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High School

  • Not in the Cards for R.O.

    CLARINDA – The Red Oak baseball team fell on the short side of Saturday’s wild first round district playoff game, losing 8-7.
    In a replay of  Thursday’s 6-5 loss to Clarinda, the Tigers had plenty of opportunities, as they led four different times in the loss.
    The Tigers led after the first inning, 1-0, to only give up that lead in the second, as Clarinda scored two.
    The Tigers struck back in the top of the third, scoring another two runs, to lead 3-2.

  • Tigers name Yost coach for 2010

    RED OAK – After sorting through more than 30 applicants, Red Oak High School has made their decision on a new head football coach.
    Andrew Yost, who’s latest high school head coaching job was at West Sioux City High School from 2005-2007 and again from 2008-2010, will be teaching high school physical education, will head up the weight room and fitness program, along with the head football coaching position.

  • Tigers fight to the end, 12-11

    GREENFIELD – The scene was set, just as in Ernest Thayer’s iconic poem “Casey at the Bat,” the Griswold Tigers had one last chance at stunning Nodaway Valley to keep their postseason alive.  But, as Thayer would have said, “there is no joy in Griswold,” the Tigers were unable get the big hit, losing 12-11.
    The chances looked bleak for the Griswold nine, as they fell behind quick.  The Wolverines pounced on Griswold’s Landon Cousins, 11-1 after two, with their sticks.

  • Viqueens beat Sidney, lose in first round

    STANTON — The Stanton Viqueens had a long day, playing a make-up game against Fremont-Mills followed by their regularly scheduled game against Sidney, Tuesday.
    In the early game, Fremont-Mills’ All State pitcher Mindy Lorimor held the Viqueens to only four hits, striking out six, in the 6-0 shutout.
    In the late game, Sidney hitters jumped on eighth grader starting pitcher Sara Sederburg early, scoring five earned runs in one and a third innings pitched.

  • Tigers split with Mustangs, break skid

    SHENANDOAH – The Tigers broke their 11-game losing streak at Shenandoah Monday, winning the first game of a doubleheader 7-5.
    Colby Wise picked up his first win of the season, giving up five earned runs on six hits, striking out six Mustangs.
    Shenandoah led in the first two innings, until Red Oak put together a three-run third inning, to move ahead 3-2.
    The Tigers gave Wise some breathing room as they pulled out to a 7-2 lead going into the seventh inning.  

  • Vikes drop two to Blue Devils

    STANTON – The Vikings had a chance stealing the Nishnabotna’s lead in the Corner Conference Thursday, as the two teams played a doubleheader, but Stanton dropped both games, 12-8 and 13-4.
    In the first game, Stanton jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first inning, topped by a three-run home run by starting pitcher Alex Whigham.
    That lead held until the Blue Devils’ bats caught up with Whigham, while Nishnabotna tied the score at four in the third inning.

  • Red Oak loses six games in one week, season first

    SHENANDOAH — Red Oak softball is having one of their best seasons in recent history, but the Tigers took a big hit last week, losing all six games played.
    The Red Oak softball team started the week on the wrong foot, losing to rival Shenandoah 3-2, in a seventh-inning rally by the Fillies.
    The Shenandoah win tied up the regular season series between the two teams, 1-1.