Sydney Hansen

Nashua-Plainfield’s Sydney Hansen looks for her shot during the first half of last Tuesday’s Top of Iowa Conference game against Mason City Newman.
There are times, Nashua-Plainfield girls basketball coach Josh Smith concedes, that he wouldn’t mind playing in anything other than the Top of Iowa Conference East Division. It is, in a word, loaded, and the result last week was two more losses for the Huskies. “On one hand having a bunch of wins...
During a match played earlier this season, Nashua-Plainfield’s Miranda Crabtree watches teammate Britney Holthaus make a great effort as she dives for a dig.
     Britney Holthaus and Sydney Hansen never wavered, even as the two Nashua-Plainfield senior volleyball players endured a five-win campaign last season and a 2-10 start this year.     The two played key roles on the Huskies’ runs to the Corn Bowl Conference championship in 2014 and the Top of...
Nashua-Plainfield’s Morgan Kapping puts down a spike during the championship match against Denver Saturday.
    The losing streak — thanks to a three-set loss to Osage — had reached nine and Nashua-Plainfield was coming off “homecoming week” as it prepared to take on Valley Lutheran in the opening match of its invitational.    Coach Amber Carter’s advice to her Huskies? “Fake it until you make it.”    It...
Nashua-Plainfield’s Sydney Hansen winds up to throw the discus at a recent meet.
Up and down the lineup Monday night, the Nashua-Plainfield girls track team ran season-best times.  And although coach Kristi Hannemann will be the first to admit that she’s always looking for faster times, she was more than satisfied with her athletes’ performances as Nashua-Plainfield finished a...
Nashua-Plainfield’s Sydney Hansen had one of her best overall games of the season in the Huskies’ game against West Fork last week.
Maybe there are two lessons to be learned in Nashua-Plainfield’s girls basketball loss to West Fork last week.  First, one quarter does not make a game.  Second, though, is that the Huskies have the ability to play with even elite teams like the Warhawks, who are 8-2 overall and have suffered just...
Nashua-Plainfield’s Liberty Fisher gets a spike past a Mason City Newman blocker during the Huskies’ win last Thursday.
There’s a fine line when it comes to volleyball serving.Be too conservative and an opponent has an easy time setting up its offense; be too aggressive and an opponent can pick up an easy point with a service error.Nashua-Plainfield found the perfect balance last week in a 25-16, 25-7, 25-12 Top of...

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