High School Sports
Mustangs continue mid-season streak
GOWRIE - Two games on Friday resulted in two wins on Friday for the Newell-Fonda Mustangs. The wins over Southeast Valley were just the latest in a mid season streak that has taken the Twin Lakes Conference by storm and propelled the once struggling Newell-Fonda teams to the top of the leader boards...
Raptors lay down law to Lawton-Bronson
HOLSTEIN - If it wasn't for the third quarter on Friday night both the boys and girls teams for Ridge View wouldn't have a win. Luckily for both teams the third quarter is a mandatory part of the game, and it helped Ridge View secure two important victories on Friday night...
Travels bury Tornado boys against ELC
STORM LAKE - Some say that the foul of traveling is never called anymore in the game of basketball. On Friday night, though, some were almost pleading with the referees to stop calling traveling. The Estherville-Lincoln Central game against Storm Lake game was a travel fest. In the end the Midgets held onto the ball more as they also held onto a 58-41 win...
Short handed Warriors fall to East Sac
SAC CITY - Any game on the road is going to be a challenge. When a game is on the road and the two offensive stars for one team have been sidelined for various reasons then games become almost impossible to win. For Alta-Aurelia that was what they had to face on Friday night as they traveled to East Sac to play a scrappy Raider team. The Warriors made the trip with two of their offensive powerhouses, junior Josh McCormick and senior Ross Friedrich staying home...
Giant second quarter lifts Midgets past Tornadoes
STORM LAKE - If all else would have been equal then Storm Lake would have been in a close game on Friday night. However for one fourth of the game everything went right for Estherville - Lincoln Central. A 21-6 run in the second quarter helped the Midgets get the win over Storm Lake 46-29 in Friday night's game. Besides that second quarter the Tornadoes were only out scored by two points in the rest of the game...
Warriors come up just short against East Sac
SAC CITY - Despite playing a close game all night long, the Alta-Aurelia Warriors could not close the gap against East Sac on Friday. The Raiders won the game 57-50 to drop the Warriors to 4-3 overall in Twin Lakes Conference play. "We played a great game tonight, but just came up a little short," said Brian Christiansen, head coach for the Alta-Aurelia Warriors. ...
St. Mary's comes home empty from Manson
MANSON - Both the boys and girls teams struggled against Manson-Northwest Webster on Friday night for the St. Mary's Panthers. In the girls game the No. 10 ranked Manson-Northwest Webster team were in control of the game from the beginning as they handed the Panthers a 62-20 loss...
Trading a helmet for a headset
Former Storm Lake High School football standout, Logan Masters gets promotion at Wayne State
STORM LAKE - If there is any rivalry in the Twin Lakes Conference that is bigger than St. Mary's and Newell-Fonda in boys basketball it hasn't shown itself lately. The battle of Highway 71 has had many great bouts in the long history. On Tuesday night the two teams showed a glimpse of what makes the Panthers Mustangs battle one of the hottest tickets in Northwest Iowa...
Spirit Lake pulls away in second half
through use of height in Tuesday night's game
Newell-Fonda girls win with pressure over St. Mary's
STORM LAKE - There was no shortage of assists in the game on Tuesday night between Newell-Fonda and St. Mary's. More time was probably spent passing the ball than dribbling it down the court, but that was the game plan for the coaches. At one point in the game it was so focused on passes that Newell-Fonda player Maddi Morenz gave herself an assist an a pass while making a shot...
Storm Lake girls no match for Spirit Lake defense
STORM LAKE - Storm Lake struggled for points as they played their second top-ten ranked Lakes Conference opponent in a row. Tuesday night the Tornadoes girls hosted the Spirt Lake team that is ranked No. 4 in the most recent IGHSAU poll. For the Indians they had no problems holding onto that ranking with a 60-14 victory...
Titans best Warriors
GRAETTINGER - Alta-Aurelia had to play G-T/R-A on Tuesday without their leading scorer, Ross Friedrich who missed the game due to an illness. His pressence was missed in the stating lineup as the Titans were to pull away in the final quarter to take the 70-52 win...
Ridge View boys beat River Valley
HOLSTEIN - All the Raptors boys basketball team had to do on Tuesday evening was survive the first quarter. The 11 points that River Valley put up in the first quarter were the best offensive effort that they had on Tuesday as the Raptors were able to win the game 70-36...
Three firsts earned for Alta-Aurelia wrestling this weekend
Two meets in two days was how the wrestlers for Alta-Aurelia ended their weekend. It started first with a dual against East Sac and G-T/R-A last Thursday. On Saturday the team returned to Graettinger where they participated in the Twin Lakes Conference tournament...
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Hunter Education class offered
Hunter education is a mandatory program for anyone born after January 1, 1972 and is designed to introduce students to several lifelong skills that are important to the many different types of outdoor recreational opportunities. The course teaches students basic survival and first aid skills, water safety, wildlife identification, and the basics of wildlife management, hunting laws, and firearm/archery safety. ...
Storm Lake walking club ongoing through March
The Community Education Walking Program is still available so take advantage of having somewhere to walk without having to deal with the cold weather. Walking hours at the Storm Lake Middle School are school days 6:30-7:15 a.m. and 4:00-6:30 p.m. Don't let the winter weather keep you from getting a little exercise in!...
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