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Trojan boys take care of NH

Thursday, November 30, 2023 10:20 am

The score of Monday night’s game between the boys of Turkey Valley and New Hampton is not indicative of how hard the two teams fought from jump- ball to the final buzzer. Hosting the Chickasaws (0-1) in the season opener, the Trojans (1-0) finally took control in the final quarter to win 57-42.

Decorah second, crown four champs at Elkader

Thursday, November 30, 2023 10:19 am

Returning to the mats in Elkader Tuesday, the Decorah and South Winn girls’ wrestling teams had promising results. The Vikes fell short of the team title with 163 points, just behind champion West Delaware who tallied 168. The Warriors finished the night with 80 points, good for 10th.

SW grapplers show promise

Thursday, November 30, 2023 10:18 am

The South Winn boys wrestling team kicked off the season Tuesday night in a quad against a pair of Class 2A programs and a conference foe, coming away with one dual win. On the mats in Jackson Junction, the Warriors defeated Central Elkader 66-12 and fell to Clear Lake 45-30 and New Hampton/Turkey Valley 52-27.

Close finish for Viking grapplers

Thursday, November 30, 2023 10:17 am

Although the final team score wasn’t what any coach would like, Decorah wrestling coach Jordan Thompson should be excited with what he saw Tuesday night as the Vikings opened the season at home.
The Vikes welcomed Independence for the first dual of the year, falling in a close match 39-33.

Decorah girls fall to 0-2

Thursday, November 30, 2023 10:16 am

It was a close finish for the Class 4A No. 13 Decorah girls basketball team (0-2, 0-0 NEIC) as the Vikes fell to another ranked team Tuesday in non-conference action. Hosting Class 3A No. 5 Dubuque Wahlert (1-0), the comeback fell a little short for the Vikings, dropping the contest 70-65.

Decorah Special Olympians compete

Thursday, November 30, 2023 7:08 am

Sixteen Decorah High School and Decorah Middle School Special Olympians competed Oct. 21 at the Northeast Iowa Regional Bowling Event at Cadillac Lanes in Waterloo.

Trojans looking to replace four key seniors

Tuesday, November 28, 2023 8:49 am

The Turkey Valley girls basketball team is hoping the leadership provided by last year’s seniors, combined with the experience several underclassmen earned, will carry into this year.

Keglers open season with wins

Friday, November 24, 2023 8:46 am

The Decorah girls and boys bowling teams put an exclamation point to the start of the season Tuesday with each defeating Sumner-Fredericksburg at King Pin Entertainment Center in Decorah.

Viking girls top Navy bracket

Friday, November 24, 2023 8:45 am

Traveling to Fort Dodge Tuesday for the East vs. West tournament, the Decorah girls’ wrestling team picked up the Navy bracket title at the East versus West tournament, going 4-0 for the day.

Season opener; TV shows strong defense

Friday, November 24, 2023 8:44 am

The Turkey Valley girls’ basketball team (0-1, 0-1 UIC0 took the court for the first time in the 2023-24 season Tuesday, falling to Kee (1-0, 1-0 UIC) at home, 52-45.

Three locals named all-state football

Friday, November 24, 2023 8:43 am

Three local football players were honored being named to the Iowa Football Coaches Association/Iowa Print Sports Writers Association all-state teams.
Two members from the Decorah squad and one from Turkey Valley were chosen. Recognized for the Vikes were senior Dakota Johnson and junior William Hahn. Trojan selected was senior Oliver Schmitt.

Warriors face first hurdles

Friday, November 24, 2023 8:42 am

Going on the road to start the season for back-to-back games, the South Winn girls’ basketball team (1-1, 1-0 UIC) faced some uphill battles.

Decorah produces 47 points

Friday, November 24, 2023 8:35 am

Opening up a new season Tuesday against Dike-New Hartford (1-0), the Decorah girls’ basketball team (0-1, 0-0 NEIC) couldn’t get the momentum in the second half, falling 72-47.

Vikes, SW back on the mats

Wednesday, November 22, 2023 8:35 am

The Decorah gym was alive with its first action of the winter sports season Saturday with 16 girls’ wrestling teams participating in the Decorah Fall Tournament.
When the last whistle blew, the Vikings finished second in the team standings with 240 points behind Cedar Falls’ 335. South Winn also compete in the season opener, picking up 63 points to finish ninth.

Back on the mats; SW grapplers looking for big wins in 2023-24

Wednesday, November 22, 2023 8:34 am

There will be a turnaround this season for the South Winn boys’ wrestling team.
The focus of the squad is to exchange last year’s varsity experience for wins during the 2023-24 season.

SW girls set to step on mat

Wednesday, November 22, 2023 8:34 am

Much of the line-up returns for the South Winn girls’ wrestling team as it gets ready for the 2023 season with six letter winners and a trio of new faces.
With 13 years of coaching experience, Head Coach Ethan Adams is back at the helm of the girls’ team for his second season with Tayton Bullerman taking the role of assistant coach.

Lots of experience for South Winn boys

Wednesday, November 22, 2023 8:33 am

The South Winn boys’ basketball team has several opportunities to fill the shoes of last season’s graduates. However, the Warriors may need to develop of few more coming off the bench in 2022-23.

Step up; Warriors have just two seniors

Wednesday, November 22, 2023 8:32 am

Some underclassmen will be asked to step up for the South Winn girls’ basketball team.
The Warriors will be looking for a blend between their returning letter winners, some talented juniors, with sophomores aiming for a spot on varsity.

New line-up takes the court for TV boys

Wednesday, November 22, 2023 8:31 am

It will be a relatively inexperienced squad taking the court for the Turkey Valley boys basketball team this winter.
With just three players back who saw action a year ago on varsity, it will be a work in progress this year for the Trojans.

Viking foundation looks strong for 2023 season

Wednesday, November 22, 2023 8:27 am

In just its second year in IGHSAU sanctioned girls’ wrestling, the Decorah team already has a solid base to build from with seven returning letter winners, including a state champion and Iowa Hawkeye recruit.