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.

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.