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Making it count

     They took their lumps as sophomores and juniors to experience games as seniors like the one coming up on Friday.     Thanks to a come-from-behind 26-12 win over West Fork last Friday, Nashua-Plainfield will be playing its most meaningful game

Snyder, Byrne, Gillen earn medals for Trojans

    For the first time in three meets, Turkey Valley’s boys had the numbers for a varsity team score when they ran at the Crestwood Invitational Saturday.    But just barely.

Time to run at home!

    The one and only chance to watch the New Hampton cross country team at home takes place Thursday, Oct.

New Hampton runners bring home two medals

    Never underestimate the importance of a good start.

Turkey Valley gets a homecoming win

    This year's Homecoming Queen at Turkey Valley didn't get to experience walking across the football field while being introduced, being crowned in front of a Friday night football crowd or riding around the track in a convertible.   

Chickasaws falter at tourney

    The 12th-ranked (3A) New Hampton volleyball team stumbled a little bit Saturday, winning two matches and losing two at a Charles City Tournament loaded with talented teams.    The nine-team loop included Janesville, the top ranked team in Clas

Chickasaws suffer first district loss

New Hampton's margin for error got a lot slimmer Friday night as the Chickasaws dropped their first Class 2A, District 2 game of the season as Crestwood came away with a 13-7 victory.

Chickasaws record season-best times

    Both head coach Jamie Quass Ohrt and assistant coach Bob Vorwald made comments to the cross country runners before the Jesup meet Tuesday.    Ohrt told the athletes it would be a perfect day to break records with low temperatures, a flat cours

Takin’ it to the Huskies

     Just one look at the scores told you how well New Hampton’s volleyball team played Tuesday at Oelwein.

Nashua-Plainfield’s ready to get back on the football field

    On further review, Chase Sudol didn’t mind his Nashua-Plainfield football team’s “bye week” as much as he thought he would.    “In a lot of ways, it was good for us,” he said of not playing last week because North Butler forfeited to the Huski

Huskies take giant strides on the court

    Two weeks ago, the Nashua-Plainfield volleyball season seemed to be going nowhere.    The Huskies were 2-10 and mired in a nine-match losing streak and hadn’t won a single set during the skid.    My oh my, how things have changed.    After tak

Relaxed expectations

    Two days after running on their home course — one of the toughest cross country layouts in the state — the Nashua-Plainfield girls cross country team one-upped itself.    The Huskies, despite not running at full strength, claimed the team titl

Trojans show improvement at Dunkerton

    At least one aspect of the Turkey Valley volleyball game improved drastically as the Trojans were going 1-2 in the Dunkerton tourney over the weekend.    Before Saturday, the serving average for the team stood at 86 percent, but at Dunkerton t

Another tough one to swallow

    Probably no one in the state had two closer games than Turkey Valley's football team did the past two weeks.    Following an overtime loss to Riceville a week ago, the Trojans suffered their second district loss Friday at AGWSR, when the

Turkey Valley homecoming festivities switched to Thursday

    It’s definitely going to be a different kind of homecoming this year at Turkey Valley as its Friday night football opponent — Central Elkader — announced Monday that it will forfeit the game to the Trojans because it will not have enough playe

Chickasaws hold off Cowboys for 32-25 win

New Hampton had two touchdowns called back, gave up 19 points in the final 7:47 of the game, racked up 16 penalties and still managed to stay unbeaten in Class 2A, District 2 play.

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