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Hageman pounds out 500th kill

Friday, September 29, 2023 11:38 am

It was one for the memory books Tuesday evening for senior Katrina Hageman Tuesday night as the Warrior recorded her 500th career kill of her three-year varsity career. Playing West Central (2-16, 1-4 UIC, the South Winn volleyball team jumped out early and carried the momentum through to complete the three set sweep, 25-20, 25-13 and 25-21.

Vikings fall in five sets

Friday, September 29, 2023 11:37 am

It all came down to a fifth game Tuesday night in Waukon.
Unfortunately for Decorah volleyball fans, the game went to the Indians, with the Vikings (12-7, 1-3 NEIC) falling 3-2 to Waukon (8-9, 1-3 NEIC). Game scores were 22-25, 12-25, 25-20, 25-17 and 10-15.

CORRECTION to paper: Roby wins

Thursday, September 28, 2023 2:36 pm

Due to an error on the scoring sheet, the sports editor inadvertently had Minnesota Vikings winning over the LA Chargers when in fact the Chargers defeated the Vikings 28-27. With the error brought to light, the results of the Pigskin Picks contest published in the Sept. 28 Public Opinion were incorrect.

Challenge accepted; SW survives AGWSR

Monday, September 25, 2023 10:42 am

The heavy rains across northeast Iowa were definitely a factor for any football team on the gridiron Friday night and it was no exception for South Winn (2-3) as they hosted AGWSR (1-4) for homecoming. The Warriors came out on top in district action, 16-14.

Happy Homecoming; Vikes earn 42-0 win

Monday, September 25, 2023 10:41 am

Fired up after a hard loss the week prior, the Decorah football team (4-1, 1-0) really wanted the homecoming win Friday night over Mason City (1-4, 0-1) and it showed with a 42-0 blanking of the Riverhawks.

Vikes win home tourney; Warriors third

Monday, September 25, 2023 10:40 am

The Decorah volleyball team (12-6, 1-2 NEIC) hosted its own tournament Saturday and took the title by going 6-0 for the day. South Winn (13-12, 3-1 UIC) also competed in the tournament and finished third.

Trojans run over by bigger, faster Clarksville squad

Monday, September 25, 2023 10:39 am

While it would be easier to blame the rain showers for the struggles Friday night, the Turkey Valley football team (3-2, 2-1) simply were up against a bigger, stronger faster Clarksville squad according to head coach Mark Scott.

SW dominates nets at Kee

Monday, September 25, 2023 10:38 am

The South Winn volleyball team (10-9, 3-1 UIC) came out clicking in all phases and maintained momentum throughout the night at home against Kee (2-9, 1-2 UIC), winning 3-0. Set scores were 25-9, 25-11 and 25-11.

Warriors race well at Central Springs

Monday, September 25, 2023 10:37 am

The South Winn cross country teams were poised to make another statement Thursday as they competed at Central Springs with the girls finishing as the runners-up with 61 points behind Forest City who tallied 49. In the 10-team battle for the boys, the Warriors finished with 203 points in eighth place.

Another great step for Viking swimmers

Monday, September 25, 2023 10:36 am

The Decorah girls’ swim and dive team place ninth at the Cougar Invite Saturday in Cedar Rapids, tallying 33 points.

Trio inducted into Trojan Hall of Fame Friday

Monday, September 25, 2023 10:36 am

Three new members were inducted into the Turkey Valley Hall of Fame at halftime of Friday’s football game as they were recognized, the following biographies on their impact to the school were read.

Vikes, Trojans stretch the legs at Waukon

Wednesday, September 20, 2023 10:06 am

It was a picture-perfect night for running as the Decorah and Turkey Valley cross country teams joined other squads from northeast Iowa in Waukon for an invite.
At the end of the night, the Viking girls won the meet with 38 points ahead of the hosts’ 73. The boys’ team standings were flip-flopped, with Waukon coming out on top with 21 points, followed by Decorah’s 51. Turkey Valley had limited runners and did not field team scores.

TV netters pick up first UIC win

Wednesday, September 20, 2023 10:05 am

It wasn’t the way the Turkey Valley volleyball team (3-10, 1-2 UIC) wanted to start the week with a loss Monday; however, the Trojans rebounded with an easy victory over Kee Tuesday night.

SW battles NFV for conference lead

Wednesday, September 20, 2023 10:05 am

The South Winn volleyball team (8-9, 2-1 UIC) traveled to West Union on Tuesday night for a big matchup with North Fayette Valley (6-4, 3-0 UIC) for the lead in the Upper Iowa Conference.

Vikes fall to No. 7 Chickasaws

Wednesday, September 20, 2023 10:04 am

It was an uphill battle from the start for the Decorah volleyball team (6-6, 1-2 NEIC) Tuesday night, as the Vikes battled Class 3A No. 7 New Hampton (18-2, 3-0 NEIC) on the road. When the last ball was dropped, Decorah fell in three sets.

Turkey Valley Hall of Fame induction Friday

Wednesday, September 20, 2023 10:03 am

Turkey Valley will recognize three individuals as Hall of Fame inductees at halftime of Friday’s football game versus Clarksville.

Silvercrest champs named

Wednesday, September 20, 2023 10:02 am

Silvercrest hosted their annual Men’s Club Championship Sunday, Aug. 27. The course was stressed and dry due the summer drought, but the weather was a perfect 78 degrees with low wind. Due to recent watering, the greens were receptive and rolling faster than they had all season.

Ness tops Week 2 entries

Wednesday, September 20, 2023 10:02 am

It must have been a tough week on the gridiron and for Pigskin Picks contestants as the winner still missed four of the 14 games.

No letup; Trojans roll over Central 76-25

Tuesday, September 19, 2023 9:58 am

The Turkey Valley football team (3-1, 2-1) cruised to a homecoming victory Friday night 76-25 over Central (0-4, 0-1) Elkader, scoring 62 first-half points.
“This was a good win for homecoming. We were able to get every player who dressed some playing time in a homecoming game,” noted Coach Mark Scott. “Oliver Schmitt’s returns (both kickoffs and punts) gave us great field position on every possession of the first half.”

Timp’s 1-yard score gives Warriors 27-20 win

Tuesday, September 19, 2023 9:56 am

Friday’s game was a back-and-forth affair that looked to be headed into overtime with a 20-20 tie with five seconds remaining. However, a one-yard dive over the goal line by Parker Timp gave South Winn (1-3, 0-2), just what the Warriors needed to record their first win of the season over Newman Catholic (1-3), 27-20.