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Golden Hawks run away with 52-25 win over Washington

The Golden Hawk offense made sporadic appearances on Monday, but the defense was locked in for all four quarters during a 52-25 win over Washington. Maddie Nonnenmann led Mid-Prairie with 14 …

Lone Tree's Hotz finishes third at SEISC meet with …

After wrestling in Lone Tree black and gold for three years, it was a little different for Will Hotz to take the mat in blue this year for Columbus/Winfield-Mt. Union. “Yeah at first, I …

Schlabaugh's conference title highlight for Huskies at …

Easton Schlabaugh came out attacking in the first period of the 106-pound Southeast Iowa Superconference final on Saturday. The Huskies sophomore got a takedown 26 seconds in and added six back …

Richardson digs deep for thrilling finish

Tristin Richardson was wrestling in his first conference tournament on Saturday, and through two matches and two periods, things were not going his way. A pair of losses by fall had Richardson …

Lions almost come back

Lone Tree got a good look at a game-tying 3-pointer with four seconds left, but it came up just short in a 50-45 loss at English Valleys on Thursday.  The Lions trailed 22-2 with just over …

Foul trouble plagues Lady Lions in loss

Kasey Chown led Lone Tree with 16 points in a 47-40 loss at English Valleys on Thursday.  Josie Mullinnix scored eight points and Maddie Jacque finished with seven. 

12 area girls wrestle in state tournament

In 2019 there were 87. In 2020 there were 350. And in 2021 there were 457 wrestlers who competed in the Iowa Girls State Wrestling tournament. Five years ago, there were less than 100 girls …

Photos: Three Golden Hawks finish first at Highland …

This week, Vinnie Bowlin returned to the mat for the first time in over a month and won each of his four matches with a first-period pin.  Three of those wins came during the Gary Curtis …

Kalona battles second hefty snowfall

After a storm on Tuesday, Dec. 29 buried Kalona in about 7-9 inches of snow, residents had to break out their shovels and snowblowers again on New Year’s Day, when another 3-4 inches …

Photos: Lone Tree at Hillcrest basketball

The Hillcrest offense was clicking when the Ravens returned to conference action on Tuesday.  John Hughes, Eli Ours, and Grant Bender each had at least eight points while the Ravens built a …

Kalona sees second and third structure fires of …

The Kalona Volunteer Fire Department was called to another house fire on Wednesday, Dec. 16 and a garden shed fire early in the morning on Sunday, Dec. 20, making the second and third structure fires …

A Running Faith

Race day always begins with a huddle. And a prayer. Less than 10 minutes before the Mid-Prairie girls cross country team was to successfully chase down a fourth consecutive state team title on …

Mid-Prairie presents play seven months in the making

At long last, Mid-Prairie High School students and staff were finally able to present “Three Fairy Godmothers,” the play they’d started working on in February. The actors were …

Front Runner

Danielle Hostetler chases golf carts. Really. Since late August, when Hostetler won her first high school cross country race in school-record time, the Mid-Prairie freshman has been chasing …

Alburnett ends Huskies’ season

Highland’s football season ended with a 40-19 loss to Alburnett in the first round of the playoffs on Oct. 16. The Huskies recorded their third-highest offense output of the season with 294 …

Slam and Bam

Running back Kayden Reinier and Mid-Prairie’s offensive line sent a message on its very first play last Friday night against Central Lee. Reinier ran 45 yards for a first down before he was …

Golden Hawks dominate league meet

The finish was indeed familiar. Danielle Hostetler cruised into the finish line area with another win in the River Valley Conference championships on Oct. 13 at Monticello High …

Oh, baby, Huskies win tourney match

Now here’s a baby story that’s likely to be remembered around Highland High School. Playing in the first round of the Iowa Class 1A regional tournament Monday night, the Huskies …