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Wed
01
May

Warrior T/F wins 8 gold medals

 

Cael Kuboshek (center) battles with a pair of rival runners in a recent 100-meter dash race. The Warrior boys’ track and field team competed twice last week, taking sixth at Osage (Tuesday, April 23) and third at Osage (Thursday). (Zakary Kriener photo)

 

Warrior T/F wins 8 gold medals

 

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

The South Winneshiek boys’ and girls’ track and field teams competed at a combined three events last week, including two boys’ meets and one girls’ meet.

The Warrior boys traveled to Osage Tuesday, April 23, for its first action of the week.

Noah Tieskoetter took first in the long jump with a distance of 19’09.5”, while Paul Hageman was first across the finish line in the 1600-meter run (4:45.73).

The Warriors were sixth as a team with 49 points. Clear Lake took first overall with 164 points.

Thursday, the Warrior boys and girls traveled to Crestwood for a co-ed meet.

Wed
01
May

Boys' track ties Jesup

 

Weston Fantz eyes the finish line during the 100 high hurdles in recent action. Friday at Starmont, the senior ran despite not feeling well, finishing fourth in the event, earning the TigerHawks four team points as they tied Jesup for first. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

Boys' track ties Jesup

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

NFV boys' track only had one meet last week after the Warrior Invite hosted by Wapsie Valley on Monday, April 22, was cancelled due to the weather.

The TigerHawks did get Friday’s meet in Starmont in, finishing in a tie with Jesup for the top spot with 120 points apiece.

The weather wasn’t great with temps in the 50’s and a stiff wind; fortunately trees helped block the head wind, but did aid athletes running towards the finish line. 

The big news for NFV was the fact Zach Masasman was held out of the last two races because of a slight groin sprain. The senior should be fine, but will be held out of the race Monday, April 29 as a precaution.

While Massman did not run the final two relays, he did earn a pair of gold medals in the 200 and 400 dashes.

Wed
01
May

Girls' golf splits in rain

 

Emma Pleggenkuhle hits this long, low, line drive Thursday at Pleasant Valley Sports Club in Clermont. She has been scoring well this season for NFV, setting a personal-best 54, Monday, April 21, at home against Postville. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

Girls' golf splits in rain

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

Rain was the word last week as the NFV girls' golf team split a pair of UIC matches in the rain at Pleasant Valley Sports Club in Clermont.

Monday, April 22, the girls played all nine holes in the rain,

Despite the miserable conditions, the TigerHawks had their best round of the season in downing a tough Postville squad, 222-233.

Wed
01
May

Boys' golf keeps on winning

 

Dylan Fenneman watches this putt go into the cup Thursday at Pleasant valley Sports Club. He was one of four varsity scorers for the TigerHawks with a 46. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

Boys' golf keeps on winning

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

The NFV boy’s golf team continued to have a stellar season last week when it won two UIC contests and came out on top of the tournament in Guttenburg.

The week started in the rain as the TigerHawks hosted Postville in a downpour at Pleasant Valley Sports Club in Clermont.

The boys had a relatively easy time, winning, 177-220. Colin Gavin was medalist with a three-over par, 39. 

Wed
01
May

NFV girls improving despite illnesses

 

NFV senior Makenna Koch (far right) and freshman Alyssa Bohr (center) run neck and neck in the 100 dash during recent action. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

NFV girls improving despite illnesses

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

The girls track team placed sixth on a cool, damp evening in Monona.

  “Once again illness cost us some points, but many events showed improvement,” explained head coach Mark Nuss.

 Three of the improved events were the 4x100, 4x400, and the sprint medley, all of which set season-best records.

Wed
24
Apr

SW girls' golf continues to improve

 

South Winn’s Makayla Hageman follows through on her swing during recent Warrior golf action. (Zakary Kriener photo)

 

SW girls' golf continues to improve

 

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

 

The South Winneshiek girls’ golf team had a busy week last week, competing at three competitions.

Monday, April 15, the Warrior girls traveled to Tri-City Golf Club in Luana to take on the Postville Pirates.

As a team, the Warriors shot a 217 to beat their Upper Iowa Conference foes (232). Leading the way for South Winn was Allanda Kriener who shot a season-best 49 to earn medalist honors. Makayla Hageman also shot a season-best 50 to take home runner-up honors. 

Wed
24
Apr

SW track/field competes at NFV

 

South Winn’s Tony Hanson clears a hurdle during the team’s recent competition at North Fayette Valley . (Zakary Kriener photo)

 

SW track/field competes at NFV

 

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

The South Winneshiek track and field teams competed at the NFV Coed Invite Thursday in West Union. The boys’ team placed third with 111 points, while the girls placed fifth with 76 points.

Leading the way for the Warrior boys was a trio of first-place finishers. Seth Greve cleared 128’07” in the discus, while Noah Tieskoetter cleared 20’09.75” in the long jump to each take first place in their respective events. Paul Hageman also earned gold in the 1600-meter run, finishing in a time of 5:55.08.

Wed
24
Apr

Boys' golf improves as season heats up

 

Braden Lensing unleashes on his tee shot during South Winneshiek home golf action last week at Silver Springs Golf Course in Ossian. The Warrior boys picked up an early-week win over Postville on Monday where Lensing earned medalist honors with a 45. (Zakary Kriener photo)

 

Boys' golf improves as season heats up

 

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

 

The South Winneshiek boys’ golf team competed at several meets last week, picking up a win over Postville on Monday, April 15, and finishing second in triangular action on Tuesday, April 16.

In their first meet of the week, the Warriors shot a 192 to defeat Postville (244) at Tri-City Golf Club in Luana.

Wed
24
Apr

Boys' golf has full week

Boys' golf has full week

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

With two tournaments and a pair of UIC outings, it was a busy week of golf for the NFV boys.

The full schedule began Monday, April 15, with the home opener at Pleasant Valley Sports Club in Clermont.

With West Central only having two golfers, the Blue Devils had no chance of winning. And, it would have taken a very good round to match the TigerHawks’ 182. 

Wed
24
Apr

Girls' golf wins 2 in UIC

Girls' golf wins 2 in UIC

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

 

NFV girl’s golf opened the home season at Pleasant Valley Sports Club in Clermont with a 43-stroke win over West Central, 251-294.

Lexi West and Sam Wenthold tied for best round honors at 38, but West won medalist honors on a card-back and Wenthold became the medalist runner-up.

Emma Pleggenkuhle was a stroke behind the leaders shooting a 39. Mariah Wettleson closed out the varsity scoring with her round of 76.

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