Viking domination continues

Monday, February 14, 2022 2:42 pm

The Decorah boys’ basketball team (18-1, 10-0 NEIC) showed why its ranked No. 1 in Class 3A as it picked up a 64-50 win over Waverly-Shell Rock (12-8, 7-3 NEIC) Friday night on the road.

SW girls move on with win over Starmont

Monday, February 14, 2022 2:41 pm

The season remains alive for the South Winn girls’ basketball team (8-13) as the Warriors defeated Starmont Saturday night at home, 38-24, in the first round of Class 2A Region 4 action.

Let the playoffs begin; TV girls start run to state

Monday, February 14, 2022 2:40 pm

A strong second half propelled the Turkey Valley girls’ basketball team (16-6) to a win Thursday night over Kee High in the first round of the Class 1A girls’ playoffs.
The Hawks end the season 7-15. Turkey Valley advances to face Central Elkader (18-4) in the regional semifinal Tuesday, Feb. 15, at 7 p.m., in Elkader. The Warriors narrowly defeated Tripoli, 57-51, in the first round.

Chamberlain ends career at state

Monday, February 14, 2022 2:40 pm

Senior Drew Chamberlain was the lone representative of the Decorah boys’ swim team at the state meet Friday and Saturday. Chamberlain wrapped up his high school career in the University of Iowa pool in Iowa City, scoring five points for the Vikes in his two events.

Mitchell records 300th career dual meet victory at Luther

Monday, February 14, 2022 2:39 pm

Friday, Jan. 28, 2022, will always be a special date for Luther College wrestling coach Dave Mitchell. Following a hard-fought 18-13 victory over the University of Dubuque, Coach Mitchell had secured his 300th career dual meet victory and joined legendary Hall of Fame coaches Al Baxter (376-119-5) of Buena Vista University and Jim Miller 9413-37-2) of Wartburg College, as the only head coaches to accomplish this feat while coaching in the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and rebranded as the American Rivers Conference on Aug. 9, 2018.

Postseason basketball assignments

Wednesday, February 9, 2022 5:13 pm

Brackets for Classes 1A, 2A and 3A have been released for the road to the girls’ state basketball tournament, as well as the boys’ brackets. Decorah girls are in Class 4A, while the boys are in Class 3A. The girls …

TV girls grind out 37-34 win over Riceville

Wednesday, February 9, 2022 5:11 pm

It was a nail biter Monday night for the Turkey Valley girls’ basketball team (15-6, 12-4 UIC) as the Trojans traveled to Riceville (19-2) for make-up game, surviving Wildcats 37-34 for the victory.

Whitsitt breaks Duwe’s three-point record

Wednesday, February 9, 2022 5:11 pm

Junior Bryar Duwe’s record six treys in a game was short-lived as Yazmeen Whitsitt broke the 10-day old record Monday when the Decorah girls’ basketball team (13-6, 8-1 NEIC) played at Charles City (0-18, 0-9 NEIC). The Vikings overpowered the Comets, 69-39.

Trojans cage Wildcats in fourth

Wednesday, February 9, 2022 5:10 pm

After the January contest was postponed, the Turkey Valley boys’ basketball team (11-10, 8-8 UIC) traveled to Riceville (8-13) Monday night, winning 65-52.

Warriors start playoffs Monday

Wednesday, February 9, 2022 5:09 pm

Facing two teams in two days, the South Winn boys’ basketball team (11-11, 9-7 UIC) dropped its final two regular season games at home earlier this week.

Five Warrior grapplers keep season alive

Monday, February 7, 2022 3:11 pm

And then there were five.
The South Winn wrestling team will have five wrestlers looking to continue the dream of a state title Saturday after each finished in the top two of their weight class at the Class 1A Sectional 4 Saturday at Clarksville.
Tony Greve (220) won a sectional title, while Aiden Feickert (106), Ethan Maldonado (132), Collin Holm (138) and Logan Hageman (195) earned spots as the runners-up to all advance to the district meet Saturday, Feb. 12, at Denver, at 11 a.m. Each will have the goal of finishing in the top two at districts to earn a spot at the state meet.

Moving on; Five Vikes advance to districts

Monday, February 7, 2022 3:09 pm

The season continues for five Decorah wrestlers.
Competing at the sectional meet Saturday in Cresco, the Vikings had five matmen finish either first or second at their weight, earning a ticket to the district meet Saturday, Feb. 12, in New Hampton.
The top two place winners at each weight at the district meet advance to state.

Keglers runner-up at team conference tourney

Monday, February 7, 2022 3:07 pm

With the regular season over it is time for the Decorah bowling teams to focus on the postseason and they got off to a good start Wednesday as the runners-up at the North Central Conference bowling tournament at Cadillac Lanes in Waterloo, hosted by Columbus Catholic.

Chamberlain to represent Vikes at state meet

Monday, February 7, 2022 3:07 pm

He’s headed to state.
Decorah swim team member Drew Chamberlain blazed his way to a spot at the state swim meet.
The senior will dive into the water in two events at state, which is Friday and Saturday, Feb. 11-12, at the University of Iowa Campus Recreation and Wellness Center.

Vikes extend win streak, clinch NEIC title

Monday, February 7, 2022 3:05 pm

The Class 3A No. 2 Decorah boys’ basketball team (17-1, 9-0 NEIC) has won 16 games in a row, including two victories over the weekend. With the victories the Vikings clinched their third straight Northeast Iowa Conference title.
“It’s a great accomplishment to three-peat in NEIC, but we still have unfinished business and need to keep elevating our play with each practice and or game,” said Coach Jonathan Carlson.

Decorah takes care of Indians

Monday, February 7, 2022 3:05 pm

In it only game of the week, the Decorah girls’ basketball team (12-6, 7-1 NEIC) controlled the tempo from start to finish Friday, winning 58-35 over Waukon (11-8, 5-4 NEIC) at home.

Lady Trojan defense lift TV over Kee, Postville

Monday, February 7, 2022 3:04 pm

It’s a wrap on the conference regular season after the Turkey Valley girls’ basketball team (14-6, 12-4 UIC) picked up a pair of wins Thursday and Friday over Kee and Postville.

Trojan boys sit at .500

Monday, February 7, 2022 3:03 pm

The regular season is closing in on the Turkey Valley boys’ basketball team (10-10, 8-8 UIC) as they lost one and won one game late last week.

Zweibahmer posts best offensive effort of career

Monday, February 7, 2022 3:02 pm

The South Winn girls’ basketball team (7-13, 5-9 UIC) not only saluted its trio of seniors Friday night, it also was a night for the Warriors to defeat Kee High (7-13, 5-9 UIC) at home, 42-25.

Warriors move to 11-9 overall

Monday, February 7, 2022 3:01 pm

Playing host to Kee High Friday night, the South Winn boys’ basketball team (11-9, 9-6 UIC) took care of business, besting Kee (9-11, 7-7 UIC) in Calmar, 62-47.