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Wednesday, Apr. 26, 2017
WHS girls 2nd at HMS Meet (04/26/17)
HARTLEY - The Cherokee Washington High girls had a solid showing at the recent Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn Relays, notching six firsts, including four relays. The sprint medley relay of Madison Hidgdon, Maddie Weiland, Brianna Sleezer, and Kassidy Pingel won in 1:57; the 4x200 relay of Hodgdon, Megan Brown, Weiland, and Pingel won in 1:53; the 4x800 relay of Lily Anderson, Ashlyn Samsel, Aangel Stevens, and Kiley Kennebeck won in 11:03; and the 4x400 relay of Sleezer, Weiland, Anderson, and Pingel won in 4:20.. ...
SB-L wins Raptor Relays (04/26/17)
HOLSTEIN - The Sergeant Bluff-Luton boys ran away from the field in the boys’ division of Monday’s Raptor Coed Relays here, scoring 220 team points to far outdistance runner up Alta-Aurelia, which totaled 96 points as a team/ Host Ridge View finished third with 84 points, and River Valley was 7th, with 14 points...
Braves run in Blackhawk Meet (04/26/17)
HINTON - The Cherokee track and field Braves had a great night at the Hinton Blackhawk Boys Relays here Thursday, snagging four firsts, including a new meet record for the Braves special shuttle hurdle relay unit. The Braves scored 100 points for fourth place in the team race...
A-A girls top N-F in TLC Dual (04/26/17)
AURELIA - The Alta-Aurelia girls beat Newell-Fonda, 193-204, in a Twin Lakes Conference dual match Monday on the Par 35 Aurelia course. Alta-Aurelia’s Annika Patton was meet meadlist with a round of 37, and A-A’s Erin Lockin was runnerup with a 45. Other A-A varsity scores were Abbie Wilson 54, Morgan Wilson 57, Cassidy Boom 57 and Laney Stanton 63. Addie Cosgrove shot a 56 for the A-A junior varsity and Sydney Stanton shot a 64...
A-A boys top N-F in TLC Dual Golf (04/26/17)
ALTA - The Alta-Aurelia varsity boys beat Newell-Fonda, 172-186, in Twin Lakes Conference Dual Golf action Monday on the Alta Golf Course. Alta-Aurelia’s AlexSnyder was meet medalist with a 3-over par 39, and teammates Nick O’Bannon and Jacob Hull were runnerup medalists, each recording a score of 44. Other A-A varsity scores were Ryan Radke 45, Keaton Mork52 and Alex Sangwin 56...
WHS golfers 3rd at Le Mars (04/26/17)
LE MARS - Host Le Mars won the Le Mars Girls Golf Invitational here last week, carding a 417 team score, followed by Hull Western Christian 422, Cherokee 425, Le Mars Gehlen 431, Sioux City East 443, Sioux Central 445, abd Sioux City Heelan 463. Sophua Fedders of Le Mars was medalist with a 91 in the 18-hole competition...
Ridge View golfers clip Braves (04/26/17)
The Ridge View boys clipped Cherokee 208 to 231 in a golf dual last week at the Cherokee Golf Course. Damon Williams paced the Braves with a 56, followed by Jake Zweifel 57, Dylan Hamilton 58, Nathan Agnitsch 60, Braydon Stowater 66. Gus Leonard was medalist for Ridge View with a 48, followed by Jack Mentzer 52, Colton Wunschel 53, Brent Price 55, and Jared Vohs 56...
Spencer takes two from WHS in boys’ tennis match (04/26/17)
CHEROKEE- The Washington High boys tennis teams hosted the teams from Spencer Thursday and the Tigers came away with a 8-1 victory in varsity play and a 4-0 win in j.v. play. In varsity singles matches, Cherokee took just one match, with the Braves’ Tyler Richardson winning 11-9 over Spencer’s Trey Sievers. ...
Cheroke girls slam Spencer (04/26/17)
SPENCER - The Cherokee Washington High girls smacked Spencer 9-0 in Lakes Conference tennis action here last week. In sweeping the varsity singles, Cherokee’s Jordyn Bingham won 10-3 at #1, Dusty Wright won 10-2 at #2, Kylie Mongan won 10-3 at #3, Clare Conley won 10-0 at #4, Grace Boyle won 10-1 at #5, and Courtney Aden won 10-8 at #6...
Alta- Aurelia boys take 4th at Pocahontas (04/26/17)
POCAHONTAS - Host school Pocahontas Area/Laurens-Marathon edged South Central Calhoun, 122-120, to win the Pocahontas Boys Relays here Friday. Manson - Northwest Webster finished third in the team standings, followed by Alta-Aurelia, Emmetsburg and Eagle Grove...
OA-BCIG Coed Track (04/24/17)
IDA GROVE - The OA-BCIG Coed Track Meet was run here on a cold and windy night Thursday, and the Ridge View teams were among the eight teams who braved the elements. The Ridge View boys finished seventh in the team standings, scoring 30 pointsThe Raptors’ top finish was in the 4 x 100, where Jake Mitchell, Tyler Wingert, Ryan McGure and Caden Wandrey finished second, with a time of 47.48. ...
A-A, Ridge View, RV compete at Holstein Golf Meet (04/24/17)
HOLSTEIN - Woodbury Central won a five - team boys’ golf meet here on Thursday with a team score of 158 strokes for nine holes, and the Wildcats also had the meet medalist and runner-up medalist, with Anthony Gallagher shooting a round of 36 and teammate Dustin Widman totaling 37...
Cherokee Shooters compete at Emmetsburg (04/24/17)
EMMETSBURG - The Cherokee Shooting Sports Club competed in a meet at Emmetsburg on Saturday April 15th, with the Intermediate/Advanced team of Simon Mummert, Evan Appleby, Joshua Lauck, Kolton Stowater and Taylor Korleski finishing 4th in their division - missing 3rd place by just two birds, and Sydney Lauck finishing second individually in the Rookie division...
