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High School

  • Red Oak girls finish sixth at Lady Tiger Relays home meet

     RED OAK — The Red Oak girls track team finished sixth at Thursday’s only home meet for the season, the Lady Tiger Relays, at the Dick Morrison Track.

    Red Oak finished with a score of 43, edging out Southwest Valley by four points, in the seven-team “AA” field.

    The Tigers scored two victories during Thursday’s meet, including the sprint medley, when the team of Maysen Havener, Sydney Straw, Nikki Graber and Kate Walker won with a time of 2:00.85, edging out Clarinda by less than a second.

  • Bergren competes for first time since December injury

     Blake Bergren said she was asked several times if she was nuts leading up to her race in the 1,500 at Thursday night’s Lady Tiger Relays at the Dick Morrison Track in Red Oak.

    To put the questions and the event in context, Bergren tore her ACL in December, ending her basketball season.

    Less than four months after Bergren’s ACL injury during basketball season, the senior was back on the track representing Red Oak, along with teammate Ashley Brower, in the 1,500 field.

  • SWV has strong showing at Bedford

     BEDFORD — The Southwest Valley golf team put together some strong scores during their triangular meet Thursday at Bedford.

    Bedford didn’t have the minimum golfers required to put together a team score as each team had three golfers. Southwest Iowa, who was also part of the meet, only had a girls team.

    The boys for Southwest Valley shot a 184, while the girls finished with a 211, which easily outscored SWI, who had a 248.

  • Red Oak golf falls at home to Griswold

     RED OAK — The Red Oak golf teams began the 2014 season with losses at home to Griswold Thursday.

    The boys lost to Griswold 183-193, while the girls lost 229-257. Despite the losses, each Red Oak team had a runner-up medalist.

    Nick Carlson had the runner-up medalist for the boys team when he shot a 43. James Reynolds was the medalist for Griswold as he had a 39.

  • Red Oak takes eighth at Clarinda

     CLARINDA — Competing in a loaded Class 3A field along with Glenwood, Harlan, Thomas Jefferson, Creston, Lewis Central and many more, the Red Oak boys track team finished eighth out of eight teams competing at Friday’s Cardinal Relays at Clarinda High School.

    Red Oak finished with a score of 28 points, 21 behind Thomas Jefferson. Glenwood won the meet with a score of 118. Harlan took second, while Creston finished third.

    The varsity team had several top five finishes.

  • Monday Sports Postponements

    Because of an active weekend of weather around the area, there are postponements for sporting events scheduled for Monday.

    The boys track and field meet scheduled to take place Monday in Shenandoah has been postponed. The make-up date for the meet is Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.

    The Red Oak golf meet versus Southwest Valley has been postponed. The meet versus Southwest Valley will be made up April 28.

    The Red Oak boys tennis meet at Kuemper Catholic has been postponened. No make-up date has been announced.

  • Sports Calendar: April 11

    The weekend is finally here and there is one big event scheduled for the calendar for this Friday.

    It all takes place in Clarinda as the Cardinal Relays are scheduled for a 4:30 p.m. start at Clarinda High School.

    Red Oak, Stanton, Griswold, East Mills, Essex and Southwest Valley are among the area teams scheduled to compete. Also competing will include Glenwood, Shenandoah, Creston, Nishnabotna, Riverside, South Page, St. Albert, Thomas Jefferson, Treynor, Sidney Tri-Center, Clarinda Academy and Lenox.

  • Sports Calendar: April 10

    It's another day with more area sports going on for this Thursday.

    The big track meet for Thursday takes place in Red Oak as the girls will host the invitational, which starts at 5 p.m.

    Stanton, Griswold, Essex, Southwest Valley, Glenwood, Creston, Bedford, Sidney, South Page, Lenox, Clarinda, Clarinda Academy, Shenandoah and St. Albert are expected to be in attendance.

    Elsewhere, the Red Oak golf teams make their regular season debut Thursday when they host Griswold. The action starts at 4:30 p.m. at the Red Oak Country Club.

  • 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.