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Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014
South O'Brien splits with West Sioux (12/19/14)
PAULLINA - In a pair of War Eagle basketball games here against West Sioux last Friday, the South O'Brien Wolverines came away with one win and one loss. The West Sioux gals took the opener, 52-36, to lift their mark to 4-0, as Shay Lund scored nine points to lead the Wolverine girls (2-4)...
Ridge View boys 7-0 with big win (12/19/14)
HOLSTEIN - The Ridge View boys basketball team improved its season record to a sparkling 7-0 with a convincing 62-20 victory over Westwood in Western Valley Conference action here Tuesday. Ridge View coach Ken Slater stated,"We rebounded the ball well tonight, with Ryan Currie pulling down nine in three quarters of work. ...
E-LC boys down Braves (12/19/14)
Estherville-LC forged a 32-21 halftime bulge and then hung on down the stretch to take a 60-44 Lakes Conference boys basketball win over the Cherokee Braves here Tuesday night. Tyler Faist led the struggling Cherokee offense with 17 points, the only Brave to crack double figures in the game...
WHS girls trim E-LC, 54-35 (12/19/14)
Kaely Hummel scored 20 points and Olivia Dagel 17 to lead the Cherokee Washington High girls to a convincing 54-35 Lakes Conference basketball win over Estherville-LC in Cherokee Tuesday night. Cherokee zoomed out to a 14-4 lead in the first quarter and both teams tallied 14 points each in the second frame to forge a 28-18 halftime lead for the home team. The WHS gals then outscored the Midgets 26-14 in the second half to seal the deal...
South O'Brien girls topple R-U (12/19/14)
PAULLINA - The South O'Brien girls lifted their season record to 3-4 with a 38-27 War Eagle Conference win here over Remsen-Union on Tuesday. Shay Lund led the Wolverines in scoring with 10 points, and the junior also had eight rebounds and stole five passes. Ally Sweeney and Olivia Sickelka each scored six points for South O'Brien...
SOS boys 5-1 with win over R-U (12/19/14)
PAULLINA - The South O'Brien boys jumped out to a 36-4 lead in the first quarter of their basketball game here with Remsen-Union Tuesday, and the Wolverines held a commanding 66-11 lead at the half on their way to an easy 86-28 War Eagle Conference victory over the winless Rockets...
MMC boys drop two games (12/19/14)
Trinity Christian doubled the score 20-10 in the second quarter on the way to a 57-44 boys basketball victory over Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn in Hull Friday night. Four players hit double figures for Trinity Christian led by Collin Heynen with 22, followed by Matt Kooima 12, Jordan Kooima 11, and Blake Meyer 10. Heynen also grabbed 12 rebounds for a sweet double-double performance, and Jordan Kooima pocketed eight and registered six assists...
MMC girls move to 5-0 (12/19/14)
The undefeated Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn girls ran their early season record to a sparkling 5-0 with a decisive 60-43 win over Trinity Christian in Hull Friday night, and a 58-35 victory over Remsen St. Mary's in Marcus last week. Trailing 10-9 after the first quarter against St. Mary's, the MMC gals kicked it into a higher gear to outscore the Hawks 43-14 in the second and third quarters to seal the deal...
Iowa High School Boys Basketball Poll (12/19/14)
1.Waverly-Shell Rock; 2.MOC-Floyd Valley;3.Spirit Lake; 4.Dubuque Wahlert;5.Webster City;6.Central Clinton, De Witt;7.Creston;8.Algona;9. Davenport Assumption;10. Humboldt Others receiving votes: Mount Vernon,Spencer, Bishop Heelan, Le Mars, Fort Madison, Gilbert , Xavier, Cedar Rapids, Carlisle...
MMC boys drop two games (12/19/14)
Trinity Christian doubled the score 20-10 in the second quarter on the way to a 57-44 boys basketball victory over Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn in Hull Friday night. Four players hit double figures for Trinity Christian led by Collin Heynen with 22, followed by Matt Kooima 12, Jordan Kooima 11, and Blake Meyer 10. Heynen also grabbed 12 rebounds for a sweet double-double performance, and Jordan Kooima pocketed eight and registered six assists...
Raptors boys stay undefeated (12/19/14)
The Ridge View boys came out strong in their Western Valley Conference basketball game with Woodbury Central last Friday- putting together a 12-0 run in the first quarter- and the Raptors were able to build on that lead throughout the first half and third quarter, on the way to a 58-37 win over the Wildcats...
Ridge View gals fall to Wildcats (12/19/14)
HOLSTEIN - Woodbury Central took a 47-30 lead into halftime, and they maintained that lead in the second half as they rolled to a 69-47 Western Valley Conference win over Ridge View in girls basketball action here Friday. Ridge View had three players score in double figures - Karlen Lamp with 19 and Chelsea Taylor and Emily Brosamle 11 each, but so did Woodbury Central, as Halle Gray scored 17 points, and Hallie Still and Keely Steffen each scored 10...
