Luzum headed to Black Hawk College

Monday, April 5, 2021 2:18 pm

South Winn senior Ethan Luzum recently signed his letter of intent to play baseball at Black Hawk College in Moline, Ill. Pictured with Luzum (center) is sister Eryn Luzum, father Randy Luzum, mother Lynette Barloon and South Winn head baseball coach Alex Smith. (submitted photo)

Barness to throw at Luther

Monday, April 5, 2021 2:17 pm

Warrior thrower Emma Barness (seated in center) recently announced her commitment to compete with the Luther College women’s track and field team after graduation. Joining her is family (seated, l-r) Gary Barness and Nick Wallin and in back track coaches Kevin Kearney and Jason Ohrt. (Decorah Newspapers photo by Becky Walz)

Ohrt to throw for Norse women

Monday, April 5, 2021 2:17 pm

Emmaleigh Ohrt (seated, center) announced last week her intent to throw on the Luther College women’s track and field team, as well as participate in band. She is pictured with (front, l-r) mother Debbie and father Jason, along with (back) band instructor Nathan Miller and track coach Kevin Kearney. (Decorah Newspapers photo by Becky Walz)

Vikes claim first at Waukon’s early bird meet

Monday, April 5, 2021 2:16 pm

The Decorah boys’ track and field team felt the heat Thursday despite the cool temps. Vying for the top spot with the Vikings was Denver, with Decorah coming out on top of the Waukon Early Bird meet with 155 points, while the Cyclones finished with 149 points.

DHS alums dive in

Monday, April 5, 2021 2:04 pm

Four take up diving as Luther College students

Area harriers run at Frostbite Open

Friday, April 2, 2021 1:41 pm

For the first time in nearly two years, harriers stepped on to a track to compete as teams from Decorah, South Winn and Turkey Valley competed Frostbite Open at Sumner-Fredericksburg Tuesday night.

Former Norse inducted into Iowa Rugby Union Hall of Fame

Friday, April 2, 2021 1:41 pm

The Quad City Irish Rugby Club announced that former Luther College Rugby team captain Dan Kilen of Eldridge has received notification of his induction into the Iowa Rugby Union Hall of Fame.

Varsity spots open for Lady Vikes

Monday, March 29, 2021 2:07 pm

Girls who played as freshmen or sophomores will be asked to step into varsity roles on the Decorah girls’ tennis team this season, after the 2020 season was cancelled due to COVID-19.

DHS netters feature young, untested talent

Monday, March 29, 2021 2:07 pm

Winning the first-ever conference tournament in 2019, the Decorah boys’ tennis team is looking to defend its title in 2021, after the pandemic ended the 2020 season almost before it began.
However, it will be new faces taking the court this season, with just two returning letter winners on the roster.

Core group of seniors to lead DHS girls

Monday, March 29, 2021 2:06 pm

The foundation is set for Decorah girls’ soccer team, all that is needed is the weather to cooperate so they can get time on the field.
The Vikings feature eight letter winners and a host of other athletes ready to put together a winning season after last season was cancelled.
Motivating the team will be fourth-year head coach Loren Hendrickson.

SW girls ready for unknowns

Monday, March 29, 2021 2:05 pm

Without last year to go on, it’s hard to know how teams will stack up against each other on the track, but the South Winn girls’ track and field team is looking forward to the opportunity to compete.
Veteran talent and experience in middle- and long-distance races, the Warriors will be looking to fill out the entire line-up in order to compete for a conference title.

Inexperienced harriers set to run for Trojans

Monday, March 29, 2021 2:03 pm

The Turkey Valley boys’ track and field team will be virtually untested as it gets the 2021 season underway with just one state qualifier returning to the roster.
In his 23rd season at the helm is Head Coach Mark Scott.

High goals set for Lady Trojans

Monday, March 29, 2021 2:02 pm

With 18 letter winners returning, the Turkey Valley girls’ track and field team is planning to make some noise throughout the 2021 season and in Des Moines come May.

Vikes set to fill competitive line-ups after a season off

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 11:00 pm

The key to a successful 2021 season is in the hands of any promising Decorah boys track and field athlete as veteran head coach Joel Rollinger and his staff get set to fill out a competitive line-up. In his 22nd year at the helm, Rollinger will be aided by assistant coaches Bill Post, Dale Wilharm and Jeff Wettach.

Warriors to rely on other sports’ success and experience

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 11:00 pm

The last time the South Winn boys’ track and field team competed was nearly two years ago, with five events competing at state after the Warriors were the Upper Iowa Conference runners-up.
While the Warriors weren’t able to see what last season would have brought when COVID-19 shut down spring activities, South Winn has seen quite the success in other athletic programs in the past year.

Decorah girls ready to get back on track in 2021

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 11:00 pm

With a strong tradition of Decorah girls’ track and field in their back pocket, a large contingent of Lady Vikes are ready to roll in 2021 after a last season was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Rushford-Peterson season ends in Section 1A semifinal

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 4:16 pm

The Rushford-Peterson Trojans lost to the Southland Rebels, 73-55 in the Section 1A tournament semifinals at Rochester Century High School on Monday, March 22.

Rushford-Peterson boys advance to semifinals in Section 1A tourney

Sunday, March 21, 2021 1:33 am

Smothering defense and a balanced scoring attack propelled the Rushford-Peterson boys to a 54-28 win over the Wabasha-Kellogg Falcons Friday, March 19.

Boys recognized as all-UIC

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 4:54 pm

Nine local basketball players were named to the all-Upper Iowa Conference boys’ basketball teams.
South Winn had five representatives, while Turkey Valley had four.

Hoffert earns All-State nod

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 4:53 pm

Turkey Valley senior Ali Hoffert has been named to the Class 1A All-State Second Team for her efforts on the basketball court.