High School

  • T’Wolves get both wins for week

    CORNING — The Southwest Valley girls’ basketball team has a three-game winning streak after defeating Pleasantville 62-40 Friday night at Southwest Valley High School.

    The Timberwolves took a 17-7 lead at the end of the first quarter and never looked back.

    Marie Palmer led the way for Southwest Valley with 15 points and nine rebounds. 

  • Late bucket snaps Tigers’ win streak

     RED OAK — For Kuemper Catholic, their last scoring opportunity came on a wing and a prayer.

    It was Kierstyn Bauer who provided the miracle, snatching the inbounds pass and tossing up a floater as time expired, putting it through the net and ending Red Oak’s 10-game winning streak, defeating the Tigers 50-49 at Red Oak High School Friday night.

    “It was a bizarre ending,” Red Oak forward Grace Blomstedt said.

  • Red Oak wrestling takes eighth at ADM

    ADEL — The Red Oak wrestling team took eighth at Saturday’s ADM Tournament in Adel.

    Red Oak finished with a score of 59.5 points. Ames took first with 206.5, while Atlantic was second and Dallas Center-Grimes finished third.

    Tanner Mertz was the top finisher for Red Oak as he took first in 145 lbs. division. Luke Mellott placed third at 152 points. Alec Selberg was fourth at 132 lbs. and Caleb Orme was fifth at 126 lbs.

    Red Oak Quad

  • Sports Calendar: January 20

    It's a busy day on the sports calendar for Tuesday, so here's what is going on:

    The Corner Conference basketball tournament continues Tuesday night when the boys take to the court for quarterfinal action.

    In Stanton, the two quarterfinals feature Stanton versus Nishnabotna and Fremont-Mills against Heartland Christian. FM and Heartland Christian play first at 6 p.m., with the Stanton game to follow afterward.

  • Sports Calendar: Red Oak-Kuemper Catholic set for H-10 showdown

    There's a lot of big basketball match-ups for Friday night, but the biggest will happen in Red Oak when the Tigers face off against Kuemper Catholic in a battle of 3A-ranked Hawkeye 10 teams.

    It's all part of a doubleheader that starts at 6 p.m. with the JV game. The varsity girls game is scheduled for a 7:30 p.m. start.

    Both Red Oak and Kuemper Catholic are ranked in the latest 3A rankings released by the IGHSAU. Red Oak remains sixth, while Kuemper Catholic dropped a spot to 11th.

  • 2015 Corner Conference Basketball Tournament set

    The Corner Conference brackets were released Wednesday morning. Here is the bracket for both the boys and girls basketball tournament.


    The seeding for the boys tournament is as follows:

  • Sports Calendar: January 13

    Nothing is going to stop all the fun action planned for Tuesday, certainly not the cold temperatures.

    Bowling and Wrestling

    The day starts in the afternoon when the Red Oak bowling team hosts its annual tournament. The boys and girls varsity tournament features Creston, Harlan, Lewis Central, Shenandoah and Lamoni. The Red Oak bowling tournament starts at 3:30 p.m. at Red Oak Lanes.

  • Red Oak bowling splits versus LC, Shenandoah

     RED OAK — The Red Oak varsity bowling teams split their meets versus Lewis Central Friday afternoon at Red Oak Lanes.

    The girls picked up a win when they defeated Lewis Central 2,459-1,714.

    Jasmine Forward had the top series with a 359, including a 182 high game.

    Shaely Nowels had a 357 series, while Breann Berkey recorded a 354.

  • Red Oak nets 61-51 victory over Shenandoah

     The Red Oak boys’ basketball team overcame an early first quarter deficit to rally back and defeat the Shenandoah Mustangs 61-51 at Shenandoah High School Friday night.

    The win was the second of two wins for the Tigers during the week.

  • SWV GBB scores win versus Wayne

     CORNING — The Southwest Valley girls basketball team scored a win Friday night at home when they defeated Wayne 63-46.

    Marie Palmer led the way with 17 points, while Katie Taylor had eight and Janelle Gibler and Regan Jessen each had seven.

    Mount Ayr 58, Southwest Valley 51

    The Timberwolves came up short in their comeback bid in their only game in Villisca this season last Tuesday.