High School

  • Guerra, Taylor selected for H-10 baseball team

     The Red Oak baseball team had two players picked for the Hawkeye 10 all-conference team which was released Saturday night.

    Carlos Guerra and Jesse Taylor were Red Oak’s representatives on the all-conferece list. Guerra was picked for the second-team, while Taylor was an honorable mention seleciton.

    Both players were big for the Tigers during the season.

  • LeRette picked for Express Male Athlete of the Year

     Rome wasn’t built in a day. Or at least that is what Logan LeRette recalled cross-country coach Curt Adams telling him once.

    “It sums up the entire running career that I’ve had. The success that I’ve had, it can’t come overnight,” LeRette said. “It’s a lifestyle and everyday you’ve got to wake up with the mind-set of getting the studies done and when it’s time, you’ve got to put in your time and the miles.”

  • Walker picked as Express female athlete of the year

     Red Oak athlete Kate Walker had a busy 2014-15 season, going to state in five different sports.

    Walker went to state in cross-country, volleyball, basketball, track and tennis.

    Walker is the female recipient for the Red Oak Express Athlete of the Year for the 2014-15 school year.


    The fall sports season was a busy one for Walker. In addition to leading the volleyball team captain, Walker added a new sport to her accolades: cross-country.

  • YMCA best-ball golf tourney set

     The 2015 YMCA 18 Hole Four-Person Best-Ball Golf Tournament will take place on Saturday, Sept. 19 at the Red Oak Country Club in Red Oak, Iowa with a 9 a.m. shot-gun start. 

    Be the first golfer to get a Hole-In-One on hole No. 4 and win a 2015 Jeep Cherokee Latitude from major sponsor Red Oak Chrysler.

  • Trojanettes lead first team all-conference picks

    Five Essex and three Stanton players were chosen for first team all-conference released by the Corner Conference last week.

    Of the five that were chosen for the Trojanettes, two of them, pitcher Sara Skalberg and outfielder Bethany Johnson, were unanimous selections.

  • Streicher lone Red Oak pick for H-10 team

     The Red Oak softball team had one player picked for the Hawkeye 10 All-Conference softball team.

    Infielder Sydney Streicher was an honorable mention addition to the team.

  • 2015 Red Oak Express All-Area Baseball Team Honorable Mentions

    Here is the list of honorable mentions for the All-Area Baseball team. They will be listed by team:

    Red Oak

    • Will West
    • Ryker Connell
    • Ryan Lundgren


    • Donnie Weis
    • Drake Johnson
    • Chris Jones
    • Jacob Lindgren
    • Connor Hultman
    • Reece Anderson
    • Dustin Isaacson

    Southwest Valley

  • 2015 Red Oak Express All-Area Softball Honorable Mentions

    Here is the list of honorable mentions for the Red Oak Express All-Area Softball team. They will be listed in order of school:

    Red Oak

    • Sydney Streicher
    • Sarah Behrens
    • Zoey Welter
    • Jasmine Forward
    • Kamryn Buntrock


    • Heidi Vanderholm
    • Logan Wagg
    • Mallorie Wookey
    • Devin Druivenga
    • Ally Focht


  • Stanton knocked off by Bedford in districts

     LENOX — Two-out runs can really hurt a team.

    It did a number on the Stanton Vikings when they gave up seven of them, including six in the second inning, as they lost their 1A district quarterfinal game last Tuesday 11-1 in five innings to the Bedford Bulldogs at Lenox High School.

    The six-run second inning came at a time when Stanton (9-9) was tied 1-1 with the Bulldogs and were one out away from getting out of the inning.

  • East Mills eliminated by Tri-Center

     COUNCIL BLUFFS — After taking the lead early, the East Mills Wolverines fell short of knocking off Tri-Center when they lost 4-2 last Tuesday in the 1A district quarterfinals at St. Albert High School.

    East Mills got on the board early with a run to take a 1-0 lead.