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Wed
12
Feb

TigerHawk gals have 5-game week

 

Leah Reierson drives by two South Winn Warriors on Thursday, Feb. 6, in West Union. The NFV senior led the team in rebounds with five and hit the only TigerHawk 3-pointer of the game; she also led the team in steals with four. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

 

TigerHawk gals have 5 game week

 

By Jerry Wadian
Sports Editor
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

It was an exhausting week for the North Fayette Valley girls’ basketball squad, playing five games in six days. In fact, the girls have played seven games over the last nine days.

“We never even had time to get a practice in,” stated head coach Sean Leonard.

The TigerHawks went 1-4 on the week, winning the final game, Saturday, Feb. 8, over Wapsie Valley, 42-28.

Wed
12
Feb

TigerHawk boys down Warriors, Vikings

 

North Fayette Valley guard Trystan Riley drives by a South Winn defender in NFV’s Thursday, Feb. 6, victory over the Warriors. Riley had a 51 points in the four games last week, including 20 against SW. For the week, the junior went 9-12 from 3-point range. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
Sports Editor
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

TigerHawk boys down Warriors, Vikings

The North Fayette boys’ basketball team split four games last week, downing Ed-Co and South Winn but falling to Clayton Ridge and Crestwood.

Trystan Riley had a big week for the TigerHawks, pouring in 51 points in the four contests, including nights of 18 and 20 points.

Wed
12
Feb

NFV sends 4 to Districts

 

Tyler Johansen controls the head of Oelwein’s Travis McMillan in the Sectional title round at 220. Johansen won the championship for NFV by dominating his Husky opponent, 15-3. (Jerry Wadian photo)

By Jerry Wadian
Sports Editor

jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

NFV sends 4 to Districts

North Fayette Valley came out of the Class 2A Sectional Wrestling Meet by advancing four grapplers to this week’s District Meet Saturday, Feb., 15 in New Hampton.

Nick Baumler (160), Tyler Johansen (220), and Dalton Lape (Hwt) all won two matches apiece to win their respective weight classes; all three are ranked in the top 10 in Class 2A. Zach Bruns, ranked fourth at 138, lost in the title match to the third-ranked wrestler, but he advances as the runner-up at 138.

Wed
05
Feb

Warriors third in UIC with TV 79-51 victory

 

Lining up the shot for South Winn is junior Tanner Kuennen. The Warriors came out on top in the contest, running out to an early 28-12 advantage after only one quarter of play.

 

 

Warriors third in UIC with TV victory

 

 

 

Becky Walz
News Editor
bwalz@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

 

Mother Nature intervened again. Instead of playing a trio of conference games last week, the South Winn boys’ basketball team was left to settle for one, but it was a big rival win over neighboring Turkey Valley, 79-51.

The Warriors put up a first quarter that tops all others this season with 28 points; Trevor Schweinefus scored 15 of those for South Winn.

Wed
05
Feb

SW gals trump Trojans, 42-30

Megan Elsbrnd of South Winn works to control the ball during their recent matchup against Turkey Valley.  Elsbrnd’s Warriors defeated the Trojans 42-30 in the game at Jackson Junction.

 

 

Becky Walz
News Editor
bwalz@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

SW gals trump Trojans, 42-30

 

 

After losing to Turkey Valley early in the season, the Lady Warriors pulled together and led for most of the 48 minutes on Friday to leave victorious, 42-30.

The first stanza was the closest of the evening, with the lead bouncing back in forth. Megan Elsbernd knotted the score, 6-6, with 2:53 remaining. It was a scoring drought for the two rivals in the closing minutes until Micole Lansing drained a trey with 30 ticks remaining to pull SW ahead, 9-6.

Wed
05
Feb

75 years of UIC memories

 

Dr. Dennis “Doc” Schuldt was instrumental in the creation of “The Legacy Continues!” It is an 88-page commemorative publication recognizing the 75th anniversary of the Upper Iowa Conference. Here, Dr. Schuldt holds a copy of the finished product, which contains photos, records, and a variety of other information regarding the conference and its athtletes.

 

 

75 years of UIC memories

 

 

Brian Smith
Contributing Writer
bsmith@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

Wed
05
Feb

Jordan Baumler wins state title

 

Jordan Baumler holds the placard showing the four bouts he won to claim the middle school 195 pound championship at the recent Iowa Youth Wrestling Super State Championships at the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids. (Submitted photo)

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
Sports Editor
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

Jordan Baumler wins state title

North Fayette Valley eighth-grader Jordan Baumler won the Middle School 195 pound championship at the recent Iowa Youth Wrestling Super State Championships. The tourney was held on Sunday, Jan. 26, in the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids.

Baumler won four matches to claim his title. In the first match, he earned a throw in 2:39.

Wed
05
Feb

NFV boys rally but fall short

 

NFV’s Brandon Fenneman tries for two against West Central Friday, Jan. 31 in Maynard. The junior didn’t get the bucket, but did haul down six rebounds. He added three more boards and two points against Oelwein on Saturday. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

 

NFV boys rally but fall short

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
Sports Editor
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

The North Fayette Valley boys’ basketball team had two second-half rallies fall short last week. The TigerHawks lost a pair of road games, falling at West Central, 52-46, on Friday, Jan. 31, and 62-41 the next day in Oelwein.

Friday in Maynard, the TigerHawks’ late rally was a case of too little, too late.

Wed
05
Feb

Big 4th lets TigerHawk girls beat WC

 

Hanna Moser has been coming off the bench to add quality minutes in the post. Here, the NFV junior glides between a pair of West Central defenders Friday, Jan. 31, to score two of her six points; she also had fur rebounds and a block. The next day in Oelwein, Moser led the team in rebounds with six, while scoring six more points and blocking a shot. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

 

Big 4th lets TH girls beat WC

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
Sports Editor
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

The North Fayette Valley girls’ basketball team split a pair of road games last week. Friday, Jan. 31, they won a UIC matchup at West Central, 45-34, and the next day dropped a 40-34 decision in Oelwein.

Wed
29
Jan

SW push Pirates off plank, shoot down NFV

 

South Winn’s Jared Schroeder drives into the lane for a layup ahead of the Bulldog defense in last week’s action versus MFL/MarMac. (Becky Walz photo)

 

 

Warriors push Pirates off plank, shoot down TigerHawks

 

 

Becky Walz
News Editor
bwalz@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

Last week was a week of ups and downs for the South Winn boys’ basketball team, nearly defeating powerhouse MFL/MarMac, and then claiming victories over Postville on Friday and North Fayette Valley on Saturday.

vs. MFL/MarMac

It was a battle of the treys Tuesday, Jan. 21, as South Winn and MFL/MM battled, tallying a total of 19 three-pointers in the contest. And in the end a trey was the decision-maker as MFL/MM drained the ball at the buzzer to defeat SW, 63-60.

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