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High School

  • Red Oak cruises to tournament title at Griswold

     GRISWOLD — The Red Oak volleyball team won the team title at the Griswold Tigers volleyball tournament.

    Red Oak defeated IKM-Manning 2-0 in the championship match Saturday afternoon at Griswold High School.

    “I was very happy with the way we played,” Red Oak volleyball coach Angela Montgomery said. “We didn’t drop a set all day.”

    The Tigers began game one of the championship match by jumping out to a 7-0 lead.

  • Friday Football: Red Oak-Shenandoah face off to start 2A district season

    The Red Oak Tigers have a chance to start the district season 1-0, but first they must go down to Shenandoah later in the evening to face the Mustangs.

    Red Oak has won five of the last six meetings against Shenandoah. The lone blemish on the mark took place in 2011 when they lost 7-0.

    The Tigers had their first non-district win since 2010  when they defeated Riverside 39-0 last week. While penalties were an issue (17 for 147 yards), the running game wasn't.

  • More history in Red Oak-Shenandoah rivalry

    With a casual glance at Friday’s prep football schedule,  “Red Oak vs, Shenandoah” may just be like any other Class 2A match up of 1-1 teams.

  • Friday Football: 8-man Week 3 Preview

    Here is the week 3 preview for 8-man District 8.

    Stanton (0-2 overall) at CAM (1-1 overall)- 7 p.m.

    The Vikings are trying to avoid an 0-3 (0-1 in district) start to the season.

    They're fresh off a 56-26 homecoming loss versus Lamoni.

    Despite the loss, Stanton had a strong showing with its passing game. Quarterback David Sorensen has 320 yards passing and four touchdowns this season. Wide receiver Brady Johnson has all four of those touchdown catches as he has 269 yards for the season.

  • Friday Football: Class A and 1A Week 3 Preview

    The district season kicks off this week in Class A District 1. There are some interesting match-ups for this first district week.

    The Griswold Tigers are back on the road this week when they face off against Audubon.

    Griswold is off to a 1-1 start for the season. They recovered from the week 1 loss to Bedford by defeating Clarinda Academy last week 74-26.

    Audubon is also 1-1 to start the season. They're coming off a 33-7 loss at home to IKM-Manning.

  • UPDATED: Sports Calendar: September 11

    UPDATE: Tonight's Southwest Valley volleyball match at Martensdale-St. Marys has been postponed.

    There are several key volleyball matches on the schedule for Thursday evening.

    The big match in the area for the evening features Stanton versus South Page. It's the home opener for the Viqueens, who are fresh off a 3-0 win Monday night against Heartland Christian.

  • Sports Calendar: September 9

    UPDATE: The Clarinda cross country meet has been postponed because of the concern of inclement weather. No make-up date has been announced.

    There's a lot on the schedule for Tuesday, even with the severe weather expected.

    Leading the slate of volleyball matches is Red Oak at Glenwood. The Tigers look to get to 2-0 in the conference when they face off against the Rams.

    Red Oak is fresh off a win Thursday versus Kuemper Catholic. They take on a Glenwood team that is also 1-0 in the conference to start the year.

  • Tigers have top finishers at Council Bluffs

     COUNCIL BLUFFS — The Red Oak cross country team had three medalists at Saturday’s Abraham Lincoln Cross Country meet at the Iowa Western Community College campus in Council Bluffs.

    Red Oak had two medalists for the boys varsity and one for girls.

  • Stanton homecoming spoiled by Lamoni

     STANTON — A rough second half spoiled the Stanton Vikings opportunity at a homecoming win Friday night when they lost 56-26 at Stanton High School to the Lamoni Demons.

    Stanton went into halftime trailing 34-20, thanks to a late touchdown catch in the half by Brady Johnson.

    Johnson caught the 10-yard touchdown pass from quarterback David Sorensen with 29.8 seconds left until halftime, leaping to get the jump ball and using his height to beat the defender.

  • Southwest Valley volleyball splits first two matches to start season

     CORNING — The Southwest Valley Timberwolves volleyball team split its first two matches to start the 2014 season.

    The most recent match resulted in a loss at home Thursday night versus East Mills, 3-2.