High School

  • Red Oak girls XC take third at H-10 meet

     COUNCIL BLUFFS — With three individual top-20 finishers, the Red Oak girls’ cross country team took home third from the Hawkeye 10 meet at the Iowa Western Community College campus Thursday.

    Red Oak recorded a score of 116 points, finishing behind the conference champions, Lewis Central, and Harlan, the runner-up.

    Of the three top 20 finishers for Red Oak, two of them placed in the top 10.

  • Vikings fall in heartbreaker late versus Lenox

     STANTON — The Stanton Vikings would prefer not to face Spencer Brown of Lenox again, especially after Friday night.

    Brown blocked a critical punt and later scored the go-ahead touchdown with under a minute to go as the Lenox Tigers defeated Stanton 20-14, leaving Valley View Field with a win and a third place spot in the 8-man District 8 race.

    “Both of them were unfortunate happenings for our team and fortunate for them,” Stanton football coach Jeff Grebin said.

  • Friday Football: Red Oak/Clarinda clash in 2A

    It's getting down to the wire in the playoff races for Class 2A District 8. There will be a much better idea of the playoff picture after Friday night.

    For the Red Oak Tigers, they face a must-win scenario Friday when they make the trip to Page County and face the Clarinda Cardinals. The game starts at 7 p.m. at Clarinda High School.

    Red Oak is 1-3 in district play and currently in trouble in the standings after their loss at home to Southeast Valley last week.

  • Friday Football: Stanton/Lenox lead 8-man games

    We're down to the final two weeks of the regular season in 8-man football.

    There are several games with playoff implications, but none might be bigger than the one between Stanton and Lenox, which starts at 7 p.m. at Valley View Field.

    Stanton, Lenox and CAM are all tied for third at 3-2 for the season. The Vikings need a win to separate themselves from Lenox and CAM in the playoff race. Lenox needs to defeat Stanton and CAM to ensure its playoff spot.

  • Friday Football: Class A and 1A Week 8 Preview

    There is two more Fridays left in the regular season for high school football. The playoffs are drawing closer and closer and it's certainly the case in Class A and 1A.

    Class A Preview

    The Griswold Tigers (2-3) sit fifth in the Class A District 1 standings. Despite being outside of the top four spots, the Tigers are still alive in the playoff race.

    They'll need a win against Riverside to keep them in the playoff race, however. Griswold will need a win at Riverside and another next week against Tri-Center to clinch a playoff berth.

  • Sports Calendar: October 16

    Here is a look at the schedule for Oct. 16.

    The big cross country meet on the schedule for Thursday will take place in Council Bluffs at Iowa Western Community College. It's the Hawkeye 10 meet as Red Oak is scheduled to compete. The meet is expected to start at 3:50 p.m. with the middle school races.

    The only other cross country meet on the calendar for the day will be Southwest Valley at Mount Ayr. The meet starts at 4:30 p.m.

    In volleyball action, it will be the final night of the regular season for several area teams.

  • Sports Calendar: October 14

    It's a busy day on the sports calendar as the postseason draws closer and closer for many of the area teams.

    Here's a look at all the action taking place Tuesday.

    The Red Oak volleyball team will be home Tuesday as they host a triangular against Atlantic and Shenandoah. The action all starts at 5:30 p.m. at the Red Oak High School gymnasium.

  • Griswold splits week against conference foes

     GRISWOLD — The Griswold Tigers fell short Thursday night at home when they lost to IKM-Manning 3-1.

    IKM-Manning won the first two games in close fashion, 25-21 and 26-24.

    The Tigers kept their hopes alive with a 27-25 game three win.

    It was all IKM-Manning in the fourth game though as they won 25-10.

    Melodie Anstey and Sydney McLaren represented the bulk of the Griswold offense.

  • Tigers downed by SEV

     RED OAK — The Red Oak football team’s season hit a road bump when they lost Friday to the Southeast Valley Jaguars 28-13 at Russ Benda Field.

    Both Red Oak and Southeast Valley struggled to put points on the board early in the first quarter.

    It would be Southeast Valley who struck first, though, as Jay Lizer scored on a 5-yard run with 1:46 left in the first quarter. The Jaguars missed the two-point conversion, but led 6-0.

  • SWV sweeps triangular, falls to Bedford

     CLARINDA — The Southwest Valley Timberwolves volleyball team swept its triangular Thursday in Clarinda, defeating both Mount Ayr and Clarinda.

    They overcame a close game one loss to defeat Mount Ayr 2-1. The Raiderettes took the first game 26-24.

    Southwest Valley won a close game two 25-22 and then easily took the deciding third game 15-6.

    Marie Palmer had nine kills, with six digs and a block to lead the way for the Timberwolves.