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High School

  • Stanton eliminated after loss to Glidden-Ralston

    GLIDDEN— Stanton football’s season ended Monday night when they lost to the Glidden-Ralston Wildcats in the second round of the eight-man state playoffs at Glidden, 42-14.
    The Vikings managed only seven first downs and 165 yards rushing the entire evening.
    Tyler Walter led the Stanton rushers with 43 yards on two carries with one touchdown. Quarterback Tyler Havrum had the other touchdown for the Vikings, as he finished the night with 14 carries for 30 yards.

  • A Reason to Celebrate

    After dropping the first game, the Red Oak Tigers won three straight to win a spot in the 3A region 3 final against Carroll, which will take place in Harlan tonight.

    The Tigers defeated the Atlantic Trojanns in the semifinals, 3-1 in Glenwood. Atlantic took the first game, 25-14. The Tigers kept it close early, tying it at 5-5, but Atlantic pulled away towards the middle of the game.

  • Viqueens rout Fremont-Mills to advance to finals

    TABOR — The Stanton Viqueens advanced to the Regional Final of 1A Region 4 after sweeping Fremont-Mills Friday night in Tabor.

    “My girls were excited, were ready to play,” Viqueens Head Coach J. Browning said.
    The Viqueens defeated the Knights in the first game, 25-13. Stanton jumped out to a 17-4 lead and never looked back.

  • Vikings force five fumbles in 44-6 playoff win over East Greene

    STANTON — Snowflakes weren’t the only things flurrying last Wednesday night as the Stanton Vikings scored a flurry of points in the fourth quarter to put away the East Greene Hawks at home in the opening round of the eight-man state playoffs.

    The Vikings were up 14-0 going into the fourth quarter when a 10-play 60-yard drive culminated in Tyler Havrum scoring on a quarterback sneak. A two-point conversion reception by Greg Focht made the score 22-0 with 6:29 left in the game.

  • Griswold girls finish sixth at state cross country meet

    FORT DODGE — The Griswold Girls Cross Country team finished in sixth place at the 2010 1A Iowa State Cross Country Meet in Fort Dodge Saturday.
    The team finished with 198 points and an average team time of 16:45, seven points behind fifth place Marquette Catholic from Bellevue.

  • Villisca’s season ends with Stanton sweep

    STANTON— The Villisca Blue Jays were swept out of the quarterfinals of Class 1A Regional volleyball last Tuesday night against the Stanton Viqueens.
    The first game was the closest for Villisca, as they lost that one 25-21. However, the Blue Jays put up 21 points combined in the next two games, losing 25-12 and 25-9.

  • BOTTLED UP

    RED OAK — The Red Oak Tigers closed out their regular season with a 42-20 loss at home against the Atlantic Trojans Friday night.

    “We don’t quit and you can’t fault their effort. I love these guys. We just have to get better,” Tigers head coach Andy Yost said after the game.

  • Stanton rolls into playoffs on heels of 76-18 win

    STANTON — Fresh off a 76-18 win over South Page Friday, Stanton rolls into the playoffs following a second place finish in districts this year.
    Vikings head coach Don Hicks said he’s pleased to be back in the playoffs.
    “ With this group particularly, we got pretty much new people at every position this year,” Hicks said. “We’ve been really fortunate.”

  • Fremont-Mills takes big lead early, rolls to 56-20 win

    JOEL STEVENS
    Glenwood Opinion-Tribune
    TABOR — The Fremont-Mills defense held East Mills to minus-23 yards on its first five possessions and built a 30-0 lead before the end of the first quarter in a regular-season finale for both teams rife with playoff implications at Tabor on Friday.
    With the win the Knights (9-0) wrap un an undefeated regular-season and its first district title in 28 years. The Wolverines (6-3), who could have won a share of the district title with a win and a Stanton loss, were already guaranteed a playoff spot.

  • Villisca edges Essex in first round of regional tournament

    ESSEX – The Trojans had their chances to defeat the Villisca Blue Jays in the first round of the Regional Volleyball Tournament Wednesday, but fell in three games, 26-24, 25-18, and 25-22.

    After an emotional win against Nishnabotna in their final regular season game, the Trojanettes were hoping to bring some momentum into their match against Villisca.
    “We came in really playing well,” Essex Head Coach Amy McClintock said.  “But Villisca started making less errors and we just couldn’t find a place to put the ball.”