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Reaping the rewards

It’s a simple truth: Win a lot of football games and you’re going to get a lot of postseason honors.

Chickasaws land three on all-NEIC

Picking New Hampton all-conference players might have been especially hard this year with the depth and talent the Chickasaws displayed. But since coaches can’t vote for their own players, it was out of coach Jess Geerts’ hands entirely.

Chickasaws fall in state playoff quarterfinals

A season few outside the New Hampton locker room would have believed back in August came to an end Friday night as Waukon rolled to a 34-13 win over the Chickasaws in a Class 2A state playoff quarterfinal game.

Chickasaw girls fall in regional final

     New Hampton's brilliant volleyball season came to an end one victory short of the state tournament as third-ranked Waterloo Columbus topped the Chickasaws 3-1 for the Class 3A regional title Monday night.     Set scores were 26-24, 25-21

Chickasaws put together solid state cross country meet

The New Hampton student-athletes who participated in the state cross country meet didn’t take time off and rest the day after their trip to Fort Dodge.

Chickasaws top Dike-New Hartford in playoff opener

A scrambling Keagan John hit Josh Fenske on a 15-yard scoring pass with 1:09 remaining to lift New Hampton to a 21-14 victory over Dike-New Hartford in the opening round of the Class 2A state football playoffs.

New Hampton earns trip to volleyball regional final

It wasn't always pretty, but New Hampton volleyball coach Jess Geerts didn't care. All that mattered to her was the Chickasaws won Tuesday night and will now play for a trip to the Class 3A state tournament.

Chickasaws rally to claim district title

New Hampton is headed back to the playoffs thanks to an inspired half of football as the Chickasaws rallied for a 14-7 victory over Clear Lake Friday night to claim the Class 2A, District 2 title.

Chickasaw Wrestling Club gears up

    Andy Hugeback believes one of the reasons New Hampton was able to celebrate winning the Class 2A dual meet state title a year ago was the Chickasaw Wrestling Club.    No, scratch that, he knows it’s a fact.    “A lot of those guys who wrestled

Chickasaws face their biggest test of the season

    It’s pretty simple for the New Hampton football team.    Win tonight [Friday] at Clear Lake, claim the Class 2A, District 2 title and earn a home playoff game.    And if the Chickasaws don’t win? Well, then they’re going to need help just to m

Trojans bow out with loss to Kee

    The never-say-die attitude has served members of the Turkey Valley volleyball team well this year.    Including their final match of the season.

Two Chickasaws advance to state!

     After running solo at the state meet last year, Nolan Usher will have company this year.
     Both Usher and Olivia Burke qualified for the state cross country meet by finishing in the top 15 at the state qualifying meet Thursday.

N-P has banner, yet disappointing, day at Top of Iowa

    How far has the Nashua-Plainfield cross country program come this year?    Well, consider this: The Huskies’ girls took third at the Top of the Iowa Conference meet and second among East Division teams, the boys had the divisional individual c

Huskies survive Newman, set up showdown

     Don’t tell Chase Sudol and his Nashua-Plainfield football players that this Friday’s home game is just another regular season game.     No sir, Friday’s tilt against West Hancock is a playoff game.     The winner makes the Class A state playo

Chickasaw volleyball advances to regional semifinals

     New Hampton survived a 20-9 deficit in the first set of a regional volleyball match-up against Waukon Wednesday, then went on to win the match in straight sets.

Turkey Valley boys take fourth at UIC

     Jordon Snyder was fairly confident of his ability to finish in the top 15 to earn all-conference honors during the Upper Iowa Conference race last Thursday.     After all, the senior has been all-UIC his freshman, sophomore and junior years. 

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