High School

  • Montgomery County Football

    STANTON – After kicking off to start the game, it only took the Stanton Vikings eight seconds to score against Villisca as Austin Becthold dove on a fumbled ball in the end zone.

    The touchdown was the first of six the Vikings scored in the first quarter in their 74-14 win.
    “I’m not sure what happened in that first quarter,” Head Coach Don Hicks said after the game.  “They had quite a few miscues right off the bat, and the next thing you know you’re ahead by three touchdowns.”

  • Viqueens win 7th consecutive conference tournament

    FARRAGUT – The last time the Stanton Viqueens did not win the Corner Conference Tournament, Kelly Clarkson won the first season of American Idol, the second installment of The Lord of the Rings was the highest grossing movie of the year, and the Subbert sisters, Kadie and Carmen, were in the fifth and second grade, respectively.

    Thursday, the Viqueens took home their seventh consecutive tournament championship after defeating the Villisca Blue Jays 25-10, 25-20, and 25-21.

  • Tigers can’t shake Rams; lose 31-22

    GLENWOOD — After falling behind 24-0 in the first half, Red Oak’s football team rallied in the second before losing 31-22 in Glenwood. 

    With an estimated homecoming crowd of 2,000 cheering them, the energized-Rams made a big play in the first quarter after Hunter McNeel stepped in front of a Matt Goracke pass, returning it to the Red Oak 10-yard line.
    Four plays later Michael Lawler’s 27 yard field goal put Glenwood ahead 3-0.

  • After Harlan loss, Tigers win tourney

    HARLAN – Coming off of their upset win over Kuemper Catholic, the Red Oak Tigers’ volleyball team fought hard but lost in three at Harlan Tuesday, 25-21, 25-19, 25-20.
    Red Oak welcomed back outside hitter Gabrielle French, who suffered an ankle injury at the Red Oak Tournament Sept. 18.
    French and Brittany Walker each had six kills in the loss.  They were also both perfect serving (Walker 12-for-12, one ace, French five-for-five). Makelti White was also perfect, serving five-for-five.

  • Fremont-Mills upends Stanton 34-16 in District 8 showdown

    STANTON — Fremont-Mills’ running game was too much for the Stanton Vikings as the Knights rushed for 216 yards, netting a 34-16 win in one of the biggest District 8 match ups of the season.

    The undefeated Knights jumped out to a quick lead in the first quarter, scoring on a rush by Nate Meier followed by a 58-yard punt return for a score by Austin Hansen.

  • Hall of Fame adds Pillay, Godbout

    RED OAK — A 12-time letter winner and a 30-plus-year coach were inducted into the Red Oak Sports Hall of Fame during homecoming festivities Sept. 24.
    Kara Paul Pillay graduated from Red Oak in 1999, after a stellar high school career in basketball, track and volleyball.
    On the hardwood, Pillay currently holds the school record for most career points with 1,361, averaging 24 a game.
    She was a three-time All Conference and All State selection in basketball.

  • Viqueens rebound with easy wins

    ESSEX — The Stanton Viqueens volleyball team were too much for the Trojanettes, winning Thursday’s match in three games, 25-12, 25-11, 25-15.

    Senior middle hitter Kadie Subbert took advantage of her height, leading the Viqueens with six blocks, two solo, and 12 kills in the win.  Subbert was also perfect from the serving line, serving 10-for-10.
    Paige Peterson, Ragen Anderson, and Dakkota Druivenga were also perfect from the line.  Rachel Sorensen and Roey Sink each had five aces for the Viqueens.

  • Northrup sets pace for Griswold’s win

    SHENANDOAH — The Griswold girls cross country team made another statement winning big at the Shenandoah Invitational Tuesday, finishing all of their top five runners in the Top 20.

  • Creston upends Tigers 28-0 on homecoming

    RED OAK – The Tigers’ week was filled with ups and downs as the team prepared for the Homecoming game against the Creston Cougars, which ended with a 28-0 loss.

    On the lighter side, the week was filled with the normal festivities of Homecoming week, including the parade, pep rally, and coronation.

  • Tigers upend state-ranked Kuemper Catholic

    RED OAK – The Red Oak Tigers volleyball team had the next couple of weeks circled on their calendar, knowing they may be the weeks that make or break their season and their hopes of winning a conference title.

    The uphill battle seemed even more daunting with the loss of Gabrielle French, who missed most of the Red Oak Tournament and the team’s match against state-ranked Kuemper Catholic Tuesday.