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02/13/2020 - 3:23pm
NEW SHARON – North Mahaska scored a big win Feb. 3 taking down the 13th-ranked team on Class 3A, West Marshall, 50-42. North Mahaska hit four 3-pointers in the opening quarter and built a 10-point lead early in the second then fought off West Marshall rallies to secure the nonconference victory. “This was a big win for us,” said NM coach L.E. Moore. “They are big and play...
02/13/2020 - 3:22pm
DES MOINES – Class 1A teams will begin their quest for a berth in the 2020 Iowa Girl’s State Basketball Tournament beginning Thursday, Feb. 13. Eight teams from across the state in each class will earn the right to play at Wells Fargo Arena March 2-7. Area Class 1A teams are split into two regions. Sigourney, Keota, Tri-County and...
02/13/2020 - 3:21pm
NEW SHARON – Two freshmen provided the points and rebounds to help lead North Mahaska past Colfax-Mingo, 66-52 in South Iowa Cedar League play Feb. 4. Braden Steel poured in 14 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and Lane Harmon chipped in 13. Not to be left out, juniors Blake Readshaw scored 11 points and 11 rebounds while Dylan Klinker scored...
02/13/2020 - 3:20pm
SIGOURNEY – Keokuk County teams will open Class 1A district tournament basketball play on Monday, Feb. 17. Other area teams will begin their tourney action on Thursday, Feb. 20. Sigourney will host a single game with Tri-County at 7 p.m. on the 17th. The winner will face Notre Dame in Burlington on Feb. 20. Pekin will host Holy Trinity...
02/13/2020 - 3:18pm
  BOONE – Members of the Iowa High School Athletic Association released the football districts this past week for all five classes. Still evaluating how best to operate the football playoff system, the board of control made the districts for one year versus the two-year districts of the past. Conversation had taken place this fall and...
02/06/2020 - 12:28pm
BELLE PLAINE – Tied 4-4 at the end of the first period of the SICL 106-pound championship Saturday, Feb. 1, North Mahaska freshman Paul DeJong, with the composure of a grizzled veteran, outscored Noah Strohmeyer of Colfax-Mingo 15-7 over the final two periods to win his first conference championship.   “This proved that I can do...
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