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High School

  • Lightning shortens meet at Clarinda

    What started out as a mild, sunny Tuesday at Clarinda High School quickly turned into a dark, stormy evening as the girls Cardinal Relays was delayed midway through due to lightning.

    The meet was ultimately halted following the 4x200 meter relay.

    Essex, Red Oak, Stanton, East Mills, Southwest Valley and Griswold were able to post results before weather stopped the meet.

    Red Oak

  • Red Oak golf starts season with win against Griswold

    During a cold, windy Thursday at the Red Oak Country Club the Tigers boys and girls hosted Griswold with mixed results. 

    The boys team was able to top Griswold, 183-189. The girls team didn’t register a score because of small numbers while Griswold scored a 234.

    Weather was a factor for all the athletes, as winds gusted above 40 m.p.h. under an overcast sky with temperatures hovering around 50 degrees.

  • Red Oak wrestling celebrates season with a banquet

    The Red Oak wrestling team celebrated the 2015-2016 season with its end-of-the- year banquet Tuesday.

    Head coach Tiegen Podliska started by reviewing the season, which included talking about program goals and the eight dual wins the Tigers achieved last season.

    Assistant coach Nathan Rouse then gave an overview of the junior varsity season, and gave awards to the junior varsity team.

  • Red Oak opens season atRam Relays

    The Red Oak boys track team got its season started April 4 by heading down Highway 34 to Glenwood to participate in the Ram Relays.

    The Tigers had solid performances in multiple events to start their outdoor season. Here are the results from the Ram Relays:

    Field Events

  • Southwest Iowa fishing report

     The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has released its weekly fishing report for Southwest Iowa.

    The report says that Viking Lake should supply a good channel catfish population that could  provide for good catfishing in the early spring.

    Crappie bites are also expected to pick up with a week of warmer weather coming up.

    Here is the rest of the report from the Iowa DNR:

    Banner Lake (south)

  • A Stanton tradition continues

    In 2002 life was taken from two Stanton High School students during a car accident while on their way to school.

    As a way to heal and grieve, and to set up a memorial for the students, Stanton decided to host a three-on-three basketball tournament to raise money to set up a memorial for the students.

    That event has grown into a regular part of the sports calendar in Montgomery County.

  • Red Oak track ninth and tenth graders compete in Glenwood

    The boys and girls Red Oak track programs came into the season with questions both coaches wanted answered.

    Tuesday in Glenwood, they got their first chance to answer some of those questions at the Hawkeye-10 South Division meet.

    Boys head coach Sueann French said the team showed her a lot, but there is still work to do.

  • Red Oak track kicks off season at Glenwood

    The boys and girls Red Oak track programs came into the season with questions both coaches wanted answered.

    Tuesday in Glenwood, they got their first chance to answer some of those questions at the Hawkeye-10 South Division meet.

    Boys head coach Sueann French said the team showed her a lot, but there is still work to do.

  • Red Oak sets sights on top half of the conference

    As John Gambs begins his 27th season as head coach of the Red Oak golf team, he is doing it with more new faces than old ones.

    Gambs only has four returning letterwinners from his team last season and 11 total.

    Connor Johnson, Ethen Hewett, Justin Bernard and Christian Horn return.

    Gambs said he sees potential for a strong season for the boys team.

  • Red Oak girls golf will focus on individual growth

    The Red Oak girls golf team is light on numbers this season. Only one past letter-winner, Belle Perkins, returns for the Tigers, and five athletes are on the team total, four of which are seniors.

    Last season the team had five members on the roster. They competed in five nine-hole matches and had a top-four average of 244.20. They also participated in three 18-hole matches and had a top four average of 503.3.