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Monday, Dec. 5, 2016
Area basketball slate (12/02/16)
Friday痴 area basketball schedule includes boy-girl twin bills featuring Clay Central-Everly at MMCRU in Marcus, River Valley at Woodbury Central in Moville, Lawton-Bronson at Ridge View in Holstein, and Harris-Lake Park at South O達rien in Paullina...
SOS girls top MMCRU. 42-32 (12/02/16)
MARCUS - The South O達rien girls held a 10-1 lead over MMCRU after the first quarter here Tuesday night. It was pretty even from there out, but that early lead held up, and the Wolverines went on to score a ten point victory, 42-32, in War Eagle Conference basketball...
South O達rien boys win big over Royals, 65- 29 (12/02/16)
MARCUS - The South O達rien boys jumped to a 22-5 lead after one quarter and never looked back, as they posted a 65-29 War Eagle Conference basketball win over host Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn/Remsen Union Tuesday. Carson Louscher and Peyton Braser each netted 18 points for the winners, and they were joined in double figures by Cameron Maxwell, who scored a dozen. Layn Case and Drew Faust each had three steals for the Wolverines. Chris Schmid paced MMCRU with eight points, and Joel Johnson added six...
A-A, Ridge View, West Sioux Double Dual (12/02/16)
HOLSTEIN - The wrestlers from West Sioux , Ridge View and Alta-Aurelia competed in a Double Dual here on Tuesday, with West Sioux taking both of their matches and Alta-Aurelia topping Ridge View. 220: Trenton Miller (R) over Wyatt Johnson by fall, 3:16; 285: Darlyn Marquez (WS) over Evan Else by Major Decision, 13-3; 106: Adam Allard (WS) won by forfeit; 113: Dillon Lynott (WS) won by forfeit; 120: Seth Salker (WS) won by forfeit; 126: Sergio Mendoza (WS) won by forfeit; 132: Alex Chavez (WS) won by forfeit; 138: Brandon Schuller (WS) over Dylan Wood by fall, 3:41; 145: Kory VanOort (WS) over andres Carbajal by fall, 3:04; 152: Lance Else (R) over Trevor Schuller by Major Decision, 16-7; 160: Victor Hernandez (WS) over Jake Mitchell by fall, 3:32; 170: Cole Maxson (WS) over Trentin Moeller by fall, 1:21; 182: Aden Waterman (WS) over Chance Hansen by fall, 1:54; 195: Michael Trageser (WS) over Tate Phillips by fall, 2:31. ...
A-A boys top Ridge View, 55-42 (11/30/16)
The Alta-Aurelia varsity boys basketball team overcame Ridge View 55-42 in a non-conference basketball game Monday night. The game was knotted at 8-all at the end of the first quarter and Alta-Aurelia moved to a five point edge, 22-17, at halftime. Ridge View Coach Dale Tokheim commented, 的 thought we played very well at times ... ...
BVU痴 Henningsen to Play in Annual National Bowl Game (11/30/16)
STORM LAKE Buena Vista senior wide receiver Jalen Henningsen, who prepped at Alta High School, has been selected to play in the seventh annual National Bowl Game in Daytona Beach, Florida, on Sunday, December 4th. Henningsen will play on the American team wearing number 84...
A-A girls go 1-2 in opening games (11/30/16)
The Alta-Aurelia varsity girls basketball team has played three contests so far this season, and the Warriors have won one and lost two. On November 18th, Alta-Aurelia hosted Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven/Ayrshire, and the Warriors held a narrow 30-28 lead going into the 4th quarter before a 25 point final period let GTRA nab a 53-49 win. Junior Lily Peterson had a double-double for A-A with 16 points and 10 rebounds, while fellow junior Erin Lockin scored 14 points...
WHS girls clobber MNW, 73-36 (11/30/16)
MANSON - The fourth-ranked Class 3A Cherokee Washington High girls basketball team played up to their pre-season acclaim by utilizing a dominating second half to obliterate Manson NW Webster 73-36 in a season opener Monday night. Three players reached double figures to propel the fast-paced, defensive-minded Cherokee club again capably coached by Heath Hagberg and assistant coach Brandon Slkaughter...
Braves handle MNW, 58-47 (11/30/16)
MANSON - The Cherokee Braves stayed the course while defeating Manson NW Webster 58-47 in a season opener here Monday night. After jumping out to an 18-6 lead in the first quarter, the Braves lost their offensive intensity and cohesion to allow the Mustangs to hang around the rest of the way, with Cherokee leads of 6-16 points pretty much the norm the final three periods. The Braves led 37-2 at halftime, and 43-30 heading into the last quarter...
Area Sports Schedules ... South O'Brien (11/28/16)
Tuesday Nov 22 at Alta-Aurelia (G) Tuesday Nov 29 at MMCRU (Marcus) Friday Dec 2 Harris-Lake Park at Paullina Saturday Dec 3 at Sheldon Tuesday Dec 6 Hinton at Paullina Friday Dec 9 at Akron - Westfield Tuesday Dec 13 Unity Christian at Paullina...
Area Sports Schedules ... Ridge View (11/28/16)
Saturday November 19- Girls Jamboree at Storm Lake Saturday November 26 - Boys Jamboree at Storm Lake Monday November 28 - Alta-Aurelia Friday December 2 - Lawton-Bronson Tuesday December 6 - at River Valley Friday December 9 - Kingsley-Pierson...
