• Kiwanis Closed Junior Tennis Tournament Results

    The 31st Annual Kiwanis Junior Closed Tennis Tournament was held on Saturday, July 19 as the final event of the YMCA’s 2014 summer youth tennis program. Participants took part in singles and doubles competition. 

    The winners are listed in the photo above.

  • YMCA volleyball camp starts soon

     The Montgomery County Family YMCA, in cooperation with the City of Red Oak Park and Tree Board, will be offering its annual Girls Summer Volleyball camp that will consist of a skills portion and mini tournament play. 

    This camp has been designed for elementary aged students with a focus on development of fundamentals. 

  • Sign-ups begin for Tigers Football Camp

     The Montgomery County Family YMCA and the City of Red Oak Park and Tree Board are sponsoring the 2014 Tiger Football Camp. 

    The camp is open to all interested students that are entering third through 12th grade this upcoming school year. 

    The Tiger Football Camp will be under the direction of Red Oak High School Varsity Football Coach Barry Bower and his assistants. 

  • YMCA set for volleyball camp later this month

     The Montgomery County Family YMCA will be hosting the Jessica Phillips-Rinehart Summer Volleyball Camp that has been designed to teach and review skills for girls entering 3rd-8th grade this fall. 

    The camp will be held at the YMCA gymnasium, under the direction of Jessica Phillips-Rinehart, a former Red Oak High School standout. 

    Jessica completed her first year as head coach at Ankeny Centennial High School leading them to a state semi-final appearance. 

  • Race Weekend: May 31

    It's another weekend to catch racing around the area.

    Adams County Speedway

    There is some separation between some of the leaders in the series' at Adams County Speedway.

    The closest points race at the moment is in the Northland Oil Pro-Stocks series. Brad Derry (127) holds a three point lead over Joe Zadina, with Greg Miller and Tony Hardisty close behind. All four placed in the top four spots last week, with Miller winning, Derry second, Hardisty third and Zadina fourth.

  • Race Weekend: Dennis, Plowman leading the pack

    The racing season continues for this weekend as racing will be taking place in both Corning and Harlan.

    Adams County Speedway

    This weekend at Adams County Speedway will feature a Kid's Candy Drop.

    In the Poet Biorefining Modifieds standings, Jesse Dennis leads the pack. Dennis has three wins (including last week) and five top five finishes in five starts this season.  He currently has 141 points for the season . Brian Foote and Todd Van Eaton both sit in a tie for second.

  • YMCA girls basketball camp starts this month

     The Montgomery County Family YMCA, in partnership with the City of Red Oak Park and Tree Board, will be offering a 3rd–9th grade girls basketball ‘FUN’damentals camp Saturday mornings, from April 26-May 24. The camp will take place in the YMCA’s gym.

    This five-week camp is designed to review the basic fundamentals with 5th-9th grade girls. 

  • Stanton’s Hallquist receives distinguished service award

    Stanton resident Kevin Hallquist received the Distinguished Service Award from the Iowa Football Coaches Association (IFCA).

    Hallquist, a long time volunteer for the athletic program at Stanton, was presented his award Friday night by the University of Iowa Head Football Coach Kirk Ferentz.

  • YMCA spring tennis lessons start soon

     The Montgomery County Family YMCA will be offering its next session of Youth and Adult Group tennis lessons beginning the week of April 14. These group lessons will be taught by local instructor Rudy Kinard and will last five weeks. 

    Mr. Kinard has an extensive background in teaching tennis to all age groups.  He has taught in Atlanta. at several country clubs and also served as Head Pro at the St. Marlo Country Club for fourteen years. He has been giving private lessons in the Red Oak area the past 16 years.

  • Fifth annual TRYathlon event planned for April 19

     RED OAK — The Red Oak Kiwanis Club will be hosting the fifth annual Red Oak TRYathlon April 19  at 9 a.m.

    Registration will begin an hour before as forms are available at mcymca.com or can be picked up at the Montgomery County Family YMCA, located at 101 E. Cherry St. in Red Oak.