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16
Oct

UIC VB tournament Thursday and Saturday

UIC VB tournament Thursday and Saturday

 

By Jerry Wadian
Sports Editor

jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

The Upper Iowa Conference will hold its first-ever UIC Volleyball Tournament to determine a conference champion this Thursday and Saturday. 

Thursday will feature the top four teams hosting a triangular with the top two at each site advancing to the final tourney Saturday in Sumner. Saturday’s tourney will start at 9 a.m. and continue until all eight spots are determined.

However, the top seeds and playing sites for Thursday’s games would not be known until after conference play wrapped up Tuesday, Oct. 15.

Wed
09
Apr

Warriors ready to tee off in 2014

 

Seniors on the 2014 South Winn golf teams include (front, l-r) Bailey Timp, Jordan Reisner, Taylor Claman, Caitlin Holien, Christina Wagner; (back) Megan Elsbernd, Brendan Hageman, Megan Bushman, Trevor Schweinefus, Megan Hageman. Not pictured are Adam Lensing and Darrik Poshusta. (Becky Walz photo)

 

 

 

Warriors ready to tee off in 2014

 

 

It is all about the numbers when it comes to golf, and South Winn’s co-head coaches Paul Jungblut and Doug Schweinefus are hoping they are in the Warriors’ favor this season. With 15 boys and 12 girls ready to hit the links, the competition for the top spots has already begun.

Wed
09
Apr

Meyer, Brickman golf for WC

 

Beth Meyer (l) and Cheridan Brickman will go it alone for the West Central girls' golf team during the 2014 season. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

Meyer, Brickman golf for WC

 

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
Sports Editor
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

Like last season, West Central girls’ golf will not be a factor in the UIC team standings this year since there are only two girls playing.

However, head coach Ron Ahrens said, Cheridan Brickman and Beth Meyer will do very well in representing the Blue Devils this season.

Wed
09
Apr

wWC boys' golf to rely on 6 seniors

 

West Central has a dozen boys competing for varsity spots on the golf team this spring. With six seniors and promising underclassmen, the Blue Devils could field a very strong team. The squad includes (front l-r) Adam Cannon, Sam Hepperle, Brady Forsyth, Aaron Swearinger, Dustin Gordon, and Andrew Sharff; (back) coach Ron Ahrens,  Dustin Richards,  Jordon Taylor,  Chase Grimm,  Hud Johnston, Miles Walenceus,  and Kaleb Kime. (Jerry Wadian photo)

WC boys' golf to rely on 6 seniors

By Jerry Wadian
Sports Editor
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

West Central boys’ golf will rely on senior leadership to keep improving in the UIC this season. The Blue Devils have six seniors.

Wed
09
Apr

Boys win 11 medals at Epworth

 

Boys win 11 medals at Epworth

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
Sports Editor
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

The first outdoor meet of the season for the boys’ track team saw TigerHawks fighting winds gusting to 40 mph in Epworth on Monday, March 31. The winds were blowing right into the faces of those running to the finish line.

No team scores were kept, but NFV held its own against Mount Vernon, Anamosa, Maquoketa, Central Clinton, Beckman, and host Western Dubuque.

 As a team, the TigerHawks won 11 medals.

Wed
09
Apr

Girls score well at 1st outdoor meet

 

Dressed for the cold, windy conditions in Waverly, Tiffanie Koch placed fourth for North Fayette Valley in the high jump with this leap of 4’02”. (Justin Rust photo)

 

 

Girls score well at 1st outdoor meet

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
Sports Editor
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

Although North Fayette Valley is in Class 2A in track, on Tuesday, April 1, the TigerHawk girls fared well against 4A competition at a meet hosted by Waverly-Shell Rock.

No team scores were kept, but NFV competed against the likes of Cedar Falls, Mason City, Ft. Dodge, Hudson, and the host Go-Hawks.

After a slow start in the indoor season, the TigerHawk gals brought home nine medals and finished fourth in nine more events at this first outdoor meet of the season.

Wed
02
Apr

Sw gals close out successful indoor season

South Winn freshman Josie Kriener (l) grabs hold of the baton from Kennidee DeVilbiss in the UIC 4x800 race at the conference indoor meet held Tuesday, March 25. The pair, along with RaeAnn Klimesh and Jessica Lechtenberg, finished the race in 10:50.06 to place third. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

SW gals close out successful indoor season

 

 

The Lady Warrior track team is ready to head outdoors after completing a successful indoor season last week at Luther College with multiple career-bests.

“Overall our kids competed well. It was the first time many of them had a chance to compete this season, and they made the most of it,” complimented SW coach Kevin Kearney. “We held our own with the other top teams in the UIC, which is promising.”

Wed
02
Apr

Outstanding performances by Warriors

Outstanding performances by Warriors

 

 

Despite running two indoor track meets in four days last week, the South Winn boys’ track team showed considerable improvement.

“We were very pleased by the efforts given.  We had a number of outstanding performances for this early in the year,” said coach Scott Conway. “It's nice to see times, distances, and heights in March that we would expect at Districts.  

In all, the Warriors claimed six individual top spots including a pair of wins by senior Devin Franzen in the 800m and 1600m runs. Adding to the team’s success were Jordan Rommes in the high jump, Chris Brincks’ 55m hurdles, and Ben Meyer in the 400m dash. Jared Schroeder and Rommes tied at 6.73 in the 55m dash for the top prize.

Claiming silver for the Warriors were Brincks in the high jump, Meyer in the long jump, Mitch Herold in the 200m dash, and Nathan Meyer in the 800m run.

Wed
02
Apr

Core group to lead SW

 

 

Swarming the oval for 2014 is a large group of South Winn girls, including (front, l-r) Courtney Humpal, Amber Brincks, Josie Kriener, Mahogani Boe, Jessica Lechtenberg, Riley Ott, RaeAnn Klimesh, Lexie Warth, Kendal Kuboushek; (middle) Alexis Patterson, Christina Nesvik, Ashley Budde, Maddie Monroe, Morgan Martin, Sarah Meyer, Kelly Kuboushek, Lee Balik, Jenna Elsbernd, Sabrina Marken; (back) Kennidee DeVilbiss, Abby Phillips, Tiana Bullerman, Becca Franzen, Monica Schwartzhoff, Brittany Shindelar, Savannah Nesvik, Abby Hageman, Becca Hertges, and Kendra Fosaaen. (Becky Walz photo)

 

Core group to lead SW

 

 

Courtney Humpal, Abby Phillips, Kennidee DeVilbiss, Brittany Shindelar, Jessica Lechtenberg, and Lexie Warth are just six Lady Warriors that South Winn coach Kevin Kearney expects to form the nucleus of his girls’ team.

Wed
02
Apr

WC track runs at UIC Indoor

 

West Central is pinning its hopes in boys’ track on these 10 athletes. Running, jumping and throwing for the Blue Devils this spring are (front) Thomas Leverington, manager; (row two, l-r) Dein Gosse, Matt Langel, Joe Wolfe, and Lincoln Fuhs; (row three) coach Chris Sanford, Sam McNeese, Sam Annis, Joe Kane, and James Niemann (row four) Collin Kane and Alexander Hepperle. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

 

WC track runs at UIC Indoor

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
Sports Editor
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

The West Central girls’ and boys’ track teams finished the indoor season with the UIC Invite Tuesday, March 25, at Luther College in Decorah.

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