Today's Sports

  • Attack 12u Smack attacks VB...

    The Attack 12u Smack team, sponsored by Smack Sportswear, placed 51st in the nation at the Girls Junior National Volleyball Championship in Indianapolis after competing against other teams for four days, June 29- July 2.
    Marley Gray of Red Oak, Ashlynn Hodges of Shenandoah, and Evelyn Stoakes of Stanton were all on the team. There were three teams from Iowa in the tournament and they played against teams from Texas, Oklahoma, Georgia, New Jersey, and Kansas, just to name a few.
    The team is coached by Ann Marie Williams of Plattsmouth, Neb.

  • Tiger SB prepares for regional...

    The Red Oak softball team defeated AHSTW 3-0 in non-conference action on Tuesday, July 2, in Avoca.
    Maddie Wendt was three for three to lead the Tigers offense.
    Ashlee Young and Cami Porter had two hits each.
    Wendt, Young, and Kamryn Buntrock scored one run each.
    Zoey Welter pitched the shutout, allowing just three hits while striking out four.
    Red Oak dropped both games to Atlantic on Monday, July 1, with scores of 7-3 and 3-1.

  • RO BB prepares for post season

    The Red Oak Tigers fell to Lewis Central 16-6 in six innings on Monday, July, dropping to a 7-17 overall record, with just three games left in the regular season.
    The Tiger bats struggled as the team combined for nine hits, with Dawson Bond and Cam Vanderhoof getting two each, and Colton Kinnison smacking a double.
    Carter Bruce started on the mound and struck out two in the 1 1/3 innings pitched. He allowed three earned runs on four hits.
    Dillon Burns pitched 3 2/3 innings in relief with two strikeouts, four walks and 11 hits.

  • Essex Trojans nab first win of...

    The Essex/South Page Trojans baseball team grabbed its first win of the season with a 9-5 victory over the Griswold Tigers on Monday, July 1, in Essex.
    The Trojans took a 3-2 lead in the home half of the first inning, but fell behind one run as the Tigers added two runs in the second and held Essex scoreless.
    The Tigers added another run in the third, but a six-run fourth inning by the Trojans was enough to earn the win.

  • RO BB completes suspended game...

    Red Oak defeated Clarinda in five innings with a final score of 15-5.
    “This was a true team win,” Red Oak head coach Mark Erickson said. “Everyone contributed offensively, defensively, and on the mound.”
    The Tigers had a dozen hits on the night with all nine batters getting at least one hit. Carter Bruce, Cole Carlson, and Dillon Burns each smacked a double
    Bruce earned the win from the mound pitching all five innings. He allowed four hits, walked three, and struck out six. All Cardinal runs were unearned.

  • RO SB breaks losing streak with...

    The Red Oak Tigers snapped a nine-game losing streak with a walk-off victory over Kuemper Catholic on Friday, June 28, which was also senior night.
    The Tigers took a 1-0 lead in the second inning and held that through the third. But the Knights added two runs in the top of the fourth to take the lead. Both teams added a run in the fifth and the score held at 3-2 until the home half of the seventh inning. Red Oak had two runners on base, and Kam Buntrock knocked both runners in to end the game.

  • Stanton sweeps East Mills;...

    Stanton hosted East Mills on Monday, June 24, in conference action, and swept the Wolverines.
    Eighth grader Jenna Stephens drove in the winning run in the home half of the final inning, earning the walk-off win 5-4.
    The Viqueens opened up the scoring in the second inning, scoring two runs, and each team added one run in the fourth for a 3-1 Stanton lead. The Wolverines tied up the score in the fifth, adding two runs, and went ahead in the sixth with another run, taking a 4-3 lead, while holding Stanton scoreless in those two frames.

  • Stanton honors seniors, parents
  • ROCSD hires Podliska for...

    The Red Oak Community School District hired a new activities director for the upcoming school year. The job title may be new, but the person accepting the position has been with the Red Oak schools for eight years.
    Tiegen Podliska has worn many hats throughout his time with the district and is looking forward to the new challenge.
    “The way we have it worked out, Nate [Perrien] will evaluate the winter coaches,” Podliska said. “So that way it won’t affect wrestling season. I will still coach wrestling.

  • Stanton Viqueens knock off state...

    “Coming off of a not-so-good game the night before, we were a whole different team tonight,” Stanton co-head coach Brandie McFarland said of Stanton’s 5-2 non-conference win over Mt. Ayr (11-2) on Tuesday, June 18. “We stayed focused and really hit the ball well. All in all, our defense was great with a lot more talking, which helped a lot.”