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High School

  • Red Oak girls win bowling conference title

     COUNCIL BLUFFS — The Red Oak girls bowling team won the conference title during Friday’s Hawkeye 10 meet at the Thunder Bowl in Council Bluffs.

    Red Oak took first in the meet with a score of 2,732, which was nearly 300 pins ahead of runner-up Shenandoah. Denison-Schleswig took third, Harlan was fourth and Creston took fifth.

  • Sunberg competes at state swimming meet for Lewis Central

     MARSHALLTOWN — The Lewis Central swimming team, which features Red Oak cross country and track athlete Josh Sunberg, finished ninth at Saturday’s state swimming meet in Marshalltown.

    Lewis Central finished with a score of 62.5 points as Iowa City West took the state crown with a score of 189.

    Sunberg raced for Lewis Central in both individual and relay events.

  • Sunberg competes at state swimming meet for Lewis Central

     MARSHALLTOWN — The Lewis Central swimming team, which features Red Oak cross country and track athlete Josh Sunberg, finished ninth at Saturday’s state swimming meet in Marshalltown.

    Lewis Central finished with a score of 62.5 points as Iowa City West took the state crown with a score of 189.

    Sunberg raced for Lewis Central in both individual and relay events.

  • Vikings stumble down the stretch

     STANTON — The Stanton Vikings basketball team wrapped up the regular season Friday night with a 68-57 loss to the Bedford Bulldogs.

    Stanton fought hard early, taking the lead during the first quarter. The Vikings went on a run thanks to baskets by David Sorensen, Brady Johnson and Connor Hultman to take an 11-4 lead.

  • Regional Recap: Stanton, Essex, SWV advance

    STANTON — The Stanton Viqueens survived a fourth quarter scare to advance to the 1A regional quarterfinals after defeating the Lenox Tigers 51-46 at home Thursday night.

    Buckets early in the fourth quarter by Ally Focht and Chelsea Weis put Stanton ahead 48-31 with 7:22 to go.

  • Mertz leads area state qualifiers

     ATLANTIC — The Red Oak wrestling team last had a state qualifier in 2012 when Seth Esaias ran the gauntlet to win the second state championship in school history.

    Red Oak wrestler Tanner Mertz completed his freshman season before the state tournament. He was in attendance at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, watching his senior teammate win the state title. 

  • District Basketball Preview: Opening round kicks off Monday night

    There's a few area teams in action for Monday night, including the Red Oak Tigers, as the district basketball tournament begins.

    Red Oak will be in Treynor Monday night as they take on Underwood. It's part of a 2A district doubleheader. Red Oak is scheduled to play at 8 p.m.

    The winner of Red Oak-Underwood will face Treynor Thursday night in Treynor.

    The early game features AHSTW taking on Clarinda, which starts at 6:30 p.m. The winner plays Shenandoah Thursday night in Treynor.

  • Regional Basketball Preview: 3A and 2A start Saturday night

    It's 3A and 2A's turn to get going with the regional basketball tournament Saturday night.

    Class 3A, Region 8

    The key team in the area competing in Region 8 of Class 3A will be the Red Oak Tigers. It will be the last time the Tigers host a game this season as they take on Clarke in quarterfinals action.

  • 2015 District Wrestling Preview

    Several area wrestlers will compete Saturday for a chance to qualify for the state tournament in Des Moines. Here's a look at the area wrestlers and the bracket they will face. All district tournaments start at noon.

    Class 2A, District 2

    As of Friday morning, there was only one Red Oak wrestler qualified for districts and it was Tanner Mertz.

    Mertz qualified for the district meet at 145 lbs. He won the sectional title last weekend at Harlan.

  • Sports Calendar: February 13

    There isn't a lot on the sports calendar for Friday and it isn't because it's the 13th. There are a few items to post, though.

    NOTE: The district wrestling preview and Saturday regional basketball previews will be posted later.

    The Red Oak bowling team will be back in action Friday afternoon when they take part in the Hawkeye 10 meet. It all starts at 12:30 p.m. at the Thunderbowl in Council Bluffs.