualifiers for Districts -were Charlie Wych at 285, Matt Stines at 145, and Collin Johnson at 126...
MMC teams split with A-W (02/10/16)
AKRON - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn basketball teams came away from their doubleheader Saturday with host Akron-Westfield with a win and a loss. In the opener, the Lady Eagles edged the Westerners by four points, 49-45, led by another outstanding performance from Sarah Dreckman. ...
Raptors lose to MVAO in Conerence Tourney (02/10/16)
MAPLETON - The 7th ranked (Class 2A) Ridge View boys basketball team found the going rough in the Western Vallley Conference Tournament championship game against Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto Saturday night. The Raptors trailed throughout the game and lost to the Rams by a final score of 50-32. Tyler Wingert was the only Ridge View player to hit in double fiigures, finishing with a total of 11 points for Coach Dale Tokheim's Raptors, now 16-2...
SOS rides big 2nd quarter to 60-34 win over RSM (02/10/16)
REMSEN - The South O'Brien boys outscored Remsen St. Mary's 20-3 in the second quarter of their War Eagle Conference basketball game here on Saturday, helping the Wolverines coast to a 60-34 win. Kyle Paulson scored 18 points and Cameron Maxwell 14 to lead the South O'Brien scoring, while Damon Struve added nine points and Cody Johanson eight. ...
Cherokee girls top E'burg (02/08/16)
Cherokee's talented freshman tandem of Payton Slaughter (11) and Kassidy Pingel work hard on defense to sandwich their Emmetsburg opponent during Cherokee's win here Thursday night. Game statistics were not made available in time for today's issue. Read all about it in Wednesday's Chronicle Times...
Boys BB tourney pairings (02/08/16)
BOONE - The pairings for Class 1A and 2A of Iowa High School Boys basketball have been announced, and here are the first game matchups for the school in the Chronicle Times coverage area: In Class 1A, River Valley will meet Westwood at 8 p.m. on Monday, February 15th in a first-round District 1 game at Sloan, and the winner of that game will advance to a second round game against Lawton-Bronson in Lawton on Thursday, February 18th...
Lady Eagles top SOS, 54-37 (02/08/16)
PAULLINA - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn girls improved their sparkling season record to 16-2 with a 54-37 win over South O'Brien in War Eagle Conference basketball action here Thursday. Sarah Dreckman rained in an amazing seven of her eight three point attempts and totaled 29 points to lead the Lady Eagles, and Ashley Hurd chipped in with 13 points. ...
South O'Brien boys rip MMC (02/08/16)
PAULLINA - The South O'Brien boys had no trouble in their game here against Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Thursday. The Wolverines jumped out to a 28-10 first quarter lead and cruised from there, winning the War Eagle Conference match by a convincing 87-36 final score...
Braves edge E-Hawks, 58-54 (02/08/16)
The Cherokee Braves, showing some resilience and a refuse-to-lose mentality that's been lacking from time to time this season, stayed the course to chart a hard-earned 58-54 Lakes Conference boys basketball fivtory over a physical Emmetsburg team here Thursday night...
MMC boys fall to St. Mary's (02/05/16)
MARCUS - Remsen St. Mary's parlayed a 26-9 scoring advantage in the first quarter to a resounding 79-53 victory over the Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn boys in basketball action here last Friday. The host Eagles were led in scoring by Jacob Spieler's 23 points and eight rebounds but it wasn't enough to sidetrack the potent Hawks who ran their season record to 12-4 and had three players hit double figures, including Jacob Wesselmann 22, Nicholas Ruden 20, and Ethan Biezuns 13...
Lady Eagles smack Hawks (02/05/16)
MARCUS - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn girls raced out to a 34-16 halftime lead on the way to a convincing 63-31 basketball win over Remsen St. Mary's here last Friday night. Sarah Dreckman led the Eagles with 20 points, followed by Ashley Hurd 15, and Brooklyn Treinen 11. Emily Moser grabbed nine rebounds to lead the winners on the boards, while Hurd pocketed six and Dreckman led in assists with seven...
Alta-Aurelia tops WBM (02/05/16)
ALTA - With leading scorer Josh McCormick out for the season, the last thing Alta-Aurelia Coach Chris Abaraywanted to see was the team's second leading scorer, Carson Kruger, also go down wih an injury, but that's exactly what happened Monday night. Kruger left the Warriors' game here with West Bend-Mallard in the first quarter with an ankle injury...
Cherokee girls rock SL (02/04/16)
Thirteen players scored and all 14 saw considerable action as the 4th ranked Cherokee Washington High girls basketball team trampled a winless Storm Lake club, 86-23, in Lakes Conference action in Cherokee Friday night. Kaely Hummel led a balanced Cherokee team with 16 points, while Makenna Carver added 13, Paityn Hagberg 11, Payton Slaughter nine, Kassidy Pingel nine, and Olivia Dagel eight...
Storm Lake shoots by Braves (02/04/16)
A hot-shooting Storm Lake team canned 15-27 three-pointers against a lackluster Cherokee defense on the way to a convincing 85-62 Lakes Conference boys basketball victory in Cherokee Friday night. All told, the Tornadoes sank 32-63 field goals for 51 percent, including a sizzling 56 percent from three-balls to seal the deal and avange the Braves win in Storm Lake earlier in the season...
Cherokee basketball games Thursday (02/04/16)
The Cherokee versus Emmetsburg girls and boys varsity basketball games scheduled for Tuesday night were rescheduled for Thursday night in Cherokee due to Tuesday's blizzard. The girls game will start at 6 p.m. Thursday followed by the boys game. There will be no JV games...
Stines Lakes wrestling champion (02/04/16)
SPENCER - The Cherokee Braves crowned one champion at Friday's Lakes Conference Wrestling Tournament here and placed sixth in the team standings featuring eight league teams. Cherokee's Matt Stines earned his Conference Championship by winning the title at 145 pounds with a 2-0 record. Stines pinned Mason Mohr of Le Mars in 1:25 and then beat Emmetsburg's Dillon Van Oosbree 4-2 in the finals match...
Raptors to WVC BB championship game (02/04/16)
HOLSTEIN - The 7th ranked (Class 2A) Ridge View boys basketball team overcame poor shooting and turnovers Monday to defeat Woodbury Central, 52-50, in the semifinals of the Western Valley Conference Tournament. "It was a nice win," said the Raptors' first-year coach Dale Tokheim. " We did not play very well offensively, but I think you have to give credit to Woodbury Central. They had a great game plan and their defense took us out of our game."...