River Valley girls split two games (12/19/14)
CORRECTIONVILLE - The River Valley girls split two recent basketball games in Correctionville, falling 57-38 to Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto Friday night, and beating Whiting 57-29 here Monday night. The visiting Rams raced away to a 25-8 lead in the opening quarter to get their grips on that game as Taylor Goettsch was the lone Wolverine to break into double figures with 10 points, and Alison Brown adding seven. ...
A-A girls lose two (12/19/14)
LAURENS - Pocahontas Area, the #1 ranked team in the state in Class 3A, showed why when they took on a pretty good Alta-Aurelia team here last Friday. Led by 5-3 sophomore Elle Ruffridge, who sank an amazing 12 three-point baskets and netted 41 points in all, the Indians strolled to a 76-47 Twin Lakes Conference win over the Warriors, who came into the game with a 4-1 record. ...
Warrior boys fall to Pocahontas, top Woodbury Central (12/19/14)
LAURENS - Pocahontas Area tallied a 44-35 win in a low-scoring Twin Lakes Conference boys basketball contest here last Friday. Sean Berg led the Alta-Aurelia scoring with eight points, while Tanner Youngberg led Pocahontas Area with 11. Alta-Aurelia's loss dropped their season record to 2-2...
Morrow, Zeimen champs at S-O (12/17/14)
SIBLEY - The Cherokee Braves crowned two champions at Saturday's Sibley-Ocheyedan Wrestling Invitational, with Hunter Morrow winning the 152-pound division, and Tyler Zeimen claiming the 160-pound weight class. Morrow posted a 2-0 match record on the day, pinning Jayd Payne of West Lyon in :43, and defeating Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn's Derek Erdman 5-0...
Mat Braves win 2 of 3 matches (12/17/14)
POCAHONTAS - The busy Cherokee Braves won two of three matches at last week's Pocahontas Area Wrestling Quadrangular also featuring the host Indians, Sioux Central, and North Union. Cherokee blitzed Sioux Central 54-6 in a dual where only four matches were contested and there were 10 forfeits. ...
Braves tumble in double dual (12/17/14)
EMMETSBURG - The Cherokee Braves dropped a wrestling double dual against Emmetsburg and Alta-Aurelia here last week, falling 53-24 to the host E-Hawks, and losing 54-24 to the Warriors. Cherokee was victimized by four open weights resulting in four forfeits accounting for 24 team points in each of the two setbacks...
MVAO rocks River Valley (12/17/14)
CORRECTIONVILLE - Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto jumped out to a 35-18 lead in the first period and kept the pressure on the rest of the way to chart a convincing 91-42 boys basketball win over River Valley here Friday night. Wyatt Fitch led the host Wolverines with 20 points, and Tucker Zahnley added 10. RV sank 18-46 field goals for 39 percent, was just 1-8 from the foul line, and meshed 5-17 three-balls in the game...
Spirit Lake smacks Braves (12/17/14)
SPIRIT LAKE - A resounding 32-8 scoring run in the second quarter carried the rated, undefeated Spirit Lake boys to an 88-33 Lakes Conference basketball win over Cherokee here Friday night. The Braves made 14-46 field goals for a cold 30 percent shooting effort, and converted just 2-4 free throws and 3-22 three-pointers...
Indians eke by WHS gals (12/17/14)
SPIRIT LAKE - The ranked Spirit Lake Indians outscored Cherokee 20-7 in the pivotal fourth quarter to overcome a game-long deficit that reached as many as 15 points on several occasions to claim an intense and heart-breaking 48-47 Lakes Conference basketball victory over Cherokee here Friday night...
Cherokee girls clip Ridge View (12/17/14)
Kaely Hummel and Makenna Carver combined for 32 points to lead Cherokee to a methodical 57-44 basketball victory over Ridge View in Cherokee Saturday night. Hummel scored 17 points and Carver 15, while Olivia Dagel and Brookelyn Hoeppner added eight apiece to the Washington High cause...
Ridge View handles Braves (12/17/14)
The undefeated Ridge View boys steadily pulled away through four quarters to record a 75-45 victory over Cherokee's Braves here Saturday night in non-conference basketball action. The Raptors shot a sizzling 56 percent on 29-52 field goal shooting, and drained 13-22 free throws and 4-9 three-balls...
NW Iowa Bulldogs prepare for 1st season (12/15/14)
AURELIA - The fledgling Northwest Iowa Bulldogs semi-pro football team held tryouts for the team in November in the gymnasium at the Aurelia school. Team co-owner Zach Nixon said that 35-45 men were planning to attend the tryouts, but some of the prospective players and the coaches were unable to make it because of the snow that fell that day, with many calling to say they had to turn back because of the weather...
A-A Wrestlers beat WHS, Emmetsburg in double dual (12/15/14)
EMMETSBURG - The Alta-Aurelia wrestlers traveled to Emmetsburg on Thursday, December 11th to take part in a double dual against Emmetsburg and Cherokee.The Warriors opened with a victory against Cherokee and finished with a second win against Emmetsburg to push their early season record to 4-0...