High School

  • Sports Calendar: April 8

    The spring sports season continues Tuesday with several more track meets around the area.

    In Glenwood, the Boys Ram Relays will be taking place. The Red Oak boys track team will be at the meet, which is scheduled to start at 5 p.m. Other Hawkeye 10 teams, as well as a couple of Council Bluffs schools will also be in attendance.

  • Red Oak seeking High School Sports Hall of Fame nominations

    RED OAK — The Red Oak High School athletic department is calling for nominees for the Red Oak Sports Hall of Fame.

    Athletes are eligible for nomination 10 years after graduation. Additional criteria includes playing multiple sports, character, as well as special awards with the high school career, for example receiving all-conference or all state honors.

    The criteria for coaches covers years of service, career record, awards and the year of retirement.

  • Southwest Valley falls in golf opener at Clarinda

    CLARINDA — The Southwest Valley varsity golf team opened the 2014 season with losses to Clarinda Thursday.

    The boys lost 174-194, while the girls lost 196-221.

    Evan Baldwin had the best round of the day for Southwest Valley’s boys when he shot a 40. Baldwin missed out on being a potential medalist runner-up by one stroke.

    William Roberts meanwhile finished with a 48 to place second for the Timberwolves. Ryan Carlson was one stroke back with a 49.

  • Walker’s wins key in Red Oak track start

    CRESTON — It was a big day for one Red Oak girls track athlete during last Tuesday’s Hawkeye 10 Southern Division meet in Creston.

    In her first varsity appearance for Red Oak, Kate Walker won both the 400-meter dash and the 800-meter race for Red Oak.

    In the 400, Walker held off Shenandoah’s Sydney Graber by .15 second to win with a time of 1:04.85. Her teammate Nikki Graber finished fifth in the same race with a time of 1:07.87.

  • Red Oak scores strong finishes in first meet

     RED OAK — The baseline is set for the Red Oak boys track program for this season. 

    Highlighted by a win in the 3,200-meter race, Red Oak finished fifth with a score of 34 points at last Tuesday’s Hawkeye 10 Southern Division meet at the Dick Morrison Track in Red Oak.

    “We’re only going to get better and that’s what is exciting about it,” Red Oak boys track coach Barry Bower said.

  • Sports Calendar Note for April 3

    The Stanton boys and girls track meet scheduled for Thursday has been postponed because of inclement weather. As of now, no make-up date has been announced.

  • Sports Calendar: The start of a new season

    We've finally reached the month of April, which means we're now in the spring sports season.

    As of now, all the track meets are on as scheduled, despite the colder temperatures in the forecast for today. The temperature high is only expected to reach the upper 40s for Tuesday.

    The Red Oak track teams will be in action for Tuesday, although at different sites, as part of the Hawkeye 10 Southern Division meet.

  • State Bowling Note

    On behalf of the Red Oak Bowling Program and the Red Oak High School, I wanted to recognize Austin LeRette for accidentally being left off a list of student/athletes who helped make the bowling program successful this year. 

    Austin is the son of Scott and Teresa LeRette and is a Senior at Red Oak.  During the bowling season, Austin was instrumental in organizing and helping keep score during home and away meets. Austin was a letter-winner as a manager for the 2014 bowling season. 

  • Tiger athletes receive academic honors

     Several Red Oak student athletes were selected to the Hawkeye 10 All-Academic team for winter sports 2013-14.

    In basketball, Blake Bergren, Sabrina Guerra and Evan Mellott were chosen. Austin Streicher was chosen for wrestling. Abbey Pratt was picked for wrestling cheerleaders.

    In bowling, Hayden Berry, David Terry, Evan Mellott and Christopher Allison (manager) were selected.

    The all-academic team features senior letterwinners with a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or above.

  • Red Oak boys basketball to hold free throw-a-thon

     RED OAK — The Red Oak High School boys basketball team will hold a Free Throw-A-Thon April 4 in the high school gymnasium.

    The event starts at 6 p.m. and will feature all 2014-15 Red Oak basketball players (incoming 9th-current 11th grade).

    Each student athlete will be given the chance to shoot 100 free throws to raise money for personal practice gear for each one in the program.

    Donations can be made per free throw or through a flat amount. All checks are to be made payable to Red Oak High School.