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High School

  • Sports Calendar: December 10

    The winter sports season is in full swing, here is a look at all the events taking place for Tuesday.

    The Red Oak bowling team makes its regular season debut Tuesday afternoon when they head to Panther Lanes in Creston to take on Creston High School. The action starts at 3:30 p.m. It will only be varsity competing.

    In basketball, the Red Oak girls team makes their 2013-14 home debut Tuesday night when they host the Atlantic Trojanns. The action is scheduled for a 7:30 p.m. start at the Red Oak High School gymnasium.

  • Topham qualifies for Foot Locker nationals race

     Griswold cross country runner Rebekah Topham was one of 10 high school girls in the midwest to qualify for the 2013 Foot Locker Cross Country Championships.

    Topham qualified at a midwest regional in Kenosha, Wis. 

    The junior finished third in the race, running a time of 17:45. Only Kelcy Welch of Carmel, Ind. and Stephanie Jenks of Aurora, had faster times.

  • Vikings win two of three

     COLLEGE SPRINGS — The Stanton Vikings have won two of their first three games to start the 2013-14 season.

    Their most recent win came Friday night in College Springs against South Page, 73-48.

    Stanton took a 48-16 lead at halftime and never looked back.

    Three Vikings had double-digit points, including David Sorensen, who scored 19 on 6-for-11 shooting, including 2-for-5 from three-point range. 

  • East Mills shines at Corning meet

     CORNING — The East Mills wrestling team got off to a fast start Thursday when they went undefeated as part of a quadrangular at Southwest Valley High School in Corning.

    East Mills handily won all three of their duals, defeating Mount Ayr, Southwest Valley and Clarke.

  • Tigers fall short versus LC

    RED OAK — The Red Oak boys basketball team lost their home opener Friday night against Hawkeye 10 opponent Lewis Central 72-58.

    The Tigers were within nine points entering the fourth quarter, but the Titans scored eight of the first 10 points to take a 62-46 lead.

    “I think we were a few plays away from clawing our way back in the fourth quarter,” Red Oak boys basketball coach Theo Fundermann said.

  • T’Wolves struggle with tough losses

     CORNING — The Southwest Valley girls basketball team remains in search of their first win this season after losing Friday night at home to Mount Ayr 44-30.

    Stats from the game weren’t available as of press time.

    Southwest Valley is 0-3 to start the season.

    Shenandoah 65, Southwest Valley 37

  • Winless start for SWV boys basketball team

     CORNING — The Southwest Valley boys basketball team is 0-3 to start the season, following its 58-54 loss Friday night at home versus Mount Ayr.

    The Timberwolves held a three-point lead entering the fourth quarter when Mount Ayr took control.

    Southwest Valley took a 34-28 lead at halftime thanks to 23 points scored in the second quarter. The Raiders outscored them in both the third (12-9) and fourth (18-11) quarter.

  • Viqueens remain undefeated with wins

     The Stanton Viqueens remain undefeated after picking up three wins last week.

    Their most recent win came Friday night in College Springs versus South Page, 59-22.

    Stanton jumped out to an 18-4 lead and never looked back, scoring double-digit points in three of four quarters.

    Stats from the game weren’t available as of press time.

    Stanton 52, Riverside 33

    The Viqueens jumped out to a double-digit lead early and never looked back, last Thursday.

  • Red Oak takes second at Treynor tournament

    TREYNOR—Two wrestling champions were crowned from Red Oak during Saturday’s Treynor Tournament.

    Dakota Petty (113 lbs.) and Tanner Mertz (132 lbs.) were both champions in the event as the Red Oak wrestling team finished in the top three, along with East Mills and Woodbine.

    Petty defeated St. Albert’s Brody Brandenberg in the championship match to win the title at 113 lbs. The senior had a bye in the quarterfinal round and then defeated Joel Becerra of A-H-S-T via first period pinfall in the semifinals.

  • Red Oak knocks down Lewis Central in opener

    COUNCIL BLUFFS — In a battle between two ranked girls basketball teams, it was Red Oak, the state qualifier last season, scored the victory.

    Defense played a key role for the Red Oak as they kept Lewis Central in check and began the 2013-14 season with a 43-33 victory in Council Bluffs Friday night.

    Both Red Oak and Lewis Central were ranked in the Iowa Girls High School basketball poll heading into Friday night’s game. The Tigers were ranked fourth in Class 3A, while Lewis Central was second in the Class 4A poll behind Harlan.