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High School

  • Griswold off to fast start following wins at tournaments

     CLARINDA — The Griswold volleyball team is off to a 6-2 start for the season, following tournament wins at Clarinda and Fremont-Mills.

    At the Clarinda Tournament Saturday, Griswold picked up three wins. They defeated Stanton and Bedford each by a 2-0 score and defeated St. Albert 2-1.

    Versus Bedford, they won 21-13 and 21-12. Against Stanton, they won 21-17 and 21-17.

  • Viqueens score wins during Clarinda volleyball tourney

     CLARINDA-- The Stanton Viqueens volleyball team picked up a couple of wins Saturday at the Clarinda Volleyball tournament.

    Their two wins came against Clarinda and Bedford. They defeated Clarinda 25-14, 15-25 and 15-8.

    Heidi Vanderholm and Haley Weis each had six kills to lead the way for the Viqueens. Ally Focht and Logan Wagg each had four kills, while Chelsea Weis finished with three.

  • Trojanettes score win against Heartland Christian

     ESSEX — The Essex Trojanettes volleyball team picked up a key win in its home opener last Tuesday in the Allen Stuart Gymnasium against Heartland Christian.

    Essex won the Corner Conference match 3-0, moving to 1-0 to start the conference season.

    All three victories were via a double-digit margin,  25-10, 25-11 and 25-13. In all three games, the Trojanettes jumped out to a big lead and never looked back.

  • Red Oak shuts out Riverside

     RED OAK — The Red Oak football team began the home season with a big win Friday.

    The Tigers (1-1 overall) shutout Riverside 39-0 Friday night at Russ Benda Field to get the home opener victory.

    “I thought the boys did very well. We’ve definitely come a long ways with the style of play we want to play,” Red Oak Football Coach Barry Bower said. “They executed well.”

  • Round-Up: Griswold, East Mills score wins

     CLARINDA — The Griswold Tigers got back on track with a 74-26 win on the road Friday night versus Clarinda Academy.

    Caleb Schaaf stepped up and ran for 241 yards on 18 carries with four touchdowns. 

    Derek Kirchhoff had 84 yards and one touchdown on six carries, while Hadley Ogg had 31 yards and a touchdown with six carries.

  • Friday Football: 2A Week 2 Preview

    It's week 2 of the 2A football season and there are different stories and situations for each game.

    For Red Oak, they play their first home game of the year Friday evening when they host the Riverside Bulldogs. The game is scheduled for a 7 p.m. start.

    This will be the first meeting ever between the two schools.

  • Friday Football: 8-man Week 2 Preview

    Week 2 of the High School football season is here for the 8-man class. It will be a big night in Stanton as the Vikings not only make their 2014 home debut, but it will also be their homecoming game.

    The Vikings face a non-district foe in Lamoni at Don Hicks Valley View Field Friday starting at 7 p.m.

    Stanton started out week 1 with a 52-28 loss on the road to Guthrie Center. Lamoni meanwhile is fress off a 52-22 victory at home against the Essex Trojans.

  • Friday Football: Class A Week 2 Preview

    It's a new week for football. Here's the key games going on in Class A District 1.

    The key area game will feature Griswold as they take on Clarinda Academy. The game takes place in Clarinda at 7 p.m.

    Griswold will try to avoid an 0-2 start when they play Clarinda Academy. Griswold lost week one at home 36-14 to the Bedford Bulldogs. Clarinda Academy also lost last week as they were shutout by Southwest Valley.

  • Friday Football: Class 1A Week 2 Preview

    Week 2 has arrived for the Class 1A group.

    The Southwest Valley Timberwolves look to get to 2-0 in 11-man football when they face off against the Bulldogs in Bedford.

    Southwest Valley got the shutout win versus Clarinda Academy to mark their debut in 11-man football. Bedford will also be entering Friday's game with a 1-0 record. The Bulldogs knocked off Griswold on the road, in week 1.

  • Sports Calendar: September 4

    There's a busy slate of volleyball matches on the schedule for Thursday evening.

    The big match takes place in Red Oak as the Tigers volleyball varsity team makes its 2014 home debut versus Kuemper Catholic. Red Oak is fresh off its runner-up performance at the Harlan tournament last weekend. They're 5-1 to start the season.

    Kuemper Catholic meanwhile began the season Aug. 28 when they defeated Carroll 3-1.

    The match is scheduled for a 7:30 p.m. start.