Cherokee, Alta-Aurelia Trap Shooters compete at Schaller Meet (04/24/17)
SCHALLER - The Cherokee and Alta-Aurelia Trap Shooters, members of the American Trap League, competed in a meet in Schaller, hosted by the Ida County Trap team, on Saturday April 8th The Cherokee County Shooting Sports Intermediate/ Advanced squad of Simon Mummert, Joshua Lauck, Kolton Stowater, Taylor Korleski and Caden Thomas placed second in their division, with Lauck placing third individually, while Chrissa Deeds of the Cherokee club placed 7th in the Girls’ Senior Division...
SOS girls dual Akron-Westfield (04/21/17)
The South O’Brien girls lost a golf dual o Akron - Westfield Tuesday. Coach Heath Reichle commented, “The weather was gorgeous, but the girls were a little rusty coming off Easter break.” Freshman Rachel Sohn and senior Ally Sweeney tied with a round of 53 and Sohn took 4th after a card playoff. Coach Reichle said, “Rachel hit her driver really well today and it was great to see her come in with that score.”...
SOS boys edge A-W in golf dual (04/21/17)
The South O’Brien varsity boys edged Akron-Westfield, 179-180, in a golf dual Tuesday. SOS Coach Noah DeYager commented, “It was a beautiful weather night. Cam Maxwell and Sam Nelson both had good nights, topped off by two beautiful tee shots on hole 6 that left tap-ins for birdie for both guys.”...
IHSAA to honor officials (04/21/17)
Paul Fuhrman of Cherokee, and Mark Brighton and Jerry Moser of Marcus are among 166 Iowa High School Athletic Association officials to be recognized this year at the OHSAA Officials Recognition Banquet & Awards Ceremony Saturday, April 29, at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines...
A-A boys edged by SL in golf dual (04/21/17)
STORM LAKE - The Alta-Aurelia and Storm Lake boys played a golf dual at the Lake Creek Country Club Tuesday, and the Tornadoes prevailed by a three stroke margin, 187-190. Erick Masters of Storm Lake was meet meadlit with a 42 over the nine hole course and Alta-Aurelia’s Alex Snyder was runner-up with a 45...
A-A girls take 4 firsts at Poky (04/21/17)
POCAHONTAS - The Alta-Aurelia girls finished 4th in the Team Standings at Tuesday’s Girls’ Pocahontas Relays. The Warriors had four first place finishes - Lily Peterson in the 400 Meter Dash, with a time of 1:01.28; Lauren Rohwer in the 800 Meter Run, in a time of 2:31.25; Alicia Turnquist in the 400 meter hurdles, in 1:11.21 ; and the 4 x 800 Relay team of Gracie Meier, Turnquist, Fredericksen and Rohwer, with a winning time of 10:36.41...
A-A Shooting Team competes at Coon Rapids (04/21/17)
COON RAPIDS- The Alta-Aurelia Trap Shooting team competed in team competition her on Saturday April 15th. The Middle School squad of Brock Mier, Alex DeRoos, Tyler Peterson, Zach Erpelding and Ethan Arnts placed 3rd, while individually, in the Rookie class of boys, Alta-Aurelia’s Kramer Drzycimski placed first and teammates Brayton Discher and Branden Schmidt placed second and third, respectively...
Cherokee Co-ed Relays Tuesday (04/21/17)
The Cherokee Co-ed Relays are on tap for Tuesday April 25th at Geirge Hicks Field at Cherokee Washington High School. Field events begin at 4:30 p.m. and running events at 5 p.m. Eight boy and eight girls teams are enetered in the one-class competition this year...
Ridge View, River Valley boys compete at OABCIG Track Invite (04/21/17)
IDA GROVE - Ridge View and River Valley both competed at Tuesday’s OA-BCIG Boys Intational Track Meet here, withe Raptors finishing 5t and the Wolverines 7th in the Team Standings., which were topped by the KIngsley-Pierson/Woodbury Central squad. Raptors’ Coach Dale Tokheim commented, “We had a nice night weather - wise, but we had a depleted team, with injuries, illness, and disciplinary actions all hurting our numbers.  ...
Braves run in Knight Relays (04/21/17)
ORANGE CITY - The Cherokee Braves focused on the relay races to score in 11 events and place fourth in the team statdings with 70 points at Tuesday’s Knight Relays hosted by Orange City Unity Christian. Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley won the team title with 103 points, folllowed by Hull Western Christian 98, Le Mars 83, Cherokee 70, Unity Christian 69, Sheldon 69, MOC-FV 50, and Sioux Center 40...
A-A gjrls place 2nd at Manson (04/19/17)
MANSON - The Alta-Aurelia girls finished second in the team standings at Thursday’s Kruse Co-Ed Meet here, scoring 126.5 team points to trail champion Pocahontas Area /Laurens-Marathon, which scored 154 points. First place finishes for the Warriors included Lily Peterson in the 400 Meters (60.9), Lauren Rohwer in the 800 (2:32.24), Alicia Turnquist in the 400 meter hurdles (1:12.29) and the 4 x 800 team of Gracie Meier, Lily Peterson, Alicia Fredericksen and Lauren Rohwer, in a time of 10:36.57.. ...
Cherokee track girls run at Spirit Lake (04/19/17)
SPIRIT LAKE - The Cherokee Washington High girls placed fourth in the tem scoring at last week’s Spirit Lake Track & Field Invitational, totaling 68 points to winning Spencer’s 211. Host Spirit Lake was second with 96, followed by Okoboji 90, Cherokee 68, Estherville-LC 39, North Union 36, and South O’Brien 27...