Sports

01/11/2018 - 9:15am
Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont girls can put on the defense and when they do it often does not bode well for the opponent. That defense forced 20 Centerville turnovers in the first half as EBF went on to a 56-33 win South Central Conference play Friday. EBF latched down the Redettes with a 2-3 zone that saw the Rockets roll to a 14-5 first period lead. Thirteen of the points came off 13 Centerville...
11/22/2017 - 4:33pm
Tri-County knew facing the fourth-ranked team in the state to open the 2017-18 season was not really what they wanted. North Mahaska had shown last season that they would be a team to contend for the league crown – and they played mostly freshmen. Now they are sophomores. In fact the Warhawk roster includes 10 sophomores, three seniors and a...
11/22/2017 - 4:27pm
Decisions involving what is best for students are never easy. Add passion to the mix and that decision brings out a lot of angst. That was prevalent Monday night when the North Mahaska School Board met to discuss a possible move to 8-man football. Following 40 minutes of discussion board members voted 3-2 to remain in 11-man football for the next...
11/03/2017 - 8:05am
Sophomore Cheyenne Shaw made her second consecutive appearance at the Iowa State girl’s cross country meet at Fort Dodge Saturday. Shaw closed out her season with an 18th place finish. She finished 28th as a freshman. Shaw covered the distance in 20 minutes 15.8 seconds. Emily Staal, a sophomore from Springville Central, posted the winning...
10/25/2017 - 3:26pm
Not a lot of people are surprised that North Mahaska sophomore cross country runner Cheyenne Shaw is returning to the state meet. The school’s leading distance runner made the trip a year ago as a freshman and made the field Thursday with a seventh place finish at district. Shaw covered the course at Wildwood Park in Ottumwa in 21 minutes, 9...
10/25/2017 - 3:23pm
North Mahaska did many things right Friday night, but a 22-point comeback was not enough to overcome visiting Cardinal on homecoming and senior night. The visiting Comets won 38-36. One of the strategies NM coach Cass Stubbs inserted was to give junior Luke Groves more touches. Groves entered the game with 800 yards on the season and many positive...
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