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High School

  • Iowa State leaves impact on Red Oak volleyball camp

     RED OAK — Camps have become much more common during the summer for high school athletics. 

    It’s no different for the Red Oak volleyball program, who brought in representatives from Iowa State University for a satellite camp at the high school last Wednesday and Thursday.

    “We’ve got firepower, we’ve got experience,” Red Oak volleyball coach Angela Montgomery said. “The challenge for us is to figure out how we’re going to keep going up, not just being okay where we’re at.”

  • Vannausdle to walk on at NWMSU

     RED OAK — After much time and consideration, Red Oak tennis player Paige Vannausdle has her collegiate future in mind.

    Vannausdle will be a walk-on for the Northwest Missouri State University tennis team in Maryville this fall.

    She made it official with her announcement last Wednesday at Red Oak High School.

  • Guerra, Taylor picked for H-10 baseball team

     The Red Oak baseball team had two players picked for the Hawkeye 10 all-conference team, released last Wednesday.

    Carlos Guerra and Jesse Taylor were both picked to be part of the team.

    Guerra was chosen as a utility player for the second team, while Taylor was a honorable mention as an infielder.

  • Red Oak Express Male Athlete of the Year: Hayden Berry

     There wasn’t much change for Hayden Berry in his life following his first state title in high school bowling earlier this year. He did say he talked to some people  before that hadn’t necessarily talked with him.

    “Friends that I wasn’t close friends with talked to me more,” he said.

    Berry, the 2013-14 Red Oak Express Male Area Athlete of the Year, put his stamp on winning the award following his performance at the 1A state bowling tournament at Plaza Lanes in Des Moines Feb. 24.

  • Red Oak Express Female Athlete of the Year: Carmen Subbert

    When Carmen Subbert was younger, she sat on the bleacher seats in the Stanton High School gymnasium, watching and looking up to the players, whether it was volleyball or basketball.

    She looked up to her older sisters, Christa and Kadie, the latter whom she played a season with on varsity in several sports during freshman year. She looked up to many players during that time.

    When her time came, it was Subbert who was in the spotlight; drawing admiration from young girls sitting in the same bleachers she did years ago.

  • Sorensen, Confer and Currin lead Corner picks

     The Stanton, Essex and East Mills baseball teams each had representatives listed on the all-conference Corner Conference team, released last week.

    Stanton had two first team players, while Essex had one and East Mills had four.

    Leading the way for Stanton on the all-conference first team list was David Sorensen, who was one of five unanimous selections.

  • 2014 Red Oak Express All-Area Softball Team (Full list)

    Here is the full list of the Red Oak Express All-Area Softball team for the 2014 season. This list includes the first and second team, as well as honorable mentions.

    First Team

  • 2014 Red Oak Express All-Area Baseball Team (Full list)

    Here is the full list for the Red Oak Express All-Area Baseball team, which features first and second teams, as well as honorable mentions.

    First team

  • Stanton, East Mills, Essex represented in Corner softball selections

     Stanton, East Mills and Essex are all well represented on the all-conference softball team for the Corner Conference, released last Monday.

    Stanton and East Mills each had two first team players and Essex had five.

    Carmen Subbert was a unanimous first team selection in the infield for the Viqueens.

    Outfielder Chelsea Weis also represented Stanton on the first team.

    Subbert finished her senior season with 29 hits, 29 runs batted in and 24 runs scored.

  • Vikings fall short in loss to Lenox

     LENOX — The Stanton Vikings baseball season came to an end last Tuesday in the 1A district quarterfinals when they lost 12-2 in six innings to the Lenox Tigers at Lenox High School.

    Lenox scored four runs in the sixth inning to get the win via the 10-run mercy rule.

    Stanton scored both of its runs in the fifth inning to prevent the shutout.