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Wed
26
Apr

Blue Devils fall to Eagles

 

 West Central’s Kenadie Betz turned in a team-low 59 against Clayton Ridge on Thursday, April 20, at Big Rock Country Club in Fayette. 

 

Blue Devils fall to Eagles

 

 

By Chris Deback
cdeback@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

The West Central boys’ and girls’ golf teams fell at home to Clayton Ridge on Thursday, April 20, in their only meet last week.

The boys lost, 166-228, while the girls fell, 215-251.

There were cool and windy conditions at Big Rock Country Club in Fayette, the Blue Devils’ home course. Kenadie Betz is the first female golfer other than Kenzie Squires to score the team's lowest nine-hole round in competition. She scored a 59; her best hole was a bogey on No. 3.

Wed
26
Apr

Blue Devils turn in season-best times

 

Taylor Hepperle runs the second leg of the Blue Devils’ shuttle hurdle relay team. The team took third place at Oelwein on April 17 and first place at Kee High three days later.  Jerry Wadian photo

 

Blue Devils turn in season-best times

 

 

By Chris Deback
cdeback@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

The West Central boys’ track and field team competed hard in two meets last week. 

The boys didn’t have to travel very far for their first meet in Oelwein on Monday, April 17. The Blue Devils tied for sixth with Independence and Central Elkader in a meet that featured 10 teams. 

Wed
26
Apr

TigerHawk boys' golf beats TV

TigerHawk boys' golf beats TV

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

After three meets and a tournament last week, the NFV boys’ golf team got a chance to catch its breath this week with only a meet Thursday and a tournament on Saturday. 

Saturday’s tournament in New Hampton was a meeting of top golf programs.

The TigerHawks’ score of 342 in the 18-hole tourney was enough to finish ahead of SW but four strokes behind Denver. Host New Hampton won easily with a score of 312.

Wed
26
Apr

NFV girls 3rd in two meets

 

Megan Feldman’s long stride is evident at Friday’s TigerHawk Invite as the senior helps the 4x800 win a gold medal. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

NFV girls 3rd in two meets

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

The NFV girls’ track team placed third in both of the track meets in which they competed last week. Tuesday, April 18, the gals were in Cresco and Friday, they hosted the annual TigerHawk Invitational in West Union.

At the TigerHawk on Friday, NFV finished behind Crestwood for the second time in the week. However, the TigerHawks jumped ahead of Waukon in the final standings.

Once again NFV had to hold out some girls due to nagging injuries.  

Wed
26
Apr

NFV boys' track earns 2 team medals

 

Brandon Wolfe heaves the discus with all of his might Friday at the TigerHawk Invite. The senior just started throwing this season but won two medals last week. He won a gold medal Friday and a silver medal Tuesday, April 18, in Charles City. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

NFV boys' track earns 2 team medals

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

The NFV boys’ track team earned team medals at both of the meets it competed in this week.

Tuesday, April 18, the boys brought back a bronze medal from Charles City and a silver medal at Friday’s annual TigerHawk Invite.

Wed
19
Apr

Warrior T/F begins outdoor season

Warrior T/F begins outdoor season

 

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

The outdoor track season officially got underway for the Warrior boys’ and girls’ track teams last week. The South Winn boys traveled to Decorah Monday, April 10, while the girls also participated in a Decorah meet three days later on Thursday, April 13.

As one of the smallest schools to compete Monday, the Warrior boys placed fifth as a team, scoring 62 points.

South Winn was led by a trio of first-place finishes in the 4x200, 4x400, and 800 relay.

Wed
19
Apr

SW linksters win decisively

 

Jaden Schweinefus watches her tee shot soar down the fairway at Silver Springs Golf Course in Ossian Thursday as the Warriors hosted Postville. The junior linkster earned medalist honors after turning in a 45 on her scorecard, one stroke ahead of teammate Skyler Luzum. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

SW linksters win decisively

 

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

 

It was another cold day for golf Thursday as the Warrior boys’ and girls’ golf teams hosted Postville at Silver Springs Golf Course in Ossian.

The South Winneshiek boys shot a strong 176 as a team, besting the Pirate effort of 232.

Wed
19
Apr

Lady Devils split golf meets

 

After sitting volleyball and basketball senior year due to an ACL injury, Mary Michels is happy to be back out on the golf course competing once again. (Chris DeBack photo)

 

Lady Devils split golf meets

 

 

By Chris Deback
cdeback@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

The West Central girls’ golf team split the two meets in which they competed last week.

The Blue Devils lost on the road at Starmont, 203-251, on Monday, April 10, but defeated Central Elkader on the road, 249-265, a few days later. 

Wed
19
Apr

Martin helps boys' shuttle hurdle

 

Freshman Brice Martin runs the third leg of the West Central Shuttle Hurdle Relay team. He has been a nice addition to the Blue Devils squad.  (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

 

Martin helps boys' shuttle hurdle

 

 

By Chris Deback
cdeback@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

The West Central girls’ and boys’ track teams ran in a number of meets last week.

The Blue Devils hosted a meet at Oelwein on Monday, April 10, and both teams ran together a few days later in Monona. The Lady Blue Devils also participated in a meet at Oelwein on Tuesday, April 11. 

With small numbers on both teams for the Blue Devils, it is about competing well and showing improvement in the events they run. 

Wed
19
Apr

NFV girls 4-0 in golf

 

 

Mariah Wettleson blasts out of the sand Monday, April 10, in Ossian as the NFV girls beat their hosts from South Winn. Wettleson’s shot landed near the cup for an easy putt. She is one of several juniors who are good enough to shoot varsity on a number of teams in the UIC, but she   is a reliable performer for an NFV team that is loaded with top-flight talent. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

NFV girls 4-0 in golf

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

The North Fayette Valley girls’ golf team won two meets last week to move to 4-0 on the young season.

Monday, April 10, the TigerHawks beat South Winn, 198-205, at Silver Springs Country Club in Ossian. Thursday, the girls were at Lone Pine Country Club in Edgewood, where they downed Ed-Co, 198-264. 

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