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Rallying for a split

Soreness never felt so good for Nashua-Plainfield football player Nathan Dettmer and his teammates.  “I’m moving a little slow today,” Dettmer said Tuesday afternoon, “but  beating North Butler, trust me, it’s worth it.”  Three days after sufferin

New Hampton cross country meet to be at Jackson Heights

New Hampton Activities Director Brad Schmitt knew the chances of running the annual New Hampton cross country meet at its normal location were slim to none.  Turned out they were none as recent flooding has left the New Hampton Golf and Country Cl

TV South Winn runners compete at Cresco invite

South Winn was first on the girls side and the varsity boys were second in a meet held at Crestwood Saturday.  “This was one of our best performances of the year,” said coach Kevin Kearney.

Times are good, but course is flat at Cresco

Water has messed with cross country schedules this year. Not only when it was raining, but after the rain stopped.

TV rolls by another ranked foe

Ssshhh, don't anyone tell Turkey Valley's football team that ninth-ranked Central Elkader isn't in their district.  Don't tell quarterback Cody Hackman, who passed for two touchdowns, ran for two more and, while on defense, int

It just wasn’t meant to be

    The first set of a volleyball match against Waverly-Shell Rock was definitely the longest set Ellie Ewert ever played.      “Honestly I wasn't tired, or didn't feel it at the time,” The Chickasaw senior said of the game that ended in

Heartbreak at home

This one is going to sting for a while, no doubt about it. But the New Hampton football team must try to put Friday’s heartbreaking 21-20 loss to Crestwood behind it, for there’s still much to play for when it comes to the 2016 season. “I’m proud

Trojans win over Central

Turkey Valley spoiled Homecoming for Central of Elkader Friday as the Trojans remained undefeated with a 42-20 win.Cody Hackman threw two touchdown passes, ran in two scores on quarterback sneaks and, while on defense, intercepted three passes fro

Lady Trojans score first UIC win

    Turkey Valley volleyball took another one of those baby steps Monday.

Shaving time

While coach Jamie Quass is a fine motivator, the chance of running varsity for the New Hampton cross country team also appears to have some pull.      The kind of competition that makes the top runners consistently improve — think Hannah Heit and

NEIC sweep

    Here’s a wake-up call.

Huskies are ready to play a lot of ball

Do you know that line that kicks off Sunday Night Football, the one that goes “are you ready for some football?”Nashua-Plainfield better be ready, for the Huskies are about to embark on a three-game, eight-day stretch that very well could determin

Huskies fall to North Butler, get extended time off

The good news is Nashua-Plainfield volleyball coach Amber Carter saw some good signs in last Tuesday’s loss to North Butler.The bad news is Mother Nature messed up any momentum the Huskies may have had as Nashua-Plainfield saw its match with St.

Tough sledding

Let’s put it this way: The Nashua-Plainfield cross country team does itself no favors when it comes to its annual home meet.“Our course is pretty challenging,” Nashua-Plainfield coach Jen Kalainoff said, “and then throw in the fact that we have 3A

Turkey Valley volleyball plays in third consecutive Saturday tourney

    Two volleyball teams  — Nashua-Plainfield and Clarksville — dropped out of the Dunkerton Tournament that was held Saturday, due to flooding in their towns.    There was no flooding in Jackson Junction, but Turkey Valley nearly became the third

Turkey Valley wins showdown

    On the first play from scrimmage in the Turkey Valley-AGWSR contest Friday, an AGWSR pass was broken up by Evan Busta. On the second play the Cougars fumbled and the ball was recovered by Wyatt Blazek.

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