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High School

  • Friday Football: 8-man Week 1 Preview

    With one new team part of the mix, the 8-man district 8 group is ready to start the non-district schedule of their seasons.

    Stanton, Essex and East Mills will all be on the road to start the year. The Vikings will hit the road and play Guthrie Center with a 7 p.m. start time.

  • Friday Football: Red Oak/Glenwood set to play at a new site

    The 2A football season also kicks off Friday night around the state. However, for Red Oak, they will be playing the game at a neutral site.

    The game between Red Oak and Glenwood has been moved to Plattsmouth High School in Plattsmouth, Neb. Rain to both the Glenwood and Red Oak football fields led to the game being moved to Plattsmouth, which is located just off of US-34. The game is still scheduled for a 7:30 p.m. start.

  • Friday Football: Week 1 Class A Preview

    Here is the week one preview from Class A District 1.

    It's a new season for the Griswold football team as they kick off the 2014 season with a non-district home game versus Bedford.

    The Tigers look to rebound from their 2013 season, in which they lost three straight games to finish 4-5. They take on a Bedford team that went 1-8, last season. Bedford's lone win last year came against Woodward Academy.

  • Friday Football: Week 1 Class 1A Preview

    The football season has finally arrived. Here is a preview for all the 1A District 8 football games.

    All games for this first week will be non-district.

    Clarinda Academy at Southwest Valley- 7 p.m. at Timberwolf Football and Track Complex

    It's the second year for the Southwest Valley football program, but their first in 11-man football.

  • Sports Calendar: August 26

    It's finally here. The fall sports season has arrived. There are a couple of sporting events going on for Tuesday.

    In Farragut, the Stanton Viqueens volleyball team make their regular season debut when they take on the host Nishnabotna. The JV match starts first at 6:30 p.m. and the varsity is scheduled for a 7:30 p.m. start.

    Meanwhile, the Essex Trojanettes will be in Missouri as they take part in the Fairfax Tournament.

  • Denton set for opportunity with Essex

     ESSEX — The Essex Trojans football team will be putting their team in the hands of a Rebel, not from South Page, but specifically one from Las Vegas.

    Former UNLV quarterback Jon Denton was hired during the offseason to take over the 8-man football program at Essex.

  • 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.