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New Hampton defeated by No. 2 seed

A spectacular season came to an end Wednesday as the Chickasaw volleyball team lost a four-set match to Tipton at the state volleyball tournament.

1973 volleyball team paved the way for today's Chickasaws

Geri Wisner and Carol Cordes admit the details are a little fuzzy, but one thing remains crystal clear for both women when it comes to New Hampton’s first-ever state volleyball team.“It was very exciting,” said Wisner, who back in the fall of 1973

It might be bit dysfunctional, but cast makes up a family

When it comes right down to it, maybe the best way to describe the cast of the fall play is it’s a family.“Maybe a dysfunctional one, but yes, we are a family,” Director Maggie Konecne said.

Turkey Valley's Blazek takes sixth at state cross country

Turkey Valley’s Jalyssa Blazek capped a standout freshman cross country season Saturday as she ran to a sixth-place finish at the Class 1A state meet.Blaek finished the race in 19:59.3 to earn a medal in her first-ever state meet, while teammate J

Camanche to provide stern test in Class 3A regional final

New Hampton’s been here — a regional final — before, and the Chickasaws believe the experience gained a year ago in a 3-1 loss to Waterloo Columbus can pay dividends Monday night.

A wild thrill ride

There was a touchdown roughly every 2.8 minutes when Turkey Valley and Rockford battled in the first round of the state playoffs Friday.

Despite ‘moments,’ Turkey Valley sees season end at Tripoli

Karissa Schmidt headed off the volleyball floor for the last time of her volleyball career Monday,  and while the Trojans ended the season with a 3-0 loss to Tripoli, Schmidt was proud — really proud actually — of her teammates.

N-P gets defensive to pull out victory

On a night in which the Nashua-Plainfield defense shone brightly, it was probably fitting that it was the defense that provided the points that gave the Huskies their first win — at least on the field — of the season.

Chickasaw girls to play in regional final

For the second consecutive year, New Hampton will be in the regional volleyball finals after a Tuesday night, four-set win over Waukon.

Chickasaws end season on high note

Maybe Dillon Roberson summed up both the 2018 season and Friday night the best.
“It definitely wasn’t the season we thought we’d have,” the New Hampton senior said, “but at least we got tonight.”

Trojans roll to win, wrap up district title

On the north end of the Turkey Valley football complex — by the scoreboard — there’s a sign with 15 different years written on it, representing the 15 years the Trojans have made it to the playoffs. 

Lawler native relieves stress with marathons

To say Dr. Jacqueline Evans loves to run is an understatement.

Former N-P star’s heart leads to Wartburg success

Jason Fisher will be the first to admit that it wasn’t always easy to stand on the sidelines during his first two years as a member of the Wartburg football team.

Four area athletes advance to state cross country

Two Turkey Valley runners, one from New Hampton and one from Nashua-Plainfield will be representing the area in both the 1A and 2A cross country meets after finishing in the top 15 in their respective state qualifying meets Thursday.

Trip is Trojan regional opponent

With Tripoli looming in the postseason, Turkey Valley ended their regular season last Thursday with a 3-0 loss to Central of Elkader to finish the 2018 campaign with a 4-21 record.

Slow start; fast finish

Kerigan Tenge pondered the question on which — a kill or an ace serve — gave her a bigger thrill when it comes to volleyball.

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