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  • Tigers run over Cardinals

     RED OAK — Brock Isaacson topped 300 rushing yards for the second time this season as the Red Oak Tigers smacked Treynor 35-14 in a homecoming win Friday night.

    The junior running back finished with 337 yards on 38 carries, including a pair of touchdowns as the Tigers improved to 3-3 (1-2 in district play) on the season, snapping a two-game losing streak.

  • Round-Up: Griswold knocks off St. Albert

     COUNCIL BLUFFS — The Griswold Tigers football team kept its playoff hopes alive when it cruised to a 48-28 win versus St. Albert Friday night in Council Bluffs.

    Caleb Schaaf had 210 yards and one touchdown run, while Derek Kirchhoff had 180 yards and four touchdowns in the win as the Tigers got back to .500 (3-3) for the season.

  • Viqueens remain in Corner hunt

     STANTON — With the Corner Conference tournament starting Monday, the Stanton Viqueens remain in the hunt, not only for the tournament title, but also the regular season title.

    Stanton held off a rallying East Mills Thursday night on Parents’ Night to secure a 3-2 victory.

  • Strong volleyball season continues for Griswold

     OAKLAND — The Griswold volleyball team continues to have a strong season, following a pair of Western Iowa Conference victories, last week.

    The most recent win came Thursday night in Oakland when they defeated the Bulldogs of Riverside 3-1.

    Griswold cruised through game one, winning 25-11. Riverside responded with a win in game two 25-23.

  • Fremont-Mills shuts down Vikings

     STANTON — The Fremont-Mills football team took the lead in the 8-man District 8 standings Friday night when they defeated the Stanton Vikings 51-6 in a battle of undefeated district teams.

    The Knights scored 44 of their 51 points in the first half forcing a running clock late in the first half and continuing it through the entirety of the second.

  • Tigers harriers second at Clarinda invite

     CLARINDA — The Red Oak cross country teams finished runner-up in both varsity races last Monday at Clarinda High School.

    In both instances, it was a four-team field for the varsity.

    The girls varsity team finished with a score of 45, 14 behind the winner of the race, Shenandoah.

  • Williams manages fight against breast cancer

     Donna Williams has taken on numerous challenges and faced many foes throughout her long coaching career in Villisca. Last year, Williams met her toughest opponent yet.

    Williams was diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer in her right breast last fall. As frightening as the diagnosis was, like any good coach, she instantly went into game planning mode.

  • Tigers get Denison win and claim Tri-Center title

     Following a loss last Tuesday to Harlan, the Red Oak volleyball team got back on track later in the week with a conference win against Denison-Schleswig Thursday night and cruising to a title at the Tri-Center tournament Saturday in Neola.

    The conference win came during Pink Out Night when they defeated Denison-Schleswig 3-0.

  • Friday Football: Red Oak squares off against Treynor on Homecoming

    It's Homecoming in Red Oak and the Tigers look to snap a two-game losing skid.

    Red Oak (2-3 overall, 1-2 district) will try to snap that skid against a Treynor (0-5, 0-3) team in search of a win.

    The losing skid extends to part of last season for the Cardinals as they've lost seven straight and nine of 10. Treynor's last win came Oct. 18, 2013 against Missouri Valley.

  • Friday Football: Stanton/FM showdown top match-up in 8-man

    The 8-man District 8 champion won't be determined Friday night. However, the winner of the Stanton/Fremont-Mills game will have a clear path to the district title.

    Both teams are 3-0 in the District 8 standings. The Vikings are 3-0 in district play for the first time since the 2010 season. 

    Stanton scored 78 points in a win last week against the Essex Trojans. During their three-game winning streak, the Vikings have scored 214 points, or 71.3 per game.