Warriors aiming to return to state tourney in 2024

Monday, June 3, 2024 1:15 pm

The South Winn baseball program will look for another successful campaign in the 2024 season in spite graduating some key components of last year’s squad.
In his 14th season as head coach is Alex Smith. Stepping into the dugout with him as assistants will be Justin Izer, Nathan Moonen, Carter Wenthold and Seth Greve.


Good things coming; Vikings hoping experience will pave the way

Monday, June 3, 2024 1:12 pm

The Decorah baseball team has 13 returning letter winners and a strong desire to make the most of the 2024 season.
Taking the reins is first-year head coach Alec Zwanziger, with Matthew Kuempel, Brian Solberg and Josh Fenske as his assistants.


Trojans look to be competitive on the baseball diamond

Monday, June 3, 2024 1:11 pm

While several key players from last year’s squad gone, there are some holes to fill in the line-up for the Turkey Valley baseball team. The experience that returns, combined with youth stepping up to the plate could put the Trojans in each and every game.
Making up the line-up for each game will be veteran head coach Dan Stepan who has been with the program for 28 season, 22 of them as head coach. Others in the dugout helping to guide the team will be assistants Noah Hanson, Steve Busta and Adam Hanson.


Untested youth invade Lady Trojan dugout

Monday, June 3, 2024 1:08 pm

The Turkey Valley softball team is largely inexperienced with no seniors and just one varsity started back on the field for the 2024 season.
Returning for his seventh season at the helm is Junior Hackman with Anthony Troyna as assistant.

Battle won by Warriors, 3-2

Friday, May 31, 2024 1:30 pm

It was another close contest for the Decorah softball team (1-1) Tuesday as the Vikings hosted South Winn (1-1) in a rescheduled game from last week. This one wasn’t in the Vikings’ favor, as the Warriors pulled out the 3-2 victory.

Another clean sweep for Vikes

Friday, May 31, 2024 1:29 pm

The offense was hot for the Decorah baseball team (6-1, 4-0 NEIC) as the Vikings swept Waukon (1-5, 1-3 NEIC) at home Tuesday night, 8-2 and 7-3.

Pitcher’s duel win goes to SW

Friday, May 31, 2024 1:28 pm

The South Winn baseball team (1-1) picked up their first win on the season, 2-0, Tuesday evening defeating Janesville (2-4) in a pitcher’s duel.

Bulldogs too much for TV

Friday, May 31, 2024 1:27 pm

Oh what a night for the Turkey Valley and MFL MarMac baseball teams as the two Upper Iowa Conference squads endured two rain delays and one 11-inning game in a varsity doubleheader Tuesday night in Monona. At the end of the long night, the Trojans (0-4, 0-2 UIC) came up short, 16-2 and 5-4, to the Bulldogs (5-1, 2-0 UIC).

Local golfers named all-state

Friday, May 31, 2024 1:26 pm

Decorah’s Maria Riveros and Turkey Valley Nicholas Bernhard were recently named to All-State teams by the Iowa High School Golf Coaches Association.

Riveros ties for sixth at state

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 1:14 pm

Playing the links at Pheasant Ridge Golf Course in Cedar Falls, Decorah’s Maria Riveros finished in a tie for sixth place in the Class 3A girls state golf meet last week.

Short contest for SW girls against Cadets

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 12:29 pm

The South Winn softball team (0-1) opened the season Thursday at Crestwood, in a four-inning game that went to the Cadets, 12-0.

One more game to state

Thursday, May 23, 2024 12:07 pm

A first-round bye gave the Class 2A No. 3 Decorah boys soccer team (14-3) an advantage on the road to state this postseason. Monday, the Vikings got their first taste of the playoffs and came up with a 3-0 victory at home over Wahlert Catholic (4-13).

Vikings split at Kee in season opener

Thursday, May 23, 2024 12:06 pm

Taking their show on the road to start the 2024 season, the Decorah baseball team (1-1, 0-0 NEIC) earned a split Monday night at Kee (2-1, 0-0 UIC).

State golf meet cut short for SW

Thursday, May 23, 2024 12:05 pm

It wasn’t the full state golf tournament the South Winn boys golf team was hoping for earlier this week, as the thunderstorms throughout Iowa shortened the event to one day.

TV girls stumble to start season

Thursday, May 23, 2024 12:04 pm

Opening the season at home Monday, the Turkey Valley softball team (0-1, 0-0 UIC) struggled to find consistency on the field against Crestwood (1-0, 0-0 NEIC), falling 22-2 in three frames.

Decorah track stars navigate Blue Oval

Tuesday, May 21, 2024 12:02 pm

It was a busy weekend for Decorah girls’ and boys’ track and field teams as Viking fans cheered on 33 events at the 2024 State Meet at Drake Stadium in Des Moines.
The boys’ team garnered 16 points during the weekend to finish 18th in Class 3A, while the girls picked up 10 points for a 27th place finish.

It’s a wrap for TV speedsters at Drake

Tuesday, May 21, 2024 12:01 pm

Although no points were scored for either of the Turkey Valley track teams, both the boys and girls were represented last weekend at Drake Stadium.

South Winn gives their all on Blue Oval

Tuesday, May 21, 2024 12:00 pm

The South Winn track and field teams were well represented on the track at Drake Stadium late last week with 11 events. While no points may have been scored, the fans were treated to some spectacular performances.

SW girls golf teams bows out of postseason in regional final

Tuesday, May 21, 2024 11:59 am

While the South Winn girls golf team may not have finished the season at state, the Warriors had a great day on the course Wednesday, completing the day with a season low score of 425.
“All the girls played solid golf. Playing our best golf of the year was a great way to end our very successful season,” said Coach Glenna Munuswamy.

Trojan girls golf wraps up 2024

Tuesday, May 21, 2024 11:58 am

The Turkey Valley girls’ golf team concluded their 2024 season with an appearance at the Class 1A Regional Final at Nashua on Wednesday, May 15.
The Lady Trojans finished seventh with a 454.Perennial powerhouse Beckman Catholic finished as the team champion with a 386 followed closely by Nashua-Plainfield with a 388.