Decorah girls claim Hudson title Tuesday night

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 5:07 pm

It was a cold, windy night on the track Tuesday as the Vikings traveled to Hudson to take part in the Hudson Relays.
Decorah finished first overall with 128.50 points. Denver was second with 114 points. The JV competed at Waukon.

Viking boys tennis blank Independence Monday

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 5:05 pm

After a quick turn-around from a Friday night match against Winona Cotter, the Decorah boys’ tennis team traveled to Independence for a match on Monday evening.  

Warrior linksters get on the course versus Postville

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 5:03 pm

The South Winn golf teams competed in an Upper Iowa Conference dual meet against Postville at Tri-City Golf Club in Luana on Monday, April 11, coming away with a wins.

Trojans swing clubs at Guttenberg

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 5:02 pm

The Turkey Valley golf teams finally got their 2022 golf season underway Monday, April 11, at the Guttenberg Golf and Country Club.

Decorah girls’ soccer falls to Independence on the road

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 5:01 pm

he Decorah girls’ varsity soccer game faced some tough competition when they faced Independence in an away game on Monday (April 11) evening, but the defense held strong keeping scoring relatively low. The Vikings came away with a loss against the Mustangs, 3-0. 

Season opens for Decorah

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 5:01 pm

The Decorah boys’ golf team opened the season Monday at Oneota Golf and Country Club against New Hampton, coming up short 185 to 176.

Viking netters conquer Winona Cotter

Monday, April 11, 2022 1:18 pm

After a long week of rainouts and short practices, the Decorah boys’ tennis team headed off to play Winona Cotter on their indoor courts Friday, ultimately prevailing 5-2 as a team.  

Viking girls finish third at Top Gun tournament

Monday, April 11, 2022 1:17 pm

Decorah traveled to Waterloo’s Byrnes Park on Saturday to compete in the Top Gun tennis tournament. Three of the teams present in the four-team field competed at the state level in 2021. At the end of the day, the Vikings finished third in the team standings (22) with host Waterloo Columbus leading the teams with 33 points.

Decorah girls put pressure on NFV, Dubuque

Monday, April 11, 2022 1:16 pm

The Decorah girls’ varsity soccer team (2-1) continued the momentum this week as their second match of the season brought them their second victory, before falling Saturday.

Vikings suffer loss at Dubuque Senior

Monday, April 11, 2022 1:14 pm

The Decorah boys’ soccer teams made the long drive down to Dubuque Thursday for their first regular season game against Dubuque Senior. The junior varsity (1-0) team took away a 3-0 victory, but the varsity (0-1) team walked away with a loss, 5-2 for the Rams.

Coralville’s Xtream Arena to host Girls State Wrestling

Monday, April 11, 2022 1:13 pm

The inaugural season of Iowa girls high school wrestling now has a state tournament home and some season guidelines when the sport begins in the 2022-23 school year.

NEIC board votes to remove W-SR

Wednesday, April 6, 2022 5:06 pm

The Executive Board of the Northeast Iowa Conference “NEIC” met Monday morning to discuss and act on a Resolution to the NEIC Constitution that was presented by New Hampton. The Resolution was to amend the Constitution to remove Waverly-Shell Rock from the conference.

Lady Vikes best Osage in opener

Wednesday, April 6, 2022 5:05 pm

The Decorah girls’ tennis team survived its first challenge of the season Monday, April 4, as the Vikes hosted Osage for the 9-0 dual win. Tuesday’s match versus Oelwein was postponed until Tuesday, April 11, due to inclement weather.
“With recent weather conditions not allowing for much court practice in the season, the players were apprehensive and tight. Once the girls began to trust their strokes, they gained the upper hand quickly,” said Coach Larry Berland.

Decorah, SW athletes shine at Decorah Early Bird

Wednesday, April 6, 2022 5:03 pm

Cool temperatures and winds couldn’t stop the Decorah early bird track meet Monday night as six area teams got the outdoor season underway.
The host Vikings finished second with 119 points. South Winn came in sixth with 27 points.
In total, the two teams combined for seven gold medals.

SW collects four golds at Jesup

Wednesday, April 6, 2022 5:02 pm

Traveling to Jesup Tuesday night, the South Winn girls’ track and field got their first taste of an outdoor meet, finishing third with 77 points. North Linn claimed the team title with 142 points, followed by Wapsie Valley who garnered 102 points.

Decorah defense holds strong in soccer opener

Wednesday, April 6, 2022 5:01 pm

The Decorah girls’ varsity soccer team (1-0) started the season with a win over Clayton Ridge (0-1). Weather threatened to cut the game short, but it held off Tuesday afternoon so that the Lady Vikes could take the home victory, 1-0, over the Eagles.

Viking girls edge out competition

Wednesday, April 6, 2022 5:00 pm

By a narrow four-point margin, the Decorah girls’ track and field team managed to best the quality field at the Patrick J. Murphy Invitational held at Dubuque Senior Tuesday night. The Vikings secured 104 points during the night, ahead of Dubuque Hempstead’s 100.
“We were happy to have the opportunity to compete last night. The weather wasn’t great, but we were happy with the night,” said co-coaches Cristy Nimrod and Brad Johansen.

Mid-field finish for TV boys at Ed-Co invite

Wednesday, April 6, 2022 4:59 pm

Under less than ideal conditions, the Turkey Valley boys’ track and field team competed at the Ed-Co Invite Tuesday, finishing ninth in the team standings with 36 points. Jesup ran away with the team crown with 126 points over Independence who secured 92 points.

Viking netters will call upon the knowledge of letter winners

Wednesday, April 6, 2022 4:58 pm

The Decorah girls’ tennis team could surprise a few people this season as it looks to retain the conference title and send multiple athletes back to state.
The Vikings returned nine letter winners and have a host of athletes hungry to get a turn on the court.
Excited to get the season started is head coach Larry Berland, who has been at the helm for 45 seasons. Joining him courtside are assistants Reg Laursen, Kristy Shilling and Phil Yee.

Vikes receive signature basketballs

Wednesday, April 6, 2022 4:57 pm

The Iowa Farm Bureau became the exclusive title sponsor of the Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) in 2002. On behalf of the Iowa Farm Bureau members across the state, Winneshiek County Farm Bureau agents Nick Wilz, Christina Bruess and Agency manager Mike Wold presented the Decorah Vikings basketball team and coaching staff with commemorative signature basketballs on Monday, March 28.