Area Sports Schedules ... MMCRU (11/28/16)
Thursday Nov 17 G Jamboreeat Marcus Tuesday Nov 29 South O'Brien at Marcus Friday Dec 2 Clay Central-Everlyat Marcus Tuesday Dec 6 Trinity Christian at Remsen Friday Dec 9 at Hinton Tuesday Dec 13 Harris-Lake Parkat Marcus Saturday Dec 17...
Area Sports Schedules Alta-Aurelia (11/28/16)
Fri Nov 18 GTRA (GIrls) Sat Nov 19 Girl's Jamboree at Storm Lake Tue Nov 22 South O'Brien (Girls) Sat Nov 26 Boy's Jamboree at Storm Lake Mon Nov 28 Ridge View at Schaller Fri Dec 2 Storm Lake St. Mary's (Boys) Tue Dec 6 at Sioux Central Fri Dec 9...
Winter Sports Schedules for area high schools - Cherokee Washington (11/28/16)
Saturday Nov 19 Jamboree at Storm Lake (G) Saturday Nov 26 Jamboree at Storm Lake (B) Monday Nov 28 at Manson Northwest Webster Tuesday Dec 6 at Spirit Lake Friday Dec 9 Estherville/Lincoln Central at Cherokee Saturday Dec 10 Ridge View at Cherokee...
Senior football Braves (11/25/16)
Cherokee Braves senior football players this season included, front row, left to right, Joel VandeLune, Mason Pitts, Michael Herwig, Isaac Lafleur, Mason Timmerman, Travis Steffans. Back, Ben Lingenfelter, Trey Valentine, Braydon Clyde, Caleb Claycamp, Kam Johnson, Jaron Wood. Absent, Noah Kremer...
Olivia Dagel signs with USD (11/23/16)
Cherokee Washington High senior Olivia Dagel has signed a letter of intent for track and field at the University of South Dakota. She was recruited by USD Coyote throws coach and three-time Olympian thrower AG Kruger. Olivia, who also excelled in basketball and volleyball at WHS, is flanked here by her parents, Bruce and Leah Dagel of Cherokee. Back, WHS track and field coaches Travis Schipper, Lynn Jolly and Matt Hoskinson...
INA All-State Football (11/23/16)
Three South O達rien players, two from Cherokee, and one from Alta-Aurelia have been selected to the Iowa Newspaper Association痴 2016 All-State Football teams. Cherokee senior Ben Lingelfelter was a Class 2A first-team pick as an offensive lineman and senior Trey Valentine was named to the third team as a wide receiver. ...
Braves named All-District FB (11/18/16)
The Cherokee Braves placed seven football players on the 2016 Class 2A All-District First Team. Cherokee senior players so honored are lineman Caleb Claycamp, lineman Isaac Lafleur, lineman Braydon Clyde, lineman Ben Lingenfelter, tight end Mason Timmerman, and receiver Trey Valentine; and junior linebacker Tyler Zeimen...
IFCA honors for Koch, Fry (11/18/16)
Cherokee Washington High Activities Director and coach Scott Koch, and Alta-Aurelia coach Mike Fry, are among those being honored at this year痴 Iowa High School Football Championships in the Cedar Falls UN-Dome. The Iowa Football Coaches Association (IFCA) will honor their Don Taft Award winners for Jr. High Coaches of the Year and their assistant coaches, and Koch is being honored in Class 2A and Fry in Class 1A...
WHS Volleyball (11/18/16)
Cherokee Washington High volleyball team members, including varsity letterwinners, attended the recent team post-season banquet honoring the 2016 team痴 success on the court under first-year coach Will Baumann. Photo contributed
Alta- Aurelia FB Awards Night (11/11/16)
ALTA - The Alta-Aurelia football team had its Awards Night last weekend. Jared Weiland, Skyar Solko, Kaleb Sleezer, Trevor Robbins and Nick Gaes were all named to the First Team All District team, while Jason Hinkeldey and Collin Johnson were Second Team selections, and Adan Henrich and Aric Stephan received Honorable Mention...
Jordan Wendel signs with Butler baseball program (11/11/16)
ALTA - Alta-Aurelia student Jordan Wendel signed a National Letter of Intent Wednesday to play baseball at Butler University of Indianapolis, Indiana. This marks the first time that the Alta-Aurelia program has had a Division I baseball signee. Wendel, a catcher, batted .361 last season with six doubles, three triples, six home runs and 21 RBI...
Iowa 8-Man, D-8 All-District FB Team (11/09/16)
Audubon: Tyler Riebhoff (Jr.), Nolan Smith (Jr.), Josh Lange (Jr.), Garrett Inman (Sr.); Ar-We-Va: Alex Kock (Sr.), Derek Schurke (Sr.), Jake Danner (Sr.), Zack Kraus (Sr.); Coon Rapids-Bayard: Sam Obert (Sr.), Brandon Riley (Sr.), Brody Schlepp (Sr.), Isaac McAllister (Sr.); Charter Oak-Ute: Jay Krier (Jr.), Kolton Nelson (Jr.), Seth Bielenberg (Sr.); Boyer Valley: Cory Nelson (Sr.), Ryen Rudd (Sr.); Glidden-Ralston: Wyatt Klocksiem (Sr.), Samuel Brant (Sr.); West Harrison: Thomas Peasley (Sr.); .. ...