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Tough sledding

Let’s put it this way: The Nashua-Plainfield cross country team does itself no favors when it comes to its annual home meet.“Our course is pretty challenging,” Nashua-Plainfield coach Jen Kalainoff said, “and then throw in the fact that we have 3A

Turkey Valley volleyball plays in third consecutive Saturday tourney

    Two volleyball teams  — Nashua-Plainfield and Clarksville — dropped out of the Dunkerton Tournament that was held Saturday, due to flooding in their towns.    There was no flooding in Jackson Junction, but Turkey Valley nearly became the third

Turkey Valley wins showdown

    On the first play from scrimmage in the Turkey Valley-AGWSR contest Friday, an AGWSR pass was broken up by Evan Busta. On the second play the Cougars fumbled and the ball was recovered by Wyatt Blazek.

Picking off a win!

A week’s worth of practice had told Keegan Tenge what was coming next.All week the New Hampton coaches had told Tenge and his fellow defensive backs that the Cowboys liked to run curl pass routes when they faced third-and-long.So midway through th

Chickasaw runners can’t wait for fall

The Chickasaw cross country team had some cooler weather in which to compete Tuesday at Waukon and it agreed with the runners, according to their coach.“I think my team is ready for fall weather, because we certainly run better when it's a li

Happy Homecoming for Trojan football

Turkey Valley's Wyatt Blazek ran for four touchdowns during the Trojans' Homecoming Friday night, while quarterback Cody Hackman ran for one score and passed for three others.

Chickasaws pull away late for homecoming win

New Hampton used a late burst as the Chickasaws scored three fourth quarter touchdowns, including two on interception returns, to beat Clarion-Goldfield-Dows/CAL 35-6 Friday night.The second-ranked Chickasaws improved to 5-0 overall and 3-0 in dis

Lady Trojans starting to see cohesion

    Turkey Valley’s first volleyball win of the season came against a Wisconsin school, their second was against a school from Minnesota.    Now girls, let’s work on those Iowa schools.    The Trojans ended up second in the “Silver Tournament” at

Going the distance

New Hampton volleyball coach Jess Geerts loves the scrappiness of her Chickasaws.But her team’s keen sense of drama?

Huskies snap skid with win over Riceville

Nashua-Plainfield volleyball is on the right track, it’s first year coach says, no matter what the record states.The Huskies went 1-3 last week and took a 3-10 record into Tuesday night’s home match with North Butler.“I know our record doesn’t loo

N-P cross country runners shine at Osage

The veterans on the Nashua-Plainfield cross country teams have run the Osage Invitational course for years now.You could say that they know it like the back of their hand, and if you need proof, look at last week’s meet in which they seriously cut

Clicking on all cylinders

Nashua-Plainfield football coach Chase Sudol didn’t want his team to mess around Friday night when the Huskies traveled to Rockford.“We told them, ‘Go out and get after them.’ And that’s exactly what they did,” Sudol said after the Huskies rolled

South Winn runners win at Central

Both the South Winn girls and boys won a meet last week held at Elkader; eight schools competed at the meet but only four had the numbers to count as a girls team and six as a boys team.    “Overall, our kids competed much better at Elkader than w

Trojans light up scoreboard again

After Turkey Valley's win over Riceville Friday night, coach Mark Scott emphasized how important every district game is with the new playoff system.But this upcoming week is a doozie.Not only are the Trojans hosting the only other ranked team

New Hampton claims volleyball crown at Waukon

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Trojans give Warriors final-set fight

At times the student section may have been sitting Thursday night as the Trojan volleyball team was playing at home against South Winn.

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