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Wednesday, October 4, 2023 10:23 am

It was an early night for the Turkey Valley volleyball team (7-11, 5-2 UIC) as the Trojans defeated Central Elkader (10-18, 5-1 UIC) on the road Tuesday night 3-0. Set scores were 25-18, 26-24 and 25-17.

SW on four-match win streak

Wednesday, October 4, 2023 10:21 am

It took three sets for the South Winn volleyball team (16-12, 6-1 UIC) to best Clayton Ridge (8-13, 2-4 UIC) on the road Tuesday night. Set scores were 25-18, 25-16 and 25-22.

Kamm wins first place

Wednesday, October 4, 2023 10:21 am

David Kamm of Decorah is the winner in week four of the pigskin picks football contest. Kamm missed two games, the only entry to do so.

Postseason starts next week

Wednesday, October 4, 2023 10:20 am

The postseason kicks into full swing next week with the conference cross country meets.

Johnson’s four touchdown runs lift Vikes to victory

Wednesday, October 4, 2023 10:04 am

A surge of scoring, combined with unyielding defense, pushed the Decorah football team (5-1, 2-0) over Waverly-Shell Rock (0-5, 0-2) on the road Friday night, 35-20.

Big second half pushes Warriors over N-P

Wednesday, October 4, 2023 10:03 am

It was a great night to be a Warrior as South Winn (3-3, 2-2) took care of Nashua-Plainfield (4-2, 3-1) Friday night, spoiling the Huskies’ homecoming 22-14.
“We came out and established a physical, 16-play scoring drive to set the tone for the night. We missed out on a couple fourth-down plays that gave Nashua a chance to take the lead,” noted Coach Jason Ohrt. “I’m very proud of these kids right now. They just keep getting better each week.”

Trojans cruise to 62-7 victory over Waterloo Christian

Wednesday, October 4, 2023 10:02 am

Using a big first quarter push toward the end zone, the Turkey Valley football team (4-2, 3-1) ran over Waterloo Christian (1-5, 1-4) who is in its first year of football.
“This was a good game for our players to bounce back from after the previous week. We played well in all aspects of the game,” said Coach Mark Scott.

Season winding down for area harriers

Wednesday, October 4, 2023 10:01 am

The South Winn and Turkey Valley cross country teams stretched their legs Saturday in a competition at Crestwood, with the Lady Warriors winning the title and the SW boys finishing third. The Trojans do not have enough competitors to score a squad in either the boys’ or girls’ divisions.

Girls finish runner-up at Epworth

Wednesday, October 4, 2023 10:00 am

The Decorah cross country teams took the course in Epworth Thursday, competing at the Western Dubuque Invite. The girls were shy of the title while the boys finish third overall.

Vikes looking for momentum

Wednesday, October 4, 2023 10:00 am

After dropping its final conference match of the regular season Thursday, the Decorah volleyball team (12-12, 1-4 NEIC) went 0-4 at the Western Dubuque (Epworth) tournament Saturday.

Vikes get back in the water

Wednesday, October 4, 2023 9:59 am

Traveling to Waterloo Saturday, the Decorah swim team finished ninth in team standings at the annual Marcussen Invite.
Decorah posted a team total of 97 points. Cedar Falls won the invite with 546 points. Individual race results were unavailable at press time.

SW celebrates senior trio

Wednesday, October 4, 2023 9:58 am

SW celebrates senior trio On Senior Night, the South Winn volleyball team (15-12, 5-1 UIC) captured a 3-0 win over Postville (0-16, 0-6 UIC) Thursday in Calmar. Set scores were 25-12, 25-12 and 25-15. “The three seniors Katrina Hageman, Avery …

Trojans stop Clayton Ridge 3-0

Wednesday, October 4, 2023 9:57 am

Improvements keep coming as the Turkey Valley volleyball team (6-11, 3-2 UIC) defeated Clayton Ridge (8-12, 2-3 UIC) at home 3-0 Thursday night. Set scores were 25-20, 25-20 and 25-19.

TV downs Bulldogs in three

Friday, September 29, 2023 11:38 am

Back in action Tuesday, the Turkey Valley volleyball team (4-11, 2-2 UIC) swept MFL MarMac (6-14, 1-4 UIC) on the road. The Trojans won by set scores of 25-15, 25-11 and 25-19.

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.