Today's Sports

  • RO girls BB rolls to three wins...

    The Tiger girls basketball team soundly defeated Ar-We-Va 70-35 Monday, Jan. 21 in non-conference play.
    Red Oak had six points on the board by three different Tigers before Ar-We-Va put up their first two, and the Tigers rolled on to a 15-5 first-quarter lead, with scores by five Tigers.
    The second frame began on a Tiger 13-4 run as Red Oak continued to control the game, and the Tigers led 36-14 at the break.
    The Tigers jumped out to a 9-2 run in the third frame, ending the period with a 52-15 lead, putting the game out of reach for the Rockets.

  • RO’s McCunn earns Hawk-10...

    The Red Oak grapplers competed in the Hawkeye 10 Conference wrestling tournament in Shenandoah on Saturday, Jan. 26, ending the day in seventh of 11 teams.
    “Our team had set our expectations a little higher than we were able to accomplish today,” Red Oak head wrestling coach Tiegen Podliska said. “That means they see the work we’re putting in and think we should be placing higher than we are.”

  • Stanton seniors recognized
  • Red Oak grapplers host senior...

    The Red Oak Tigers wrestling team hosted a quad Thursday, Jan. 17, falling 0-3 in the team duals.
    “Control what you can control,” Tigers head wrestling coach Tiegen Podliska said. “Our expectations for the night were to go out, wrestle hard, have fun, and score points. We accomplished all of those, and we knew if we did that, we would be in a position to compete.”
    Tigers going undefeated on the night were Chase Sandholm, Justin McCunn, Carter Maynes, and Colton Kinnison.

  • Red Oak girls BB continues...

    The Red Oak girls basketball team defeated Glenwood and Harlan last week to earn a five-game winning streak.
    The Tigers battled to a 61-41 victory over Glenwood in front of the home crowd Tuesday, Jan. 15.
    The Tigers began with an 8-0 run, and held the Rams scoreless for three minutes before Brooklyn Taylor made a jump shot to get the Rams on the board.

  • Drake Johnson breaks Stanton...

    Stanton senior Drake Johnson surpassed the Stanton all-time career scoring record (1,437) held for 27 years by Eric C. Johnson, 1988-91, in the Thursday, Jan. 10, game against Southwest Valley. “I’m just glad the school notified me so I could be here and be a part of this,” E. Johnson said. “I broke the record set by James Stephens in 1988 only because we went further in the post season; we made it to state. Records are made to be broken, and I’m excited for Drake to set a new standard for Stanton basketball.”

  • Red Oak’s Meek crowned girls...

    Carrington Meek led the Red Oak girls bowling team to a fifth place finish at the Tiger Invitational last Tuesday, earning the highest score of all girls with a total of 375.
    “Coach [Mike] Webb challenged Carrington to shoot a 400 series before the match,” Red Oak assistant coach David Terry said. “As the scores show, she took the challenge very seriously. We are happy to have an individual champion crowned, especially at our own tournament.”
    The boys champion was Wyatt Aufdenberg of Shenandoah with a total of 412.

  • RO girls hoops win three; boys...

    The Red Oak Tiger hoops teams split wins with Clarinda last Tuesday, Jan. 8.
    The Tiger girls defeated Clarinda 70-43 with five players scoring double digits.
    The Tigers jumped to a three-point lead to end the first quarter, and extend that to a 37-21 halftime score before putting the game out of reach in the third frame 54-27.

  • RO wrestling sweeps home quad;...

    The weather prohibited the Red Oak wrestling team from competing in the ADM wrestling tournament in Adel on Saturday, but the Tigers still had a busy week of wrestling beginning with the JV Tiger wrestlers at a tournament last Monday, Jan. 7,  in Creston, and ending with a home quad on Thursday.
    “We took a pair of wrestlers to Creston, and the two young men put on a fairly dominant performance,” Red Oak assistant wrestling coach Nathan Rouse said.

  • Red Oak’s John Erp reaches 100th...

    The Red Oak Tigers came off of the winter break with a quad in Lewis Central Thursday, competing against the host school, Glenwood, and Shenandoah.
    Team standings: Lewis Central 3-0; Glenwood 2-1; Red Oak 1-2; Shenandoah 0-3.
    “I thought we did a good job battling some adversity,” Red Oak head wrestling coach Tiegen Podliska said. “Obviously, when you look at the forfeits, you realize we’re missing some pieces of our lineup right now. I saw a lot of fight in our losses; we might be out-manned at times, but we’re never out-fought.”