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Chickasaw boys show versatility

New Hampton may not have a lot of depth when it comes to boys track, but the Chickasaws certainly have some versatile athletes.  Junior Alex Schumacher was the latest Chickasaw to show off his versatility as he ran a solid leg on the 4x800 relay,

NH continues top squad streak with Red win Tuesday

Cedar Falls may be a much larger school, but they don’t have the numbers on their trapshooting squad that New Hampton does.    Or the talent.    The Chickasaws had the top squad in a triangular at home Tuesday, which included Echo Valley, as New H

Chickasaw girls win second straight title

    One thing Chickasaw girls track coach Jeanette Laures likes about this year’s group of seniors is how diversified they are.     Between Hunter Gerber, Kayla Gilbert, Serina Hovden, Darian Wegner and Mariah Wickham, there’s sprinters, distance

Trapshooters enjoy a relatively light week on range

The Nashua-Plainfield trapshooting team had a relatively short week due to the Easter weekend, but they were able to enjoy the nice weather along the way.  Senior Nick Bucknell started the week off with a score of 48 out of 50 on Tuesday evening,

Golfers looking for confidence

It hasn’t exactly gone as planned for the Nashua-Plainfield golf teams so far this season, but then again, youth plus inexperience often equals inconsistency.  But the Huskies, especially on the girls side, showed some signs of life this past week

N-P boys are on the right track

The places aren’t always what the Nashua-Plainfield boys track team wants, but ask its coach, and he’ll tell you that the grit and determination are there.  “I love the way our kids compete,” coach Chase Sudol said, “and I know a lot of them want

Thriving the grind!

Competing in two track and field meets isn’t easy.  Just ask the Nashua-Plainfield girls, who finished fifth at their coed meet last Tuesday night and followed it up with a sixth-place finish two nights later at the New Hampton Coed.  “When we are

Chickasaws give 3A power a battle at Waverly

As a coach, Bill Glenn doesn't feel his motivational skills are needed much at all while the head mentor of the boys golf team.  While he may impart his golf skills to the players, he doesn't have to push them to become better.  "Th

Coed runners have high goals

New Hampton’s Jake Usher and Turkey Valley’s Wyatt Blazek are obviously two different runners.  One, Usher, is a middle-distance and long distance runner; the other is a sprinter.  But both seniors had banner nights for their respective teams on T

Chickasaw girls set new school golf records

Two new school records were set by New Hampton’s girls golf team while they were defeating Waverly-Shell Rock Monday afternoon.    Winning over the Go-Hawks by 86 strokes, the Chickasaws set a new 18-hole record with a score of 341, beating the re

Coed champs!

While they were on opposite ends of the team standings at the New Hampton Coed Invitational, both the host Chickasaws and Turkey Valley girls had their highlights as they competed on a windy, but dry Thursday meet.  The smallest team at the meet,

Pair of Turkey Valley girls score a 49 at trap meet

The Trojan trapshooters turned in not one, but two perfect 25s at the Turkey Valley trap range on Tuesday, and each of the shooters finished with a 49, the top girls' score in the meet against Echo Valley.    Emily Luzum and Kaylie Klimesh, e

Two-thirds of trap team wins at Nashua meet

The FFA convention turned the New Hampton trapshooting roster into a piece of swiss cheese as the abbreviated Chickasaw team competed at Nashua Thursday.    But even though 17 students were missing, the remaining crew filled in the holes nicely, s

Short game needs work as TV golfers are swept by Eagles

On a day that season lows seemed unlikely, Turkey Valley's golfers still managed a few amidst the mist and cold wind, but both the Trojan teams lost to Clayton Ridge at Jackson Heights Monday.  Since there was a track meet at Oelwein the same

An early season showdown

There are times a loss can be just as impressive as a win, as it all depends on the competition.    Although the Chickasaw boys lost Monday to Clear Lake, this was one of those impressive losses.

New Hampton picks up three wins at Decorah

On the plus side, New Hampton claimed victories in three events had several runners come near or break personal records at the Decorah Invitational Monday night.  On the other side of the ledger, though, there were times the Chickasaws’ inexperien

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