High School

  • SWV completes Lenox sweep

     LENOX — The Southwest Valley girls’ basketball team completed its regular season sweep of the Lenox Tigers, thanks to their 57-40 win last Tuesday in corning.

    The Timberwolves had a two-point lead after one quarter, but outscored the Tigers 18-14 in the second to take a 32-26 lead into halftime.

    The difference in the game was the third quarter when Southwest Valley outscored Lenox 13-1.

  • Red Oak bowling defeats St. Albert

     RED OAK — In their lone meet last week, the Red Oak bowling teams swept St. Albert in varsity action at Red Oak Lanes last Tuesday.

    The girls won 2,275-1,155, while the boys won 2,796-2,151. Breann Berkey, who had a 319 series, led the girls. Kendra Hardy (317) and Alexa Gilleland (315) were close behind. Jasmine Forward finished with a 301 series, while Shaely Nowels bowled a 289 series. Brenna Craig was the final finisher with a 252 series.

  • Sports Calendar: February 6 weekend

    There's a lot on the calendar for Friday and Saturday.

    The Red Oak basketball teams hit the road as they take on Creston in a varsity doubleheader starting at 6 p.m.

    The Stanton basketball teams will be home as they host Heartland Christian in a doubleheader starting at 6 p.m.

    Essex will be home as they host Clarinda Academy in Corner Conference basketball action. The doubleheader starts at 6 p.m.

  • 2015 Boys District Basketball Brackets released

    The 1A and 2A boys district basketball brackets were released Wednesday afternoon by the IHSAA.

    2A-District 15

    The Red Oak Tigers begin district play Feb. 16 when they travel to Treynor to face Underwood in a play-in game. The game takes place at 8 p.m.

    The other play-in game features AHSTW against Clarinda, which will be the first game of the doubleheader that night.

  • Red Oak-Shenandoah Tale of the Tape

    The rematch is on as the Red Oak Tigers (14-4) host the Shenandoah Fillies (14-3) in High School Basketball action later Tuesday evening.

    Here is a breakdown of the two teams facing off later. (NOTE: Several stats courtesy of QuikStats Iowa)

    3A IGHSAU Ranking

    Red Oak: No. 12
    Shenandoah: No. 7

    Points Per Game

  • Sports Calendar: February 3

    It's February and the postseason will soon be upon us. That said, there will be a lot of big games on the calendar providing that playoff atmosphere.

    Perhaps no games will be bigger this evening than the ones taking place in Red Oak when the Tigers host Shenandoah for a doubleheader.

    Both Red Oak teams will try for the sweep.

    The girls won the first meeting against the Fillies 42-29 on Jan. 9. That was during their 10-game winning streak.

  • Essex holds steady in Corner race

    ESSEX — With wins over South Page and Stanton last week, the Essex Trojanettes firmly held their third place spot in the Corner Conference girls basketball standings.

    The latest win came Friday night in a 71-33 blowout at home on senior night versus the South Page Rebels.

    While the senior group of Kym Graham, Amber Ohnmacht and Sara Skalberg were honored, it was sophomore Jescenia Mosley providing a glimpse into the future for Essex basketball.

  • Tigers have two place at H-10 tournament

    GLENWOOD — The Red Oak wrestling team had two top six finishers as they finished ninth at Saturday’s Hawkeye 10 tournament at Glenwood High School.

    The top finisher was Tanner Mertz as he took third at 145 lbs. Mertz lost in the semifinals to Atlantic’s Reid Nichols, but rallied to win out in the consolation rounds to finish in the top three.

  • Red Oak sweeps Denison in bowling

    RED OAK — The Red Oak bowling team swept Denison-Schelswig during a meet Thursday at Red Oak Lanes.

    The girls found themselves in a close match as they won by two pins, 2,391-2,389. The boys match-up was also close, but resulted in a 2,966-2,913 victory.

    Leading the way individually for the girls was Shaely Nowels, who had a 199 high game on her way to a 387 series.

    Breann Berkey had a 332 series, while Jasmine Forward bowled a 294 and Alexa Gilleland had a 292.

    Brenna Craig had a 285 series, while Kendra Hardy finished with a 270.

  • Wolverines back on track with Stanton win

    MALVERN — The East Mills Wolverines boys basketball team got back to its winning way and regained some of its focus with a 57-46 victory over Stanton last Tuesday at East Mills High School.

    East Mills hadn’t played for a week after getting eliminated uncharacteristically early in the Corner Conference tournament, while Stanton was fresh off a third place finish.

    East Mills boys’ basketball coach Kevin Schafer said his team got right at it in practice after the quarterfinal loss to Clarinda Academy.