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High School

  • Southwest Valley knocks off MSM

     CORNING — The Southwest Valley Timberwolves boys basketball team picked up a win Thursday night when they won 49-47 over Martensdale-St. Marys.

    The Timberwolves took a 29-22 lead into halftime, but Martensdale-St. Marys tried to close the gap and get the win.

    Southwest Valley was able to get the win, their fourth of the season, matching their win total from 2013-14.

  • T’Wolves win streak snapped

     CORNING — The Southwest Valley girls’ basketball team fell short in their 55-42 loss Thursday night at home to Martensdale-St. Marys.

    The Timberwolves fell behind early 16-10 after one quarter and soon trailed 30-23 at halftime.

    Southwest Valley tried to close the gap in the third quarter, outscoring Martensdale-St. Marys 12-8. However, the Blue Devils pulled away and scored the win.

    It was the second straight loss for Southwest Valley.

  • Red Oak bowlers score sweep of Creston

     CRESTON — The Red Oak bowling teams picked up wins over Creston at Panther Lanes last Tuesday.

    In varsity action, the boys defeated Creston 2,624-1,761, while the girls won 2,263-2,042.

    Leading the way for the boys’ team was Shane Majerus, who bowled a 229 in his first series game on his way to a 430 series. Majerus was the only boys’ bowler with a 400 series.

  • Tigers fall short on road against Harlan, Glenwood

     HARLAN — What was once a 10-game winning streak for the Red Oak girls’ basketball team has now turned into a three-game losing skid, thanks to losses on the road last week to Glenwood and Harlan.

    The latest loss came Friday night when the Tigers lost 69-33 to the No. 1 in Class 4A Harlan Cyclones.

    Harlan struck early, outscoring the Tigers 20-6 to start the opening quarter. They continued to add to the lead as Red Oak was unable to recover.

  • Blomstedt signs with Lindsey Wilson

     RED OAK — After careful consideration, Red Oak High School athlete Grace Blomstedt will be playing college volleyball for the next four years at Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia, Kent.

    Blomstedt made the move official last Wednesday at Red Oak High School, when she signed her letter of intent to play for the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) school.

  • Corner Tourney: Vikings take third

     TABOR —In recent years, it has been the Stanton Viqueens who have brought home hardware from the Corner Conference basketball tournament. This year is much different.

    The Vikings clinched third in the annual basketball tournament when they held off a late rally by Clarinda Academy to get the 68-62 win Saturday night at Fremont-Mills High School.

  • Essex claims runner-up in Corner tournament

     MALVERN — The Fremont-Mills girls’ basketball team repeated as Corner Conference girls’ basketball champions Friday night at East Mills High School when they won 60-28 over the Essex Trojanettes in the championship game.

  • Sports Calendar: Jan. 23-24 weekend

    We have a gigantic schedule for Friday and Saturday. It will be a busy weekend with plenty of sports action going on around the area.

    We start out with the Corner Conference tournament as the finals take place Friday night for the girls and Saturday night for the boys.

    The girls championship game will feature Essex taking on Fremont-Mills. The game is scheduled for a 7;30 p.m. start at East Mills High School in Malvern.

  • Sports Calendar: Boys Corner Conference Semifinals

    It's time for the boys Corner Conference tournament to continue Thursday night as the semifinals are set to take place at Sidney High School, starting at 6 p.m.

    The first semifinal match-up features the Stanton Vikings versus the Fremont-Mills Knights.

    Stanton reached the semifinals thanks to their 57-39 win over Nishnabotna Tuesday night in the quarterfinals. Fremont-Mills meanwhile defeated Heartland Christian in the quarterfinals 72-50.

  • Sports Calendar: Corner Conference Basketball Semifinals start Wednesday night

    It's a light schedule for Wednesday as the Corner Conference girls basketball tournament will be the main feature on the calendar.

    The semifinal games will take place at the Farragut School with a start time of 6 p.m.

    The Essex Trojanettes will be playing in the second game of the semifinal doubleheader Wednesday night as they take on the South Page Rebels.

    Essex reached the semis thanks to a quarterfinal blowout win over East Mills Monday night.