Decorah boys advance to state for first time in 45 years

Wednesday, March 2, 2022 4:21 pm

The long wait is over. A year after getting oh-so-close, the No. 1 Vikings are jumping for joy. For the first time since 1977, the Decorah boys’ basketball team is headed to state. Decorah (22-1), ranked No. 1 in Class …

Vikes hungry for state bid

Friday, February 25, 2022 7:38 pm

The Decorah boys’ basketball team wants more than just three straight Northeast Iowa Conference titles – they crave a bid to the Class 3A state tournament and the Vikings have just one team standing in their way now.

Six locals named All-UIC

Friday, February 25, 2022 7:37 pm

Six local boys’ basketball players were named to the Upper Iowa Conference all-league team.
Representing South Winn were Trey Kriener, Keagen Streeter and Carson Wenthold and for Turkey Valley Dylan Reicks, Calvin Bodensteiner and Garrett Kurtenbach.

Keglers wrap up season

Friday, February 25, 2022 7:36 pm

A trio of bowlers finished their season Wednesday at the Class 2A state bowling championships representing Decorah in Waterloo at Maple Lanes.

Vikes road to state continues

Wednesday, February 23, 2022 4:42 pm

Crestwood may have scored first and last, but it was what the Decorah boys’ basketball team (20-1) did in between that sent a message that the Vikes were the better team Monday night. The Vikings defeated the Cadets (8-14) at home, 76-60 in the Class 3A substate quarterfinal.

Six area athletes named to All-UIC girls basketball list

Wednesday, February 23, 2022 4:40 pm

Four of the five starters for the Turkey Valley girls’ basketball team, along with two starters for South Winn, were named to the Upper Iowa Conference all-conference girls basketball list.

Youth mentoring bowl-a-thon seeks bowlers

Tuesday, February 22, 2022 4:50 pm

Youth Mentoring at Helping Services for Youth & Families is hosting a bowl-a-thon on Saturday, March 19, at Skyline Lanes in Decorah.

Winneshiek Co. trio climb podium at Wells Fargo

Monday, February 21, 2022 3:22 pm

Three Winneshiek County wrestlers, each representing a different team and weight division, worked their way to the podium at the state wrestling meet over the weekend.
Decorah junior Brady Stille had the best finish for the local grapplers. He earned third at 145 pounds in Class 2A. Marcus Herold of Turkey Valley/New Hampton put together a solid performance to finish seventh in Class 2A at 220 pounds. Senior Logan Hageman survived a tough Class 1A 195-pound bracket to finish sixth.

Vikes bow out in semifinals

Monday, February 21, 2022 3:21 pm

The amazing season came to an end Saturday for the Decorah girls’ basketball team as the Vikes fell to Waverly-Shell Rock in the regional semifinal, held in Waverly.
The Go-Hawks (18-5) advanced to the finals today, Tuesday, Feb. 22, in Waverly against North Polk. Decorah ends the year 15-7.

Trojans end year with WV

Monday, February 21, 2022 3:20 pm

The Turkey Valley boys’ basketball team ran into a senior-laden team in the Class 1A District 6 semifinal Thursday night, falling to Wapsie Valley, 65-35, on the road.
The Trojans ended the year 12-11. Wapsie Valley takes a 17-5 record against Edgewood-Colesburg (20-3) today, Tuesday, Feb. 22, at Starmont.

Soccer registration open for Decorah Park and Rec

Monday, February 21, 2022 3:19 pm

Decorah Parks and Recreation spring soccer program is open for registration. Soccer is open to children ages 3 thru seventh grade and is held Saturday mornings at Will Baker Athletic Fields. Registration for all soccer leagues must be completed by Monday, March 7.

Park Rec Spring Soccer registration open

Saturday, February 19, 2022 1:09 pm

Decorah Parks and Recreation Spring Soccer is open for registration through March 7.

Decorah keglers to send three to state

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 4:55 pm

Three bowlers will represent the Decorah bowling program at state Wednesday, Feb. 23, after finishing in the top eight at Tuesday’s state qualifying meet at May City Bowl in Cedar Rapids. Preparing for the big stage at Maple Lanes in Waterloo are Grace Gerleman, Rebecca Bruening and Will Marx.

Trojans bounce Clayton Ridge from postseason

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 4:55 pm

Having split games during the regular portion of the season, the Turkey Valley boys’ basketball team (12-10) shocked Clayton Ridge (16-6) Monday 43-41, at the neutral site at Wapsie Valley.

No. 1 Vikings enter playoffs 19-1

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 4:54 pm

The regular season came to an end for the Decorah boys’ basketball team Tuesday night as the Class 3A top-ranked Vikings defeated West Delaware (11-9) at home, 83-74.

Season ends for Trojan girls

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 4:53 pm

They didn’t go down without a fight.
The fourth quarter was just too much for the Turkey Valley girls’ basketball team in the regional quarterfinals of the Class 1A playoffs Tuesday night.

Warriors end year with Kee

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 4:50 pm

A seven-point halftime lead melted away for the South Winn boys’ basketball team Monday night in Class 1A District playoff action as the Warriors fell to Kee High, 72-67, in Lansing.

SW girls fall to A-P 80-21 to close out season

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 4:43 pm

There was no answer that the South Winn girls’ basketball team could come up with as it faced No. 15 Aplington-Parkersburg in the regional quarterfinal Tuesday night, falling 80-21.

Off to the big meet: Five local grapplers headed to state

Monday, February 14, 2022 2:43 pm

Five Winneshiek County grapplers punched their ticket to the state wrestling tournament Saturday.
Two Decorah wrestlers advanced from the Class 2A District meet at New Hampton and Turkey Valley’s (NH-TV) Marcus Herold, while two Warriors moved on from their Class 1A District meet at Denver.

Vikes earn share of NEIC title

Monday, February 14, 2022 2:42 pm

A 44-34 win handed the Decorah girls’ basketball team (14-6, 9-1 NEIC) a share of the Northeast Iowa Conference title. The Viking victory snaps a 26-game losing streak to Class 4A No. 9 Waverly-Shell Rock (16-5, 9-1 NEIC) that dates back to January 2010 and gives Decorah its first NEIC title since 2007.