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High School

  • Sports Calendar: April 17 weekend

    There's only a few items on the calendar for Friday and the weekend.

    The only track meet on the schedule for Friday takes place in Underwood as Griswold is scheduled to compete. The meet starts at 5 p.m.

    The Griswold golf team will also be in action as they're home to host Underwood. The meet starts at 4 p.m.

    The only high school sports event for Saturday will feature the Southwest Valley boys golf team competing at the CAM tournament. That tournament kicks off at 8:30 a.m.

  • Sports Calendar: April 16

    It's a loaded sports calendar for Thursday with plenty going on around the area.

    There are five different track meets on the calendar featuring area teams for Thursday. It's a big day for a lot of the area track athletes as it is their last chance to get results in to try and qualify for the Drake Relays.

    The Red Oak boys track team will be at one of those meets as they take part in the Panther Relays at Creston High School. The meet was originally scheduled for Friday, but will now take place Thursday at 5 p.m.

  • UPDATE: Sports Calendar: April 14

    UPDATE: The Southwest Valley girls tennis meet at Clarinda has been postponed. It will be made up May 11.

    We have a lot on the calendar for this Tuesday. Here's a look at some of the events going on around the area:

    The big track meet takes place at Griswold as the girls team hosts their meet. Red Oak, Essex and Southwest Valley are all scheduled to be at the meet, which starts at 5 p.m. at Griswold High School.

  • Tigers shine against 3A foes at Clarinda

    CLARINDA — Red Oak distance runner Logan LeRette described his leg of the distance medley Friday night at the Cardinal Relays as walking on thin ice. 

    As the anchor, LeRette needed to run 800 meters with some of the toughest runners in the 3A field biting at his heels.

    “I was doubting myself and waiting for somebody to pass me, but as soon as I crossed the first lap, I got it in me that I could do this,” LeRette said. “I did it for the team.

  • Red Oak students receive academic awards

    ATLANTIC — Several Red Oak senior athletes were honored as part of the Hawkeye 10 All-Academic Team and Character Awards banquet last Wednesday.

    Red Oak girls basketball players Grace Blomstedt, Madison Gilbert and Kate Walker received Hawkeye 10 all-academic team awards.

  • Tigers finish eighth at rainy Ram Relays

     GLENWOOD — The Red Oak boys’ track and field team finished eighth out of 10 teams competing at the Ram Relays last Tuesday in Glenwood.

    Red Oak recorded a team score of 41 points. Glenwood won the meet with 152 points, while Atlantic and Harlan were second and third. The Tigers finished ahead of both Abraham Lincoln and Creston.

  • T’Wolves take sixth at Treynor meet

     TREYNOR — The Southwest Valley boys’ track and field team had the best finish out of several area teams competing in the Jerome Howe Relays last Monday at Treynor High School.

    Southwest Valley finished sixth with a score of 54 points. St. Albert won the team title with Nishnabotna claiming runner-up. Griswold finished ninth with 43 points and East Mills took 15th with a score of 17.50.

  • Golf Recap: SWV girls pick up first win of season

    CORNING — The Southwest Valley girls golf team picked up its first win of the season last Monday at the Happy Hollow Country Club, winning 203-262 over CAM.

    Kim Hults was the medalist, while Taylor Damewood claimed the runner-up in the meet on a tiebreaker. Hults shot a 49 to lead the Timberwolves. Damewood had a 51, as did Allie Bronner.

    Bellamy Heaton and Janelle Gibler were both close with 52s, while Kiara Roberts shot a 56.

  • Red Oak, Griswold have strong performances at Clarinda

    CLARINDA — Kate Walker once again scored the bulk of the points for the Red Oak girls’ track team as the Tigers finished sixth at last Tuesday’s fog-filled Lady Cardinal Relays.

    Walker had two wins and anchored the distance medley team to a second place finish. The Tigers had a score of 42 points in the 2A field as Glenwood won with 165. Walker was responsible for 22.5 of Red Oak’s points in the relays.

  • Sports Calendar: April 13

    There's quite a bit on the calendar for Monday, but here's what is going on around the area.

    The big area track met takes place in Shenandoah as Red Oak, Griswold, Essex, Southwest Valley and East Mills are scheduled to compete at the Mustang Relays. The action kicks off at 4:30 p.m. at the Ray Graves Track.

    The Red Oak golf team will be in action as they go to Happy Hollow to face Southwest Valley. The meet starts at 4:30 p.m.