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Despite end, N-P coach sees positives

The result was predictable last Friday night when Nashua-Plainfield played its last football game of the season.  Yes, Nashua-Plainfield lost big time — 63-0, to be exact — to West Hancock to finish  the season 3-6 overall and 2-5 in Class A, Dist

South Winn teams punch tickets to state

Although an individual race might seem to drag on forever, Turkey Valley’s Sadie Nymeyer was surprised at how quickly the cross country season passed by this year.  “It’s crazy to think this is our last district meet,” she said after the South Win

Running to state

    For the second straight year, New Hampton will send a runner to the state cross country meet, which will be held this weekend in Fort Dodge.    Nolan Usher finished 13th in a field of 93 runners in the varsity-only state qualifying meet held T

Trojans wrap up undefeated regular season

It wasn't like Turkey Valley had a soft schedule while going 9-0 during the regular season and taking the District 2 championship.  Non-district opponent Central of Elkader only had one loss when the teams met, and the Warriors' schedule

New Hampton rolls into the playoffs

New Hampton spotted Clear Lake an early 6-0 lead but put together a dominating second half on its way to a 22-6 victory over the Lions in the final game of the regular season.The Chickasaws took the lead for good when Keaton Geerts found a huge ho

One bad quarter costs N-P dearly

For 36 minutes and 57 seconds, the Nashua-Plainfield football team was right there with Mason City Newman last Friday.  But it was an 11-minute, three-second burst by the Knights that proved the difference in a 40-12 victory.  “Newman’s a good tea

Battling to the end

As she talked to her team before the third set on Tuesday, Nashua-Plainfield volleyball coach Amber Carter had one message for her Huskies.   “Play for Sierra,” she said of her team’s lone senior, Sierra Fisher.

Night of Conflict well worth it to Chickasaws

On the mat, one won and one lost, but the reality for two New Hampton wrestlers is this: They both won at the Night of Conflict last week.   Just the fact that Noah Fye and Michael Millage had a chance to compete at the prestigious dual meet made

Huskies shine at Top of Iowa

Faith Carpenter’s freshman season, so far, couldn’t have been scripted any better.   Emma Sinnwell’s junior year on the other hand has, at times at least, deviated from the plan.   But it all came together last Thursday for both Nashua-Plainfield

TV against Trip, again

    When the Turkey Valley volleyball season ends, most of the Trojan athletes will turn to basketball.

Moving on

When Kaelyn Ambrose said she thought the best part of Crestwood’s game was their blocking, she didn’t have a computer in front of her, she just knew from hand-to-hand combat against the Cadets.    “They have this girl, she’s a freshman and she did

‘Sticking together’ helps Chickasaws exceed their expectations

Scott Frerichs gathered his team together on the football field in Garner, smiled and asked his seniors to think back to the trip they took to a water park this summer.  “Would you have taken 7-1?”  And to a man, the seniors smiled, for in a seaso

Trojans looking for consistency

Turkey Valley's Tammy Vrzak would probably like to find a happy medium.

South Winneshiek sweeps UIC cross country titles

    Jordon Snyder’s goals weren’t set quite high enough at the start of the cross country season.He thought he could get fifth in the Upper Iowa Conference boys race, but he was the runner-up in last Thursday’s meet.    Now his goals are lofty, bu

Chickasaws take third at the NEIC

New Hampton was seeded fourth and finished third at the Northeast Iowa Volleyball Tournament Saturday, avenging one loss from earlier in the season but also losing to a team they'd beaten before.  Charles City was undefeated on the day and Wa

Trojans roll past Clarksville to clinch district title

Just about everything that could go wrong for Clarksville Friday, did.

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