Last call for money

Friday, November 19, 2021 8:42 pm

The Pigskin Picks contest wrapped up several weeks ago and the Driftless Multimedia office still has several envelopes of money unclaimed. Winners have until Wednesday, Dec. 1, to pick up the money or forfeit their winnings.

Decorah has 11 gridders named to all-district teams

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 7:25 pm

Eleven members of the Decorah football team were recognized by being named all-district in Class 4A, District 2.
Seven of them are first-time honorees.
In total, seven Vikings were named first team all-district while four were placed on the second team list. Thirteen athletes were recognized for their academic achievements.

Hogan member of NJCAA champion team

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 7:22 pm

Former Decorah High School cross country runner Brady Hogan was part of the NJCAA National Champion Iowa Central Tritons winning cross country team this past Saturday, Nov. 13. 

Conway, Kearney honored by IATC

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 7:21 pm

South Winn co-coaches Scott Conway and Kevin Kearney were named the Class 1A Coaches of the Year by the Iowa Association of Track and Field Coaches.

Seven Warrior gridders named to all-district teams

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 4:35 pm

Seven members of the South Winn football team were honored by the district.
Three gridders were named to the first team, with two to the second team and two honorable mention.

Turkey Shoot results

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 4:34 pm

Over 100 people participated in the 39th Annual Decorah Park-Rec Turkey Shoot Monday, Nov. 8. This parent-child free throw contest was held in the high school gym.

No. 11 Decorah to send 10 events to state

Monday, November 8, 2021 2:30 pm

Ten events will take the pool for the Decorah swim and dive team at the girls’ state swim meet.
The Vikes qualified all 10 events as at-large bids based on time throughout the state and moved into the No. 11 spot in the rankings.
Overall, Decorah finished third in the team standings Saturday, putting up 281.50 points. Cedar Rapids Kennedy won the team title with 455 points.
The state swim meet is Friday and Saturday, Nov. 12-13, at the Marshalltown YMCA.

Just short; road to the Dome ends for Vikes at Winterset

Monday, November 8, 2021 2:28 pm

It wasn’t in the cards for the Vikings Friday night on the road as the Decorah football team concluded the season with a 28-19 loss to Winterset in the Class 4A quarterfinals.

Live coverage for semifinal IHSSN football games starting Nov. 10

Monday, November 8, 2021 2:26 pm

High school football teams across Iowa are now advancing through early rounds of the IHSAA State Football Playoffs, and 28 teams will reach semifinal competition where games in all classes will be televised live on Mediacom MC22. 
Semifinal action begins Thursday, Nov. 10, with 8-player competition and continues daily through Saturday, Nov. 13. Winning teams will compete in seven championship games to be played the following week, Thursday and Friday, Nov. 18 and 19. 

Ten Trojans recognized; Scott Coach of the Year

Friday, November 5, 2021 2:16 pm

Ten members of the Turkey Valley football team were named to the Eight Man District 3 all-district list.
Six were named to the first team, two to the second and two were named honorable mention.
In addition, Marcus Herold was named the offensive player of the year. Turkey Valley coach Mark Scott was named the coach of the year.

Decorah Park and Rec Turkey Shoot

Friday, November 5, 2021 2:15 pm

The 39th Annual Decorah Park-Rec Turkey Shoot will be held in the Decorah High School Main Gym on Monday, Nov. 8, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. 

Four Vikes earn all-NEIC nods

Friday, November 5, 2021 2:15 pm

Four members of the Decorah volleyball team were honored by being named to the All-Northeast Iowa Conference list, released recently.
Junior Amelia Dugger and senior Mara Holland were both recognized as first team.

Regional swimming this week

Friday, November 5, 2021 2:14 pm

The Decorah girls swim and dive team will compete at the Dubuque Hempstead regional this week.
The regional diving competition, which also will be held at Dubuque Hempstead, is Thursday, Nov. 4, at 6 p.m. The champion from each regional site (a total of six), plus the next highest scoring 24 divers qualify for the state meet.
The swimming competition is Saturday, Nov. 6, at 12 p.m.

Tough final week of Pigskin Picks

Friday, November 5, 2021 2:13 pm

With so many upsets happening in Iowa high school football, the final week of the Pigskin Picks football contest was up for grabs.
The fewest missed games were four by David Kamm and Doreen Holstad, both of Decorah. Kamm came out first with a tie-breaker that was seven away from Central’s 76 points. 

Mission accomplished as Warriors win title; Blazek, Wagner, Kruckman all medal

Monday, November 1, 2021 1:19 pm

The South Winn girls’ cross country team celebrated a victory Saturday as the Warriors claimed the Class 1A title at the state meet in Fort Dodge.
The Warriors, first made the deck in 2015 as a combined squad with Turkey Valley in Class 2A. Last year, South Winn was squeezed out of the top spot by two points and were not to be denied again this year. In addition, Billie Wagner earned her third individual medal of her high school career by placing in the top-15.
South Winn also sent senior Isaiah Kruckman as an individual to compete in Class 1A and saw him reach the deck.
For the fourth year in a row, Jalyssa Blazek not only represented Turkey Valley, but also made the deck. The Trojans also sent senior Cambree Kruse as an individual in Class 1A.

Vikes strike late; defeat No. 1 North Scott

Monday, November 1, 2021 1:18 pm

A 50-yard drive, spearheaded by the interception by senior Joseph Bockman, was the spark the Decorah offense needed as the Decorah football team (7-3) defeated Class 4A No. 1 North Scott (9-1) Friday night on the road, 14-10.
Trailing 10-7 late into the fourth quarter, the Vikings scored the winning touchdown with 26 seconds remaining.

Turkey Valley gridders fall 42-40 to Kee

Monday, November 1, 2021 1:17 pm

It was a big game full of big plays.
Unfortunately, eight-man Kee (9-1) made more Friday night in Jackson Junction, handing Turkey Valley (9-1) its first loss of the season and knocking the Trojans out of the postseason. Kee advances to the round of 16 and will travel to Easton Valley Thursday, Nov. 4, at 7 p.m.

To the max; Vikings battle Western Dubuque in finals

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 4:06 pm

The Decorah volleyball team battled Western Dubuque Tuesday night in the Class 4A regional final.
In the end, it was the top-ranked Bobcats that pulled out the victory, defeating the Vikings 3-0. Set scores were 18-25, 21-25 and 19-25.
“I love this group of girls and I absolutely cannot say enough positive about their effort last night. The atmosphere in that gym was something that we have not been exposed to very often and our girls held their composure, competed and challenged a very good Western Dubuque team until the very end,” said Coach Gina Holthaus. 

Luhman wins adjusted week six

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 4:04 pm

Week six brought interesting results for the weekly pigskin picks football contest.
Decorah’s David Luhman was the champion, not missing a single game.

Nine locals selected all-UIC

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 4:04 pm

Nine local athletes were named to the Upper Iowa Conference volleyball list, released earlier this week.
South Winn placed four athletes on the list while Turkey Valley had five.