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High School

  • Red Oak boys golf has mixed results

    Red Oak and Glenwood were supposed to play each other in golf April 18; it wouldn’t be until the end of the week that the two teams would meet.
    Friday, Red Oak traveled to Glenwood, and the Tigers fell to Glenwood, 154-183.
    For Glenwood’s Kobe Rhodes, a dominant season continued. He shot a 32, which was three under par and good enough for a medalist spot. Glenwood also took the runner-up medal, as Eli Bales shot a 40.
    Earlier in the week Red Oak had a nice showing in Fremont County when they took on Nishnabotna, and Southwest Iowa.

  • Results from Griswold golf

    Griswold golf had a solid week of results for both of head coach Chad Rodgers’ squads.
    The boys lost a very close match to Treynor Tuesday in which a fifth golfers score was used to break what was a 168-168 tie. The girls team lost to Treynor, which has the second best 2A golf team in the state.
    Griswold bounced back against AHSTW Friday by getting a win in both the boys and girls match.
    Tuesday, two Griswold boys were able to grab the two lowest scoring rounds of the day.

  • Red Oak golf faces tough week

    The Red Oak girls golf team had two matchups during the past week, as the girls went to Council Bluffs to take on Lewis Central, and hosted Glenwood at home Friday.
    Lewis Central was able to top Red Oak during their match Thursday, taking it by a score of 236-252.
    During a windy but pleasant 65-degree day, Red Oak was able to register a team score because they had enough golfers, which hasn’t always been the case, and was able to get some good results from the golfers.

  • Southwest Valley hosts Timberwolf Relays in Corning

    Thursday night Southwest Valley hosted 14 girls track teams from across the area in the Timberwolf Invitational. Shenandoah won the meet with 119 points, with Southwest Valley finishing fourth with 76 points.
    Griswold, Stanton, East Mills and Red Oak were also at the meet. Griswold finished fifth with 61 points, East Mills took seventh with 27 points, Stanton finished ninth with 22 points and Red Oak finished 11th with 16 points.
    Southwest Valley

  • Red Oak tennis faces tough week

    It was a tough week for the Red Oak boys tennis team, as it dropped a close match to Shenandoah Tuesday, was edged by St. Albert was beaten by Glenwood Friday.
    Tuesday, head coach Dan Martinez’s squad almost made a comeback against Shenandoah during the doubles portion of the meet, but came up just short.
    In singles play, Weston Rolenc lost to Dalton Stoaks, 10-1, but Keatis Kunze and Jesse Taylor were able to make up for it by winning both their matches.
    Kunze defeated Devon Ashenfelter, 10-7, and Taylor defeated Brodie Jones, 10-5.

  • Red Oak hosted track invitational Tuesday

    GEOFF PRESTON
    Red Oak Express
    It was familiar confines for the Red Oak boys track and field team April 19 when it hosted an invitational at the Dick Morrison Track.
    The invitational welcomed Clarinda, Mount Ayr, Riverside, and Shenandoah to Red Oak.
    The Tigers had some impressive results across the board.
    Sprints
    In the sprints, Hayden VanMeter led the way for Red Oak in the 100-meter dash, finishing second with a time of 11.59. Isaac Pappas was behind VanMeter, finishing ninth with a time of 12.64.

  • John Stallach competes in state swim meet

    Eleven-year-old John Sallach from Red Oak started his swimming season Jan.4. It was a succesful onefor the young swimmer that saw him participating at the highest level of club swimming in Iowa, The Greater Iowa Swim League state meet in Grinnell, which took place March 5.

    Sallach is a member of the Clarinda Red Tide Swim Team and coached by David Lind.

  • Boys track teams compete at Cardinal Invitational

    Tuesday night the girls Cardinal Invitational was delayed due to lightning and thunder. Although the weather was windy and cold Friday for the boys Cardinal Invitational the lightning stayed away and the meet was competed.

    Red Oak, Stanton, Southwest Valley, Griswold and East Mills were in Clarinda for the meet, and there were solid results from all four schools.

    Red Oak

  • Wind and cold don't stop Tiger Invitational

     Geoff Preston

    Red Oak Express

    It was the theme of many athletic events during the past week in Southwest Iowa: cold, windy weather made times slower at the Tiger Invitational in Red Oak.

    Despite the poor weather, a theme prevailed from most of the coaches: everyone has to deal with the weather.

  • Lightning shortens meet at Clarinda

    What started out as a mild, sunny Tuesday at Clarinda High School quickly turned into a dark, stormy evening as the girls Cardinal Relays was delayed midway through due to lightning.

    The meet was ultimately halted following the 4x200 meter relay.

    Essex, Red Oak, Stanton, East Mills, Southwest Valley and Griswold were able to post results before weather stopped the meet.

    Red Oak