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Heartbreak at home

This one is going to sting for a while, no doubt about it. But the New Hampton football team must try to put Friday’s heartbreaking 21-20 loss to Crestwood behind it, for there’s still much to play for when it comes to the 2016 season. “I’m proud

Trojans win over Central

Turkey Valley spoiled Homecoming for Central of Elkader Friday as the Trojans remained undefeated with a 42-20 win.Cody Hackman threw two touchdown passes, ran in two scores on quarterback sneaks and, while on defense, intercepted three passes fro

Lady Trojans score first UIC win

    Turkey Valley volleyball took another one of those baby steps Monday.

Shaving time

While coach Jamie Quass is a fine motivator, the chance of running varsity for the New Hampton cross country team also appears to have some pull.      The kind of competition that makes the top runners consistently improve — think Hannah Heit and

NEIC sweep

    Here’s a wake-up call.

Huskies are ready to play a lot of ball

Do you know that line that kicks off Sunday Night Football, the one that goes “are you ready for some football?”Nashua-Plainfield better be ready, for the Huskies are about to embark on a three-game, eight-day stretch that very well could determin

Huskies fall to North Butler, get extended time off

The good news is Nashua-Plainfield volleyball coach Amber Carter saw some good signs in last Tuesday’s loss to North Butler.The bad news is Mother Nature messed up any momentum the Huskies may have had as Nashua-Plainfield saw its match with St.

Tough sledding

Let’s put it this way: The Nashua-Plainfield cross country team does itself no favors when it comes to its annual home meet.“Our course is pretty challenging,” Nashua-Plainfield coach Jen Kalainoff said, “and then throw in the fact that we have 3A

Turkey Valley volleyball plays in third consecutive Saturday tourney

    Two volleyball teams  — Nashua-Plainfield and Clarksville — dropped out of the Dunkerton Tournament that was held Saturday, due to flooding in their towns.    There was no flooding in Jackson Junction, but Turkey Valley nearly became the third

Turkey Valley wins showdown

    On the first play from scrimmage in the Turkey Valley-AGWSR contest Friday, an AGWSR pass was broken up by Evan Busta. On the second play the Cougars fumbled and the ball was recovered by Wyatt Blazek.

Picking off a win!

A week’s worth of practice had told Keegan Tenge what was coming next.All week the New Hampton coaches had told Tenge and his fellow defensive backs that the Cowboys liked to run curl pass routes when they faced third-and-long.So midway through th

Chickasaw runners can’t wait for fall

The Chickasaw cross country team had some cooler weather in which to compete Tuesday at Waukon and it agreed with the runners, according to their coach.“I think my team is ready for fall weather, because we certainly run better when it's a li

Happy Homecoming for Trojan football

Turkey Valley's Wyatt Blazek ran for four touchdowns during the Trojans' Homecoming Friday night, while quarterback Cody Hackman ran for one score and passed for three others.

Chickasaws pull away late for homecoming win

New Hampton used a late burst as the Chickasaws scored three fourth quarter touchdowns, including two on interception returns, to beat Clarion-Goldfield-Dows/CAL 35-6 Friday night.The second-ranked Chickasaws improved to 5-0 overall and 3-0 in dis

Lady Trojans starting to see cohesion

    Turkey Valley’s first volleyball win of the season came against a Wisconsin school, their second was against a school from Minnesota.    Now girls, let’s work on those Iowa schools.    The Trojans ended up second in the “Silver Tournament” at

Going the distance

New Hampton volleyball coach Jess Geerts loves the scrappiness of her Chickasaws.But her team’s keen sense of drama?

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