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Today's Sports

  • In the Nic of time

    Nic Duysen, East Mills incoming senior, transitions from the diamond to the field to the court to the track and golf course and back to the diamond with such ease that he makes being a five-sport standout look easy. He lifts weights year-round, also.
    “I like to be busy and stay active,” Duysen said. “You meet different people and build friendships in the different sports, and that is beneficial.”
    It also played a big part in him overcoming his shyness.

  • RO Cross Country Challenge

    The fifth annual Red Oak Cross Country Challenge 5K Run was held on Saturday, Aug. 10 at the Red Oak Country Club. The Challenge is a cooperative event between the Montgomery County Family YMCA, Red Oak Country Club, and the Red Oak High School cross country team. Proceeds from the event benefit the Red Oak Community School District cross country team.
    Awards were presented to the top three female and male, youth and adult finishers in 5K races.  
    Female youth: Chloe DeVries, Red Oak 25:09; Camryn Bass, Red Oak 29:15; Aedynn Graham, Red Oak 29:44.  

  • POI releases all-conference BB,...

    Southwest Valley placed four Timberwolves on the Pride of Iowa all-conference baseball teams. Tyler Pearson made first team honors; Dustin Lund and Aiden Gaule were recognized on the second team; and Teagan Lundquist earned honorable mention.
    The complete list of honorees on the Pride of Iowa Conference baseball team is below.
    First team
    Isaac Gavin, Martensdale-St. Marys, junior pitcher, and Carson Elbert, Martensdale-St. Marys sophomore outfield were unanimous selections.

  • Hawk-10 releases summer sports...

    The Hawkeye 10 conference announced the 2019 summer sports all academic award winners. Honorees must be a senior letter winner who has attained a cumulative 3.5 GPA during their high school career. Red Oak had 10 Tigers receive the honors.
    Softball

  • All Express baseball team

    The All-Express baseball team has been selected. Players from the Corner Conference, Hawkeye 10, and Pride of Iowa were compared and evaluated for hours before the final selections were agreed upon by the committee. This year’s team looks a bit different than the teams from the past, and it all begins with the captain: Red Oak senior Colton Kinnison.

  • Express All-Area softball

    The softball season is over for the six schools that the Express covers, and it is time for the All-Area softball honors.
    Every year, I think it will get easier to make the decisions, and every year I am mistaken. The teams covered compete in three different conferences: Corner, Hawkeye 10, and Pride of Iowa, making selections a more difficult task.
    Some teams had some tough seasons, but when you look at the roster and realize how young some of those teams were, it becomes clear that the next few seasons of summer ball is going to be exciting to cover.

  • ‘Blue Ribbon’ winners
  • Red Oak places three on Hawkeye...

    The Hawkeye 10 Conference released its all-conference softball and baseball teams. Red Oak’s Kamryn Buntrock earned second team honors and Chloe Johnson earned honorable mention in softball. Carter Bruce earned second team honors in baseball.
    The complete lists for Hawkeye 10 all-conference teams are below.
    Softball
    First team: unanimous: Sara Keeler, Creston, JR infield; Logan Hughes, Shenandoah, SR infield; Morgan Schaben, Harlan, SR pitcher; Alex Mohr, Denison-Schleswig, SR catcher; Sarah Heilesen, Denison-Schleswig, SR pitcher.

  • Webb is coach of the year
  • Red Oak baseball end of season...

    The Red Oak baseball family hosted a banquet on Thursday, July 11, honoring all of the accomplishments of the season.
    Some of the accomplishments recognized included the JV season’s record of 7-5-1, and JV honors awarded to Dawson Bond and Braden Woods.
    The varsity team ended the season with a 10-18 record, which tied for the best record; six conference wins, which is the best going back a dozen years, and defeated Clarinda by 10 runs after five innings for the first time.