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Short-handed TV girls forced to skip some events

A Plan B would have been nice Monday.

Chickasaws get what they need at Osage

Three track athletes were gone to an FFA convention Tuesday and another was missing due to a funeral, still, New Hampton’s girls put together a fourth-place finish among the 10 teams running at Osage Tuesday.  Charles City won the meet, with Osage

Trojan boys win, then take second

Only two races into Tuesday’s meet at Nashua-Plainfield and Mark Scott was enjoying the day so much more than the night before.  “Last night was cold, wet and it took forever,” said the Turkey Valley coach.

New Hampton girls sizzle on course

The birdies cost Eric Olson some money, but then again, he wasn’t complaining Tuesday night as his team departed Willow Run Country Club in Denver.  The Chickasaws made a spirited run at a school record round, missing the mark set in 2015 by one s

N-P veterans lead the way

So far, so good for the Nashua girls track team.  But after a solid week — especially with a strong third-place finish at the Osage Coed Invitational last week — Nashua-Plainfield coach Kristi Hannemann wants to see her team take the next step.  “

Huskies shine, get wakeup call all in the same week

Maybe last week’s Pirate Relays was just what the proverbial doctor ordered for the Nashua-Plainfield boys track team.  Two days after finishing a solid fourth at the Osage Coed, Nashua-Plainfield had to settle for a 12th-place finish Thursday nig

Learning on the fly

It wasn’t exactly the way the Nashua-Plainfield golf teams wanted to start the season, but then again, Nashua-Plainfield coach Jeff Trost is going to chalk it up as a learning experience.  “We have some learning curves to navigate,” Trost said aft

TV coach pleased with his team’s first outings

Turkey Valley's golfers got the season underway like most area teams — with little time spent on an actual course.  The girls dropped a handful of strokes from their opening meet at West Central Thursday to their second meet the next night ag

Trojan boys claim Postville title

    Nearly every one of the 11 schools at the Postville boys track meet last Thursday was larger than Turkey Valley.

Trojan shooters solid in opening week

When Turkey Valley's trapshooters opened their season at Boyd Thursday, they were not only taking on Waverly-Shell Rock, but a New Hampton team that was competing in their third meet of the season.  Although the Chickasaws swept the top squad

Chickasaws enjoy a banner opener on the golf course

A golf team would be hard-pressed to find better balance than New Hampton's girls had on Friday, where three girls tied for medalist honors.  Despite some impediments, the Chickasaws finished with a 190, which tied their best nine-hole effort

Chickasaw track girls post an impressive second

This may sound weird, but it’s true: New Hampton’s girls track team was much more impressive finishing second by 75 points Friday than it was winning by 80 last Tuesday.  Sure, Decorah dominated the team race at its own invitational Friday as the

Trojan girls' track finds positives at first outdoor meet

With no all-weather track at Turkey Valley, the meet at Decorah Friday was the first time the girls track team was on a 400-meter track all spring.  And as the only 1A school there, they were out-manned, going up against teams with dozens and doze

New Hampton boys show plenty of quality on track

When it comes to numbers, New Hampton certainly doesn’t have the biggest boys track team around.  But the Chickasaws showed that quality can make up for quantity Friday night when they ran to a solid fourth-place finish at the Dave Sage Go-Hawk Re

New Hampton to host coed track meet Thursday

New Hampton’s track teams will get their first chance to run at home on Thursday as the Chickasaws will host the New Hampton Coed Invitational.  The meet begins with field events at 4:30 p.m.


By looking at the scores — both team and individual — no one would know New Hampton’s boys were golfing in their first meet of the season last Friday.  Or that they had very limited time even on a golf course so far this year.  “Wednesday was our

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