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Vikes near century mark in scoring

Thursday, February 22, 2024 9:08 am

Monday’s score was well above the Class 3A No. 1 Vikings’ average of 78.3 points per game as the Decorah boys’ basketball team handled West Delaware with ease in the Class 3A Substate 3 semifinals, 98-41.

Warriors’ comeback halted in OT

Thursday, February 22, 2024 9:07 am

Free throws can make or break a game, and the Warriors left at least 10 points off the board from the charity stripe Tuesday night in the Class 1A District 6 final. The South Winn boys basketball team made the short trip to Waukon to battle No. 10 Kee, coming up short 59-56 in overtime.

Decorah girls bow out in semifinals

Thursday, February 22, 2024 9:06 am

The amazing careers of four seniors came to an end Saturday night in the regional semifinals, held at Western Dubuque, 62-36.

N. Simon finalist for Ms. Dan Gable Wrestler of the Year

Thursday, February 22, 2024 9:06 am

Fareway Stores, Inc., IAwrestle, and Iowa Corn present the 2024 Dan Gable Ms. and Mr. Wrestler of the Year Awards in coordination with the Iowa Wrestling Coaches and Officials Association (IWCOA).

Two Vikes named All-District bowlers

Thursday, February 22, 2024 9:05 am

Decorah’s Jordan Sims and Brock Christensen have been named to the Class 2A East District first and second teams by the IGCA and Iowa High School Bowling Coaches Associations. In addition, head coach Keith Bruening received Coach of the Year honors.

From fireworks to forever

Wednesday, February 21, 2024 6:33 pm

Andre and Morgan (Kuennen) Walz met as teenagers in 2009, and were wed July 8, 2023.

Quartet represent Winn. Co. on podium

Tuesday, February 20, 2024 8:57 am

Four wrestlers put Winneshiek County on the map as they climbed the podium Saturday, Feb. 17, at the boys’ state wrestling championships. South Winn’s Collin Holm was the top finisher of the four in third place at 144 pounds in Class 1A. Decorah had three on the Class 2A podiums including Tommy Sexton at 190 pounds in fourth place, Mason Avila at 132 pounds in fifth and Gavin Knutson at 106 pounds in sixth.

Holm will be on the podium

Saturday, February 17, 2024 9:51 am

As a team, the South Winn boys’ wrestling team has earned 29 points and is currently 20th in the team standings.

Down to the wire, SW wins thriller in double OT

Friday, February 16, 2024 1:51 pm

Edgewood-Colesburg nearly took down a higher seed again in the postseason, after defeating Turkey Valley in overtime Monday night. This time, however, it was South Winn (15-8) who was the target in the Class 1A District 6 semifinal and the game ended in double overtime in the Warriors’ favor 65-60.

Landslide win for Viking girls

Friday, February 16, 2024 1:50 pm

One would have to go back to 2017 since Charles City won against the Decorah girls’ basketball team (15-7) and Wednesday night’s Class 4A Region 2 game was no exception to the rule as the Vikes defeated the Comets 70-15 at home.