Sports

03/07/2019 - 4:04pm
Many times a loss at the state girl’s basketball tournament results in tears shed and hopes dashed. On the other side of the coin is elation and smiles all around. It may not have been clear in talking with the North Mahaska basketball team. North Mahaska faced No. 2 West Hancock in the opening game of the tournament, but fell 67-54. It would have been easy to find blame with each other,...
02/28/2019 - 11:44am
For 100 years it has been the dream of Iowa girls to one day step onto the court in Des Moines and play in a state tournament. Six girls from North Mahaska saw their high school team play and win the 2012 state championship. The bond formed watching the 2012 Warhawks hoist the trophy and celebrate set in motion a desire to go to the “Well...
02/28/2019 - 11:40am
It is not often when the opposing coach tells the losing coach his team played a great game, but lost by 40. Such was the case Thursday as No. 1 ranked Grand View Christian upended the Warhawks, 74-34. Dave Stubbs congratulated North Mahaska coach Seth Streebin on the Warhawks’ tenacity. “It’s a tribute to how hard your kids when...
02/21/2019 - 10:20am
North Mahaska’s wrestling season came to an end Friday at the state wrestling tournament. The ending is not what the team hoped for, but all three competed well. Jarrett Stodghill at 145 pounds and Luke Groves at 170 lost in the first round, but scored pins in the first round of consolations to advance. They each were defeated on Friday and...
02/14/2019 - 2:39pm
As the final 10 seconds of the 170-pound district championship match counted down Saturday, Feb. 9, North Mahaska senior Luke Groves narrowly escaped English Valleys wrestler Caleb Peach’s final attempt at a takedown. Avoiding the takedown not only earned Groves an 8-7 victory and the individual IHSSA 1A District 5 championship, but also a...
01/31/2019 - 1:48pm
Montezuma moved its season record to 16-0 with a 56-26 victory over North Mahaska. The Braves dominated the boards and forced 16 turnovers, which they converted into 15 points in the game. North Mahaska senior Luke Roose, who finished with a team-high nine points accounted for seven of the team’s 12 first half points. He was active on both...
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