Eli Nymeyer

The leading scorer for the Trojans Saturday was Eli Nymeyer with 13 points.
Three seniors were honored before Turkey Valley played Riceville Saturday night, and all three — Simon Schmitt, Jason Herold and Dalton Rush — contributed to the Trojan 65-38 win over the Wildcats. Turkey Valley jumped out to a 17-8 lead in the game and led 36-13 by the half. “Tonight our boys got...
Eli Nymeyer, shown driving against South Winn in the final game of 2018, fired 12-for-15 from the field for a career high 25 points against West Central.
If Turkey Valley’s boys were going to have an off night, a non-conference game is a good time. After losing to Tripoli Thursday, the Trojans had a chance to get their confidence back the next night, which they did with a 61-30 win over West Central. After going up 19-7 at one point in the second...
Turkey Valley’s Kannon Leuenberger (23) and Eli Nymeyer double team a MFL player in Friday’s game.
Despite two Turkey Valley girls putting up a career-high scoring night, the Lady Trojans started Friday’s doubleheader against MFL Mar-Mac with a 57-40 loss, their first conference loss of the season. The boys followed with a 56-35 win over the Bulldogs; they also have only one Upper Iowa...
Eli Nymeyer (10) has Central’s Reegan Erickson in his grasp while Ethan Leibold (6) and Carter Reicks are there in case help is needed.
On the north end of the Turkey Valley football complex — by the scoreboard — there’s a sign with 15 different years written on it, representing the 15 years the Trojans have made it to the playoffs.  Jason Herold pointed to that sign after the Trojans made it 16 on Friday. “It’s kind of nice, my...
Turkey Valley’s Keegan Balk (5) and Eli Nymeyer team up for a tackle in the Trojans’ district win over Springville Friday night.
as soaked with sweat after Turkey Valley’s 54-7 win over Springville Friday night, he said the heat — the temperature was around 80 at the start of the game, and of course, there’s the humidity — didn’t bother him. “No, you get that adrenaline pumping and you don’t even notice it,” he said after...
Eli Nymeyer, left, and Keegan Balk play defense during a recent Turkey Valley win.
Turkey Valley’s boys wrapped up their conference season with a wallop, and Kee High was on the receiving end.  With the 76-31 win over the Kee Hawks Friday, the Trojans finished a nearly perfect Upper Iowa Conference season at 12-1, winning not only their small school division, but the overall...
Eli Nymeyer, shown here grabbing a rebound earlier this season, had eight points on 4-for-5 shooting in Turkey Valley’s win over North Fayette Valley.
After Thursday’s 62-50 win over North Fayette Valley, Turkey Valley’s boys have met all of the opponents in the Upper Iowa Conference. And defeated them all. The holiday break was probably good for the team, but it was time to end. “I thought we had great practices over break and got a lot better...
Two of the Friday defensive leaders for Turkey Valley team up on this play earlier in the season. Kannon Leuenberger [42] finished with 14 tackle points and Eli Nymeyer recovered a fumble.
     A serious blow was dealt to the chances of Turkey Valley playing in the postseason this year when the Trojans were defeated on a wet field at Northwood-Kensett Friday.     "The winner is still in the playoff picture, the loser is out of the picture for all practical purposes," said coach Mark...

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