High School

  • Stanton beats Essex 64-20

    ESSEX — Four Vikings scored rushing touchdowns as Stanton cruised to a 64-20 win over Essex, spoiling the Trojans homecoming Friday night.

    Tyler Walter led the Viking scoring attack, running to the end zone all three times he touched the ball, accounting for 102 yards on the ground. Walter added a fourth touchdown on the night, returning a fumble 16 yards for a score, while chipping in 11 tackles.

  • Stanton volleyball loses first match

    BEDFORD — Stanton’s undefeated volleyball season ended Saturday with a pair of losses in the Bedford tournament.

    The Viqueens lost twice to Bedford, including once in the finals by identical 25-23 scores.

    Stanton cruised through their first three opponents, beating East Mills (21-10, 21-6), Lamoni (21-7, 21-9) and East Union (21-15, 21-6) in the tournament’s opening rounds.

  • Red Oak finishes 11th at cross country meet

    CRESTON — Red Oak’s Cross Country team finished in 11th place out of 12 teams in last week’s Creston Invitational.

    The Tigers recorded a score of 287, 20 points behind 10th place Clarke of Osceola. Clarinda finished 12th with a score of 346.

    Glenwood’s Johnny Fuller recorded the top individual time at 15:32, leading the Rams to a first place finish with 58 points.

    Alex Jorgenson led the Tigers with a time of 18:57, good for 57th place. Brandon Bergern finished two places back in 59th with a time of 19:13.

  • Fremont-Mills beats Villisca 69-14

    The Fremont-Mills football team bolted out to a 48-0 first quarter lead en route to a 69-14 victory over Villisca on Homecoming night in Tabor on Friday.

    The Knights (5-0 overall, 3-0 in District 8) rolled up 335 total yards of offense on the night.

    The Knight junior varsity played the entire second half.


    STANTON – The Vikings took another big step up in the Corner Conference, knocking off Nishnabotna on Homecoming Night, 70-34.

    Coming off a big win in the first week of conference play at East Mills, the Vikings knew they needed a win against the Blue Devils to keep them in playoff contention as one of the top four teams in their district.

    Nishnabotna came out firing as quarterback Doug Raymond hit Joel Delong on two early touchdown passes, giving the Blue Devils a 14-0 lead in the first quarter.

  • Blue Jays rally as Greig scores four touchdowns against South Page

    VILLISCA – Villisca’s senior running back Austin Greig put on a show to close out his last Homecoming as a Blue Jay.

    The Blue Jays lost a 12-8 lead, going into the half when Timmy Myers’ 37-yard fieldgoal attempt was blocked and returned for a touchdown.  With the two-point conversion, the Rebels went into the half with a 16-12 lead.

    South Page extended their lead scoring on a 46-yard run on their first drive of the second half, but that would be all the Villisca defense would surrender.

  • Tigers lose four, ankle hampers French

    RED OAK – The Tigers knew they were in for the toughest week of the season thus far, facing Atlantic Tuesday followed by their own tournament, which they invited Abraham Lincoln, Harlan, Atlantic, Clarinda, and Treynor, among others.

    In the match at Atlantic Tuesday, the Tigers were swept, 25-14, 25-18, and 25-16.

    Gabrielle French led the Tigers with seven kills on 19 attempts and 10 digs in the loss. 

  • Viqueen victorious over Villisca, 3-0

    STANTON – The Viqueens continued their dominance over the Corner Conference and moved up to number three in the state rankings with a win over Villisca Thursday.

    Stanton jumped ahead to a big lead in the first game, but the Blue Jays did not go down without a fight, pulling within three points, before the Viqueens went on to win, 25-20.

    In the second game, Villisca started with a 6-2 lead behind the serving of Sheri Schaaf and the hitting and blocking of Courteny Auxier and Jill Vanderhoof.  Schaaf served nine of nine in the match for the Blue Jays.

  • Tigers leave Winterset with a limp, loses 70-0

    WINTERSET – Four Red Oak Tiger players were hospitalized in a 70-0 loss to Winterset Friday night.

    Matt Soe, Dakota White, Jordan Vrba, and Jeff Updike were all treated and released with concussion symptoms during or after Friday’s big loss.  The Tigers struggled on offense, as they gave up the ball on three-and-outs on their first four possessions, and gained 42 yards of total offense on the night.

    The Huskies took advantage of good field position by scoring on their first three drives from 21 yards, 53 yards and on a 63-yard punt return.

  • Vikings stand their ground, Greig carries Villisca

    MALVERN - Stanton quarterback and running back Tyler Havrum and Greg Focht ran wild against the East Mills' defense Friday night, as the Vikings defeated the Wolverines, 30-20.

    Focht finished the game with 23 rushes for 137 yards and a touchdown.  He also picked up four tackles on defense.
    Havrum carried the ball 25 times for 112 yards and three touchdowns.  He also completed four passes for 37 yards as quarterback.