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Showdown victories

Playing against the 3A individual defending girls state golf champion was a daunting task Tuesday as New Hampton was winning a quadrangular against Clear Lake, Charles City and Waukon at Charles City.  Not only was Clear Lake’s Emily Snelling the

Trapshooters battle the elements on the range

The Nashua-Plainfield trapshooting team has seen many ups and downs throughout the season so far and this week was a little of both for the team.  Cold and windy conditions made shooting a real challenge this last week for all of the team.  The te

Road woes continue for Huskies

Nashua-Plainfield’s road woes continued on the golf course last week before the Huskies got a lengthy break from meets thanks to Mother Nature.  The girls had claimed three straight meet titles at home heading into last Tuesday’s triangular at Cha

Stiff competition for TV trap at Osage Saturday

The top Turkey Valley score when the Trojan trapshooters competed at Osage Saturday came from Brad Kriener with a 45, but with the type of competition on that cold, windy day, the 45 of Kriener's didn't win him any awards.

Reicks medals, but South Winn sweeps Turkey Valley

Turkey Valley had the best golfer, but South Winn's boys had more balance as Trojan golfers were hosting South Winn on an afternoon not fit to be outdoors.

Chickasaws endure miserable Drake Relays

It’s supposed to be one of the highlights of the track season, but New Hampton’s appearance in the 2017 Drake Relays was memorable for all the wrong reasons.  “It was miserable,” coach Jeanette Laures said.

New Hampton girls top Waukon

Coach Eric Olson was a fountain of cliches Sunday, a day before the girls were scheduled to start their final regular season week of the golf campaign.  The conversation centered around the regional pairings that were released last week that sent

Chickasaws survive awful elements, post NEIC triangular win

Yes, New Hampton’s boys like to golf. They’re happy when the find out a meet is 18 holes instead of nine.  But Friday?  “No, they didn’t want to be out in the rain and the cold,” said coach Bill Glenn.

Firing on all cylinders

While the distractions that come along with prom may have contributed to the first trapshooting squad loss for New Hampton this season at Osage Saturday, coach Chuck Stanton wouldn’t change a thing.  “We had 26 people leave early, so we did some t

On further review, track meet off

The on-again, off-again New Hampton Invitational boys track meet is now permanently off.The meet was originally scheduled to be held on Monday night but because of the forecast, school officials postponed the meet to Tuesday.But several teams drop

TV girls bring down times, finish fifth at Sumner-Fred

A track season is all about goals. Some are met, some aren't.

Turkey Valley golfers sweep Postville

By now, the home coed golf season will be over for Turkey Valley, as their final meet at Jackson Heights took place yesterday [Thursday].    And while the wins have been in short supply this season, both teams picked up a victory Monday as the Tro

Chickasaw throwers go ‘long’ at Osage

Ask Noah Fenske if he wants to beat his teammate Dillon Roberson in the shot put, and the answer is an emphatic yes.  Ask Roberson if he wants to beat Fenske, and the answer is the same.  But the two sophomores — both of whom came up with career-b

TV girls sweep at Nashua

Kaylie Klimesh has flirted with a perfect 50 mark before — last year she had a 46 during a meet in May against South Winn — but she became the first Turkey Valley trapshooter in school history to score the mark when the Trojans shot at Nashua Tues

Chickasaw girls shine in Waukon

New Hampton girls track coach Jeanette Laures had very few complaints when it came to her team’s performances Tuesday night.  The Chickasaws won three events and finished a strong second — hey, losing to Decorah in any team race is unfortunately a

Trojan boys win another title

The first meet that Turkey Valley was scheduled to run at Sumner-Fredericksburg this season was called off due to wet grounds, but the second coed was held Monday at Sumner, giving the Trojan boys another team title over the eight-team field.    T

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