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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.

Thu
26
Jan

NFV gals beat MFL/MM by 2

 

NFV’s Claire Hanson (21) powers through a pair of MFL/MM defenders on her way to the basket and two of her 13 points; the junior also hauled down 10 rebounds and blocked six shots. Looking on, in position for a potential offensive rebound, is Helena Fantz (12). In the final minute of play, Fantz made a huge offensive rebound that the TigerHawks were able to convert into points in their 55-53 win Friday in West Union. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

NFV gals beat MFL/MM by 2

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

The NFV girls won a thriller over visiting MFL/MM Friday in West Union, 55-53.

In their first meeting in November, the Bulldogs won handily, 54-43, and for a while Friday, it looked like the ‘Dogs would walk away with another easy win.

Thu
19
Jan

Warriors competitive at Decorah Duals

 

Rodney Schwartzhoff has been key in South Winneshiek’s strong season thus far. The 145 pound junior picked up six bonus-point victories last week, including five wins by fall. (Kris Van Sickle photo)

 

Warriors competitive at Decorah Duals

 

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

The South Winneshiek wrestling team made the short journey to Decorah Saturday to participate in the Decorah Dual Tournament.

The Warriors opened up the day with a 57-9 win over Waukon. South Winn received wins by fall from Gabe Sadler (113), Tayton Bullerman (132), Rodney Schwartzhoff (145), Luke Massman (152), Braxton Smith (160), and Jackson Lukes (285) to get the win.

Thu
19
Jan

Warriors knock off Blue Devils

 

Jaden Schweinefus eyes the basket during Friday’s game at West Central. The junior helped the Warriors pick up the 57-36 win over the Blue Devils. (Chris DeBack photo)

 

Warriors knock off Blue Devils

 

 

The South Winneshiek boys’ and girls’ basketball teams each picked up a win over the past week as each squad knocked off Upper Iowa Conference (UIC) opponent West Central.

The wins came just one night after a pair of hard-fought losses for South Winn.

Wed
18
Jan

Blue Devils fall in nail-biter, 53-52

 

West Central junior Collin Kime hits a bucket in the low post over a South Winneshiek defender in a loss to the Warriors on Friday, Jan. 13. (Chris DeBack photo)

 

Blue Devils fall in nail-biter, 53-52

 

 

By Chris Deback
cdeback@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

Cedar Valley Christian defeated the West Central boys’ basketball team, 53-52, on Thursday, Jan. 12, in one of the more thrilling ends to a basketball game this season.

A sloppy end to the first half by the Blue Devils saw Cedar Valley Christian take quite an advantage into the locker room. Cedar Valley Christian ended the first half on a 24-8 run, according to West Central head coach Darrin Lockard.

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