Sports

Wed
01
Feb

Swimmers 4th in conference

 

Justin Kueker had a great night Thursday at the Luther pool in Decorah. The NFV junior won both the 200 and 500 freestyle races for the Decorah swim team. (Jen Bissell photo) 

 

Swimmers 4th in conference

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

The Decorah swim team finished fourth at the North Central Swim Conference Meet on Saturday in Newton.

Earlier in the week, the swimmers were finally able to get the Parents Night meet in Thursday against Mason City. The meet had been postponed three times by bad weather.

Wed
01
Feb

North Fayette Valley girls to 10-7

 

NFV senior Jade Daughton flies out-of-bounds as she makes a nice save to help her TigerHawk teammates maintain possession late in Tuesday’s (Jan. 24) game against Clayton Ridge. The Eagles are undefeated in the UIC, but they barely managed a one-point win, 42-41, in West Union. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

North Fayette Valley girls to 10-7

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

The North Fayette Valley girls’ basketball team went 2-1 last week to move three games over 500 for the season at 10-7.

The week opened Tuesday, Jan. 24, with a tough, one-point home loss to powerful Clayton Ridge, 42-41. Friday, the TigerHawks beat South Winn in Calmar, 46-30, and the next night in Decorah, the gals beat the Vikings, 34-23.

Wed
01
Feb

NFV boys sweep 3 in UIC

 

NFV senior Mason Ward drives to the basket to score two of his 10 points Tuesday, Jan. 24, against visiting Clayton Ridge. Ward completed a double-double with 10 rebounds in the TigerHawks’ 51-37 win. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

NFV boys sweep 3 in UIC

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

North Fayette Valley disposed of three conference foes last week, beating Clayton Ridge, 51-37; Kee High, 81-58; and South Winn, 74-51.

Thu
26
Jan

SW girls edged in non-UIC matchups

SW girls edged in non-UIC matchups

 

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

While the South Winneshiek girls’ basketball team kept it close last week, it was handed a pair of non-Upper Iowa Conference (UIC) losses by Waukon and Wapsie Valley.

Thu
26
Jan

Warrior grapplers 3rd at Alburnett

 

South Winn’s Luke Massman is in deep on a shot during the Warriors’ triangular dual Thursday against Starmont and Clayton Ridge. Massman helped his team go 2-0 on the night before capturing his 100th career win Saturday at Alburnett. (Zakary Kriener photo)

 

Warrior grapplers 3rd at Alburnett

 

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

The South Winneshiek wrestling squad encountered some of its stiffest competition of the season Saturday as it traveled to Alburnett for tournament action.

While Class 2A Denver-Tripoli walked away with the team title by scoring 293 points, South Winneshiek was involved in a three-way battle for second against a pair of Class 1A top-10 teams.

Thu
26
Jan

Trojans give Lady Blue Devils fits

 

Junior Mary McDonough puts up a shot against Turkey Valley on Friday, Jan. 20. The Blue Devils lost, 64-15. Chris DeBack photo

 

Trojans give Lady Blue Devils fits

 

 

By Chris Deback
cdeback@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

The West Central Blue Devils girls’ basketball team’s schedule hasn’t been the friendliest this year.

The team is slated to face Class 1A No. 2 Turkey Valley and No. 5 Kee High twice this season.

Thu
26
Jan

Trojans give Lady Blue Devils fits

 

Junior Mary McDonough puts up a shot against Turkey Valley on Friday, Jan. 20. The Blue Devils lost, 64-15. Chris DeBack photo

 

Trojans give Lady Blue Devils fits

 

 

By Chris Deback
cdeback@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

The West Central Blue Devils girls’ basketball team’s schedule hasn’t been the friendliest this year.

The team is slated to face Class 1A No. 2 Turkey Valley and No. 5 Kee High twice this season.

Thu
26
Jan

Blue Devils fall to Trojans

 

Senior Brady Forsyth gets an off-balance shot to fall in a 69-29 loss to the Turkey Valley Trojans on Friday, Jan. 20. Chris DeBack photo

 

Blue Devils fall to Trojans

 

 

By Chris Deback
cdeback@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

Offensive woes continued for the West Central boys’ basketball team in a 69-29 loss to the Turkey Valley Trojans on Friday, Jan. 20.

Thu
26
Jan

Injured TigerHawks prep for postseason

 

NFV junior Jace Burrow has Ed-Co’s 170-pounder wrapped up with his head and shoulders on the mat Thursday in Edgewood. Burrow got the fall in 1:14. (Kris Van Sickle photo) 

 

Injured TigerHawks prep for postseason

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

North Fayette Valley wrestlers came out of last week’s matches a little battered as they prepare for the postseason that starts with the UIC Meet Saturday in Monona.

The TigerHawks won two of three matches Thursday in Edgewood but suffered three injury defaults at the tournament Saturday in Waverly. The good news from Waverly was NFV heavyweight Ethan Lape winning his weight class.

Thu
26
Jan

NFV boys edged by 'Dogs

 

Bryce Messler had to really elevate to get this shot off against the MFL/MM center. Messler scored four points for NFV; the sophomore also grabbed three rebounds and blocked five shots. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

NFV boys edged by 'Dogs

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

With the storm on Tuesday, Jan. 17, that postponed the game at Lansing, NFV boys’ basketball got only one game in last week.

However, the one game was a thriller as conference-leading MFL/MM won by a point, 49-48, Thursday in West Union.

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