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Riveros medals for DHS

Tuesday, April 9, 2024 11:46 am

It wasn’t even a close contest in the season opener as the Decorah girls’ golf team hosted North Fayette Valley and Waukon at Silvercrest Golf Club.
The Vikes won the meet with 212 over the Tigerhawks’ 235 and the Indians’ 247.

Vikes suffer tough loss

Tuesday, April 9, 2024 11:45 am

Thursday the Decorah girls soccer team (0-2) fell at home, 5-0, to North Fayette Valley (2-1).
The TigerHawks scored three goals in the first half and added two in the second to prevail.

Vikes hit the pitch

Tuesday, April 9, 2024 11:44 am

The Decorah boys’ soccer team (1-2) match at Dubuque Senior (2-1) had a close contest Thursday with the Vikings taking a 1-0 lead in the first half before giving up three goals to the Rams in the second half to drop the contest 3-1.

Veteran golfers to lead Trojan girls squad in 2024

Thursday, April 4, 2024 10:47 am

There will be an abundance of experience on the courses this season for the Turkey Valley girls’ golf team.
The Trojans feature a squad made up of nine returning letter winners looking to make a mark on the Upper Iowa Conference.

Back with power; Warriors return five starters

Thursday, April 4, 2024 10:45 am

Overall participation numbers are growing but the South Winn boys’ golf team is set with its returning talent in 2024.
The Warriors feature five returning letter winners who started for the varsity last season.
Putting the team together for his seventh season is Mike Wenthold.

Warrior girls aiming for big things on the course

Thursday, April 4, 2024 10:39 am

There is a goal in place for the South Winn girls’ golf team – make it to state.
With all of its varsity members returning from last year’s regional champion squad, the Warriors are ready for another successful year.
Coaching the girls is Glenna Munuswamy for her sixth season.

Competition strong for Viking boys’ varsity line-up

Thursday, April 4, 2024 10:38 am

A year removed from a fourth-place finish at state, the Decorah boys’ tennis team has a few holes to fill and many athletes to choose from this spring.
With the doubles state runner-up duo and members of the fourth-place team graduated, it’s time for a new list of Vikings to continue the storied tradition of success.

Looking for some wins; DHS girls’ soccer has high hopes

Thursday, April 4, 2024 10:36 am

The Decorah girls’ soccer team is focused this season as the Vikings are looking to transfer hard work and talent into a winning mark for 2024.
Leading the way is head coach Loran Hendrickson who is in his sixth season at the helm of the program.

DHS girls fall to No. 13 Hempstead

Thursday, April 4, 2024 10:33 am

The first game of the season brought Class 3A No. 13th Dubuque Hempstead (2-0) to Decorah (0-1) to face a revamped Decorah girls’ soccer team who graduated eight starters from a year ago, falling 5-0, Thursday at home.

Experience tested; Vikings return 24 letter winners

Wednesday, March 27, 2024 9:27 am

Experience will be key for the Decorah boys’ track and field team this spring.
With 10 seniors and 24 returning letter winners, the Vikings have athletes with experience scoring points in the big events. However, with 39 younger classmen, there will be a push for varsity spots.

Young Trojans ready to take on 2024 season

Wednesday, March 27, 2024 9:26 am

After not qualifying any events a year ago, the Turkey Valley girls’ track and field team is hungry to get back on the Blue Oval.
With six returning letter winners and a handful of talented freshmen, the Trojans will be tested throughout the season.
Leading the charge are co-head coaches Dalton Hackman and Sarah Bakula.

Looking to Drake; SW girls returns state qualifiers

Wednesday, March 27, 2024 9:26 am

There is no shortage of numbers for the South Winn girls’ track and field team in 2024 as the Warriors gear up to make a big splash at the state track meet in May.
The Warriors have 26 members out this year and have a chance to take the top spot in the Upper Iowa Conference.
For the 31st year, Kevin Kearney will be leading the squad and will be assisted by Darcy Einck, Ethan Adams and Ed Wadsworth.

Viking girls aiming for 19th NEIC titles in a row

Wednesday, March 27, 2024 9:25 am

The Decorah girls’ track and field team is hoping for a big year in 2024 with a large number of state participants and conference champions back on the roster.
Coaching the squad along the journey will be co-head coaches Cristy Nimrod and Brad Johansen. The duo will be assisted by Mike Tangen and Jeff Wettach.

Trojan boys concerned with lack of depth

Wednesday, March 27, 2024 9:15 am

Numbers continue to be a challenge for the Turkey Valley boys’ track and field team with 14 members reporting to practice in February. However low the numbers may not be a reflection on the talent Mark Scott has as he enters his 26th season as the squad’s coach.

Vikes shine at Luther Indoor

Tuesday, March 19, 2024 8:57 am

No team scores were kept as the Decorah girls’ and boys’ track and field teams compete at the Luther Indoor Invite Saturday, but the Viking coaches can call it successful as each team won seven events.
“The Decorah/Luther Indoor is always a great meet for getting every healthy and available athlete involved in multiple events if possible. We had some very good performances and many PR’s (personal records) were established,” said Viking boys’ coach Joel Rollinger.

Warrior girls race to top at UIC indoor

Tuesday, March 19, 2024 8:55 am

Teams from the Upper Iowa Conference met on the indoor track at Luther College Friday.
The South Winn girls claimed the title with 113 points with Central Elkader in second with 80 and Kee in third with 78.5. Clayton Ridge was fourth with 49, followed by North Fayette Valley with 42.5. Completing the team standings were Turkey Valley (37), West Central (26), Postville (19) and MFL MarMac (11).
In the boys’ team race it was MFL MarMac taking the title with 102 points, followed by North Fayette Valley with 91.5 points. South Winn finished the night with 87 points in third, followed by Central Elkader with 54. Rounding out the team scores were Turkey Valley (39), Kee (34), Postville (16), West Central (16) and Clayton Ridge (14.5).

Senior core of leaders to lead Warriors in 2024 season

Tuesday, March 19, 2024 8:53 am

While the South Winn boys’ track and field team may not have the depth it has had in the past, it does have a core group of seniors who have been part of the program since freshmen year. Combine them with those leaders who are multi-sport athletes and the Warriors are certain to score points in numerous events this season.

Trewin resigns as Decorah head football coach

Thursday, March 14, 2024 12:48 pm

Decorah Head Football Coach Pat Trewin has decided to resign from his duties as head varsity football coach.

Quandahl steps down as Viking girls’ basketball coach

Thursday, March 14, 2024 12:43 pm

Decorah Head Girls Basketball coach Shannon Quandahl has resigned after eight years of leading the program and 14 as an assistant.

Decorah boys fall in overtime

Thursday, March 7, 2024 5:05 pm

The end of the record-setting season has come to an end for the Decorah boys’ basketball team as the Vikes fell to Assumption (Davenport) in the Class 3A semifinal Thursday, 61-53, in overtime. For a complete rundown of the game and full-color photos, look for the new e-edition covering the weekend games called the Weekend Wrap-up Tuesday, March 12.